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Old 07-06-2012, 01:17 AM   #26
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Totally AGREE with you!... that place was terrible.



Oooh there's a new Crawfish place?... if it's anything like the Richmond store ...
I don't want to be the labrat again (what a waste of a dinner at Crawfish King Richmond), somebody else go and report back?
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Place used to be Tempest Lounge like..less than 2 months ago. My thinking is that they [vietnamese owners] saw the gong show that Crawfish King was and decided to take the opportunity to do things better (hopefully, it's mainly the service imo..).

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no vested interest, no bias, she just looked at those blogs and it wasn't even close whose blogs she would rather look at.

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Are the Crawfish freshly imported from China? LOL
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I showed the gf this 365days blog, and then i showed edeats and 604 foodtography right after ... she's like 'wtf, the difference is SO large it's not even a fair comparison'

no vested interest, no bias, she just looked at those blogs and it wasn't even close whose blogs she would rather look at.

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Hope I'm one of 'em! Thanks. Did she say why? Just curious. Always looking to improve.
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that shit CRAY


lol apparently they only been opened for 2-3 weeks but menu looks quite interesting

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New post later on today, little preview:



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They said that being a local means I can't discover new things...well, I found a new restaurant in Richmond yesterday that was pretty damned good (especially if you enjoy garlic).

No one has written about it yet. Open at least since January.

Post tomorrow afternoon.
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^ Other foods on the menu are sub-par and it's owned by the owners of Golden Oscar.
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^ I've been wanting to go there!
I almost went last week but instead opted to try that new Crawfish place on Main street ... and regretting it ... it's not as bad as Crawfish King (service was definitely 100x better) but it was still overpriced and the fact that they loaded a bunch of empty shells into my Garlic Butter Clam bag with no meat didn't help ... also the Crawfish bag had way more CLAWS then tails in there ... ... paid over a hundred bucks and left hungry ...
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^ Oh man, I just went there like 3 days ago. The Lotus Steamed Rice is delicious!
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this is on my top list of things to eat when i visit richmond next
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Same thing but @ Golden Swan.


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Anyone try the new Crawfish place on Main and Broadway?
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that shit CRAY
lol apparently they only been opened for 2-3 weeks but menu looks quite interesting
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where is the new one, I don't mind being a labrat, but I might just lose it if it sucks as much as crawfish king
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Decided to try that new Crawfish place on Main street ... and regretting it ... it's not as bad as Crawfish King (service was definitely 100x better) but it was still overpriced and the fact that they loaded a bunch of empty shells into my Garlic Butter Clam bag with no meat didn't help ... also the Crawfish bag had way more CLAWS then tails in there ... and considering they charge by the pound... ... basically paid over a hundred bucks and left hungry ... had to grab a burger afterwards
The only dish that somewhat saved the meal was the Cod Nuggets. they were really good, crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside. The Deep Fried Oysters were SAD AS HELL ... looked like shrivelled up fried testicles ... and tasted really fishy ...
Also they charge for corn and sausages as well. Don't be fooled though, it says "3 pieces of corn" on the menu but it's literally only a 2 inch block of corn and we ordered 6 but I'm pretty sure we only got 4 pieces ... oh and the sausage is even more ridiculous, it's 6 pieces for $3.99 or something like that, but it's not even ONE sausage, it's almost 1 sausage CUT INTO 6 pieces!... so you get 6 sashimi-thin slices of sausage in your oily bag of shellfish.
Another note is that we found a whole lotta clam shells, but no clams ... we thought they must have fell out during the tossing and cooking process ... but nope, none were to be found in the bag either ... so we paid for a bunch of shells.
The oil level is not nearly as bad as Crawfish King so that's a positive, and the service was a billion times better... although it would be impossible to be any worse than them.

Worth a read, basically took the words out of my mouth and onto his blog:
Sherman's Food Adventures: Crawfish King
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thanks bro, for saving me money and time going there

basically if i want seasoned boiled seafood, i'm heading to seattle for crabpot

and ed, theres this other place on no 3 road close to aberdeen that has that crab lotus leaf rice pot as well
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^ ditto, as mediocre as Crab Pot is (especially for a chain franchise), at least it's got an decent standard to be followed. I've yet to find a "true" Southern Boil place yet.
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The only dish that somewhat saved the meal was the Cod Nuggets. they were really good, crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside. The Deep Fried Oysters were SAD AS HELL ... looked like shrivelled up fried testicles ... and tasted really fishy ...
Also they charge for corn and sausages as well. Don't be fooled though, it says "3 pieces of corn" on the menu but it's literally only a 2 inch block of corn and we ordered 6 but I'm pretty sure we only got 4 pieces ... oh and the sausage is even more ridiculous, it's 6 pieces for $3.99 or something like that, but it's not even ONE sausage, it's almost 1 sausage CUT INTO 6 pieces!... so you get 6 sashimi-thin slices of sausage in your oily bag of shellfish.
Another note is that we found a whole lotta clam shells, but no clams ... we thought they must have fell out during the tossing and cooking process ... but nope, none were to be found in the bag either ... so we paid for a bunch of shells.
The oil level is not nearly as bad as Crawfish King so that's a positive, and the service was a billion times better... although it would be impossible to be any worse than them.

Worth a read, basically took the words out of my mouth and onto his blog:
Sherman's Food Adventures: Crawfish King
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The only dish that somewhat saved the meal was the Cod Nuggets. they were really good, crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside. The Deep Fried Oysters were SAD AS HELL ... looked like shrivelled up fried testicles ... and tasted really fishy ...
Also they charge for corn and sausages as well. Don't be fooled though, it says "3 pieces of corn" on the menu but it's literally only a 2 inch block of corn and we ordered 6 but I'm pretty sure we only got 4 pieces ... oh and the sausage is even more ridiculous, it's 6 pieces for $3.99 or something like that, but it's not even ONE sausage, it's almost 1 sausage CUT INTO 6 pieces!... so you get 6 sashimi-thin slices of sausage in your oily bag of shellfish.
Another note is that we found a whole lotta clam shells, but no clams ... we thought they must have fell out during the tossing and cooking process ... but nope, none were to be found in the bag either ... so we paid for a bunch of shells.
The oil level is not nearly as bad as Crawfish King so that's a positive, and the service was a billion times better... although it would be impossible to be any worse than them.

Worth a read, basically took the words out of my mouth and onto his blog:
Sherman's Food Adventures: Crawfish King
Doesn't help that the first time my coworker tried this place he called in sick the next day with food poisoning.
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this is on my top list of things to eat when i visit richmond next
I normally don't go for chinese food but this dish was simply amazing , found a place in Vancouver with it that was pretty good since I don't go to Richmond, Cindy's Palace on Nanaimo and 1st area.
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I normally don't go for chinese food but this dish was simply amazing , found a place in Vancouver with it that was pretty good since I don't go to Richmond, Cindy's Palace on Nanaimo and 1st area.
I head into port moody for it... its the Lougheed Wonton House....its not on their menu, so order it in chinese....lol.

Their steamed garlic scallops are fantastic too.
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I head into port moody for it... its the Lougheed Wonton House....its not on their menu, so order it in chinese....lol.

Their steamed garlic scallops are fantastic too.
Thanks for the tip, we're on location in Port Moody next week for filming. How do you say it in chinese? I'm chinese but super white-washed lol at Cindy's Palace, they have it on the picture menu, so we just pointed to it haha.
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