You won’t go hungry at this Asian ‘steam’ table - Metro US

You won’t go hungry at this Asian ‘steam’ table

Steamy’s Asian Tapas & Grill
147 Spadina Ave. (at Richmond St. West)

lunch Mon to Fri 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., dinner Mon to Sat 5 p.m. tp 9 p.m.
Rating: ** 1/2
Price range: $1 to $10.25

Double Dragon is now Steamy’s Asian Tapas & Grill. They offer a steam table at lunch and dinner “tapas” menu.

I like that the lunch menu runs to 4 p.m. — not everyone gets out of the office right at noon or 1 p.m. anymore. And there are a lot of options — daily combos, rice, noodles, vermicelli and chef’s recommendations.

I get Lemongrass Chicken ($7.45) with my choice of noodles or rice and mixed veg. The Flintstone-sized piece of chicken is moist and crisp, with the salty sweetness of rich lemongrass in every bite. The vegetables are firm, except for the soft, water-logged bok choy.

Grilled Atlantic Salmon ($9.85) also offers up a huge portion. You won’t go hungry eating here.

If you prefer your lunch piping hot, you might be disappointed. Mine was just warm, which I don’t mind — it means I don’t have to wait for it to cool down.

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