Looking for the real Chinese food thing, or the closest thing to it here in Austin? Check out the green and pink shack over there, yeah, the one that looks like a taqueria or a flower shop. Mmmm, here's that smell - that greasy, heavy air that fills up your nostrils and coats your skin - and there's the menu in Chinese posted in strips up on the windows. Now try the food - flat pan-fried noodles, rice soup, noodles in brown beef broth - the very stuff of Hong Kong street dining that brings the local Asian clientele flocking to the smudged glass counter. And remember, this is strictly a wooden chopstick, nothing over $5.50, serve yourself for drinks kind of joint where they bark out your name to come pick up your food, and you leave fat, greased up, and happy. You're loving it, aren't you?
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