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Which chinese restaurant serves crispy noodles that look like this?

I still like that chicken, but I've found some other items I used to really like, like their hot and sour soup, to be inconsistent (sometimes with big viscous pieces of undissolved corn starch in it), and I might be wrong, but I think their food has gotten more aggressively greasy over the years.

about 20 hours ago
Pan in Manhattan

Which chinese restaurant serves crispy noodles that look like this?

I never go to the one on Bowery. Every time I've been in the original location of Congee Village, the customers have been at least half Chinese, but usually more than that, and when I call for delivery, the counterwoman always answers in Chinese, not English.

about 22 hours ago
Pan in Manhattan

Malaysian in Flushing?

I never went there. Perhaps I missed out.

about 22 hours ago
Pan in Outer Boroughs

Malaysian in Flushing?

Where was Happy Joy?

1 day ago
Pan in Outer Boroughs

Which chinese restaurant serves crispy noodles that look like this?

I don't recall Congee Village having them, though I haven't been there too recently. Restaurants that serve a primarily Chinese clientele, like Congee Village does, generally don't serve these.

1 day ago
Pan in Manhattan
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Malaysian in Flushing?

What is mouse tail noodle soup? Do you know the Malay name for it, because I don't recognize the English name. Sup ekor tikus? Sounds all wrong. :-)

1 day ago
Pan in Outer Boroughs

Bada Story – Great Korean Hwe (Sashimi) In Flushing

Including drinks? Does that mean soju?

1 day ago
Pan in Outer Boroughs

Great Restaurant for Group of 18 in NYC

Let's put it this way: The Meskerem location at W. 47 St. used to be my favorite Ethiopian restaurant in New York, and Zoma is much better. I haven't been to Ghenet.

1 day ago
Pan in Manhattan

4 days in midtown NY - where to eat?

Chettinad is a style of cooking, which Anjappar does. I haven't tried Chola.

2 days ago
Pan in Manhattan

Shu Han Ju - New Szechuan at 6th Ave. and 11th St.

Oh, I see.

2 days ago
Pan in Manhattan
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Group dinner recommendation for 18 yr old birthday

Otto, perhaps.

2 days ago
Pan in Manhattan

Shu Han Ju - New Szechuan at 6th Ave. and 11th St.

That they sell their chili paste really perked up my ears. What kind of container do they use and how much do they charge?

Jan 28, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

4 days in midtown NY - where to eat?

I was very disappointed with Bhatti the last time I went there - very one-note. In that neighborhood, I really like Anjappar, a Chettinad restaurant.

Jan 28, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

4 days in midtown NY - where to eat?

There's been loads of coverage of Japanese food on these boards. My girlfriend and I went to Kyo Ya for kaiseki a few years ago, and it was one of the better meals I've had in New York; from what people have posted, they're as good as ever. If you want sushi or sashimi, search this board using those terms, and you'll see some lively discussions, in some cases with photos. If you do choose to go to Kyo Ya, make sure to get reservations and request kaiseki. We had the 10-course dinner, which I recommend.

On another note, if you decide not to travel far, you'll be close to Yakitori Totto, which is delicious but popular, so if you should choose to go there, make sure you get there before opening time (5:30).

Before people give you advice about other cuisines, we should establish what Philadelphia is strong in. Italian food, as I recall. What else? And also, where have you eaten during past trips to New York?

Jan 27, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

4 days in midtown NY - where to eat?

Enjoy your performance and your stay in New York!

However, for advice on where to eat, you should try to be more specific. For example, will your rehearsal and performance schedule allow you to take the subway to different parts of Manhattan, or would you rather stay in Midtown? Where is your hotel (presumably within walking distance of Carnegie Hall)?

Also, I see that you are very broadminded, but are there particular cuisines that you especially like?

Jan 26, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Filipino restaurant near 53rd and Sixth

Yes, they have been open.

Jan 26, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop now open (11th ave and 44th St). Ivan Ramen's 50 seat LES flagship will open January

Is "Gotham West" a new name developers and real estate agents have given to far west Midtown below 42 St.?

Jan 25, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Long lost Curry Hill

Hmmm...So I may have lucked out. I didn't find anything crazy oily, like Curry in a Hurry was years ago when I last went there.

Jan 25, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Filipino restaurant near 53rd and Sixth

Limited menu, though, as of the last time I went.

Jan 25, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Where should i go for my 17th birthday?

What day of the week is your birthday? That's a relevant question because many places are slammed on weekends. I'll tell you, though, that I'd like to recommend Momofuku Ssam Bar, but though you might not spend more than $40/person, you could also easily spend $60/person or more there and I think it would stretch your budget a bit. I do have another idea for you, though: What about Cafe Katja on the Lower East Side? They're a very good Austrian restaurant with a festive atmosphere that won't stretch your budget: http://cafekatja.com/

Happy Birthday!

Jan 25, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Long lost Curry Hill

I had a late dinner (kind of a second dinner, as an earlier dinner at Cafe Mogador was my first meal of the day) at Haandi, so I did a search to see what the most recent thread covering the place was. As Ttrockwood says, it truly is no frills: You wait on line, tell the counterman what you want, and if you tell him you're having it to stay, he says "Sit down. I'll bring it to you." Then, after you finish eating, you wait on line again and pay the counterman. I got a single beef kebab and an order of a dish of okra and onions, accompanied by a plate of basmati rice. The food was delicious. Yes, this is everyday food of its style, but it's damn good everyday food, way tastier than the norm in New York, that reminded me a bit of the spicy (spicier, actually) Northern Indian Muslim food I used to get in equally no-frills places in Malaysia. It was cheap, too: Just $12 for my food. And the counterman was nice, to boot.

Jan 25, 2015
Pan in Manhattan
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Plant Love House Another Personal Thai Food Spot

I also initially thought wewwew was saying s/he was trading bowl problems for relief from the cold.

Jan 23, 2015
Pan in Outer Boroughs

Plant Love House Another Personal Thai Food Spot

Thanks for the report, but you have some strange typos in this post. It took me most of the way through to realize that you consistently typed "bowel" when you meant "bowl," and I can only imagine that "perverted mustard greens" were actually preserved.

Jan 23, 2015
Pan in Outer Boroughs

Where is the best kosher food in Manhattan?

I haven't had better matzo ball soup in a restaurant than 2nd Av. Deli. Go and enjoy!

Jan 23, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Where is the best kosher food in Manhattan?

Yes it is, though they are open on the Sabbath, which is a deal-breaker for many observant Jews. But yes, they are kosher.

Jan 23, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Where is the best kosher food in Manhattan?

Katz's is not kosher and neither is Carnegie Deli (I did a search for "carnegie deli reuben" and got results - kashrut doesn't allow meat to be mixed with dairy). Do you want kosher food or just Jewish food?

Jan 23, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Solo dining: late lunch in midtown, bar seating preferred. Recs?

By the way, sorry for calling you "he" above.

Jan 21, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

vegan-friendly in Financial District SIT-DOWN

What's vegan at Despaña? I consider them best for cured meats and cheese but haven't tried everything there yet. Also, it's not in or close to the Financial District.

Jan 21, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Red & Gold Boil on St. Marks

Thanks for the report. I've been planning to go ever since they told me they were half price for the winter, and I saw a good Village Voice review of them in their window.

Jan 21, 2015
Pan in Manhattan

Chiu Hong Bakery – A Hidden Gem In Chinatown

So you think the opening of Chinatown-style Chinese stores and restaurants north of Delancey Street is not continuing?

Jan 20, 2015
Pan in Manhattan