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2015-09-02 623 views
One day after a business meet-up with a client, I decided to take a moment out of my workday to have lunch on my own at Ben's. It had been a long while since my last visit to the restaurant so I thought why not indulge in a nice plate of pasta for the day. As always I was greeted with the restaurant manager that led me to my table almost instantly. I asked for a nice quiet corner where I can enjoy my latest read while I dined and thankfully the man was accomodating. Something I really like about
As always I was greeted with the restaurant manager that led me to my table almost instantly. I asked for a nice quiet corner where I can enjoy my latest read while I dined and thankfully the man was accomodating. Something I really like about Ben's is that the staff (based on my visits) have been polite and friendly which puts me in a good mood to enjoy the food.
Once I sat down, I took a glance through the simple menu and placed my order within a minute. Before I entered the restaurant, I already knew what I wanted which was my favourite order of Pesto with Spaghetti.
From the previous time I had this dish, I remember it being very nicely creamy without being too cloying and incredibly flavoursome. The in-house made pesto was very fragrant. However I was slightly disappointed by my current trial as the entire dish lacked the punch that came with a strong pesto and it was not creamy. In fact, watery would be the correct way to describe my plate of spaghetti.
I assume that this time around, a pre-made pesto was used which explained the lack of oomph and also blandness.
Although I had my fix of carbs like I initially wanted, I was left disappointed as it was no longer the same plate of Pesto spaghetti that I was craving for. Though the price is reasonable, I feel like the taste left little to be desired of my meal so I did not finish it. Which is a surprise for a pasta lover like myself.