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Old Apr 21st 2017, 2:52 pm   #226
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Sweet and sour here seems to just consist of balls of fried "something", so this was a nice change of pace. I cant seem to get it here.
You need to order Cantonese style to get something like what was in your picture. It was the same back home for me, from what I remember. Bog-standard sweet and sour had the deep fried chicken balls (everyone just get over the double entendre, there is no way to make that no sound dirty ), and Cantonese style was chunks of chicken in the sauce, with lovely pineapple chunks and bell pepper slices in it.

I want ****ing Chinese for dinner now.
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Old Apr 21st 2017, 2:53 pm   #227
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You need to order Cantonese style to get something like what was in your picture. It was the same back home for me, from what I remember. Bog-standard sweet and sour had the deep fried chicken balls (everyone just get over the double entendre, there is no way to make that no sound dirty ), and Cantonese style was chunks of chicken in the sauce, with lovely pineapple chunks and bell pepper slices in it.
So just saying it LOUDER and s l o w e r doesn't work? I will give it a go, but I strongly suspect our local takeout is going to stare blankly at me.

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So just saying it LOUDER and s l o w e r doesn't work? I will give it a go, but I strongly suspect our local takeout is going to stare blankly at me.
You really should just learn Mandarin, that will make things much easier ...

Your local takeout might not offer Cantonese style anyway. Still, can't be worse than when our local one, which used to be really good, got taken over by new owners and they changed all the recipes and they're kind of crap now

We go to our old 'local' one now, or the buffet. Mmm, Chinese buffet.

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So do I.
I've got a match tonight though, so I doubt the rest of them want to wait until 8pm to get dinner. I shall have to wait until tomorrow, probably.
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I've got a match tonight though, so I doubt the rest of them want to wait until 8pm to get dinner. I shall have to wait until tomorrow, probably.
Dinner first... Chinese later.
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Dinner first... Chinese later.
I've no time to grab dinner before I have to get to the field. Stop, drop and run is my Friday routine until the end of the season now.

This means I shall have to eat a bigger lunch
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Excellent plan.
Usually works. Don't want to overdo it though, or I'll be shite at the game. Well, more shite than usual, I suppose.
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Usually works. Don't want to overdo it though, or I'll be shite at the game. Well, more shite than usual, I suppose.
I bet a nice Chinese would set you right up.
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Aye, it would, but I'd enjoy it more tomorrow when I don't have to run around later
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Too many Chinese dishes here have small bones included
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Too many Chinese dishes here have small bones included
That's not a common problem I run into.
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That's... disturbing.
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That's... disturbing.
I think I just order the wrong dishes. Last time I ordered ribs, thinking they would come whole, not chopped into 100 pieces.
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I think I just order the wrong dishes. Last time I ordered ribs, thinking they would come whole, not chopped into 100 pieces.
That's just wrong.
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