Normally, I order the Pork Chop Noodle (see post from Peaceful Cafe) as my carb dish, but we decided on the Hot and Sour Soup Noodle here instead. This was a real winner, the soup was nice and sour with a nice splash of chilli oil for heat. It was filled with all the fixings, shrimp, bamboo shoots, wood ear and tofu. The noodles soaked up the broth nicely and gave the dish a rich velvety texture. I could have used more heat, but I think it's enough for most people.
And up next, the Leeks Cake, filled to the brim with leeks and pan fried to a nice golden colour. If you love leeks, this is the dish for you. The filling was fresh and plentiful. The skin has a bit of a chew to it, and albeit it being a bit oily, it wasn't overly so. But my hands down favourite dish for lunch is their Sticky Rice Roll. These come piping hot from the kitchen and are chock full of Pork Floss, Preserved Vegetables and a Chinese Donut (salty). The softness of the floss, the slight crunch from the veggies and the bold crunch from the donut enveloped within a coating of warm sticky rice all make for a perfect bite. If you are getting a bit full, go for the middle where there is a better filling-to-rice ratio, more bang for your buck.
Here is a better view of all the filling inside the roll. Trust me, this was my favourite from the lunch! So, what was the best part of this lunch? All in, we were out less than $30! Two people, five dishes and plenty of leftovers!
- Servers don't speak much English but they do have an English menu.
- Come early to avoid the lineup, they are pretty small and fill up quickly.
- They have a wide variety of dessert, including my favourite, Rice Balls with Crushed Peanuts!