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Jul 17, 2012 11:41 AM

Macanese cuisine in Greater Boston? Also, Corner Mall, DTX

I ask because I just had a pork chop sandwich from the Casserole Cafe in the Corner Mall food court in DTX, and discovered the owners are from Macau. Pretty good sandwich for $3.99, though I suspect the original would be a different kind of pork chop (this seemed like a factory-made battered cutlet) on a different kind of bun (this was toasted white bread). With mayo, butter, and iceberg lettuce. Decent iced milk (black) tea.

I don't think I've ever wandered into that food court; I wonder if Hounds know of any other potential novelties in there.

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  1. Have not been in a while, but the sushi joint seems to do bang-up business at lunchtime with good turnover on the rolls, and turnover is always a good thing, if you know what I mean.

    1. Probably your best bet for an "original" style pork chop bun would be the one on the menu at Cafe de Lulu, though I haven't had it there. They have the necessary ingredients (HK style sandwich menu, deep-fried five spice pork chop). Shouldn't have mayo or lettuce. Then go to Great Taste for a Portuguese tart that's nothing like Lord Stow's, but in a good way.

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      1. re: Luther

        I've tried to go to Cafe de Lulu twice, and both times was so completely ignored by staff that I left before ordering anything. I've been eating in Chinatown Boston for 30 years and have never ever goitten the deep freeze I experienced there. Needless to say, I won't be going back to try again.

          1. re: passing thru

            a sadly relevant username, you have!

            1. re: Luther

              I can't stop laughing....I'm crying now...