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Any chance to avoid MSG headaches in Chinatown?

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houdipuffy Feb 11, 2007 11:59 AM

Help! I live near Chinatown and love Chinese food. But I often get headaches and can't sleep from the massive amounts of MSG used.

Do you know of any Chinatown places that tend to use less MSG?

  1. thesu May 7, 2007 07:42 PM

    I have a very sensitive palate and cannot stand the taste of MSG. Sadly, I can't even enjoy my native food because MSG is everywhere: Grand Sichuan, Congee Village, roast pork buns, squid balls, zhong zhi, packaged dumplings and all the other cheap places in Chinatown.

    However, Dim Sum Go Go tastes really fresh and natural. Too bad it's really expensive.

    Help! I want to know of other MSG-safe Chinese food.

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      Pan May 7, 2007 09:07 PM

      "However, Dim Sum Go Go tastes really fresh and natural. Too bad it's really expensive."

      I haven't had dinner there, but their dim sum is not very expensive at all, based on my one trip there.

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