The Bloody Angle

Doyers Street in New York's Chinatown is also known as The Bloody Angle due to the large number of street battles that took place between Chinese Tong gangs at the end of the 19th Century.

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magnolo said...

Doyers Vietnamese Restaurant complaint to Lonely Planet Travel Guide (pg231)

As mentioned in the book:

We tried the tilapia! Thankfully the sauce was strong enough to cover the horrid taste of the fish which may well have found it's own way back to the water soon enough.

Also mentioned:

Shrimp papaya salad? I presume the papaya was the tasteless shredded green/white stuff with fish sauce on top.

Curried eel? Looked dreadful but was reluctantly OKish!

Summer rolls with absolutely tasteless peanut dipping sauce!

Hardly worth getting a group of travellers to hike down to Chinatown only to be sorely dissapointed. Anyone who is a bit of wise to Asian cooking would agree, it was total rubbish! We DEMAND as diehard
readers that it be removed from the next issue of Lonely Planet!

As far as I could make out the only other people in the restaurant were Lonely Planet readers and they all were looking suitably unimpressed! Avoid!

Their response to the above complaint was positive and they will be looking into it for the next addition. Wayhey!