Christmas song is everywhere and the place is crowded with people even it is Wednesday, yes it is Christmas day! Merry Christmas everyone! I was in Pavillion to do some year-end shopping before the sales period over or before all the good stuffs was taken, as expected, there are crazy lots of people in Pavillion, Time Square, and in fact I think everywhere will be crowded compare to normal days. Now back to the title of this blog, we have manage to get ourselves (my friends and me) table in the Ben’s restaurant, we have been waiting for seats for the last 15 minutes on the couch at the waiting area.
|The waiting coach... OMG so many people waiting|
As long as we had our seats we took the menu and order our lunch because we are already starving due to a lot of walking and we did not really have our breakfast because one of our friend is late, do not follow this practice, please have your breakfast first guys.
Alright this is what we ordered:
Ben’s cheeseburger on sesame seed bun (RM 26.00) – with cheddar slices & French fries
Aglio olio spaghetti (RM 14.00) – tossed in olive oil, garlic & dried chilies
Beef Bolognese spaghetti (RM 23.00) – served with parmigiano
*government tax and service charges are not included for the above prices.
After we made our order with the waiter, we took out a stack of paper cards which place in a box, you will find this box on every table in the restaurant, what is so special about this paper card is that these are the random questions and facts for friends to ask to one another and sometimes to have weird answers.
The food is slightly slower to be serve due to the amount of customer here, take a look at the photo:
But it is ok, I am enjoying the paper card questions and facts at the moment and forgotten we actually waited for around 25 minutes or more, time passes fast when you are having fun.
Alright the food is served finally
|The vegetable looks fresh|
The Ben’s cheeseburger is one of their recommended food, as the photo shows, it consisted of a cheeseburger with cheddar cheese slice, a type of cheese which is smooth in taste and originally made in Cheddar, southern England. The stuffs on top the cheese is some sort of onion with pepper? I am not really sure but it taste good. The meat under the cheese is beef with medium steak doneness, the meat is easy to chew. The vegetable under the beef is fresh, and the bun has nothing much to describe but the amount of sesame is way a lot that most of the burger I had before. Besides this the French fries taste good, it is crispy yet not oily and the smell is so much tempting. There is a small portion of salad provided, it has tomato, pea, sun flower seeds, cabbage, carrot and other vegetables, like any other salad it mixed with olive oil, and the vegetable is fresh enough, just like the one with the burger.
Ok move to the other dish which my friend had ordered:
The Aglio Olio spaghetti, this dish is very simple for its ingredient, so there is nothing much to describe about in terms of the outlook, I had tried a few and I thought the spaghetti is a little bit dry to swallow, other than that it is a simply and normal spaghetti dish, suitable for those who do not want a heavy main dish such as Ben’s burger, and the dried chilies, I do not think those are edible one (maybe the mint leaf is edible?)
The final dish is the beef Bolognese spaghetti
|beef Bolognese spaghetti|
As you can see the slices which mixed with the beef Bolognese sauce is cheese, a type of hard cheese named parmigiano, the cheese is made from raw cow’s milk, and there is also a mint leaf on the top of the beef Bolognese sauce, alright about the taste of this dish, it taste more sour because of the sauce and the cheese, it does not feel dry and hard to swallow compare to Aglio Olio spaghetti.
That all about it guys, we had a nice lunch and funny moments with the paper cards and the food was nice in overall, especially mine one because it satisfied my appetite. Even though Christmas had passed but I still wish you all Merry Christmas and a happy new year!
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