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Old 01-07-2008, 09:22 AM
 
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Had Chinese food for dinner on Fri night (take-out). Worst I've ever had and there have been some bad ones. Tasted like the food was taken out of the dumpster. Rice must of been from the lunch crowd (had funny smell to it), ribs were dry, won ton soup wasn't too bad. I'll probably never eat Chinese again after this experience. And it cost 18 bucks to boot for 2 dinners.
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Old 01-07-2008, 10:39 AM
 
Location: makin' bacon
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Our chinese restaurant is called Yum Me, (not kidding) and it is pretty good. My only complaint would be, when I get an order of Shrimp Lo Mien, it costs more but you only get 8 tiny little shrimp. I'm not talking good gulf shrimp, but the puny little shrimp they catch up here.
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Old 01-07-2008, 11:52 AM
 
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Eh, you win some and you lose some
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Old 01-07-2008, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Burlington County NJ
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We tried a new Chinese restaraunt Friday too, we'll never order from them again.
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Old 01-07-2008, 01:38 PM
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Location: MA/NH
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There are good and bad restaurants of all cuisines. Most of the Chinese restaurants are very decent around Boston and NYC because those cities have Chinatowns and a decent sized Chinese population. Also, Jewish neighborhoods tend to have good Chinese restaurants too. Also, China is a very big country and there are vast differences between the different regions within that country. Mandarin, szechuan, cantonese and shanghai style cooking are just a few variations of Chinese cuisine.

I've experienced both good and bad American, Mexican, Greek, Indian and Italian restaurants.
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Old 01-08-2008, 02:32 PM
 
Location: North Adams, MA
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Most of the so-called Chinese restaurants around here have buffets to suit the local crowds, but there are no crowds.

The food is awful, and the lack of customers is the proof. I wonder how they stay in business.

Cheap rent and labor, I guess.
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Old 01-09-2008, 08:17 AM
 
Location: Southeastern North Carolina
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All of the Chinese restaurants that I've tried in the Wilmington, NC area are lousy. Even one that I've heard praised as "Wilmington's finest Chinese restaurant."

I'm from Boston and it was all good up there, as far as Chinese food goes, anyway. Even the little hole-in-the-wall takeout only places had great food.
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Old 01-10-2008, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Central Jersey - Florida
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Had Chinese food for dinner on Fri night (take-out). Worst I've ever had and there have been some bad ones. Tasted like the food was taken out of the dumpster. Rice must of been from the lunch crowd (had funny smell to it), ribs were dry, won ton soup wasn't too bad. I'll probably never eat Chinese again after this experience. And it cost 18 bucks to boot for 2 dinners.
I direct you to Wo Hops in N.Y.C. (17 Mott Street, downstairs). Sample their fried dumplings and Wo Hop steak. You will be a believer . Enjoy!
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Old 01-10-2008, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Assisi, Italy
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Ok Guys

If you ever get into a real Chinese restaurant. 99% Chinese patrons. Try ordering the the Wor Toy. It is usually just in Chinese. You order a Wor Toy for two or three or more. Very economical and authentic.
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Old 01-10-2008, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Ok Guys

If you ever get into a real Chinese restaurant. 99% Chinese patrons. Try ordering the the Wor Toy. It is usually just in Chinese. You order a Wor Toy for two or three or more. Very economical and authentic.
Here in the United States, I'd find it very odd for any restaurant to have it's patrons be exclusively of a particular ethnic, cultural or national origin.

What exactly is Wor Toy?
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