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WANTED: CANTONESE STYLE RESTAURANT IN MANHATTAN

A Quest On behalf of my cousin (Mee Mi Kee), I am sending out an official request for the name of a CLASSIC Cantonese style restaurant in NYC (Manhattan, but not China Town). He is looking for an old style restaurant that we all grew up on. This place would conjure up images of Sunday night dinners with family. Perhaps it ...

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GOING UPSCALE AT PEARL EAST IN MANHASSET

Putting on the Ritz Once you get past the front door, you know you are not in Kansas (or Copiague) anymore. I imagine this is what a restaurant in Hong Kong might look like. Previously, our adventure has taken us to more moderate instituitions. Pearl East is high end Chinese, and sure does look the part. One thing that strikes me everytime ...

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Yao’s Diner- Hot, Spicy, & Delicious!

Hot 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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[REVIEW] Yao’s Diner, Centereach, NY

WOWZA!  Mee Loves this Surprise! If it was authentic Chinese Food you’re after, Yao’s Diner fits the bill.  If it’s a romantic setting, or Americanized Chinese food, then definitely keep on rolling. This picture doesn’t do it justice.   It didn’t look as nice, or as clean as this picture gives the impression it might be. It’s clearly not a place you ...

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Book it Dano! We’re Heading East. To Yao’s Diner!

Mee Five-Oh! We’re hitching our wagons, and we’ve set out sights east!  Our first venture in to Suffolk County.  Our destination is Yao’s Diner.  It sounds so like a luncheonette, doesn’t it?  But, it will be so much more.  We’re expecting our epicurean delights to be tickled fancy by the taste of the East. Yao’s Diner is in Centereach at 2503 ...

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[Review] Take Out From Hunan Taste in Greenvale

  Try Dining In! Four out of five Mee’s are at Mee V Stooga’s place of work… We’re brainstorming ideas for our quest… The wine is flowing, we just placed our order from Hunan Taste of Roslyn. Once the wine starts running low we will really start be brainstorming Mee’s.  It should be noted that Hunan Taste is NOT one ...

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[REVIEW] The Orient, Bethpage, NY

The Orient in Bethpage, NY Here we go!  Our first review (but actually our second restaurant on our quest… stay tuned for the second first review!). Highly recommended, The Orient, didn’t disappoint.  Is it the best?  No. But, we have a baseline now.  The Orient is located at 623 Hicksville Road in Bethpage, NY.  We got there at 6pm. They ...

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