Some believe that all Chinese food is the same wherever you go.

I respectfully disagree.

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Lucky for us, we are surrounded by establishments that serve traditional favorites and dishes that wow the eyes and the taste buds.

I was surprised when asking around just how far some will travel to get to some of these restaurants because they were just that good.

A quick aside.

I've come to learn that not only is it hard to find good pizza outside of the area, but it's also difficult to find decent Chinese food outside of the New Jersey/New York area.

You learn something new every day.

What is your favorite Chinese food dish? According to GrubHub, here are the 10 most popular Chines food orders:

  1. General Tso's Chicken (also the 4th most popular dish in general on GrubHub)
  2. Crab Rangoon
  3. Egg Roll
  4. Sesame Chicken
  5. Wonton Soup
  6. Fried Rice
  7. Sweet and Sour Chicken
  8. Orange Chicken
  9. Hot and Sour Soup
  10. Pot Sticker

I'm far from perfect and I can't predict everyone's tastes.

There's a possibility that your favorite spot may have not made the list.

If that's the case, please let me know! Drop me a message at

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