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Wondee Siam....what am I doing wrong?

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gtrekker2003 Sep 16, 2007 03:09 PM

Hi!

I've been to Wondee Siam after reading all the raving reviews on this board. I've ordered a green curry, penang curry, bbq beef salad, and a noodle dish, however, nothing was really outstanding. These were just off the regular menu.

What am I doing wrong? Any suggestions of what to order? (Non-pork)
Would love to love this place as I live so closeby to it!

Cheers,

gtrekker2003

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    prickly Sep 16, 2007 04:10 PM

    Well because it is not that outstanding after all.
    I went to all of them due to the raves on the board and found all the dishes to be underseasoned and somewhat bland.
    I tried to like it but??? Aura on 9th ave or its sister down the road on 9th ave & 24th street.
    The duck curries are outstanding!!!

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      CobblerNYC Sep 17, 2007 08:07 AM

      Totally agree, most overrated Thai place in the city. Bland, not spicy enough, and definitely not very fresh tasting.

      1. chompchomp Sep 17, 2007 09:07 AM

        I'm in that camp. We went in search of delicious Thai food and found everything to be bland and really not worth of a second visit. It's a shame!

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          psawce Sep 17, 2007 10:04 AM

          order the country curry.

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            sing me a bar Sep 17, 2007 02:39 PM

            Ditto the country curry, requested as hot as Thais like it, which in my case was medium and still really hot. I eat capsicum almost every meal, so I can take it. I also love the whole fish in the sweet chili sauce. It is NOT too sweet. I've never tried the cliches, like pad thai or sate, so I can't comment there.

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            hongry_hippo Sep 18, 2007 08:21 AM

            I think the Pad Kra Prow with ground chicken (you have to request that the chicken be ground) is superb. I think it might be their signature dish.

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