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Joe's Noodle House Recommendations

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Culocho Jul 13, 2006 03:55 PM

I'm eating/blogging my way through the Cheap Eat's list, and tomorrow have planned on going to Joe's.

Can I get some recommendations? I'll be going with my boyfriend who doesn't eat fish and loves pork. I'll eat whatever as long as it doesn't burn through my stomach.

Thanks!
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  1. Dennis S RE: Culocho Jul 13, 2006 04:14 PM

    For the most part stay away from the noodles, but one noodle dish that's good is the pork and spinach (N36)

    Salty crispy anything is good, as well as all dumplings I've tried.

    Chicken with sour cabbage is good (F29).

    T20, Triple dry saute is good, and they may try to talk you out of it. If you like spice, stick to your guns.

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      MartyL RE: Culocho Jul 13, 2006 07:39 PM

      See the following:

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      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

      1. Bob W RE: Culocho Jul 13, 2006 09:43 PM

        or what i refer to as Joe's Noodle bingo. But this is a game it's hard to lose.

        1. johnb RE: Culocho Jul 13, 2006 09:44 PM

          As you will probably figure out if you read through all those threads, H20 is the must-order dish at JNH, consistently seen on asian and knowledgable american tables (It's not water, but fish pieces served on Szechuan vegetables)

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            unicorn633 RE: Culocho Jul 14, 2006 08:29 PM

            You have to try the calamari. One of the best I have ever had. I think they call it salt and pepper squid.

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              flavrmeistr RE: Culocho Jul 17, 2006 08:37 PM

              Start with the entire left side of the menu and go from there. No, seriously, I like the homestyle kung pao, shrimp with eggs, squid w/basil, mild crispy beef combined with the insanely hot shredded beef, chopped leek stem w/garlic and minced pork, crisp-salty squid, yushiang pork liver, steamed buns, shredded pickled radish, cold beef tendon in chili oil, fried baby smelts w/peanuts...oh, man! The plan at Joe's is to always order more than you can eat and try as many different things as you can.

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