Lunch at Noodle Doodle Do (Closed)

Posted by Holly Whitfield | October 22nd 2009 1380 0

Noodle Doodle Do

Noodle Doodle Do

Ed. Note: Do is closed. In its place is Bar DKDC.

It seems like it’s been kind of cold and/or raining every other day this month. As a result, I’ve started eating like it’s mid-December – lots of bread, soup, potatoes and tea.

This afternoon, I braved the rain to get my soup fix at Noodle Doodle Do (the lunchtime version of Do Sushi in Cooper-Young). At lunch, the small restaurant is way less crowded and a little bit more affordable (most of the soups are between $7-$10). They still serve appetizers and sushi and have bento box and spring roll specials at lunch.

When I have lunch there, I usually get the chicken pho. It’s got shredded chicken, rice noodles, cilantro, mint and some veggies in a lemony broth. It’s nice and simple and mild.

Today, I had the tom kha gai soup. It had coconut milk, baby corn, lime, shredded chicken and mushrooms. It was delicous – sweet, but a spicy (though, not spicy enough to clear up my sinus infection.

It came to the table in a big silver tureen that kind of looked like a small, upside-down bundt pan with a lid. I’m not sure why it wasn’t in a regular bowl, as the bundt pan shape isn’t ideal for spoon use.

My lunch buddy had the Kobe beef curry soup. I didn’t get to try any, but he confirmed that it is as tasty as it looks.

Go there:

Noodle Doodle Do

964 S Cooper St
Memphis, TN 38104-5611
(901) 272-0830

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Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Cristen says:

    One of the best restaurants in town! I have not been for lunch and probably never will be (unless they do Noodle Doodle Do on the weekends?) but it’s always sounded like a great lunch alternative for midtown. Their sushi is the best too.

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