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Mar 12, 2007 10:52 AM

Asia Market Cafe closed for a month...ugh!

I stopped by there today. They were just serving noddles and soup, no regular menu entrees. The gal at the counter said they'd be closed starting tomorrow for about a month. I didn't ask the reason.

I am sad. :(

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  1. what kind of noodles? what kind of soup?

    1. I didn't stay...was in the mood for something more meaty.

      1. Any reviews on the Malaysian fast food place a few doors down? "Jenny's Kitchen" I think.

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        1. re: Tigole Bitties

          I tried it once - the sauce that I had on whatever I ordered was a bit sweet and thickened with cornstarch. Other dishes looked real good. I asked for a recommendation, so I might have gotten some standard whiteboy dish. Hadn't been back because, well, Asia Cafe is right there.

          Any word on Asia Cafe? Sambamaster?

          1. re: rudeboy

            I went in three times in two days last week...have been out of town, then left again last Sat. Now this horrible news...the worst is that I will be here for only a week and then relocating to a totally chowless town...was hoping to tank up on some Sichuan over the next week. How sad. Maybe they are closed to relocate to Wichita??? Hope so!!!! I took some pals there last week for their first visit. they were impressed...had the spicy beef, great, dumplings, great, and the sichuan duck which was just about perfect, not dry, but quite moist and nicely smoked. this place is astonishing really, for austin.
            Will someone be willing to deliver for me??? :)

            1. re: sambamaster

              Oh NO! You aren't leaving!? I would have no Sichuan in my life without you! This board won't be the same without you.

              1. re: saticoy

                I concur, the board won't be the same and your inputs will be very missed!!! There's dry ice for a to-go order...

                1. re: Rene

                  I may take you up on that! Can't imagine any critters could live in that food, though. Just send it Parcel Post!

                  I'll be back from time to time, for sure...if only to visit Asia Cafe!

                  thanks for the nice comments.
                  In the meantime, i am gonna post some new things in a few minutes, or hours, depending...still packing the 4000 CDs. yeah, lots of samba!

                  1. re: sambamaster

                    I'll miss your insights, too, sambamaster. You're one of my favorite posters. I wish you the very best of luck in Wichita.

                    I have one important question: How many remaining meals do you have in Austin? Do you have a few to spare?

                    If so, "where sambamaster should go for his last three [or whatever] meals in Austin before moving away" might be a good topic for a new thread, chowhounds, especially since his beloved Asia Cafe is closed this week.

              2. re: sambamaster

                You may get your wish. The website reported the Cafe re-opened today (3/19).

          2. A month? We went in today and saw the sign that it was temporarily closed.
            I'm still reeling from the closure of Ba Le.
            This better not follow the same route.

            1. I was looking at the online menu tonight prior to driving over to place a take-out order when I saw the note they were temporarily closed. I called. The girl that answered said they were renovating the back and to check back next week, they might be open then.