Birthday Outtakes, Part 2: Pretty Polynesian at Mother of Pearl

Birthday Outtakes, Part 2: Pretty Polynesian at Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl on the LES is such a pretty place. I was happy to join a group of old friends to celebrate getting older. BeFunky Collage3

The scrumptious Char Sui Buns with roasted mushroom and celery root and fresno chile. Sweet and succulent. Is there nothing more perfect than a well-balanced bao?IMG_4129

Togarashi Fries: saffron and black garlic topped perfectly crispy shoestring fries with a melody of creamy and spicy dipping sauces.IMG_4130

Pickled Vegetable Spring Rolls with a sweet chili dipping sauce. Fried perfection.IMG_4131

Deep-fried Tropical Guacamole with plantain chipsBeFunky Collage4

A birthday layer cake from By Chloe makes my birthday official.IMG_0163