Where’s the Easter Bunny?

April 24, 2011

in restaurant, snacks, soup/stew

Happy Easter!

I haven’t really celebrated this holiday since I was a kid (and religious) but it still feels weird being away from home and Abe. I woke up early and took a walk to the Whole Foods in Pacific Heights

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The weather was really weird this morning – a mix of sun and drizzle.

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By the afternoon it cleared up and got sunny, right before lunch and rehearsal with our director Rich

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There was a little wait at Shanghai Dumpling King, and it got even longer after we sat down

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There were 4 of us and we each ordered a dish to share.

I picked a veg (of course) – sauteed snow peas with garlic

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Minced pork…

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…with hiding noodles

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Beef with Broccoli – and a couple carrots too

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The house specialty – Xiao Long Bao

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I ate about 3 or 4 of these – filled with pork and soup!

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Two platefuls that looked like this

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And about three pieces of the crispiest scallion pancakes I’ve ever tasted

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Light and fluffy, almost like Puri!

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We rehearsed for a few hours, then came back to the hotel and I repeated the first half of my day again – walk, talk on the phone with Abe, and computer work.

No Easter eggs. No chocolate bunnies. No jelly beans. No lamb. No ham. Just some late night snacks.

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Along with the mini Chocolate and Coconut Raw Revolution, apple and cocoa, I tried a new product

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These instant packets will have to replace my stripped down miso soup habit – cause there’s no fridge here!

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Tomorrow is two things – the start of the film shoot and the day Easter candy goes on sale!

Did you celebrate today?

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