Peking Duck MSP
Does anyone have a recommendation for Peking duck in the MSP area? I'm thinking about it as an option for my husband's birthday, but only if it's going to be high quality....
Mandarin Kitchen has Peking duck. I have tried one of their other duck entrees and liked it, but i don't know about their Peking duck.
Another place I have tried and found acceptable was Ping's on Nic just south of 13th. It's the old-school Chinese that's perfect for Christmas dinner when everyplace else is closed.
For high quality duck, possibly the best in town, I would recommend Saffron. Not, it's not Peking duck by any stretch - it's middle Eastern. But i would def rate it as world class duck. Duck is one of those things that will forever keep me from being a vegetarian. I've had the pleasure of some amazing duck in Paris, Toulouse, and Hong Kong. The times I've had Saffron's duck, it was world class.
Hopes for a happy birthday!
1665 Rice St
St Paul, MN 55117-3755
Has wonderful peking duck and has won awards for it. But it does take a two day notice
I've not had Peking Duck in the Twin Cities (next visit!) but I know both Mandarin Kitchen and Princess Garden do - and they both say they need only a couple of hours notice. That is a bit strange IMO because the normal kitchen prep time from start to finish for a Peking Duck is usually 18-24 hours, not a couple of hours. Mandarin Kitchen offers two versions ($35 or $48) and Princess Garden charges $35.