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Gelaine Aug 14, 2007 03:30 PM

Any news?? We're getting desperate.

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  1. The Chowhound Team Aug 15, 2007 10:00 AM

    Folks - pardon the interruption. We've removed a lot of non-chow discussion about labor relation issues. Feel free to post any concrete information you may have about when this Saigon Grill location may reopen.

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      RichardW Aug 15, 2007 10:46 AM

      Saigon Grill 88 is open for walk in business. The problem is that they are not doing delivery orders because of labor problems.

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        Jel212 Aug 15, 2007 10:55 AM

        The renovations are done and everything??

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          viva_zapata Aug 15, 2007 01:46 PM

          There may be some confusion between east & west side Saigon Grill here.

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            Jel212 Aug 15, 2007 02:10 PM

            I'm thinking of the one at 88th(?) and 2nd Avenue

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              esyle Aug 15, 2007 08:57 PM

              East is definetely not open. I went there based on RichardW's comment about Saigon 88 and found the same situation I've seen for the past 6 months. Instead went to the new Wondee Siam3 on 3rd and 81 and it was delicous. Had the calamari, summer roll, Green curry w/chicken and pad see ew w/beef. All was wonderful, very grateful to have a thai close by, even if their takeout menu says they only deliver as far north as one block below where I live...

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                RichardW Jan 2, 2009 08:03 AM

                I made a mistake when I wrote that note. I was at the West Side Saigon Grill which is around 90th & Amsterdam.

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      leslierusso Jan 2, 2009 08:23 AM

      I called a few months ago, this place has been closed for renovations for what feels like two years....no reasonable answer whatsoever. I miss my Green Papaya Salad !!

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        anonymousfoodperson Jan 25, 2009 12:09 PM

        I asked the owner at the West Side location the other day and he said it's never reopening. I was crushed.

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          foodwhisperer Jan 25, 2009 10:09 PM

          i like the saigon grill on university,,, the pork chops are good

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            TipsyMcStagger Jan 25, 2009 10:25 PM

            I'm surprised you were still holding out hope.

            Tipsy

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            yummummy Jan 26, 2009 08:25 AM

            I now use Spice Noodle 1744 first Ave.
            There is a mix of foods including a few indonesian and chinese dishes, but good sub for Siagon delivery.

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