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Pork Shish Kebab

Unlike many Middle Easterners, Armenians enjoy pork. I first experienced this version of Shish Kebab at our cousin’s in Fresno, CA

Chen Ma-po Tofu

Ma-Po Tofu is an authentic Szechuan dish. Enjoyed by Chinese on top of a bowl of white rice, it’s spicy heat makes it a favorite to warm up from the cold. The Chinese say “Ma-Po-Toe”, leaving off the last syllable. I once had such a craving for Ma-Po Tofu that I visited 14 Chinese restaurants in Tucson, AZ – one every night for two weeks – to see who had the best! This dish can be made with or without the pork.