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Ping's or Oriental Garden ?

Bronte Jul 9, 2006 07:49 PM

Which would you recommend for seafood eaters?

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    fara RE: Bronte Jul 9, 2006 08:42 PM

    Ping's is really overrated, I think. I've tried so many things there and it's always bland with too much dough. I had a good experiene at Oriental Garden.

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    1. re: fara
      Bubbba RE: fara Oct 11, 2006 02:51 AM

      We go to dimsum often and find ping's and dimsum gogo to be the best in manhattan. Recently tried oriental garden based on various posts and we were disappointed. While there is a mix of carts and waiter service (which helps you get specific items quickly), some of the dumplings were cold, very doughy and filled with too much corn starch.

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        Simon RE: Bubbba Oct 11, 2006 03:00 AM

        i went to Oriental Garden once for dinner and thought it was mediocre at best...very disappointing meal...(my review is on here somewhere)...

        i've been to Ping's a while back and liked it fine but wasn't wowed by it either...unfortunately i don't have a rock solid Chinatown seafood place to recommend right now (although i always love the salt&pepper squid at NY Noodletown, but that's not what you're aiming for, i think)...

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