Friday, July 11, 2014

Jin's Pot

We enjoyed these fancy water glasses!

You get boiled peanuts -- pretty tasty if you're into boiled peanuts.

There are many interesting meats in this dish.

Rating: Two thumbs up
Date: 7/11/2014
Time in: 1:22 PM
Time out: 2:36 PM
Servers' recommendations: Jin's Pot (sour), Crossing Bridge Rice Noodle
What we ordered: Jin's Pot (sour)
Number in our party: 2
Final check amount: $21.59
Price per person: $10.80
  • We didn't recognize a lot of items on the menu.
  • It's VERY quiet.  There's not even music!
  • The luncheon meat in the hotpot was delish.  Like firm slices of Spam.  Yum.
  • Jenne liked the broth a lot.  I (Miko) wasn't crazy about it.  It has a slight bitter note.
  • Fried pork in stew!  That is interesting and unexpected.
  • The mystery meat pot reminds me a bit of our experience at Gorilla, but without the pounding music.
  • The staff is very nice.  They have a Brita filter for their water jug, which is a nice, thoughtful detail.
  • The boiled peanuts are tasty.
  • The little details are very cute -- the coasters, glasses, trivets.

4609 Convoy St B109
Phone number: 858.717.1286
Noise level: 0.5
Accepts credit cards? Yes
Parking: Shared lot -- decent number of spaces.
Ideal group size: Any

Vegetarian options: Looks like many!
Whom not to bring: Unadventurous eaters.  I mean, we have no idea what we just ate.

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