At this elegant little 20-table restaurant, the waitstaff speaks
nearly no English, but most of the crowd seems to understand the
Mandarin dialect of Chinese just fine. Judging by the exotic dishes
spinning on the lazy Susans, it appears East Wall is popular with the
most knowledgeable enthusiasts of authentic Chinese cuisine. The
prices are inexpensive and the food is served in a friendly, intimate
setting at an unhurried pace.
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Despite what the Master Wok in the food court may tell you, authentic Chinese food does not consist of ten different types of orange-tinted, deep-fried chicken. In fact, what is commonly considered "Chinese food" in the West actuall...
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 4 a.m. by Robb Walsh
We were planning to stay home and watch the Olympic gymnastics events on television, so I went out to pick up some thematically appropriate takeout. I had never eaten at East Wall Chinese Restaurant before, but I had looked over the...