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Good Luck Gourmet

5750 Buford Hwy. NE, Ste. A (I-285) Send to Phone
Good Luck Gourmet in Doraville explores cooking derived from Shaanxi cuisine.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Good Luck Gourmet, Doraville, GA

Good Luck Gourmet Restaurant Review

: The cooking at this simply decorated, large establishment is derived from Shaanxi cuisine, out of the province of the same name in northwestern China. As it abuts Szechuan, some of the dishes rely on hot pepper for seasoning, but the integration with other flavors seems more complete. Chengdu-style dumplings in red oil are light, moistened by a cilantro-accented broth, and show just enough heat to sustain interest. Xi'an style steamed mutton is a soup with lamb that's popular in the province's capital. Equally appealing is the eggplant in garlic sauce, a vegetable stew that renders the pieces of eggplant almost custard-like. One rarely sees potatoes in Chinese cuisine, but this regional cooking makes much of them. We tried the potatoes fried pork, shredded slightly and still crunchy julienned potato with thin strands of pork, appealing if a bit bland. Fried chicken fans will want to taste this tender, crispy bone-in version, but you must be patient as it takes a while for the dish to emerge from the kitchen. Only a few sweet selections are available, such as white fungus soup. Enjoy hot green tea or bring a wine, such as a really good Riesling, to complement the food.


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