A chipped plate for the garnishes. A soup bowl with a crack line on one side. The waiter serves one of two main courses and says "Since the table is too small, we'll serve you the noodle soup later". To that I said 'No'!
How about those for starters? Truly a bad start for a first time visit to Saigonese. My husband and I went t for Sunday lunch and were the first customers in. Didn't feel like gertting appetizers which were mostly all kinds of rolls. Ordered the rib-eye noodle soup and the grilled pork Soup was flavorless although my husband liked the spiciness since he put all the chili into his bowl (ie, cracked bowl was replaced). Imagine if we agreed to them serving the soup later -- it would have been cold bland soup! Just like the grilled pork -- I was biting into room temperature meat and rice noodles. No sensory delivery here as well.
We're not Vietnamese but love Vietnamese food and have been to several Vietnamese restaurants around the US. We know what's good and bad. Our expectatios are fair. Unfortunately, Saigonese did not meet our expectations. I'm disappointed that it's not the Vietnamese restaurant that i would kerp coming back to.
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