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Chinese Food Facts

Chinese food facts

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love Chinese food.  Perhaps those types of people do exist.  But, perhaps because they don’t love Chinese food, I don’t know them.  Just a thought.  According to statistics, Chinese food is the most loved cuisine in the whole world.  That fact alone increases the odds of me making lots of new friends.  There are more ...

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The Mee’s and Me go to Moonstone


A Different Perspective on Moonstone A View from Inside The Chinese Quest! There’s very little that’s better than going to a good Chinese restaurant, try a bunch of different dishes, laugh a lot, and eat some delicious food. While the recently opened Moonstone (located on Northern Blvd in Great Neck on the site of the former Harvest Buffet) is certainly ...

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[REVIEW] Moonstone, Great Neck

Moonstone Exterior

Mission Accomplished! For months, the Mee’s have been seeking a new favorite restaurant on Long Island.  And tonight, we found Nirvana.  Moonstone, a recently opened authentic Chinese restaurant in Great Neck (oh so close to the Queens border) at 14 Northern Boulevard. Moonstone replaced the old Harvest Buffet.  The Mee’s never had the pleasure of, or lack thereof, that experience, ...

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[Guest Review] Asian Buffet, Hicksville

Asian Buffet Hicksville

I’m generally not much of a fan of buffets, especially Asian ones. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been disappointed far more often than elated, but this past Sunday, Mee Pee Wee C (aka “the wife”) and I were hungry, on Old Country Road, not interested in eating fast food, at a diner, or having Italian food, and spotted this restaurant known ...

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The Best of Long Island

2014 Long Island Web Awards Nominee

The Chinese Quest was just nominated for the “2014 Best of Long Island Web Awards“! If you like our unbiased Chinese restaurant reviews, and you love our articles on Chinese and Jewish culture, and our wit and wisdom, not to mention our modesty, please click on the banner below and vote for the Chinese Quest as the best website in ...

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The Chinese Zodiac Calendar

12 Chinese Zodiac Animals Placemat

The 12 Chinese Zodiac Signs and Their Dates Curious about your Chinese Zodiac Sign and the traits, personality and characteristics associated with it? Use the chart below to find your sign and click on it to read all about your sign! Animal Year (Gregorian calendar) Personality characteristics RAT Feb 10, 1948 – Jan 28, 1949 Jan 28, 1960 – Feb ...

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Chinese Zodiac Tiger Traits & Personality

Chinese Zodiac Tiger Traits and Personality

Tigers are the adrenaline junkies of the Chinese Zodiac world! They thrive on power, creativity, zeal, humor and love. The Chinese Tiger parallels Leo in Western Astrology for adoring the limelight. If this Chinese New Year Animal doesn’t get attention, he or she will quickly move to a different audience. However, when their personal “stage” is threatened the Tiger becomes ...

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