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Chinese Sizzling rice dish / soup

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jdavis2ca Sep 10, 2009 07:21 AM

I used to enjoy the Sizzling rice dishes at Champion House before its downturn and eventual closure. I have not seen it at any Chinese restaurants since. Could anyone recommand a place where it can be order?

Thanks.

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    Foodie0423 RE: jdavis2ca Sep 10, 2009 11:42 AM

    China House on Eglinton has it.

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      sbug206 RE: jdavis2ca Sep 10, 2009 02:07 PM

      If you're refering to the crackling rice dish where they bring out a thick soup/sauce and pour it over "fried" rice it's a common dish at northern chinese or szechuan restaurants.

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        jdavis2ca RE: sbug206 Sep 11, 2009 08:02 AM

        Any specific restaurants you can recommand?

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          1sweetpea RE: jdavis2ca Sep 11, 2009 08:32 AM

          That used to be my favourite dish at China House, as a kid. As the years passed, though, we used to remark that the soup broth (which was not thick at all, by the way) could have been dish water, since it lacked much in the way of flavour and complexity. I hope it has improved, since that was probably 20 years ago, but China House is more a Forest Hill institution than an authentic representative of the cuisines of China. I'd love to have that soup again at another restaurant that IS an authentic representation of Sichuan or Northern regional Chinese cuisine. Any recommendations would be most appreciated.

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