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Christmas in Chinatown

jinx1832 Dec 15, 2008 06:59 AM

After years of begging and groveling, I have finally convinced the family to make the trip to Chinatown for Christmas day dinner. I am partial to Cantonese style seafood restaurants such as Peach Farm, but am interested in any other recommendations that may be good options for the holiday. A place that takes reservations may be ideal, since I assume it may be fairly busy.

  1. sheila Dec 16, 2008 08:04 AM

    I recommend New Golden Gate. They were extremely busy when I was there last Saturday night. The food is different from my favorite, Best Little Restaurant, but it is good and they offer some wonderful seafood deals.

    I don't know the reservation situation.

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    1. re: sheila
      wittlejosh Dec 17, 2008 07:14 AM

      I second East Ocean City for a big feast. The fried lobsters (with ginger and scallion). Dungeness crabs,m and steamed fish (as described above) are great, and the nonseafood dishes are solid as well.

    2. SpicyTea Dec 15, 2008 02:48 PM

      I've always enjoyed East Ocean City. Just a few weeks ago we had a superb whole steamed fish - don't recall exactly what, it was white, mild & perfectly done in a ginger scallion soy sauce - and a few sides. Service & atmosphere are both up to the challenge of a special family meal. Enjoy.

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