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Ulysses G.    25,571

the dreaded mayo again? What happened to good old cacik?

I think a big blob of mayo/ketchup helps to "standardize" the flavour and moisten dry meat.

I'm not expert on kebabs, but mayo sounds better than catsup to me and catsup always seems to be available at these stands.

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raro    2,011

the dreaded mayo again? What happened to good old cacik?

I think a big blob of mayo/ketchup helps to "standardize" the flavour and moisten dry meat.

I'm not expert on kebabs, but mayo sounds better than catsup to me and catsup always seems to be available at these stands.

Neither mayo nor ketchup. Yoghurt based garlic sauce and a spicy red sauce. Mayo makes the overall appearance too fatty and ketchup qualifies as a food item only in a very wide definition of "food"

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poanoi    584

the dreaded mayo again? What happened to good old cacik?

I think a big blob of mayo/ketchup helps to "standardize" the flavour and moisten dry meat.

I'm not expert on kebabs, but mayo sounds better than catsup to me and catsup always seems to be available at these stands.

Neither mayo nor ketchup. Yoghurt based garlic sauce and a spicy red sauce. Mayo makes the overall appearance too fatty and ketchup qualifies as a food item only in a very wide definition of "food"

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That might well be the best quote i ever saw, i just wish i had the memory to bring it up when appropriate thumbsup.gif

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raro    2,011

Neither Döner nor Gyros, but this place deserves a honorable mention:

Vlandern Frituur in Soi LK Metro. YES! Real Belgium fries with Krokett Special and Bitterballen. Junk Food Heaven!

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Neither Döner nor Gyros, but this place deserves a honorable mention:

Vlandern Frituur in Soi LK Metro. YES! Real Belgium fries with Krokett Special and Bitterballen. Junk Food Heaven!

Not sure if the place was mentioned earlier, but I stopped by Donor King the other day. It looked good from the outside. Menu OK. BUT, no yoghurt/cucumber sauce--only mayo, garlic, ketchup. I just could not bring myself to even try it. I do not understand why these places are "brain dead" when it comes to proper sauces. About ketchup: yes, totally disgusting, but I have had a tomato-based, oregano, lemon, garlic, onion (not sure about all of the ingredients, but definitely not ketchup, think Greek style tomato sauce) sauce at some Greek places. That sauce was fantastic on grilled beef skewers placed inside Greek bread. Speaking of Greek bread (or even good Middle-Eastern bread) I have never seen it at any of these places. All they have to do is offer Greek style bread and a decent Greek style or Middle-Eastern style yoghurt-based sauce and their product would improve immensely.

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Jayman    856

Neither D nor Gyros, but this place deserves a honorable mention:

Vlandern Frituur in Soi LK Metro. YES! Real Belgium fries with Krokett Special and Bitterballen. Junk Food Heaven!

Not sure if the place was mentioned earlier, but I stopped by Donor King the other day. It looked good from the outside. Menu OK. BUT, no yoghurt/cucumber sauce--only mayo, garlic, ketchup. I just could not bring myself to even try it. I do not understand why these places are "brain dead" when it comes to proper sauces. About ketchup: yes, totally disgusting, but I have had a tomato-based, oregano, lemon, garlic, onion (not sure about all of the ingredients, but definitely not ketchup, think Greek style tomato sauce) sauce at some Greek places. That sauce was fantastic on grilled beef skewers placed inside Greek bread. Speaking of Greek bread (or even good Middle-Eastern bread) I have never seen it at any of these places. All they have to do is offer Greek style bread and a decent Greek style or Middle-Eastern style yoghurt-based sauce and their product would improve immensely.

I want to think the kebab shop (Mike's?) Inside big c south uses the yogurt based cucumber sauce. Is one of the very few that uses it.

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poanoi    584

In case you didnt know, mike (bigC pattaya tai) is setting up a resturant in the village across road machine on 3rd rd, it will be the 2nd resturant on the right hand if i understood him right

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raro    2,011

Neither Döner nor Gyros, but this place deserves a honorable mention:

Vlandern Frituur in Soi LK Metro. YES! Real Belgium fries with Krokett Special and Bitterballen. Junk Food Heaven!

Not sure if the place was mentioned earlier, but I stopped by Donor King the other day. It looked good from the outside. Menu OK. BUT, no yoghurt/cucumber sauce--only mayo, garlic, ketchup. I just could not bring myself to even try it. I do not understand why these places are "brain dead" when it comes to proper sauces. About ketchup: yes, totally disgusting, but I have had a tomato-based, oregano, lemon, garlic, onion (not sure about all of the ingredients, but definitely not ketchup, think Greek style tomato sauce) sauce at some Greek places. That sauce was fantastic on grilled beef skewers placed inside Greek bread. Speaking of Greek bread (or even good Middle-Eastern bread) I have never seen it at any of these places. All they have to do is offer Greek style bread and a decent Greek style or Middle-Eastern style yoghurt-based sauce and their product would improve immensely.

we discussed it before. They do have the bread you are looking for and the meat is also great. And they USED to have the sauces you were looking for. It is beyond me why they switched to Mayo and Ketchup.

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seasia    164

Where is this place exactly? I can't tell by the address:

http://www.foodpanda...zza-(-Pattaya-)

Hi

It is on Pattaya New Plaza, 2nd Road, approx opposite soi 8.

I`ve been past but not tried it yet.

Thanks. That's what I thought but wasn't sure. Anyone tried it?

I went there a couple of nights back, just after midnight, still open but had run out of lamb kebabs, chicken kebabs still available.

I had instead minced beef & cheese, with a very small quantity of tomato and onion on a pitta style bread, open, not folded.

Tasted OK to me, will try their lamb kebab another time as well as Doner King which seemed to be doing a good trade the other night.

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Phil Conners    594

Neither Döner nor Gyros, but this place deserves a honorable mention:

Vlandern Frituur in Soi LK Metro. YES! Real Belgium fries with Krokett Special and Bitterballen. Junk Food Heaven!

Not sure if the place was mentioned earlier, but I stopped by Donor King the other day. It looked good from the outside. Menu OK. BUT, no yoghurt/cucumber sauce--only mayo, garlic, ketchup. I just could not bring myself to even try it. I do not understand why these places are "brain dead" when it comes to proper sauces. About ketchup: yes, totally disgusting, but I have had a tomato-based, oregano, lemon, garlic, onion (not sure about all of the ingredients, but definitely not ketchup, think Greek style tomato sauce) sauce at some Greek places. That sauce was fantastic on grilled beef skewers placed inside Greek bread. Speaking of Greek bread (or even good Middle-Eastern bread) I have never seen it at any of these places. All they have to do is offer Greek style bread and a decent Greek style or Middle-Eastern style yoghurt-based sauce and their product would improve immensely.

we discussed it before. They do have the bread you are looking for and the meat is also great. And they USED to have the sauces you were looking for. It is beyond me why they switched to Mayo and Ketchup.

The only ketchup there is what's on the table (as it is on any restaurant table in Thailand, next to the awful chili "ketchup" thingy). They offer 3 "sauces" : mayo, garlic and spicy. All 3 appears to be mayo based. I accept if you don't like mayo it may not be for you, but I love the stuff. Maybe it's an acquired taste, I dunno.

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Jingthing    34,231

Where is this place exactly? I can't tell by the address:

http://www.foodpanda...zza-(-Pattaya-)

Hi

It is on Pattaya New Plaza, 2nd Road, approx opposite soi 8.

I`ve been past but not tried it yet.

Thanks. That's what I thought but wasn't sure. Anyone tried it?

I went there a couple of nights back, just after midnight, still open but had run out of lamb kebabs, chicken kebabs still available.

I had instead minced beef & cheese, with a very small quantity of tomato and onion on a pitta style bread, open, not folded.

Tasted OK to me, will try their lamb kebab another time as well as Doner King which seemed to be doing a good trade the other night.

This place offers yogurt sauce with garlic. I think it's a winner.

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Doner King: Went back one hour ago and had the Doner w/ beef. Verdict: It was good! The bread was interesting--like nothing I had ever eaten and fortunately not like the crap pita bread that most places serve. The bread is not "Greek style," or at least as I know it, but it was good and it is a plus that they are doing something different w/ bread. The meat was better than most places. The sauce, well, I ordered the mayonaise sauce. It was not horrible, but it is a mystery as to why they do not serve the real stuff (maybe Thais hate it?). There were several people there eating their stuff. I will go back the next time I get a craving for that type of food. I still wish somebody would serve Greek-style Gyros (made with lamb) w/ Greek bread. But, until then.......

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Jingthing    34,231

I agree the Doner King beef meat is great, the one time I went. I can't abide the mayo sauces. Perhaps some people can inform them that they could get some loyal expat business if they offer two non-mayo sauces: yogurt garlic and unsugared chile with no mayo? I doubt they care as they do good business doing what they are doing so why change. I have only been once and will never go back unless I hear word they change their sauce offerings. The customers were RUSSIAN. Russians of course are wild about mayo. I think that's your answer.

BTW, if I recall correctly, not only were there sauces mayo based, they were also overly sugar sweet. Yuck. Double yuck.

It's not that mayo doesn't fit with many foods. Like tuna salad. This kind, I don't think so.

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