Maxim Dim Sum Restaurant @ Taman Pekaka WAS a restaurant that I used to condemn. But seeing many people are still recommending it after my first visit, I decided to give it another try. After that, I was convinced and it totally changed my impression on the restaurant. I wonder what went wrong in my first visit.
Al-Hambra Tandoori Palace is a restaurant serving cheap and tasty Northern [tag]Indian cuisine[/tag]. The restaurant was firstly opened in Sungai Petani and has expanded into [tag]Penang[/tag]. The main branch in Penang would be along Nagore Street, while the latest branch to open is located just minutes away from my working place in Taman Sri Tunas, Bayan Baru. It’s only 3-4 shops away from Victoria Station.
Please pardon the photos’ quality in my posts lately lol. I don’t carry my digital camera around so often anymore recently.
Last Friday me and my colleagues went to a cafe-like restaurant in [tag]Krystal Point[/tag], Bayan Baru for lunch. The place is called Cosmic Leisure House and it is more than a normal restaurant. I am sure most of you have heard about the crackdown on illegal gambling outlets in Penang. These outlets cleverly disguise themselves as entertainment outlets. But in fact, one can purchase tokens and play different kinds of machines that dispense tokens upon win. When done playing, exchange the tokens back to cash at the counter. Ok ok, let’s get back to the food
Cosmic Leisure House’s menu is surprisingly very extensive, even wine can be ordered! Anyway a set lunch which I orderd costs RM4.90. It includes a main course, a drink and soup. Availabe main courses to choose from are [tag]BBQ Chicken[/tag] Rice, Sweet and Sour Chicken Rice, Sweet and Sour Mantis Prawn Rice.. etc. I think you get the idea lol. They use the same stlye of cooking and sauce for the dishes.. kinda lazy huh? Taste wise still OK, but I recommend going for prawn mantis because for its value
For those working in [tag]Bayan Lepas[/tag], you should be familiar with the food court I am going to blog about. It is located beside Bayan Baru’s [tag]Sunshine Square[/tag] supermarket and connected to the market. This huge food court has so many stalls that the number exceeds 100. However I am not sure whether there’s really more than 100 of stalls within it, didn’t went to count Moreover, only like 70% of the stalls are usually open. Pardon the images’ quality, they are taken using my camera phone
Stall no. 99 by the name ‘Lai Hoe’ sells quite good [tag]tomyam[/tag] noodles. What distinguishes it from the others is that its noodles are cooked upon order. There are three ingredients selection for tomyam noodles: prawn (RM6.00), fish (RM4.00) or pork balls (RM3.00) You can also mix the ingredients if you wish. For example the one I had shown here is actually a fish tomyam maggi with pork balls added, it costs RM4.50. Be warned though, the tomyam soup is very very spicy.
To overcome the spiciness, ice blended red bean drink @ RM1.00 is a good choice