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Laksa in San Francisco?

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atanger Jun 18, 2012 02:51 PM

Had this wonderful dish in Honolulu's Chinatown, would like to know if there's a place in the City.

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  1. possumspice RE: atanger Jun 18, 2012 04:02 PM

    Lime Tree SF has a version. It's not bad, though I'd prefer a tangier version. Get the roti paratha if you go.

    Oh, and I should mention that it's technically a special, though it's been available pretty much every time I've gone.

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: atanger Jun 18, 2012 04:11 PM

      Singapore-Malaysian makes a pretty delicate version. I haven't tried Penang Garden's.

      1. huiray RE: atanger Jun 18, 2012 04:16 PM

        What kind? Is it anything like "true-to-regional-form" or a generic nondescript kind?

        A couple of threads that might be of interest:
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/839207
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8332...

        An analogy might be for you to ask where you can find "BBQ" or fried breaded pounded pork/veal. Questions about the myriad varieties would come pouring out, including cross-national and cross-continental styles. ;-)

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