New Yorkers will never have their fill of Chinese food, at least judging by recent openings like Mission Chinese Food and Yunnan Kitchen. Will either of these recent entrants end up ranking among the city's best? Big Apple eaters have very strong opinions about the top Chinese restaurants around town. Some want to gobble up their dim sum at fancy sit-down haunts, while others want to grab their spicy Sichuan to go from a Village hole-in-the-wall.
Check out the below list of NYC's eight best Chinese eateries from our 2012 New York City Restaurants guide, and make sure your favorite local take-out joint gets the recognition it deserves by voting now in our NYC Neighborhood Eats survey here.