|Cold mung bean noodles|
|Cucumber in vinegar|
|Pork and cabbage soup|
|Steamed spare ribs with pumpkin|
|Chilli braised beef|
|Pea shoot soup|
|Dumplings in "red oil"|
Finally (before the dessert, which I forgot to take a photo of - oops), in typical Chinese fashion, there were carbs. Not sure what to think of these dumplings. The wrappers were thick, yes, but that's normal for central/northern fare. What bothered me was that the wrappers seemed a bit too dense and hard. It wasn't horrible though, just a thought.
A fresh look helped then, though I think this goes to show that even with the new perspective, there are some very technical/practical things that can't hide behind a "nouveau" facade.
I should probably also note that service was great. The host (the artist-husband) was always cheery and graceful (though his art... well, each to their own), and even though by the time we left, the chef (wife) didn't come out to sing, she did make a round on the floor to greet us. I recently (actually just yesterday) heard a rumour that the husband wasn't exactly keeping his mm-hmm in his pants, and that the couple had split up. I don't know what the story is, but they were both there when I had this dinner (a couple of weeks ago), so I hope everything's okay with them...!
Da Ping Huo
LG/F 49 Hollywood Rd (enter on Graham St)
+852 2559 1317
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