U: you are drinking tonight?
M: my landlord took a barbecue
U: where did he take it?
M: they had a barbecue party, just behind the building
U: many people there?
M: two other families, I think. They all speak Cantonese
U: makes me hungry thinking about that barbecue
M: (chuckle), not that tasty actually
M: too much meat
M: you people like barbecue so much.
M: we like to fry some dishes to treat friends etc.
U: I like spaghetti
U: with meatballs
M: Italian food
U: and garlic bread
U: you like soy milk
M: why do you say so?
U: because you told me so
M: yeah, I have a soy milk maker.
M: I like watermelon, grapes
M: you like apples
U: watermelon and grapes are the best
U: and apples
U: red apples
M: in the supermarket, the apples like to be covered with wax.
M: is that wax harmful?
U: i don't know...probably not harmful...but it is always best to wash the fruits and vegetables before eating
M: yeah, but how can you wash that wax off?
U: Are most people that live around you Chinese?
M: most of them speak Cantonese, I think
M: I don't know Cantonese at all.
U: what is the difference between manderin and cantonese?
U: Which is spoken in Hong Kong
M: it's like two different language. People in Hong Kong speak Cantonese and English.
M: Just so you know, about the last word of my first name, you people don't have that sound. ;)
U: how come
U: i can make many different types of sounds
U: last week I barbequed swordfish
U: with corn-on-the-cob
M: I like to fry them.
U: oh no
M: I like to steam corn-on-the-cob
U: fish must be grilled
M: it will be burnt
M: do you eat clams
U: yes...and octopus
U: i love seafood
U: so much seafood in Brooklyn
M: you don't eat feet of chickens, but eat clams. that's unreasonable
U: i never tried feet of a chicken...and its not unreasonable
U: a clam is food...a clam will be eaten by another animal eventually
U: nothing eats a chickens feet
M: the feet has just skin, meat and bones. but a clam includes all the organs.
U: clam with mustard sauce
U: good stuff
M: and octopus ...
M: do you take off its stomach before you take it?
U: the octopus legs and the suction cups(calimari) are good to eat
U: steamed with other seafoods...scallops...oh yeah...