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Looking for hybrid-not fusion- restaurants!

Fusion's huge, but I'm trying to find restaurants that instead of combining the two cuisines or flavors in each dish, serve individual dishes side by side. For example, I can get sushi, or I can go with the full-fledged Italian pasta carbonara.

Any ideas?

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  1. Mussolini invaded Ethiopia, so there is a history of Italian food eaten there. There are a few Ethiopian restaurants near Washington, DC that serve both cuisines, side by side.

      1. Just about every restaurant on the Treasure Coast of Florida that serves cuisine from Asia is a hybrid: Thai/Japanese/Chinese, or Thai/Vietnamese/Sushi, or Japanese/Thai/Chinese. And there is even an Indian/Greek restaurant locally.

        These hybrid restaurants do nothing well. I have more confidence in a restaurant that specializes in one cuisine than one that tries to please all the people all the time.

        1. In Qu├ębec (the province), we have a ton of restaurants with mixed menus

          Italian-Canadian (red sauce spag & pizza)
          Chinese-Canadian (short-ribs, chowmein, ... )
          Greek-Canadian (souvlaki, ...)

          Don't know what canadian food it, but I assume it involves frozen food that can be fried...

          1. is this just a general query about the state of restaurant dining, or are you looking in a particular city or region? because if you want recommendations for your area, you should post this on your local board.

            ETA: but in the meantime, there's a restaurant in Encinitas, CA - a neighborhood in the North County area of San Diego - called Chinatown Grissini...they serve Chinese and Italian cuisines.

            1. My favourite combination - if only for the sheer weirdness of it - is a restaurant in Toronto called Hungary Thai. It prepares neither cuisine particularly well, but I find the whole idea hilarious.

              1. In miami beach we have a place called Cubi-Thai owned by a Cuban guy and his Thai wife, they have both menus. Thai is ok, Cuban not so much...

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                1. re: miami_african

                  And up in the Panhandle, they've got Thai-Southern BBQ with a couple of Cuban dishes


                  There's also a Korean-Cajun sports bar, but I can't find a web site for it.

                2. Kind of like the Long john Silvers/Kentucky Fried Chicken combos? ha!