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Joan Winston Aug 19, 2000 03:55 PM

I need a great Chinese restaurant in Monterey Park. Any suggestions? Can be a seafood place or not.

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    Pepper RE: Joan Winston Aug 19, 2000 10:02 PM

    There are literally dozens of great Chinese restaurants inj Monterey Park, of which I would particularly recommend Charming Garden, for Hunanese cooking; Lake Spring Cuisine, for new-wave Shanghainese cooking; AAA for Chiu Chow food; the new Empress Harbor for high-end Hong Kong seafood, banquets and dim sum; and Luk Yue for Cantonese barbecue and roasted rice clay pots. Oh--Dumpling Master for fresh soybeans with potherb and scallion pancakes.

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      Joan Winston RE: Pepper Aug 20, 2000 11:19 AM

      Thank you so much! That was extremely helpful.

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        Bill Cooney RE: Pepper Aug 20, 2000 02:07 PM

        Where is Empress Harbor?

        Thanks

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          Pepper RE: Bill Cooney Aug 21, 2000 09:44 AM

          Empress Harbor is in the former Harbor Village space in the shopping center on the northwestern corner of Atlantic and Garvey. Very good for banquet food and dim sum.

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        Chandavkl RE: Joan Winston Aug 20, 2000 01:35 PM

        Best overall seafood/dimsum restaurants are Ocean Star (145 N. Atlantic, 2nd Fl.) and NBC Seafood, (404 A S. Atlantic)

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