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Chamblee: Big Wong Chinese BBQ

Big Wong Chinese BBQ is located in the City Farmer's Market mall on Buford Highway. It combines the best traditions of Southern and Chinese BBQ: order at the counter while gazing at roasted ducks hanging in the kitchen.

I snagged a taste of this succulent BBQ pork. Chinese and Southern BBQ pork differ in many ways: cut of meat, how the meat is cut. But each style results in succulent meat that highlights its pork character: the pork flavor in the case of Southern BBQ, the fat in the case of Chinese.

My main meal was this half roasted duck. Duck is a rare treat for me and once again the Chinese version is very different from Western (French, for example) preparations. The meat on my duck was very succulent and flavorful with its dark meat. The skin was tender and a little crunch with plenty of fat to keep it supple. I ate around the bones and enjoyed every bite.

These pan fried dumplings were very good too. Overall, this was a very enjoyable meal.

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