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Ludo Pops Up in the Triangle

I wasn't that impressed but still enjoyed myself. My brother and I split everything on the menu, and we liked the head cheese, pork belly, and poached egg the best. I liked the bacon creme brulee, but my brother didn't.

I think Chef Ludo spent the week before the event cooking with barbecue masters and trying to figure out how to incorporate those flavors into his food. I think he succeeded, but to me the problem is that those flavors are bold and coarse (I don't mean this as an insult at all), thus inherently contradictory to the subtle flavors that often characterize French cuisine. Not sure if anybody else that went felt this way.

Regardless, we had a great time and got to meet Chef Ludo, who seems like a genuinely cool person that loves people and food.

Mar 25, 2011
mfg in Southeast

New Asian Big Box Grocery in Durham

If they have decent charsiu bao, "pineapple buns", and dan ta (egg tarts), that would be good enough for me.

Mar 07, 2011
mfg in Southeast

Which Sandwhich?

I wonder where the joke rumor came from. A couple owns the restaurant, and the husband is indeed named Hich. Really nice guy. As for which sandwich to get, I always get the regular BLT. Can't bring myself to branch out because it's so good.

Feb 07, 2008
mfg in General South Archive

Triangle: ISO Baby Shower Location

The Weathervane (A Southern Season's restaurant) has a back room that's perfect for this. I've been to a baby shower there, and it was really nice.

Jun 05, 2007
mfg in General South Archive

Favorite cheap eats in Carrboro/CH/Durham?

I finally got around to eating at Los Comales in Durham, and it was as great as everybody says. I had three carne asada tacos for around $5.

Jun 04, 2007
mfg in General South Archive

Chapel HIll: Red Lotus

Has anyone else noticed that everything at Red Lotus tastes sweeter than it should? I went this weekend and had pan-fried gyoza, Chinese ribs, and crispy sesame beef, and every single thing tasted too sweet. Flavors weren't bad though.

Dec 18, 2006
mfg in General South Archive

Carrboro Taco Truck

Thanks for the reply, aldog.

Oct 13, 2006
mfg in General South Archive

Carrboro Taco Truck

Has anybody been to the new taco truck parked right next to Cliff's Meat Market? Is it any good?

Oct 12, 2006
mfg in General South Archive