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Nov 17, 2006 03:56 PM

Spicy and Tasty for one

I'm getting ready to to to S&T the first time but will be going alone. Thoughts on what to get if I'm just getting one main dish and maybe 2 appetizers...? (I guess I could get 2 mains and take the rest home...)

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  1. Cold chlli noodles are a must or rabbit tenders in the red chilli.

    1. What about essential main dishes?

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      1. re: rschwim

        In something like 40-50 trips, I've never had anything at Spicy and Tasty that I didn't like, so you really can't go wrong. What you'd consider essential depends on your taste - whether you prefer chicken, squid, lamb, pork belly, fish, beef, etc., etc., etc. I'll give you two recommendations off the top of my head, though: Mild Spicy Chicken, and Pork Belly with Leeks. I can't eat the pork belly (too fatty!), but it sure is tasty!

        For cold dishes, I agree with the chili noodles, and I'd add the Eggplant with Garlic Sauce and the bamboo shoots (and several other things, but you won't be able to eat them all by yourself).

      2. If you like lamb have the Lamb with Chilli. Very tender and so very good.

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        1. re: Mike V

          I'm looking at their menu, after an amazing first trip there last night--do you mean Lamb with Red Chili Sauce or Lamb with Chili Pepper? If you mean the one with sauce, can you describe the sauce more?

          I can't wait to go back!

        2. I had the Lamb with Chili Pepper (sorry, no sauce). It was so very good and tender. A large portion. I've never seen Lamb on a Chinese Menu. It did not have a strong lamb taste. Was slightly pink inside. Not overcooked. I had it just twice but plan to return next week and will order it again. I usually go for late lunch and generally have the place to myself. If you ever go for lunch don't order the inexpensive lunch specials ($5.50). Not very good. Spend a little more and order from the main menu.

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