THOUGHT I WAS EATING IN A WAREHOUSE

So I failed pretty bad. It was suppose to be me celebrating a friends early birthday (I will be gone for a month) and I totally forgot to wish them a happy birthday (-.-).  Fail. On a happier note, we went to this very interesting restaurant in Hong Kong, the english initials are SYUT.

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I would consider this place to be fusion style, although what styles they are fusing I have no idea.  At first I was a bit skeptical because the front of the restaurant looked more like a factory than an actual restaurant:

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Thought I was going to eat oil for dinner.

After going in though, the atmosphere felt very vintage (my new word).  The furniture was a bit old, but it was not crowded or loud.

After scrutinizing the menu for 15 minutes, we both decided to get the set menu.  Me being a guy ordered the beef, Vicci being a girl ordered the fish:

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The set menu consisted of an appetizer (soup), second appetizer, main course, desert.

And they were all pretty interesting dishes I must say.  I am not even going to try what the ingredients were in each of the dishes.  I will just put the pictures out for you all to see:

Appetizer:  Soup was was cold (It was intended to be cold).  I can’t really put my finger on the taste, it tasted like a sauce that I would have eating Nachos.  It was light and not heavy.

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Second Appetizer: Squid drowned in mushroom soup.  I love mushroom soup.  Hence why I love this dish.  Squid was very well cooked (i.e.still hot when I was eating it), and mushroom soup was superb.

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Main Course: Beef.  Great dish.  The meat was melting in my mouth.  I have nothing else to add.

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Desert: Kind of the bummer of the night.  It was suppose to be orange pulp with risotto (yes risotto desert).  I thought the orange pulp was a bitter, which was agreed with my friend.  So it was not because of my screwed up taste buds.

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It’s a bit of a find to get to this place.  Let’s start off with the address:

牛頭角觀塘道316-318號志聯工廠大廈10樓B號舖 or Shop No.B, 10/F, Gee Luen Factory Building, 316-318 Kwun Tong Road,Ngau Tau Kwok

The restaurant is located in a factory like building, and you do need to take this very scary elevator up 10 floors.  But don’t be fooled by the appearance, the food was pretty good!

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