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China Tang recently arrived in the MGM Grand's shopping and dining area, The District. The restaurant's upscale version of Chinese fare is served in an eye-catching decor inspired by 1930s Shanghai.... Read More
China Tang recently arrived in the MGM Grand's shopping and dining area, The District. The restaurant's upscale version of Chinese fare is served in an eye-catching decor inspired by 1930s Shanghai. You'll find expected favorites like crispy spring rolls and steamed dumplings, but the menu has some unusual dishes, like The Hammer Chicken, a chicken stuffed with mushrooms, pork belly, ginger, shallot and garlic which is wrapped in a dried lotus leaf and clay, then baked for five hours. When it arrives table-side, it's doused with wine and lit on fire before the server cracks it open with a hammer to release the juicy chicken inside. Other dishes not requiring a hammer include live seafood options (lobster and fish), fried rice with Wagyu, stewed Angus beef short rib and Kung Pao shrimp. Expect to see prices commensurate with a fine dining experience, not casual Asian take out.
- Best Restaurants for Spring: "China Tang's inventive drink menu offers intriguing creations inspired by the Pre-Opium War Era and the Colonial Era. Their signature drink is the Mr. Tang, a mix of Remy Martin X.O., Cointreau Noi, Luxardo Maraschino and Frey Absinthe, served on a steaming jewel box."
- Recommended as Best Restaurants for Spring Because: The new China Tang brings high-end Chinese cuisine to the Strip and features inventive and unique dishes.