What’s Your Favorite Neighbourhood Joint?

My favourite joint – it’s not really in my immediate neighbourhood but a quick 20 minutes away – is the original Golden Dragon restaurant which is located in Mercy Estate, Ravipuram. So it’s an old joint and it’s been a favourite for quite a few years. I love Chinese food and my family and I have ordered it several 100 times over the years.

We used to love to go with uncles, aunts and my cousins to Chinese Garden but as I turned into my 20s, I started loving Golden Dragon. Mostly because it’s more authentic and it’s also more tasty. Plus – and this is very important – they have license for beer and alcoholic drinks. I love sitting there for a few hours, tasting some awesome pork, beef, seafood and chicken while downing a few beers or drinking vodka.

My cousin and I go once every couple of months and sit there for 4-5 hours and drink a few and eat a lot and chat quite a bit. I also go there with friends. I love this place.

Prompt from The Learning Network at The New York Times

Food Review #224

KFC’s Chicken Longer – a pathetic looking & below average tasting sandwich. It was cold, bland and dry with little chicken inside. I dunno if it was that particular KFC outlet (it’s on my way to work so it’s convenient) but KFC’s standards have dipped badly. On other occasions too I have noticed their poor service . French fries were the worst tasting ever. I did not review it in this video but when I bit into the chicken piece – it was cold on one side and on the other when I bit into it, a vat of oil just oozed out. Terrible!

Food Review #221

The Beast (Double Patty version) Burger at The Burger Junction – two beef pattes with two slices of cheese, grilled onions, some sauces, tomato slice minus the lettuce. He had a peanutbutter and Nutella shake while I had the moco choco cold coffee to wash them down.