Two busy professionals seldom have time for a formal sit down dinner, occasionally, we, as a family, will go out for a special treat.
This week we chose the melting pot.
I have to say it wasn't bad. I liked it, but didn't quite fit into the gourmet experience I had while visiting New York so long ago.
Most importantly, i was quite suprised by the actual cost.
Four adults and two toddlers spent $130, however that was having no alcohol and full meals ONLY for two. In other words, four of us were able to eat somewhat sparingly for the price of two, however,the real price should have been $260 for 4. That's amazingly expensive for a strip mall restuarant, at least for fondue!!!
I did learn one important lesson.
Never take toddlers to a restuarant where they'll be waiving sharp long tined forks in their and everyone else's faces!
Between the boiling hot oil, bubbling broth and on table burners I couldn't rest a moment. Ruined my appetite. I love them so - I love my own eyes as well - nearly lost one between the bread and apple dippings.
My wife and I need to rething where to eat with the kids.
Suprising Beni Hana - heated table included - seems to work better - perhaps it's the flying shrimp!