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MuMu's Federal Hill Providence

jandj Nov 16, 2007 05:09 AM

We were just wondering if anyone has been lately? Looking for reviews and recommendations on the food...

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    Bluebird RE: jandj Nov 16, 2007 08:40 AM

    I went to MuMu's for dinner about three weeks ago. We had no problems getting a table for four on a Thursday night (walk-in without reservations). I love MuMu's. We had the Xiao Long Bao (wonderful), a beef and three chili dish (wonderful and spicy-hot - I love this dish), Lemon Chicken (moist, light sauce, chicken was very tender), Shrimp Chow-Fun (I didn't try this) and Green Tee Fried Rice with bacon (not very greasy, nice taste). There were two other items that are escaping me right now. Service was great.

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      im hungry RE: Bluebird Nov 16, 2007 09:10 AM

      dont forget the crispy beef!! yummm !!!

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        foxy fairy RE: Bluebird Nov 16, 2007 12:35 PM

        How are the prices??

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          im hungry RE: foxy fairy Nov 16, 2007 12:57 PM

          it might be slightly more then your local neighborhood chow mein place,but quality wise its way better.i guess they have some good lunch specials too.that green tea fried rice with bacons really good too,i almost forgot about it.

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            Bluebird RE: im hungry Nov 16, 2007 04:42 PM

            I agree with this statement about prices and quality. Worth the little more you pay. Hungry - I havent' tired the crispy beef, but will make that my next dish at MuMu. Thanks for the tip. The pineapple fried rice is really good too.

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        Sap115 RE: jandj Nov 19, 2007 05:10 AM

        Don't forget the pork. Anything with pork is amazing. I also love the scallion pancakes. It's never crowded which makes me nervous. I don't want them going out of business. I think the prices are reasonable for the quality and portions.

        1. malyna RE: jandj Nov 19, 2007 08:14 AM

          Went to Mumu's last Tuesday, and I had a very good experience.

          It was not crowded at all, the service was good, and the food was great! Prices matched the quality/portions of the food.

          We ordered scallion pancakes and Xiao Long Bao (steamed broth dumplings) for appetizers. The scallion pancakes were perfectly crispy on the outside and a little doughy on the inside - had plenty of scallions. I was impressed that they had Xiao Long Bao because I had not really seen it outside of major cities' Chinatowns.

          For entrees we had beef with bamboo shoots and shitake mushrooms and the spicy chicken. They were both yummy. The spicy chicken was actually spicy, but I wish they had added at least one vegetable to the dish - it was pure chicken.

          It was my first time, and I would definitely go back again!

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            irishguy RE: jandj Nov 20, 2007 12:33 PM

            Eat there for lunch at least twice a month, always great. A little more than your typical take out place, but worth it. They also deliver now as well. I understand that the owners of Al Forno are regulars.

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