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[REVIEW] PINE COURT CHINESE BISTRO, LITTLE NECK

Pan Fried Lamb Rack Honey Pepper Sauce

On December 23rd, the Quest ended up at Pine Court Chinese Bistro located at 249-32 Horace Harding Expressway, in Little Neck for our 26th restaurant review. I have to say this was our most convenient dinner with our “Happy Hour” meeting place, liquor store (BYOB), Pine Court, and Carvel all within one half block. Although the place looked like it ...

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[REVIEW] Pine Court Chinese Bistro, Little Neck

Pine Court Chinese Bistro Restaurant LIttle Neck

Hitting the Superfecta in Little Neck It takes four things to perfectly align to hit a Superfecta.  And on this Erev Christmas Eve we hit all four ALL on one block in Little Neck!  Our Quest this evening took us to Pine Court Chinese Bistro, which by the name doesn’t at all appear to be an authentic Chinese restaurant.  Such an ...

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[REVIEW] Ancient Ginger, St. James

Ancient Ginger Chinese Restaurant

Stop 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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The Mee’s and Me go to Moonstone

Moonstone-Chinese-Restaurant-Great-Neck

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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Dumplings (Wontons) Geography Lesson

Dumplings on my Mind Class is now in session. A Chinese dumpling, or a wonton, is a staple food popular throughout China.  Dumplings were likely introduced to the West by early settlers in Chinatown, who came primarily from the Cantonese-speaking coastal cities in Southern China. It seems like I’ve got dumplings on the brain as it’s the second time in ...

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[REVIEW] Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant, Flushing

Asian Jewels Seafood Chinese Restaurant

Tonight we Dined in the Palace We truly had a meal fit for Kings tonight, and we were treated like Royalty.  From the moment that you see Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant you feel like you’re walking in to some place special.  The place was immaculate.  The service meticulous.  The waiters attentive.  And, the bathrooms were the best I have ever ...

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