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DaisyM Nov 22, 2010 11:08 AM

Where do you suggest going in Philly for Peking Duck? Does it need to be ordered in advance? Thank you!

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  1. paychecktoday RE: DaisyM Nov 22, 2010 11:20 AM

    Sang Kee has always been my favorite for Peking Duck. Everytime I've been there, it has been available.

    Anywhere in Chinatown for the most part will have peking duck on hand.....

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      Delucacheesemonger RE: paychecktoday Nov 22, 2010 01:44 PM

      Sang Kee Peking Duck regardless of location always comes out from the kitchen barely tepid. Thus good but not temp hot enough for me. Hunan in Ardmore when out is warm, bit more expensive but warm.

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        scoopG RE: Delucacheesemonger Nov 23, 2010 04:24 AM

        Does either place bring the whole duck out from the kitchen, present it and then carve and serve it up table-side?

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          Delucacheesemonger RE: scoopG Nov 23, 2010 04:29 AM

          Not when l had it. Rarely get the second dish, that of shreds of meat stir fried with vegetables either.

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      b1979 RE: DaisyM Nov 23, 2010 04:05 AM

      We just had the peking duck from Sang Kee on Sunday, it was excellent as always.

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        DaisyM RE: b1979 Nov 23, 2010 07:59 AM

        Can you tell us how it is served at Sang Kee? Thank you!

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          b1979 RE: DaisyM Nov 23, 2010 08:11 AM

          I'm not sure if you can order the duck whole or not, you might want to call to ask. We get it in two courses, the first course is the duck meat and skin on one plate with another plate of scallions, sauce and the pancake roll things (not sure what they're called). Then the second course is the duck meat with green beans.

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            DaisyM RE: b1979 Nov 23, 2010 08:22 AM

            Thank you. My husband loves Peking duck and I'd like to make plans to take him there. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

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        papadick58 RE: DaisyM Nov 26, 2010 07:07 AM

        Yang Ming in Bryn Mawr -- No advanced notice -- carved at the table -- but must be for two.

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