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Jun 2, 2008 05:11 PM

Blue Ginger Lounge

I am heading to the new lounge at Blue Ginger on Thursday night and was wondering if anyone has been there yet, what you thought about it and if you have any suggestions on what to eat.
The website does not have the lounge menu but I heard that it is different then the restaurant.

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  1. I don't think you can go wrong with anything at Blue Ginger. Enjoy!

    1. How was it? Hoping to go there soon and wondering if it worth trying.

          1. re: ScubaSteve

            From the press release announcing the lounge: "The lounge menu will feature Ming's Bings, Chef Tsai's take on the classic Asian street food xian bing, a hockey puck-shaped potsticker traditionally filled with gingered pork."

            1. re: MC Slim JB

              I've become addicted to the bings...they're the Asian equivalent to sliders... the pork, and the duck are the best...Wise to get a double order as they go down VERY easily

        1. My lovely DC and I had dinner at BG a couple of weeks ago after the new lounge had opened. Our meals were fine (I had the pork osso buco) but we felt like we got kicked in the head when the check came.

          Chalked it up to "decent food in the 'burbs costs too much".

          New lounge is nice. They also added three private dining rooms. All three were occupied the night we were there, two with glowing blue PowerPoint presentations being projected.

          Looks like Ming's got himself a nice little business, good for him. For better value I'd head toward the hub.

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          1. re: Carty

            fJust to note, the pork osso buco is actually on the dinning room menu not the lounge menu, hence the dinning room price.

          2. I ended up eating in the dining room after looking at the lounge menu and not finding anything that caught my interest.
            My dining companion and I started with the panko shrimp which had these panko crusted celery sticks with a buffalo sauce and it was amazing. We also had the tuna poke app which was just as good.
            For dinner I ate the Moms 3 Vinegar shrimp which was not as good as I have had in the past. Not sure if it was just my mood but I remember loving it and that night it was just okay.
            My dc had the poussin which she loves and she ate every last bite. I actually gave her my leftovers to take home. I had a couple glasses of wine and she drank a couple mai tais which were very tasty.
            We walked in about 8:30 this past Thursday and there was one table open in the lounge which we decided not to take and they were able to seat us right away in the dining room.
            The bill totaled 150 not including tip which was high but expected and it was almost worth it. The service was great and we had a great time and if they add some more interesting things to the lounge menu then I would consider eating in there.

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            1. re: lulatula

              The lounge menu is a work in progress. I can see how it may not have piqued your interest as many of the items were simply items out of a fryer. Efforts are being made to "up the menu". There is a fresh salmon carpaccio and a grilled shrimp "parfait" that have recently been added.