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Money_Jones
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where the Duck and Dumpling used to be, next to Tir na nog.

went there for lunch today, was very pleased. Had the crispy pork belly soup, was awesome. Will be going back very soon to try out more.

i believe its owners are State grads as well, so you should show some support.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3cbKKf37Mg

9/19/2012 8:47:21 PM

BubbleBobble
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Oh God,

Money_Jones is pissed!

9/19/2012 8:47:51 PM

ThePeter
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9/19/2012 8:49:32 PM

tchenku
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I bet you all those dishes are thai and viet

Laotian dishes are just a bunch of fish stews

9/19/2012 8:56:36 PM

acraw
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It's basically Thai food...

9/19/2012 9:02:34 PM

LaserSoup
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So is it Chinese or Japanese?

9/19/2012 9:15:27 PM

acraw
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Probably more on the chinese side

9/19/2012 9:17:39 PM

tchenku
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silly thai restaurant goers.

that mess is coconut milk + curries + meat + veggies

I had some home-made tonight. That mess would have been a $16 bowl

9/19/2012 9:22:00 PM

justinh524
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So is it Chinese or Japanese?

9/19/2012 9:30:18 PM

vinylbandit
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Duck was good. Fai Thai was good. This place is good.

9/19/2012 9:34:53 PM

Førte
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The ocean? What ocean?

9/19/2012 9:40:50 PM

acraw
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You are right about the price on these dishes. Pad Thai is almost $10/plate in some places for 3 pieces of shrimp, and noodles that cost less than $2 a pack.

the curry dishes are made from a can anyway.



[Edited on September 19, 2012 at 9:56 PM. Reason : ..]

9/19/2012 9:55:31 PM

spöokyjon

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I will definitely be dining here before my trip to the Nine Rivers country club.

9/19/2012 9:58:12 PM

synapse
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BREAKING NEWS: Restaurants mark up food to make a profit.

Full story at 10.

9/19/2012 10:06:53 PM

acraw
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ya ya ya

9/19/2012 10:16:40 PM

darkone
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So what are the prices? There aren't any on their website.

9/20/2012 1:05:57 AM

wolfpackgrrr
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How were their lunch prices because their dinner prices make no damn sense. Some of the stuff came out and we thought, "Yep, that's the right price for that," but then other stuff would come out and we'd be like, "Wait did they forget half the dish? "

^ You're looking at about $15/entree at dinner.

[Edited on September 20, 2012 at 8:42 AM. Reason : a]

9/20/2012 8:41:50 AM

WillemJoel
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I miss Fai Thai.

9/20/2012 8:49:59 AM

MinkaGrl01

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"where the Duck and Dumpling used to be"


duck and dumpling is gone?????

9/20/2012 8:50:31 AM

wolfpackgrrr
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^^ Me too. I'm surprised it didn't do better.

^ lol it's been gone for at least two years now

9/20/2012 8:51:40 AM

MinkaGrl01

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lol I moved up here about 2 years ago, so I guess that's about right

9/20/2012 8:52:43 AM

Mr. Joshua
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Personally I'm looking forward to the USA bombing the hell out of it.

9/20/2012 8:58:09 AM

Money_Jones
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Lunch prices were about 8-10 bucks

9/20/2012 10:56:30 AM

BigHitSunday
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im going to open me a chinese restaurant and say it is Tibetan cuisine

ill make a killing, ill probably like put general tsos chicken into some kina stew or something white people will be all over that shit

9/20/2012 11:32:19 AM

Money_Jones
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Granted I've never been to Laos, or any other Laotian restaurants, but if the wiki page on their food is even remotely accurate http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lao_cuisine, then this place seems authentic enough for me, and even if it's not, still tastes damn good

9/20/2012 11:53:58 AM

BigHitSunday
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why do white people love soup so much

9/20/2012 12:00:50 PM

Mr. Joshua
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What the fuck is a parsnip?

9/20/2012 12:02:09 PM

BigHitSunday
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its like a white carrot

9/20/2012 12:06:28 PM

GREEN JAY
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9/20/2012 12:06:48 PM

saps852
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^^^^well...depending on the type, its light, easy, quick and tasty

9/20/2012 12:08:50 PM

BigHitSunday
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yea yea

see ill use only local produce to make tibetan dishes im a freakin genius this place will be on diners drive-ins and dives

and i wont open up more than one location, itll be in carrboro so the reviews will automatically be inflated.

im so shrewd

[Edited on September 20, 2012 at 12:15 PM. Reason : i]

9/20/2012 12:15:25 PM

saps852
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but will it have soup? 0_o

9/20/2012 12:18:56 PM

BigHitSunday
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fuck yea, soup made with locally grown spring water

9/20/2012 12:26:26 PM

saps852
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I'm in

9/20/2012 12:30:56 PM

GREEN JAY
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butter tea is kind of a soup

9/20/2012 12:31:12 PM

wolfpackgrrr
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"Lunch prices were about 8-10 bucks
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Those prices seem pretty good for lunch in downtown Raleigh. I wonder if they have better quantity control at lunch time. Maybe I can convince my friends to give it a second try at lunch time if they're still not bitter about getting charged $6.50 for a small stuffed pepper

9/20/2012 1:11:21 PM

ActionPants
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I wasn't expecting to like this place much but I tried it Saturday and it was actually really good (got the crispy pork belly soup). It's not very soupy.

9/20/2012 2:58:28 PM

Bullet
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"duck and dumpling is gone????? "


didn't the owner open a new on the corner of hillsborough and oberlin (old Darryls/RedHot&Blue)? David's Noodle House, or something like that? or is that the wrong restraunt?

9/20/2012 4:03:17 PM

scotieb24
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My Fraternity Brother built it (Owns a Real Estate Firm) but I haven't been to it yet. Heard it was good though. Will have to try it.

9/20/2012 4:04:35 PM

BigHitSunday
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he didnt build it

9/20/2012 4:12:31 PM

Bullet
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yeah, that building has been standing for a long time. and the roads around it have been there for quite a while too.

9/20/2012 4:15:40 PM

Netstorm
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I'm sure he meant that his frat brother was involved in the gutting and redesign of the interior, which definitely happened.

David's Dumplings is pretty mediocre in my book. Love David, and love that he left the heads on my salt & pepper shrimp when I asked for it, but everything is expensive for the portion size, and a lot of the options aren't all that unique or different.

[Edited on September 20, 2012 at 4:29 PM. Reason : d]

9/20/2012 4:20:42 PM

BigHitSunday
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we arent talking about his frat brother does with his wife

9/20/2012 4:23:02 PM

Netstorm
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WE BUILT THIS!!!!!!!

9/20/2012 4:29:48 PM

scotieb24
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Quote :
"I'm sure he meant that his frat brother was involved in the gutting and redesign of the interior, which definitely happened."


Yeah that, I still haven't seen it I just know it was a big project of his and he builds commercial property. Didn't realize it was a remodel.

[Edited on September 20, 2012 at 7:39 PM. Reason : .]

9/20/2012 7:37:47 PM

tchenku
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if you want authentic (and assuming they make it old school), try the Lab (I think that's how it's spelled) and the papaya salad.

Lab is pretty "safe" but papaya salad should have fish sauce and shrimp/crab paste. i.e. fermented/putrid shrimp, crab, and random animals/bugs that fall into the tanks

9/20/2012 8:17:59 PM

tommy wiseau
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this place is really good. had the lettuce wraps and the caramalized ginger pork ribs and both were killer. gf had the green papaya salad which was good and super spicy. will go again.

9/26/2012 3:09:20 PM

Jaybee1200
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I went there, service was horrible. Avoid the server we had, her name was Lao Zi

9/26/2012 3:19:06 PM

TKE-Teg
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Glad this place finally opened. I will need to check it out soon.

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"why do white people love soup so much"


?

Nice broad statement. I eat soup when....I feel shitty. That's about it.

9/26/2012 4:11:32 PM

ALkatraz
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Quote :
"So is it Chinese or Japanese?"

Laos is landlocked country in southeast Asia!

9/26/2012 4:31:38 PM

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