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The Surly Gourmand Maps His General Tso's Death March

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Today Eater welcomes its new columnist, Seattle's own Surly Gourmand. Surly will be mapping his exploits and sharing them right here. Brace yourselves.
Surlys-List-Graphic.pngIf you think that there's anything more delicious than General Tso's Chicken, you're a liar and a disgrace to your family, and you should beg forgiveness from Jesus, or Bob Barker, or some other such authority figure. If I had my way I would sleep on a gigantic pile of the General, then train myself to make chewing motions in my sleep so I could eat it 24 hours a day.

Along with fellow gourmands Matthew Amster-Burton, Mark Schermerhorn, Henry Lo, and Langdon Cook, I recently hit the streets on a quest, dubbed General Tso's death march, to find the best version in Seattle. What follows is a list of some tasty versions of the General. And some really, really, really shitty ones.

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Honey Court

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Judy Fu's Snappy Dragon

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Chiang's Gourmet

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Black Pearl

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China Harbor

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Louie's Cuisine of China

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Monsoon

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