Only five months old I suspect Block 7 will become increasingly popular. While we had our meal Gilbert Lau of Flower Drum fame came in with a party for dinner and another luminary, the Grand Dame of Chinese Gastronomy in Victoria, Elizabeth Chong,
also dropped in.
This is a typical small suburban restaurant. In it's time it has housed a couple of banks, a Japanese restaurant and another Chinese restaurant.
It's a simply furnished high ceilinged room
with a clean neat appearance. Clothless tables display the day's specials, the menu, a minimum of crockery and chopsticks.
We let the Dixon Chan, the proprietor and his chef choose our menu.
The first entree, beef roll with crisp fresh greens, was excellent although it did not display any cooking skill. The dipping sauce was essential to make it a tasty start.
This was followed by a very well seasoned soft shell crab on a basket of lettuce
Mongolian lamb ribs were to die for.
This came with a sesame seafood fried rice that was especially tasty.
We finished with a fried custard in batter for dessert which was not something I particularly care for. We requested the ice cream which is not normally a part of this dish.