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Sep 20, 2012 03:14 PM

Hunan Taste Coming to Towson

Hunan Taste has been on my to-try list for quite some time. I was checking out the menu and pleasantly surprised to see that they are planning a new restaurant at 503 York Rd. It is supposed to be open by the end of November.

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  1. Wow that is wonderful news. Haven't been for quite a while as I don't get out that way!

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    1. re: crosby_p

      crosby--what would you recommend ordering at the Rolling Road location? I viewed their menu and it is beyond huge. I suspect that I would probably order from the American portion of the menu--but I can be adventurous--as long as the cuisine/dish is not hot/spicey. Also, does HT serve wine? FoiGras

      1. re: FoiGras

        The last time I was there was before gas prices started shooting up so it's been a while. I had the pork belly dish...I love spicy but you can order as you wish. At that time they did not serve alcohol but there is a liquor store across across Rolling in the Walmart parking lot...

        1. re: crosby_p

          thanks so much crosby for your reply--I LOVE PORK BELLY--I can't wait to go to HT and order it--thanks for informing me that I can order it without intense spice. A tiny "kiick" would be okay. I am probably the only Baltimore born person who loves steamed crabs, but rinses some of the seasoning off prior to chowing down--I want to taste the crab sweet meat--and I love the "mustard." also--okay, don't crab mallet me down--I drink wine or a rum flavored drink with my CRABS--no beer for me. Guess I'm a freak and not a true Baltimorean crab eater. A perfect meal--steamed crabs--a cup of Maryland crab soup with the claws in the soup--grilled corn on the cob--buttermilk biscuits with butter and to dip in the soup--my Mom's baked shells with cheddar cheese, butter, oregano and tomato-paste based sauce--sweet, thick sauce and creamy sharp cheese. Some of the cheddar cheese slices on the top of the shells, then broiled a few minutes--OMG. Perfect meal---Berger's cookies and strawberry shortcake for dessert--then the ER--heat attack--okay--hopefully not.

          Sorry to get off track. I just can't wait to go to HT and get that pork belly---it is not a commonly available dish in any of the local restaurants. FoiGras

    2. That's great news since we live 15 minutes down York road!

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      1. re: kukubura

        Errr remind me to make sure I have the schedule of frat-sponsored event at the Recher across the street before I head up there for dinner!

        1. Not much of an isn't open yet. We wondered about it for Christmas and called the Catonsville location. The man who answered the phone wasn't very forthcoming, but he confirmed the Towson location had not opened.

          1. Any news? I keep meaning to swing by but I haven't been around there...

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            1. re: kukubura

              I stopped by there two weeks ago to look at the whiteboard (which was not even interesting enough to take a picture of) and asked about the other two locations. They said they hadn't opened yet, and seemed to indicate it would be a couple more months at least.

              1. re: KWagle

                I have driven by the location mentioned on their web site recently, and see no sign of work there. I haven't been able to get a good look as I haven't actually walked by, but from a distance it looks totally empty, with a pile of debris on the floor. I really do hope the plan is still on. I work right down the street and would probably eat there weekly. At this point, I'm not optimistic.