Menu Translator - Chinese Cuisine
It's happened to all of us at one time or another. You're dining out at a Chinese restaurant, trying to decide what to order. There's just one problem - you need help deciphering the menu. Take, for example, Cheng du Chicken. You figure it must be a chicken dish of some sort, but whether the bird is steamed, stir-fried or diced up and served in a salad is anyone's guess. Or what about Kung Pao Ming Har? You know that Kung Pao chicken is a dish named after an official, but what on earth does Ming Har stand for?
I hope that my menu translator will help. Each week I'll be adding items, and if you have any particular dishes that you'd like to see included here, please send me an email. I've divided the the file into two sections; the first is for dim sum items, the second covers a take-out menu. Ho ho sik! (Good eating)