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Temptations - Indian Chinese on Castro, Mntn View

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Temptations - Indian Chinese on Castro, Mntn View

aeevr | Feb 19, 2007 04:50 PM

Preface:
I've been long fascinated by the Indianized Chinese food after hearing Indian friends complain that Chinese food here is nothing like Chinese food in India. They bemoan the lack of the 'Chili' and 'Manchurian' dishes.
I had it once in NYC (takeout). It was tasty, but suffered the same greasiness problem common to takeout Chinse.

Anyway, I tried 'Temptations' in Mountain View. Had the Chili Chicken and really liked it, so I'm recommending it here. The menu is divided into Chinese and Indian. My dish was from the Chinese section. My companion had the seafood curry (I think it was) from the Indian menu. It was pretty standard. I had the ras malai for desert which was also OK (but unremarkable).

So, if I was returning (which I totally would), I would only order from the Chinese side of the menu. It's a tad pricey especially considering the Indian stuff is so unremarkable.

Does anyone know of a cheaper Indian Chinese place(?), I wonder.

Here's their website:
http://www.temptationsca.com/

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