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Offbalance Jul 24, 2006 09:44 PM

As someone who is allergic to shrimp, I'm a big fan of China New Star's (in the Marine Park area) wonton soup. Their version is chicken broth with bits of pork and bok choi, and the wontons themselves have thick wrappers and generous balls of pork inside. Authentic? I doubt it. But it's manna from heaven as far as I'm concerned, especially when I'm feeling poorly.

Sadly, I no longer live in that area, and while Park Slope has many wonderful food choices, I find their soup lacking. Red Hot's is passable, and I didn't discover until too late that Noodle on Seven uses shrimp in their wontons (No trip to the emergency room necessary, but that was an uncomfortable night). Can anyone reccommend a place to get this sort of Wonton soup in Park Slope, preferably by delivery? Thanks in advance!

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    michelley Jul 25, 2006 05:04 AM

    They don't deliver, but Sun Bo Bo, a divey place on 5th Ave between 10th and 11th makes pretty decent wonton soup, the best around here by far.

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      Offbalance Jul 25, 2006 11:15 PM

      Thanks! I never would have thought to go in there, quite honestly, but I'll give them a shot now.

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      Peter Cherches Jul 25, 2006 01:03 PM

      You're not claiming that Park Slope has many wonderful Chinese food choices, are you?

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        Offbalance Jul 25, 2006 11:14 PM

        No, not by a long shot. However, they do have other wonderful food choices. I'm also not the biggest stickler for so-called "Authenticity" when it comes to my Chinese food. I prefer it old-school New York style, because that's what I was raised on. Decent is okay.

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