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Jing Long Seafood Restaurant 金隆海鲜菜馆

Jing Long Seafood Restaurant 金隆海鲜菜馆

Off to Jing Long Seafood Restaurant 金隆海鲜菜馆 for a Chinese New Year special set dinner – 心想事成宴 六人套餐 $398+.

(top) 西刀鱼鱼生盆, (bottom) 三文鱼鱼生盆

(top) 西刀鱼鱼生盆, (bottom) 三文鱼鱼生盆

We had 2 servings of the 鱼生 as the waitress mixed up the orders and served us the 西刀鱼鱼生盆 instead of our order of 三文鱼鱼生盆. When we noticed the mistake, we had already consumed the entire plate. However, the staff decided to serve us another plate of 三文鱼鱼生盆 as an apology for their mistake. The 鱼生 was overwhelmed with carrots and it seemed like we were just eating carrots. The sliced raw fishes were rather skimpy and a slight disappointment.

海味网鲍盆菜

海味网鲍盆菜

The 海味网鲍盆菜 was probably the highlight of the set course meal. A chicken broth filled with dried scallops, abalones, sea cucumber, mushrooms and cabbage. The broth exuded the sweetness of the chicken and dried seafood. There was more chicken and cabbage than dried seafood, which was slightly disappointing. Guess good things only come in small amounts.

人参焯活虾

人参焯活虾

The 人参焯活虾 actually looked quite pathetic. The ginseng broth tasted minimally of ginseng and was pretty bland. The prawns were mediocre. Fresh and crunchy, but tasted no different from plainly boiled or steamed prawns.

生炒糯米饭

生炒糯米饭

The most disappointing dish of the meal was a toss between the 生炒糯米饭 and the dessert. The 生炒糯米饭 was almost like rice drenched in dark soya sauce. The rice was sorely lacking in fragrance and taste. There were bits of mushrooms, chestnuts and dried sausages in the rice, but like the lotus leaves, these did nothing to accentuate the flavour and aroma of the rice.

雪耳八宝汤

雪耳八宝汤

The 雪耳八宝汤 was almost a replica of the commonly found Cheng Tng. We struggled to find the Eight Treasures as basically, there wasn’t much ingredients in the dessert! The 雪耳八宝汤 was one-dimensionally sweet, nothing more than that.

Perhaps due to the festive crowd, the service at Jing Long Seafood Restaurant 金隆海鲜菜馆 was disorganized and slipshod. There was only one thing on the waitresses’ mind – to make sure the 1st round of customers clear the tables before the 2nd round. The waitress were in a mad rush and made many mistakes. We felt very pressured throughout the entire meal. It wasn’t a leisurely and comfortable meal. The food was of sub-standard quality and seemingly akin to mass production. Somehow, we struggled to justify the amount we were paying.

Jing Long Seafood Restaurant 金隆海鲜菜馆
Block 412, #01-152
Bedok North Avenue 2

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Written by foodphd

February 8, 2013 at 8:12 pm

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