Archive | March, 2008

Sawara Yong Tao Foo @ Pulau Tikus Penang

31 March 2008


Whenever I want to have something simple and wholesome, Sawara Restaurant at Burmah Road comes to mind.  They started out as a humble lil restaurant serving mainly yong tao foo items made with 100% mackerel fish and some noodle dishes. Since then, the menu has flourished to include many other items like fresh fish slices, […]

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Sweet & Sour Fishballs

23 March 2008


This is a long overdue post, as I prepared this dish for a pot luck at the end of last year. At that time, I had spotted this simple yet tantalizing recipe from Rasa Malaysia’s site. And the pot luck was the perfect opportunity for me to try out the recipe! I have never had […]

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Hakka Connexion @ Jalan Bawasah

19 March 2008


I have unintentionally blogged about two foodie places along Jalan Bawasah back to back it seems, what with my earlier post. 🙂 Hakka Connexion is a quaint comfy lil’ restaurant in a lovely colonial house. Narrow and long, with high ceilings. Upon entering the restaurant, there are photos of a typical Hakka village in China […]

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Laksa & Fried Popiah @ One Corner Cafe, Jalan Bawasah

16 March 2008


I remember that as a young kid, my grandpa and my dad would bring sometimes bring us out for a delicious snack – fried ‘popiah’ sold by an Indian uncle on a motorbike. Usually there would be lots of people crowding round his motorbike which held lots of goodies that included laksa, nyonya kuih and […]

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Passions of Kerala Banana Leaf Rice

11 March 2008


Whenever I’m in the mood for banana leaf rice, my mind inadvertently wonders to… Passions of Kerala. The original restaurant in Gelugor was called Innira’s, while the restaurant in Service Road (off Burmah Road) was called Passions of Kerala. They now no longer carry the name Innira’s, having changed all the outlets’ name to Passions […]

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Yummylicious Yew Char Kuih @ Raja Uda, Butterworth

5 March 2008


Little did I know that I would be having these heavenly deep fried snacks when I went for steamboat at Raja Uda. Before we even took our seats at the steamboat restaurant, a few of my friends already spotted the yew char kuih stall opposite the road doing brisk business. And we charged towards it […]

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