Wonderfully creative dishes make up for O'mei's (pronounced Oh-may) mini-mall location. Named after a mountain in the Sichuan province of China, O'mei serves unusual specialties such as Chengdu-bean curd sea bass in a spicy dou-ban sauce (a rich, velvety wine-chile sauce), apricot-almond chicken, and litchi pi-pa bean-curd balls, along with familiar dishes such as chicken with cashews. The most popular dish is gan pung chicken -- battered chicken with wood ear mushrooms, ginger, cilantro, and a sweet and spicy sauce. But I usually order the rock cod in black bean and sweet pepper sauce. Dinner starts with a dim sum-style tray of exotic vegetarian fare such as sesame-cilantro-eggplant salad or pan-roasted peppers with feta cheese. Dessert includes black-sesame ice cream.
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