This is a great entrée salad idea for the Pineapple Room for lunch. In the summer time, it gets hot, so to eat a cold salad like this with jalapenos, mint, basil and rice noodles with chilled shrimp and braised pork was really satisfying and refreshing. Hong and I actually worked together to get this done. It kind of reminded me of a noodle dish I had in Korea called Jjajangmyun, and it also reminded me of eating Vietnamese pho. It reminded Hong of a Korean dish too, so it made me happy that our resident Korean expert, Hong, agreed that the flavors reminded both of us of the same thing.