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Du Pain et des Idees Review: Du Pain et des Idees is one of the best bakeries in Paris

The Parisian food posts are going to come to an end with this last post about the bakery, Du Pain et Des Idees. It was quite possibly the best all-around bakery that we tried in Paris last summer, and it was so delicious that we went back a second morning. It's a tiny bakery in the 10th arrondissement and it's a must visit for those who love pastries. Look at that spread! Pastry for days...

Han Dynasty Review: Three cup chicken at Han Dynasty

A quick break from the Taipei food posts, I'm going to talk about a Taiwanese dish you can order here in Manhattan! Through The New York Times, I learned that Han Chiang wanted to serve some Taiwanese dishes at the NYC outpost of his highly successful Philly empire, Han Dynasty. One of the main thing that sticks out on the menu of Sichuan dishes is the appetizer that's just called Taiwanese sausages. You pretty much never see that at a Szechuan/Sichuan restaurant menu in New York. It comes fairly straight forward, just cut up into slices. Some sliced garlic accompany the meaty appetizer. Even thought it might seem weird to eat sliced garlic with sausage, it works well here. The sausage is slightly sweet and not too fatty, so it was quite nice. We also tried the beef with scallions and onions. I thought this was just...