One of the commonest feedback I get from readers is whether I ever blog overrated food, or food that is not a 4 or above. The simple answer is “Yes, but not too much!” (Reminds me of an old Ribena ad!). I try my best to scour the forums to find all the good stuff, ‘cos I really don’t need to waste my calories on untasty food and neither should you, especially when you are beginning to realise that your belt is starting to hold up your belly instead of your pants! Now, I am very careful about saying that something is “bad” because, as they say, taste is very subjective. But when it comes to Pontian Wanton Mee, it seems to divide us all into those who love it and those who really think it is overrated. It like the “Durian Phenomenon”, very few would really be found sitting on the fence.
The group of us were on the “don’t really know what the fuss is about” side of the fence. I personally think that the only thing I do like about it is the noodles which are all made in house. The texture was very good and the noodles tasted quite good by itself. What really dissappointed us was the bright red, synthetic looking sauce, the dry and uninspiring Char Siew and the tiny wantons! One bowl shared among 4 persons and 3/4 bowl was left because we all did not want to waste our calories on it! 3/5 Hey if you really love it, please leave a comment and tell us why!