Sunday, November 22, 2009

日昇香港燒鴨飯 Yat Seng Roast Duck Rice

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I was told this is one of the best Duck Rice in town… and in fact, those that work or stay around the area also reckon the Duck Rice here is the best.

You’ll see people lining up to make their order and people waiting patiently for their order too. From there, you can conclude this is the best!

Each Roast Duck costs about RM36 to RM38, other orders like Char Siew (BBQ Pork 叉燒), Roasted Pork (燒肉), is vary from RM4, 6 to RM8. They used to have Roasted Sausages (燒腸), wonder why they stopped selling now.

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Each plate of Roast Duck and others will have this sweet bean sauce that place at the side. That is a special taste that acquire for this.

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Home made chili which is a must to have. Generous of duck sauce for the rice that’s make the rice even more fragrant.

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A complimentary bowl of soup that is made out from winter melon, and ribs that make the soup sweet and tasty.

A simple lunch like this honestly does give you an ommph feeling!!


Address & Contact Number
246, Lebuh Carnarvon
Penang
Tel: +6016-465 1019 (Mr Lam 林潤彪)

Business Hour:
11am to 3pm (Closed Public Holidays)

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Chinoz In The Park

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During my last visit in KL, I was sharing with you that without a reservation in any places in Suria KLCC is honestly a big headache for us. Actually Chinoz in the Park was my first choice when I hop into, unfortunately in and out of the restaurant is full of people. I could see people enjoying the environment that’s surrounding the restaurant.

That moment, I asked myself, how could is this place? I knew it wasn’t a right time to hop in without reservation, and true enough they didn’t have any place for us, yet, we gotta wait for about 20 to 30 minutes. And that’s hell lots of time for a hungry person like us.

But today, the 2nd day of the exhibition… we walked back there again. I truly thank god for giving such an opportunity to dine here. Well, I managed to grab a place for lunch and also beautiful scenery too. A table that facing out the park and you could see people bringing their family lingering around in the park, taking photographs and so on.

Seriously we both do not know what’s best down here… but with the pleasant environment that we are dining in, we told ourselves, let’s indulge it.

Well, how much would you indulge yourself when you do not know what to have. Right?

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Anyway, I was on noodle or rather spaghetti mood that afternoon, thus I asked for Olio Aglio Pasta which they named it Spaghetti Prima. In fact, the vegetarian version was not mentioned in their menu. But with special request, they could make per order.

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Baked Chicken Breast, baked to perfect. It’s crispy outside and the meat is tender and juicy.

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Before our meal was served, some bread with butter was served.

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Though this is my 1st visit, from here, I could see many of their customers love the wine that they have in house. Wine chiller which is built-in in the restaurant that could obviously been seen. A counter or rather bar where the chef is preparing for their customers’ orders, for example like sushi salad, and so on.

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I believe I’ll come back again. A place that’s pleasant and you could enjoy the quality food down here and with a beautiful environment.


Address & Contact Number
Chinoz in the Park
G47, Suria KLCC
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Tel: +603-2166 8277

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Spring Garden Chinese Restaurant 茘苑酒家

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During my last visit in KL in October, hubby and I was exhausted and decided to land in this place for our dinner. That trip was basically to accompany hubby, as he has to attend a major exhibition.

We drove down to KL at about 11.45pm, and reached KL at about 3 something, with the traffic jams and so on, basically by the time we checked into our hotel is already 4 something. Settled down, change, and have a glass of water, by the time we reach KL Convention Centre is already 5pm. Thank goodness, we were staying in Traders Hotel which is next to the exhibition hall.

Seriously when you’re down in the hall, you didn’t realize the time was basically passing very fast, what people said it’s true – time flies!

Hubby was definitely excited about the exhibition that he’s longing to visit. By the time we stepped out from the hall, it’s already 8 plus, walked down to KL Suria for food without reservation is honestly a big headache for us.

Lingering around and wondering what to have for dinner, which added the tiredness with what we had from the day. Before we both could discuss what to have for dinner… we both just stepped into this place where we find it familiar to us and to our family too. Before I was armed with camera and owned a blog, we had a family holiday down here. And this was the 1st station for our meal for the day that time.

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That night, the restaurant is rather quiet, with only few tables occupied. Perhaps the food there has given the customers some doubtful taste? Or the price was the main culprit. After what we had glanced thru the menu, that bounced back to the S with 2 stroke. Ya, that’s right – the dollar sign ‘$’.

Well, for that moment, I told hubby, I just need a chair to sit down and a bowl of rice to fill up my hunger. Without any hesitation, I walked in without hubby nodded his head. I know I know… at times we women are way too much, but yet, don’t you hear this before? Hungry person is an angry person? [LOL]

Anyway, this place as I mentioned it gives fond memories for our family, beside, we were here once too. Thus, it’s not any stranger to us.

That moment we just want to have something fast, and warm to warmth our belly. We just have a quick order on the following dishes.

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Spring Onion Venison (薑蔥鹿肉)

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Kung Poh Chicken Dice (宮保雞丁)

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Stir Fry Vegetables with Garlic (蒜炒時菜)

We both honestly enjoyed the meal and of course not to mention, the food is honestly as good as before.


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Address & Contact Number
Lot No 413 & 414
4th Floor
Suria KLCC
50088 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-2166 9881, +603-2166 9686

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Shing Kheang Aun Restaurant 新琼安饭店

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This place is definitely new to me, despite I heard so much about it.

It was a pleasant evening that hubby wanted to take his parent for a simple meal and also brought them here where they could find their fond memories.

This place has been operated for a long time, even many generations of customers have patronized them without fail.

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Mr Ong is friendly and courtesy too… he was the one that recommended these dishes to us. He said for old folks, it’s not advisable to take Vegetable Soup which they have, but Sea Weed Soup with minced pork and fish ball would be the better choice.

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Since hubby doesn’t take Pork Liver, he made this to Lean Pork Meat for us. This is Dark Soya Sauce with 5 Spices Powder Meat with Sour Pickles. I find it a bit sweet but it’s definitely delicious to have it with steam rice.

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Curry Tumis Fish. I could see almost every table have this. I bet it’s one of the best. True enough, it is indeed.

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Bean Curd with Leek is another signature dish that they have. Mr Ong recommended this as this is one of the easy food for old people.

Total bill plus drinks was only RM49.


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Address & Contact Number
No. 2, Chulia Lane
10200 Penang
Tel: +604-261 4786

Business Hours:
10am to 2.30pm
5pm to 8pm

Closed on alternate Monday.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

MonRods Kitchen

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When I was first introduced to Malay Nasi Ayam Periuk Besar, I was honestly very skeptical about it. Cuz to me anything without lard and garlic, I doubt it’s delicious, tasty or fragrant.

Well this really proofs me wrong, and I am apologizing to have such judgment on this.

Cuz, you know why? Because their Nasi Ayam Periuk Besar honestly is really really good! I’ll give a big thumb up on it.

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I brought hubby there today, and I told him it’s a must to try on their Nasi Ayam (aka Chicken Rice). Especially their chili sauce which is made of turmeric sauce, belachan (shrimp paste), shallots, and tomatoes the goes very well with the chicken.

I was told they are pretty famous in Kedah state, and this is the 1st branch in Penang, and was told another branch in Komtar is coming up too.

What’s their signature? All types of Nasi Ayam! Nasi Ayam Dot Mai, Nasi Ayam Madu (Honey Chicken), Nasi Ayam Panggang (BBQ Chicken), and Nasi Ayam Kampung.

But what’s the best among these four, Dot Mai is the best. In fact, Nasi Ayam Kampung was not available when I dined in, I wonder why.

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Here’s the photo of Nasi Ayam Panggang and of course, not to miss….

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Nasi Ayam Dot Mai!

Apart from these chickens rice, they also serve Western Food, Noodles and other light snacks.

Western food like Chicken Chop, Black Pepper Chicken Chop, Fish & Chips. Snacks vary from Monrod Cucur Ikan Bilis, Monrod Cucuk Kodok, French Fries, Fish Nuggets, Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Sausages.

All items are value for money, and with the current economy and also Penangites’ preference, this isn’t a bad place to consider.

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Deco is sort of contemprary, and urban feel.



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Address & Contact Number
1-67 D’Piazza Mall
Persiaran Mahsuri
Bayan Baru
11920 Bayan Lepas
Penang
Tel: +604-630 7136
Fax: +604-630 7133

Monday, November 2, 2009

Kim Tavern

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Franchise business and fast food is every where in town, but to find something good and value for money, that’s something hard to come by.

I know many consumers will give such remarks,… but we have this right here in Butterworth in Sunway Carnival Mall. A place where you could find good food as in economical and delicious, as well as value for money too. Why would I say that? Cuz, many of us here are only an employee, money is getting hard to earn nowadays. Therefore looking for value for money food is not easy to come by as I said earlier.

Thanks to Taufulo & CK, who arranged this review for us, and with this now we know where to get such ‘value for money’ food in town. Yes, Kim Tavern is in Sunway Carnival Mall. And it is just located opposite 600CC at the Lower Ground.

Seriously, food range is a lot for people to choose, price range from RM15-90 the most expensive one to RM6-90 the cheapest. And mind you, RM15-90 is Black Pepper Steak, so where can you find such cheap steak for a meal? Right?

Variety of drinks, from fruit juices down to ice blended smoothies. All types of drinks that make you lost your mind in choosing your favourite. Do not believe me?

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You’ll be shocked to see the drinks that we have, Fresh Carrot-Orange (RM3.-50), Honey Lime Ice (RM3-80), Mango Smoothies (RM5-50), Wheatgrass Smoothies (RM5-50), Peppermint Mocha (RM7-80), Blueberry Chocolate (RM7-80), Hazelnut Latte (RM7-80), Almond Latte (RM7-80), and Tiramisu (RM7-80).

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Food Food Food Food – let’s start with entrée first. What’s offering in Kim Tavern –
Honey Pepper Roast Chicken Drumlet (RM6-90)Mushroom Soup (RM5-50)Egg Ham Sandwich (RM4-90)Deep Fried Marinate Chicken Wings (RM6-90), and many other more…..

Main Course could choose from

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Spaghetti Chicken Bolognese (RM6-90),


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Mushroom Chicken Chop with Garlic Butter Rice (RM9-90)


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and Cheesy Chicken Lasagna (RM9-90).

Southeast Asia Favourite are –

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Nasi Lemak Curry Chicken (RM7-90), the rice is absolutely full of coconut milk fragrant.


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Nasi Lemak Rendang Chicken (RM7-90), chicken rendang is appetizing, if you love rendang dishes.


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Udang Sambal Rice (RM7-90), something for spicy lovers. Prawns are fresh, sambal is good!

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Dry Curry Stir Fried Chicken Rice (RM6-90), Chinese called this Kam Heong.

Japanese – Asian Style Bento

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Sweet & Spicy Fish Bento (RM8-50), marinate dory fish and deep fried with marinated batter that makes the fish crispy the outside, juicy the inside.

Japanese Big Bowl Rice

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Unagi Fried Egg Rice (RM12-90), though this is not really an appetizing dish, but it’s absolutely tasty and it sold out on its first day of business. Thus, you could imagine how good is this bowl of rice. Yummy Yummy!!

Soup Noodle

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Tomyam Seafood Noodle (RM9-90), home made blend ingredients. Indeed tasty, full of aroma, spicy, sour, it’s just too tempting not to have this bowl of tomyam.

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Ipoh Chicken Slice Noodle (RM6-90).

Fried Rice / Fried Noodle

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Capsicum Prawn Fried Rice (RM7-90), the prawns are fresh, accommodate well with their home made sambal belachan.


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Tomyam Seafood Fried Noodle (RM8-50), home made tomyam paste, finger licking good!

Porridge

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Seafood Mushroom Porridge (RM7-90), simple, flavorsome, it’s nice to have a bowl of hot porridge to warm your belly.

With these food which am sharing… isn’t it value for money?!


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Address & Contact Number
Kim Tavern
LG 04, Sunway Carnival Mall
Jalan Todak
13700 Seberang Jaya
Penang
Tel: +604-399 9879
+6012-428 8066 (Mr Andy Liew)

Business Hour:
11.30am to 9.30pm (daily)

Note: NO PORK, NO LARD

GPS: 5.398695, 100.397875