Let yourself get shanghaied by the complex flavors of this midtown fan fave. Menu is extensive, covering both the expected and the authentic. Start off with soup dumplings, or duck sautéed w... read more
Best. Chinese. Ever. Several city locations and we love ‘em all, but hit St. Marks for page after page of “Mao home cooking” menu items. Red-tinged dishes, Sichuan peppercorns wit... read more
Deco drama writ large. Lush-posh spot will have you flashing back to 1930 Shanghai. Or maybe L.A. Attention to detail evident in gold-plated cutlery, palate-cleansing sorbet, corsages for the ladie... read more
You half expect Indiana Jones to come charging through the plastic floral underbrush, chased by 100 Thuggee assassins. Cheap, plentiful Chinese mainstays can stand up to the distractions. House chi... read more
Eat at Joe's. Rare destination that lives up to the hype. Signature dish is the soup dumpling - tasty pork and crab balls flooded with rich broth. But how do they get the soup inside the skin? How!... read more
Known to Upper East Siders as Chef Ho's, don't be shocked to see "Peking Duck Grill" affixed to the name. Name should also be a clear indicator of what to order. You don't name your restaurant afte... read more
Haute Chinese for midtown suits. Dine on thousand-year-old eggs in ‘80s digs. Three understated rooms with pristine white walls and tablecloths. Owner Jimmy Chin works the room while you work over ... read more
Eighties-chic version of its sedate east side sister spot. Décor is back in black with leather booths, slick lacquer walls, and animal sculptures commemorating the years in Chinese astrology. Exten... read more
Used to be a Warhol/Factory hangout. Nowadays, "creative" elite mix with can't-stop-the-hustle rap CEOs, everybody dreaming up the next disposable piece of pop kitsch to simultaneously shill to pre... read more
Cost and health be damned, this is a place to eat you some duck. More than a fair fowl available here, with crispy skin and tangy, mouth-watering flesh. Menu's supporting cast of Chinese standbys d... read more
Wong Kar-Wai film-set interior with communal benches and eclectic decorations. Shanghai-style, a cheap and perfect taste of China. Great dim sum spot. Fabu mu-shu. Many vegetarian-friendly dishes ... read more
Exterior enticements limited to window full of newspaper clippings, all glowing reviews that explain why this clanging place is always packed to the gills. Serves up salt-lovers' Shanghainese speci... read more
Popular lunch spot boats extensive menu with Thai dishes, in addition to the usual array of Sushi. Bento box lunch special are a crowd favorite. read more
One of the few no-frills, affordable lunch and dinner spots in the West Village - and of course it's Chinese. Known for their sesame noodles (a rich, peanut butter heaven), pork buns, vegetable dum... read more
A collision of taste and affordability, Vanessa's Dumpling House serves up Beijing-style street food to in-the-know diners with a craving for buns and a good deal. Fresh and handmade, the steamed a... read more
On the border of Little Italy and Chinatown, there is a love affair taking place daily. A very joyful, strange, and delicious marriage between authentic Chinese and Malaysian cuisine, resulting in ... read more
Chinese and sushi restaurant boasting an extensive selection of gluten-free items. Oversized portions make it easy to overdose, but if you must, try the cold sesame noodles. read more
La Vie En Awesomeness. Times tried to blow it up, but crowd remains authentic, with but a few round eyes in the house. French in the name signals a certain refinement, but pulls no punches when it ... read more
IN PREVIEW. Legendary feast spot exported from Philly’s Old City. Brainchild of Han Chiang, a sharp-tongued Taiwanese chef building up an east coast dynasty. Crowds obsess over sliced tripe a... read more
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