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Where can i find this lovely chinese beef roll in DC area?

echoparkdirt Jan 3, 2014 12:17 PM

My bf is whining about no beef rolls since we moved from LA. Any help?

 
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    foodieX2 Jan 3, 2014 12:18 PM

    I have no idea but those look really good!!! Do you know the chinese name?

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      echoparkdirt Jan 3, 2014 12:34 PM

      Niu rou zhuan bing

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        foodieX2 Jan 3, 2014 12:41 PM

        I am going to be on the look out!

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      Steve Jan 3, 2014 12:58 PM

      Had them this summer at Noodle 101 Express in the SGV, so I know what you're talking about. Have not seen them here at all.

      By the way, they do have niu rou bing (like what they make at Beijing Pie House) at A&J in Annandale VA and Rockville, MD. Smaller, no choice of ingredients, and not quite as good, but still an excellent thing to eat.. But it's not the same as what you are looking for.

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        AubWah Jan 4, 2014 12:21 PM

        I Agree try A & J in Rockville

        1. DanielK Jan 4, 2014 05:14 PM

          I think I recall seeing this at Bob's Shanghai in Rockville (the soup dumpling place, not Bob's Noodle across the street.)

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            Steve Jan 4, 2014 05:58 PM

            They do indeed have something called beef and scallion roll at Bob's Shanghai, which is similar. I see from a photo on their Facebook page as well as a Yelp photo that it is stuffed with lettuce (?), and I am noir sure if there is a sauce. Also does not look as big as the beef rolls in Los Angeles.

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              KWagle Jan 5, 2014 02:53 AM

              I've had those at Taiwanese restaurants in the Boston area (we have a glut of those up here.) Do you know of any good Taiwanese options in the DC area? I can't think of any right now other than A&J. They're sometimes called "beef and scallion pancakes" up here, and the late lamented Wisteria called them "beef spins."

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