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Old 1st September 2009, 19:09   #16
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trying out different places in Lex Ave or Jackson Heights for some kebabs and Biryani ?
In Lex Avenue, DO TRY Haandi on 27th. Amazing Pakistani food.
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Such a stereotypical comment, gautam
Such a stereotypical response. but it got the action going no ?
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DO TRY Haandi on 27th
Used to be a regular there. but stopped going after an incident happened.
I am not sure if it is wise to post about it on public forum.
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and Tangra has some of the 'slurp' Chinese restaurants serving mouth-watering delicacies - Most of them owned by Chinese families living there for ages.
The owner's of this Tangra restaurant we're talking about come from the same are you mentioned. Excellent food.

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I'm up for tangra. been trying to get my wife to go, but if she won't go I will go with you guys. then I can crow at her about all the mazaa I had.
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Have been to Brick lane curry house. It disappointed bigtime. Dishes were barely ordinary. Any particular dish you recommend?
I won't be around this coming weekend - going off to Boston, but in any case you guys should definitely try it out.
Regarding Brick Lane, I was happy with most of their dishes - no special recommendations as such.

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I won't be around this coming weekend - going off to Boston
I am also not around this weekend. Lets plan sometime next week.
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Heard good things from Thangra masala. Wasn't able to make it on this trip. Too much traffic after 59th st bridge.

Went to a place called Meskerem Ethiopian restaurant in Manhattan which is a few blocks west of Times square. Food is v similar to Indian. The chicken curry is to die for.

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Yeah.Have been there.
There is a very small Tibetan place also, somewhere on 9th and 3rd ave. I like that a lot too. Very similar to Indian taste.
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I went to tangra in queens for lunch this past friday and I am sorry to say that it was a MASSIVE disappointment.

the machow soup was superb, the hot and sour soup was good by american standards but not worthwhile otherwise, and the sweet corn soup was not indian at all because the corn was so sweet it was like the soup had sugar in t.

the main course, the crab in tangra masala crab was excellent, but the prawn dish in chilli sauce was ordinary and completely forgettable. the goat in chilli sauce was absolute crap. the meat was undercooked and the sauce was very bad.

and the steamed rice served with the meal was bad overcooked jasmine rice and not good basmati rice.

This means, 33% of the food was good, 33% was ok by american standards and bad by indian standards, and 33% was crap by any standard.

Overall, a poor expereince, especially for a restaurant claiming to be special indian chinese. I am never going back again on my own. the only way I'll end up back there if people I want to hang out with are going and I just tag along for the company.

a major major disappointment, I am sorry to say. Heck indo munch, which isn't very good was better than tangra.

sorry guys.

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Hmm...I have had pretty OK experience with tangra so far.

harbir,
May be you should try nanking at Exchange Place in Jersey City. Just across the Hudson. I like it better than Tangra.
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