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Com Tam in Eden Center

rcheng Oct 17, 2006 01:52 AM

I was just browsing the Eden Center website (which, BTW, is not viewable in Firefox, only in IE), and I cam across a place called Com Tam restaurant (http://www.edencenter.com/restaurants...). Here's what is says:

"With over 30 years of authentic Vietnamese cuisine experience, Com Tam Saigon brings to Eden Center and its customers truly delicious and authentic Vietnamese grilled and shredded pork and meat patty over rice. A one-of-a-kind eating experience. This dish has been popular with American's and Vietnamese for its quick and wholesome portions that can be eaten at lunch or dinner. Why is Com Tam the best? Because they serve only one dish and they do it the best! Try one today and you'll see for yourself why no one can compete with the speed and taste of Com Tam Saigon's famous mixed pork over rice. "

To me, this sounds really interesting. Anyone tried this place?

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    Steve RE: rcheng Oct 17, 2006 03:43 PM

    I don't know how often that website is updated, so don't be surprised if it's not accurate. Also, I can't view it properly in Netscape Navigator, only IE.

    Sounds very interesting, though.

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      judyh.nguyen RE: rcheng Oct 18, 2006 02:58 PM

      I know that Eden Center is the only place I go for Com Tam, other than my own kitchen. I have not tried this place yet, it's been over 3 months since I ventured Eden Center. If you try it out, let us know if its good! :)

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        Steve RE: rcheng Oct 19, 2006 01:46 AM

        I just went there tonight. Unlike the description on the Eden Center website, they do not serve the patty that they refer to. "Com Tam" I guess means broken rice, because the small menu is separated into broken rice dishes, vermicelli, and noodle soups.

        I chose the bun cha bac, described as North Vietnamese style beef. It was a few very thin grilled pieces of beef in a big bowl of vermicelli and cut up very crispy spring rolls. It was just about a perfect bowl of food, with the few pieces of beef being ultra crispy and delicious.

        Also tried the pork chop and egg and egg cake over broken rice. A satisfying plate of food.

        Most meals are $7 each, and like many of the places in the interior corridors, they close at 8pm.

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