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Good food in unlikely places

bite bite | Mar 5, 2007 02:27 PM

Some of my tastiest meals have come in the most surprizing places. Some months back stopped in at ZenZoo in Brentwood with a friend who is crazy for their tea. I am not a fan -- way too sweet for me even when I've had them cut the sweetener in half. But was hungry so went ahead and ordered lunch. Was not expecting much and was shocked at how good the meal was. Lightly steamed very fresh fish (cod I think) with a delecate ginger flavor and perfectly-cooked sticky rice. Simple but surprizingly delicious and memorable esp because food is such an afterthought here (just a couple small tables in back) with the sickly sweet tea being the star of the show . No doubt lower expectations added to this simple meal's big impact but think it could hold its own even without the shock value. Would love to hear if anyone else has had an experiennce like this.

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