Archive for the ‘Asian’ Category

Surie of Madison

Surie of Madison

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | Madison | 3 out of 5

Although I don’t eat at Surie often, I had tried it when it was still Surin, the Thai chain with Huntsville and Birmingham locations. Like Phuket, Surie “borrows” Surin’s menu without hesitation

New Ichiban Grill

New Ichiban Grill

Asian | A Bit Costly ($15-$25) | Southeast Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I can only remember visiting a cooked-right-in-front-of-your eyes hibachi place once or twice growing up. It always seemed mystical and a little intimidating to me

Red Hot Kitchen

Red Hot Kitchen (Closed)

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I first noticed this spot while driving down University Drive. Its sign read “Asian-Mex Fusion”, so I was intrigued. Although I typically also noticed few to no cars in the parking lot, Shane and I took our chances

Viet Huong

Viet Huong

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 3 out of 5

I have no trouble finding amusement in a restaurant that serves foreign food. Unless it’s Mexican food, which is usually prepared and served by de facto Americans, it’s hard to predict the experience

Phuket

Phuket

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 4 out of 5

If you’ve ever been to Surin of Thailand in South Huntsville, walking into Phuket is like deja vu

Mei Wei Asian Bistro

Mei Wei Asian Bistro

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | West Huntsville | 3 out of 5

Shane suggested that we try a relatively new place that serves Chinese food in a casual atmosphere. I was game, so we headed over to Mei Wei, a restaurant located in a strip mall on University Drive

China Buffet II

China Buffet II (Closed)

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | Southeast Huntsville | 2 out of 5

How do you review a run-of-the-mill Chinese buffet? I don’t know. These things defy explanation. Often, the environments are weird, the food is tasty but disgusting, and the service is strange

Ding How II

Ding How II

Asian | Average Cost ($8-$14) | Southeast Huntsville | 4 out of 5

If you’ve ever eaten at a variety of Chinese restaurants, you know there are a wide variety of experiences. You can have the what-was-that-meat experience or the trendy Americanized experience or the overkill buffet