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Saturday, July 5, 2008

Jin Tai Lang Ichiban
G/F., 501 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
2388 2698

I wanted to eat something that is NOT Chinese food since we have been eating that for the past few days. We decided to give the Japanese food here a try after passing by this shop.

My dad had the Unagi Rice Set (HKD$42/SGD$7.60). The unagi is quite nice but too little.

The set comes with Salmon and Tuna Sashimi. The salmon is very good but the tuna is not fresh at all.

My mom ordered the Seafood Ramen Soup Set (HKD$38/SGD$6.90) which has a lot of ingredients in it.

The Gyoza (Japanese Dumplings) which came with the set are horrible though. They are too hard and oily.

The name Salmon Salad Boat (HKD$12/SGD$2.10) misled me into thinking it’s a salad. But it’s just a cooked salmon salad sushi wrapped in sweet beancurd skin.

I also tried the Scallop Dress Appetizer (HKD$40/SGD$1.80). This only uses the part of the scallop surrounding the adductor muscle and is quite tasty.

Service was very efficient and the food arrived promptly. We just have to pick out what we want from the menu, tick it on the order form and hand it to the waitress.

I would say that the standard is somewhat equivalent to Sakae Sushi. The food is not anything extraordinary but the prices are certainly cheap and affordable.


6:40 PM



In ancient Greek mythology, sirens are creatures which have the body of a bird and the head of a woman. They have such sweet voices that sailors who heard their songs were lured into grounding their boats on the rocks on which the nymphs sang.

To me, food are like the sirens in so many ways. Intoxicating, wonderful, beautiful and yet, so very deadly if you let them get the better of you. Food is a big part of my life and it’s meant to be appreciated and savored slowly. I admit that I am extremely particular about what I eat. If it’s not something I want to put in my body, I’d rather not eat. Some people eat to live while others live to eat. I’ve yet to discover which side of the camp I’m in… What about you?

I hope that you will enjoy reading about my food adventures as much as I like writing them. And many thanks to my family and friends who always wait patiently for me to take photos before digging in!


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