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il davis Dec 17, 2008 05:06 PM

We are attending a college BBall game at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa during the first week in January. Looking for some good chowhound recommendations prior to the game.

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    cgcollins RE: il davis Dec 18, 2008 06:07 PM

    indian food: Angithi on Fowler or even The Taj, they both have buffets for lunch but I find the Taj to be more spicy so it depends what you like.
    Veit food: Trang VIet also on fowler
    Jamaican food: Jerk Hut on Fowler

    These are places that are delicious and also affordable. They're also right around the USF area.

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      rhnault RE: cgcollins Dec 19, 2008 04:45 AM

      I concur. These are the 3 best places on Fowler IMO!

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        andy huse RE: rhnault Dec 19, 2008 07:12 AM

        i would also throw in Pho Quyen on Fowler and Chopstix on Fletcher.

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      gfr1111 RE: il davis Dec 19, 2008 01:33 PM

      I recommend Ho Ho Choy on Fletcher in the same strip mall as Chopstix, for dim sum.

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        il davis RE: il davis Dec 19, 2008 03:16 PM

        Is the dim sum at Ho Ho Choy served from carts or from the menu?

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          rikkikm RE: il davis Jan 15, 2009 08:25 AM

          from the menu- but Chopstix is in the same plaza and seems to be getting good reviews on their dim sum.

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            rhnault RE: rikkikm Jan 15, 2009 10:48 AM

            But Chopstix also has no cart.

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              andy huse RE: rhnault Jan 15, 2009 02:50 PM

              who cares? all the hot items just get cold on the carts. and they have a live shrimp tank. try the little buggers in the lo mein.

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                rhnault RE: andy huse Jan 15, 2009 03:23 PM

                I don't care. I thought the OP did. I can honestly say I have never had dim sum from a cart.

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                  WStampa RE: rhnault Jan 16, 2009 11:11 AM

                  If you are looking for Dim Sum on a cart, go to TC Choy's Asian Bistro on S. Howard Ave. Tampa.

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                    andy huse RE: WStampa Jan 19, 2009 09:36 PM

                    They always arrived cold on the cart at TC Choy's, at least for me.

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