A Little More About Our Modern Chinese Menu ~

February 22, 2017

Modern Chinese  & Dim Sum Dishes ~ Intro, Lincoln Park Born in the teahouses of Southern China – specifically, the capital city of Guangzhou – about two hundred centuries ago, it’s secret lies in the land, lush and fertile, endless selection of vegetables, starches, fruits, animals, and seafood. Guangdong province was a destination for immigrants for all – and a melting pot for food.” Intro's approach to Dim Sum is flavorful, modern and unique.  The menu can be enjoyed a la carte or the most popular way, as a family-style feast including all of the dishes below, plus a few others; Grilled Cabbage, Papaya Salad, Five Spice Pork Ribs and Caramel-Lacquered Prime Beef. Vegetables -  Treasure Chinese Broccoli Salad Crisp, refreshing, broccolini is blanched, chilled and served with radishes and a dressing of crystallized Chinese mustard and topped with crunchy shallots. A crowd pleaser packing lots of flavor – this dish is also gluten free and vegan. Hot Dim Sum – Crispy Shrimp Lollipops and BBQ Mushroom Bao with Sesame Mayo WHO doesn’t like a Lollipop and delicious crispy shrimp?? – Try ours, shrimp mixed with ginger, garlic, sesame oil rolled in panko, lightly fried and served on a skewer to dip in our fermented chile mayo and popped into your mouth.  Delicious. A baozior simply known as bao is a type of steamed, filled bun – Our BBQ Mushroom Bao is filled with grilled shiitake mushroom, char sui sauce, sesame mayo and pickled cabbage. Garnished with green onion – a terrific vegetrian play on the traditional Pork Char Sui –smoky, satisfying and delicious. Large Plates – Curry Noodles Noodles are an essential ingredient and staple in Chinese cuisine. Chinese noodles vary widely according to the region of production, ingredients, shape or width, and manner of preparation. Already –our Curry Noodles have created quite a buzz! Sublime white long noodles, luxuriating in an opulent broth consisting of chicken stock, fish sauce, coconut, lemongrass and Kaffir lime curry. Come slurp a bowl - contentment found! Dessert - Hong Kong-Style Custard Tart Brûlée  Shortbread crust filled with sweet egg custard and baked. Topped with sugar and bruleéd. Finished with salt. Served with bruleéd meringue – you will never look at Crème Brulee the same again.