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Jook n' Fun - Bitter Melon?


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Jook n' Fun - Bitter Melon?

Big Larry | Jul 17, 2006 08:53 PM

Had dinner at Jook n' Fun on Friday night. Ordered the sparerib and bitter melon chow fun and lettuce with spicy sauce. Is bittermelon an aquired taste, or what? The noodle dish was great, but i pretty much had to choke down the melon. It tasted good for a split second but then became way too bitter. I'd never eaten it before, and don't know if i will order it again....and I eat and like anything??? The kid serving me complimented me and said he was surprised I ate it, but i didn't mention that I didn't care for it. And the lettuce with sauce wasn't lettuce but some sort of asian green, with a great sauce consisting of little pieces of pork meat and pork fat in a sweet and kind of tangy tad bit tomatoey? sauce. it wasn't spicy at all but it was good. another really good meal...but do people actually like Bitter Melon?

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