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Grawburg Aug 14, 2007 06:46 PM

Having been to China last year and finally now going to a US city with a Chinatown, I was wondering if someone could help me with a recommendation for a Chinese rest.? I'm looking for a rest. that....

1) ...will run us (it's me and a buddy going up there b4 we head over to Atlantic City!) less that $20 per person.

2) ...local Chinese people go to eat.

3) ...if I order noodles, I can slurp them to my hearts content and never get a stare from other diners.

4) ...the words "General Cho's Chicken" do NOT appear on the menu!!

5) ...automatically brings hot tea to the table (just like in China!)

6) ...offers a close copy of food as prepared in China.

7) ...if I say "Nee-how" and "Shay-Shay" they'll be nice and say it back!

OK, I don't want much do I? Any thoughts?

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    cem Aug 14, 2007 06:48 PM

    there are several but one sure bet and pretty authentic is Four Rivers on Race St.

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      productionjon Aug 14, 2007 10:00 PM

      Lakeside Chinese Deli on 9th St. Also the Noodle House on Race

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        sailbadthesinner Aug 15, 2007 07:23 AM

        If you want a place favored by the local Chinese populace, try Sang Kee

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