New Lakeview Restaurant - Nostalgic Eats!
I've just come to the realization that winter break is coming to an end *groans* School starts up on Tuesday and my first class is at 9:30 am... why do I do this to myself?
Oh, and I almost forgot: HAPPY (Belated) NEW YEARS EVERYBODY!! Hope you didn't have too much fun ;)
I didn't do much for New Years this year. My dad and I spent the entire evening watching "The Imitation Game" on Netflix. My most eventful New Years was in Vegas ~ I fainted 2 minutes before midnight from all the smoke in the casino and people had to carry me back to my hotel room...
On New Years Day we went to New Lakeview to celebrate because we didn't want to wander too far from home! Mann, going back to New Lakeview was a trip down memory lane!!! I use to go here all the time with my grandparents a few years back. Their sweet and sour pork was my go to, I would order it every time. Yes, I was a diehard S&S Pork fan (still am) and I'm not ashamed to admit it ;)
The place was packed when we arrived, we actually had to wait for a seat! The interior hasn't changed one bit - the furniture, the decor, everything's stayed the same! We were seated at a really cramped table but the waitresses were nice enough to offer us a new table when a spot cleared up.
Sweet & Sour Pork
Not as awesome as I remember, but then again, my tastebuds have matured a lot since then. The pork itself was well executed; the batter wasn't too heavy and the exterior was really crunchy!! Flavour wise, it could've packed more punch, I would've preferred if the sauce was tangier. This was a very generous serving, which we really appreciated!!
This was pretty yummy!! The batter was super crunchy and the beef wasn't dry!! We asked if the waitress if this was spicy and she said that it was really spicy ~ however, when it came it wasn't spicy at all! The beef was subtly spicy and a bit sweet, we could'nt taste much of the ginger though.
Fish Fillet & Tofu Claypot
My dad wanted to order a claypot so we got this!! The fish was moist and silky, and there was an ample amount of tofu. There was even some mushroom in there! It wasn't too salty but the flavours lacked depth.
Our pot of rice!! I finished 3/4 of it all by maaaa self ;)