Doujiang and youtiao in Philadelphia?
Anyone know where I can get a decent bowl of Doujiang with some youtiao and hopefully some scallion pancakes for breakfast?
Haven't had this breakfast since I was a kid in NY. My dad used to take me to a place which has long gone out of business.
Thanks in advance!
Doujiang is a soup made from bean milk, either savory or sweet. I'm looking for the savoury version, hopefully with a little youtiao already in it, some chili oil and scallions. Youtiao are long pieces of fried savoury dough that are crispy outside and tender/bready inside. I've seen youtiao in asian markets, but the old stuff isn't even close to a fresh fried piece. Same resemblance a fresh krispy kreme has to a day old supermarket donut.
Douijiang/youtiao is a very old fashioned chinese breakfast. I haven't had it since my dad took me to a restaurant as a kid in NY. I saw some NY postings for it in the outer boroughs, and I was wondering if Phily had anything like it. It's a long shot, but what the heck.....
Took a peek at Ong's menu on menupages.com. I saw they have a Chinese Cruller on the menu, so there's a shot at the youtiao. Don't think they have the doujiang, though. Thanks for the rec!