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Cheong Fun anyone?

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Skillet Licker Jan 17, 2008 04:45 AM

Looking for a commendable version of this great dish I thrilled on at the Singapore and Malaysia hawker centers.

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    censorone Jan 17, 2008 08:00 AM

    how was it served? there are two street carts i know of that serve cheong fun (rolled rice noodle / crepe) steamed with a soy, peanut, hot sauce. on the corner of east broadway by the food market and on grand & bowery.

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      randumbposter Jan 17, 2008 08:12 AM

      There's a guy i think on hester and elizabeth next to the supermarket that used to make it fresh. He'd pour the cheong fun batter on a griddle and heat it up. Very tasty. Not sure if he's still around.

      Otherwise u can stick to the other carts. I usually add meats to my cheong fun. Curry fish balls or curry squid or beef stew.

      XO kitchen on hester also serves it with spare ribs and a variety of meats. The carts are cheaper.

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        DarthEater Jan 17, 2008 08:20 AM

        There is a store that makes it fresh by sunkist bakery on east broadway. You select your ingredients and they pour the batter onto a steamer rack.

        I had mine with scallion and dried shrimp. They also have pork, beef(too mild), lop churn, corn, and fishballs.

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          randumbposter Jan 17, 2008 08:27 AM

          good to know. I drop by next time I'm in the area. Sounds fantastic.

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            Skillet Licker Jan 17, 2008 07:01 PM

            thanks for the replies. the place I tried called it "chee" cheong fun - anyone know what that means?

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              censorone Jan 22, 2008 09:24 AM

              i think "chee" means "sticky" rolled rice noodle

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