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Mexicalli, B.C. Chinese restrauants

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My wife and her family have told me that the Chinese food in Mexicalli is as good as anywhere in the U.S. Its really hard for me to believe, one day I am going to have to try it out for myself. Anybody familiar with the Chinese Food in Mexicalli, my wife's favorite is El Dragon. I checked on Wikipedia and that sight said that the Chinese food scene in Mexicalli rivaled such cities as San Francisco and Vancouver, that is really saying something IMO.

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  1. Since I am first to reply, I'll do the obligatory warning - you are posting on the wrong board and will be moved to the Mexico forum.

    Do a search on this board and on bajanomad.com. Also, a general Google search might yield some good info.

    Good luck,and, yes, Mexicali has good Chinese restaurants (Chinese immigrants built the railroads and agriculture industry there).

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    1. re: Gypsy Jan

      Its so far away from California isn't it? What was I thinking?

    2. I was in Mexicali Saturday on business and was directed by several locals to Rincon de Panchito located near my hotel, the Lucerna.We went in a large group and really enjoyed this place.The style is Chinese-American with Mexican influences.There were Cantonese and Mandarin offerings along with many of the greatest hits we know in the US: kung pao chicken, etc. But, this is the first time I've seen chiles gueros served in a Chinese restaurant. The quality and "sabor" was very high in all the dishes at Panchito's and many in our group went back again today before we flew back to LA.