Advice on Pearls at 99th and Amsterdam
- Deborah Pastor
I just starting ordering from the new Chinese restaurant called Pearls. it has a Shanghai section that looks interesting. The preserved mustard greens with bean curd was good. Has anyone else eaten there? Can you recommend some dishes?
I've ordered from and enjoyed Pearls twice so far(about two months ago,)but without the menu by my side, I'm just winging it as to specifics. What I DO remember is that everything we tried from the Shanghai menu was very good and indeed a cut above the tired "ususal suspects" that appear on each and every Chinese menu in our nabe. Whenever I see the words "preserved" or "pickled" in front of a Chinese dish, I immediately gravitate toward it. We tried the dish you had plus a few other unique preparations and liked them.
They also make a respectable tongue/tripe app. - had better elsewhere - but hey we can't get delivery from GSI or places in C-town to the UWS! I too need to further explore thats section of their menu.
Please report back any other findings in your menu research.