I miss Chinese food dreadfully

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I miss Chinese food dreadfully

Postby beautifulspam » 04 Dec 2007, 12:43

It got so bad yesterday that I cooked pao mian and cracked two raw eggs into it like they do in internet cafes. Please, does anyone know a china town near Blacksburg, Virginia? If it's within a day's drive I may make a day trip for the hot pot and rice sausage.
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Postby redandy » 04 Dec 2007, 23:11

Good luck....I know decent Chinese food can be had in the D.C. area if you know where to look, but that's probably more like a weekend trip from Blacksburg. There is a hot pot place on 355 in Rockville, MD called Bob's 88.
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Postby Huang Guang Chen » 04 Dec 2007, 23:16

I'm in HK and I miss decent Taiwan food! The rice . . . san bei ji . . . the Sichuan . . . zizhu can . . .

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Postby Dragonbones » 04 Dec 2007, 23:22

Sorry, spam! I know how you feel.

Maybe it's time to learn to cook the good stuff yourself? It's not that hard, really. Name a food and we can offer recipes. Sanbeiji isn't tough, fer instance.
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Postby Joesox » 04 Dec 2007, 23:30

Dragonbones wrote:Sanbeiji isn't tough, fer instance.
Reminds me of a joke. Guy is eating kung pao chicken in a Chinese restaurant and calls the waiter to say "This chicken's rubbery!" The waiter says "I'm berry grad you rike it!"


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Postby Huang Guang Chen » 04 Dec 2007, 23:34

Dragonbones wrote:Sorry, spam! I know how you feel.

Maybe it's time to learn to cook the good stuff yourself? It's not that hard, really. Name a food and we can offer recipes. Sanbeiji isn't tough, fer instance.


Well aside from letting her rub Kiwi polish into my suede shoes, what the hell would I do with the maid? Erhm, given the recent rash of outings, and your own sorry record, I suggest you not answer that.

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Postby Mucha Man » 05 Dec 2007, 00:32

BTW, spam, please don't eat raw eggs. It's extremely dangerous. Yeah, they do it here, but out of ignorence. It isn't like the days of Rocky. Modern egg factories are breeding grounds for all kinds of nasty bugs. Cook all eggs thoroughly. No sunny side up. Well done is the only safe option.
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Postby Tyc00n » 05 Dec 2007, 02:11

Except Caviar and turtle eggs.
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Postby sjcma » 05 Dec 2007, 03:04

Muzha Man wrote:BTW, spam, please don't eat raw eggs. It's extremely dangerous. Yeah, they do it here, but out of ignorence. It isn't like the days of Rocky. Modern egg factories are breeding grounds for all kinds of nasty bugs. Cook all eggs thoroughly. No sunny side up. Well done is the only safe option.


But...but...a well done egg as a base for a hotpot sauce just doesn't taste quite the same....
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Postby ac_dropout » 05 Dec 2007, 05:27

Yeah the sha-cha bbq sauce will kill all the germs in the raw egg. Consult a Chinese medical doctor and they will turn a blind eye to say the least.

Which reminds me, I once went to an all you can eat hot-pot place, but they charged extra for the sha-cha bbq sauce. That's outrageous. It would be like an all you can eat hot-dog place charging extra for the ketchup.

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