Monthly Archives: January 2011

Shun Lee West Nixon in China Menu

Last week, my friend Michael Tong, owner of Shun Lee restaurants in Manhattan, and a man who is immeasurably responsible for how New Yorkers eat Chinese food, called me with an interesting request. ¬†John Adam’s opera, Nixon in China, is about to make its debut at the Metropolitan Opera, which is right across Broadway from […]

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Braised Lamb Shanks with Feta and Olives

My brain is working overtime trying to find something positive in the cold weather that we have had on the east coast this winter. About the only thing I can come up with is that the chilling temperatures are the perfect excuse for braising meaty stews for supper. Lamb shanks are a cut that clearly […]

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