Cold-Dipped Soba Noodles Are A Refreshing Alternative to Ramen — Dining on a Dime

Cold-Dipped Soba Noodles Are A Refreshing Alternative to Ramen  — Dining on a Dime

Ladies and gentlemen, we are here on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and I am going to enjoy a delightful Japanese treat, soba noodles. You may know them as buckwheat noodles. Buckwheat is actually not related to wheat. Actually closer to sorrell, which is sort of like a spinach-like herb or rhubarb. Bottom line, […]

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Fresh Rice Noodles Made By Hand at Hawaii’s Look Fun Factory — Dining on a Dime

Fresh Rice Noodles Made By Hand at Hawaii’s Look Fun Factory — Dining on a Dime

We’re on King Street heading towards Kekaulike Street where we are going to the Ying Leong Look Funn Factory. It is in Honolulu’s Chinatown which is one of the oldest Chinatowns in the United States. It is a business that has been around maybe 70 years to my understanding, under its current ownership about 40 […]

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The Enormous Italian Sandwich You Have To Eat In San Francisco — Dining on a Dime

The Enormous Italian Sandwich You Have To Eat In San Francisco — Dining on a Dime

– We’re in South San Francisco, going to a beloved sandwich institution, affectionately known as Little Lucca’s. This place specializes in obscenely large Italian deli sandwiches, as big as your head. If your head is enormous and oblong-shaped. What Little Lucca’s really specializes in, which is tiger bread or Dutch crunch bread, which is this […]

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The Best Pupusas in New York Are Right Next to a Brooklyn Soccer Field — Dining on a Dime

The Best Pupusas in New York Are Right Next to a Brooklyn Soccer Field — Dining on a Dime

Hello there people. Lucas Peterson, host of internet’s Dining on a Dime. We’re standing on the soccer field we’re at the Red Hook recreational center. This is a series of parks here on Bay Street. And we are about to indulge in a street food vendor scene that’s been here for over 40 years. There’s […]

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Beigel Bake’s Salt Beef is the Katz’s Pastrami of London — Dining on a Dime

Beigel Bake’s Salt Beef is the Katz’s Pastrami of London — Dining on a Dime

– I’m walking down Brick Lane in the Bethnal Green neighborhood of London. I’ve been told that while I’m here I have to try beigels or bagels, the traditional Jewish bread product that originated in Poland and Eastern Europe. We’re heading to Beigel Bake, which is one of two prominent beigel places on this road, […]

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The Oldest Dim Sum House In San Francisco at Hang Ah Dim Sum Tea House — Dining on a Dime

The Oldest Dim Sum House In San Francisco at Hang Ah Dim Sum Tea House — Dining on a Dime

– We are driving down Grand street in Chinatown in San Francisco, California. And Chinatown is, among other things, the most densely populated area of the United States outside of Manhattan. It is also the oldest Chinatown in North America. It was originally the port of entry for Chinese immigrants in the 1850s when they […]

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