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Feb 10, 2007 04:45 PM

duk bo sam

I wanted to buy some duk bo sam - looked all over HK Market and didn't find any... Am I blind or can someone tell me where to buy it?

Thanks in advance!

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  1. Do you know a general translation in English or at least the Chinese characters?

    1. No I don't. They're the spare rice wraps served w/ korean bbq...

      1. they're sold in folded huge sheets in a clear package with vietnamese writing (blue and red writing I think). the package might just say "rice noodle." u have to cut them yourself and if the market refrigerates them, nuke them in the microwave. u can usually find them near the tofu section in korean markets.

        1. check the market across from beverly soon tofu on olympic just west of vermont. Ask them - it's a korean market, I'msure they'll sell it.

          1. I've been told from my Korean friends that duk bo sam is hard to come by in markets as they don't keep too well. That's why most Koreans just end up going out to the BBQ restaurants that make them daily and are known for them.

            As far as I know, the Vietnamese variety is a bit different in texture and taste. The Korean type is not only much smaller (in diameter) but also thicker and not translucent like the Vietnamese spring roll wrappers. The Korean variety is white in hue and almost mochi-like in consistency, if you will. Also, the Vietnamese wrappers need to be activated with a quick hot water bath while the Korean wraps are good to go.

            Nonetheless, if anyone knows where to purchase these, I'd like to know as well.