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Londonist's list of Chinatown Top 10

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Gordito Feb 5, 2011 10:31 AM

This might be of interest to some folk here. Londonist has compiled their list of the Top 10:

http://londonist.com/2011/02/top-10-c...

The writers seem to have gone for the popularity standard, so no doubt there will be some responses on places that should have been included and objections that some should not have been included. Those are certainly welcome! Though I guess what I like in the list is the identification of which menu items are the good ones in some places.

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  1. limster RE: Gordito Feb 5, 2011 01:18 PM

    Four Seasons, while not as good as Gold Mine, is still very good, and certainly worth it for the various roast meats.

    Others worth checking out include Golden Day for excellent Hunan, C&R for their wan tan ho, the modernised fusiony Cantonese at Haozhan, xlb at Dumpling Legends, the Fuzhou cooking at New Aroma (although their newer Sichuan stuff looks promising).

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      bleep75 RE: limster Feb 7, 2011 02:32 AM

      Love the four seasons roast duck - got a half roast duck take away the other night .
      It was worth it just the watch the guy chop it up in under 10 seconds. And the dipping sauce - just lovely balance - not too sweet , nice five spice flavours, depth , not too oily. Moist duck - fat from
      under skin could have been rendered off a bit more - only minor complaint.
      I want some now.

    2. limster RE: Gordito Feb 5, 2011 01:20 PM

      p.s. Ipoh is pronounced Ee-po, not "i-poo" as stated in the article.

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        howler RE: limster Feb 5, 2011 01:35 PM

        hey limster - can you pls elaborate a bit more about new aroma? ta in advance.

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          limster RE: howler Feb 5, 2011 01:38 PM

          Here's the info: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/620213

          I should revisit soon.

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            howler RE: limster Feb 5, 2011 01:55 PM

            ta. sounds interesting, to say the least.

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