Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Tofu Dishes in NYC
Robert Sietsema The bean curd skin salad with sesame oil dressing at Henan Feng Wei in Flushing.
Ah, tofu. Although it's all but synonymous with a wholesome (read: bland) vegetarian and vegan lifestyle, the coagulated soy milk enjoys innumerable manifestations in a wide variety of cuisines. As versatile as meat, it can be found braised, fried, smoked, grilled, or served plain and pristine at any number of restaurants, and often makes a happy bedfellow to animal parts, as it does in mapo tofu, a renowned Sichuan specialty. Tune in tomorrow as we pay tribute to bean curd in the myriad forms it assumes on plates across the city.
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