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pk5352 Jul 12, 2007 08:46 AM

What am I ordering? Thanks.-pk

  1. shirlotta Jul 12, 2007 02:47 PM

    i just went for the first time this week. the pickles are really excellent. the sugar snap peas are sweet and crisp and balance well with the porky bits and broth. i also had the clams with rice cakes, and i really loved it. the clams are small and tender, and the bits of chinese sausage - yum. there is also a little bit of spice to it, and the broth is very flavorful. i also loved the chewiness of the sliced rice cakes, which really absorbed the taste of the broth. have fun!

    1. funkymonkey Jul 12, 2007 01:05 PM

      i absolutely loved the benton's ham with "redeye gravy" - it's a coffee flavored mayo, but don't let the odd combination of flavors turn you off. just fantastic! and they serve it with some of that sullivan street bakery bread that makes me swoon.


      1. Midtown Jimmi Jul 12, 2007 12:01 PM

        The pickles! Really surprising assortment and very light and refreshing for the weather,


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        1. re: Midtown Jimmi
          Burnzes Jul 12, 2007 12:28 PM

          definitely the bahn mi and the pork bun

          1. re: Burnzes
            BaconBits Jul 12, 2007 03:50 PM

            I ordered both the bahn mi and the pork bun when i went. Both are fantastic. However, I wouldn't order them together - it was like eating 2 sandwiches!

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          chundi Jul 12, 2007 10:56 AM

          i just went on Monday night. The sweetbreads were really good. Also liked the artichoke dish.

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          1. re: chundi
            sam1 Jul 12, 2007 11:35 AM

            the three terrine sandwich (banh mi) is the best banh mi ever.

            the sweetbreads are great.

            the rice cakes with spicy pork sausage are spicy but good...id definitely share this one.

            and the brussel sprouts of course.

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            Jetlagged Jul 12, 2007 09:41 AM

            LOL! I am wondering the same thing for next week...

            Also, do we need reservations and/or what is the wait time?

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            1. re: Jetlagged
              Lucia Jul 12, 2007 09:49 AM

              Ssam bar doesn't take reservations.

              1. re: Lucia
                UES Mayor Jul 13, 2007 03:52 AM

                they DO take reservations for a party of i think 8 or more-i asked in person -perhaps if it is a very slow night they might reserve for less.

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