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Diners enjoy their pu pu platter in the Volcano Bay room at the Kowloon. (Josh Reynolds/Globe Staff) Josh Reynolds/Globe Staff

South Seas chic

One man's quest to unearth old-style Polynesian paradises

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / May 24, 2007

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My parent's idea of fine exotic dining -- North Central Massachusetts-style -- was a Polynesian paradise in Leominster called Singapore. As far as I was concerned, this was better than a trip to Asia. Singapore had mysterious, dark-brown fried rice; a dangerous blue flame flickering in the pu pu platter, and a placemat that informed me I was born in ... (Full article: 1484 words)

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