When it comes to clairvoyant pastries, breaking apart a fortune cookie is much more dignified than digging through a jelly donut in search of a mini magic 8 ball. Politely crack open future-telling fare with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of traditional Chinese fare at New China Town in Shawnee Mission.
Authentic eats circumnavigate plates at New China Town, where chefs swiftly sculpt an extensive menu of traditional Chinese entrees crafted from fresh, healthy ingredients. Servers friendlier than a Care Bear staring contest dole out Thai-style red curry, blanketed in a velvety sauce flecked with basil, potatoes, bean curds, and coconut milk cream atop hearty pieces of chicken or beef ($8.49). Peanut sauce skirts a garden medley in the vegetable lo mein ($4.29 for small; $6.99 for large) and the kung pao shrimp ($5.99 for small; $9.29 for large) delivers a one-two punch of fiery flavors. Diners relax in simple white booths, hardwood accents, orchids, and lime walls, perfect for staving off bouts of ocular scurvy.
New China Town
In the eyes of New China Town's proprietors, dining, at its best, should be a communal experience. That's why an entire section of the menu is dedicated to family dinners. Accommodating up to six people, these shareable feasts include staples such as crab rangoon, kung pao chicken, and those tasty strips of paper inside fortune cookies.
Of course, all of New China Town's traditional dishes––from BBQ pork to orange chicken smothered in housemade sauce––are available as individual portions, too. Alongside Chinese specialties, the culinary team whips up a handful of Thai dishes, including beef pad thai and red curry with shrimp. Meals unfold inside a cozy dining room with simple white booths, lime walls, and orchids.
6854 Johnson Dr.
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66202Get Directions