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Craving something spicey in downtown boston.....

devilham Jun 2, 2011 08:16 AM

I am in the mood for some spice, willing to go as far as chinatown (I am in the west end), any suggestions? Thai, indian, whatever, just something to bring the heat? I had asked this along time ago, and ended up at a korean place next to the uptown cafe on cambridge st., but that place has changed hands, and no longer does that sort of thing. Hurry! Lunch is coming up!!!!

  1. d
    devilham Jun 2, 2011 11:21 AM

    Ended up getting some very mediocre indian at D'Guru on Devonshire.......couldn't reccomend it, as it was just kind of blah, and too expensiver for blah at that. oh well

    D'Guru Restaurant
    185 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110

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    1. re: devilham
      barleywino Jun 2, 2011 11:47 AM

      their shrimp curry is usually good (although not terribly spicy) and their cabbage as well (which is spicier)

      1. re: barleywino
        devilham Jun 2, 2011 04:56 PM

        Yep, should have listened to the board, as barleywino and emannths both seem to have very solid plans that I should have listened to, instead of running out before anyone replied.......ah well. I am intrigued by the Mala broth at Q though, robwat36, could you elaborate?

        1. re: devilham
          southie_chick Jun 2, 2011 07:14 PM

          I got the duck with yellow curry at Siam Bistro when it first opened & it had a nice kick to it. I'm sure they'll make anything there hotter if you ask.

          Siam Bistro
          150 Pearl St, Boston, MA 02129

    2. r
      robwat36 Jun 2, 2011 09:56 AM

      Mala broth at Q on Washington St.

      1. barleywino Jun 2, 2011 08:33 AM

        New Shanghai on Hudson near Kneeland (cumin lamb, chengdu chicken, boiled beef, etc)

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        1. re: barleywino
          emannths Jun 2, 2011 09:02 AM

          Seconded. Another alternative would be some great Vietnamese at Xinh Xinh slathered with hot sauce.

          Xinh Xinh
          7 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111

        2. Bob Dobalina Jun 2, 2011 08:24 AM

          You could try the Asian Bistro truck at Gov't Center and slather on the sriracha or their other hot sauce. The Bon Me truck is there too and you can ask for double secret spicy on the sandwich.

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          1. re: Bob Dobalina
            galangatron Jun 2, 2011 10:24 AM

            i asked for "extra spicy" at bon me and it still wasn't enough

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