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Taiwanese-style Hamburgers – Lucky New Yorkers

Creator of the Taiwanese-style Hamburger for New Yorkers, Eddie Huang, already had the camera spotlight on him for the Cooking Channel’s show, Cheap Bites.  However, don’t go looking over at the Cooking Channel’s website for information on it, because it ain’t there.  Eddie announced it himself on his blog, Fresh Off the Boat.

Even TV news in Taiwan has carried the story!  On Focus-Taiwan News Channel, they laud Chef Eddie Huang and his restaurant.

Baohaus is a tiny popular spot located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The shop’s specialty and bestseller is “Chairman bun,” made with red cooked pork belly and a topping of the classic Taiwanese condiments — peanut powder and red sugar.

Eddie’s no slouch.  Before he was a chef, he was a lawyer.  Another lawyer escaping the paper cut rat race!  He won an award from Zagat called 30 under 30.

Now if this hasn’t gotten your salivation juices flowing, nothing will.  It sounds like it’s worth a trip to the Lower East side.

One Response to Taiwanese-style Hamburgers – Lucky New Yorkers

  1. Husnain

    March 12, 2012 at 1:29 am

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