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Vietnamese chow SJ - Grand Century and nearby

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Vietnamese chow SJ - Grand Century and nearby

Han Lukito | Nov 2, 2003 09:54 PM

Went to this place again to check out more dishes at the foodcourt. The following two dishes were totally new to me.

Bun Bo Hue is a beef noodle soup. It had slices of beef and a large piece of pork trotter with skin on. The soup was a bit bland IMO. Overall it's ok.

The 2nd dish I think is COM HEN that Xiong2 mentioned. It had lots of shredded veggies (like cole slaw), bits of clam meats, thin white crackers sprinkled all over and a side of white rice. Then a sauce of pungent shrimp paste was provided for added flavor since most of the items were quite bland. As if it's not enough, a small bowl of chicken soup (yellowish) is also provided.

We also visitted King of Eggroll nearby. It's large inside with lots of things to choose from. A large steamtable offering the usual chinese american stuff, eggroll which was nothing special IMO although it's decent. It also had roast meats such as duck, roast pork, etc. There was another station that sold sandwiches for like $1.50 and I got the BBQ pork (not the chinese type) and it was delicious. The bread was not overly chewy and the pork was tasty and moist. Pretty good.

I still have not tried majority of the food in this area. This place has lots of surprises I think, hopefully some good ones.

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