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Yang Tze River Rest. in Flushing - review

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Yang Tze River Rest. in Flushing - review

mickyme | Jul 21, 2003 07:56 PM

We passed by last night and judging the crowds outside (and inside) waiting for a table, decided to give it a try - for take-out though, as the wait for a table was way to long.
A glimpse at the menu and I was salivating - very interesting combinations and an impressive selection of dishes not often seen on menus in NY.
So here's what we got and how we liked it:

Crab and pork soup buns - good, but incomparable with NGBo's (which we still rate #1) the filling not as flavorfull and the skin although not delicate, very easily fell apart - IMHO ruining the experience of eating a soup bun

Mixed seafood soup - an egg drop style soup, excelent taste with a bit of heat, even if the seafood was almost inexistent and a few huge pieces of egg white (bigger than a spoon)were a bit of a turn off

Home made noodle w/seafood and vegetable - not kidding and not exaggerating it contained 2 (tiny)pieces of squid, 1 baby shrimp, a few leaves of (maybe?) water spinach and the rest was noodles.

Sauteed seafood rice cake - again not exaggerating: the same 2 pieces of squid, a couple of shreds of scallops, probably a couple of tablespoons of finely shredded cabbage and the rest was rice cakes. However, a little tastier than the other dish (was it because of a little more oil on the bottom of the plate?)

All in all, terrible. The worst $27 spent on food in a long time - but here you go, an experince that I felt I had to share.

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