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KAFETARIA ENG LOH

Posted by Criz Lai On March - 17 - 2008

 ENGLOH

If you are around town area, you can consider taking your breakfast, brunch, or lunch at Kafetaria Eng Loh. This is the best place so far that has a good variety of food for you to savor. In fact, every single stall provides the best food around the town area. You have the Malay food stall which serves great not-so-spicy dishes, the Koay Teow Th’ng stall, the Hong Kong style Wan Than Mee stall which serves more than 15 different types of combinations and noodles, the Chicken Rice stall with crispy, juicy and succulent roast pork and chicken, the Hokkien Mee stall with whole spicy prawns and pork ribs, and the Fried Koay Teow stall which serves the delicacy on a banana leave.

If you think that these are too heavy for your breakfast, you can always order from the boss some Plain Toasts with butter and Coconut Jam (Kaya), French Toasts, American Breakfast sets, Mash Potatoes or even their most ordered, Peanut Butter Toast sprinkled with chopped roasted peanuts. You might even want to try out their thick creamy Penang White Coffee.


 PEANUTTOAST

 FRENCHTOAST

 AMERICANBREAKFAST

 WHITECOFFEE

 RECOMENDEDSTALL

 CURRYWANTHANMEE

 CHICKENLEGS

 CHICKENRICE

 DRYKOAYTEOW

 FRIEDKOAYTEOW

 HOKKIENMEE

In case you are wondering how to get to this place, it is situated along one of the road along the busy banking area, Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai). As Church Street is a one way road, all you need to do is to go into the road and drive about 200m. You can see a green building on your right at the junction. You sure won’t miss it. Do enjoy your trip there.

ENGLOHMAP

Name: KAFETARIA ENG LOH
Address: Jalan Gereja (Church Street) Penang, Malaysia.
Opening Hours: 8.00am – 3.00pm (Closed Sunday)
GPS: 5.418315, 100.340989

RATING:
Ambience: 6/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 classy)
Food Choices: 9/10 (1-4 limited, 5-7 average, 8-10 many choices)
Taste: 9/10 (1-4 tasteless, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)
Pricing: 6/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 expensive)
Service: 7/10 (1-4 bad, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)

CLAYPOT RESTAURANT

Posted by Criz Lai On February - 28 - 2008

NOTE: The restaurant had changed management since early 2009. You might experience some changes in the menu and taste.

CLAYPOT

If you are thinking of taking your family or guests out for a nice warm homely cooking, do try out Claypot Restaurant up in Tanjung Bunga area. It has a nice and cozy atmosphere while you enjoy your meals. There is also a private room available for some serious discussions and an outdoor place for those who like to dine in the open air.

No doubt the food selections are quite limited, but each and every dish is a must to try. I have tried a few of their dishes on several occasions and I am happy with them. The taste of the food there is one of the best I have tried in town. Maybe you should see the food photos I am going to attach here and pay them a visit soon.

CLAYPOT

You can try this dish as starter while waiting for your other dishes to be served with hot steaming rice. These toasts have minced prawns and sesame seeds on them.

CLAYPOT

If you like beef, this one good dish to go with rice.

CLAYPOT

We will need a vegetable dish right? Try this spinach dish in a wetter version.

CLAYPOT

Kids will love this dish. It consists of crunchy chicken bites mixed with curry powder and mayonnaise. It is not hot at all but taste great!

CLAYPOT

This is a must to try. The pork is stewed with fermented red bean curds and potatoes. The meat is so tender that it melts in your mouth.

CLAYPOT

This is a combination of three vegetables, namely Goa beans, lady’s fingers and stink beans (buah petai) fried with spicy shrimp paste. It’s marvelous!

CLAYPOT

It’s just a crunchy egg but the topping is wonderful. The gravy of the stir fried chicken cubes is slightly sweet and salty. This is an appetizing dish indeed.

CLAYPOT

Normally, we have soup based glutinous rice balls but this one is unique. They come fried in three different flavors (peanut, red bean and black sesame) with some raspberry sauce. This is a good experience for those who like sweet desserts.

In case you are wondering how to get to this restaurant, I have attached a location map here. It is situated just behind Mutiara Selera Food Court at the base of Pearl Hill. To go to this restaurant, just drive towards Batu Ferringhi. When you reach the Penang Swimming Club on your right, drive ahead until you see Caltex petrol kiosk on your left. Drive ahead until you reach a traffic light (Mutiara Selera Food Court) and turn left. At the first Y junction, turn right. At the second Y junction, turn left. That’s Jalan Sungai Kelian. Drive ahead and you will see the restaurant on your right opposite Jalan Loh Poh Heng.

CLAYPOT

Name: CLAYPOT RESTAURANT
Address: 48 Jalan Sungai Kelian, Tanjung Bunga, 11200 Penang, Malaysia.
Tel: 604-899 7987, 012-421 1363 (Ms. Tenny)
Opening Hours: 12.00noon – 3.00pm, 6.00pm – 10.30pm (Closed Monday)
GPS: 5.464220, 100.289791

RATING:
Ambience: 7/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 classy)
Food Choices: 7/10 (1-4 limited, 5-7 average, 8-10 many choices)
Taste: 8/10 (1-4 tasteless, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)
Pricing: 7/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 expensive)
Service: 8/10 (1-4 bad, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)

JEMPUTREE

Posted by Criz Lai On February - 19 - 2008

JEMPUTREE

Finally, there is a place called Jemputree in Penang where we can sit around to have decent chats with soft music at the background and good ambience. The place has the feel of a rainforest blended in with small huts as if you are living in a tribal village. There is also a place to get that tree house experience. Moreover, you can have the privacy you ever wanted and a group of friendly “natives” to serve to all your dining needs.


JEMPUTREE AMBIENCE

Jemputree has a wide range of Malaysian’s mouth watering delights with variations that include Malay, Western & Oriental style of culinary choices. You can get meals from finger food to spicy dishes and pasta. There are also many local desserts and beverages that will make your stay worthwhile such as ais kacang, rojak, ginseng tongkat ali and rainbow. Below are some of the dishes I have ordered:

SOUP OF THE DAY

NASI LEMAK KAMPUNG

TOM YAM MAGGIE MEE

You might want to visit the place at the location mentioned below:

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Name: JEMPUTREE
Address: 64 Jalan Chow Thye, Off Jalan Burmah, 10050 Penang, Malaysia.
Tel: 604-228 6607
Opening Hours: 11.00am – 12.00am (Close Monday)
GPS: 5.424595, 100.320411

RATING:
Ambience: 8/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 classy)
Food Choices: 7/10 (1-4 limited, 5-7 average, 8-10 many choices)
Taste: 6/10 (1-4 tasteless, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)
Pricing: 6/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 expensive)
Service: 7/10 (1-4 bad, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)

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