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good chinese near rockefeller center?

learnitliveitloveitLisa Dec 21, 2007 02:09 PM


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  1. LeahBaila RE: learnitliveitloveitLisa Dec 21, 2007 03:34 PM

    Yes...Wu Liang Ye. I believe it's on 48th between 5th and 6th. Fantastic!

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      nativeNYer RE: LeahBaila Dec 21, 2007 05:35 PM

      wu liang ye is a great suggestion. another option is Our Place on W55 near Lexington. this is a bit more commonplace chinese but very good.


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        Peter Cherches RE: LeahBaila Dec 22, 2007 05:26 AM

        Absolutely WLY, and you can't get any closer.

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          Striver RE: Peter Cherches Dec 23, 2007 04:41 PM

          Ate at WLY the other day after looking at the tree (nice one this year). Had a dish off the specials menu called "steamed spareribs with roast spice rice and sichuan peppers" (or something like that). What came out was a large hemisphere of very small grain rice (almost like a rice couscous) studded with bite sized pieces of steamed spare ribs (bone in). The spicing was complex and completely delicious - it wasn't quite like any dish I've had before. The dan-dan noodles we started with were great, as always.

          Fact is, outside of Chinatown there aren't many restaurants like WLY in Manhattan, especially in midtown. Go there!

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