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Lotus Xpress in Somerville

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Lotus Xpress in Somerville

lossless | Feb 20, 2013 03:11 PM

Lotus Xpress has been open since end of Jan, apparently. I dropped by for lunch and had the spicy beef ramen and the Szechuan spicy wontons. The ramen was a bit like the soup from say Chilli Garden's beef noodle soup but with chewy yellow ramen noodles. The wontons were tasty - thin skin (I prefer these to the thicker-skinned dumplings of Zoe's) and covered with peppery sauce.

Problems are (1) portions aren't so big, and (2) while they both tasted fine, the flavor was on the mild side. I'd say they didn't taste like anything but that's harsh. Just not so memorable. I'm still thinking of going back to try some of the other dishes - Szechuan spicy fish or the mapo tofu. Staff were very friendly.

 
 
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