Service: ☆☆ ½
Must try: E-Fu Noodles, General Tso’s Chicken, Watercress, Shrimp & Pork Dumplings
Chinatown Brasserie is one of those big box Americanized Asian themed restaurants that (if it wasn’t in New York City) I would shudder to eat at.
However Chinatown Brasserie manages to distinguish itself mostly because of its brilliant Hong Kong-born Dimsum chef Joe Ng.
Chef Ng has created a distinctive and truly impressive menu that offers creative takes on Dimsum favorites using better ingredients. Most of my favorites were the shrimp-based dumplings and the chicken dishes was really good too – the General Tso’s was kicking!!
Chinatown Brasserie offers a wonderful venue for some high quality eats at a reasonable price point.
Here is some of what we ate:
Baby Bok Choy & Mushroom Dumplings
Watercress, Shrimp & Pork Dumplings
E-Fu Noodles with Market Vegetables
Moo Shu Vegetables with Mandarin Pancakes
St. Louis-Cut Ribs Roast Pork Tenderloin
Chicken & Shrimp Lollipops
Chicken Fried Rice
Wok-Fried Chinese Broccoli & Shiitake Mushrooms
Three-Chili Chicken with Peanuts & Red Pepper
General Tso’s Chicken with Ginger & Scallion