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Thai places that serve Crying Tiger in SF?

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fooddudeone Apr 23, 2007 12:28 PM

Like the title says...looking for super casual, dress down and inexpensive as possible.

I just feel like having a lunch of crying tiger aand duck fried rice :)

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    fooddudeone Apr 23, 2007 06:03 PM

    Correction...Crying Tiger = thin sliced rib eye steak(or equivalent steak)

    oh yeah, Osha doesnt have it. I think alot of places dont have it.

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      Nancy Berry Apr 24, 2007 09:44 AM

      According to the menupages.com find-a-food tool, the following restaurants have crying tiger on their menus:

      Koh Samui & The Monkey
      415 Brannan St | Btwn 3rd & 4th St

      Lingba
      1469 18th St | At Connecticut St

      Citizen Thai & the Monkey
      1268 Grant Ave | At Vallejo St

      Lalita
      96 McAllister St | At Leavenworth St

      Thep Phanom
      400 Waller St | At Fillmore St

      Jitlada
      1826 Buchanan St | Btwn Sutter and Bush St

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        fooddudeone Apr 28, 2007 01:48 PM

        edit = Crying Tiger to me = Quickly seared RibEye steak (or similar) as a whole, then sliced somewhat thin after cooked and plated and slightly rare in the middle.

        I had King Of Thai noodle house and it was very disappointing. It was thinly sliced beef before cooked, then stir fried and plated; similar to a chinese dish. Pretty tough and bland. Ick!

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        Problem Child Apr 23, 2007 03:01 PM

        If I'm not mistaken, crying tiger is raw shrimp with spicy sauce? If it is the same, Thai House Express on Geary and Larkin serves it, but they call it "Naked ladies".

        The best place for Duck fried rice is Thai Cafe on Geary also. I forgot the cross street, sorry.

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          DezzerSF Apr 23, 2007 03:03 PM

          I thought Crying Tiger was the Thai equivalent to Vietnamese Shaking beef, cubed filet mignon with onions.

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            Problem Child Apr 23, 2007 03:15 PM

            Woops, my bad then. But your best bets of places in SF that serve these are:

            Thai House Express
            Chai-yo
            Ozone
            Osha
            Pad Thai (Mission)

        2. DezzerSF Apr 23, 2007 12:44 PM

          Chiang Mai @ 5020 Geary/14th Ave.

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            Maya Apr 24, 2007 09:49 AM

            I love Chiang Mai! They have a very good version of tom kha gai, too.

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