On August 3, 2011, we went to a new restaurant in town. Actually in Meridian at the St Luke’s complex on Eagle Road. It is called Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill. You can view a complete menu and get more information on their web site at Ling and Louie’s. We had a good experience, but I am sorry that they are not local, but rather a chain. With that being said, I will still rate them as a 4-Star – out of 5 – restaurant. The food that we had, pictured below, was really good. We went for the meatloaf. It was good, but it was not Mom’s. We shared both that and a Wango Mango Shrimp dish that was awesome. Full of not overly done shrimp over brown rice – you have a choice between Brown or Jasmine rice. I would definitely have that again. But look at these photos. Then try them out. Cheers! Left-Click any of these photos to see full screen.

Water feature in the Main Dinning room.

Wango Mango Shrimp
sweet and tangy wok’d shrimp with diced mango, fresh chopped spinach and Thai basil

Ling’s Meatloaf
homemade meatloaf with a savory Asian brown gravy, wasabi mashed potatoes, Szechuan green beans

Chocolate Volcano
flourless chocolate cake served warm and topped with fresh strawberries, vanilla bean ice cream and raspberry sauce

Banana Caramel Spring Roll
spring roll filled with banana cheesecake and dusted with cinnamon and sugar with fresh strawberries, caramel sauce and vanilla bean ice cream

The remains of the banana spring roll. It was that good! But then so was the chocolate volcano, but there was nothing left to photograph of that one!

This was a good experience for us and we recommend it to you for you to try. The address is 1210 E Louise Drive, Meridian, Idaho 83642. They do serve Idaho wines and a fantastic and very refreshing Ginger Lime Margarita. It was good to meet Andy, the Manager and the Assistant Manager Noah. Our waite person, was Vince.

So there you have our opinion. Do try them out. We think you will like Ling and Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill. Cheers!