+
Fatemeh | Oct 26, 200105:52 PM     1

Last night, we were at the Galaxy Club for a little while, and walked down to Citrus Club for dinner - had intentions of Memphis Minnie's, then realized we were in the wrong "Haight." The smells wafting out the door were mouth-watering.

We ordered a calamari salad from their specials to start with, plus a large Kirin. Good idea, since there was some definite spice to the salad. Nice, firm, but not rubbery, squid was tossed in a citrusy vinaigrette with red peppers, tomatoes, scallion, and some other veggies that added flavor and texture. I thought the salad could have used a bit more dressing, but a dash of soy sauce remedied that problem.

I ordered the Shanghai Noodles - soba noodles in a "carmelized soybean glaze" with thinly sliced beef, onion, bok choy, tofu and shiitake mushrooms. YUM!. The soybean glaze is, I think, essentially dark miso paste - very flavorful. A little bit on the salty side, but was still really quite delicious.

Nate had the Citrus Noodle Salad which was also (I think) soba noodles, cold, in a citrusy juicy sauce. It was just OK, I thought. Though, on a hot day, I imagine it would be really refreshing.

Though this was certainly not an "exceptional" meal, it was quite tasty, and the total for both of us, including tip & beer, was $28!

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

Composting 101: Everything You Need to Know About Preventing Food Waste
Guides

Composting 101: Everything You Need to Know About Preventing Food Waste

by Maryse Chevriere | Food is a major part of my life. I’m more on top of dining and restaurant news than world news. My...

Products to Help Reduce Food Waste
Shop

Products to Help Reduce Food Waste

by Emily Murawski | According to the NRDC, Americans waste nearly 40 percent of the food they buy—does this ring true...

Follow These Easy Tips to Reduce Food Waste
Guides

Follow These Easy Tips to Reduce Food Waste

by Emily Murawski | When we waste food, we waste both our own money (an average of $1,800 per year for a family of four...

Celebrate Spring with These Seasonal Cocktails
Recipe Round-Ups

Celebrate Spring with These Seasonal Cocktails

by Brittany Loggins | There’s no better way to shed your winter layers and ease into spring than with a delicious cocktail...

See what's new!

View latest discussions ›

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.