Tuesday, October 25, 2005

I liked Little Saigon a lot. The place was clean and had a family vibe to it, service quick and the food delicious. Niel not so much. He did try though. It was our third time trying Vietnamese cuisine. The first time was in Victoria, B.C. where we had Pho. The second time in Albany. I had a Summer roll and Niel had salmon with lemon grass. This time we ordered some really good beef sticks (which he did enjoy) and Spring rolls for appetizers. Besides the peanut sauce both appetizers accompanied there were three sauces at the table. A spicy red sauce, what appeared to be soy sauce and another red sauce which I couldn't make out. For our main course I had a seafood pancake which looked more like a seafood omelet. It came with a thin red sauce and romaine leaves. I liked my appetizer and meal a lot. Niel seemed to like my main course more than his so we switched. He ordered some beef noodle dish(I don't believe it was Pho) which I admit was too coconuty so I added a lot of the spicy red sauce to it which worked out fine. For dessert we ordered coconut ice cream (awesome) and a mango ice cream. It was too milky for Niel. He prefers the mango sorbet. I do hope the restaurant stays in business but I will take Niel's advice of just picking up food for myself and a pizza for him anytime I am in the mood for some Vietnamese.








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7 comments:

Stephanie said...

I just had some Vietnamese soup a couple weeks ago. Mmmm. It was so tasty, and now your post makes me want to go back and get some more!

foodiechickie said...

Isn't it good?!

Jessica said...

I get the chicken basil at our Vietnamese place. T is like that with Indian food. He would rather have something else :)

Hannah said...

I love Vietnamese food! My favorite is Bun Bo Xao. It's a noodle dish and it's so yummy! Your pictures made my mouth water.

foodiechickie said...

Do I see Vietnamese food in your near futures Jessica and Hannah? Hee Hee. I am so glad it opened up. Now if we just had a Thai place close by:)

Tammy said...

I was going to say that you should try some of the soups, but I see you already have. Those are my favorite Vietnamese food, especially that one where you cook all the stuff that goes in the soup right on your table over a sterno can. I don't know what it's called, but it's wonderful.

I agree about the milky stuff, tho. It's a bit heavy for me, too.

foodiechickie said...

Oooh I have to try that Tammy:) Thank you!!