...Sometimes eating out is stressful for me.
I usually dine with close friends who are quite used to me eyeing up their plates but tonight, Jason and I were catching up with Moody and meeting his girlfriend, Kylie, for the very first time. We arrived a little early and sat at an elevated table right next to the kitchen where we could watch the chefs make a million appetisers for a party that was happening upstairs. This also gave me time to fret about whether or not Kylie would like us, whether or not she would like Asian food and whether or not she would let me touch her food...
|Ko Phi Le - $10|
|Braised Pork Belly - $26|
|Prawn Jungle Curry - $30|
The Jungle Curry was light and fragrant, with strong flavours of lemongrass. The crunchy cabbage, sugar peas and baby corn were brought texture to the dish and I loved spooning the broth over my rice.
|Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder - $26|
|Red Beef Curry - $26|
|Lime-Papaya Meringue Pie - $12|
|Coconut and Burnt Palm Sugar Icecream Sundae with Lemongrass Jelly and Peanut Praline - $12|
|Kaffir Lime and Ginger Chocolate Mousse - $12|
|Pandan and Ginger Panacotta - $12|
With its modern twist on traditional south Asian cuisine, Mekong Baby is a must visit for anyone who loves food. Every dish was superb and it was clear that a lot of care had gone into creating them. We already have plans to visit again!
Mekong Baby can be found at: 262 Ponsonby Road, Ponsoby, Auckland