Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong Palace’

Quick Feeding: D.C.’s Chinatown Just Isn’t Double-Cooked Enough

Misfortune Cookie: "DC is no Beijing or Hong Kong, nor is it New York or San Francisco or Los Angeles. But there's no obvious reason that the city, accommodating a steady stream of cosmopolitan and international population, should be content dwelling in a cesspool of Chinese/ethnic food mediocrity." [The Atlantic] Head of the Class-Action: A […]

Spot Check: China Jade in Derwood

The scallion pancakes were crispy but needed more of the namesake ingredient. More than two years ago Liu Chaosheng took over Hong Kong Palace, a modest storefront in Falls Church, and rewrote the entire menu.  Gone were HKP's Cantonese dishes (even if the promise of them remained with the name of the place), replaced by […]

Tyler Cowen Unleashes the Latest Edition of His Ethnic Dining Guide

Tyler Cowen is my kind of food critic: He's fearless in where he dines; he loves ethnic food (but does not play the class card and avoid fine-dining spots), and he's opinionated as hell in this straight-forward, no-nonsense, it's good/it sucks sort of way. Okay, it doesn't hurt that we agree on most of the […]