I'm not usually excited to discover the existence of another chain store in Tuscaloosa. But Mr. Chen's Authentic Chinese Cooking and Market won an exception to my usual rules. Located on 14th Street across from Central High School, Chen's lured Milla and myself through its unremarkable doors this afternoon.
They aren't delivering food yet, but the friendly young lady behind the cash register assured me that was "in the works". In the meantime, you can take a look at the menu and see if any possible take-out or dine-in options capture your salivary imagination.
All the chili pepper spreads you can imagine line the shelves.
Milla wanted the Kewpie mayonnaise with all her heart.
Fortunately, she was distracted by the siren call of the fish.
There was one in particular which she kept trying to kiss.
I walked away with a rubber tree cutting board- perfect for slicing and dicing all those summer vegetables from the garden.
A little surprise for the family- each Coryell can have their own set of chopsticks.