Tea is a very personal thing. When you have not tasted the tea selection a restaurant serve I hesitate to risk ordering the so called higher end tea. When I asked the gentleman who looked like he is one of the more senior lead in the waiter service how does the tea menu works, he laughed at me. Instead of explaining the different tea to me he pretty much just told me to order the regular tea of $26 a pot instead of the 3 digit priced tea selection. Later I learned the 3 digit priced tea is at the same price point as Fiji and Evian bottled water at this restaurant. I am glad and it is more justified to me to order a regular tea that I won't be disappointed. The same lead server never came back to our table to serve us.
Instead for the rest of the night we were served by this very young server who spilled tea when pouring tea into my cup. He didn't even bother changing the tea filled saucer for me that my tea cup dripped tea every time I picked it up to drink the $26 a pot tea.
The service is not too intrusive. It is attentive but when it is not too busy in the earlier evening, having a server standing by in the dark by the table seem a bit spooky.
We were presented with more than enough and not sure what they are for set of 6 sauces as condiments. They were for general purpose as we were not told which one pairs with which dish we ordered. The range is pretty odd. They were vinegar, plum sauce, soy sauce, and three other spicy sauces. The honey glazed toasted walnut with sesame are very crunchy and tasty.
To keep this short, for food quality wise I am not impressed. The wok fried lobster with crab roe and milk was not only bland but if I was blind folded i would not even be able to tell that i was having lobster. Yet, it is very difficult to not able to identify the lobster texture and its nature flavor?! The Lung Kong chicken dish was good but most decent restaurants can deliver the same caliber and yet this is a two Michelin star restaurant. Of the 4 dishes we ordered, we enjoyed the Wok Fried Scrambled Eggs with Conpoy and Fish Maw even though the locating the Fish Maw was like treasure hunting, and Braised French Beans with Preserved Olives which any flaw can easily masked by the heavy flavor preserved olives. We thought it would be wise to order from the Chef Lau's Recommendations but we were wrong.
Overall, the dishes are fine except we were expecting something of the two Michelin Star quality and that was what left us with lots of question marks. The only thing we knew for sure was there's much room for improvement for both service and food quality at this price point. I am quite sure no one expect going to this restaurant for an average or mid point priced dinning experience. It simply takes quite a bit more to pay some respect to your clients.
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