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Congee Village

Try not to fill up on duck blood, so you have room for live boiled shrimp. 

It’s easy to get lost in a big menu of Chinese food. There’s General Tso’s Chicken and of course Sweet and Sour Pork. All the same, sometimes it’s nice to move past the old standbys. Perhaps you’d rather have frog casserole? Or sea cucumber and goose web in abalone sauce? Or just a small plate of duck blood with chives and ginger? With such bizarre options, Congee Village is perfect for eaters looking for a little more adventure. The Cantonese-style restaurant named after a savory rice porridge that people in Asian countries have been indulging in since ancient times. 

Know Before You Go

Accessible from J,M,Z Trains at Essex Street Station and F Train at Delancey Street Station