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LuluTheMagnificent Mar 28, 2007 04:00 PM

@ Venice and Crenshaw. is it any good? I thought it was a cheap chinese place. According to the menu, it is not so cheap.

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    BrewNChow Sep 30, 2011 10:23 PM

    Not cheap at all, and not very good either.

    Was it outright bad? Maybe. It was on the bottom end of mediocre. Almost 5$ (!) for 2 char siu buns. I got them because they had the baked kind, instead of the steamed kind, and that's my favorite. But I'm used to paying about 70 cents for one... Anyway I wouldn't mind paying more if they were good, but they were really weird.

    They were like supermarket packaged rolls filled with a hilariously sparse quantity of meat. The meat was fine, just pork glazed with sauce. But the roll was really surprisingly bad and there was very little filling.

    I also got Szechuan beef and steamed rice. That dish was fine. A bit oily, tasted "Chinese" to me. I'm no expert on Chinese food. If I went back, I'd order something else before reordering this. I wouldn't go back, however.

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    China Wok
    11279 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

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      LuluTheMagnificent Oct 9, 2011 11:23 AM

      funny, you bumped this. I just had it the other day. Chandavkl was right, it's edible, that's about it.

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      Chandavkl Mar 28, 2007 04:44 PM

      Well the Orange Chicken is OK if that's what you're looking for. But there's nothing to distinguish this from any of the other Chinese fast food places along Crenshaw.

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        LuluTheMagnificent Mar 29, 2007 05:13 PM

        What if I wanted to order it one night for delivery? Would it do in a pinch?

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          Chandavkl Mar 29, 2007 09:18 PM

          What can you say about Chinese fast food in mid-city? It's edible.

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