New York is a place that witnesses the conglomeration of a number of cultures. People from various diverse backgrounds, having different traditions, customs, culture, languages, and eating habits live here, which makes this place very attractive. People from China too have made a mark for themselves in New York, and the Chinese food offered by the Chinatown Restaurants, concentrated mainly around the Mott Street in New York City, is simply amazing and appetizing. Moreover, the restaurants in Chinatown offer food from various other cuisines as well, including South American, Japanese, Mediterranean, etc. Here is a list of the most tempting and irresistible Chinatown restaurants in NYC.
Nom Wah Tea Parlor
Nom Wah Tea Parlor saw its inception in 1920 with the efforts of Choy family. It used to be famously known as a tea shop and a bakery selling legendary moon cakes and almond cookies. Moreover, the restaurant carved a niche for itself for selling delicious and fresh dim sum. The operations of the restaurant were passed on to one Wally Tang in 1950 by the Choy family, and fortunately, the restaurant has managed to serve the people of NYC without any break. Wally Tang made further improvements in the architecture and arrangement of the furniture in the restaurant, along with ensuring that dim sum was not cooked en masse, and rather, everyone was given a freshly prepared dim sum according to their order. So, this made the dish further appealing to the customers.
Oriental Garden is famous for offering high quality seafood, which is one of the prominent items in a Chinese menu. Besides the ostentatious decor of the dining-hall, which is brightly lit, the restaurant offers a wide range of seafood dishes including glazed prawns that are offered with broccoli, steamed whole fish, and clams galore, to name but a few. The dishes are exorbitantly priced as one needs to shell out as much as $68 shark’s fin soup bowl; however, the restaurant does offer lunch on weekdays at reasonable cost of just $7.99.
Xi’an Famous Foods
The restaurant is reminiscent of the cuisine popular in Xian, a large city in central China on the eastern end of the Silk Road. It is a 40-seat restaurant and offers favourite Chinese food, including cumin-flavoured burgers and spicy burgers.
Dimes is famous for juxtaposing various sorts of cuisines every week in order to meet the varied demands of the people. Delicious dishes adorn the colourful plates, in which one could find influences of Mediterranean region, Japan, and South America. The menu is such that it is going to tempt the most jaded palate. So, there is always a buzz of excitement over here as people gather to satiate their appetite.
New York Noodle Town
The restaurant has lived up to its expectations since its inception. People are always mesmerized after eating the lightly fried noodles that are angel-hair, and are served with roasted duck, pork, ribs, or chicken. Most of the people also like suckling pig offered in the restaurant. The signature flavours of Chinese cookery, that is, chives are elegantly sautéed with scallops, duck, squid or fish. The pungent smell of the chives wafting from the dishes is too tempting to resist.