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so there used to be this place called Szechuan Capital on Roosevelt, had great turnip cakes, radish cakes, shao bing, salty soy milk, chinese crullers, beef noodle soup, big bun, etc. it closed about 2 years ago, then moved behind itself to 37th ave (not sure) the row of all those restaraunts just one block parallel to roosevelt, but that closed also!

so, where can I find this breakfast? it ain't dim sum, its all these pastry type things above, and most important, the salty soy milk!

help, I have a craving!

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  1. Don't recall the English name of this place, but it's on Prince between Roosevelt and 39th ave, next door to Spicy and Tasty. (think there's the word "King" in their somewhere. In Chinese there are the numbers 3, 5, 7 in the name) I've had pretty good Shao Bing from their one time. I've had a clear broth beef noodle soup that tasted better and better up to the very last drop, which is a very good and rare thing to find. The sweet soy milk was good, but the sweet soft soy tofu was not - the Dofu hua was overheated and had not so silky and soft texture.

    I've never had their savory soy milk, though.

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    1. re: HLing

      HLing,

      I believe that place is my favorite noodle place, "King 5 Noodle" (English name). I think they serve Taiwanese breakfast until 1:30 pm everyday. I've had their shao bing and I agree that it's great. You should also try either the beef in the shao bing or beef wrapped in scallion pancake. Very delicious! :)

      1. re: Teresa

        So sad that King 5 Noodle closed. Couldn't verify that Yong He is still open. Would love a freshly made fan tuan for breakfast tomorrow... Arriving LGA on red eye.

        Mr Taster

      2. re: HLing

        Hi I'm looking for the place that Burned down "szechuan capital" they had a fish with black bean sauce that was spicy. I found a similiar fish in brooklyn at a place called bamboo pavillion but its not the same. Anyone know where szechuan capital has relocated? email me at xwongx20@aim.com

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        1. Flushing Mall's food court has everything you're looking for! The place is called 永和之家House of Yun Ho Inc. It's pretty good, and the amazing selections in the mall can't be beat... But it's still a far cry from what you can get in southern California.

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          1. re: APNY

            thanks, I'll look for it. since I posted that, I've heard very good things about King 5 Noodle (in both Flushing and Elmhurst) but I've yet to go there.

          2. That place on Roosevelt unfortunately burned down, was one of my favorites though. The one I go to now for sitdown is Nanbeihe (maybe someone can fill in English name?). They have real breakfast, including salty/sweet soymilk, turnip cakes, scallion pancakes, steamed dumplings, etc. It's on 40th Rd, right hand side coming from Main St, I believe.
            The Flushing mall one I found not as good - not bad, but not great.
            My favorite douhua is still at the place with red sign on 41st ave.

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            1. re: zorgclyde

              "Friendly Restaurant" is the name on the English menu at the place at 135-25A 40th Rd. (Nan bei he, or "south north harmony").

            2. Hi I'm looking for the place that Burned down "szechuan capital" they had a fish with black bean sauce that was spicy. I found a similiar fish in brooklyn at a pldace called bamboo pavillion but its not the same. Anyone know where szechuan capital has relocated? email me at xwongx20@aim.comfd