This used to be one of my absolute favorites. But over the last six months (in three visits), twice I've found long black straight hair in my food (had to really push that out of my mind to go back again), and this last time, realized that they use MSG. I used to go there because not only was the food very good and fresh tasting, but I didn't get geeked out like I do at other Asian restaurants that do use MSG, and they used to have a sign by the front counter that said ""No MSG."" Last night when I ate there, I could feel those familiar signs that I had eaten MSG and I checked the menu -- it no longer made an MSG statement. I went to the front counter -- the sign was gone. I asked if they used MSG, they reluctantly said yes. I asked why. The woman just stared at me. I asked how long ago they switched, and she said, ""Oh, a long time ago."" Well, I could stand a hair or two, though that alone grossed me out. But even though the food is really good tasting and unique, I don't want MSG, and the meat portions in the dishes seem to be shrinking quite a bit anyway. Hair, MSG and lack of main ingredient. Won't be going back any time soon.
Pros: great taste, unique dishes (stuffed eggplant one of my favs)
Cons: they use MSG, let hair get in their food, light on meat ingredients