Ate lunch at Lee Lee's Hot Kitchen. I had the veggie fried rice and an order of spicy dumplings. Both were excellent. The fried rice was full of fresh vegetables and the dumplings were cooked to perfection floating in a nice sauce. They could use more spicy condiments. I'll definitely be back.
Sauces and soups were outstanding. Chicken was a little dry, but everything overall was pretty good. Definitely one of the better Chinese food locations in Charleston.
Red Orchid rocks. I have not eaten inside the restaurant in a year, but I call in my orders every couple of months for pickup and the food is always ready within 15 minutes. Ive been doing this for 3 years now. I have lived in NYC where the quality of Asian restaurant is far greater than those in the area, and this is the only place in CHS that comes close to having great Chinese food. One of my barometers in measuring the quality of a restaurant is tasting the soup. The hot and sour soup at Red Orchid is the best in town and no Asian place comes close.
Great atmosphere, knowledgeable and attentive staff, tasty food and nice drink specials. Definitely worth checking out for the service alone. It's always so unexpected in this "service industry" town when you witness something even approaching an adequate wait staff and Red Orchids takes teamwork and service seriously.
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