By Peyton Houchens


Conveniently located at Clays Mill Road and Wellington Way you will find Cheng’s.  The cozy atmosphere paired with a welcoming staff make this eatery a local favorite. A must-try is their Happy Family Chef Special, which pairs jumbo shrimp, scallops, crab legs, chicken, beef and roasted pork, sautéed with fresh veggies in a rich dark sauce and served with white rice. Complete the meal with their classic almond cookies. 
3101 Clays Mill Road • (859) 223-9212



Tucked away in Palomar Center, you’ll find Asian Wind. This eatery is known for their flavorful dishes and friendly service. There are plenty of choices and you can’t go wrong with one of the many house specials. Take a ride on the citrus side and indulge yourself in their Orange Chicken, sautéed with hot and sweet sauce, or their Lemon Chicken, coated in light batter and sautéed in lemon sauce.

3735 Palomar Centre Drive • (859) 223-0065 •



Spend a cozy evening at Panda Cuisine, where you can experience  the strong and spicy flavors of authentic Sichuan cuisine. The atmosphere is quiet and serene, so a great way to start your meal is with an aromatic cup of jasmine tea. Then enjoy a huoguo (hot pot) offerings such as Roasted Pork Belly, Pork Ribs and Taro or Fish Fillet. Top off your meal with the Sweet Sesame Ball dessert.

2358 Nicholasville Road • (859) 299-9798 •



Is your New Year’s resolution to get fit and stay fit? If so, Wah Mei Chinese is the place for you. They pride themselves on providing a new and exciting Asian culinary experience. Along with their wide menu selection, lighter options are also included.  With choices of Steamed Pork and Steamed Chicken or Shrimp with Mixed Vegetables, you’ll make your tummy and conscience happy.

4750 Hartland Parkway • (859) 245-2888 •



Foliage’s serves up a modern twist on classic Asian cuisine. The chef’s recommended, Seven Stars Around the Moon dish is sure to delight with its roasted pork, chicken and fresh lobster mixed with Chinese vegetables. Other popular options include Mango Chicken, Ginger Shrimp, and Beef with Scallops. Foliage is also a great lunch choice with 36 menu items and the option for delivery.

3650 Boston Road • (859) 223-3099 •