2816-207 Erwin Road, Durham;
Rating: 2 1/2 stars
Prices: entrees average less than $10.
Atmosphere: contemporary Asian on a shoestring.
Service: fast and friendly (counter service).
Recommended: lettuce wraps, Chinese beef stew, pad thai.
Open: lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: not accepted (but will try to accommodate large parties).
Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer and wine (limited selection); smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-friendly.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:
4 stars Extraordinary.
3 stars Excellent.
2 stars Good.
1 star Fair.
Zero stars: Poor
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