You won’t find chicken chow mein or General Tso’s anything at Chinese restaurants in Australia. The Chinese food here is pretty different - a lot less sweet and arguably a bit closer to the Chinese food they eat in China. Despite its location amongst pho shops and Vietnamese restaurants on Victoria Street in Richmond, Pacific Seafood BBQ House is one of the best options for Chinese food in town. The tables are sticky, the waitstaff couldn’t really care if you were there or not, and there are specials written in Chinese on colored paper taped to the walls (that we’re pretty sure you’re not allowed to order if you can’t read). Which is fine because you should probably just get the salt and pepper calamari, half a peking duck, and a hot pot.
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