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Jun 25, 2007 11:03 AM

Shangri La, Belmont—Still Kickin’ It

I haven’t seen any posts about Shangri La in Belmont recently. I’ve been fortunate enough to take food from here several nights over the past 6 months or so. Consistently good food. Especially the cellophane noodles with pork (listed under “vegetables” for some reason??) Last night I also had the chicken with spinach and garlic sauce—nice chicken pieces, well prepared spinach. Not quite as spicy as I thought it would be (it has a pepper next to the name). I’ve also enjoyed the double-cooked beef there in the past: I need to get that one again next.

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  1. I love it. Favorite dish: fish with dry bean sauce.

    1. I eat there 2X a month.

      I have a dozen+ things on the menu I like.

      It continues to be a go to spot for me.

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      1. re: StriperGuy

        Me, too.

        I'm sure I'm mangling all of these names, but I love the turnip cakes, homestyle egg drop soup, dry fried (or is it S&P fried) shrimp, chicken & spinach in garlic sauce, double cooked roast beef, and pork with preserved tofu & chives. Yum.


      2. Boneless tea smoked duck is fabulous.
        Homestyle egg drop soup is unique.
        turnip cakes wonderful.
        Everything else is great, but i have trouble getting beyond the duck.

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        1. re: tdaaa

          Another vote for home-style egg drop soup. As for the rest of the menu, we've never been disappointed. We haven't tried their hot pot yet. Have you?

        2. I've gotten takeout for a largish mixed-chowish group several times this year. No duds. Those cellophane noodles are a reliable spicy kick, but the nonspicy (and vegetarian so far as I can tell) Taiwanese stir-fried noodles are a winner too. Add the ginger chicken casserole (thanks Striper!) and the pork with cabbage and bean sauce. Not for takeout, the bean sprouts roll with sesame.