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Local restos - which ones make more in-house vs. sourcing out ?

LotusRapper Jan 14, 2014 12:00 PM

This may be a rhetorical Q as we may never find out the truth or statistics. But in a different thread where I brought up the local phenomenon of "McDim Sum" in lots of big and small Chinese restos throughout Metro V and cited these two reads:

http://www.goingmobo.com/for-the-love...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world...

That got me thinking about our backyard and how do the popular and well-reputed restos *might* (rhetorical) rank in terms of creating foods in-house vs. sourcing out.

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  1. LotusRapper RE: LotusRapper Jan 14, 2014 12:51 PM

    OMG, beef rolls by GFS !

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIQhW...

    [now forever to cast a suspicious eye at GFS trucks parked behind Northern Chinese/Taiwanese restos]

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      quddous RE: LotusRapper Jan 17, 2014 12:29 PM

      Funny. That looks better than most of the ones I've had.

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        dustthouart RE: LotusRapper Jan 17, 2014 06:15 PM

        Am I missing something? I watched the video and it seems like it's just a video recipe to make the dough from scratch, with suggestions about making in bulk and freezing/refrigerating. Does GFS sell the beef etc pre-made or something? Just based on this video, it doesn't seem nefarious...

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