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Asia Buffet re-opening QBridge Road/Route 33 Hamilton


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Asia Buffet re-opening QBridge Road/Route 33 Hamilton

chettad | Jan 7, 2010 12:36 PM

I've been here twice in the past week, nicely crowded each time. It remodeled and opened recently and there is a lunch buffet for $6.99, with a special grand opening discount of 15%, so for two with tax and tip it was $15. Like any buffet, there are hits and misses so these are my edited selections: You must enforce the 4th inning rule, try to arrive after 12:30 to ensure that the selections are hot and fresh. I went at 12:00 yesterday so I ordered a noodle soup at the soup bar- just about every Asian person was eating one- a soup made to order in front of you. There is an English menu that you can order the soup from. Next I munched on peel and eat shrimp with cocktail sauce and fresh lemon wedge. There were two sushi chefs making standard rolls- there was nothing out of this world, but ok for a buffet. I had standard California, unagi and tuna rolls. Next some hot food: near the dumplings under a metal lid, there is a Thai? sweet rice dish, steamed sticky jasmine rice with red bean paste and a little bit of mango and raisin. I think it may be a desert but I ate with my meal. Other hot buffet highlights, veg tempura and chicken tonkatsu. Tasty, but this area of the buffet is not heated so you have to keep an eye out and run there when it is being refilled. They ruin the chicken tonkatsu by putting a drizzle of ketchup? instead of the plum sauce. Oh well. The standard General Tso chick, three kinds of shrimp entrees, and plenty of bland items for your bland friends. For dessert there is an ice cream machine with cones, which I guess is tasty because I saw one old guy eat three of them. I had tasty orange and kiwi slices. There were those typical sponge/cream cakes and some hot sesame balls. Overall good- worth two for $15. Be careful of the crab people- there was a hot entree of fried crab and people were stampeding. Give it a try- I don't know how long the 15% discount will last.

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