What if you could get a free beer by showing a printed voucher, or just by flashing it from an iPhone app? For those without an iPhone you don’t have to fret, as the voucher can still be displayed on any mobile phone as long as it supports a browser. What if I tell you this is real and the best thing is the voucher is absolutely free? Yes, free as in zero transaction and no purchase required, which essentially means you got nothing to lose but everything to gain. If I have got your attention then you need to check out SixCents.
But first, I know what you are thinking so let me just clarify that SixCents is not yet-another-group-buying-website. Instead, SixCents is a voucher website aimed at providing exclusive dining experiences for everyone to enjoy minus the unnecessary frills. One perfect example is that you don’t even need to have an account to use SixCents!
Most of the chosen restaurants at SixCents are handpicked by the website owners themselves based on the criteria of quality and service, where some of the prominent ones are like Tom, Dick and Harry’s, Souled Out, 7atenine and Senjyu. Different restaurants have different vouchers. For now, you will find most of them being discount based, buy 1 free 1, and buy five, pay for four kind of vouchers. As time goes by, the number of restaurants and vouchers will grow as well, giving you more choices in future.
Among the list of outlets, I have chosen to try Fat Spoon first, a pork-free cafe at Damansara Uptown that serves Asian and Nyonya influenced food. They are currently running a Jus for Juice promotion exclusive only to SixCents users. After presenting the voucher, you just have to play a game of One Two Jus with the owners (and winning it of course) and a bottle of freshly squeezed orange juice worth RM6.90 will be yours for free. And yeah, there are some terms and conditions that apply but they are so easy to meet they are negligible.
The Fat Spoon winning conditions is unlimited, but only valid once per visit (ie: if you lose at lunch today, you can come back for dinner at the same night and try again, or even tomorrow or the day after that, but not at the same sitting/visit). I am pretty sure I am not the only person out there who feels that beverages might it be in restaurant, cafe or kopitiam – they are usually overpriced. So, by utilizing this free voucher to get a free juice, you are just doing you and your wallet a favor. Plus, you are having fun too.
In case you are wondering, four oranges are squeezed to fill each bottle. The juice does not contain any added sugar or water as well so the taste is 100% fresh and natural.
The free juice aside, you will also find a lot of traditional home cooked food in this cozy restaurant such as popiah.
Ulam Fried Rice with Fried Chicken @ RM11.90, nicely executed with sufficient ‘wok hei’ and the fiery hot sambal goes perfectly with it. The succulent and juicy fried chicken which I highly enjoyed is prepared the old fashion way by using a kunyit based marinade – simple yet delicious.
Now this is a rare noodle, called ‘Claypot Sampan Beef Noodles’. The closest dish that I could think of to describe this would be Vietnamese Beef Pho due to the similarities in ingredients and flavor. Don’t expect the broth taste light though since it had been heavily seasoned, which I think will suit people with a heavy taste buds better.
While the restaurant’s decor and furnishings are quirky and do a good job at bringing back that old kampung feel, it is the menu that takes the cake. Look at it, it is actually a children’s story book with some of the pages being replaced by the menu. I don’t know about you but I feel this is a really neat idea that will make them unique.
Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya,
So what are you waiting for? Head on to SixCents’ Website and Facebook Page to know more and don’t forget to download the free iPhone app too. Then, be the first to know the best deals in town and indulge!