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gordon wing Nov 12, 2010 09:51 PM

Going to Hakka Restaurant next week for Mom's Birthday ..... we pre-ordered the chicken with preserved vegetables last time and enjoyed it. Anyone tried the stuffed duck? or some of the other specialties that can be pre-ordered?

  1. Melanie Wong Nov 13, 2010 05:36 AM

    I've had the stuffed duck twice. Go for it.

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      gordon wing Nov 13, 2010 07:33 AM

      Melanie, thanks for the encouragement - I'll work on my brothers and sister to go for it.

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        sfbing Nov 13, 2010 11:00 AM

        what is the duck stuffed with?

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          gordon wing Nov 20, 2010 08:29 AM

          So we had another fine meal at Hakka Restaurant on Thursday night. Preordered the whole stuffed duck ($48) and the whole Salt & Baked Chicken ($23). The duck is a stunning looking dish - deboned and stuffed with a savory mixture of diced taro?, chinese sausage, chicken or duck? barley, waterchestnuts, mushrooms ..... it was a bit hard to discern all the ingredients because of the small dice. But quite tasty and worth the splurge - although now that I've had this and the Salt & Baked Chicken - I think the Chicken with Preserved Greens ($28) is the best deal and maybe my favorite as far as taste goes. The Salt & Baked Chicken was moist and flavorful, well executed but not as interesting as the Chicken with Preserved Greens or the Stuffed Duck.
          The House special Clams are still as good as ever - don't know where they get those plump clams? Also enjoyed the Chinese Bacon with preserved greens and the House special pan fried tofu. The restaurant was just about full - unlike most restaurants we drove by out in the hinterlands. Service was good as was the complementary soup and the dessert of pumpkin tapioca soup.

           
           
           
           
           
          1. re: gordon wing
            yimster Nov 27, 2010 10:14 AM

            Of the two Chicken dishes I have had Salted Baked and Preserved Vegetable Chicken I like the Preserved chicken best.

            I will have to try the Stuffed Duck someday soon.

            Thanks for the report.

      2. K K Nov 13, 2010 07:48 AM

        What dishes can be pre-ordered that's not on the menu?

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          baron45 Nov 13, 2010 09:30 AM

          There are 3 items on the menu that specify advanced order:

          1. Stuffed Duck $48
          2. Stuffed Chicken w/ Sticky Rice $28
          3. Chicken w/ Preserved Greens $23

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            gordon wing Nov 13, 2010 11:22 AM

            I believe the duck is stuffed with sticky rice also ..... it comes with a gravy IIRC - only saw it from across the room when I was there.

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            yimster Nov 13, 2010 03:12 PM

            I do not remember the dishes but there was a page with about ten dishes that need to be ordered ahead of time. I will discuss this with the staff next time I go. One thing I do remember the page was in Chinese. The duck is called eight treasures duck, which maybe sticky rice, Chinese air dry meats and so forth.

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              wolfe Nov 13, 2010 03:31 PM

              Did wahdoy capture any of the dishes on the menus he posted on our chowdown thread?
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6892...

              1. re: wolfe
                yimster Nov 13, 2010 09:29 PM

                Yes, he did, it is six dishes written in Chinese. Since my Chinese is not as good as some of the others I only one I remember is the 320 dollar dish. Buddha Jumped over the Wall. I hope some other hound can help out.

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