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Emperor's Choice

2238 S. Wentworth Ave. (Cermak Rd.) Send to Phone
312-225-8800 | Menu
Cantonese and Szechwan dishes are served family-style at this likeable, friendly Chinatown spot. Emperor's Choice Restaurant by Richie Diesterheft / CC BY SA 2.0
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Emperor's Choice Restaurant Review

: Seafood stars --- especially the salt and pepper shrimp --- at the handsome-enough storefront decorated with elaborately embroidered royal robes and drawings of the Chinese emperors who might have worn them. Pot stickers are a fine way to start. Lobster, stir-fried with scallions and ginger or Peking-style in a hearty brown sauce, is another highlight. A long list of specials supplements the menu. Meanwhile, family-style dinners tap into the kitchen's strengths. In general, the Cantonese choices outshine Szechwan and Hunan dishes, though we’ll admit the kung pao is pretty good. If you're adventurous, try a casserole of sea cucumber, fish lips and black mushrooms. Service might be the best in Chinatown, but that's not saying much.

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