Cold and Rainy with Wonton Soup

It’s been cold and rainy all week. I was feeling tired and achey, so I went round the corner to China Chow, a Chinese restaurant run by Chinese Vietnamese, and got a bowl of their Shrimp Wonton Soup. This is a spritual cousin to the chicken noodle soup made by my great-grandma Jennie–a steaming bowl of broth, fragrant with five-spice power and herbs, with noodles and jucy shrimp wonton, chopped lettuce, scallions and bits of red-cooked pork (nothing Jewish about that part).
Here’s what it looked like:
Feel much better, now.