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Best fine dining chinese or asian?

gurmanda Oct 7, 2007 09:33 PM

I am very familiar with the good cheap asian places in town but not with the more highendish ones...which are the best fine dining asian places in town?

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    Beau711 Oct 8, 2007 08:07 PM

    I recently had lunch at Chinatown Brasserie on Lafayette Street and really enjoyed it. The room is beautiful and the staff couldn't have been nicer.

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      kobetobiko Oct 8, 2007 08:42 AM

      Fusion Asian - Buddakan
      Fusion Japanese - Morimoto (only for the ultimate omakase)
      Quasi-authentic Chinese - Chinatown Brasserie
      Traditional Japanese (sushi and kaiseki) - Masa, Sugiyama, 15 East (well, semi-traditional)
      Indian - Devi (wait till they re-open), Tamarind
      Not sure about Korea.
      Kittchitai is supposed to be fine-dining Thai, but I wasn't impressed with the food.

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        ferotulilatum Oct 8, 2007 10:52 AM

        now there is wakiya

      2. JungMann Oct 8, 2007 06:55 AM

        I've heard great things about Rosanjin for Japanese. For Chinese, I like Our Place. Mr. K's and Shun Lee have both been disappointments.

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          idia Oct 8, 2007 08:17 AM

          Shun Lee W enjoys a pretty good reputation
          Asiate in the Mandarin Oriental (French-Japanese)

        2. MMRuth Oct 8, 2007 03:40 AM

          I always enjoy our meals at Chin Chin - Chinese. Great Peking Duck.

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            hhshames Oct 8, 2007 08:21 PM

            I agree with Chin-Chin. Have the dumpling appetizer, it is delicious and light.

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