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Taiwan Cafe Menu Suggestions

southernwayfarer Feb 18, 2009 08:40 AM

I'm planning on making another trip to Taiwan Cafe and I'm looking for dish suggestions. I'm going with a small group so we can try more things.

I found one recommendation for the Beef with Horn Peppers in the boards. I really enjoyed the Squid with Basil (Three Cups Squid?).

Any other suggestions from Taiwan Cafe fans?

  1. yumyum Feb 18, 2009 08:49 AM

    Lots of reviews if you search. Here's one from DaveMP who enjoyed a super lunch there --> http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/577914

    I like the pork and crab soup dumplings, longhorn peppers with beef, pork chop plate, and the clams with black beans.

    1. galangatron Feb 18, 2009 09:18 AM

      any of the lunch specials and rice plates. there is also a nice braised pork thigh dish listed on the wall

      1. ScubaSteve Feb 18, 2009 11:09 AM

        Soup dumplings (some say their skin is too thick, but we like them a lot)
        jellyfish and spicy pig ears
        beef w/longhorn peppers
        ma po tofu
        pork w/bamboo tip
        eggplant w/basil
        clams w/basil
        saltNpepper shrimps
        and (don't laugh) the sweet and sour chicken, it's actually sour with an excellent fry job.

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        1. re: ScubaSteve
          Matt H Feb 18, 2009 11:23 AM

          I completely agree with the S&S Chicken and Pork, both are delicious.

          Quite a few of my favorites have been mentioned but a couple more are

          Sauteed Eel w/ Yellow Chive
          Beef with Chinese watercress in sa-cha sauce

          Honestly I don't think I've ever had anything I would call bad on that menu and I eat here about once a week.

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          hoolese Feb 18, 2009 12:25 PM

          Scrambled Egg with Beef & tomato over rice.

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