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QUALITY, VARIETY AND FLAVOR make for A Good ‘Mix’

Inside Feature

December 23, 2018

Story By: Kyle Galdeira | Photos by: Anthony Consillio

Crispy Skin Roasted Pork ($13.95 per pound)

Upon entering Asian Mix, guests are greeted with an eye-catching preview of the mouthwatering roasted meats featured in the restaurant’s showcase.

The popular restaurant specializes in tender, flavorful roasted meats that are prepared daily in house. Guests may choose from multiple local favorites including Honey Roasted Spare Ribs ($12.50 per pound) and Roast Duck, Hong Kong style ($26 whole, $13.50 half), the latter of which, is meticulously prepared to ensure excess fat cooks off and the special seasoning combination is locked in.

Roast Duck ($26 whole, $13.50 half)

Diners can also choose from Honey Roasted B.B.Q. Pork ($13.50 per pound) and Crispy Skin Roasted Pork ($13.95 per pound), both of which are readily available to enjoy. Owner Daniel Leung explains that both roasted pork options feature an ideal blend of meat and fat so that each bite is packed with flavor, and are perfect for family dinners and large gatherings, including holiday get-togethers and tailgate parties — a great option as the college and professional football playoffs draw near.

“We use quality pork that is very tender, and the meat is rinsed for 30 minutes before anything else is done to thoroughly clean it,” says Leung of the extensive preparation process. “The sauce is then added and the meat is marinated overnight to lock in the flavor before being cooked in the oven and finished with honey to seal in the moisture and create that recognizable orange-red color.

Honey Roasted B.B.Q. Pork ($13.50 per pound)

“The meats are also prepared in a way that removes excess oil so there’s just enough seasoning and flavor without it dripping with oil. It’s a lot of work involved, but that’s what it takes to make the quality meats we provide, and our customers appreciate that.”

Asian Mix continues to serve up a multitude of tastes and flavors from around the Pacific Rim coupled with speedy, stellar customer service. Diners count on the convenience of a fast-food restaurant, while not having to sacrifice quality as meals are prepared to order by skilled chefs.

Honey Roasted Spare Ribs ($12.50 per pound)

Situated conveniently at the corner of Beretania and Piikoi streets on the ground level below Safe-way, Asian Mix serves up superb menu items with plentiful portions at affordable prices. Leung notes that some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes are influenced by Northern Chinese cooking styles and techniques, while Pacific Rim flavors stand out as bold spices that are used to build flavor profiles.

“We have plenty of free parking, and guests can pick something up before they get on the freeway to go home, or head back through town,” says Leung. “We believe that we’re the most (reasonably priced) place in town and offer excellent portions. You won’t be disappointed.”

Party trays and catering options are also available at Asian Mix, and are perfect for any event ranging from business functions to birthday parties and holiday celebrations. Call the restaurant at 521-1688 for menu options and to place an order.

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