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"What Is That?"

David EngIf you've walked the streets of New York's Chinatown, and you're like us, you've found yourself standing and staring at something and wondering, "What is that?" Hey, Chinese tourists must wonder the same when confronted with apple-bobbing, luxury pet hotels and Hot Pockets®.

Fortunately, Explore Chinatown can lead us off the beaten path. After you...

"What is that?"


Ginseng is said to be an immune-system booster and restorative. Steep four or five pieces in a cup of boiling water ($45 to $85 a pound at Lin Sister Herbs, 4 Bowery, nr. Division St.; 212-962-5417).

Where to get Ginseng

Lin Sister Herbs


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