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who has best chicken feet at dim sum?

jschyun Feb 28, 2006 11:05 PM

Curious to know who you think has best chicken feet (black bean sauce not white version) thx in advance

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    ipse dixit RE: jschyun Feb 28, 2006 11:43 PM

    It it's at a dim sum place, then my vote goes to 888.

    Otherwise, I think the best braised chicken feet are at Sam Woo BBQ at the intersection of 6th and Valley.

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      jschyun RE: ipse dixit Mar 1, 2006 01:02 PM

      intresting, I don't particularly care for 888's chicken feet but maybe I should give them another chance. thx

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        Will Owen RE: jschyun Dec 3, 2006 05:33 AM

        888's white feet are as boring (to my taste) as anyone's, but I've always thought their braised ones were pretty swell.

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      Hungry All the Time RE: jschyun Mar 1, 2006 01:24 AM

      888 in SGV or Empress in Monterey Park.

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        Cicely RE: jschyun Mar 4, 2006 07:42 PM

        my experience in chicken feet dates to the very recent past, but I was knocked out by the feet at Empress Pavilion in Chinatown. the sauce was positively haunting. in fact, I think all three of us were new to the feet, and loved them. By contrast, I had them at Capital Seafood (New Capital? the new place in the minimall opposite Ocean Star), which someone on this board praised, and found them uncompelling.

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          sin RE: jschyun Oct 5, 2006 06:42 AM

          Probably my favorite dim sum restaurant is Full House Restaurant in Arcadia. Good prices, excellent dim sum and far and away the best chicken feet. I believe they have dim sum every day til 3pm.
          Full House restaurant. 1220 S. Golden West Ave. Arcadia, CA 91006

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            go_bears RE: jschyun Oct 5, 2006 03:14 PM

            sorry... wrong post.

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              geetergrim RE: jschyun Oct 5, 2006 04:19 PM

              I like Empress in Chinatown and NBC Seafood in Monterey Park

              1. raytamsgv RE: jschyun Oct 5, 2006 06:40 PM

                I like 888 because their version is a bit spicier than the Empress Harbor version. They are the two top contenders in my book.

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                  condiment RE: jschyun Oct 5, 2006 11:01 PM

                  My vote for chicken feet goes to Capital, in the mall at Atlantic and Garvey. They are pretty aggressively spiced, and there is a luxurious softness to them that I love. I always get chicken feet at dim sum, but Capital is the only place where I routinely get two orders.

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                    henrychan888 RE: jschyun Oct 6, 2006 03:51 AM

                    My vote goes to Empress Harbor in Monterey Park. Hot, boney, and tender chicken feet.

                    1. steen RE: jschyun Dec 3, 2006 05:05 AM

                      I love the chicken feet at Ocean Seafood (LA Chinatown).

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