Monday, November 1, 2010

Salt and Pepper and Sizzling Rice: Green Island

Green Island (9556 Las Tunas Drive, Temple City) is a reliable, fast, and child-friendly Chinese cafe with some Malaysian and Singaporean touches.
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We come here regularly with our niece, and she is never the only child there.

Roti canai ($2.99).
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Hard to mess up but still not nearly as good as roti canai should be.

Scrambled egg with dried turnip ($2.99).
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A simple traditional Chinese comfort food favorite.

Squid with pepper salt ($6.99).
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Can't go wrong with pepper salt dishes.

Chicken wings with pepper salt ($6.99).
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More pepper salt!

Bean curd with pepper salt and X.O. sauce ($6.99).
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Yeah, we really love pepper salt.

Fried thick noodles Shanghai-style ($6.99).
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Chewy. Happy. Yay.

Black pork belly with bok choy in hot pot ($7.99).
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All the bok choy makes it good for you.

Pan-fried radish patties ($2.99).
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There's always room for luo buo gao.

Sizzling eel fried rice ($8.99).
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You must get at least one sizzling rice dish here!

Spareribs in black bean sauce with rice hot pot ($6.75).
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Like home in a bowl.

Sweet fried crepe ($4.25).
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Sadly, dessert is not so great at Green Island.

You're better off ending with some frozen yogurt a few doors down.

7 comments:

  1. i like their chewy noodles too and the sizzling rice...love the egg dish pic..it pops!

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  3. That's a good lookin' spread, Rivers! Love chewy rice cakes!

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  4. Definitely reliable for sure! I've only seen it improve over the years. I really like their oxtails with lily root, and the pork belly with boy choy isn't bad either.

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  5. Yum! And now I'm craving for Chinese food thanks to your pictures.

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