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Best Chinese Red Meat Dishes / Potstickers in San Gabriel Valley

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whiner Apr 8, 2013 07:28 PM

Probably for take - out. Tie-breaker goes to Hunan. (Mandarin in 2nd, other regions tie for third.)

I recognize that the red meat and take-out components of this will seem less-than-ideal for many. But those are my current parameters.

Thoughts?

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    whiner Apr 8, 2013 11:14 PM

    Ok. I meant like, pork, beef, lamb etc. As in not seafood.

    Traditional examples would be orange or tangerine beef, Hunan lamb, roast pork, etc.

    Duck would also qualify as red meat.

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      Chandavkl Apr 9, 2013 09:08 AM

      So perhaps something like the French style beef steak (cut up in cubes) at Tasty Garden or every other Cantonese restaurant in the SGV.

      1. re: whiner
        blimpbinge Apr 9, 2013 11:25 AM

        in this case i'll throw Kim Tar in Monterey Park up

        Their house special pork chops and french style filet mignon are both very good. Anything seafood related is good there as well, even though I know that's not what you're asking. They're kind of like a less bz newport seafood.

        For the quality of food at the prices they charge, I kind of expect them to be more bz, but that isn't the case most of the time.

        1. re: whiner
          ipsedixit Apr 9, 2013 07:30 PM

          Pork pump at Mei Long Village. Call a day ahead to reserve it.

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            ns1 Apr 9, 2013 07:45 PM

            WTF is this?

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/488712

            1. re: ns1
              ipsedixit Apr 9, 2013 07:51 PM

              It's like a big funking hunk of uncured bacon slathered in a savory, pungent and sweet gelatinous sauce that resembles Jell-O more than a "sauce" of any ilk you might be comfortable with ... but better.

              1. re: ipsedixit
                Porthos Apr 9, 2013 08:12 PM

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                1. re: Porthos
                  ipsedixit Apr 9, 2013 08:27 PM

                  Let me guess ...

                  Words fail you?

                  1. re: ipsedixit
                    Porthos Apr 9, 2013 08:33 PM

                    Was going to say that ns1 was probably referring to the part of that link where you say "you don't have to preorder" (but it definitely helps as sometimes they run out).

                    But then decided to let ns1 explain himself. :)

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                      n
                      ns1 Apr 9, 2013 08:38 PM

                      Nah wanted to know wtf a pork pump was and linked to the old thread for reference.

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                        Porthos Apr 9, 2013 08:41 PM

                        See? Better if ns1 explains :)

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          granadafan Apr 8, 2013 08:02 PM

          OK, I'm a little slow tonight, but what do you mean by red meat, beef? Red meat in potstickers?

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          1. re: granadafan
            Tripeler Apr 8, 2013 09:15 PM

            My guess would be barbecued or grilled meat with red seasonings rubbed into the meat. Like char siu?

            1. re: Tripeler
              ipsedixit Apr 8, 2013 09:35 PM

              No.

              Probably more likely this. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_co...

              1. re: ipsedixit
                blimpbinge Apr 8, 2013 09:51 PM

                i think he means hongshao, should have been more specific though..

                1. re: ipsedixit
                  Tripeler Apr 9, 2013 07:55 PM

                  I was just working on a hunch based on the meaning of the 紅 character.

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