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Café China

Café China

2016
Address :
13 E. 37th St. USA - 10016 New York10016New York
Phone :
(212) 213-2810
Website :

Cuisine Chinese

$25 to $50

An inconspicuous façade lost in midtown masks this striking restaurant, decorated with seductive portraits of 1930s Shanghai starlets, bright red chairs, lush bamboo planters, and a dominating marble-and-dark wood bar.The kitchen continues to struggle with popularity, yet on each table find balanced and elegant expressions of Sichuan cuisine that can stand above most in the city-one that avoids the easy umami of monosodium glutamate and egg rolls for composed, elegant expressions of this region's dishes. The almost overwhelming menu features dozens of cold and hot appetizers, noodles, entrées, and desserts. From refreshing pieces of cold-poached chicken tossed with a generous mound of chili-oil and peanuts, to aromatic smoked tofu mingled with silky batons of celery stalk, flavors here often bring more complexity than straight heat and the presentations are more genteel than brute. But that's not to say the kitchen doesn't conduct a fiery arrangement-try crisp, meaty, and double cooked pork belly harmonized with hot Sichuan peppercorns, green bell peppers, leeks, and fermented black beans. It's a face-melting experience that is more New York authentic, but still, devilishly delicious.

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  • 34 St - Herald Sq

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Opening hours :

Lunch & dinner daily. Contacter l'établissement pour confirmer ces informations.

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      Anton Lysyy

      5/5

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      • Language: gbr
      • Position : With family

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      Une grande diversité, et une très bonne qualité des plats. Fin, raffiné, mais servi toujours dans un style convivial – à partager au milieu de la table. Il y a intérêt à venir nombreux, pour gouter aux différents plats. Ambiance intime, service impeccable. Nous avons prix tous les plats recommandé par le guide.

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      • Position : With family

      Pros

      Big choice and very high level refined kitchen, served in a convivial style – to share in the middle of the table. It’s interesting to come with friends – to try as much dishes as possible. Intimate atmosphere, attentive service. We took all dishes recommended by the guide.

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