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Posted by Chelsea Girl on 11/28/2012
Have been here twice. Beef with broccoli had beef that was a little tough and the broccoli florets were not fresh.
Posted by wtf? on 08/30/2012
this is the quickest review i have ever written after eating. I hesitated ordering in from this place because all chinese delivery in nyc sucks. And Legends is no different. All we did was order simple veggie dishes, one with noodles, but the noodles never made it and the other was just mixed veggies which seemed to be braised in vaseline. Needless to say we threw this out within minutes. Legends is now legendary in our books.
Posted by Anonymous on 05/31/2012
started out as a neighborhood favorite then quickly plummeted to bottom of the line in quality, freshness and taste. The chef must have one sauce then adds spice for the heat and gobs of sugar. And what is the flavor of thinly shredded chicken? Or was that shredded cardboard? Definitely to be avoided, try Sammy's or Chinatown instead.
Posted by anonymous on 03/25/2012
This used to be a great place. I usually do takeout. But the last two times I ordered out, it almost felt like the food came from another planet! Something's different. The chef has likely changed. Will not be ordering again from here.
Posted by Bob N. on 09/07/2011
We picked this place on internet randomly. The place was filled with people looked as though they were regulars. We ventured out to order two dishes marked with two hot peppers: Mapo Tofu and Crispy Shrimp; and two non-spicy: Chicken Soup. They are just amazing. I like the decor of this place too. Its Asian elements are elegantly presented, which is rare in a usual Chinese restaurant.
Posted by codyble on 08/18/2011
Came by for dinner. When you enter the small doorway the first thing you see is a huge photo of the chef taking up half the entrance. Usually I would avoid such a restaurant, kind of strange and egotistical of the chef. Who does that? Regardless my fiance is from China, we ordered off the New Sichuan menu as many reviews suggested. We have been to China, Macao and Hong Kong. Spicy, hot food we are used to. This food is way too hot to really enjoy. There is no subtleness in the heat and spice.....its just excessive heat. We only enjoyed the MaPo Tufu and even that was way too oily. Most of the dishes have too much sauce and oil. The service was scattered and blind. Never received our extra rice, water etc....all in a daze waitstaff and this was a Wednesday! So check it out, but not what I expected.
Posted by yasar on 05/19/2011
I am quite suprise when I came home and opened my salad and see that my so called "papaya salad with grilled chiken" is consist of only shreded papaya and grilled chicken without any sauce or any pieces of tomato or any other vegetables. They included a seperately packed mayonaise as a salad dressing. Now imagine just a shredded papaya with mayonaise. I just couldnt believe it! When I called them to ask if this was a kind of mistake, they said this is the way they make their papaya salad!! I dont know what sort of cuisine is this! ... Never ever again.