There's never been a better time to eat Chinese food in New York, and here's our comprehensive-but-selective guide to it all: the good, the great, and the decent, all to help you find the best Chinese food across the boroughs.
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It's an American-Chinese rite of passage. You just haven't experienced American cuisine in its fullness until you've had deep fried shrimp with mayo-based walnut sauce. And if you're going to have it anywhere, you might as well have it at Amazing 66.
Is the relatively high price ($12.95) of Amazing 66's rice noodle dish worth it? Yes—it's all about the wok.
This time of year, our thoughts turn to pumpkin. Carving them, sure, but more to the point: eating them. And while restaurants all over town have pumpkin specials on the menu, there are a bunch of bites in Chinatown we love year-round. Check out five ways to get your pumpkin fix—from buns to congee to a whole meal in a pumpkin.
We knew we weren't in the Chinatown that I grew up with the moment we started reading the huge menu. Consider the following Sax-recommended items: Pastrami over Spinach. Corned Beef over Lettuce. Pastrami Shrimp Fried Rice!