In the hot summer months, it can be hard to cook and eat hot food. After all, eating hot food makes you hot, which is the opposite of what you want when it’s already boiling out. You Garden Xiao Long Bao is the best Chinese food restaurant in Queens. We offer the widest selection of Chinese and Shanghainese food on our Chinese food menu. In this blog post, we’ll review some of our favorites dishes to make in the summer months that won’t get you all hot and sweaty under the collar. Visit us today, or order online for quick pick up or delivery!


  • Sweet tofu pudding. Sweet tofu pudding is the perfect mix of milk, usually soy milk combined with tofu and a dab of sugar that will satisfy you even on the hottest of days. The sugar is boiled with the milk and other ingredients until it reaches the perfect consistency. Then the tofu is mixed in for a delectable creamy treat. Plus, this meal is packed with protein, sure to give you a nice pick me up in the hot afternoons.
  • Shanghai style salad. This bowl is full of color, which means you’re getting a ton of vitamins and minerals in this beautiful and delicious cold food item. Zucchini, peppers, peas, carrots, ham, and more is packed in this classic Shanghainese dish sure to satisfy you on those long summer days. Seasoned perfectly with sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, and more, this Shanghainese food menu item will bring a smile to your face and won’t last as long as you’d like.
  • Nest-style cashew chicken. Any time you combine cashews with chicken, you get a perfect flavor of nuts coupled with flavorings that will delight your palate. Mixed with celery, carrots, and spring onions, our nest-style cashew chicken can be served with rice to make a perfectly light lunch or a filling dinner. Packed with delicious flavors, order this one spicy for a great eclectic taste. If you order this Chinese menu item for take-out, you can enjoy this dish on your balcony or patio under the stars when the weather is cooler.
  • Wine. What makes the long hot summer days melt away to nothingness? A bottle of beer or wine, of course! You Garden Xiao Long Bao offers the best selection of wines that complements all of our Chinese and Shanghainese food menu items. Choose from a Red Merlot to a White Riesling. We offer a wide selection of your favorite bottled beers as well. Drink and eat the sun away here at You Garden Xiao Long Bao in Queens.

You Garden Xiao Long Bao in Queens offers the best Chinese and Shanghainese food in Queens. Summers can be long here in New York, and Chinese and Shanghainese food are some of the best comfort foods around. Indulge with your friends or have a nice family dinner with great flavors that are sure to satisfy. You can dine-in, order take-out, or get your Chinese food delivered. Contact us today!