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visiting Blue Ginger tonight -- entree recs?

iheartveggies Jul 2, 2007 03:24 PM

My aunt is visiting from out of town and wanted to go to Blue Ginger, so we've got reservations for tonight. I know that the place has received mixed reviews on this board, but we are definitely going, so I am looking more for recommendations as to which apps and entrees are the best choices. I was curious about the butterfish, but I have seen so many varying reviews that I am a bit wary. Aside from that, I am wavering between the following:

Mom’s Famous Three Vinegar Sautéed Organic Shrimp
with Roasted Garlic Fingerling Mashed Potatoes and Spicy Asparagus Salad

OR

Crispy Skin Red Snapper with Sweet Corn-Ginger Sauce
with Makrut Lime Salsa Verde and Fresh Cilantro-House Pickled Ginger Salad

I am a pescetarian (seafood and veg only), so no recs are needed beyond your experiences with the seafood and vegetable dishes.

Thanks!

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  1. gansu girl RE: iheartveggies Jul 2, 2007 04:48 PM

    I've had the shrimp a couple of times and it's OK, but not knock-your-socks off fabulous, but then again, as much as I want to like this place, I find it only mediocre.

    1. Food4Thought RE: iheartveggies Jul 2, 2007 05:04 PM

      My wife who does not like alot of fish really liked the butterfish on one visit and then rated it just OK on another. There does seem to be a correlation between Ming's presence and quality of experience (that is, it's better when he's there). I have been with guests who really enjoyed the lobster dish as well.

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