If you go to Asian Legend, your experience will be
(as Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother would say...)
"Legen... wait for it... DARY."
Flour wrappers (eaten with Moo Shu Pork)
Moo Shu Pork. Delicious. The pork was moist, which in itself, is quite uncommon, as most other pork dishes I've tried in other restaurants (Chinese or non-Chinese) have been dry. The dish was well-balanced, and wasn't too salty.
Yeung Chow Fried Rice. Unparalleled, and second to none (in my opinion anyways). I'm trying not to oversell this place, but it's hard NOT to get excited about how perfectly the rice comes out every time you order it. The grains are slightly oiled, but not greasy. The meats in the rice are well cooked, but are not dry. The peas are not grainy. The flavours blend harmoniously. Wooooooooohoooooooooooooooooooooo :)
Mapo Tofu. I don't normally like this dish, but Asian Legend makes the best Mapo Tofu ever. Not for the faint of heart, this dish strikes with incendiary and fiery zing. Even as a spice lover, I was caught off guard at first by this dish's heat. After a few bites, I loved it. The ground pork was very well salted. I rarely look for salty components in dishes, but this is a slight exception, because tofu is generally bland and tasteless.
Braised Beef in Onion Pancakes. These are so good. Many Chinese restaurants serve this dish, but I think Asian Legend has perfected the pancake to beef to amount of salt ratio and the overall flavours and textures of this dish. Bravo.
General Tao Chicken. Though I've had this dish many times, Asian Legend is the only place that puts an interesting twist on it. The texture closely resembles that of sweet and sour pork, and yet, the flavour is a slightly sweeter version of the traditional General Tao Chicken served in other Chinese restaurants. It. is. awesome.
Hot and Sour Soup. This soup is very good; the sour to spicy ratio is pretty much perfect. However, I can't say that this is the best hot and sour soup that I've had, because I have tried so many different restaurants' renditions of this dish. But Asian Legend's is still very very good and I would still highly recommend it.
To end off the meal, we received this warm, earthy soup. I'm not totally sure what it's called, but it had pumpkin, sago, and black eyed peas. I don't know what it is, but I definitely liked it!
That's all folks. Go ahead and try this restaurant; you will not be disappointed. :)
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