Village North opened on Convoy late last year, replacing Vibe Asian Fusion. Since we are always looking for a place to eat late night (a.k.a. “post-badminton noms”), I was really excited to see that Village North opens until 12:30AM on weekdays, and 2AM on Friday and Saturdays. We visited for a late dinner with a couple of friends during their soft opening period back in December.
I had read Kirk’s reviews of this place and was particularly excited for the “dongbei” food – Northeast Chinese cuisine, which I’m actually not super familiar with. Unfortunately, when we arrived, we were told that they stop serving most of their menu after 10PM – only the dumplings, skewers, and cold appetizers were available. Sad face… especially for my friend who was craving hot food/beef noodle soup.
Beef Skewers 牛肉串 [3/$5]
Our friends ordered these spicy cumin beef skewers, which they enjoyed.
Pork & Cabbage Dumplings 豬肉白菜水餃 [$9.99]
With the limited options, we decided to try out the dumplings – three flavors are offered: pork, shrimp, & chive, pork & cabbage, and beef & green onion. I played it safe and chose the pork & cabbage – these were pretty decent, though not particularly memorable. Our friends tried the version with pork, shrimp, & chives and had the same feeling….