Dao-miu and Chinese barbers

Last Tuesday afternoon, I was in Chinatown to visit my dentist for a “deep cleaning” procedure. While there, I purchased from the vegetable vendor on East Broadway and Catherine Street a pound of “dao-miu” (a leafy green vegetable) for home cooking for $2.50 … I made a delcious risotto with jasmine brown rice and left-over Cantonese roast duck. A pound of “dao-miu” can make four portions of vegetable serving. A very good tasty and economic means to enjoy good food.
Also made a new discovery walking north on Eldridge Street – a brand new Chinatown of barber shops where you can get a hair-cut for $5-$6 … a pastry shop for egg tarts, almond cookies, spoonge cakes, coffee and tea for $0.50 each … numerous fresh noodle eateries from the province of Fukien … very good Beijing fried dumplings, fried sesame bread, hot-sour soup, boiled pork-chive dumplings, etc. eatery. (Eldridge Street runs between Canal and Division Streets in Lower Manhattan. Eldridge is a one-way street that runs north. It is three blocks east of Bowery and one block west of Allen Street (First Avenue below Houston Street)
Also see The Eldridge Street Project
AGINY Good Value