We have been going to Tai Pan for years. We discovered it when my kids were younger, and now they take their friends there! As others have commented, the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing, the wait staff is attentive and know their way around the menu: Ask them for recommendations. Aside from consistently great-quality Chinese food, in recent years they have added other Asian selections, including Thai, Korean, and Japanese; but the focus is Chinese. I am fond of the Szechuan dishes, but the Hunan beef is amazing -- very tender and flavorful -- and they have wonderful Cantonese-style food as well. There are a number of house specialties, and the Chicken Trio is great for a group of 4 or more: if I recall, it's General Tso's, Snow Pea, and Orange chicken, all served on a large platter -- and these are not your American versions with tons of gloppy, sugary, food-color sauces! If you are a seafood lover, try their prawns. They have a dry-saute prawn dish that is very peppery and unusual, which I have enjoyed more than once. We love their soups -- Hot and Sour, Egg Drop, and one of my kids loves their large bowl of noodle soup with chicken -- it comes brimming with chicken, fresh vegetables of all kinds, and lovely large noodles. The BBQ pork is tender and flavorful -- not dry and tough as in so many places. We have also really enjoyed the Sesame Chicken (tender strips) and Chicken Curry (one of the Asian varietal dishes). They also have a lot of vegetarian offerings, and my favorite is their spicy eggplant dish. All in all, a wonderful place!