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96th St. to 127th St., Pleasant Ave. to Morningside Ave.
This venue is closed.
There's Chinese food, and then there's New York Chinese food. The latter has historically come high in sodium, smothered in sauce, and delivered on a careening bicycle. Ginger offers a heart-healthier alternative. The menu—devised by consultant Rosa Lo San Ross, scrutinized by Columbia nutritionists, and executed by original chef James Marshall—is light on the frying and heavy on the baking, steaming, and grilling. Ginger, by restaurateur Michelle Jean, offers dinner plus takeout—good to know when the craving strikes for mu-shu tofu and baked egg rolls.