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New Yawk, New Yawwwwk!

By Ann | February 9, 2010

Hello and greetings from the the Big Apple!

Since I arrived on Friday, I’ve indulged in a cheap pedicure, feasted on lots of great food (spicy tuna rolls and tri-color rolls at Yama, housemade fresh tofu at En Brasserie — yum!), enjoyed an icy saketini, and spent a whole day eating nothing but toasted sandwiches (yesterday was panini Monday). I have also been so excited to be in the big city, I’ve forgotten to take photographs at every turn!

Kitchen Chinese is officially on sale today! I was thrilled to see it mentioned in the New York Post’s required reading column on Sunday. I was also honored and touched to have the book mentioned by blogger friends Camille of the delicious Croque Camille and Kathy of the adorable Kathy’s Red Door Welcome — merci mille fois, chères amies!

Tonight is the book’s big party at the Museum of Chinese in America — I’m making a noodle salad and have been up to my eyeballs in spicy peanut sauce! Check back soon for a post on the big event…

Finally, if you’re in Washington, DC and looking for ideas to ring in the Year of the Tiger, check out my post on the Washingtonian magazine’s website. I’ll be speaking at the Border’s on L Street tomorrow at 6.30pm and hope you’ll brave the snow to come talk about Chinese food!

Topics: Book, Kitchen Chinese: a novel | 7 Comments »

7 Responses to “New Yawk, New Yawwwwk!”

  1. CK Says:
    February 9th, 2010 at 11:00 am

    We also had a nice dinner at Craft Bar in the Flatiron District; some dishes were uneven, but my veal ricotta meatballs hit the spot. My food highlight so far: Hampton Chutney, on Prince Street, just east of Broadway. A great place for a quick hot lunch of dosas after walking around SoHo. And heat is important — it’s been awfully cold here!

  2. heather Says:
    February 9th, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    Can’t wait to see you guys! No heat needed here in the MIA :) Bring your flipflops.

  3. Kathleen Gauthier Says:
    February 9th, 2010 at 10:46 pm

    Sounds like you’re off to a great start!

  4. Cindy Liu Says:
    February 10th, 2010 at 1:52 am

    Congratulations again Ann! I hope you enjoyed your time here in New York. Good luck and enjoy your travels!

  5. joanna goddard Says:
    February 10th, 2010 at 5:04 pm

    congratulations again! it was wonderful to see you and c, and the book looks fantastic. hope you managed to make it out to DC today! xo

  6. Ann Says:
    February 11th, 2010 at 10:53 am

    Thanks, y’all! We are off to a good start, but hampered by snow unfortunately.

    Heather — Still sad not to make it to Miami.

    Kathy — I was so touched by your incredibly sweet post about KC on your blog!

    Cindy — Merci mille fois for a WONDERFUL book party!

    Joanna — Not only did we make it to DC, we are trapped here! Thank you three for coming to our party!

  7. Quick Indian Cooking » Fancy a Chindian? Says:
    February 11th, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    [...] all in honour of a dear friend and fellow blogger Ann Mah, whose literary debut Kitchen Chinese launched this week. The Hakka Noodle and Chilli Chicken combo [...]

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