My wife and I were leaving the comfort and diversity of Chicago in late 2007 as we passed the unassuming exterior of this restaurant. With heavy traffic and hunger pangs, we pulled in. We found the service attentive and delightful (we have an energetic 20+ month son). The food surpassed anything we considered in the Windy City. The Dim-Sum fare was like nothing we'd ever seen and was well-prepared. The other guests were varied in age and race, indicating to us the restaurant was highly sought out and an oasis for all. It was definitely a family style restaurant. The costs were inexpensive relative to the amount of food and presentation. The New Furama is our staple when we go to Chicago. It was worth the trek from Fort Wayne and it is definitely worth the extra travel time when we're in town from San Antonio for local seminars and presentations. Because of its popularity, parking may be a problem, but we have never had to walk more than a block to get a space. We are uncertain how it is after dark - the neighborhood may be questionable - but it is definitely worth putting on the map for a daylight run.
I was in town for work, and had rented a nearby place nearby for a period of 1 week. Unfamiliar with the area and swamped with work, I decided to order out; the decision really came down to Pizza or Chinese for delivery options, and found this place really close by with delivery. I don’t exactly recall what sides I ordered by I remember ordering the Spicy Basil Beef. For delivery, it was fresher than I expected and it was very well priced for what you got. The delivery guy was super nice and super quick. What I remember most about the night was working diligently on this report for the client and just smelling the aroma of the basil even after I had finished the meal. I ended up ordering out from the same place again the next day for lunch—was not disappointed. I rarely order twice from the same place on business travel (heck, you got an expense account why not explore right?), but this is one of those off cases.
Dined in this restaurant for many years. I love eating-out at Orange Garden. Their Egg Rolls are crispy and fresh...I always soaked it with their home-made sweet and sour sauce...so are their crab Rangoons, pot stickers,....and BBQ Ribs. We always greet with friendly staffs and service of food is fast. What I like?? Best Orange Peel chicken/beef, Best Sesame dishes, Best mongolian Shrimp, Best Beef fried rice, Best............. in Chicago, too many to list. Making me hungry again...I need to go there tonight. They have been in business for over 75 years in this North Center Area of Chicago. Hope they will be there forever :)