Decided to go the $5 meal yesterday. (See also Bargain eats in The Gong, and that tea from China…)
And at the time I was the only customer! There were a few more later on. I am told they did a roaring trade on “fight of the century” night on 2 May. I am also told the renovations that have caused the restaurant to go down the $5 smorgasbord track won’t be complete until the end of June. I hope that at last the Red Dragon returns to the excellent form it had in 2013-14, for example:
Wednesday lunch at Steelers
Posted on December 12, 2013 by Neil
That was just one dish of four we three ordered, @$12.50 per person total – thanks to the 2 for 1 offer.
- 炝炒莲白 Spicy Stir Fried Cabbage or soy fried white lotus! A simple but delicious Sichuan dish.
- 辣子鸡 Pepper Chicken with Dry Chili Chicken with chilies is a well-known Sichuan-style Chinese dish. It consists of marinated, deep-fried pieces of chicken that are then stir-fried with garlic, ginger, and chili peppers.
- Sizzling Chicken in Hoisin Sauce (above)
- Steamed whole fish
Meantime there is news over the road: Wollongong developer promises action as work stalls on apartments.
Work has stalled on Wollongong’s newest residential high-rise as contractors owed hundreds of thousands of dollars fear they won’t get paid.
Harbour Apartments developer Kollco Holdings told the Mercury late on Friday it was mindful of the interests of unpaid contractors and promised the development would proceed.
Kollco confirmed it was in discussions with its builder, Camarda & Cantrill, to ensure the project met its “construction milestones”.
Kollaras Property Holdings chief operating officer John Kollaras said the project would continue, with a completion date now pushed back to 2016…
He said Harbour Apartments was a highly successful project, achieving more than $25 million in sales to date with only a small number of units remaining…
See also my 2014 post Wollongong transformed – 11 – around Steelers.