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Peking Duck House - other dishes

windycity Dec 13, 2009 12:31 PM

Yeah, I know the duck is by far and away the best thing on the menu, but what other dishes are okay? I personally would be okay ordering just the duck but my friends will probably want something else. Like vegetables and noodles? I mean, it's got to be hard to mess up snow peas or Chinese broccoli, right?

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    snowpuppy RE: windycity Dec 16, 2009 01:59 PM

    You can try anything on the chinese house speciality but honestly I don't think the taste level would be any different. You are right they shouldn't mess up chinese broccoli but it is not like that's the symbol of chinese food (not to chinese anyway) Honestly, the duck isn't that great, and neither is the Steamed Pork Buns. It is presented nicely and a bit cleaner but thats about it. You might have better luck trying out flushing

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      bearmi RE: windycity Dec 16, 2009 03:33 PM

      I have had their "Rack of Lamb Peking Style" and it's really good. Also, I remember their wonton soup was surprisingly good. Another good dish to have is their "Grand Marnier Prawns"

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        shane RE: bearmi Dec 17, 2009 02:06 PM

        I second the Grand Marnier Prawns.

      2. daveena RE: windycity Dec 16, 2009 08:47 PM

        I've only been once, and a while ago, but I was pleasantly surprised by the seafood dishes (UES location)


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          vegas RE: windycity Dec 17, 2009 06:05 AM

          I have always enjoyed the orange chicken . . .

          1. Chandavkl RE: windycity Dec 17, 2009 09:03 PM

            Don't try the chicken dumplings. They're awful.

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