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Apr 23, 2007 12:28 PM

Thai places that serve Crying Tiger in SF?

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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  1. Chiang Mai @ 5020 Geary/14th Ave.

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    1. re: DezzerSF

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

    2. 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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      1. re: Problem Child

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

        1. re: DezzerSF

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

          Thai House Express
          Pad Thai (Mission)

      2. 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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        1. re: fooddudeone

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

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

          1469 18th St | At Connecticut St

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

          96 McAllister St | At Leavenworth St

          Thep Phanom
          400 Waller St | At Fillmore St

          1826 Buchanan St | Btwn Sutter and Bush St

          1. re: fooddudeone

            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!