Sunday, August 17, 2008
Exotic Cambodian Cuisine cooked fresh to order by the owner of the restaurant of the same name that was beloved in Fort Greene for many years. The only question is why the Upper East Side. A large space with exposed brick and otherwise everyday Asian restaurant decor, this spot does not visually stand out. The food though is quite tasty and felt like a mix of Vietnamese and Thai. My spring rolls with shrimp were delicate with real pieces of shrimp and crunchy lettuce, bean sprouts served with peanut sauce for $4.95. For a main, I ordered the s.f.(seafood) fried noodle in a slightly spicy tamarind sauce for $13.95. The dish was full of fresh seafood and delicious. The wait staff here could't be more accomodating, and the spot is spacious, though a downtown location would have been preferable.