Friday, May 31, 2013

Caveat Emptor - Restoran Min Seng

Restoran Min Seng
29-47 Jalan BP 6/2
Bandar Bukit Puchong
47100 Puchong
(Coordinates: 2° 59' 4.25", 101° 37' 20.00")

These are one of the rare times when we're not writing to recommend a restaurant. On the contrary, it’s again to issue a stern Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware) statement.

We were in the vicinity today looking for another eating place which was supposed located at  Jalan BP 7/16 (I guess our GPS navigator failed us), and stumbled upon this restaurant. Since it was already past 1:30PM and it looked like any other run of the mill Chinese restaurant, we decided to have lunch here.

it should be called Restoran Medan or something
if you like salty/oily pan mee..
nothing but bland, bland, bland dishes!
the only thing tolerable here

Cat had the very salty dry chili pan mee; Brendan had the very oily spicy pan mee while I sampled the mixed rice which turned out to be very bland (bleargh!). Looking around we discovered it was manned and run 100% by Indonesians. I guess this explains the lack of taste in the ‘Chinese’ dishes prepared. We have nothing against the Indonesians but why is this restaurant called Min Seng then?

So unless you’re very hungry we’d suggest you give this so-called Chinese restaurant a pass!

Forced Hiatus!

It would have been exactly seven months to the day since our last post.  A lot has happened since then, and without going into details ou...