Saturday, June 02, 2007

Chinese Food

Argh! I'm so upset and disappointed. I first found my love for Chinese food when I moved to M and ate at China Moon. China Moon has EXCELLENT food! Sometimes you don't realize how GREAT something is until it's out of your life! China Moon's atmosphere could use some updating but its food and prices are AWESOME!!

Well, since moving to W, we've tried two Chinese restaurants. The first time was back in April, I believe. It's a newer restaurant that's probably been here about a year or so. It had a very nice atmosphere and LOTS of food to choose from. I was first SHOCKED by the prices. For our family of four to eat, it was $40!!! Are you KIDDING me?? For a Chinese buffet?! Why so expensive? Well, at this restaurant, childhood ENDS at age 8. At the ripe old age of 9, you are considered an ADULT! CRAZY! I don't mind spending $40 on a meal when we go out but I'd rather it NOT be at a Chinese buffet. Or any BUFFET for that matter!! Then we got to the food. Although there was a HUGE variety to choose from, I was NOT impressed by the taste! I didn't like anything I tasted. It was all a disappointment, especially compared to the GREAT food I've had at China Moon. I'd rather have fewer choices and really GOOD-TASTING food than a HUGE assortment and yucky food!! I vowed NEVER to eat there AGAIN!

Today, the Chinese bug hit me again. I was craving Chinese food. So we decided to try the other Chinese restaurant in town because I had no desire to go back to that first place. I was pleasantly surprised to find that this restaurant considered a child a CHILD! Yeah!! So our bill was only $28. Not bad! Then we got to the food! Again, there was a BIG assortment of foods to choose from. But again, taste should trump assortment! Well, the food was even WORSE here than the food at the other place! I COMPLAINED to my family the ENTIRE meal! It drove Dean nuts! (Sorry, Dean, but it was AWFUL!) He couldn't wait to get out of there! I know, I should be thankful I have money and food to eat because many people are worse off but seriously, I don't think starving people would have eaten this food! First of all, I think it'd been sitting there for TWO hours! And secondly, they had so many WEIRD foods! Hey, let's stick to the basics. I think they need to concentrate on making GOOD Chinese food and NOT worry about providing 50+ dishes to choose from!

Dean told me I need to quit comparing everything to China Moon but I CAN'T help it! China Moon has GOOD food! I asked Dean if he thought China Moon would meet me halfway if I call in my order!! He didn't think so. :(

So I guess I'm saying I WON'T be eating Chinese food in W. This I know, anytime I'm in M or passing through, I will be stopping at China Moon for some GOOD Chinese food.

Hey, if any of my fellow blog readers are coming my way from M, PLEASE bring me some GOOD Chinese food from China Moon! I'll gladly welcome you into my home!

8 Visitors:

Kerrie said...

I love eating at China Moon. I didn't start eating chinese food until I was 20ish I bet. Not my kids - they eat it and love it.

....and now I'm hungry for Chinese.

Just Mom said...

I LOVE it when they have that green beans dish there in the buffet. I really load up on that stuff. OK. Mouth is watering now. Maybe we'll have Chinese food tonight.

Andrea said...

I LOVE the green bean dish, too. I ALWAYS go CRAZY when they have it because it's not very often that they do! OH, how I wish I could have some now......

Jamie said...

Hello,

I found you blog though another!! I am the same as you. I always compare foor to another place you LOVE...see my post today!! I agree..China Moon is very good!!

Have you tried China Express in SF? Very good also!!

Tracy said...

Now I am hungry for Chinese!! HA! If I am every coming your way...I will stop by China Moon for sure! :)

Andrea said...

Jamie ~

I would love to check out your blog but your address/link isn't listed under your profile....

No, I haven't tried China Express. I'll have to check that out. It better be GOOD! :)

Jamie said...

Hey Andrea ~ here is my link....http://jjmk65.blogspot.com/.

Have a great day!!

Lori B said...

I love Chinese food too.