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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] 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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The Quest For Great Chinese Food – A Long Term Odyssey

The Quest For Great Chinese Food A Long Term Odyssey   One of my fondest memories is that every other Thursday evening, I went with my family for a Chinese dinner. It was a sort of convoluted adventure, because my parent’s (who had 2 homes) kept one Kosher home, and one that was not! We would leave our Kosher home ...

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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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Foo Kee Seafood Restaurant

Foo Kee Seafood – Dish Analysis Our latest adventure has led us back to Flushing to try some Cantonese style cuisine. Foo Kee Seafood Restaurant is located at 136-14 38th Ave.  Pulling up to the place, some of the Mees were put off by the “B” grade which was posted at the entrance. Apparently, anything lower than an “A” would ...

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[REVIEW] Jade King, 376 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights

Sometimes Expectations Aren’t All That They’re Cracked Up To Be But, then again, sometimes your expectations are a function of your, umm, expectations.  And if your expectations are what you expect from your visit to your local Chinese restaurant, then you will get what you expect.  For those who don’t venture far from home to get a taste of the ...

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FLUSHING (MEE)TS LEVITTOWN

Fortune Wheel Seafood Resturant Our latest adventure has taken us to Fortune Wheel, located at 3601 Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown. This “Flushing” like restaurant is tucked discreetly between two big box retailers. The meal begins with a Freebie (always a good start). The pickled seaweed with carrots and cabbage was a delicious beginning to what would become a “Hit or Miss” ...

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