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    Post #1 - June 17th, 2004, 9:25 am
    Post #1 - June 17th, 2004, 9:25 am Post #1 - June 17th, 2004, 9:25 am
    TAC Quick Thai Kitchen
    Translation by Erik M
    Photographs by G Wiv

    3930 N Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL
    773-327-5253
    3.15.04

    TAC Translated Menu with pictures
    Last edited by Cathy2 on June 20th, 2004, 2:23 am, edited 1 time in total.
  • Post #2 - June 17th, 2004, 9:29 am
    Post #2 - June 17th, 2004, 9:29 am Post #2 - June 17th, 2004, 9:29 am
    Spoon Thai
    Translation by FoodFirst
    Photographs by G Wiv

    4608 North Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60625
    773-769-1173


    Spoon Thai Translated Menu
    Last edited by Cathy2 on June 20th, 2004, 2:23 am, edited 1 time in total.
  • Post #3 - June 17th, 2004, 10:21 pm
    Post #3 - June 17th, 2004, 10:21 pm Post #3 - June 17th, 2004, 10:21 pm
    Yum Thai plus Photos of Thai Aree's Secret Garden
    Translation by FoodFirst
    Photographs G Wiv
    Format by Zim

    7748 Madison Street
    Forest Park, IL 60130
    708-366-8888


    Translated Yum Thai Menu
  • Post #4 - June 17th, 2004, 10:27 pm
    Post #4 - June 17th, 2004, 10:27 pm Post #4 - June 17th, 2004, 10:27 pm
    Aroy Thai
    Translation by Erik M
    Photographs by G Wiv

    4654 North Damen Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60625
    773-275-8360

    Aroy Thai Translated Menu
  • Post #5 - June 18th, 2004, 3:59 pm
    Post #5 - June 18th, 2004, 3:59 pm Post #5 - June 18th, 2004, 3:59 pm
    Vinh Phat BBQ

    4940 North Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60640
    Tel: 773-878-8688

    Banh Mi Menu...translation by Erik M

    Banh Mi Bi -- shredded pork skin
    Banh Mi Ga -- chicken
    Banh Mi Ca Moi -- sardine
    Banh Mi Xiu Mai -- steamed pork ball
    Banh Mi Cha Lua -- boiled pork pate
    Banh Mi Thit Nguoi -- variety meats
    Banh Mi Nem Chua -- sour (pickled) ham
    Banh Mi Thit Nuong -- grilled marinated pork
    Banh Mi Nem Nuong -- baked pork kabob
    Banh Mi Thit Xa Xiu -- chinese bbq pork
    Banh Mi Pha Lau -- chinese bbq pork intestine(?)
    Banh Mi Heo Quay -- chinese roast pork (suckling?)
  • Post #6 - June 25th, 2004, 3:39 pm
    Post #6 - June 25th, 2004, 3:39 pm Post #6 - June 25th, 2004, 3:39 pm
    These are wonderful - what a resource. It was always such a hassle to search the posts on Chowhound.
    MAG
    www.monogrammeevents.com

    "I've never met a pork product I didn't like."
  • Post #7 - September 24th, 2004, 1:15 pm
    Post #7 - September 24th, 2004, 1:15 pm Post #7 - September 24th, 2004, 1:15 pm
    Sticky Rice
    Translation by Erik M

    4018 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60618
    773-588-0133

    Hours:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Friday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Sunday: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Sticky Rice translated menu

    Sticky Rice translated menu conversation
    Last edited by Cathy2 on July 8th, 2006, 11:04 am, edited 2 times in total.
  • Post #8 - September 27th, 2004, 1:28 am
    Post #8 - September 27th, 2004, 1:28 am Post #8 - September 27th, 2004, 1:28 am
    Szechuan Kingdom
    Translation by CrazyC

    545 Waukegan Road (In Brookside Mall)
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    847-562-1368

    Szechuan Kingdom Translated Menu
  • Post #9 - March 30th, 2005, 11:17 am
    Post #9 - March 30th, 2005, 11:17 am Post #9 - March 30th, 2005, 11:17 am
    Aroy Thai
    T.A.C.
    Siam's House
    Spoon Thai
    Sticky Rice
    Yum Thai


    www.silapaahaan.com

    Erik M.
  • Post #10 - June 28th, 2005, 3:19 pm
    Post #10 - June 28th, 2005, 3:19 pm Post #10 - June 28th, 2005, 3:19 pm
    Here is a link to my translation of the Thai Language menu at Thai Avenue.

    NB As time permits, I will continue to "fill in" the menu with photo links.

    E.M.
  • Post #11 - October 23rd, 2005, 12:22 pm
    Post #11 - October 23rd, 2005, 12:22 pm Post #11 - October 23rd, 2005, 12:22 pm
    Ilidzanka

    2547A W Lawrence
    Chicago, IL 60625
    773-275-2707

    Their daily board has a variety of specialties and other dishes listed which will, no doubt, vary over time. However, the photo posted by Gary in his review listed some classics and, as requested, some of the translations are provided herewith.

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    Pljeskavica sa kajmakom—a large, very well-seasoned pancake-like hamburger (about the size of a dinner plate) with kajmak

    Teleci raznjici—veal kabobs

    Mjesano meso—a mixed grill usually including sausages (kobasice), thin slices of meat roasted on a skewer (raznjici—see above), cevapcici, pork filet (lungic), etc.

    Pileca prsa—fried (?) chicken breast

    Burek, sirnica, krompirusa—pastries filled with various things. Thus, burek is meat-filled; sirnica has a fresh home-made cheese filling; and krompirusa has a filling of diced potatoes and spices.

    Zeljanica—spinach and cheese pastry (think, um, spanakopita)

    Punjena paprika—peppers stuffed with minced meat and rice

    Giran sa suhim mesom—[something] with smoked meat

    Sogan dolma—onions stuffed with meat, rice, vegetables

    Bosanski lonac—Bosnian stew, with all the variations and deviations you can imagine. Start with large pieces of beef, lamb, cabbage, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, parsley, garlic, peppers, all layered in a pot.

    Kisela voda—mineral water (obicna voda would be "plain" water)

    Caj—tea

    Kiselo mlyeko—a yogurt drink
    Gypsy Boy

    "I am not a glutton--I am an explorer of food." (Erma Bombeck)
  • Post #12 - March 19th, 2006, 2:21 pm
    Post #12 - March 19th, 2006, 2:21 pm Post #12 - March 19th, 2006, 2:21 pm
    Katy's Dumpling House
    665 N. Cass Ave.
    Westmont, IL 60559
    (630) 323-9393

    "House Specials" Menu Board*
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      1 Hong Yu Ya Aar – Red Oil Pressed Ear (Presumably Pig)
      2 Su Xiyen Kao Fuu – Four Flavor Wheat Gluten (Fuu)
      3 Xuang D'u-Ung Mien Jing – Double Winter Flavor Wheat Gluten (Includes Winter Melon)
      4 Ma La Niu Doo – Spicy Hot Beef Stomach
      5 Suan La Bai Tsai – Sour Spicy (i.e., Hot And Sour) bok choy
      6 Liang Ban Doo Suh – Cold Mixed Pork Stomach
      7 Woo Xiang Lu-Ooh Oui – Five Spice Flavored Meat(?) (possibly organ meats)
      8 Liang Ban Hai Jae – Cold Mixed Jellyfish ***
      9 Bai Fang Xuin Ji– North Sauce (i.e., Northern Style) Smoked Chicken
      10 Xiao Ching Dzu-Ee Ji– Xioa Ching (i.e., the wine) Drunken Chicken
    column 2
      1 ? Wan Tze – Boiled (Pork) Meat Ball
      2 Gua Wei Jee – "Strange Flavor"** Chicken
      3 Lu Ya Tze – Marinated Duck Wing
      4 Jiang Xiao Joe – Marinated Pork Shank(?) (Slices)
      5 She-Yen Shue Ya (Ban-Je) – Sauteed Duck (Half)
      6 Su Zou Jiang Ya – Suzhou (i.e., city) Duck
      7 Shanghai Shuin Jyu – Shanghai Smoked Fish
      8 Ma La Niu Jing – Hot Spicy Beef Tendon
      9 Mal La Wu Gu Ji – Hot Spicy Boneless Chicken
      10 Hong Shao Yuan Bao Wan Tze – Red Braised Medallion Eat Balls

    Dumplings Poster
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    Handmade Frozen Dumplings
      1 jiu Tsai (Chinese leek) & pork
      2 bai tsai (bok choy) & chicken
      3 bai tsai & pork
      4 pork & fennel
      5 beef & scallion (spring onion)
      6 fish & leek
      7 jiu tsai three flavour
    Handmade frozen Wontons
      8 shrimp
      9 vegetable & meat

    Machine-made frozen dumplings
      1 bai tsai & pork
      2 bai tsai & chicken


    ««««»»»»

    *rough guide to pronounciation (apologies to Wade and Giles):
    s = s as in sing
    sh = sh as in shampoo
    x = h +sh (aspirated sh) as in xiaolin; almost kshaolin
    d' = voiced unaspirated dent al 'd' as in
    d = hard (retroflex) 'd' - as in dental

    ** Although Gua Wei translates to 'strange flavour' - it refers to a particular style of saucing or flavouring. Similarly Yu Xiang which translates to 'fish fragrance' has no fish involved. These are among the many flavours of Szechwanese cooking.

    Acknowledgements: Two Chinese collegues at work, a gentleman customer at K's, LSC menu and The Good Food of Szechwan: Down-to-earth Chinese Cooking by Robert A. Delfs, Kodansha International/USA Ltd. (NY), 1974. ISBN: 0-87011-231-7

    *** edited to correct - thanks TonyC
    Last edited by sazerac on March 20th, 2006, 11:15 pm, edited 2 times in total.
  • Post #13 - March 20th, 2006, 5:07 pm
    Post #13 - March 20th, 2006, 5:07 pm Post #13 - March 20th, 2006, 5:07 pm
    correction to translations:
    column 1, number 8, "jellyfish", not cuttlefish... i believe... unless you've eaten it and it's not jellyfish... :lol:
  • Post #14 - May 11th, 2006, 2:52 pm
    Post #14 - May 11th, 2006, 2:52 pm Post #14 - May 11th, 2006, 2:52 pm
    Rosded Thai Language Menu Translation

    Rosded
    2308 W. Leland Ave.
    773.334.9055

    E.M.
  • Post #15 - June 11th, 2006, 7:12 pm
    Post #15 - June 11th, 2006, 7:12 pm Post #15 - June 11th, 2006, 7:12 pm
    Spoon Thai Language Menu Translation (2006)

    Spoon Thai
    4608 N. Western
    773.769.1173

    E.M.
  • Post #16 - August 3rd, 2006, 9:30 am
    Post #16 - August 3rd, 2006, 9:30 am Post #16 - August 3rd, 2006, 9:30 am
    TAC Quick Thai Language Menu Translation (2006)

    Note: deletions, new additions, special offerings, special requests, etc.

    TAC Quick
    3930 N. Sheridan
    773.327.5253
    Closed Tuesdays

    E.M.
  • Post #17 - April 18th, 2007, 1:17 pm
    Post #17 - April 18th, 2007, 1:17 pm Post #17 - April 18th, 2007, 1:17 pm
    Whither silapaahaan.com???
    Aaron
  • Post #18 - April 18th, 2007, 1:23 pm
    Post #18 - April 18th, 2007, 1:23 pm Post #18 - April 18th, 2007, 1:23 pm
    sti3 wrote:Whither silapaahaan.com???


    It's gone.

    E.M.
  • Post #19 - April 18th, 2007, 2:03 pm
    Post #19 - April 18th, 2007, 2:03 pm Post #19 - April 18th, 2007, 2:03 pm
    :(

    Is there a thread with the reason?
    Aaron
  • Post #20 - April 18th, 2007, 2:29 pm
    Post #20 - April 18th, 2007, 2:29 pm Post #20 - April 18th, 2007, 2:29 pm
    sti3 wrote::(

    Is there a thread with the reason?


    As I mentioned yesterday, my web-hosting service "accidentally" deleted my site, and, for reasons which are still not clear to me, they do not have it backed up.

    What am I going to do about it, you might ask?

    I am going to encourage folks like you to pretend that it is gone for good.

    E.M.
  • Post #21 - April 18th, 2007, 2:54 pm
    Post #21 - April 18th, 2007, 2:54 pm Post #21 - April 18th, 2007, 2:54 pm
    all-righty then.
    Aaron
  • Post #22 - April 18th, 2007, 3:47 pm
    Post #22 - April 18th, 2007, 3:47 pm Post #22 - April 18th, 2007, 3:47 pm
    Having had more than a few crashes in my day, I can relate... :evil: :cry:

    Anyways, at least some of your (Erik's) stuff is archived

    http://web.archive.org/web/200602181202 ... ahaan.com/

    Unfortunately, it does not appear that any of the menus are there.
  • Post #23 - February 9th, 2008, 9:16 am
    Post #23 - February 9th, 2008, 9:16 am Post #23 - February 9th, 2008, 9:16 am
    Happy Chef - Chinese New Year (2008)

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    sunwahrestaurant wrote:from right to left:

    flowers opening bring wealth: broccoli w/ scallops
    old and young are safe: fish w/ steamed tofu
    three stars watching over you: mushrooms with sea cucumbers
    luck and life every year: mushrooms with abalone slices
    rise with every step: mushrooms with duck feet
    care for child until many: yellow chives w/ scallops
    wish you good fortune: bamboo shoot skins w/ dried scallop and white wood ear soup
    wealth comes easily to your hand: pig's feet stewed w/ moss (there is a difference, this dish is always the forelegs, more meat)
    wealth comes to the market: dried oysters stewed w/ moss
    gold and silver fill house: stuffed mushrooms
    wealth brings good wishes: pork tongue w/ moss
    red fortune over the head: fried chicken
    fortune changes the world: braised chicken and shrimps
    ten thousand purples thousand reds: crispy sweet and sour ribs
    double star brings happiness: shrimp and scallops bird's nest
    wish you good fortune: bamboo shoot skins w/ dried scallop soup
    embroidered silk ball: cashew w/ shrimp bird's nest
    firecrackers bring safety: bamboo shoot skin with peapod tips
    flowers open bring wealth: broccoli w/ scallops


    Happy Chef
    2164-2166A S. Archer (in the Chinatown Mall)
    Chicago, IL
    312-808-3689
  • Post #24 - June 26th, 2008, 10:15 pm
    Post #24 - June 26th, 2008, 10:15 pm Post #24 - June 26th, 2008, 10:15 pm
    sazerac wrote:Katy's Dumpling House
    665 N. Cass Ave.
    Westmont, IL 60559
    (630) 323-9393

    "House Specials" Menu Board*


    Hey, Katy's has some specials on the board written in Chinese characters; not that I have a hard enough time deciding on what to order :shock: , does anyone have any idea what these dishes are?
  • Post #25 - June 27th, 2008, 12:02 am
    Post #25 - June 27th, 2008, 12:02 am Post #25 - June 27th, 2008, 12:02 am
    Vital Information wrote:does anyone have any idea what these dishes are?

    Sazerac does, 8-9 posts above yours.
    Sauce on the side, always, implied, axiomatic..........never a doubt, BBQ sauce without.

    Low & Slow
  • Post #26 - June 27th, 2008, 7:20 am
    Post #26 - June 27th, 2008, 7:20 am Post #26 - June 27th, 2008, 7:20 am
    G Wiv wrote:
    Vital Information wrote:does anyone have any idea what these dishes are?

    Sazerac does, 8-9 posts above yours.


    No, there's about 4 or 5 new items, not included based on a visit the other day. That's why I asked. I should have said:

    Katy's has some new specials written near the already translated board, does anyone know what they are?
  • Post #27 - June 27th, 2008, 7:33 am
    Post #27 - June 27th, 2008, 7:33 am Post #27 - June 27th, 2008, 7:33 am
    Vital Information wrote:No, there's about 4 or 5 new items, not included based on a visit the other day. That's why I asked. I should have said:

    Interesting, I'm due for a Katy's visit, I'll snap and post a picture of the new items.
    Sauce on the side, always, implied, axiomatic..........never a doubt, BBQ sauce without.

    Low & Slow
  • Post #28 - June 27th, 2008, 8:37 am
    Post #28 - June 27th, 2008, 8:37 am Post #28 - June 27th, 2008, 8:37 am
    Hi,

    I saw these new menu items back in February, which CrazyC translated. I never got around to posting them, though there could always be more:

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    Xue Cai (Potherb mustard) and Pork Noodle Soup

    Zha Cai (Szechuan Preserved Vegetable) and Pork Noodle Soup

    (http://www.cuisine-asia.com/ingredients/ing070716.asp)

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    Left
    Pork and Green Onion Dumplings - 50 for $12
    Pork and Chinese Celery Dumplings - 50 for $12

    Right Top:
    Garlic Butter Baby Bok Choy

    Right Bottom:
    Pork with Bamboo Shoots (I think so... not 100% sure on the vegetable, but pretty sure... :))

    Regards,
    Cathy2

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  • Post #29 - June 27th, 2008, 10:16 am
    Post #29 - June 27th, 2008, 10:16 am Post #29 - June 27th, 2008, 10:16 am
    Thanks Cathy2, I think that's it, but ya never know! :)
  • Post #30 - May 10th, 2013, 1:39 am
    Post #30 - May 10th, 2013, 1:39 am Post #30 - May 10th, 2013, 1:39 am
    Rainbow Cuisine
    4825 N Western Ave
    (773) 754-7660

    Here is the link back to the main Rainbow Cuisine thread

    Menu translation:

    APPETIZERS:
    Muu Ping - grilled pork skewers
    Hawy Tod - Crispy Fried Mussels pancakes
    Tod Mun - Fish Cakes
    Kai Tod - Fried Chicken with fish sauce
    Neua Daet Diaw - fried dried marinated beef
    Sai Krog I-San - Fermented Isaan Sausages
    Kanom Buang yuan - Crispy Thai Crepes w/savory filling (Vietnamese origins: banh xeo)

    SALADS:
    Somtum Thai / Poo - Green papaya salad with dried shrimp and peanut / (Poo) same w/ pickled crabs.
    Yum Hed - mushroom (straw?) spiciy salad
    soop Nawmai - Bamboo shoot salad
    Nam Tok - Beef salad with rice powder
    Laap - Thai mincemeat salad (ingredients?)
    Tap Waan - Liver salad
    Yam Woon Sen - Glass noodle salad (probably with shrimp and pork?)
    Phla Kung - Thai Prawn Salad
    Nam Khao Tod - Crispy rice salad with nam
    Yam Talay - Mixed seafood salad
    Yam Plar Meuk - squid salad
    Kung Chea Nam Plar - Raw shrimp salad

    STIR FRIES, SOUPS, CURRIES:
    Khao pad name - Thai fried rice
    Yen ta fo - Pink noodle soup
    Kuay tiaw reua - boat noodle soup
    sukil-yaki naeng / haeng - hot pot (naeng vs haeng, i’m not sure)
    kha naa muu krawp - chinese broccoli with crispy pork
    kha nam pla khem - chinese broccoli with salty fish
    Keang paa - jungle curry
    Khao Khluk ka-pi - fried rice with shrimp paste topped with sweet pork, shredded egg and sliced apple.
    tom khlong plar chawn - tamrind sour soup
    kaeng som pla chawn - sour spicy fish soup
    po taek - seafood soup
    pad ped pla duk - stir fried catfish in red paste
    ped talay - stirfried seafood
    nam prik pla tou - fish paste dip
    kang liang goong sod - spicey soup with mix veg and prawn
    Tom Yum Goong - hot sour soup

    DESSERTS:
    cheesecake cappuccino
    Ngaw - Rambutan (spiney fruit)
    liit chii - (lychee?)
    coconut ice cream
    bua lawy - rice balls in sweetened coconut milk
    sticky rice stuffed with banana
    kluay buat chii - unripe banana in coconut milk
    kluay khaek - fried banana
    khao niaw thurian - stiky rice with durian and coconut cream
    Khao niaw mamuang - sticky rice with mango


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