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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Chinatown DimSum

My Pawents decided to go to Chinatown today to find Mommi a new pawasol ow a hat against the sun and since it was awound one O clock, why not go fow Dim Sum

I could almost taste it. Then they told me I had to stay home because the westauwant wouldn't let me in and besides it was going to possibly dundew and stowm.
Natoowally, I was devestated, and even mowe so when they showed me these pictoowes

it's a place called Dim Sum GoGo

they had all kinds of steamed buns and baked buns, and fwied buns
wif vegebles and shwimps, and powk and stuff

and cwab in pwetty gween dough all steamed and pinched bootifully, and wondewful dipping sauces and tea

then to make mattews wowse

they had ice cweam wifout me

evewyone in the wowld was having ice cweam except me

you'd think I'd at least get a silly toy...but noooooooo

this Mr. looks the way I felt

have you evew seen so many leechees in youw life?

ow weiwd looking coconuts,shaped like wockets that the man cut wif a machete looking knife and then would stick a stwaw in it and sell it as coconut milk dwink?

these awe dwagon fwuit..I've nevew had any..they awe supposed to be delicious and sweet
they cewtainly awe pwetty

it was a steamy hot day wif the stowm about to come..Daddi saw these chewwies and had to buy some

Mommi and Daddi finally came home, all melted fwom walking and widing on the subway. They made it in the nick of time. Soon aftew, the heavens opened and all the watew in the oonivewse was dumped on New Yowk City..I think they would have dwowned if they stayed out longew
hewe awe the chewwies they bwought home along wif some peaches and tomatoes

I got to have some of all of those...Niammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

hope all of you had a gweat weekend
smoochie kisses


Huskee and Hershey said...

Hi Asta,
Ooooh... our mom LOVES dim sum.. especially those little buns!! And one of her favourite fruits is the Dragon fuit...you should ask your mom to try it.. the flavour is quite bland but it is very sweet.

Ziggy Stardust said...

Asta, I am sorry you didn't get to go. I don't get to go a lot of places either, it stinks sometimes. The foodies looked really good. I hope you got to try those little red balls they brought home.

licks and sniffs, Sasha

Simba and Jazzi said...

Ice cream without you! Evil mean humans. Looks like they had fun though.

Simba and Jazzi xx

Eric said...

Asta, you must be posting your bloggies in the middle of the night?!

Sad you didn't get to go to Chinatown sweetie but bestest cos they might have napped you for suppers like they do this side of the pee! Oooh it looked so interesting tho with those the dim sums (are they bad spellers too haaa!!?)and the rocket coconutters. I spied Momi with the Stanley purse, that made us smile and smile. Loving you in the kimono but be careful walking in those shoes cos they must hurt your tootsies.

Wiry loves and kisses Eric xxx

Cheyenne -Millie said...

Poor Asta! We feels sorry for you! Especially missing the ice cream must have been hard! Maybe next time! But be very careful going around New York City!

Liffey said...

Aww, poor you asta. You should NEVER get left behind- make sure you tell your mom taht she owes you Chinese food and icecream.
Liffey's licks to you

Noah the Airedale said...

Hmmm maybe it was a good thing you didn't go to Chinatown hehe.
The dim sum looks very yummy. Naturally we haven't tried it but we think we'd like it.
We thought for sure your pinkies would have brought you back a little bit of ice-cream not that ours would....sigh.


Bae Bae said...

Your chinatown looks interesting. :) And you look so pretty in a cheong sam.

~ Bae

Dexter said...

My momma used to go into Boston for Dim Sum when she went to college in the city, but that was like over a hundred years ago.

You were best to stay at home given it was hot and humid. Your furs would have frizzed for sure.


Hansel said...

mom said she's never been there, but it sure looks great!

Mack said...

I'm so sorry you didn't get to go Asta, but since it was so hot, maybe it's best you stayed home!

All that delicious food is making me droooool!

Rocky Creek Scotties and Rocky Creek Ramblings said...

It looks soooo good. And makes our Mom crave Asian food, which she rarely gets anymore since we live in the country - she even had to learn to make sushi herself.

Have a wonderful week,

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Java

Unknown said...

What a fun day in Chinatown! Did Mommi find a new parasol? (I saw some in the card shop on 8th Ave near Jane Street, but they were pretty plain.)

Tell Mommi no more tomatoes for you! Mommy was researching an article and found out that tomatoes can cause TREMORS and HEART ARRHTHMIAS in dogs! On no! Don't eat any avocado or onions either. And careful with cherries as the pits contain CYANIDE! Yippers! Safe veggies are carrots, green beans, lettuce, potatoes, yams and red and green bell peppers - but only when they're cut into small bites (for our short digestive tracts.)

Even more bad news...ice cream and other dairy products can cause pancreatitis. Oh well, Mommy's stocking up on some Frosty Paws for me!

Your pal,


Patience-please said...

Wow! We sure don't have anything like that in Peeeeducah!

wags from the whippets

Faya said...

J'espère que tes parents ont plein de remors de t'avoir laissé toute seule. Sans ice-cream, quelle horreur !
Bisous, Faya

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

China Town looks like so much fun!! Did your Mommy get her new hat??? Great pictures!!! We think that you should get some special ice cream!!!

Love, uSSSSS

Jake of Florida said...

Our Mom is drooling all over the computer at the sight of the dim sum and all the other scenes from Chinatown.

We don't mean to be crochety terriers and spoil everyone's fun, but we think Petey is right in what he says about the things we should be careful of ... we didn't know about tomatoes and cherries though.

Anyway -- Asta, you look beautiful in your Chinese-style dress -- but we have to go now or Mom will ruin the computer with her drool.....

Wirey love!!!

Jake and Just Harry

Cat Naps in Italy said...

THE NERVE! How dare they leave you at home. By the way, those photos made our human drool! Hehehe!

That is it! We are going to have a gelato party! And the humans are NOT invited!

Kitty kisses from Italy,
opus and olive

ScrapsofMe said...

Yummmy...peaches! We get to eat peaches...and Ms. Doris brought Georgia peaches to us when she returned from her trip. Puffers is on a reducing diet and I have a sensitive stomach...so no other yummies other than carrots for us. The tall one says she doesn't understand how a terrier that can eat roots, sticks, rocks and seashells with no problems gets an upset tummy after a smidgen of people food. And they brought pizza into the house yesterday. Such cruelness...to not be allowed even a dry crust. It's just not to be tolerated.
Proud member of D.A.N.G.
Dogs Against 'No Goodies'

Kelli said...

Hi Asta!
It's too bad that you didn't get to go with them for some yummy stuff! Maybe next time! I sure hope you got some of those cherries though!
:) Tibby

The Oceanside Animals said...

hello asta its dennis the vizsla dog hay so unfare that yoo didnt git to go for dim sum!!! at leest yoo got som cherreez but stil thats no substitoot for dumplings and ise kreem!!! ok bye

Petra said...

Chinatown looks like a fabulous place to visit, and the food...oh my! It doesn't look anything like normal to me! I'm so glad you weren't totally neglected, Asta, and got some yummy treats, too.

Anytime your mom posts pictures of NYC is a treat for my mom!

Joe Stains said...

Oh Asta I think that might be stain worthy as an offense against you! Those Dim Sums look amazing, Mom is drooling too. We don't have anything like a China town here but we have a giant Asian supermarket and Mom loves to shop there.

Maya and Kena said...

Hey Asta!
Long time no bark! Sorry we´ve been gone for a LONG time. OUr humans are still as busy as always, but we want to blog at least once a month. We missed all our pals way too much.
Ooohh! Our humans like places like Chinatown and Japantown too!
Hmm... that food looks good!
Have an awesome day!
Sniffs and kisses,
Maya and Kena

the many Bs said...

hi Asta, it looks like dim sum was really yummy. it's too bad they couldn't get a 'doggy bag' to go for you. at least you got some of that delicious fruit. we're sure glad that your mommi and daddi missed the rain storm.


Thoughts said...

Hi Asta,

What a neato lookin' place to hang out! That food looks yummy~!

Wags and woofs,
Benson and Gibson

Daisy said...

Oh, Asta, you missed out on the ice cream!?! Say it isn't so! Oh well, at least you got some of the delicious produce!

Snowy and Crystal said...

Too bad dat you didn't get to go bootiful Asta :(

we gotta say that your post made mommy hungry =p did you know that Chinese food is her fave, especially those steamed buns... yum yum

Maybe you should ask your mommy to take you out in a special day for ice-cweam or something to make up for missing joining them ;)

Maltese Paws

Arran, Arthur and Mum said...

Thanks for the tour of China town Asta, I feels more cultured... and hungry now!
But you never said if your Mommi got her parasol, my Mum wants to see that too.
~lickies, Ludo

Woodrow, Luna, MJ Campanella said...

uummm dim sum in chinatown - doesnt get any better than that

Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...

Since she's at work, I'm glad I khan't see it BUT I'm pretty sure Mom is drooling all over herself and her desk...

Tank woo fur sharing!


bbes tribe said...

Enjoyed the tour of Chinatown. Too bad you didn't get ice cream. You look very cute in your pictues.
Ernie & Sasha

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

And after all that shopping and eating, did Mom find a parasol or hat? Too bad you couldn't go but at least you got to share some at home.

Woos, the OP Pack

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

All that food looks yummy, my mom says. Looks like a great day in Chinatown!

Hamish Westie said...

Well I was about to protest to Amnesty International or someone about you being tortured with photos of all that delicious food that you weren't taken along to enjoy, but then I read that you did at least get cherries in the end, which you told me last week that you like, so I guess that's OK, sort of.
Cheers, H.
Thanks for sending the extra smoochie kisses when I was feeling low on Sunday. It did stop raining in the end and I had a nice walk in the park, and with that and all the kind comments from my pals, I'm feeling a bit better now.

The Black and Tans. said...

It is such a shame you couldn't go for a Dim Sum too Asta. Thank goodness your pawrents missed the rain, it sounded quite dreadful.

Molly, Taffy and Monty.

PS. We have tagged you, please do pop over to our blog. x

Angel Ginger Jasper said...

Loved all the colourful china town pictures. Looks as though your mum and dad had such fun. I am glad you got to sample some goodies. Mum loves cherries and dragon fruit too.

Hugs GJ xx

Molly the Airedale said...

What a shame you got left home and missed out on all of this fun adventure, Asta! We hope your mommi at least made it up to you by giving you a cherry and of course, removing the pit first!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Persephone and Buster said...

oh to bad asta..no dim sum. the humomm likes to go to chinatown...but not in the summer when it's v e r t HOT... she's a wimp. she said she does like all the activity and the dim sum restaurants are lots of fun expecially when they come through with a new cart mmmmmmmmgood! not that they would take us ...ah well i guess all that terrier energy would just be to much for them.
at least you got some nice fruit out of the deal.
theBUSTER, Ms.Persephone & ms. Blue

Inky and Molly said...

We're on your side and think it's not fair you got left all by your lonesome.
They had better make up for that soon.
And what's with no dogs in restaurants? That's got to be the single most stupid rule in teh whole Pinkie universe...same story here...so not fair!!

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Oh Asta..I knew you could play chopsticks on the piano, but I had NO IDEA you could eat with 'em!!! How sad with all that dual talent, that they left ya at home...but if it were going to Dunder and Blitzen it's seems in retro that it was a good thing...

We wished we lived near Chinatown...we'd love a break from Mumsie's cooking!!!

Stan's leggie seems ok since I called ya...dumb dog...he shoulda known not to chasie me...

Need to go and finish the housework, while Mumsie lies on the floor and licks her feet. She's so lazy....

Barks sweet Girl!!!

Love and kisses...Lacie

TwoSpecialWires said...

We were just listening to our people talking about ChinaTown and Dim Sum. How did you know??? All those pictures helped put images to the words we were hearing and now we REALLY understand when they say how colorful and exciting it can all be. We'd sure like to poke around in that part of town. With you. With cherries and ice cream and all the fish that happens to drop to the ground.

(Sorry you didn't get to go, but given the imminent weather and everything else, it was probably for the best.)

Fergi and Jake

Jans Funny Farm said...

We were feeling very sorry for you until we read Eric's comment. Now we're glad you stayed home and didn't go to Chinatown. Maybe your mom will take you for ice cream tomorrow?

Lorenza said...

Hi, Asta!
Sure you mom and dad had a pawesome time there in Chinatown! With yummy food and ice cream too!
Sorry you could not go with them!
My mom is drooling looking at the cherries!
Did she get the parasol??
Kisses and hugs

Sally said...

We love dim sum too - but our Mom doesn't bring us either! She brings home little egg custards for us - so not all bad. Love the Chinatown pics - looks like a really busy day.

When Mom was in Hong Kong - all she ate was Dim Sum - and she had photos too!

We got your award - a big thank you - we will post shortly if our typist can get organised!

Lots of licks
Sally and Paddy

kishiko said...

Hi Asta!
Thank you for visiting my blog!
You are incredibly cute! China town looks great! I am sorry you could not go there. But you live in NY! How wonderful! You have a lot of fun places. My mom loves there. She has been there 3 times!

Tee said...

Hi Asta

We're sorry to hear you pawrents didn't take u along for dimsum and ice cream ... but u knows, count your luckies ... u might have ended up as dinner!

The Chief jokes (she being half chinese) that them chinese eat everything with legs with the exception of table and chairs!

Licks and wags

Tuffy and the Dog WOods Pack

Deefor said...

Too bad you had to stay home. You are so good with the chop sticks too! (Arrow eats them) That all looks yummy. Maybe you can give them a take out and delivery order next time they go-- including ice cream.


Fred said...

Mmm...also I has tagged you!

Martha said...

Hi Asta
We are sorry you didn't get to go to Chinatown but we feel we did go!
The pictures were so great, bright and clear, we could almost taste the food!
Thanks for sharing your trip. We are also jealous that your mom needs a parasol for the sun when we just need umbrellas for the rain over here in Scotland!
love and kisses
Martha & Bailey xxxx

Two Schnauzers from New England said...

Hi, Asta -

Mama used to go to Chinatown a lot but she hasn't been there in a while. We like the coconuts that look like rockets.

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

Koobuss said...

Oh boy! What a nice Sunday afternoon your mommi and daddi had! Great pictures!! I especially liked the pictures of the ice cream. Yum... All those food photos really make me hungry.

Glad your folks made it home in time.

Love and Koobuss Kisses,
Kousin Koobie

Hollie and Janie said...

I'm sorry you didn't get to go with your mommi and daddi. That looks like so much fun and the food looks yummy!!
Thank you for my award! Mama is finishing up her last week of summer classes, then she promises to be a better assistant!

Unknown said...

Oooh, Asta - my humans LOVE dim sum!! They especially love those buns in your first pictrue, which are called "little dragon buns" and are very difficult to make cos they have to be steamed with a bit of broth inside them to spurt out when you bite into it but it's really hard to make buns with broth in that doesn't break and leak everywhere! :-)

I would have been so jealous too if I had been left out of a trip like that!!

Honey the Great Dane