The General

Top chef ”Hung Huynh” at The General

 

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The General   199 Bowery ( btw Rivington St & Delancy  St ) NYC 

The General just opened on Bowery St few weeks ago. I am loving this place not just because it’s around corner from my shop Cutie Room ♪♪☆~(^з^)~☆♪♪ hehehe… they have a great bar scene with great cocktails & food. The General is run by same peoples who run Catch in meatpacking distric. Also same Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. My food photos are compliments of chef and it was so yummy. I will return to here next few weeks for full menu patrolling!! Stay tuned……… xoxo

Overall Food Atmosphere Price
♥♥♥1/2 ♥♥♥1/2   ♥♥♥  $$$1/2
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Executive chef Hung Huynh & I ♪♪(^_^)♪♪ He is also executive chef at Catch in Meatpacking District.

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Hung’s Fried Rice

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Chinese Chicken Tacos $11

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Crusted Calamari green papaya, mango, nuac cham $11

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Lady with a dagger – lychee, passion fruit, grey goose vodka, thai basil $16

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Cheers to the opening of the General ♪♪☆~(^з^)~☆♪♪ Welcome to Cutie Patroller’s neighborhood.

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Fat Radish

www.thefatradishnyc.com 17 Orchard St New York, NY 

Ever since the Fat Radish opened last year they became an instant “IT” eatery of Chinatown/LES. The new resty is owned by two British owners who also own a catering and event group called Silkstone. They created dishes that use local and seasonable ingredients with an English twist. The menu is unexpected like mako shark from Montauk, market veggies from locol farmers, or a guilty pleasure duck fat french fries. I recently enjoyed a summer pie with multiple kinds of Peas baked in an amazing crust and it was phenomenal…so fresh and creamy and I liked how it looked too – so cute and puffy (^_^) Too bad the Mako Shark with Wild Rice was unusual but apparently (>_<)””. I will try their Scotch Egg next time (if it’s still on the menu; the great thing about this place is they seem to change the menu seasonally and there’s always a special of the day ). I will report back on some of Cutie Patroller’s “must order dishes” to you soon. The place has chic and rustic decor and the space is cutie with great atmosphere. In some way it reminds me of ABC Kitchen but a more casual LES version and the similar to the vibe of Freemans ( if this helps you to get an idea of the place ). Go with a bunch of friends or date any night of the week or for weekend brunch.

Overall Food Atmosphere Price
♥♥♥♥ ♥♥  ♥♥♥♥♥ $$$ 1/2
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Sweet Pea Summer Pie Creme Fraiche,Mint $14 – ♥♥♥♥

Celery Root Pot Pie Black Garlic, Gruyere Cheese $15 – ♥♥♥ 

 

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 Scotch Egg $11 – ♥♥♥♥ Continue reading