Big Wong King
Lunch at Big Wong King can be a lightning-fast endeavor, but not if you spend half an hour reading through the hundreds of things on the menu. So we'll save you time and point you toward the Roast Duck or the Soy Sauce Chicken ($3.75 each).
[Photograph: Max Falkowitz] If you're like me, having a salad for lunch tastes like defeat most of the time. I'll take green vegetables for lunch—even as my lunch—but I want them to have a little more heft than some...
Manhattan's Chinatown is a huge neighborhood that just seems to keep growing. Although it's a good thing that the neighborhood offers a nearly endless number of eateries, you may be overwhelmed by all the choices. Where do you go on an empty stomach? What do you order?
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