One of the most luxurious and sophisticated restaurants in VivoCity, Bosses boasts ample space replete with black walls, groovy chairs and friendly wait staff—which also makes this one of the most popular restaurants in the vicinity. Bosses is usually fully booked during dinner (especially on weekends), and even on a regular weekday, the place still saw a bustling office crowd.
That did not deter the wait staff from doing a great job in getting our orders on time, however. The food was good, but nothing to write home about. Our starters of dim sum—queen of shumai, steamed beef shumai and scallops in yam bird’s nest—were decent, especially the scallops, which came oozing with a delectable special sauce in the center. The queen of shumai was also well presented—the whole prawn on the top made the dish look more appetizing than it really was. Our mains of century drunken chicken, three eggs with silver fish fried rice and stir fried spinach in butter sauce were also average. The fried rice, in particular, was rather flat, even with generous serving of eggs, and the drunken chicken was simply overpriced and predictable. We preferred the spinach, as the butter sauce added a nice fragrance to the dish. Ditto our desserts of almond beancurd and mango cream with pomelo—they were tasty, but common place.
Considering the lush atmosphere here, we were a tad disappointed with the food. Perhaps we’ll have better luck next time.
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