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[REVIEW] “Hoi Ming”, West Sayville, NY

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Hoi Ming Chinese Restaurant in West Sayville, NY is a throwback to the 1970's. This is the last bastion we fear (or cheer) of old Americanized Chinese food on Long Island. The restaurant was packed on Monday night. Clearly the locals adore it. Did we?

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[PREVIEW] Golden Dynasty, St. James

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5000021 On the hallowed grounds of the former Lotus East in St. James, NY, rose a golden palace.  Worthy of a Chinese restaurant re-born now as Golden Dynasty.  Same owners.  Same location.  Completely renovated.  Over a year into the process and months and months of delays due to the Town of Smithtown ordinances, etc., the Golden Palace finally opened their ...

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[REVIEW] Foo Luck, Commack, NY

Foo Luck Chinese Restaurant, Commack NY

1010200Last night I had the strangest dream.  I dreamed of the most delicious and authentic Chinese meal.  Some of my closest friends in the world were there.  A world-renowned food reporter was there too.  Jennifer Lopez provided the entertainment.  And even someone I hadn’t seen in over 40 years from my days at Camp Boiberik was there too.  What a ...

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[REVIEW] Ancient Ginger, St. James

Ancient Ginger Chinese Restaurant

1000200Stop the Presses!!! In a day that will go down in the famed annals of The Chinese Quest when our story is completely written one day (what a play on words!), The Chinese Quest had the great pleasure, and honor, of being joined this evening by Long Island’s premier Food Reporter, Newsday’s Erica Marcus.  The setting for this evening’s Quest ...

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[REVIEW] Red Tiger Dumpling House, Stony Brook

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0000600Review of Red Tiger Dumpling House Almost like a mirage appearing amidst the miles and miles of strip malls, big box stores, shopping malls, gas stations, fancy steak houses, and a Duane Reade, we found a hidden oasis just off of Rte 347 in Stony Brook.   Ever since we got turned on to Soup Dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai in ...

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Yao’s Diner- Hot, Spicy, & Delicious!

0010000Hot HOT HOTT! The food at Yao’s Diner is Hot, Spicy, Delicious, & a very different type of Chinese food than the typical LI norm. The style of cooking is Szechuan, and many of the dishes are so spicy, I suggest placing a roll of toilet paper in the freezer! The look of the place is about as basic as ...

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