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Jun 6, 2008 07:28 AM

Durian Milkshake

Anybody know where to get a good one?

I heard Spice King on Comm. Ave has them.
Anywhere good in Chinatown?

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    1. I've had a good one at Xinh Xinh in CTown

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      1. re: Food4Thought

        Whoa! They make shakes out of these things? I think even Bear Grylls would pass on one. You folks have some adventurous taste buds

        1. re: BiscuitBoy

          Not bad actually. From a can most likely so not as pungent.The ice must dull the smell.

      2. Mittapheap, 877 Western Ave, Lynn MA 781-477-6045.

        1. I forget the name of the well-loved bahn mi place in the Comm Ave Super 88 food court, but you can get one there. Dunno if it's good-in-style, because I've only tried the one.

          1. Pho Pasteur in Chinatown has them. Avoid ordering one "to go." Once I ordered one to go and proceeded to go shopping in Downtown. I actually got booted out of one store. How Andrew Zimmern can eat tree worms but not durian escapes me.

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            1. re: FoolForFood

              What? Really?
              The stink can't be as powerful as the fruit, can it?

              1. re: Oldscholar

                I think most places throw frozen durian into the blender, so yes, the shake will be as overwhelming as the fruit. You might not notice the raunchy smell - but the people around you will.