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scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 06:28 AM

I have reservations for dinner at Blue Ginger (Ming Tsai Restaurant). I am very excited, just wondering if anyone out there has any suggestions. Thanks!

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Blue Ginger
583 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482

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    mkfisher RE: scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 06:31 AM

    The butterfish is excellent

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      Mike5966 RE: mkfisher Jul 15, 2011 09:29 AM

      Agree 100% on the butterfish. I don't know how or why it tastes so good but it was really good. How does he do it? Does anyone know?

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        Isolda RE: Mike5966 Jul 15, 2011 03:15 PM

        The butterfish is yummy, but it's really too bad the three-vinegar shrimp is no longer on the menu, because that was the most delicious dish they made.

        If you have any vegetarians in your party, their (usually single) vegetarian dish is always interesting and very good.

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        lexpatti RE: mkfisher Jul 16, 2011 04:36 AM

        another thumbs up for butterfish....its been a while but remember that was amazing

      3. barleywino RE: scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 06:31 AM

        I recommend the tuna poke on crispy rice cake and the lobster... some of the other dishes can be very good but sometimes inconsistent (duck, lamb, butterfish). avoid the carpaccio.

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          Gabatta RE: scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 06:52 AM

          Foie Gras Shiitake Shumai is a must get.

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            Gordough RE: scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 07:03 AM

            My two top choices have already been mentioned. I almost always get the tuna poke appetizer followed by the butterfish. Can't go wrong with those. My other favorite is the lobster although I had it once and it was too salty which must mean it had a TON of salt because I never think anything is too salty.

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              JoeM RE: Gordough Jul 15, 2011 07:14 AM

              I ate here on Tuesday and also thought it was too salty (and I like salt). Butterfish was fantastic.

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                barleywino RE: JoeM Jul 15, 2011 07:19 AM

                Interesting. last time I had the butterfish it was too watery/ tasteless (zero sake/miso flavor to speak of), although other times it has been good.

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                  teezeetoo RE: barleywino Jul 15, 2011 09:10 AM

                  i love the poussin and the soft shell crab appetizer.

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              scottdrums RE: scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 09:54 AM

              wow thanks for the responses.... I will post again and let all know what I think

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                sallyt RE: scottdrums Jul 15, 2011 01:04 PM

                I was just at BG for lunch today and had an amazing strawberry/rhubarb crisp with cardomom ice cream - get it!

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                  Isolda RE: sallyt Jul 15, 2011 03:16 PM

                  That sounds delicious. You could put cardamom ice cream on a sneaker and I would probably eat it.

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                    sallyt RE: Isolda Jul 16, 2011 04:16 AM

                    Seriously. I was tempted to ask more more ice cream... It was that good.

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                      opinionatedchef RE: sallyt Jul 16, 2011 12:04 PM

                      i'm a cardamom fanatic from way back. hoping/guessing you know about cristina's kulfi ice cream?

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