Not So Good Lunch @ Ye Shanghai on 7Apr2016

teochew muay dishes

teochew muay dishes

we arranged to visit a primary school classmate & 7 of us decided to have lunch at ye shanghai on 7.4.2016. 🙂

we were early at 11.15am so there were only few people queueing.

never thought i would say this of ye shanghai as every meal i had here were good previously, but it was not so good today.

a few people wanted lor arh, braised duck. i have not tried here before, so quite happy to try it.

unfortunately though it was quite expensive (duck are more expensive items so not that it was especially expensive here!), and really not nice, too salty & not “pang” ie flavourful…

kong bak & egg

kong bak & egg

i list the food in accordance with my personal preference.

i wanted pig skin. somehow they did not have today. my friend who blanjah lunch (treated us) ordered the kong bak. always liked it here, but it was also not really special…

the one at hoower food court at haig road (happens that also blanjah by this same friend) was actually more flavourful.

minced pork balls

minced pork balls

the minced pork balls were not bad, though i personally prefer the 咸鱼饼minced pork with salted fish.

chicken cutlets?

chicken cutlets?

the chicken tonkatsu (haha!) was ok, but then it’s chicken dish not what i normally order for teochew muay, meat was dry not moist & tender so maybe below par even as chicken cutlet kind of dish.

cabbage

cabbage

cabbage always good here.

now i think my own cabbage much better la…

peanuts

peanuts

never taken peanuts here. it was ok.

1/2 braised duck

1/2 braised duck

& the expensive 1/2 duck. 2 friends who had wanted the duck also said it’s too salty.

1/2 braised duck

1/2 braised duck

in fact i ended up eating more duck i think. but as i said, not “pang” also ie flavourful…

hmmm…my own lor arh, braised duck, a whole lot better than this la…

haebeehiam mnced pork

haebeehiam mnced pork

this dish though i cannot understand. it’s actually a disaster, quite bad!

firstly the minced pork texture & flavour did not go well at all with the haebeehiam, dry PLUS dry texture.

the spicy black bean minced pork in shi le yuan was much better.

my own spicy black bean minced pork which i did for the first time, not so good, but also a lot better, actually no comparison cos this one is just bad.

i not sure how much the 1/2 duck cost, estimate say S$19, plus 6 other dishes, i estimate around S$50 for 7pax.

well, work most times, but not as well once in a while. 🙂

will still come back…the only take away i have is not to order duck so can order another few nice dishes at same total cost.

c.h.e.f andy

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