Thought of visiting the newly opened Eighteen Chefs outlet at Nex mall; but upon seeing their menu, I decided to give the place a miss. Too pricey and none of their menu items actually enticed me. :/
Loitered about the mall and finally found myself in front of Mad Jack. Thankfully, the friend readily agreed to the location choice. :D
An Australian themed diner, everything you find in the place associates with Australia. Except that, I was surrounded by, lots of Malay friends. This establishment is Halal certified……. Almost half the service crew are Malays too! :O
Anyway, the staff will show you to a seat, place a few menus in front of you, hand you a piece of order chit (find the pencil where the condiments are), decide on your order then proceed to the cashier for order and payment.
The eatery was not crowded when we arrived, despite it being meal-time.. a “good thing” I thought; then the food won’t take so long to be ready. I was wrong. It took more than 15 minutes before I saw my Black Pepper Chicken Chop placed in front of me. It took another 5 minutes odd before the friend’s Blue Mountains burger arrived.
Loved by Chicken Chop, less the Salad. The fries were a little too thick for our liking though. You might celebrate that these are “real” potato fries… Chunky and thick. But, it was really tiring chewing through each single piece!
Lol. The friend absolutely struggled to finish the Mountain high burger. The beef patty, we both agreed, was different from the standard ones we will get in most local fast-food outlets. Here, the patty tastes like clumps of minced up meat that has been compressed out into a flat patty. I wouldn’t say it tasted awesome but, well, I guess that’s where the authenticity comes into play, for this burger joint.
And who eats burgers without eating the 2 bread buns?? Well, the friend does. For this meal, at least. The full tower was way too much to stomach, in a single seating… :P
Food here is pretty economical too. For the 2 dishes, it was about S$20.40 in total cost. I was sure not expecting that……