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Old 04-19-2013, 06:37 PM   #1
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How would YOU eat this?

The title says it all. How would you go about eating this fine looking meal if you were served it in a restaurant?

This Detroit Remedy member (former member?) sure has some beautiful looking meals. Quite diverse, too. And I'm not exactly what this is, as it is simply labeled sweet, sour, salty, astringent, but it sure looks tasty.
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Knowing that you don't eat every garnish placed upon a plate, I feel like this garnish should be eaten. Maybe squeeze the lime over everything... place the peppers on the side and cut them into small pieces to scoop onto your fork before taking some of the meat mixture and rice? And is that mint? I'd probably leave that, but that's me. Heck, maybe it is all garnish and all of it should be left
Of course, if this what being served at my house that rice would be flattened out on my plate and the rest piled on top The chilies would be cut and sprinkled on top... then my hands washed twice And the lime squeezed over the top.

It sure looks appetizing, doesn't it?
So how many here would eat the garnish and what would be proper? (assuming you like those flavors)
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Old 04-19-2013, 06:50 PM   #2
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I'd do the same, Pac, and eat the mint too! Anything on my plate is fair game.
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Old 04-19-2013, 06:57 PM   #3
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I'd do the same, Pac, and eat the mint too! Anything on my plate is fair game.
How would you eat the mint?
Would you tear it up with your hands and sprinkle it on top?
Daintily cut it with a knife and fork so as not to use your hands?
Pick up a leaf and nibble it now and then?
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:04 PM   #4
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How would you eat the mint?
Would you tear it up with your hands and sprinkle it on top?
Daintily cut it with a knife and fork so as not to use your hands?
Pick up a leaf and nibble it now and then?
I would probably rip it up and sprinkle, or save it as a palate cleanser.
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:08 PM   #5
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Thanks for your feedback.
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:20 PM   #6
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I would use chopsticks.
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:22 PM   #7
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If the dish has heat, I'd probably skip the red chilies in the garnish. Beyond that, I'd squeeze the lime and grab some rice and some of the surrounding meat and veggies together and chow down.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:10 PM   #8
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I would use chopsticks.
So you would eat the garnish whole?
That's a lot of red chilie pepper to be eating in one gulp
Or do you have a way of cutting up the garnish using chopsticks?
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Give the chilies to my brother, nab the limes that others won't eat, lime juice over the meat portion, chopsticks would make quick work and the mint as a palate cleanser. Possibly lick the plate if there is no "company."
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:40 PM   #10
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I'm still waiting for someone to rub the lime on their hand and sprinkle salt on it, preceded by a shot of 1800. What can your garnish do?
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