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Spicy & Tasty- not so spicy?

bladerobbins | | Feb 4, 2007 04:02 PM

I went to Spicy & Tasty last night for the first time and absolutely loved it. It was by far the best Chinese I've had. However, among the many dishes we ordered, none was particularly spicy (although each was very tasty.) Granted they were out of many of the dishes that had been recommended to us- the sesame cold noodle, the dan dan noodles, cold noodles w/ red chili sauce etc, but did we miss the boat somehow? We ordered the following-

Seaweed w/ fresh garlic (delicious)
Cold jelly chengdu style (a little spicy)
Steamed bun (basically dough with condensed milk, but I loved it)
wonton in red chili sauce
Diced chicken and peanuts w/ hot pepper (again yummy, but not terribly spicy)
Whole Tilapia home style (very mild)
Potato w/ green pepper (loved it, so good with some of the sauce from the cold jelly, chengdu style)
Chinese string bean with dried pepper (one of my absolute favorites!)
Vegetable Lo mein (fantastic)
Shredded Beef w/ fresh hot pepper (everyone I was with loved it,it wasn't my favorite)

So you see, a lot of different things, but none made me even close to teary eyed. Was it an off-night spice wise, or were my orders just of the non-spicy (but very tasty) variety?

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