Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Post Thanksgiving Soup @ Fishball Seafood House (Rowland Heights)

There is always something said about noodle soup that calm your stomach down after a bad meal. The day after Thanksgiving, I decided to go for a dim sum lunch that turned out to be absolutely downright dreadful. Don't worry, I won't name that awful place.

*cough*Seafood Village*cough*.

I stopped by the plaza in the intersection of Fullerton Road and Colima Rd because I wanted to get some soy bean milk from Yi Meli Deli to wash off that dreadful stench of a dim sum lunch. Right before I walked in, I saw the stand alone food stand next door to Yi Mei Deli. It was this charming of a little place that serves soups and other little Hong Kong street food delicacies.

Majority of the items are around $3 to $3.50. The most expensive item on the menu was a BBQ side dish that was $3.75. They have about half dozen soup noodle dishes and I decided to get #2 on the menu, which was Fishball Noodle Soup. Heck, I just want to get the item named for the place. Make sense to get the named sake.

#2 Fishball Noodle Soup

The noodle was clumsily made that looked like it's going to fall apart. It looked decimated when the hot soup poured over this poor little thing. I know because I saw them pour the soup into this disposable styrofoam cup.

What makes it up for the noodle was the soup. With the right amount of pepper and well brewed broth, makes it worthwhile. The bean sprouts and four of those little fishballs makes it quite of a relaxaid of a soup for that tummy ache I got for lunch. It's nothing of a splash for that $3.25 where you probably can get a cup of soup at any deli, but for something simple and fast, this place does suit a need.

Oh, you can also place an order of stinky tofu at this place. What happened was that the vendor would summon the waitress from Tofu King (three doors down from this food stand) to place an order for their customers. The waitress would bring the stinky tofu order to the food stand and you will need to pay the dishes separately from the soup/noodle at Fishball House.

I couldn't take it. Not because of the smell, but because I wasn't looking for something challenge after an awful meal. The soup does me good, but I didn't want to take the chance with the stinky tofu. Next time for sure because it smells stinky good!

Hong Kong Fishball House
18414 Colima Rd #Q
Rowland Heights, CA 91748


Hong Kong Fishball House on Urbanspoon

No comments: