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Hainen Chicken Rice down in Silicon Valley?

zerograv Sep 26, 2008 09:08 PM

There must be places in the Silicon Valley. Recommendations anyone?

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    escog Sep 26, 2008 10:41 PM

    Well, there's Langkawi Malaysian Cuisine in San Mateo. However, their Hainan Chicken Rice didn't taste like the version I got in Singapore. The rice was a different color, and had different spices I believe. Not bad - just different.


    1. Xiao Yang Sep 26, 2008 10:52 PM

      Straits Cafe might have it at their San Jose outlet. They do in SF at their Westfield Branch.

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        kc72 Sep 26, 2008 11:18 PM

        Try Saigon Seafood, I believe their Richmond location used to serve it.

        Hong Kong Saigon Sea Food Harbor Restaurant
        1135 N Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale, CA

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          danielmaung Oct 1, 2008 06:00 PM

          The chicken rice at HK Saigon can be great when they cook the chicken just right - the chicken is tender and almost silky. I've had the chicken rice there about two dozen times and the chicken is overcooked about 60% of the time.

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          smlee Sep 29, 2008 11:59 PM

          Layang Layang in SJ (near Cupertino) might have it. I've heard from friends that are Singaporean that the restaurant is pretty good/authentic.


          Layang Layang
          1480 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129

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