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Dec 24, 2007 07:24 PM

No MSG Chinese food...Downtown

Is this possible? The standard Christmas fare after a movie in Hollywood for party of 7. (I checked the archives, but didn't find one...yet.) Thanks.

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  1. Yang Chow in China Town is amazing!

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    1. re: barcelona

      My impression would be that Yang Chow brings in their MSG by the truckload, but I could be wrong....

      1. re: Chowpatty

        I think that's wrong. I believe Yang Chow actually manufactures MSG in the back room.

    2. Many of the larger restaurants in Chinatown will prepare dishes with no added MSG on request. Check, however, if a particular dish has been prepared in advance with MSG.

      1. I've been a Plum Tree fan for many years, always fresh and the chicken is always white meat.
        Not a bad wine selection either for Chinatown.

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        1. re: afs

          ABC Seafood. The lobster with ginger is amazing. I do not believe they use MSG - I'm allergic to it and I've never felt sick after eating there. Their broccoli is wonderful - everything (except the dim sum which I don't like anyway) is good. It's on Ord.