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Need help in duplicating an unusual Chinese duck sauce for egg rolls..

ChefTD and Tea Garden...I'm not a chef, just a mom who likes to cook and would love to share Charlie Ung's egg rolls with my daughters, who never had the pleasure and my siblings who fondly remember the Tea Garden. Would you be willing to share?

Aug 26, 2012
ablueeyedredhead in Home Cooking

Need help in duplicating an unusual Chinese duck sauce for egg rolls..

FYI I just sent this to The Post Gazette...I'll let you know if anyone answers...

Not sure who to contact...I just got done reading 50 posts about duck sauce and shrimp egg roles from Charlie Ung's Tea Garden. Charlie closed the restaurant in 2000 and passed away in 2010. If you feel so inclined please take a look at Chowhound http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/413499. All I can say is that I remember from the time I was a child and I'm now 52...Charlie Ung's Tea Garden was a staple in our diet as well as I'm sure a multitude of Pittsburgers! We are in search of the duck sauce as well as the egg rolls recipe. I'm sure that someone out there has it. Take a read and you'll see stories and memories of a day gone by, of happy memories and a search for what seems to be the holy grail! If you never tasted them, you missed a Pittsburgh treasure and an indelible memory for those of us who had the privilege. I know it sound trivial, but when I would travel home from LA...my first stop was the Tea Garden! Human interest? Dining? Trivia? History? Seems there's a th!
read that a pittsburgers would like to pull...how about you?

Aug 25, 2012
ablueeyedredhead in Home Cooking