Or rather change is guaranteed to be tasty when you try something new at beloved Liquid Ginger.
See, I visit Liquid Ginger with decent regularity (say, once a month?) and I always get the same thing. The oh, so, decadent but light "Veggie Saute."
However, at my last visit, since I convinced Steph and one of her fellow vet school pals, Jane to try LG as something new, I figured I should follow my own advice. So, in the spirit of new things I perused the Asian Saute portion of the menu and chose:
Garlic Hot & Spicy Chicken described as chicken wok-stirred with peppers & onions in a sweet chili sauce.
Here we go:
Miso soup and ginger salad as the traditional starters
Spicy chicken is served!
the sides of the day: roasted sweet potatoes, steamed broccoli, pickled zucchini and ginger noodles.
Overall I really enjoyed the chicken and veggie mixture. The sauce was a tad bit salty and could have been spicier in my opinion, but it was a nice change from the straight veg and tofu rut I've been in for the last year or so! While I would order this dish again, I'm still craving wok cooked vegetables drenched in that luscious vegan coconut cream sauce. Anyone down for another LG run? Anyone?
One thing I will not be ordering again is this bizarre take on sake. I think they called this the Moonbeam? Based on the sake menu description I thought it was going to be sake infused with coconut essence?
This was a pina colada gone wrong, and I'm not even a fan of good PCs.
Moral of the story? It's good to try new things, even when you have a favorite dish in mind
preset in stone. You might not always find a new lover, but new friend is good to have.
Love to all,
~the "change my mind if you can" gal, Jess