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Forbidden City Bistro
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Today 11:30AM–9:30PM
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335 Main St Middletown, CT 06457
335 Main StreetUSConnecticutMiddletown06457
$$Restaurant, Asian Restaurant
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Today 11:30AM–9:30PM
Sunday 11:30AM–9:30PMMonday ClosedTuesday 11:30AM–9:30PMWednesday 11:30AM–9:30PMThursday 11:30AM–9:30PMFriday 11:30AM–10:30PMSaturday 11:30AM–10:30PM
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Upscale Chinese fare, plus other Asian cuisines & an extensive wine list in a formal setting.- Google
"I wasn't blown away by their food, and it was very $$."
"Mine was coconut shrimp which was so dry and came with no ssauce."
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a month ago
Excellent restaurant. Try the seafood soup, the short rib entrée. Service is very good. Great bar.

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Summer Special
3 Course Dinner $19.95/person
(wine pairing: add $15.00)
Six days a week; lunch and dinner, menu changes weekly
Choose one from each course
Starter
Forbidden Salad
Arugula with peanut and lemongrass dressing
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls
Beef Dumpling
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Cabernet Sauvignon, France
9/gls
Spring Roll
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls

Entrée
Nyonya Beef Curry 19
Beef, beef tendon and Chinese eggplant in a tamarind curry
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Cabernet Sauvignon, France
9/gls
Lemon Sole with Shallot Crusted 20
Sautéed edamame beans, bok-choy
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls
Chicken Satay, China Box Combo 20
Suggested wine pairing Slurp! Chardonnay, France
9/gls

Dessert
From our dessert menu
Suggested wine pairing Nine Vines Moscato, Australia
8/gls

No substitutions.
If you prefer to share your dinner special add $10
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Today's specials

Mee Goreng Mamak
Stir-fried noodles with Malay spice, beef, tomatoes and potatoes. Hot and spicy.
18
Paired with Troublemaker Syrah Paso Robles, California
10/gls 38/btl

Chao Zhou Baked Cod
Edamame beans, jalapeño and onions in a spicy black bean sauce.
20
Paired with Terra d'Oro Chenin Blanc Clarksburg, California
10/gls 38/btl
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Today's Specials

Sesame Baked Cod Filet
With fettuccine and chopped clams.
20
Paired with Anton Bauer “Berg” Riesling Wagram, Austria
9/gls 35/btl

Three Cup Chicken in Sticky Brown Rice
Chicken, ginger, rice wine, Thai basil and soy sauce with rice.
18
Paired with Albert Bichot Macon-Villages Burgundy, France
10/gls 38/btl
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Today's Specials
Grilled Berkshire Pork Loin and Hawaiian Fried Rice
With passion fruit glaze and pineapple fried rice.
22
Paired with Züm Riesling Mosel, Germany
9.00/gls 35.00/btl 

Gulf Shrimp and Quinoa 
Serve with soy beans, shiitake mushrooms and asparagus in a seafood broth.
22
Paired with Albert Bichot Mâcon-Villages Burgundy, France
10.00/gls 38.00/btl
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Singapore Chili Shrimp
Gulf shrimp in sweet chili sauce with angel hair noodles.
22 
Paired with Charles Krug Chardonnay Peter Mondavi Family Caneros, Napa Valley
11.00/gls 40.00/btl

Malaysian Lamb Kebob
Leg of lamb medallions with Malay spices, marinated on a skewer with Biryani rice.
22
Paired with Marchesi Biscardo “Corvina” Verona, Italy
11.00/gls 40.00/btl
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Today’s Specials.
Miracle Chicken
Wok-seared chicken tenderloin with asparagus, onion, Thai basil, ginger and chili.
18
Paired with Castellargo Grave Del Friuli Albus, Italy
8.00/gls        32.00/btl

Oven Roasted Berkshire Pork Loin
With nasi goreng(Indonesian fried rice)and pickled cucumber.
22
Paired with Troublemaker (Blend 6) by Liberty School Central Coast, California
10.00/gls 38.00/btl 
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Seared Grass Fed Beef and Lobster Mushrooms with Noodles
Hot and spicy.
18
Paired with Roaring Meg Pinot Noir Central Otago, New Zealand
11.00/gls 40.00/btl

Almond Crusted Flounder Filet
Spiced soy with bok-choy.
20
Paired with M. Chapoutier “Belleruche” Blanc Côtes Du Rhône, France
8.00/gls 30.00/btl
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Today’s Specials

“Asian Eggplant Parmesan” with Gulf Shrimp
Sautéed eggplant and shrimp with tomato purée.
22
Suggested wine pairing Brancaia “Tre” (Super Tuscan) Tuscany, Italy
11/gls 40/btl

Flat Iron Steak with Peninsula Fried Rice
Ginger, Thai basil and pineapple with jasmine rice.
22
Suggested wine pairing K. J. Estate Pinot Noir Anderson Valley Mendocino, California
11/gls 40/btl
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Rainbow Prawn
Asparagus, jalapeño, onion, ginger and Thai basil in spicy chili paste.
21
Paired with La Meridiana “LE GAGIE” Barbera D’Asti DOC Piemonte, Italy
10.00/gls 38.00/btl

Pan-roasted Duck Breast
Sautéed brown stick rice with Chinese sausage and bak-choy.
25
Paired with Anton Bauer “Rosenberg” Grüner Veltliner Österreich, Austria
10.00/gls 38.00/btl
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Beijing Zha Jiang Mian
Slowed cooked pork ragu in Beijing bean paste, tossed with ramen noodles.
17
Paired with Marchesi Biscardo “Corvina” Verona, Italy
11.00/gls 40.00/btl

Seafood in Green Curry
Shrimp, scallops,fish filet, eggplants and tofu.
21
Paired with Züm Riesling Mosel, Germany
9.00/gls 35.00/btl

Special drink
Orient Apple
Absolut Orient apple vodka, cider and five spice rim.
12
Jalapeño pineapple margatini
Jalapeños muddled with pineapple mixed with vodka and silver tequila.
12
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Crispy Chicken with Sichuan Spice
Jalapeño, red pepper, chili paste.
18
Paired with Paul D. Grüner Veltliner Wagram, Austria
8.00/gls 36.00/btl(Lt)

Hongkong Seafood Chow Mein
Gulf shrimp, sea scallops, crispy angel hair and bok-choy in white wine sauce.
22
Paired with Albert Bichot Macon-villages (White Burgundy) Burgundy, France
10.00/gls 38.00/btl
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