The interiors and entrance of the place appeared rustic and zen-like in design because there were actually 2 ponds located inside the restaurant. Rustic and charming at the same time is what I would describe it as a whole. The restaurant was another French colonial mansion redesigned with the Vietnamese touch. They had wooden and antique furniture and fixtures and it added to the charm. Upon research I discovered that Cuc Gach Quan prides itself on preparing food that is free of preservatives and pesticides.
They had a good mix of vegetable dishes proportionate to the meat/chicken offerings in their menu. We had some fruit coolers and they looked very fun and inventive because they were served in recycled square glass bottles and the straws we had to use were actually kangkong stalks. Talk about going native! It was surprisingly fun!
Again we ordered the fried spring rolls which we all agreed on was one of our favorite staples to order as well as a host of other dishes that I have not wisely listed down which I should have done so thereby I am just presenting to you a visual image and feast of that sumptuous lunch.
|fish and chilies cooked in a claypot|
|kangkong with sauteed beef|
The food was good and the company great!