The kung bao four delight was as I remembered it, with a spicy brown sauce almost glazed onto the four delights.
Madison has an enviable number of ethnic restaurants, and some good Thai, Vietnamese and Laotian dishes. But foodies have long been wailing about the lack of a good Chinese restaurant in town. The China Palace on North Sherman, seen by some to be a decent stab in the right direction, recently closed. Prior to that, many favored Temple Garden, which decamped for Lake Geneva some years ago.
I guess I've eaten so much mediocre Chinese food in Madison that I've forgotten what good Chinese food might taste like. When the Red Pepper on Stoughton Road closed a few years ago, I stopped ordering Chinese food almost entirely.
The Red Pepper often came in second or third place in the