A new menu item that debuted in July 2016, the wings appetizer gains points from Savannah, a server. She says that "the sauce is zesty" and there's no need for a huge cup of ranch with 'em. In fact, P.F. Chang's offers even more heat for the spice enthusiasts out there, in the form of a side of chili jam. If your mouth needs a break, she says the "cucumber slaw on the side will cool your palate."
Despite its name, you won't find any bulgogi in this dish, as pieces of cubed sesame chicken covered in a kung pao sauce (a dark soy-based dressing with garlic, ginger, and sambal) take center stage here. "It's tangy and spicy," says John, an employee. One connection this does have to KBBQ is that it's topped with a kimchee slaw. While it's not exactly a traditional kimchee, it'll cut through the sweet chili sauce with a mix of red peppers, onions, and green beans.
Let's not beef around the bush here (that's the saying, right?) -- this is a huge plate of flank steak. And there are veggies too, sure. But it's a lot of beef, along with a mix of celery, carrots, and green onions. And this is yet another dish for those who want to spice up their life, like that group of British women who briefly entranced America in the early '90s. "I'm a big fan of the mix of savory and heat in this dish," says Marc, a server trainer.
The fact that there are five sushi rolls on the menu is often lost amidst the slew of noodle and beef dishes. Don't let this one escape your attention, as there's no imitation seafood in this sucker and it's served with a curry aioli. "The roll has amazing wild-caught lobster," says bartender Trinity. "The even better news is that P.F. Chang's doesn't skimp on the avocado here. Look at all that 'do! That's our new nickname for avocado. No, we don't think it'll catch on, either.
Here's one for all the vegetarians out there. "Countless guests have ordered this because of me," says Andres, an employee. He might be onto something, because this mix of five-spice tofu, asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, broccoli, and carrots with a savory sauce on top (mostly a mix of mushroom soy sauce and rice wine) is dang tasty. It can be tough to find really excellent vegetarian options at chain restaurants, so if you refuse to eat food that used to have a face, this is one dish to keep in mind.
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