most popular chinese food dishes

Chinese food can definitely be a comfort food. It’s warm, full of flavorful ingredients and mouth-watering goodness. Probably, you have one or two favorite items you like to order when you order Chinces food take out. Maybe it’s sesame chicken or Kung Pao chicken.

You Garden Xiao Long Bao, located in Bayside in Queens, New York, offers the best Chinese comfort food around, from those mentioned above to the best desserts and breakfast food items. Our staff definitely has their favorite Chinese food item, so we set out to discover yours. Below, is what we found you order most frequently at You Garden Xiao Long Bao. Order your Chinese food today!


Sweet and Sour Pork

Sweet and Sour Pork remains your top choice at our Chinese restaurant. Pork cuts covered and cooked in sweet and sour pork, served with fried or white rice, makes for a nutritious and delicious meal at any time of the day or night. Bell peppers, onion, and pineapples are popular additives to sweet and sour pork, and ginger and garlic make up the bulk of the spices used. Goes great with noodles as well. This dish is so popular that spin-offs have been created, such as sweet and sour chicken and sweet and sour beef.

Kung Pao Chicken

Hailing from the Sichuan province in China, Kung Pao Chicken really packs a punch in terms of spiciness, full of Sichuan peppercorns for flavorful-goodness. Full of chicken that is great for your protein, rice as your carbohydrate, and fried peanuts as your fat source, Kung Pao Chicken is a macronutrient lovers delight. Ginger, garlic, and sugar are popular ingredients to use when making Kung Pao Chicken, and vegetables that complement this Chinese dish well are onions, bell peppers, and carrots. This dish is believed to have been named after Dink Baozhen, a Quing Dynasty official who lived in the 1800s. Kung Pao is part of his title. This dish has different varieties as well, such as Kung Pao Beef and Kung Pao Seafood.


Wontons date back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) where these were popularly consumed as snacks by the royal family, including the emperor and empress. A wonton is a stuffed Chinese dumpling that can be made of almost any type of meat or vegetable (even tofu) available. Wontons are made by taking sticky dough and wrapping it around your filling of choice, and then shaped. Common fillings include pork and shrimp, but vegetable wontons are popular as well. Wontons are usually boiled and served in Chinese soups. There are many ancient Chinese tales that feature wontons as the Chinese food of choice.


As the best Chinese and Shanghainese restaurant in Bayside, we offer up the best and the most popular Chinse cuisine times for your enjoyment. Whether you always order the same Chinese food, or you try something new every time, we are ready to take your order. Choose from Chinese food delivery, take out, or dine in at our beautiful Chinese restaurant. Enjoy!