This is one of my fave places in New York I love it . The tea smoke duck is great accompanied with a glass of wine.
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This was our second dinner at La Vie En Szechuan. I didn't write a review the last time because I didn't know the name. We remembered vaguely where the restaurant was and found it again this evening. It's not far from the Empire State Building....More
I have lunched chicken in three kind of peppers. I was warned at the card it was spicy, and it was. If not used to spicy food, find something else on the card. But I really liked it, great taste not overwhelmed by the spiciness....More
When asked if you want a special appetizer sampler say no!!! It was beautiful display with unique food, but they don't tell you the price. Our bill comes and it is $90. OMG! It wasn't worth that much. Dinner itself was delicious and worth it.
We found this place by accident, after a visit to the Empire State building. We were the only non Chinese in there, which is always a good sign. The menu sign outside was written in Chinese. The food was excellent, and the service very good....More
We were lucky, having looked for a special restaurant, we happened to find this small Asian place, and were lucky! We were almost the only "foreigners" in the restaurant, all the other guests were Chinese. Says something about being authentic! It felt like in Guangzhou....More
We love spicy Chinese food but it has to be very authentic. We lived in China so we are picky about authenticity. This restaurant was just perfect for us. Their food was excellent and the customers were almost all Chinese- a good sign!
Table envy is my term for seeing something on an adjacent table that looks like it might be even more interesting and pleasing than what your table has ordered! In this absolutely superb (and habitually crowded) restaurant I suspect I am not the only person...More
I felt rushed... but in all fairness, my party arrived at 9:30pm. The kitchen closes at 10pm on a Friday night. Without opening the menu, I asked the waitstaff for things to recommend. Navigating in bad Cantonese, the waitress was able to steer us to...More