Note: This is Scott’s last Local Flavor column for The Community Paper. Beginning this month, Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps will be offering some of his favorite recipes.
Pom Pom’s Teahouse & Sandwicheria has been a staple of the Milk District since long before it was called the Milk District. And the sandwiches have such a loyal following that when owner Pom Moongauklang announced last year that she was switching the nighttime menu to feature cold noodle dishes – and no sandwiches – her fans rebelled. The noodles were nixed and the sandwiches reinstated.
They really should have given the noodles a try because Moongauklang knows her stuff. Raised in Thailand, she moved to New York and earned a degree as a pastry chef, working in such restaurants as the original Nobu and Lucky Chang’s, which was famous for its cross-dressing serving staff. Imagine that today.(more…)