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Hopefulone Sep 8, 2010 05:08 PM

Taking out of town guests to Rangoon for dinner and wonder what your favorites are there.

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    Buckethead RE: Hopefulone Sep 8, 2010 05:16 PM

    Thousand-layer bread
    firecracker lentil fritters
    Rangoon house noodle

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      barryg RE: Hopefulone Sep 8, 2010 05:23 PM

      Coincidentally, I am going to Rangoon this weekend and started searching the boards for recs. I found this thread from the old PA board that should help you out:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/664637

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        Buckethead RE: barryg Sep 8, 2010 05:29 PM

        Have you been there before?

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          barryg RE: Buckethead Sep 8, 2010 06:00 PM

          Yes, once, and I liked it. But going with a vegetarian this time so wanted to brush up on that aspect of the menu and try some different things.

          I had the thousand layer bread and lentil fritters and second your recommendations of both.

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            rabidog RE: barryg Sep 8, 2010 06:35 PM

            DEFinitely the firecracker lentil fritters.

            also, do not miss the dessert that is coconut milk, tapiocas, and other sweet & white jelly things. delicious.

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              Seeker19104 RE: rabidog Sep 8, 2010 08:36 PM

              I'm partial to the tea leaf salad.

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                spyturtle008 RE: Seeker19104 Sep 9, 2010 05:48 AM

                My partner and I are vegetarian, and we always order the thousand layer bread and the firecracker lentil fritters. I always get the jungle tofu for my entree. Good stuff.

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        PhillyA RE: Hopefulone Sep 8, 2010 08:47 PM

        All of it.

        Lately, though, I've really enjoyed the Basil chicken (and the Basil noodles), the jungle chicken, the coconut galanga soup, and the Ginger salad.

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          jaba RE: Hopefulone Sep 9, 2010 12:18 PM

          It's going to sound pedestrian, but their Kung Pao tofu is awesome. They get a nice caramelization on the tofu.

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            Hungryin theBurbs RE: jaba Sep 9, 2010 12:56 PM

            All the kung pao dishes are great. It's not exactly the same as Chinese kung pao. I love the kung pao shrimp.

            Other things I love: spring ginger salad, festival fish noodle soup, night market noodles; ribs.

          2. thehungrything RE: Hopefulone Sep 9, 2010 02:19 PM

            Spring Ginger Salad, Glass Noodle and Potato Salad, Spicy Squid Salad, Chicken Keema

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              Hungryin theBurbs RE: thehungrything Sep 9, 2010 03:09 PM

              Oh yeah, the spicy squid salad is great, as is the burmese tofu salad.

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              phillyjazz RE: Hopefulone Sep 10, 2010 11:49 AM

              Thousand Layer Bread ... several orders .. then anything else.

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