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Old 08-07-2019, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Sitnam View Post
Other cultural authenticity is restaurants gotta have this too. In the Twin Cities these are my observations:
Mexican - if they DON'T put out a basket of chips and salsa when you sit down.

Vietnamese pho - if they only accept cash....
Twin Cites? Authentic Mexican Food?

Where I come from Mexican Food is called "food" and yes, chips and salsa is standard, except in the few Mexico City style upscale places.

Only accepting cash means only that they are cheating on their taxes. I lived in San Jose, where outside of Asian, you can;t get more & better authentic Vietnamese food.

The Pho should be presented with a plate of peppers, sprouts, limes, mint and etc, to be added to taste.