Northen Thai Food at Spice Market Cafe

I’m delighted to attend food review at Spice Market Cafe last week at Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa,Penang. Spice Market Cafe is having Northen Thai Food Promotion at 1st-30th June 2016. The International Buffet Dinner is available from Sunday to Thursday from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. The price is RM173 nett per adult and RM87 nett per child.

On Monday and Tuesday, there is a “P60 Promotion” which means customer only pays 60% of the standard buffet price. It is not available on the eve of the public holidays and public holidays though. On Friday and Saturday, there is Seafood Buffet Dinner at RM185 nett per adult and RM93 nett per child. Sunday Brunch is from noon to 3pm, cost RM138 nett per adult and RM69 nett per child.

Rasa Sayang

Rasa Sayang

Currently, Spice Market Cafe is introducing authentic Thai cuisine from Chef Damrongsak Khammonghon and Chef Pratthung Taka, with combined 28 years of experience in Thai cuisine. These two guest chefs are bringing the specialties food from the north of Thailand. There is a secret key to a good taste of Thai food starts with good preparation, cooking techniques, and authentic Thai ingredients including strong aromatic herbs, spices,
vegetables, seasonings and pastes. These combinations importantly enhance the distinctive flavors in Thai food and presentation.



My recommendation is usually to try the Thai Tomyam soup before anything else. Tomyam soup truly unifies a host of awesome and authentic Thai tastes which is sour, salty, spicy and sweet, all in one bowl. You will find that there are “sweet spots” where the flavor just tastes right. The clear hot and sour soup flavored with fragrant lemon grass, fresh galangal root and kaffir lime leaf. Thai Tom Yam soup prepared with prawns is delicious.

In one particular section, there is ayam panggang and baked seabass fillet with nestum herb crusted specially made.

Ayam Panggang

Ayam Panggang

Other than that, Spice Market cafe also serve seasonal vegetables, lamb steak with minted jus, grilled fish with tomato salsa, duck breast with dark cherry sauce, parmesan chicken escallops with tomato coulis, seafood stew with olive and caper, baked penne pasta with tomato, vegetable and cheese.



Varieties dishes

Varieties dishes

There is also one section served for seafood in Spice Market Cafe such as prawns, scallops, spanner crabs and mussels. The spanner crabs is my favorite as it tastes incredibly sweet and have soft white flesh. It has a more distinctive taste then other crabs. As for the scallops, they are moist and tender and have a very distinct sort of flavor like most seafood.

Seafood corner

Seafood corner

Besides that, there is a Japanese sushi bar serving sushi and my beloved salmon food. I usually choose to eat salmons more than the rest as salmon is considered to be healthy and high vitamin due to the fish’s high protein and high omega-3 fatty acids. Good raw salmon is a bit buttery. It might be high in fat and will melt in your mouth nicely when dip with soya sauce and good wasabi.

Japanese cuisine

Japanese cuisine

After I enjoyed my meal, I sit back to relax for a while before going for dessert. I tried the mango sticky rice, tapioca pearl in syrup and fresh coconut and banana in coconut syrup. Thai dessert use a lot of coconut for extra richness and good taste. The wonderful and authentic-tasting glutinous rice dessert is as good too.



Thai food reflects its culture, environment, ingenuity and values. The food usually have attention to detail, texture, color, taste and use a lot of ingredients with medicinal benefits, as well as good flavor. I really enjoyed myself at Rasa Sayang Spice Market Cafe. It is a wonderful dinner together with friends with great food and nice ambiance.

Spice Market Cafe
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa,
Contact No: (604) 888 8888
Fax: (604) 881 1800

Vistana CNY Yee Sang Banquet 2016

Chinese New Year is more than six weeks away, but anyone hoping to have reunion dinner or get together in a restaurant should try Vistana Hotel at Bukit Jambul. Popular restaurants for Chinese New Year reunion dinner filling up fast with unreasonable price and menu.

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For Vistana Hotel at Bukit Jambul, they are having CNY Yee Sang Banquet 2016 promotion starting from 18th Jan 2016- 22nd February 2016 for lunch and dinner. For lunch, it starts at 12pm-3pm and for dinner it starts from 7pm-10pm.

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Vistana Hotel serves Yee Sang too. Yee Sang, a symbol of prosperity of good luck, prosperity, health and all things auspicious. Yee Sang comprises thin slices of pickled vegetables and other ingredients which are mixed together thoroughly when the dish is eaten. The taste of the dish is enhanced by its special sauce which imparts a distinctive flavour.

Yee Sang is a popular custom round the dining table to toss the ingredients high in the air with joyful wish for abundant luck and happiness for all. The enjoyment of Yee Sang during Chinese New Year is an age-old custom steeped in ancient tradition and culture. This signature CNY dish is well-known in Malaysia and Singapore.

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There are 3 types of package menus available. Alternatively, one may opt to customize the menu by handpicking the available dishes (kindly contact the Sales Manager for more information).

Set Menu A (serves a table of 10 pax/ Rm 618++):
Salmon Yee Sang
Braised Superior Soup with Crab Meat and Bamboo Pith
Baked Honey BBQ Chicken
Steamed Seabass with Superior Soya Sauce
Braised Wheat Gluten with Mushrooms and Garden Greens
Lotus Leaf Glutinous Rice
Glutinous Rice Balls in Soy Milk

Set Menu B (serves a table of 10 pax/ Rm 688++):
Salmon Yee Sang
Braised Superiro Soup with Crab Meat and Bamboo Pith
Fried Boneless Chicken with Spicy Mayo
Steamed red Lion with Nyonya Sauce
Braised Kwei Fei Abalone and Black Mushrooms with Garden Greens
Butter Cereal Prawns
Lotus Leaf Glutinous Rice
Glutinous Rice Balls in Soy Milk

Set Menu C (serves a table of 10 pax/ Rm 888++):
Salmon Yee Sang
Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Black Mushrooms, Dried Scallops and Bamboo Pith
Fried Boneless Chicken with Spicy Mayo
Steamed Garoupa with Nyonya Sauce
Braised Kwai Fei Abalone and Black Mushrooms with Fresh Scallops and Garden Greens
Deep Fried Prawns with Fresh Fruit Salad
Lotus Leaf Glutinous Rice
Glutinous Rice Balls in Soy Milk

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Glutinous rice balls or Tangyuan is a Chinese food made from glutinous rice flour mixed with a small amount of water to form balls and is then cooked and served in boiling water. Regional variants differing in ingredients and method. The round shape of the balls and the bowls where they are served, come to symbolise the family togetherness.

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Vistana Hotel
213, Penang, Jalan Bukit Gambir, Bukit Jambul, 11950 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Contact No: +60 4-646 8000

Christmas/ New Year Buffet at Eastin Hotel, Penang

Christmas season is here again. I’m looking for a place for traditional Christmas dinner with family and looks like Eastin hotel is the most desired place to be! In the month of December, Eastin Hotel Penang basically have four special buffet events:

Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner
Christmas Day Hi-Tea (Lunch)
Christmas Day Buffet Dinner
New Year Eve Buffet Dinner

Eastin Hotel Penang is offering Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet starting from RM82 nett per adult.The hotel restaurant has been newly and nicely decorated with beautiful Christmas tree and decorations. Eastin hotel partake in the whimsy and decking out their lobbies and entrances with lights, ornaments and beautiful presents.

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The specialty this round is the most succulent turkey bird to crown your Christmas dinner table this year. Choosing the best festive bird can be mind-boggling, but at Eastin hotel the Authentic Roasted Turkey with Classic Ingredients and Condiments, best dipped with homemade sweet and sour sauce has been specially pick and
available in buffet spread for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. When I tasted the well-browned bird, the turkey tastes luscious and moist, succulent and full-flavoured.

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The result is a juicy, flavoursome just for perfect Christmas dinner. I have to say the chef is doing a good job not to overcook it, even slightly or it goes dry. If you would like to order only the turkey (whole bird), it is available and orders need to be made at least 3 days in advance. The cost of the turkey is only RM338nett for whole bird.

Eastin Hotel Penang’s Christmas buffet is generally an International buffet with cuisines with selections such as Poached Seabass with Saffron Sauce, Chicken Roulade with Pomegranate Sauce, Spanish Butter Rice with Nut, Chicago Turkey Mixed Salad, Australia Potato Salad and Walnut Apple Salad.

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Walnut Apple Salad

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Chicago Turkey Mixed Salad

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Christmas buffet is available at the following price:

Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner
24-Dec-2015 6:30pm-10pm
RM168 nett (adult)
RM80 nett (child)

Christmas Day Hi-Tea
25-Dec-2015 12pm-3pm
RM82 nett (adult)
RM40 nett (child)

Christmas Day Dinner
25-Dec-2015 6:30pm-10pm
RM118 nett (adult)
RM55 nett (child)

Early Bird for first 80 persons with full payment before 15 Dec 2015 will entitle for 25% discount. Senior citizen (60 years old and above)
is entitled for 25% discount.

For the convenience of our readers, we have uploaded a set of buffet menu below so that you can have a glance on all items available in the buffet.

Eastin Hotel
Swez Brasserie Penang

1 Solok Bayan Indah, Queensbay,
11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia
Phone:+60 4-612 1111

For inquiry or reservation, kindly call +604-612 1128

10TT Social TV Box BHB

During the weekends, I went to Ban Hin Bee Sdn Bhd Ideal Avenue to review on the 10TT Social TV Box. It is known as The Entertainment Box for Family. 10TT Social TV is a Linux based media player that comes preloaded with 40+ public apps such as Facebook, Youtube, Games, Cooking, Fashion & Lifestyle, Health & Education, etc. Basically you can watch any movies or dramas on this OTT. Besides they have my favourite documentary channel too. 10TT also acts as an open platform / marketplace for 3rd party app developers to promote their Private Apps. Best part of it is, 10TT is only ONE Time Payment with NO Subscription and NO Hidden Cost.

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My experience with the 10TT was a fantastic and wonderful ones. In the beginning I was a bit sceptical because I never use this gadget before. It sounds too good to be true that 10TT can provide so much latest movies (including those ban movies which never show in the Malaysia cinemas).

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On the Apps column I can choose the type of movie I want to watch. There are so much varieties such as English Movie, Indonesia Movie, Malay Drama, Malay Movie, Japan Drama, Anime, Bollywood Movie, Indian Series, K Drama, News, Indian Shows, K Variety Shows and Speed Test. Besides the latest streaming movies, I can watch those movies from last year too. I checked on the 2014 movies and saw a lot of movies including cartoon movies. I streamed on the cartoon and Korean channel. Even though it is streaming from the net, I can play Resume Playback, Fast Forward & Rewind features without any issue.

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Just go into the English Series app, on the top right, you can see it stated 1/96, which means, there are a total of 96 titles under English series. English Variety Shows and Animated Series are another 2 category under English Series. Inside will have movie collections and you can choose any movie you like. I choose to watch Noah Is Gone.

Oops! Noah is Gone

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Korean movies Running Man

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My experience with 10TT is that there is no lagging on the streaming when I play the 10TT. VOD only requires 2MB internet speed to stream SD & HD video content via LAN cable or Wifi. I tried to review 2 channels and both are perfectly well played. This makes watching movie through 10TT a better experience.

The advantages of direct steaming with no downloading:
1. I don’t have to spend hours waiting for the downloading to complete.
2. It makes me crazy when I expect to watch movie when I’m back home only to realize my downloading got issue when I was away
3. Downloading takes time
4. I have to turn on the electricity and laptop to run the download
5. Too much hassles

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With this 10TT, it makes me think that I can just make one time payment for 10TT and I can stop going to movies in the cinema. Movies and dramas are very clear and no filter on the movies and dramas. It is only “one time payment” and no subcription or hidden cost is needed. Yayyy!!! How awesome!

For details, what is 10TT all about?

10TT VOD (Video On Demand) are Private Apps developed by Third Party developers. Users are required to do a ONE TIME download for Private Apps to enjoy UNLIMITED video streaming for FREE. VOD apps can pull video contents from 100+ websites that offers FREE contents and enable direct streaming (no downloading) required to your big screen TV. VOD library currently features more than 12,000 titles including movies, series, variety shows, and MTV’s from US, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Indonesia, etc. VOD is updated on both daily and weekly basis, and can viewed with ease through a single Announce App for all latest updates.

And now…what is the price?

It is only RM479 for “One Time Payment”! (inclusive 6% GST) Unbelieveable right? So hurry up before stock last. Get yours today from BHB outlets, because these BHB stores offer a “90 days 1-for-1 exchange warranty” in addition to the overall warranty and a “free remote control upgrade to V8 back-lit and long range remote control worth RM30 (while stocks last)” are provided EXCLUSIVELY through the purchase at any BHB branches.

Click here for BHB Branches store-locator

If you purchased from BHB, remember to quote JS8010 for free high quality HDMI cable. Promotion will ends by 31 December 2015.


Operating System: Linux Based
User Interface: Adobe Flash Lite (Stagecraft 1.2)
Streaming Protocols
Adobe RTMP
HTTP Live Streaming(HLS)
Supported DRM
AES-128 Bit HLS Encryption
CPU: Cavium ARM11 640 MHz
Memory: 256MB Flash, 256MB DDR3
Networking: 802.11n Wi-Fi, 10/100 Ethernet
Input /Output
HDMI Output, Composite A/V Output,
Ethernet Port, USB Micro Power and
MicroSD Slot
Size: 123.0 (L) x 100.0 (W) x 25.0 (H) mm
Weight: 120 gm
What’s Included:
1OTT Player x 1
USB Micro Cable x 1
USB to Power Adapter x 1
Remote Control x 1
AAA Batteries x 2
Quick Start Guide x1

If you are interested to become a reseller for the 1OTT Social TV, please email for more information.

Bloggers are given a WIFI access based FreeOTT for the sole purpose of their personal demonstration and usage. The unit STRICTLY acts as a premium giveaway by Vidcrowd Media Sdn. Bhd. and is not available for sale.

Disclaimer: The reviewer or any other related business entity or website (hereinafter “Company”) associated with the manufacturing and/or distribution of the 1OTT product (hereinafter “Product”) is not responsible for any miscommunication that may occur regarding channel and content listings and availability. You agree to understand that the channels and content are provided via 3rd party app developers (hereinafter “external apps”) and is streamed over the internet via these external apps. You agree to understand that the Product is merely a device that allows you to connect through your own internet provider and stream any content that is available via these external apps that are available through the Product.

Sea Queen Restaurant at Straits Quay

Wedding dinner or wedding reception has been a norm in the society since century ago. It is held as hospitality for those who attend the wedding and relatives and friends will gather to celebrate the newly married couple.
These days, wedding dinners held at fancy restaurants are way too pricy sometimes. Last weekend, I went to Sea Queen Restaurant for the wedding dinner package and I find the price at Sea Queen is affordable and reasonable. There are 5 types of wedding dinner packages which starts with RM488 to RM1188.

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I tried the Emerald dinner package consists of 9 dishes.

Five hot & cold combination platter

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Braised seafood soup with crab meat

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Stewed chicken with Chinese herb wrapped with aluminium foil

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Steamed snapper with Siamese sauce

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Baked tiger prawn with homemade sauce

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Braised trio mushroom with bean curd roots and bean curd puff

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Steamed rice wrapped with lotus leaf

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Chilled longan with syrup

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Sweet fancy double delight

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Besides wedding package, Sea Queen Restaurant also serve set lunch for weekdays only and Walk-In-Package. The Walk-In-Package means anyone can walk in and order any of the stated set instead of Ala Carte Menu



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Before going home, I decided to order something fancy I saw from the menu. It is call as Chilled Lemon Grass Jelly with Lime (香檸香茅凍) from the Ala Carte Menu. It costs RM5.00++ per serving. The Lemon Grass Jelly with Lime is tasty and delicious.

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Sea Queen Restaurant
Location: G3 & 3A, Straits Quay, Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang.
Contact: 010-404 0299, 010-405 0299
GPS: 5.459273, 100.314161

Glow Hotel Penang

If you are looking for a chic and cosy place with good price to stay in Penang, Glow Hotel is one of the hotels to be consider for. From backpackers to luxury seekers, Glow Penang has a place to stay for everyone. The hotel is situated near Komtar and 1st Avenue,a rewarding shopping scene that draws shoppers to stay at Glow hotel.

Glow hotel is also very close to all the street foods and restaurant, as it is smack in the middle of Macalister Road. With so many nice local food around, Glow Hotel is convenient and I don’t think you will get any chance to be hungry at night.

Entrance receptionist

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We started our day in the morning with our complimentary GLOW breakfast buffet at Zest Bar Cafe. The breakfast area is just near to pool and lobby bar.Those who wants to unwind and have a drink can do so at the lobby bar after a good dip at the pool. Lobby Bar serves cocktails, frappes, ice blended drinks and some snacks.

Zest Bar Cafe

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There is a welcome colorful lollipop on the bed.

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Glow Penang offers 131 colorful and well-appointed rooms including single, double or family friendly styles.

Each room at Glow Penang includes below facilities:

Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet access
Windows with stunning city views and natural light
A delicious pillowtop mattress and two types of dreamy pillows
Work desk with international adapter
IDD telephone lines
32’ LCD TV with satellite TV channels
Individual air-conditioner for personal climate control
Bathroom amenities and hairdryer
Soft and comfortable bedroom slippers
Mini-refrigerator with complimentary coffee, tea and water
Iron and ironing board upon request
Touch and Go key-card system
Electronic in-room safe
Black-out curtains
Amenities available upon request: toothbrush set, shaving kit, sewing kit, iron + ironing board

Room Facilities

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When you look out through the window, you can slow down with a panoramic view of the Penang cityscape from Glow hotel. The beautiful dazzling neon lights light up Penang city when darkness falls.

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Glow Penang seems to be a reasonable choice with the strategic location, price and facilities provided. I enjoyed my weekend stay there.

GLOW Hotel by Zinc Penang
101 Jalan Macalister,
10400 George Town, Penang

Contact No: +60 (0) 4 226 0084

Fax: +60 (0) 4 226 8155





Buka Puasa Buffet at Sarkies EO Hotel

E&O Hotel Sarkies restaurant is back with sumptuous Buka Puasa buffet spread for the fasting month from 18th June onwards. E&O has always been my favourite buffet place as the food there are delicious and fresh.The buffet price is RM128.30 nett per person and RM55.95 nett for children
aged 6-12 years old. Those children below 6 years old get to dine in for free. Sarkies at E&O HOtel has been one of the crowd favourites since the very beginning and consistently delivered quality dishes.

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One of the best dish in Sarkies is the succulent E&O roast duck, a popular house specialty that goes great with its gravy. The E&O chef, Michel Camy recommended Daging Masak Merah, which is braised meat and peas in coconut and chilli sauce garnished with tomato wedges and onion rings to us.
Besides that, there are other traditional Malaysian kampung dishes such as Ayam Percik, Rendang Daging, Daging Masak Merah, Kurma Kambing, Udang Goreng Rempah, Opor Daging Kambing, Gulai Ketam Kampung style and Lala Tumis Kering.

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If you are not into Malay dishes, there are varieties food such as sushi rolls, salmon and tuna in smoked and sashimi form available for Japanese cuisine. I love the seafood-on-ice section which offers mouth-watering morsels like tiger prawns, green mussels, yabbies, snow crabs, spanner crabs, oysters and herring. The menu didn’t seem to vary much from my last visit, which is a good thing.

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The award winning for the day is the section where the seafood grilled or savour steaksand slow roasted lamb that are served from the grill and carvery stations.

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Eastern and Oriental (E&O)
10 Lebuh Farquhar, 10200 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Enquiries & Reservations

+(6) 04- 222 2000 ext. 3601/ 3602

Hard Rock Bintang Rock Buffet

Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of theme restaurants founded in 1971 where modern comfort meets rock style. At Starz Diner in Hard Rock Hotel Penang
is ready to serve periodical promotion buffet at only RM88 net per adult and RM48 nett per child (age 6- 12 years old). Bintang Rock Buffet offers wide selection from local starters to meat grilled to perfection.

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Bintang Rock Buffet gives me the ultimate experience with signature dishes such as Daun Ulam Raja, Tandori Marinated Chicken Skewers and much more. There is traditional local desserts such as Sago Gula Melaka, Bubur Gandum and assorted Malay Kuih too. Bintang Rock Buffet satisfy my cravings and I enjoy the lip-smacking food buffet environment at the rock ‘n’ roll cafe.

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If you are not much of a buffet fan, worry not as Hard Rock Cafe Penang do provide gigantic Rock Platter available from 18th June to 16th July from 11.30am-10.30pm. The rock platter is a choice of starter, main course platter, local desserts of the day and local drinks and dates. The price is only RM160 nett for two persons and RM240 nett for three persons. The rock platter is provide to offer guests a variety of dining options. It is full with sophisticated flavors for the most discerning diner while convenient and comfortable meal.


Cafe TENT CARDrock platters

For reservation, pls call earlier to book at +604- 886 8054

Hard Rock Hotel Penang
11100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Contact No: +60 4-881 1711

Vistana Hotel Tok Wan 101 recipes for Buka Puasa Ramadhan

I’m looking forward for Vistana hotel Tok Wan 101 recipes for Buka Puasa Ramadhan again this year. Going to Vistana Buka Puasa Ramadhan is always full with excitement because of its Buka Puasa food varieties over 100 types of dishes.

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The traditional Malay spread for the breaking of the daily fast, or ‘buka puasa’ is only RM65 nett per person for adults and RM30 nett for children aged 4-12 years old (prices included 6% GST) from 19th June to 16th July 2015. The Buka Puasa Ramadhan is valid at Vistana Hotels Kuala Lumpur, Kuantan and Penang.

The main course for Buka Puasa Ramadhan spread features succulent ayam goreng berempah, ikan asam pedas, daging gulai, lala masak pedas, gulai sotong, terung bakar air asam and labu masak lemak cili api.

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Tok Wan recipes meaning ‘grandmother’ recipes promises an assortment offresh tangy salads such as kerabu mangga, kerabu sotong and kerabu ayam, a healthy selection of ulam-ulaman or herbal salads such as ulam raja, jantung pisang, four-angled beans and petai, coupled with palate opening sambals and sauces including sambal belacan, cencaluk, tempoyak, budu and sambal nenas, all bound to get the appetite going. Tok Wan also inspires a hearty sup daging amongst others.

There are chef-manned stations too where more all-time Penang favourites such as asam laksa, kambing panggang, murtabak, char kway teow and pasembur are also served. A signature ‘Bakar Bakar’ cooked to order station is also available serving freshly grilled ikan panggang accompanied with special sambal sauces. This station has been my all time favorite because I enjoy grilled fish.

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Besides that, there are variety of traditional Malay kuih-muih at Vistana Buka Puasa Ramadhan such as kuih cara manis, ondeonde, seri muka, ketayap and kuih loyang. And I’m surprise they even serve ice kacang at the dessert counter.

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Overall Vistana hotel Tok Wan 101 recipes Buka Puasa is pretty much of a good deal. For the price of only RM65 nett I enjoyed varieties of food and the group of musician performing on stage with local music and songs.

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Vistana Hotel
213, Jalan Bukit Gambir,
Bukit Jambul, 11950, Malaysia

Contact No: 04- 646 8000

Gartien Uji Matcha Pineapple Cakes

If you like matcha, Gartien has launched its latest Uji Matcha Pineapple Cakes in Penang and you should give it a try. The first thing that captured my attention is the packaging. It is pack in a very attractive box, the contrast of white and colorful drawings on the box works nicely. The drawing is showing the main ingredients for pineapple cake.

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For starters the Gartien Uji Matcha Pineapple Cakes isn’t too sweet, nor is it too bitter. If anything the main flavour is the uji matcha. It does have a taste of pineapple cakes that is absolutely delightful both flavour and texture wise.It cuts the sweetness considerably and livens up the taste buds so the uji matcha notes really sing. It is best to enjoy this pineapple cakes together with a cup of tea or a glass of plain warm warer.

The selling price per box with 6 pieces of Uji Matcha Pineapple Cakes is at RM36nett (self collect only). A fix courier charge of RM10 & RM40 will be applicable to all deliveries within Peninsular Malaysia & East Malaysia respectively.

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Be quick to grab the Uji Matcha Gartien Pineapple Cakes, the bakery store is easy to find which is just along Jalan Penang nearby Komtar.

Gartien Penang


GARTIEN @ 小田佳園
380, Jalan Penang, 10000 Penang, Malaysia.

Contact No: 604-229 0068
Business Hours: 9.00am-6.00pm

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