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Shangri-La What to Order

StriperGuy | Oct 16, 2007 03:03 AM

Just to bust it out in it's own thread. A somewhat imperfect, though improved from my prior posting, whack at what is good on the menu at this pretty-darned excellent restaurant:

Scallion pancake (just okay, not superlative)
Steamed red bean bun
steamed glutinous rice
steamed vegetable bun
green bean starch and cucumber (Yum)
cold intestine
pig ear
any tripe dish
roast beef
pork in garlic
Bean curd skin with mushroom
Salt watered duck
bean curd skin
chicken with wine sauce
cold chicken
stir fried bean sprouts

little neck and chicken soup
squash with clam soup
taro and sparibs soup
egg drop soup (home style) Amazing, not the usual
tomato with ox tall soup
sauteed sour mustard tripe soup
pork and preserved vegetable soup
hot and sour soup (Yum)
egg w. bean curd and veg. soup
chicken and vegetable soup
house special soup

crispy chicken in chef`s sauce
Crispy Chicken
little diced chicken w/ peanuts and taiwanese in spicy sauce
ginger chicken casserole w. bone (Yum)
chicken spinach in garlic sauce
curried spicy chicken

plain sauteed chinese broccoli
sauteed sprout of snow peas
chinese watercress w. garlic
Sauted Spinach
eggplant with spicy sauce
eggplant and pork w. peking sauce (Yum)
yu hsiang eggplant w. pork strip (Yum)
dried scallop with napa (Yum)
dried shrimp with napa (Yum)
black mushrooms and chinese vegetable (Yum)
dried scallop with squash (Yum)
sauteed string bean (Yum)
string bean in peking sauce (Yum)
dried scallop with mustard
home style bean curd with vegetable
cellophane noodle w. minced pork
house special bean curd w. pork
bean curd in brown sauce w. minced pork
szechuan spicy bean curd
squash with clam seasonal

shreded beef sauteed with green pepper
beef with chinese celery in spicy sauce
veal chop roasted chili vinaignette
beef w. bean curd sheet and mustard
twice cooked roast beef (oh yeah!)
ox tail with brown sauce
garlic flower with beef
shredded beef w. carrot and celery

shredded pork with cabbage in bean sauce
pork chops with spiced salt
pork with preserved mustard (Yum)
jumbo meat ball with chinese veg.
pork and dried bean with chive and red pepper
Crispy Intestine
sauteed sour mustard tripe
sour mustard intenstine w/ hot pepper

Soy bean and shrimp
Scallop with veg
Fish fillet with bean curd
Silver Fish
Sea cucumber with fish tripe
Sea cucumber with soy
Fish with dry bean sauce
Fried oyster with spiced salt (insanely good)
The whole fish dishes if they have them are pretty good

All the Hot pots are good to excellent.

As is the Tea smoked duck and the crispy duck (Yum) (Yum)

Pretty much the entire dim sum menu rocks as there are NO Americanized dishes or "the usual suspects" type dishes on the dim sum menu.

WARNING: Stay away from anything that has a ring of "Standard Chinese Restaurant Fair" or "Americanized Chinese Fair" they have thrown those on the menu out of some sense of obligation and they range from mediocre to terrible: ie chicken with broccoli, Yu Shiang shrimp, anything Mooshi. Same is true for most of the "House Specialties" which mostly suck. This is kind of funny because in actuality very few of the real house specialties are on that list.

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