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terrible dinner @David's Mai Lai Wah Chinatown

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terrible dinner @David's Mai Lai Wah Chinatown

elmom | Nov 26, 2012 01:16 PM

have to warn/share -- we had a terrible dinner last nite at David's (corner of 9th and Race) My pick b/c I thought it was the place in Chinatown that had hot pots --it was NOT --(if anyone can post the name of the hot pot restaurant -- I would appreciate it).
3 people--- 2 dinners arrive....15 minute wait for the last one. This was happening at other tables around us. Family waited at the front door for take-out order for 30+ minutes.
room temp eggrolls, lukewarm soup.
Veggies were average and cheap--I hate it when menu says "mixed veggies" and then when entree appears it is onions, three pieces of green pepper and carrot coins --the cheapest veggies you can buy. Son's dinner (which featured said green peppers and onions) was un-cooked --veggies were beyond crunchy, white raw onions --with 5 small shreds of precooked chicken in a gloppy, weird sauce. we should have sent it back, but then we would have waited another 20 mins.
yes, it was cheap, but would much rather pay a bit more and get something good.

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