[Shanghai] Maya 玛雅 (Brunch)
Maya 玛雅 | www.maya-shanghai.com | Dianping
Address: 巨鹿路568弄四方新城俱乐部2楼(近襄阳北路) – 568 Julu Rd, Grand Plaza, Club House 2F (静安区 Jing’an District)
Date visited: 2013.05 for brunch
Total bill: RMB¥397 for three people
Will return: Definitely
What to get:
– Pan de Maiz Huevos Benedictos
– Slow-Roasted Pork Belly Taco
Maya is another excellent brunch place in Shanghai that has good atmosphere, food, and service. We were really tempted by the bottomless sangria (RMB¥125 per person) but the guys had to play golf after brunch and reluctantly refrained. I’ll be back for you, bottomless sangria.
Smoothie – Banana, Papaya (RMB¥35)
Churros (RMB¥50) with chocolate, whipped cream & strawberry salsas
Each piece was pretty thick. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Good starter for sharing.
Pan de Maiz Huevos Benedictos (RMB¥55) with poached runny eggs over chorizo, corn muffin & red pepper hollandaise
This was like a Mexican twist on eggs benedict and it was hella bomb. This combination of elements tasted really good together in one bite–salty with a hint of sweetness from the corn muffin. The corn muffin sealed the deal. Must get this.
Maya House-Smoked Salmon (RMB¥58) with grilled asparagus, poached egg, apple chipotle hash, red pepper hollandaise & chive sour cream
This portion was pretty tiny and my friend was definitely not full from this so we ended up ordering a couple more tacos.
Blackend Fish Taco (RMB¥27)
I have had some good fish tacos and this was not one of them. It was not bad but it was nowhere near what a fish taco should be. Some slaw instead of lettuce would have been better.
Blackened Fish Taco (L) and Slow-Roasted Pork Belly Taco (R)
Slow-Roasted Pork Belly Taco (RMB¥27)
This was really good. I think there were some mangos in this, which contrasted and brought out the flavor of the pork well. Everyone liked this.
Lime Beef Taco (RMB¥28)
Recommend: definitely no
Not good. The flavor of the meat was off.