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wallstbnkr Sep 29, 2006 12:14 PM

Going there in 2 weeks. Any personal experiences of late?


  1. ChinoWayne Sep 30, 2006 12:31 AM

    Are you looking for Kosher specific recommendations in Vegas, or any cuisine? fyi Las Vegas dining is discussed in great detail on the Southwest board.

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      wallstbnkr Oct 1, 2006 11:05 AM

      Looking only for kosher dining and food.


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        browniepoints Feb 15, 2007 12:15 PM

        My wife and I recently ate at Shalom Hunan. We recommend it. It’s close to the Rio or Palms, a bit of a shelp for those on the strip, but we think you'll enjoy it. The newest kosher is Pannini Café, and it is a lot of fun, as much for the clientele as for the food, which reminded us of an Israeli Café. It’s off the strip so you’ll need a rent a car or guidance from locals. As other have, I can’t emphasize enough visiting the Smith’s Supermarket in Summerlin and seeing their “Kosher Experience.”

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          jlq3d3 Feb 15, 2007 09:41 PM

          Haifa was decent when I went there. It is an Israeli meat type place with shwarma and falafel and that stuff. Check out the following link.

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            mggn May 11, 2007 11:11 AM

            in an email from the Kosher Inofrmation Bureau from L.A. dated 5/8/07, they report that Shalom Hunan is no longer Kosher certified.

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            1. re: mggn
              MartyB May 11, 2007 01:19 PM

              Is the Brookline location still kosher? I understand that they are both owned by the same person.

              ...Complete with a mashgiach to maintain the integrity of the kosher dietary laws, this no-frills clone of the owners' still-thriving Shalom Hunan in the posh Boston suburb of Brookline

              1. re: MartyB
                weinstein5 May 12, 2007 09:36 AM

                Actually the Brookline location closed 07/06 after changing names to Shalom Beijing - http://www.kosherblog.net/2006/07/20/...

                Only Kosher Chiinese in the Boston area is Taam China I and II - one is in Brookline and one is in Newton

                1. re: weinstein5
                  wallstbnkr May 12, 2007 06:32 PM

                  Isn't Ruth's Kitchen still around?

                  1. re: wallstbnkr
                    weinstein5 May 12, 2007 08:47 PM

                    it is - also a new place opend in Newton - http://www.chowhound.com/topics/37606... for a review I gave

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