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Rainbow Palace

Every detail was meticulously attended to from the time we entered until the time we left. The wait staff is as professional as you would find anywhere. Each dish is perfectly prepared and worth the cost. We had the Shrimp and Lobster Dumplings, Orange Sesame Shrimp, Chicken with White Wine Lemon Sauce, and Lobster Tail and Seafood Sauce. Though we did not have any wine, the list was extensive and would pair with any dish. The 4 diamond award is well earned. I would certainly recommend the Rainbow Palace to anyone who wanted to experience the best in Chinese cuisine.

Mar 05, 2013
robertjsweet in Miami - Fort Lauderdale

Unofficial poll on best places to eat in NJ (high end and cheap) - moved from Tristate board

Some from my favorite's list

Italian-Libretti's, Nassau St, Orange NJ
Malaysian, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian-Asia Restaurant, The Boulevard, Kenilworth NJ
Fried Seafood-Keyport Fishery, Keyport NJ
Pizza-Frank Pepe's, Wooster St, New Haven CT
Pizza-Reservior Tavern, Boonton(Parsipanny) NJFr
Spanish Food/Steaks-Don Pepe's Steak House, Route 46W, Pine Brook NJ
Hot Dogs-Amazing Hot Dogs, Bound Brook NJ
Huge Portion Comfort Food-Harolds, Edison NJ
French Fries-Curley Fries, Boadwalk locations, Wildwood NJ
French Fries-Pomme Frites, 2nd Avenue, NYC
Cheese Steaks-Steve's Prince of Steaks, Philadelphia locations. PA
BBQ-Bailey's Smokehouse at the Blauvelt Inn, Erie St, Blauvelt NY
Fried Chicken- Boom Boom Chicken, Main St, Fort Lee NJ
Ices-Rita's, various locations thru out the NJ area
Portuguese, Brazilian BBQ- Route 22 West, Union NJ
Hamburger's-Cheeseburger Cheeseburger, North Ave, Westfield NJ
Deli-Larry's Deli, St George's Ave, Rahway(Linden) NJ
Deli-Irvings, Route 10 East, Livingston(E Hanover) NJ
English Style Fish & Chips-A Salt & Battery, Greenwich St, NYC
Portuguese Brazilian, Spanish-Solar di Minho, E Westfiled Ave (Rt 28), Roselle Park NJ
Sushi- Still looking for some superior consistant sushimi
French- Still looking for either some peasant style or fancy french, a work still in progress

As you can see...I will travel for food and think I've presented some pretty good choices...feel free to agree or disagree but to each his or her own...we all have our favorites and these are some of mine

Jan 31, 2009
robertjsweet in New Jersey

Best pancakes,french toast, waffles in NJ?

another possibility for you is Mustache Bill's diner at 8th & Broadway Barnegat, NJ . Have seen some good reviews of this place also.

Jan 03, 2009
robertjsweet in New Jersey

Best pancakes,french toast, waffles in NJ?

Try the Brownstone Diner on 426 Jersey Ave in Jersey City. Was featured on diners, drive ins and dives on Food Network. I've eaten breakfast there including the pancakes, waffles, and french toast. All great with large portions of each. Check out their website at www.brownstonediner.com/

Jan 03, 2009
robertjsweet in New Jersey

what are the best salamis you have had recently??

garden of eden (eden gourmet) in South Orange NJ has a huge selection of salami's and all sorts of dried meats....little pricey but very tasty

Dec 06, 2008
robertjsweet in General Topics

Where to order online dried fruit and nuts?

I have had some good experiences with

www.nutsonline.com

they seem to have a pretty wide selection

Dec 02, 2008
robertjsweet in General Topics

Real Mexican Food In New Jersey

I'm sure this has been posted before but I'm actually looking for some authentic mexican food in New Jersey for my brother and his family. The recently moved back to New Jersey from California and haven't been able to find anything close to what they had there. Any suggestions. All areas of New Jersey would be okay. But if anyone knows of any in the Morristonw area that would be of help.

Dec 02, 2008
robertjsweet in New Jersey

Best Chinese take-out in West Orange, NJ?

Good Choice...another is Bill and Harry's further down Pleasant Valley way going towards verona....about 3/4 mile past East Garden going towards Route 280. They have some interesting dishes. Don't have a complaint about either of the two.

Nov 01, 2008
robertjsweet in Mid-Atlantic

West Orange NJ - help!

Libretti's in Orange would also work...in the price range you are looking for and does have private dining areas also....Have never ever had a bad meal there

Aug 20, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Where do you eat at the Palisades Mall?

Is Cheeburger Cheeburger still there....one is Westfield is a great spot...wonders if the one in the mall is equal....

Aug 06, 2008
robertjsweet in New York State (exc. NYC)

Corelle Abundance Pattern Flatware

I'm looking for a 4 piece set of these and any where world wide would work....thanks in advance

Jun 08, 2008
robertjsweet in Cookware

Foods that you first heard of on TV as a kid.

scooter pies...moon pies.....razzles...pixy stix....chunky bar....milk duds...milky way bar...nestle quik...quisp cereal....

Jun 01, 2008
robertjsweet in General Topics

any comments about the FRANK PEPE's chains?

okay....I've been to three out of the four locations...the orginal is still the best, if you don't want to wait in line...then the spot is your choice...I've been to fairfield and find it, in my experience to be pretty close to the orignal....have heard others not have that experience but I can only go by what has happened when I went there....atmosphere..well similar in fairfield...little more open....doesn't exactly have the feel of the original in New Haven....guess you have to decide for yourself...my vote...the original in New Haven...I drive 2 hours to get there...and always get an extra pie for the next day....

May 27, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Central Morristown, NJ

better diner is the denville diner and even closer to morristown...think it exceeds either the whippany or randolph diners and you also have arthurs tavern in morris plains....

May 27, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Whose Going to the Crawfish Festival next week, NJ??

well worth the trip,...the food, the music, the crowd, the atmosphere...you can't go wrong by going....have some fun...

May 25, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Hickory Hog BBQ

they also have a web site so you can see what they offer on their menu...

www.thehickoryhog.com

May 25, 2008
robertjsweet in Mid-Atlantic

Hickory Hog BBQ

will do...there was some many things that looked good on the menu....had heard the steak tips were good...so first time out tried to go with the recommendations...liked the look of the cowboy ribeye...but will be going back soon so will try some more of the items on the menu....nice to have a casual place around....

May 25, 2008
robertjsweet in Mid-Atlantic

Hickory Hog BBQ

Had lunch there today....I think its worth the trip....I had the bbq beef tips, sweet potato fries, and the garlic string beans...A good choice....beef was tender and just enough bbq sauce to add to the flavor....great sweet potato fries...and the string beans were fresh and equally delicious. My daughter had the 16oz BBQ Cowboy Ribeye, French Fries, and a side salad...The Ribeye was perfect...tender, juicy, and again the right amount of BBQ sauce. Mom had the Hickory Burger and said it was one of the better ones she's had.
All in all, I'd say this is an pretty good place for BBQ.....will try some of the other offerings the next time I visit...Menu is pretty extensive and the prices aren't that bad...Good value, Great Meal....

May 24, 2008
robertjsweet in Mid-Atlantic

Whose Going to the Crawfish Festival next week, NJ??

a serious consideration for me....used to live in louisiana...and look forward to this every year....now deciding on how many days that I'll go....good eats....and great entertainment

May 24, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Currently operating chains that used to be, but are no longer in your state?

has chicken delight in NJ....some in northern NJ....Orange Julius...maybe at the mall...

May 19, 2008
robertjsweet in Chains

Currently operating chains that used to be, but are no longer in your state?

waiting for Sonics and Cici's to hit NJ...one Sonic in Manahawkin or Waretown...supposed to be 6 or more built...

May 18, 2008
robertjsweet in Chains

Currently operating chains that used to be, but are no longer in your state?

Has Houlihans in NJ....only a few of them left....plenty of Blimpies...but alas no Jack in the Boxes or IN and Out's ....and recently Arby's is making a comeback...only a few Long John Silver's to speak of...mostly connected with KFC....and a few Arthur Treachers

May 18, 2008
robertjsweet in Chains

Currently operating chains that used to be, but are no longer in your state?

there is one or two around in NJ.....two I know of at the turnpikes rest stops...one up north and at least one down south...

May 18, 2008
robertjsweet in Chains

Restaurants in Fanwood?

Jade Isle.....in bording Scotch Plains...
Chen's 22...in mountainside....

May 07, 2008
robertjsweet in Mid-Atlantic

Best Jewish Deli near Westfield, NJ

also Larry's Kosher Deli.....1353 South Ave Plainfield on the Fanwood border

Apr 28, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Best Jewish Deli near Westfield, NJ

deli king on st georges ave in linden does all sorts of platters..... www.delikinglinden.com

Apr 28, 2008
robertjsweet in General Tristate Archive

Who makes the best pizza in New England?

okay....I have many choices of locations to go for pizza in four states. I will make the 1 1/2 drive to Wooster Street in New Haven from New Jersey to have Pepe's White Clam with Bacon....a combination that has been great for over 15 years for me. Of course, just my personal opinion. I also find that their sausage pizza's are equally delicious.

Apr 16, 2008
robertjsweet in All New England Archive

Best packaged non-bakery store bought cookies

pepperidge farms soft baked cookies...oatmeal cranberry, milk chocolate caramel, dark chocolate brownie captiva....a double chocolate cookie....milk chocolate chunk, milk chocolate macadamia.... need milk with any of these.....

Apr 12, 2008
robertjsweet in General Topics

Best Fish and Chips?

A Salt and Battery on Greenwich ave nyc.....excellent english style fish and chips..... www.asaltandbattery.com

Apr 12, 2008
robertjsweet in Manhattan

5 guys? Is it really that good?

plus side fresh tasting...minus side usually done medium well to well done...not actually my favorite way to have a burger....fries....usually reliable and large quantity...priced reasonably....all in all....better than the fast food places....equal to casual sit down and priced better.....

Apr 06, 2008
robertjsweet in Chains