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Bui St. Paul Dinner Experience

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Bui St. Paul Dinner Experience

Alice | Oct 12, 2005 08:32 PM

So we had to try it to find out how their non-dim sum food is, and I guess I would have to say it ranges from fair to good. First of all, the place was empty, we were the only customers. The surroundings are quite nice, but they were playing pretty loud music. Anyway, the waitress was very nice. We started with the fried calamari which was really quite good. The batter was light and the squid was very very tender! The kung pao chicken was light but not at all spicy as listed: probably you need to tell them if you want it spicy. The miss was the 5 spice shrimp. It was shell on and pretty bland, but the waitress told us it is better to eat the shell, which we tried but could not do. Also the shrimp was overcooked.
Overall I would give it another shot. I want them to do well: nice place, nice staff and excellent dim sum with a promising but shaky dinner menu. Chowhounds, give it a try!

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