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Grand Sichuan 74 UWS

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AubWah Jan 16, 2012 03:21 PM

Would anyone care to share their impressions of the place?

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Grand Sichuan
307 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023

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  1. coasts RE: AubWah Jan 16, 2012 06:47 PM

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/734982

    still eat here often. always order the gui zhou chicken or beef, chicken in garlic sauce (not like most places) and some dan dan noodles.

    1. Miss Needle RE: AubWah Jan 16, 2012 06:55 PM

      I think the other branches are better. But compared to the awful Chinese food in the UWS, I welcome this place with open arms. That said, it's not a destination restaurant.

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        dyrewolf RE: Miss Needle Jan 16, 2012 06:59 PM

        +1 Best in the hood, but that ain't saying much. A while back I went to lunch one day but missed the lunch time at Grand Sichuan, went to Cottage and remembered why I hadn't been there in 10 years...

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        The Cottage
        360 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

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          Simon RE: dyrewolf Jan 16, 2012 09:30 PM

          i agree w/ what Miss Needle and dyrewolf said...i got takeout from there several times when i was housesitting nearby for a couple weeks last winter and spring: it's a wonderful improvement on what was available before, but nothing to get excited about unless you live very nearby...

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            AubWah RE: dyrewolf Jan 17, 2012 06:26 AM

            Cottage? I'm glad I read that in the morning otherwise I'd be dealing with nightmares..

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              City Kid RE: AubWah Jan 17, 2012 07:14 AM

              Cottage is awful, as is the one on Irving Place.

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              The Cottage
              33 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003

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                dyrewolf RE: AubWah Jan 17, 2012 11:23 AM

                Ha... fortunately I had lunch there not dinner, so I avoided nightmares too....

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