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  • n. A popular Laotian or Thai spicy diced-meat salad with ground, chopped, or minced meat and vegetables.


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  • On the table, the larb is beautiful and ballsy: green, purple and fragrant.

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  • I returned to the restaurant a few times to make more of a dent in its lengthy menu, and I can report that the ground chicken salad known as larb gai pulses with mint and cilantro as well as lime, and that green curry with sliced beef and soft Asian eggplant is packed to please a meat eater but not necessarily a heat seeker.

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  • I had the beef larb, tart as tart could be and with just the right level of heat (hot enough to eventually shut down my taste buds).

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  • He often eats Thai food, including fresh Thai salads like nam tok (a sliced beef dish) and larb (ground meat and vegetables).

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  • The larb salad features ground meat seasoned with mint, lime, cilantro and scallions.

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  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The larb pla korb crispy whole tilapia with shallot, mint, cilantro and chili lime dressing at Zabb Elee.

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  • Then I slice the meat carpaccio thin – minced meat is more usual in a larb, but I do it my teacher's way.

    Cooking up holiday memories

  • Those likes, in a given week, might include anything from hot dogs to Veggie Booty to larb gai to fish eyeballs.

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  • Other dishes served included coco mango salad; larb (ground beef); pad ka thi (mixed veggies with a coconut sauce); pad thai; and pla pear (fish with basil and coconut).

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  • There are dishes that have the typical, familiar Thai names like larb (spicy minced meat), mee krob (crisp fried noodles), pad thai (soft rice noodles stir fried with vegetables and garnished with peanuts), satay (meat on skewers) and panang curry.

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