+
Restaurants & Bars

Skip Hunan Ritz in Thornwood

Josh Mittleman | Apr 27, 199911:55 AM     6

I'd heard good things about Hunan Ritz in the Rose Hill
Shopping Plaza on Kensico Ave. in Thornwood and I
hadn't been there for years, so we gave it a try last
night. It was a disappointment.

The food was OK. The best dish was an appetizer of
steamed crab legs, which were delicious but showed no
evidence of _Chinese_ cuisine. They were served plain
with clarified butter. Hot and sour soup was pretty
good, unusually beefy with lots of goodies,
surprisingly including inoki mushrooms. Their special
five-flavor duck was unexciting.

If you're in this area and want Chinese, I prefer the
place on 141 a few blocks south of the intersection
with Kensico Ave. It just changed its name to Pacific
something; I can't recall what.

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

How to Host the Perfect Galentine’s Day Bash
Entertaining

How to Host the Perfect Galentine’s Day Bash

by Brittany Loggins | Galentine’s Day has officially transcended the television screen, where it was mentioned by Leslie...

11 Fajita Recipes for the Best Interactive Party Menu Ever
Recipe Round-Ups

11 Fajita Recipes for the Best Interactive Party Menu Ever

by Chowhound Editors | We love the way fajitas bring everyone together around the table for some hands-on assembly: a warm...

Make Like a Mad Scientist and Brew Your Own Kombucha
How To

Make Like a Mad Scientist and Brew Your Own Kombucha

by Maryse Chevriere | Whether you have no idea what a SCOBY is or are addicted to probiotic powerhouse kombucha, it's easy...

A Spicy Lentil Soup That’s Vegan and Delicious
Food News

A Spicy Lentil Soup That’s Vegan and Delicious

by Amy Schulman | The brains behind BOSH!, a YouTube and Facebook channel starring Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, are...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.