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good Pad woon sen????

tir02002 Feb 25, 2007 06:11 PM

I love pad woon sen and have tried it at a few places in the city and i haven't been able to find a place where it is any good, any suggestions?

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    jsmitty RE: tir02002 Feb 25, 2007 06:27 PM

    i am not familiar with this dish. please educate me.....

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      tir02002 RE: tir02002 Feb 25, 2007 06:38 PM

      i have no idea what type of spices or in it, but it is silver noodles i think they are also called glass noodles and you can get it with veggies or some type of meat, it is so tasty when done right!

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        Minerva0501 RE: tir02002 Feb 26, 2007 11:32 AM

        Pongsri has a good Pad Woon Sen. I've also tried them at Sea Thai, Spice, and Sea. I think Pongsri has the better version. There are a few - one in Chinatown and one in Midtown - both of which I've visited. Do NOT try it at Funky Thai on Broome St. That was the worst pad woon sen I've ever have. I think they used the wrong noodles (probably used a potato starch glass noodle rather than vermicelli).

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          sing me a bar RE: Minerva0501 Feb 26, 2007 01:55 PM

          Which Pongsri? Is the one in the teens on 2nd or 3rd Ave good? I also was told they do a good glass noodle/vermicelli dish at Angel's Share.

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            Pan RE: sing me a bar Feb 26, 2007 10:24 PM

            18th and 2nd. It's OK. I wouldn't call it really good. In that area, Zabb is the place to go to (unless they've deteriorated since the time I went there).

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              Minerva0501 RE: sing me a bar Feb 28, 2007 09:42 AM

              Sorry - I haven't tried the one on 2nd Ave. Only in Midtown and Chinatown. Haven't been to Angel's Share either. If you do try it, please let me know how it is!

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            emgoodman RE: tir02002 Feb 26, 2007 02:58 PM

            Best pad woon sen I ever had (and I've had lots) was at Joya in Brooklyn. Sorry, I know it's the Manhattan board, but Joya is pretty close to Manhattn

            1. Striver RE: tir02002 Feb 28, 2007 10:11 AM

              Breeze on 9th around 46th serves glass noodles in a few of their dishes, including "glass noodle sausages" (which are weirdly tasty). It's a fusiony place - not "authentic", and doesn't pretend to be - but the food is pretty good. Nice bar, too.

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