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Dec 3, 2008 08:48 AM

Best Chinese Food in Asheville?

I'm still searching for that go-to place that has the best in the area. Any recommendations?

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  1. I am a fan of Noodle Shop on Pack Square...have you been?

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    1. re: jbyoga

      yes, I'm a big fan of the Noodle Shop. I just wondered if there was a spot I had been missing. Like, Thai Express is for Thai cuisine...

    2. have you tried oriental pavilion in westgate? the place is kind of hit-or-miss (carryout is routinely underseasoned and the sushi is mediocre), but i've had some very good specials there, and i believe they have an advertised policy of more authentic dishes being available upon request.

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        1. re: evbecker

          i may have to rescind that rec...

          an illness prompted me to duck in there and pick-up some wonton soup and dumplings (ah, comfort food) this week, and it was not good (even for the sub-par take-out i noted above). like i said, food quality has always been spotty, but this was bad enough to make me question it all.

          if you go, i'd suggest ordering in stages so you can try it before you go all in.