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Jan 6, 2009 02:38 PM

Dim Sum - Peking Duck Fairfield and Westchester

Where, how is it and what dim sum did you order. The Peking must be moist not to fatty and great presenation. Thanks.

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  1. And clean, right?:) Ha...just kidding...

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    1. re: Scotty100

      YES I know but MUST be clean especially the ladies room and of course the kitchen because that just always tell me a lot . So do you know of any places?

    2. I think we've already had this thread recently and everyone came to the conclusion that there is no peking duck or dim sum in fairfield county that is worth eating. Sad but true!

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      1. re: sibeats

        yup. and

        Not that we shouldn't have lively discussions because things change though... but sadly, I highly doubt we've gotten any dim sum in the past 8 weeks. Oh how I'd love to be wrong though...

        1. re: adamclyde

          Restaurants are changing daily so I figure so can Peking Duck and as my mother always has said to be it doesn't HURT to ask because you never know who is listening. Maybe somone that knows more then we do and is new to Chowhounds and know secrets we don't know. So my questions are for a reason and hopefully I will get the answer I am looking for.

          1. re: nbermas

            oh, I know - I wasn't suggesting it wasn't worth asking again! Sadly, though while some places change quickly, good chinese places only seem to come around once in a blue moon. or at least it seems that way.

            I'm just glad we've got even proximity to great chinese. Something that 80% of the country doesn't have.

      2. went to aberdeens in white plains for my dad's birthday. Its supose to be ther real dim sum deal. We all really enjoyed dim sum. did not have peeking duck.

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        1. re: luv2eatct

          I recommend the Peking duck at Central Seafood in Hartsdale. They serve portions of roast duck during dim sum but would suggest ordering it as a separate entree (costs around $30). Its the real deal. They carve an entire crispy duck at your table and serve it on pancakes along with thin strips of scallion and hoisin sauce. I think we ended up with around 10-12 portions from one duck.

          1. re: Low_Fat

            Rays Cafe in Rye Brook (also Larchmont) serves an excellent Peking Duck. A bowl of their hot and sour soup, an order of fresh garlic spinach and then the duck washed down with a tsingtao or two makes a great meal that will feed at least 3.

        2. I cannot believe no one has mentioned Hunan Cafe in Old Greenwich, across Rte. 1 from exit 5 off of 95. Dim Sum only on weekends, but pretty good. Better than Aberdeen IMHO (for Dim Sum).

          1. Another vote here for Central Seafood. Best dim sum in Westchester (better than Aberdeen IMHO...but get there early or else all of the good stuff will be gone!!!) and they do a damn good Peking Duck as well when I'm in the mood and have the $$$ to spend.