Rainbow Cafe was a Vietnamese place with an eye on Cantonese roasts when last ate there with Striperguy many months ago. I don't know if it's changed hands, but the kitchen's now more full-fledged Cantonese.
Snacked on some excellent homemade squid balls -- the minced squid is tender yet retains a shadow of its textural resilence for tactile interest. Tiny bits of chives or waterchestnuts, clear and sharp, punctuate the bouncy squid, and a crisp light breading covers the fairly large globe, 1.5-2 inches in diameter. 5 of them served in a little basket for $5.50, with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. A good deal. (it's in the appetizer or snack section, lower half of the letter-sized laminated menu on a metal holder at the table.)
Spring rolls were dismaying, dark brown, probably from frying in old oil. Decent filling of vegetables and glass vermicelli, rather greasy in sum.
A pretty enjoyable papaya milkshake, a variant that's thin on the milk, with a decent amount of papaya-ness.
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