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[REVIEW] Orient Garden, Garden City Park, NY

Orient Garden, Garden City Park, NY

Orient Garden, the sister restaurant of The Orient in Bethpage, and Orient Odyssey in Syosset recently opened on the site of the Park City Diner. It was kind of empty the night we ate there. Was it just a matter of diners discovering it? Or, the location? Or, something else. You know The Chinese Quest will answer these and other questions in this review of Orient Garden. Click to dine along with us. Virtually of course!

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Chinese New Year 2024 – The Year of the Dragon

February 10, 2024 marks the beginning of Chinese New Year. This important cultural event that commemorates the new year and good fortune among many Eastern and Southeastern Asian cultures, and also celebrates the optimism of the coming year while honoring the past. Click to learn more about the traditions, celebrations, and meanings behind some of the rituals, and anything you want to know (even the questions you were afraid to ask) as we enter the Year of the Dragon!

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Enter the Year of the Dragon!

Year of the Dragon

On February 10th, Chinese around the world will celebrate the Chinese New Year and usher in the Year of the Dragon. Wait... is it Year of the Dragon, or Enter the Dragon? Think I'm confused? Read the article!

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What is the Chinese Quest?

What is the Chinese Quest? The Chinese Quest is a website dedicated to reviewing Chinese restaurants and exploring Chinese cuisine in the United States, especially in the Long Island and New York City areas.

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[REVIEW] Deng Ji, Levittown, NY

Deng Ji Chinese Restaurant Levittown, NY

Deng Ji is the sixth in a series of fancy Chinese restaurants serving authentic Chinese Cuisine. This is their first location on Long Island. There is also one in Flushing, NY. Will you like it? Do we recommend it? Your mileage will vary. We present our review and rating. The rest is up to you! Please let us know in the comments if you have been to Deng Ji, whether it be this location in Levittown, NY on Hempstead Turnpike, or one of their other locations.

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[REVIEW] Jiang Nan Chinese Restaurant, Syosset, NY

Jiang Nan Chinese Fusion, Syosset, NY

Jiang Nan, a new Chinese restaurant, that opened in Syosset, which adds to the Jiang Nan dynasty with locations in all of the chichi, tory, upscale dining establishments on the Gold Coast of Long Island. You wouldn't expect such a fancy restaurant in a strip mall on the north side of Jericho Turnpike. Did it live up to its glitz? Let us take you on a tour, and you decide if you want to give it a go!

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LOL BBQ & Bar, Great Neck, NY

LOL BBQ & Bar Great Neck Plaza NY

L.O.L BBQ & Grill is a fairly recent addition to the dining options in Great Neck Plaza. Thankfully it's not another Bubble Tea parlor, but a very delicious offering of Chinese street food in the form and skewers and other dishes. Click to read more and let us know what you think by posting comments in the comments below the article.

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[REVIEW] Canton Manor, Bayside, NY

Canton Manor Chinese Restaurant

A slew of new banquet-style Chinese restaurants recently opened along Northern Boulevard from Flushing to Bayside. Canton Manor is the eastern-most restaurant, and we dined there the other night. Always crowded when you drive by, and at times many families await outside for a table to free up. Everyone is Asian. It's gotta be good? Right? Read The Chinese Quest's opinion by clicking on the link, and please add your comments below the review.

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