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Aug 20, 2012 02:31 PM

Best Har Gow in Chinatown?

Meeting a friend for lunch in Chinatown tomorrow...She is craving har gow. We've been to Shanghai Cafe, New Green Bo, and Nom Wah and we'd love to try someplace else. Anyone have a favorite for har gow? It needs to be in Chinatown b/c that's as far away from the office as I can get at lunch time. Thanks!

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  1. i sometimes grab it quick at century cafe

    1. Dim Sum Go Go or Red Egg?

        1. re: swannee

          Oriental garden has some good dim sum, but their har gow isn't my favorite. They have a pan fried shrimp/chive dumpling that tickles me in ways that shouldn't be legal.

        2. Hop Shing or Golden Unicorn. Definitely not Jing Fong

          1. Thanks so much, everyone! We ended up going to Oriental Garden. Solid dim sum; would go back.

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            1. re: The Cookbook Addict

              If you go back I should mention that their non-dim sum dishes are very good also. I loved their clams with black bean sauce, very delicious stuff!