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Spicy Village

68 Forsyth St. (Hester St.) Send to Phone
Serving the underrepresented cuisine of China's Henan region. Photo by Garret Ziegler / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Spicy Village, New York, NY

Spicy Village Restaurant Review

: Wedged into a nondescript block in Chinatown, the innocuous-sounding Spicy Village replaced almost-as-innocuous Henan Flavor. Yet the two restaurants’ common theme remains; that is, offering the cuisine of China’s interior region of Henan. Guests will not find egg foo yung or General Tso’s chicken on the menu; instead, they’ll encounter very good, and quite affordable, regional Chinese fare. Start with an order of pork dumplings before moving on to the even heartier oxtail soup or lamb tangled around wide homemade noodles. For the culinarily adventurous, there are hand-pulled noodles with lamb innards. The one dessert option is sweet peanut rice ball soup, but we recommend filling up on the savory delights.
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