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Mar 15, 2007 01:49 AM

Fremont California

I have to go there.

I need food advice.

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  1. if you do a Search (Search box on the top of the page) on Fremont you'll find a bunch of posts..but here's my latest one just a scroll down on the board:
    QQ Noodle, Fremont:

    1. Lunch? Dinner? Price range? Style of restaurant? Type of cuisine?

      There's a lot of good "ethnic" (regional Chinese, Indian, Afghan) eats in Fremont.

      1. good food (any kind), wide open on price

        1. I presume you aren't restricted to the confines of the city of Fremont, though if you are you might want to try one of the Afghan places since there isn't much Afghan food in the LA area. Otherwise you can hop over the border to Union City and go to sort of the NW corner of Alvarado Niles Road and Decoto Road (neither street is perfectly straight) where there is a large shopping center with several good ethnic food choices. I can only remember the names of three Chinese restaurants there--Mayflower, Little Potato (an interesting regional style place) and China Tofu. However there are other places there, too, and there have been many favorable comments on the board about the various restaurants in this shopping center.

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          1. re: Chandavkl

            Mayflower is now Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, and China Tofu is now New China.

            1. re: DezzerSF

              Actually Mayflower is still there. Little Sheep opened up in the freestanding building right on the corner of Decoto Road and Alvarado Niles Road. Mayflower is next to the supermarket. China Tofu did change their name to New China, but it looks the same to me, and the China Tofu name is still on the register receipts etc.

              1. re: Chandavkl

                Sorry, you're right about Mayflower, the dim sum place. I thought Mayflower was the name of the chinese restaurant that Little Sheep replaced. How is Mayflower anyway?

                And yes, China Tofu did not change anything besides their name. I wonder what provoked it?

                1. re: DezzerSF

                  Mayflower is quite good as are all of the branches of that chain that I've been too. However the Union City location seemed especially noisy and I believe there have been complaints on this board about the service there. As far as the name change, generically there are at least two reasons why Chinese restaurants change names without changing their operations, one innocent the other not so innocent. The innocent reason is some kind of change of ownership, with new investors being brought in or perhaps a change in legal entity. The other reason has to do with taxes and I'm not going to say any more about that.

          2. How is Little Sheep Mongolian...sounds interesting!!

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