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On the Cheap: One of the Kind

Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb" may not seem like a good way to describe Sichuan and Shandong cuisine, but that's exactly the feeling you get from the Chinese regional offerings at One of the Kind: a satisfying numbing of the tongue and lips.  
Fiery Chinese served comfortably numb
By WEI-HUAN CHEN  |  May 25, 2012
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Review: CK Shanghai

C.K. Sau was Boston's first Chinese-American celebrity chef.
Wide-ranging Chinese with consistently polished quality
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  September 02, 2011

Review: Apsara Palace

It's more than being loved by our mommy and being safe from barbarians from the North that we take for granted, isn't it? I found myself again and again going to Apsara Palace for lunch when I was in town, kind of a gastronomic migratory impulse, befor
For cheapskate food fans
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 19, 2010
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Restaurant Review: East by Northeast

There are a lot of ways to look at Chef Phillip Tang’s mod variations on the Taiwanese-American food of his youth — Chinese tapas, small plates, locovore noodles and dumplings, tea-house nouvelle, dim sum gone upscale and gone wild.
Modern, minimalist Chinese cuisine
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  September 17, 2010
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Sichuan Garden

I thought I knew all about Sichuan food, back from when Joyce Chen and Peking on Mystic introduced what was then called "Mandarin-Szechwan" food to the United States via greater Boston.
A tale of two dinners
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 13, 2010
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Gourmet Dumpling House

The Phoenix is predictably cheap with expenses for "On the Cheap," which makes it challenging to review restaurants with broad menus without dipping into my own wallet.
A pan-regional Chinese treasure trove
By MC SLIM JB  |  March 18, 2009