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The Kitchen Millbrae

Momo | May 7, 2006 07:07 PM

We had the dinner for two for $38pp on a Thursday and it was excellent. I suspect that this was because of the restaurant opening and will only be available for a short period of time.

The $38 set dinner for two included:
1) Roasted pigeon
2) Crabmeat shark's fin
3) Abalone
4) Garlic steamed lobster
5) Rice porridge with fresh oyster
6) Dessert

This was a great value and I highly recommend it. The crabmeat shark's fin was served in big individual heated bowls. The abalone was made with oyster sauce and each person had their own. The garlic steamed lobster was very fresh. And the rice porridge was made with really fresh oyster bits.

We also went as a group of 10 and had the set dinner for 10 for $288 but the food was not as good as the set dinner for two. However, it could also be because they were very busy on the weekend when we went for the group dinner.

I think this restaurant is doing quite well and is trying to take some of Zen's business to serve some high end gourmet Chinese food. The decor is nothing too fancy but they do emphasize on their sharks' fin and abalone dishes. There was a one hour wait on a Saturday night for dinner. The waiter recommended coming on a week day. He said that the chef used to work in Fook Yuen and has now opened his own restaurant.

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