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Vietnam Palace tonight, any suggestions?

FrancisdeR May 11, 2012 07:52 AM

We are working our way through the better Chinatown restaurants, and VP is on the docket tonight.

When we went to Rangoon a few months ago, we did very well with a suggestion (from this board) of the thousand layer bread. Thanks to whoever made that suggestion.

So, we are trying again. Are there any standouts at VP that anyone would like to share. TIA

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    Buckethead RE: FrancisdeR May 11, 2012 08:00 AM

    I'm not a big fan of Vietnam Palace but I did like their stuffed grape leaves. I much prefer Le Viet, just north of Washington Ave. on 11th st.

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      cwdonald RE: Buckethead May 11, 2012 08:12 AM

      +1 for the grape leaves, and I like the charbroiled squid there. The summer rolls are good there as well.

      On the negative side do not order the Pho. It is not a strength there.

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        mookleknuck RE: Buckethead May 11, 2012 11:58 AM

        Another +1 for Le Viet. Their claypot rice is very reliable!

      2. sockii RE: FrancisdeR May 11, 2012 12:56 PM

        I ****love**** VP - it's one of my favorites in Chinatown. The Vermicelli Combo is my go-to dish and you get the grape leaves are on that, along with Charbroiled chicken, shrimp, meatballs and spring roll. Their spring rolls are great, and also the fresh tofu rolls with my vegetarian friends always get. My SO loves the Crepe stuffed with shrimp, chicken, bean sprout & onions.

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          FrancisdeR RE: sockii May 11, 2012 05:49 PM

          Thanks to all for your advice. We did try, among other things, the stuffed crepe and the stuffed grape leaves, both of which were much appreciated by the group (we shared everything). Overall, an enjoyable meal.

          Francis

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