Another cheap, casual, Asian feed to report on, this time from The Oaks Satay Noodle House. I’ve always thought the location of Oaks was very strange, up some nondescript stairs and next to a big empty plaza space. Aannnnyyyywaaaayyy, I popped in to have dinner at Oaks with some friends before heading to a show at the Opera House. This can also be expressed as:
Limited means – expensive show tickets = cheap pre-show meal. #yeahmaths
I ordered the vegetarian version of number 40: stir fried black beans, veggies and tofu with steamed rice for $12.90. Plz excuse my blurry and dingy AF photo.
While this dish was nice enough, I didn’t think it was all that. Firstly, it didn’t seem to have a whole lot of flavours apart from salt, pepper and soy sauce. But more importantly to me, the number one thing on the dish’s name/list of ingredients was black beans. As you can see from the pic (maybe try squinting) there were hardly any of these, which I felt kind of disappointed by. They have stir-fried veggies as a separate dish without the black beans, so it seems like they could have added more beans to this dish to differentiate the two.
All I’m saying is, it could have bean better (lolol, geddit??).
UPS: Cheap and quick
DOWNS: Why so few black beans in my black bean stir-fry?