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Desi Chinese

Thea | Dec 18, 2002 05:31 PM

This week I ate at Karaikudi Multi Cusine of India restaurant. Located on El Camino in Sunnyvale. This is a big place with a sterile upscale coffee shop look that is very popular with Indian families. We were the only non-Indian people.

The waiter was very kind to us. We didn't order any of the dishes on the Desi Chinese menu, but we did ask the waiter what made the difference. He said it is seasoned so that is does not smell so much 'of the meat', like regular Chinese food, and so was more appealing to Indian people. He said it was hugely popular.

We ordered maninated shrimp appetizer, which was deep fried crisp shrimp with dipping sauce. And an appetizer he recomended, spiced chicken wraped in bread, wraped in egg. Pretty good. Also lamb. He brought us papadam to have with our beer, on the house.

The food was OK, I'd like to try other things. He highly recomended the fish coconut curry. It is made from Ink fish imported from India. He told us the chef is very old, and so very experienced that he can cook food from all over India.

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