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PamG Jan 20, 2010 12:17 PM

Looking for restaurants that offer bitter melon on the menu. Indian, Chinese, anything goes. Thanks!

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    Geo8rge Jan 23, 2010 11:38 AM

    Ask at your local Chinese restaurant, assuming they have a Chinese customers. They usually do not advertise it on the menu as non Chinese customers that order it usually do not like it.

    1. Joe MacBu Jan 23, 2010 11:35 PM

      I recall seeing it at Mustang Thakali Kitchen, listed as karela.

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      Mustang Thakali Kitchen
      74-14 37th Ave, Queens, NY 11372

      1. Joe MacBu Jan 29, 2010 09:38 AM

        It's available at Bei Gang.

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/601902
        http://www.chubbychinesegirl.com/2009...

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        Main Street Imperial Taiwanese Gourmet
        59-14 Main St, Queens, NY 11355

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          burton Jan 29, 2010 10:17 AM

          Love the karela at Ghoroa on Hillside in Jamaica Queens. Haven't found anything else quite like it (so far at least). Give it a try if you can.

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            PamG Jan 31, 2010 12:46 PM

            Thanks all. This is so helpful.

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