Visited the branch at Focus Mall (3rd floor), WangJing - it is not updated here that they have a branch there.
They serve decent dimsum at decent price tags which you have to place your order before 5pm. Was impressed that their roast pigeon was pretty good at a cheap price of 30RMB (eat in only). Their vegetable mushroom buns weren't as good as expected. The custard (Liu Sar Bao) buns were good. We ordered about 10 items and total bill came up to about 200 plus RMB - something quite affordable and value for money compared to other dim sum places.
However, service wasn't very impressive. We asked for chilii oil but never came at all. Everything was in quite a mess, not enough chopsticks,tables were not cleaned.
Menu was in Chnese with some poorly translated English; you tick what you like to order on the order paper.
First time to venture into this outlet decorated in the usual cultrual fabric of a Mexican restaurant. Ordered the chicken Taco's (spicy one) can't remember the name 46rmb. Plate came with refried beans (tinned) rice (not bad), side salad was about 5 chiffonaded 1cm diametter pieces of green lettuce. Two Taco's withn 10cm width with a table spoon and a half of bland, shreaded chicken. Water cup still had reminants of the sticky label around the side. Maybe other dishes are better, but was not impressed left feeling hungry and robbed.
Like this place. Bright and causal with lots of light. Felt warm during a cold winter day. Food was excellent, they use very good ingredients. Portions are tapas size. Some fusion dishes. Will come again soon.
I just now didn't eat lunch at Burger Me in Aegean Mall. I mean I ordered, but the crap that came to the table was such a travesty that I couldn't touch it beyond the single bite I managed. For one, the bread was soggy with butter. For another, the meatball--I can't call it a patty--took up only one quarter of the area of the bread, which disintegrated into a puddle of condiments when I picked it up. Finally, the meat itself was tasteless. I slid the burger-like thing from in front of me, paid my bill, and left. If you're looking for an American burger, then take this American's advice, DON'T go to Burger Me. The place might as well be called Bugger Me!
Had dinner at Okra with a couple of friends and cannot think of anything to complain. The sashimi (sashimi platter) were fresh and well prepared, the nigiri (sushi platter) were exquisite (the rice alone was fantastic) and the Wagyu beef one of the best I've ever had. Had to get an extra order of the chutoro as that was to die for.
Didn't try the cocktails but was told they were up to the same standard with the food.
Great food served in Zen-like decor with jazz playing in the background amounts to a very nice evening.
I seem to be on a bit of a lucky streak with Beijing restos...
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