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sdalton29 Jun 18, 2013 04:10 AM

Who has best in TCs? Currently, it is hard just to find it made with actual pieces of pork. That used to be common but going away fast.

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    stymie Jun 18, 2013 10:49 AM

    I just had a very delightful bowl so seafood hot and sour soup at Pho 83 in Shakopee.

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      Lincster Jun 26, 2013 06:52 PM

      Hey Sty...how is Pho 83 in general? I am occasionally out there for the horses, so I know where it is but have never dropped in.

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        galewskj Jun 26, 2013 09:41 PM

        I'm not stymie, but I work near there. Pho 83 is pretty solid. Good banh mi, decent chinese lunch specials, and some of the "chefs favorites" are a little more unusual and nice. Several places in St. Paul are better, but Pho 83 is definitely good, especially for the area.

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          stymie Jun 27, 2013 01:15 AM

          I go to Pho 83 regularly. Many Asian diners. I really like Quangs, Pho Tau Bay and Que Nha also. Pho 83 make a lemongrass chicken that I love. Grilled pork Bahn Mi is on a par with Quang and Pho Tau Bay. Just tried and loved their Peking Shrimp (they add a little broccoli at my request) (there are Chinese items on the menu. Their roast duck was also very good. A Vietnamese buddy says their grilled beef is excellent. Their Pho is very solid. I am trying to "force" myself to try other things they offer.

      2. Michael Florey Jun 18, 2013 12:36 PM

        The HSS at Grand Shanghai is first rate. Plenty of pork. And it is actually both hot, and sour.

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          Maggie19 Jun 26, 2013 12:41 PM

          Szechuan Spice on S Lyndale... Very sour / hot and sour soup. Really good.

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