Restaurant News & Reviews

Ma Ma Wok

986 High House Road, in Preston Corners, Cary.

319-1818.

Cuisine: Chinese.

Rating: ***

Prices: entrees $11 to $16.

Atmosphere: standard strip center Chinese.

Service: eager to please.

Recommended: chicken curl on lettuce, tea-smoked duck, three cups chicken, dishes from the authentic Chinese menu.

Open: Dim sum Saturday-Sunday (11:30a.m.-2:30 p.m.), lunch Monday-Friday, dinner nightly.

Reservations: accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer and wine; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-friendly.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:

**** Among the Triangle's very best.

*** Rewarding experience.

** Generally acceptable.

* Hit-or-miss.

See Greg Cox's weekly

e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.

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