Oakland food

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 13 19:56:54 UTC 2005

At 2:44 PM -0500 1/13/05, David Bowie wrote:
>At 10:12 PM -0500 1/11/05, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>: We stood in line at the Thai restaurant for an hour, then in
>: deseperation went to the Mexican place down the street. I order the
>: beef molcajete, which was so tough I had trouble dhewing it and so
>: picante that the experience of even the sause was distressing. Ugh.
>Interesting. Actually, i wasn't too impressed with Le Cheval (especially
>with the claim on the restaurant guide that it was the best Vietnamese food
>in Oakland)--yes, Orlando has *much* better Vietnamese places.
>There was a Cambodian place i had dinner one night and liked it so much i
>came back for lunch--it was excellent. Battambang, i believe it was called.
>And i'll agree with others who've said that the hotel was a most excellent
>My general summary, though: This was the most Oriental food-themed
>conference i've ever been to, no question.
Same here.  This was the first time I recall voting specifically for
a non-Asian choice the last night (that was when we visited the
Margarita-chased Mexican place down the block).


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