If you have been or lived in Ipoh recently, you may noticed that there are several new art café being opened here. What is art café? I don’t think there are any specific definition for it but I might just consider it as a hipster and cool place to hang out with friends. The restaurant/café will focusing on arts in their interior design beside serving great foods. I believe this will be a good moves to make and to promote Ipoh town as a place for arts & culture tourism.
Taiping, another interesting town for you to visit in Perak after Ipoh. Formally known for their coal mining activity, Taiping is now becoming a famous tourist spot in Perak. Among the places that are interesting in this town are, Taiping Zoo, Maxwell Hill, Taiping Prison, Taiping Lake Garden and many more. And for food hunters, Taiping was also a food heaven. Before this, I had reviewed one famous Cendol in Taiping, you may read it here: Cendol Bismillah, Taiping.
Have I said to you that I love Chinese Food so much? Well, yes, but somehow halal Chinese Food was quite hard to find because, as you already know, Chinese food often to contained pork in their ingredients, so I have to be careful. Thus, I continue my journey to find the Best Halal Chinese Food in Malaysia. Lucky me that there are some folks who are a Chinese Muslim that had doing some food business in Malaysia. I had made a review about some of them here: Halal Dim Sum @ Jom Cari Makan Restaurant, Damansara and Restoran Cina Muslim Al-Munawarah @ Seksyen 9, Shah Alam.
Vanakam!! Okay, today I’m gonna blog another cool restaurant in Ipoh, Perak. Well this restaurant had established in Ipoh for a long time, I wonder whether they have any other branch or not~
If you craving for some Halal Indian food, I recommend you this place. Well, actually it is quite easy to find any Halal Indian food here in Malaysia because most Indian food don’t contain pork or alcohol, however you still need to be careful as the beef still need to be slaughtered according to syara’ right?! Anyway, for this restaurant I believed it was safe/halal because I heard the owner was a Muslim.
Yup, your holidays to Terengganu would not considered as complete without having their most famous local dish which is Keropok Lekor. It was like the Satay Ikan but this time they did not grill it, just deep-fried.
There was a say among the locals that when the raw Keropok Lekor was bringing outside the state, it will taste different rather then when you eat at the shop where you buy the Keropok. True or not, I’m not really sure, but somehow, the theory of the freshness of the food can be applied here. The Keropok Lekor was made from fish, so when you keep the food for a long time, it will probably not as fresh as the Keropok at the stall. And yeah, most of the stall that sold the raw Keropok Lekor will served you the cooked one also.
Haha~ I purposely put my best friend picture on top of this post, just to promote him to the readers, he’s still single you know~hehe :lalala1:
Anyway, Hello and welcome again to all readers!! After quite a long time not posting to this blog, I finally have the time to write. As I had mentioned before in my post, I had an examination to go through and now I’m free plus, I will have a holidays for about 3 month!! Yeayy!! But most probably I will have to do a part time while waiting for a new semester to start, so before I start to get busy with the work, I shall publish some of interesting food spot I had go before.
Orait, this time I want to tell you one quite famous food spot in Selangor (I’m not sure whether they have branches in other state). The restaurant served Korean style barbeque foods but in a very unique way. This restaurant is very famous in Selangor, so I’m very sure that many of you had go to the restaurant. I just blog this for my reference in future~hehe *please don’t be mad at me for posting a boring food spot* huhu~
The front view of the restaurant at One Utama, Damansara branch.
Why it is so unique?
First, because it is a buffet All-You-Can-Eat restaurant. There are so many of choices here. At first, I don’t know where to start.
Second, it’s a Cook-It-Yourself BBQ restaurant. So they only serve raw food then you need to cooked it. I’ll show you the picture below.
To me this is quite unique because we rarely see this style of restaurant around.
My Verdict on this restaurant.
Food: Nice~ I love the variety of it.
Environment: Very Comfortable and I like the uniqueness on how we need to grill the food by our self. The style is copied from the Korean BBQ stall.
Price: To me, for a buffet with such amount of variety of foods, it is very reasonable.
The price for us 2 person, is MYR 87.70. Divide by 2, it’s MYR 43.85 per person. Remind you this is a dinner set, it is more expensive than lunch. And the price is plus the free flow drinks also.
For students, the price is different depends on what day you come. If you come on weekdays, the price is cheaper. From the price signboard, for lunch you may get MYR 22.88 and for dinner MYR 28.88. Just to remind you this price is not including tax and free flow drinks.
You need to add MYR 3.99 for free flow or refillable drinks.
The restaurant operating hours are also different from what days you come:
Sunday – Thursday: Lunch is from 11.30am till 3.59pm.
Dinner is from 4.00 pm till 10.00pm.
Friday – Saturday: Lunch is from 11.30am till 3.59pm.
Dinner is from 4.00 pm till 10.30pm.
1) Klang Valley: 1 Utama Shopping Centre (The one I go for this review), Plaza Pantai, IOI Mall.
2) Penang: Plaza Gurney, Auto City (Perai)
3) Malacca: Mahkota Parade.
4) Johor Bahru: City Square, KSL city.
* All are Halal certified except for Auto city branch where the certification is still in process.
or in English, Murni Discovery Restaurant @ Taipan 9 USJ, Selangor.
Yeah, found one more amazing restaurant at USJ Taipan Business Centre, before this I had blogged one good Ayam Penyet Restaurant HERE. Taipan Business Centre was quite famous to the Subang peoples as it offers lot of restaurant to hangout for late nite dinner or supper.
But this restaurant that I will blogged about is the newly opened restaurant and one of the branches of a “quite famous” restaurant in Kelana Jaya. The restaurant named Murni Discovery and I think they served amazing foods here.
Anyway, before going to this branch restaurant, I had go to it’s main branch, and I’m quite upset with its food =(. But this restaurant change it all and I will tell you why later. At their main branch, it’s so pack with people, service was quite late and food was not too good (to me lah). I’ve long time not going to their main branches mainly because too many people there.
So my verdict for this restaurant.
Food: Wow, it’s nice man!! Really you should try this restaurant. Ok stay calm~ Erm, to me, the food is quite good. They have plenty variation of foods, from western to local foods. Some of the dishes is a blend of Local and Western food, for example the Chicken Chop Fried Rice, so it’s quite unique here. They did provide you the menu for you to choose the dishes, but my recommendation are, as for this time (15/2/2011):
– Nasi Goreng Ayam Pandan, and
– Nasi Goreng Chicken Chop.
And I will update this recommended list as I visit the restaurant again later, InsyaAllah.
Environment: Better than the main branch. Easier to order. Bigger and Comfortable.
Price: Affordable. Not too expensive compared to Williams Corner. But food portions is smaller.
Therefore, hope you enjoy the food pictures after the break.