Uyghur Kitchen | Boston Food Truck

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i tried to catch uyghur kitchen food truck a few times but no luck. it’s really hard to track them down since they dont seem to follow their schedule and cancellations are not noted on their social media. one night, we were driving to our dinner and we spotted uyghur kitchen food truck so we had to stop immediately.

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since we were on our way to dinner, we only tried the lamb kebab which is the only thing i care for anyways. at 3.49 per kebab, there’s def more meat on the stick than wow bbq.

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although the meat was not as tender and juicy as i wished, i appreciated that there was way less fat on each stick unlike wow bbq. i’d say the flavors were on point.
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i’d get it again if i ran into them.
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Crave Mad for Chicken | Boston, MA Chinatown

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we went to check out crave mad for chicken soft opening last night. crave mad for chicken is a korean fried chicken joint, part of a chain from new york. it took over the conveyor belt enso sushi on kneeland.

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the menu was stapled together, didnt look it was the final product.
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cant eat chicken without beer. they have a selection beers but relatively expensive: a glass of asahi beer @ $7
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besides fried chicken, their menu was only limited to some apps and sushi unlike the new york location. so we only ordered some chicken.

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the double-fried chicken was def crispy, but i found the flavors were weak. we ordered the furious xtra spicy garlic and buffalo, i did not taste even a bit of spiciness.
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MFC claims their chicken to be all natural, farm raised with no hormones and no antibiotics, always fresh, never frozen. comparing to bonchon, the chicken def tasted much fresher.
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the service wasnt exactly on point yet as they are still working out their kinks especially for their first night, but they were very friendly overall. i’d def come back again when i crave for some chicken.
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75 Kneeland St
Boston, Massachusetts 02111

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The Golden State | Los Angeles, CA Fairfax


our friend took us to the golden state to check out their burgers when we were in cali







they have curry ketchup.

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i really liked the sweet potato fries. i got an extra order



we ran into tyler the creator. i think his store is down the street


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The Golden State
Burgers, Gastropubs, Sandwiches
426 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone number (323) 782-8331

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2941 | Falls Church, VA Washington DC

Another pork belly post.  Every month I travel to NY and DC for work.  My parents live in the DC area, I took them out to 2941 for the summer tasting menu. 2941 is located in falls church, it’s easy to miss since it is tucked away in a very Virginia Office park.

The restaurant has great ambiance with nice high ceilings and large glass windows overlooking a lake

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We went for the tasting menu
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Summer Truffle & Cauliflower
citrus cauliflower, tarragon, lemon thyme

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Arctic Char
Popcorn Custard, crispy jamon mangalica, asparagus
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Jumbo Lump Crab Risotto
Venere, Chesapeake Bay Jump Lump Crab, lemon mascarpone, parcel
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Venison Loin
roasted black mission fig, porcini, balsamic
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Summer pudding
pain de mie, berry compote, lemon curd icecream, coconut

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Overall 2941 this visit to 2941 isn’t what I remember what it was like before 2-3 years ago. It’s definitely become more casual. The ingredients are fresh and made with excellent execution.

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2941 Fairview Park Dr
Falls Church, VA 22042
(703) 270-1500

YoCha | Quincy, MA Boston

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went to yocha for something desserts.

coconut soup with tapioca, mango, taro, and tofu pudding
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mango puree, mango, pomelo, and tofu pudding
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although the space was clean, bright, and spacious, i didnt really enjoy the dessert soups. im not a fan of sweet tofu pudding, but most of their soups have sweet tofu pudding. they also serve frozen yogurts and drinks such as tea, bubble tea and coffee.
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Coffee & Tea, Bubble Tea, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
406 Hancock St
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone number (617) 328-8883

Al Gauron Deep Sea Fishing & Whale Watching | Hampton, New Hampshire

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we went on a deep sea fishing tour with a few friends back in april. it’s an all day event, so we got to hampton beach around 6am in the morning.

we were pretty excited as we were getting on the boat, I thought it would be a nice day hanging out on the ocean and hopefully catch some fish for dinner. little did we know what we got ourselves into.
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it was a 2-hour boat ride off the coast. 10 mins after the boat started moving, all of my 3 friends started throwing up like crazy. it was windy so the ride was rough. i started to feel uncomfortable an hour in. i didnt throw up , but i already started regretting this. i felt freezing cold even thought I was in my canada goose long jacket.

the boat finally stopped moving after 2 hours and it was time to start fishing. all my friends were still throwing up. the waves felt even stronger after the boat stopped moving and i started to feel very seasick. 10 mins later i joined my friends and started throwing up into the ocean. i didnt eat much that morning so nothing really came out.
i didnt throw up as much as my friends, but i still felt very very sick and freezing cold.
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none of my friends could even get up, so they didnt try to fish.
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pork belly was the only person in our group that felt fine and fished. it must have been all the fish sauce he has consumed all his life.
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i really wanted to kill myself knowing i will be stuck on this boat for next 8 hours.
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the crew was really helpful. they were running around showing ppl how to fish or just help them out in general.

pork belly caught his 1st fish wooohoooo
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the guy helped him taking the fish off the hook and measured how big the fish was. if it wasn’t big enough, they had to throw them back to the ocean.
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it’s a Stripped Bass.
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i tried to force myself to take naps so i didn’t have to feel the nausea.
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i felt ok for a little bit after the 100th nap, so i tried to fish, but quickly felt very sick again after a few mins of fishing.
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my poor friends, they were like this the entire 8 hour trip. i really thought i was gonna die too.
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it was the longest 8 hours in our life and I still can’t believe I actually survived looking back. we were beyond relieved and thankful when we finally got back on the land. we all swore we would never go on such trips ever again. my friend was still throwing up after got back on the land. i asked if this could get better over time and they all told me no. they said if you are seasick then you would be forever seasick. it was such a terrible experience for us, so think twice if you wanna go one a deep sea fishing or whale watching tour. maybe go on a half day tour to try it out first. we all been on boats and cruises before and we were all fine, but a relatively small boat all day out in the ocean is a different story.
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1 Ocean Blvd.
Hampton, New Hampshire 03842


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