Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dandelion - Elwood, Victoria

133 Ormond Road, Elwood, Victoria, Australia (03) 9531 4900
Open for lunch Thursday - Sunday, dinner every night from 5.30pm and yum cha 10am - noon on weekends

Saigon Spiced Mule - Our take on the classic rum mule, using ginger, chilli and galangal, sweetened with lychee and topped with hepburn springs organic ginger beer. A refreshing long drink that can be spiced to your taste 19

Pho cuon noodle roll with pickled prawn and pork belly morning glory, soused papaya and fragrant leaves 22

Bamboo leaf grilled Patagonian Toothfish, Hoi An style 39

Lotus leaf wrapped fried rice with egg and vegetables 13

BBQ quail with hoisin, watermelon and spearmint salad with watercress, fried shallot, nuoc mam salt 23

Mixed mint tea 6

Pandan pancake with banana, peanut and coconut, jackfruit and mango sorbet 13

Pandan pancake with banana, peanut and coconut, jackfruit and mango sorbet 13

Dragon eye 'che', longan stuffed with lotus seed, coconut jelly, snow fungus, pomegranate, green tea ice-cream, rice flour tuple 15

Dragon eye 'che', longan stuffed with lotus seed, coconut jelly, snow fungus, pomegranate, green tea ice-cream, rice flour tuple 15



The best? The Saigon spiced mule and the mixed mint tea.
The worst? My dinner date being over half an hour late :P
Must try? The bamboo leaf grilled Patagonian Toothfish.
Service? Excellent.
Decor? Warm and modern featuring exposed bricks, wood and colourful cushions and artwork.
Noise? Mid-range.
Value? Definitely not the cheapest of meals, but great for special occasions.
Would we go back? Yes!
Time and date of visit: 5.30pm 7 August 2013

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