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ISO Mongolian speaker to translate Pizza-Rama menu (Oakland)

daveena | Aug 4, 200710:37 AM     9

I posted an initial report on this Mongolian restaurant/pizzeria in the "Strange, weird or hidden places to eat in the East Bay" thread:

While I was waiting for the food to come out, I wrote down most of the Mongolian menu (I skipped over most of column one, as I was told it was "all soup", but now I've read up a little on Mongolian soups, I may go back and copy the rest of it down.) Spent some time on Google trying to figure out the menu - have a couple of items translated, but wanted to see if there's anyone out there who can help translate the rest.

figured out so far:

guriltai shul - noodle soup with meat and noodle strips
khuushuur - fried meat dumpling
buuz - steamed dumpling
bansh - boiled dumpling
manti buuz - dumpling with yeasted dough wrapper (I'm picturing something like char siu bao)
budaatai khuurga - stew with rice, veg, meat
goulash - you guys know goulash

I think khuurga means meat, and budaa means stew.

I didn't copy far enough down on the soup list, but they probably have bantan (soup with meat and dough crumbs)

So here's the part of the menu I copied and couldn't figure out - one caveat - I just realized that the symbol representing the "g" sound looks a lot like the symbol representing "t", so my transliterations may be off.

puntuuztzee khuurga
narnee maksan khuurga
chochgnegei bansh
tomcnee khuchmal
ondogtsee bnooteic
uzzngei budaa

138 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612

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