6th April 2014
Full time work and study are kicking my buttocks (eep!), so a quick one today about The Carbs the Intern Pharmacist Sorely Needed.
It’s amazing what Chris can come up with when I ask him to sniff out a place for us to have dinner. After finding several restaurants that have been filed away for better times than a Wednesday night, I settled on Vapiano for a bellyful of pizza and pasta.
Situated over 2 storeys, Vapiano is swish like a hotel buffet. Everyone gets issued a swipe card with $75 of credit (to be paid off at the end of the meal), then it’s time to proceed to the cook-to-order stations for all your Italian food needs. There is a dizzying sense of freedom involved in all of this.
|Fettuccini Bolognese ($16.9)
Our Fettuccini Bolognese ($16.9) is a lot thicker and heavier than what we’re used to, but the peppery, meaty sauce went down a treat with the generous shaving of parmesan. The pasta itself was a bit clumpy, and definitely past al dente.
|Caprese Pizza ($16.9)
The Caprese Pizza($16.9) ticked all the right boxes, with a crisp, puffy base and plenty of cheese. Shame the lack of flavour in the basil was a downer, even if we could pluck more from the pots of it that grew on the table. Didn’t stop us from eating the whole thing though, crust and all.
Brace yourself – more badly written posts and comfort food are coming!
Rating: 13/20 – necessary comforts.
This rating reflects my personal experience at the time of visit.
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