Tuesday, December 22, 2009

snapshot/brunch: i recommend VVG Table

No. 14, Lane 40, Alley 181, ZhongXiao E. Road, Sec. 4
(02) 2775-5120

MRT: ZhongXiao/DunHua

Hours:11:30 am-9:30 pm
Brunch: Saturday/Sunday 11 am-4 pm


Visit reviewed: 12/13/2009
Last visit written: 3/2006

VVG Table still offers a weekend bento-ish brunch for those who are tired of plain old eggs and pancakes. Instead- you get grilled pork over couscous, a soft boiled egg, a crepe and baked half pear stuffed with cherries. Not to mention the latte in a bowl and cinnamon red wine and the huge grape/berry juice. It's different every time I come, so it's sort of a surprise each time.

One thing that has stayed the same is the starter- be sure to try all the different sauces and breads- nutella, honey, marmalade and fruit preserves. I have witnessed the nutella spoon being licked, but luckily not on this visit.

We were advised to eat the soft boiled egg first, and how I do like a soft boiled egg.

I was pretty excited to have couscous, but not excited to see raisins and have to pick them out. Ugh.

Everything tasted lovely as usual- delicate and with finesse. If only brunch at VVG Table weren't so dang expensive- (about NT$500-600) I could eat here more often. But despite the price, the eclectic space is full of people, some others also armed with cameras. If you don't get a seat without a reservation, you can try VVG or VVG Bon Bon.

I had a fun tweet up with two new friends. Perhaps we'll brunch again soon.


brian said...

what's wrong with raisins?!?!

i'm just messing...i actually used to dislike raisins for a while...then i realized they're not a big deal...

joanh said...

ugh! sorry, life long aversion to raisins... hate them in my apple pies, carrot cakes, couscous, cereals, honey bran muffins... they do not belong. :)

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