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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chiam

160 E. 48th St. (Lexington & Third Aves.) Send to Phone
212-371-2323
Sophisticated Chinese with hints of American flavors, served in a contemporary setting.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chiam Restaurant Review

: Chiam---with its greenhouse-style dining room and other sleek, contemporary rooms---looks more American than Chinese. To reinforce the notion, owner David Kong has a prodigious wine list with emphasis on California, France, Italy and Australia. Start with the excellent cilantro-shrimp dim sum. Then, look to the sea. Chef William Mui specializes in Hong Kong-style seafood dishes like delicious prawns made with Grand Marnier.
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