Tuesday, July 31, 2018

WG Tiny cubes

Lunch at Rakuzen, Starling Mall. Salmon Avocado at MYR 18 nett.

Closed up look at the mentaiko (fish roe). There are cubes of avocado and raw salmon beneath the mentaiko.

Tiny cubes of beef served on a piece of daikon on a rectangle plate (top) costs MYR 38 nett.

Closed up look at the small cubes of beef.

The small cubes of beef dish is the Arabiki (small cuts) choice from the menu above for Wagyu Steak which is supposed to be on Hot Stone. When asked, the answer is the small cuts are too small to be served on Hot Stone so they served it on a piece of daikon instead.

Previously at Kura Restaurant (under the same group), I ordered the Sirloin MYR 88 nett option. For an additional MYR 50 nett, the sirloin is a better choice than this "small cuts" which is so small and the beef is more on the tough side.

Avocado Seafood salad at MYR 23 nett for a small portion. I did not use the dressing but just tasted a bit of it. The menu says it is miso dressing but I tasted garlic bits in it.

The cup of tea is there for size comparison. The slices of avocado are so tasty.

The seafood that I can detect are prawns and pieces of octopus.

Previously the restaurant allows customers to swap the sanma or saba with salmon in the set lunch menu. Now they informed us that if we want salmon as a set lunch, we could order the salmon from the ala carte menu which costs MYR 26 nett and add MYR 10 nett to turn it into a set lunch which one of my friends did. I wonder why they could not include this salmon set lunch in the menu and print the price as MYR 36 nett instead of asking us to order ala carte salmon and add MYR 10 to turn it into a set lunch. So weird.

Monday, July 30, 2018

GS Ipoh Chicken Rice Midvalley

 I have been to the Ipoh Chicken Rice branch at Sri Petaling but not this one in Midvalley Mall so it is about time that I tried it. Steamed Village Chicken for 1 pax (thigh) at MYR 14.50+ (10% service charge = MYR 15.95 nett) with accompanying tasty ginger paste that is served separately and a bowl of foc soup. A plate of siew yuk (roast pork) and char siew (BBQ pork) at MYR 23+ (MYR 25.30 nett). The siew yuk skin is very crispy.

This plate of chicken rice costs MYR 2.80+ (MYR 3.10 nett). I just ate one table spoon of this rice and found it to be quite firm. I prefer softer rice.

We also ordered a bowl of herbal pork soup at MYR 11.50+ (MYR 12.65 nett). The soup has 2 big pieces of pork on bones in the soup.

Total price for 2 pax is MYR 57 nett. A decent meal.

Ipoh Chicken Rice at Midvalley Mall, a few units from Daiso and BMS Organics.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

WG Pizza set

I have eaten lunch at Uncle Don's eatery in ss2, PJ many times but have not eaten the pizza. This beef pizza set which includes a glass of ice lemon tea and a small scoop of ice cream costs MYR 14 nett. There are lots of cheese but less beef but is still tasty.

My friend gave her ice cream to me so two bowls for me.

Total Bill for 3 sets is MYR 42 nett.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Nasi Tumpang Upeh

Previously I showed the Nasi Tumpang as a whole without breaking the rice cone up. Now I break up the prawn nasi tumpang (MYR 10 nett) to show the kerisik (toasted grated coconut) and a prawn. The rice is just as soft as before which I like.

This is one of our favourite meals at Upeh - Basil fried rice at MYR 17.90 nett and we will order Teh Tarik Hot (MYR 3.70 nett) to go with the rice.

Total price is MYR 31.60 nett for 2 pax and they accept credit card payment for this amount.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Magnum Hazelnut Luxe

It has been about 1 year since my last Magnum ice cream (Red Velvet Magnum) so when I see a new flavour I bought it to try at MYR 4.25 nett at a petrol station convenient store.

As with the other Magnum ice creams, the outer chocolate coating is made of rich smooth Belgian chocolate. The ice cream inside the coating looks chocolate in colour and tastes like the inner core of a Ferrero Rocher chocolate ball which is made of hazelnut and chocolate so it means it has the hazelnut taste. Quite a pleasant ice cream.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

WG Avocado Tempeh

It has been quite a while since we last visited The Good Co so we decided to have lunch there last week. I ate the Triple Deck BLAT sandwich this time at MYR 18.90 nett.

Organic cranberry bread, marinated Tempeh, mild cheddar, avocado, tomato and lettuce. Tasty but pricey.

I ordered one of the cold pressed juice and it was served in a pre packed bottle and a glass was provided separately. The price is MYR 12.90 nett. This price is the usual price for cold pressed juices sold in shopping mall.

Cold pressed juice from beetroot, goji berry, ginger, lemon, carrot and apple. Very refreshing and it feels healthy to be drinking this juice.

My friend had the Vegan Chicken Rice (MYR 20.90 nett) and Tomato Bell Pepper Soup (MYR 14.90 nett) just like before.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Souper Tang No More

Recently I noticed that Souper Tang at Midvalley Mall, next to Waroeng Penyet is no longer there. The units have been boarded up for renovation for a new eatery.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

WG Medifoods Set Lunch

This is the 3rd visit to Medifoods Lifestyle Cafe that serves organic food. This time I ordered their set lunch at MYR 12.74 nett. It is accompanied by a small bowl of vegetables soup. I like all the 4 vegetable dishes but prefer it to be without the mayo. Similar to the lei cha meal, the rice served is long grain basmati rice which is light and fluffy.

Instead of papaya, the foc appetiser this time is jicama (yam bean). The bowl of soup is the same bowl as photo 1.

My friend ordered the Bayam (amaranth vege) flat skin noodles at MYR 14.62 nett. The noodles look like hand torn pan mee to me.

Monday, July 23, 2018

McD NLB finally

After about 3 months since my previous post about McD Nasi Lemak Burger, I finally tasted it myself and I must say I quite like it. The sambal is not too spicy for me and I like the fully cooked egg yolk and the strong coconut taste from the coconut flakes sprinkled on top of the bun.

My friend alerted me to the above offer from 16 to 22 July 2018. It was on 21 July 2018 that I managed to get to a McD but the McD branch at MyTown Shopping Mall just told me "no more". Then the next day which is the last day for the offer (22 July 2018), I went to the McD branch at Midvalley Mall and this time it was ok.

So I got to taste this burger at half price - MYR 6.50 nett - a good deal. If it wasn't  for this promotion, I would not have tried this burger for myself at all.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Lamb Chop

Red Ruby with Water Chestnut at MYR 6 nett. There coconut milk is thick and there is a lot of water chestnut and strips of jackfruit. 

Lamb Chop at MYR 28 nett. These lamb chops are not as thick as some that I have eaten and they are grilled until tastily charred. The mint sauce is refreshing but the cauliflower and carrot is on the oily side. The mashed potatoes are creamy and there is a hint of coconut taste. I kept a piece of the lamb for the next day and finished the rest of the food.

Total Bill for 3 pax at Chamber 3 is MYR 120 nett.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Budget Air Meal

Whenever I travel by this budget airline, I will pre-order this meal which includes a small bottle of drinking water. I think it costs about MYR 15.

It is quite decent with the deep fried anchovies and peanuts packed separately from the coconut milk rice, omelette strips, sambal and chicken rendang. There are other meals such as chicken rice, pizza, vegetarian meal but I always order nasi lemak. What about you?

Friday, July 20, 2018

Chestnut Pastry

Gateau Chocolate from Chateraise Gardens Mall. Gateau means a rich cake, usually containing layers of cream. This Chocolate cake has many thin layers of different texture of cream and chocolate cake which I did not manage to take a photo of. Although the cake is rich but it feels light and it was finished before we realised it.

This is just a small piece of cake and it costs MYR 15.60 nett (inclusive of 6% GST - before 1 June 2018).

What do we have here?

A small bun-like pastry from Chateraise. 

It is a Bun-pastry filled with chestnut and costs MYR 8.50 nett (inclusive of 6% GST - before 1 June 2018). One of  the ingredients is Marron Glace which is a chestnut candied in sugar syrup and glazed.

Cross section.

I can taste the honey in the pastry and the chestnut in the middle.

Can you see the Marron Glace?

Total Bill is MYR 24.10 nett. Without the 6% GST, the price should be lower. Perhaps I should go and buy them again on of these days.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

WG Kiku Zakura Midvalley

Salmon Teriyaki Bento Set Lunch at MYR 26+ (10% service charge = MYR 28.60 nett). This Set Lunch includes salad and miso soup. I believe that the salmon was deep fried before being coated in teriyaki sauce. There is a lot of rice so I kept half for dinner. Quite a decent lunch set though I prefer the salmon to be grilled.

From the menu above, what is the price of the tea? Don't look at the Japanese words.

Total bill for 2 pax is MYR 64.90 nett. My friend ordered a drink while I did not.

For the lunch set menu, there are many choices for the bento set as shown above.

This special lunch set menu starts from 11 am. You can even choose to have noodles set.

Kiku Zakura at Midvalley Mall.

PH would not like this - Since 2010, they only accept credit card payments for bills with the amount MYR 60 or more.