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A Long Island Asian sampler

The duck pot stickers appetizer, left, and the

The duck pot stickers appetizer, left, and the Malaysian red curry chicken entree, at the Asian Moon restaurant in Massapequa Park. (Sept. 18, 2009) Credit: Yana Paskova

Japanese and Chinese restaurants, Long Island's staples of Asian cooking, now have competition from Thai and other kitchens. Sometimes, they all come together in one eatery. Here's an Asian sampler.

1. Prawns Sichuan, lobster with ginger and scallion, braised Berkshire pork belly, pork buns, chicken lettuce wraps: at Toku Modern Asian, 2014 Northern Blvd., Manhasset; 516-627-7121, tokumodernasian.com

2. Chicken lettuce wraps, puff roti, seared sesame tuna salad, braised beef short ribs, General Tso's chicken: at West East Bistro, 758 S. Broadway, Hicksville; 516-939-6618, westeastbistro.com

3. Malaysian red curry with chicken, Thai basil beef, Sichuan dumplings in peanut sauce, Asian-style burritos, duck fajitas: at Asian Moon, 825 Franklin Ave., Garden City; 516-248-6161, asianmoononline.com

4. Kung pao calamari, crisp "bang bang" shrimp, "crazy" tuna roll, teriyaki-glazed steak: at Thom Thom, 3340 Park Ave., Wantagh; 516-221-8022, thomthomrestaurant.com

5. Lobster tacos, Kobe filet mignon au poivre, yellowtail jalapeño, Lola duck in blood orange-Port wine reduction: at Nisen Sushi, 7967 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury; 516-496-7000, nisensushi.com

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