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Aug 7, 2008 07:02 AM

Sang Kee - What are your favorites?

I just discovered Sang Kee - and I have had a few dishes but have trouble deciding what else to try. I love the shrimp dumpling soup (I think its slightly better in Wynnewood than Chinatown) and I've had chicken and eggplant in garlic sauce which was wonderful - I got it extra spicy. I also tried the lobster roll which was decent and I hated their garlic chicken wings. I'm a big noodle fan but haven't tried any of the dishes, so I would like a noodle dish suggestion and maybe a main chicken or seafood. I usually do pick up so the salt baked dishes probable wouldn't work. I always get the shrimp dumpling soup but what else should I try?
Thanks in advance!

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  1. Oh, the won ton soup is my absolute favorite, so that's all I could recommend. Everything else was fine, but that was outstanding.

    1. why wouldn't the salt baked dishes worked?
      i've had their salt baked squid and really liked it. probably liked it as much the next morning out of the fridge, too.

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      1. re: Bob Loblaw

        i'm not sure - i guess i just assumed - thanks for the tip!

        1. re: pie22

          I think you're right, the salt-baked stuff won't travel well. I'm surprised you haven't mentioned the peking duck, since that's their specialty. It's well worth it, and travels just fine. The noodle soups are also excellent. I love the roast pork noodle soup.

          1. re: Hungryin theBurbs

            I picked up the peking duck 2 wks ago - my standard order there when I do take out. I don't know if I just got an odd duck or what, but this thing was a little flat and one dimensional, tasting of an overload of salty hoisin sauce. Now, was it still good? Yes. Was it worthy of the hype? Not so much [this time].

            Not to bash Sang Kee, but I want this to serve as a warning to the OP. If the duck doesn't taste so wonderful your first try, it might just be an off day. (I've personally never encountered an off day, duck-wise, at Sang Kee before, and I've been going for a while, so ...) Give them a second chance.

            Meanwhile, I wish they would put taro duck noodle soup on the menu as a regular item and not a special item they have every once in a blue moon.

            1. re: Ali

              I guess since I almost always do takeout I wouldn't think duck - myself nor my friends eat duck - so I'm a little nervous to try it out...I've been debating trying some duck in one of their noodle soups so I just may do so - thanks for the suggestion!

              1. re: pie22

                1. Beef chow fun, duck udon, any pan-fried noodle dish
                2. large oysters
                3. stuffed eggplant
                4. and yes, the shrimp dumpling soup is AMAZING!