Lucky 7s: The Top 5 Chinese Restaurants in Boston

So often Chinese food in America is reduced to a late night pu-pu platter take out after a night of over-indulgence. Travel to China and you begin to realize the rich and varied culinary history of the country and perhaps long for a more authentic representation back in the states. While fresh, hi-end Chinese is often hard to come by in Boston, Asian infused cuisine or inspired dishes abound. So whether you celebrate this Chinese New Year with a trip to Chinatown or break out  the wok for a homemade stir fry of your own, have these top 5 Chinese restaurants in Boston in your back pocket when you are ready to try a refreshing American take on Chinese.