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Aimee Dec 7, 2004 10:59 AM

Have been hearing a lot about this place.
Is it any good?
What do you recommend?
How is the atmosphere?

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    Larry RE: Aimee Dec 7, 2004 11:13 AM

    My girlfriend likes the pho bo, and I enjoyed the bo luc lac, though I cannot claim to be an expert. The last time I was there, which was during the summer, you could get a halo halo with durian, if that catches your fancy.

    There is no atmosphere to speak of - it's down in a basement and functional - but I'd go back for the food.

    Larry

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      amp156 RE: Aimee Dec 7, 2004 11:15 AM

      "Is it any good?" We really like it. It can be very good if you order right.

      "What do you recommend?" Beef jerky papaya salad, shrimp summer rolls, grilled shimp paste on sugarcane

      "How is the atmosphere?" Horribly tacky.

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        e RE: Aimee Dec 7, 2004 03:00 PM

        The curried tofu, eggplant and stringbeans that is always a special is delicious.

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          nic RE: Aimee Dec 7, 2004 04:00 PM

          chicken curry, summer rolls, grilled beef on a stick, shrimp rice crepe, chicken or beef sate (this is not on a stick it is more of curry style dish)...
          we have eaten there maybe a hundred times (including when it used to be called vietnam) and there are very few things we did not like.

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            guttergourmet RE: Aimee Dec 19, 2004 06:59 PM

            Tried it last week-the frog's legs were good as were the summer rolls. The shrimp/pork crepe was unusual. Very good but i prefer Nha Trang

            1. lperyer RE: Aimee Jan 1, 2008 05:10 PM

              Cool Summer Roll with Shrimp
              Shrimp Paste on Sugar Cane
              String Bean with Shrimp in Spicy Black Bean Sauce
              Soft Shell Crab with Lemon Pepper Sauce
              Grilled Lemon Grass Fish Filet (Salmon)

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