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Flushing or Sunset Park for Chinese New Year?

afresh Feb 11, 2010 04:47 AM

Any suggestions which is the better hood for the celebrations?

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    Chandavkl Feb 11, 2010 07:43 PM

    Not only is Flushing better, but there's also a wider variety of regional cuisines.

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      Peter Cherches Feb 11, 2010 01:19 PM

      Absolutely Flushing, but if you're planning on dinner make sure you have a reservation. It's also a bigger, more bustling neighborhood, so I'm sure there's more in the way of street celebration.

      My top Flushing restaurant picks are:

      Cantonese: Imperial Palace (my current favorite Chinese restaurant in NYC)
      Hunan: Hunan House
      Sichuan: a dead heat between Spicy & Tasty & Little Pepper


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      1. re: Peter Cherches
        Pookipichu Feb 11, 2010 02:05 PM

        I will be celebrating Chinese New Year at Hunan House, highly recommended, the best Hunan restaurant in New York.

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        Pookipichu Feb 11, 2010 07:38 AM

        Flushing by far. Flushing caters to a larger, more affluent community and the quality of restaurants reflects this.

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          StheJ Feb 11, 2010 07:22 AM

          FLushing has better food by far.

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