20100204 Souen China Cola.JPGOver a macrobiotic dinner at Souen in the East Village the other week, I came across a beverage offering, new to me, called China Cola. Manufactured in China, the cola is infused with a blend of Chinese spices including Szechuan Peony Root and Cassia Bark. It tasted of a mild, somewhat herbal version of Coke, except for that surprising kick of licorice. Don't know if this will replace my daily dose of Diet Coke, but it was a fun detour.

Souen Noodle Restaurant

326 East 6th Street, New York NY 10003 (map)

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