Monday, November 28, 2011

Jaya Indian Restaurant @ Gelugor

Let me introduce you to a truly Indian Restaurant in Gelugor: Jaya Restaurant. I know that it has a branch in Bayan Lepas at Jalan Tengah. Jaya opens 24 hours daily. Since it's an Indian Hindu restaurant, they don't serve beef and they serve pure vegetarian food.
Here's the location.

Banana Leaf rice.. comes with 3 vegetarian side dishes

The banana leaf rice cost together with the side dishes cost RM4.50 (inclusive of the Papadom)
The side dishes are unlimited, you can add on anytime..

Papadom (RM0.30 for 2 pcs)

Here's what you can add on: Chicken Masala RM5.00
Mind you, it's red hot spicy!!

Roti canai RM2.00 with the different types of kuah(pic above)

Restaurant Jaya AGD Sdn Bhd
Main Office
349-N, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
11700 Gelugot, Penang.
Tel: 04 - 660 5625 / 04- 660 5626

Jaya Catering Service
349-N, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
11700 Gelugor, Penang
Tel: 04 - 659 1989 / 04 - 659 0225
Business Hours: 24 Hour

Jaya Cater's Corner
12, Taman Sri Tunas,
Jalan Tengah, Bayan Baru
Tel: 04 - 641 3626
Business Hours: 7:00am - 11:00pm

Restauratn Jaya AGD Sdn Bhd
531, Jalan Dato Keramat,
10460 Georgetown, Penang.
Tel: 04 - 266 1992

99 & 99A, Penang Road,
10000 Georgetown Penang.
Tel: 04 - 263 7991

6159 & 6190, Jalan Ong Yi How,
Raja Uda,
13400 Butterworth, Penang.
Tel: 04 - 333 3236

AIMST, University Semeling,
01800 Bedong, Kedah Darul Aman

Mantis Prawn 攋尿蝦 and Mee Udang @ Pulau Aman

Pulau Aman, a home to a traditional Malay village, is famous for its seafood. To get there, you will need to a catch a boat at Jeti Batu Musang in Batu Kawan. Here's the location of Jeti Batu Musang. It's RM6.00 per two-way trip. You only pay it during the return trip.

Here's the location of Jeti Batu Musang.

There, you can see Pulau Aman straight ahead.

There's the boat. It's a public holiday, so the boat will only depart when there's enough people.

The village in Pulau Aman

Inside the boat..
And finally, we departed..

After about 45 minutes trip, we reached Pulau Aman..
What are these? I have no idea.. Perhaps they are fish farming devices...

Puny crabs by the shore..

The map of the whole area

Restaurant Terapung Pulau Aman
No 120, Pulau Aman,

14100 Simpang Ampat,
Seberang Perai Selatan.
H/P: 016 - 495 5125 / 019 - 476 6125
Here's the location.

Mee Goreng Udang RM6.00

Kueh Teow Goreng Udang RM6.00

Bihun Udang Sup RM6.00

Bihun Goreng Udang RM6.00

Nasi Goreng Udang RM6.00

Here comes the main dish!!

We waited for about 2 hours for the fishermen to return with their catches of the day.. And here's what they had.. besides some fishes and some very large molluscs. 
We grabbed about kilogram of large mantis prawns plus a few more medium ones.. A total of RM105.00..

Sent them to the restaurant (the only restaurant there) where we ate mee udang to boil the fresh mantis prawns..

Here's a close up one. Indescribable freshness!!

The boat trip schedule
Schedule for Mon - Fri (non public holidays)
From Pulau Aman

From Batu Kawan

For weekends and public holidays, the boat will depart according to the number of passengers.

Xuan Xin Buffet Steamboat @ Tanjong Tokong

Xuan Xin is quite a famous restaurant in Penang. I just realized they have a buffet steamboat restaurant at Tanjung Tokong. It's just a stone's throw from the Daorae at Tanjung Tokong.
Here's the location.

Mon - Fri: RM23.80++ per pax
Weekend: RM27.50++ per pax

The Menu

They have a free flow of ice-cream too.. * not depicted
The sauces

They serve hot and crunchy fried chicken. Yummy!!

Fishballs and shrimps

Vegetables and sea weed

Tomyam soup(upper left corner) and laksa soupI heard that the Chinese Porridge Soup is delicious.. I should try it next time.

They have teppanyaki corner where you can choose some meats (chicken, beef and pork) and some other ingredients like onions for the chef to cook for you. Just clip the number on your plate and they will serve the teppanyaki dish to your table when it is ready.

Chicken teppanyaki
The chef added some eggs..
Xuan Xin Buffet Steamboat 炫升自助火锅
101, Jalan Tanjung Tokong,
10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang
Tel: 04 - 899 6833
Fax: 04 - 210 7126
Mobile: 012 - 433 6883 (Mr Vincent Peh C. H.)
Web site:
Business Hours:
5:00pm - 12:00am (Mon - Sat)
12:00pm - 3:00pm & 5:00pm - 12:00am (Sun & Pub. Holiday)

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Geographér Café @ Jonker Walk

Geographér Café, a suitable place to hang out or gather with friends especially in the evening when Jonker Walk is happening.
Here's the location.

Taste sour and salty.
Geographér Café
83, Jalan Hang Jebat,
75200 Melaka
Tel: 06 - 281 6813
Fax: 06 - 281 6613
Web site:
Business Hours: 
10:00am - 1:00am (Mon - Sat)
7:00am - 1:00am (Sun)

Monday, November 21, 2011

Dim Sum @ Restoran Foh San 富山茶楼

Foh San Restaurant is largest and one of the most popular dim sum restaurant in Ipoh. A must-try if you visit Ipoh!! Go early to avoid crowd especially during the weekends or public holidays.
Here's the location.

The Menu

Prawn Cheong Fun 鲜虾蒸肠粉 RM3.50

Crispy Prawn Dumpling 鲜虾炸粉棵 RM4.00
Fried Wan Tan 香脆炸云吞 RM3.00

Century Egg Porridge 煲仔皮蛋粥 RM6.00

Supreme Prawn Dumpling 富山虾饺王 RM5.00

Siew Mai 港式蒸烧卖 RM3.80

Egg Tart 酥皮焗蛋挞 RM3.20

Fried Carrot Cake 煎炒萝卜糕 RM5.50

Foh San serves a great variety of dim sum compared to Ming Court.
But some will prefer Ming Court. Well, you make your choice :)

Restoran Foh San Sdn. Bhd. 富山茶楼有限公司
51, Jalan Leong Sin Nam
30300 Ipoh, Perak
Tel: 05 - 254 0308
Fax: 05 - 253 5432
Web site:
Business Hours:
6:30am - 2:30pm (Closed on Tuesday)