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Jan 27, 2008 07:49 PM

Seattle: Great Vietnamese?

Hi Hounds -

My mom wants to do a fun, 10-person dinner the night before Chinese New Year. Any suggestions for a great Vietnamese place? We'd like something that is beloved by the local Vietnamese community. Suggest away!



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      1. Read the many, many threads on Tamarind Tree and Green Leaf. GL is probably too small for your group, though, so TT is probably your better bet.

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          1. The website is and I just ate there last night. I am going to write a full blog about it shortly, but the food was almost all spot on (we did have an over/precooked shrimp issue. They are clearly trying really hard to make this an awesome place. I reccomend the jasmine blue pearls (like a vietnamese scotch egg: quail egg in pork paste in crispy blue rice) and the baby clams (just a hint of spicy aftertaste. Everything we had was quite good, I will def. be returning.

            Try not to be overwhelmed by the novel they call a menu!