Dough Zone Dumpling House

If you’ve followed me over from the old site, or have seen my Facebook or Instagram pages, there’s a good chance you’re aware of my fondness for dim sum.  And while variety is the spice of life (or maybe it’s smoked paprika, I can never keep that straight), sometimes you just want to go to a […]

 After we checked out of the hotel the following morning, it was time to once again feed my constant dim sum craving.  After good but still somewhat lacking experiences in Seattle earlier this year and at a different place in Portland last year, I finally returned to my first love.  The actual name of the joint is Wong’s King […]

My alarm went off at 7:00.  Normally I don’t bother setting an alarm while on vacation, especially since I have this odd habit of waking up with the sunrise (albeit only on vacation), but I’ll make an exception on certain occasions.  This was such an occasion.  A little later on, at a more sensible time, […]

I have no idea how long Yen Ching has been occupying the corner of 9th and Bannock in downtown Boise.  I know that it’s been there since at least the mid-90’s, but beyond that I couldn’t say.  Always one of the more interesting places in town, I rarely make it there because when I’m in […]