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Renete Aug 12, 2011 08:05 PM

Someone mentioned to me that there is a chinese restaurant in DDO that is selling egg roll with burnt ends they are just like the ones they used to sell at Bill Wongs - they are small eggrolls. Does anyone know which restaurant it is?
Thanks.

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    celfie RE: Renete Aug 12, 2011 08:14 PM

    ya i can't remember the name but it is the buffet on des sources beside the old bourbon st w. i think they sell them frozen. they also do catering.

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      MikeyMadness RE: celfie Aug 12, 2011 08:30 PM

      Pavillon Wong.

      Haven't been there in a while, used to be pretty good for buffet until the previous owners sold a couple of years ago. With any luck they've gotten better. It is (or at least used to be) the place that sells small open ended egg rolls that are fried up crispy.

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        celfie RE: MikeyMadness Aug 12, 2011 08:40 PM

        i last had the eggrolls 1 yr ago and they were really good.

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          fredmir RE: celfie Aug 12, 2011 08:45 PM

          On Luck des sources has these eggs rolls,homemade

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          On Luck Restaurant
          1701 Boul Des Sources, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R5A2, CA

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            jonhall RE: fredmir Aug 13, 2011 07:59 AM

            How is On Luck? I always saw it as being similar to the Chinese place on Sources and Gouin; open for years but I don't know anyone who has ever been.

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              fredmir RE: jonhall Aug 13, 2011 09:07 AM

              It`s a small buffet. very good won ton soup
              It`s heavy with the MSG. Food pretty good

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                Haggisboy RE: jonhall Aug 13, 2011 10:41 AM

                That Chinese resto on Sources and Gouin would be Li-Chee Gardens. I've lived in Pierrefonds, not far from that place, for over a decade, and drive by it all the time. I've NEVER once seen cars parked in the lot. Several years ago I mustered up the courage to go in there for takeout. What an experience. The Montreal Mirror wrote them up a while back. It's an interesting read which you can find at the link below.

                http://www.montrealmirror.com/ARCHIVE...

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                  celfie RE: Haggisboy Aug 13, 2011 10:54 AM

                  i guess she must live there
                  when we were in high school we would dare each other to go knock on the door
                  would you suggest a visit even today?

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                    Haggisboy RE: celfie Aug 13, 2011 11:05 AM

                    Why not. At the very least it would make for an interesting story.

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                    MikeyMadness RE: Haggisboy Aug 13, 2011 08:12 PM

                    Actually, On Luck used to be in the strip mall where Shahi Palace and Pushap are, across the street from Jean Coutu. Back then there was a Van Horne Bagel there too, I miss that place.

                    For whatever reason, On Luck moved to it's current location by the airport, many years ago.

                    In the late 70's or so, my neighbour used to order take out from Li-Chee all the time. Other than that, and the movie that was filmed at Riverdale, I've rarely seen anybody there.

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                      celfie RE: MikeyMadness Aug 13, 2011 08:35 PM

                      Li-Chee could easily be featured on this american life (if this was america) because of the mystique and terror that place evokes. I'd be curious to learn its story - too bad the mirror didn't tease it out. Truth be told, I've always wanted to go inside and it just might be time.

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                        Haggisboy RE: MikeyMadness Aug 14, 2011 04:36 AM

                        Ok, now you've got me curious. Are you hinting that the movie that was shot at Riverdale High used the Li-Chee as a set? If so, what was this movie's title?

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                          celfie RE: Haggisboy Aug 14, 2011 07:43 AM

                          heartbreak high

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                            MikeyMadness RE: celfie Aug 15, 2011 10:03 PM

                            It was re-released under the name "The Kinky Coaches and the Pom Pom Pussycats", or vice versa. That was in the States. In Canada it was called "Crunch". At least that's how I remember it.

                            Li-Chee and Luna were both used as locations. They got spruced up - new signs and whatnot just for the occasion.

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              Renete RE: celfie Aug 13, 2011 03:36 PM

              You said the old bourbon street west...did they move? and if so would you let me know the cross street.
              Thanks,

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                celfie RE: Renete Aug 13, 2011 03:41 PM

                bourbon street is shut down - it's some new bar now
                same location that you are familar with

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                  Shattered RE: celfie Aug 14, 2011 01:58 PM

                  It didn't shut down, it was just renamed Paul Stevens. Why, I dunno. (Especially such a pointless name - not that Bourbon West wasn't a dumb name too... cuz when I think Nah'leans debauchery and culture, I think... Waste Island!)

                  Just a superficial 'rebranding' as far as anyone can tell. Same owners, same nights, same shows, hell same website - old one brings you here: http://paulstevens.ca/

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                saltnpepperwhat RE: celfie Aug 13, 2011 04:01 PM

                what's so special about those eggrolls?

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                  celfie RE: saltnpepperwhat Aug 13, 2011 04:22 PM

                  theyre porky and crispy and chewy

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                    blondee_47 RE: celfie Aug 14, 2011 10:38 AM

                    @Haggisboy that review ricocheted me back to the days when my parents took us out Sunday nite (always a Sunday night) for Chinese food and the water came in colored water jugs...gosh those were good memories cause it wasn't chinese food unless the colored jugs appeared....

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                blondee_47 RE: Renete Aug 14, 2011 10:39 AM

                @Renete...don't forget to tell us if u get them and how they taste....:))

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                  Renete RE: blondee_47 Aug 14, 2011 01:27 PM

                  no problem

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