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Crispy gau gee in the Bay Area?

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lisac71 Dec 15, 2010 11:42 AM

I'm originally from Hawaii and in all my years of living in the Bay Area, crispy gau gee is the one thing I have yet to find out here. I miss having it at family gatherings and since I won't be spending the holidays back in the islands, I am hoping to get some out here to serve with my Christmas Eve dinner. Does anyone know what I'm talking about and where I can find it?

Cheers!
Lisa

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  1. Melanie Wong RE: lisac71 Dec 16, 2010 11:28 AM

    That wasn't something I'd heard of either, so I googled and found this recipe for crispy gau gee with a photo.
    http://estherskitchen.blogspot.com/20...

    Maybe someone else will have seen them.

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      wolfe RE: Melanie Wong Dec 16, 2010 11:38 AM

      It looks and sounds like one of the pasteles from Smart Coffee(Brazilian) in Richmond which I'm afraid is now closed. No ground pork noted on RW abbreviated menu.
      http://www.chow.com/restaurants/91489...

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        Dawgmommy RE: Melanie Wong Dec 19, 2010 01:07 PM

        Thanks, I was wondering what they were also. Looking at the recipe, it doesn't look like it's that hard to make yourself.

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        mikeylikesit RE: lisac71 Dec 17, 2010 05:59 PM

        i lived in hawaii for many years.
        i have never seen gau gee here in the bay area.
        i have never seen oyster sauce chicken over cake noodle either. unfortunately.

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