My experiences at Jack's Place have been, in many ways, typical of restaurants in China in general, meaning the service can be downright terrible but not in a rude sort of way.
Jack's Place is a small local chain of restaurants owned by a Chinese man (whose English name is Jack) who has spent some time abroad and, during this time, apparently learned to cook some things. Upon returning to China, he opened his restaurants, which serve both western and Chinese food.
The staff seems to know their recipes well--they are able to produce tasty, or at least familiar-tasting, standard western food items. However, their knowledge of western food culture ends there. (I'm not sure if these peop...Read More