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China Live
Modern marketplace and culinary stop offering multi-course Chinese fare, casual snacks and artisan teas in Chinatown.

Must Order
Peking Duck; Sichuan Working Hands Dumplings; Chicken Wings; Cocktails like the restaurant version of a mai tai.

Insider Tip
The best seats in the Market Restaurant are the counter options overlooking either the dumpling making station or main kitchen.
Zagat (05.09.17)