Battle of the Dishes

A Restaurant By Any Other Name: Tottie's Asian Fusion vs. TOTT's Asian Diner

A memorable name can make or break a restaurant, whether it's something delightfully amusing like Santa Cruz's 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall pub or snicker-inducing raunchy -- for example, Portland's Hung Far Low or the forthcoming Beaver Choice in Tempe. So I was surprised to find two Asian restaurants with similar names, both of which came highly recommended for their egg rolls, within miles of each other in the East Valley.

Thus the bell rang on a Battle of the Egg Rolls, with Tottie's and TOTT's in the ring. Read on and try to keep the two restaurants straight.

In One Corner: Tottie's Asian Fusion
7901 E. Thomas Rd. in Scottsdale

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Wynter Holden
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