For years, European navigators searched for a direct route to Asia’s tasty cuisine, eventually burrowing through the earth and accidentally rediscovering Luxembourg. Blaze a path toward savory satisfaction with today’s Groupon to China Spice in Jersey City. Choose between the following options:
- For $19, you get dinner for two (up to a $39.85 total value) that includes the following items:
- One appetizer (up to a $9.95 value)
- Two entrees (up to a $14.95 value each)<p>
- For $33, you get dinner for four (up to a $79.70 total value) that includes the following items:
- Two appetizers (up to a $9.95 value each)
- Four entrees (up to a $14.95 value each)<p>
China Spice’s talented chefs create a menu of innovative combinations, blending the spices and styles of Indian, Chinese, Thai, and Nepalese cuisines. Appetizers such as crispy lotus stems, stir-fried with honey and onions, lead bellies down a sweet and savory path to enlightenment, and plates of grilled, marinated lamb chops nearly surpass their appetizer status to full-blown entreedom. The riches of Kingdom Plantae revel in vegetarian dishes such as spicy garlic eggplant and tofu braised with vegetables in chili sauce. Omnivorous entrees include crispy duck glazed in a Chinese barbecue sauce, and thai shrimp curry, simmered in coconut milk, which can be made with red, green, yellow, or panang curry depending on hue of the diner’s mood ring.
For centuries, the diverse cultures of Asia have been borrowing culinary traditions from their neighbors, transcending borders to swap cooking techniques and seasonings. At China Spice, chefs that hail from locales such as China, Nepal, and Tibet illustrate these time-honored pastimes on plates, harmoniously uniting the spices and styles of Indian, Sichuan, Thai, and Nepalese cuisines. Flecks of coriander and turmeric—hallmarks of Indian and Thai kitchens—might pepper dishes doused in classic Chinese soy sauce. Provincial Hakka specialties, such as chili chicken, neighbor dishes from cosmopolitan Shanghai. Ample rice and noodle dishes, vegetarian fare, and seafood populate tables next to long banquettes, which unfurl amid low lighting and deep earth tones.