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Excellent experience at Cafe Yulong

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I've been quietly lurking for a while and enjoying many helpful suggestions from Chowhounders. I went to Cafe Yulong tonight for dinner, and had such a wonderful experience I want to report back.

I had the following dishes:
- "onion pancake" (= scallion pancake)
- fish and leek dumplings
- zha jiang noodles
- Hunan-style lamb

The scallion pancake was amazingly good. The dough was nice and chewy and yet flaked in to layers beautifully. The dumplings were also excellent -- I really enjoyed the contrast in textures between the delicate fish and the "toothy" dumpling wrapper. The zha jiang noodles were tasty, but the noodles were a bit more cooked than I would have liked. The Hunan style lamb was fine, but not up to the standard set by the rest of the meal.

This came to about $35, and was more than enough food for 2, though would not have been enough for 3. The waiter was really nice, and the service was very quick and professional.

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Cafe Yulong
743 W Dana St, Mountain View, CA 94041

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  1. Thanks for stepping into the light and posting! I've enjoyed Cafe Yulong in the past, but had one bad experience there. Maybe it's time to go back. I have loved the fish dumplings before.

    1. Cafe Yulong and Chef Liu both in MV?
      Mountain View not Mill Valley

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      1. re: wolfe

        I added links for both in my postings, but they're not showing up right now.

        1. re: Melanie Wong

          I've had that problem since the last software upgrade.