No this isn’t a post about a British girl band. It’s an overdue review/recommendation of the little Chinese restaurant, Ginger and Spice, that opened on Brown Street back in January.
It’s squeezed in between Subway and Hot Head Burritos- in the little strip built by JZ Properties- when we already thought we had enough choices. It has had a bunch of places go in and close. Tropical smoothie, DQ/Orange Julius, etc. When I saw it was going to have an Asian place I was wondering how they were going to fit it all in. The answer: tightly.
The food is wonderful. The Beijing Pork, the first time I had it- was one of the best Chinese dishes I’d ever had- unfortunately, it’s never been quite the same- but- still good. Their menu description:
Lightly breaded and fried pork loin, layered with delicious sauce crafted from pineapples and tangerine rinds.
Another favorite is the Ginger & Spice Wontons – which have a bit of a kick – again their description:
Handmade wontons stuffed with ground pork, seasoned with our mild spicy house special sauce.
They say they source a lot of their ingredients locally- and try to stay with organic/gmo/hormone-free sources. It may be part of the reason they’ve had two one dollar price increases since they opened. At one point, I had an email with a list of their local providers, but I can’t find it now. Their website doesn’t list them.