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Private Ramadhan Buffet 2016 at Hotel Equatorial Penang

Have you ever consider to have a private Ramadhan event at Hotel? Completely private! It can be interesting if you have a group of friends or colleague, you can now enjoy a private room buffet at Hotel Equatorial Penang for just RM85 or RM70 nett per person with minimum of 50 person. Three different menu available for RM85 (early bird, normal price RM100) while two different menu for RM70 (early bird, normal price RM80). Here we review on RM85 menu A. Each package include Raya Theme decoration in private room and 10 complimentary car park slots. Other than that, if you plan to have private function at home aka catering, RM560 nett for 10-12person portion are available as well, free delivering within Penang Island with minimum of 2 sets.
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Let get started with Salad Bar that has cucumber, tomato, carrot, lettuce, sweet corn, cabbage, capsicum…etc came with assorted dressing.
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Moving to appetizer bar, there is assorted kerabu, ikan masin, telur masin, ulam…etc. Assorted keropok are included as well, great for kids. I like those kerabu as it is very appetizing, sour and spicy. I like Ikan Masin but it is a little bit too big and without porridge I just can’t find a way to eat it, what a waste. Initially I though only 1 type of Ikan Masin and the rest is deep fried fish but who know there is 3 different type of Ikan Masin. Haha! Continue reading Private Ramadhan Buffet 2016 at Hotel Equatorial Penang

Real Food Organic Food Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Restaurant is strategically located at the center of Strait Quay, coming in from the main entrance you can see the restaurant on your right side. Real Food Restaurant operate by local people who has strong passion on organic food, almost everything served here are organic and the best part are they do really visit those organic farmer to ensure their source are really organic. Instead of import ingredients from other country most of the ingredients are source locally within Penang itself. Farmer ship their fresh organic vegetable to restaurant daily to ensure freshness.
Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

You can get organic ingredients such as mushroom, bean, rice, sauce…etc in Real Food Restaurant. They do produce detergent from their food waste and sell it to public as well, extremely good for the environment.
Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Eco Clean Liquid Laundry Detergent.
Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Nutmeg Jam
Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Grow your own mushroom.
Real Food Organic Restaurant Strait Quay

Apple Beetroot Spinach RM17, a mixture of apple, beetroot and spinach extract by slow juicers which retain the most nutrients and enzymes as it not expose to heat that speed up oxidation.
Apple Beetroot Spinach

Dehydrated Fruit Chips RM26.50/80gms, a special dehydrated machine was use to create this special dry fruits. Most of the market dry fruits are coated with a layer of sugar or salt but here they make it in house without any additional flavor or preservative so it taste completely different, we can taste the original flavor and sweetness on each type of fruits served.
Dehydrated Fruit Chips

Sonnentor Stress Free RM12, is a type of organic tea that has lavender and chrysanthemum in it. It has mild taste with smooth texture, very light drinks that goes well with any type of foods.
Sonnentor Stress Free

Balsamic Beancurd RM15, deep fried mix together with cucumber, cherry tomato and onion season with balsamic vinegar that make it one of the most refreshing dish. Balsamic vinegar are healthy and flavorful which are one of the best dressing.
Balsamic Beancurd

Steamed Dumplings RM19/8pcs, freshly prepare dumpling nicely wrap with assorted fresh vegetable that gave crunchy and flavorful taste, dipping with vinegar making it taste even better.
Steamed Dumpings

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Zesty Quinoa Salad RM30, this is the first time we try Quinoa and we all agree that the texture is very special, it has a little bit chewy texture but yet it can be easily bite off and every spoonful of it came with rich amount of protein and dietary fiber which are extremely good for health. Other than Quinoa, avocado and cheery tomato are added as well.
Zesty Quinoa Salad

Zesty Quinoa Salad

Organic Pizza RM29, please be patient and wait for your pizza to get ready as they will prepare it from scratch that required at least 15minutes. We choose to have Tomato Sauce as based and topping are fill with various fresh vegetable and mushroom. Did i mention organic cheese? Yes, they use organic cheese instead of typical cheese that you can get at market, pizza crust are nicely done to crispy texture while the mix and match of assorted vegetable and mushroom are surprisingly balanced in flavor. Well Done!
Organic Pizza

Organic Pizza

Portobello with Lemon Garlic Sauce RM28, deep fried Portobello mushroom served with tomato, onion, carrot and long bean. Lemon sauce are added to create an acidity taste to the crispy yet juicy Portobello mushroom.
Portobello with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Portobello with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Pesto Sandwich RM27, I would call this Green Sandwich. Toasted hot bun fill with Pesto sauce and slices of Japanese cucumber that is rich in flavor and crunchy in texture, served together with sweet potato that taste like eating honey.
Pesto Sandwich

Pesto Sandwich

Original Banana Pancakes RM20, since the dessert are made from scratch which mean we need to be patience and wait for it but it doesn’t took long as we are really enjoy sitting at the comfortable seat and chit chat non stop. OMG why the pancake look so different, why it so thick? Well, this is one of their signature dessert and the thickness is what make it special and delicious, it is extremely fluffy and well balanced in flavor.
Original Banana Pancakes

Healthy by Chocolate RM14, nicely presented cake that has extremely strong pure chocolate fragrance, it taste just nice which are not too sweet instead it has a little bit of bitter taste that make it taste good.
Vegan Ice Cream

Vegan Ice Cream RM13.80/Scoop, RM26.80/double Scoops, have you heard of ice cream without egg or milk? No? Then you have to try the Vegan Ice Cream in Real Food, their ice cream are made from coconut oil, brown rice milk, sugar cane…etc. It make the Chocolate ice cream came with a hint of coconut fragrance, very special taste.
Healthy by Chocolate

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Real Food
A-G-13D Block A, Ground floor Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 10470 Tanjong Tokong, Penang.
04-890 8295
10AM – 10PM
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Anchor Say Cheese at Bread History

Yes, it is about Cheese, cream cheese to be exact. Anchor Cream Cheese is what we going to share at this article. Anchor brand butter is very familiar to local but cream cheese seem to be rare since not much people use cream cheese as their daily intake compare to butter. Fonterra Foodservice Malaysia introducing Anchor Cream Cheese Dessert through bakeries in Malaysia with great use of Anchor product such as Anchor Cream, Anchor Butter, Anchor Cheese Slice and Anchor Cream Cheese.
Kaien Chizu Tart, Winter Magma and Karui Snow Cake

We are glad to have the chance to taste all 3 new dessert at Bread History, Kaien Chizu Tart, Winter Magma and Karui Snow Cake are the 3 new dessert that just got onto Bread History shelves. Kaien Chizu Tart price at RM11.00 (2 pieces), Winter Magma RM9.00(2 pieces) and Karui Snow Cake RM9.00(2 pieces).
Kaien Chizu Tart, Winter Magma and Karui Snow Cake

Winter Magma are chocolate souffle with Anchor cream cheese filling, it has pretty strong chocolate bitter and sweet taste while big bite into center add on cream cheese taste and smooth texture making it taste even better.
Winter Magma

Winter Magma

Karui Snow Cake is vanilla chiffon cake with mango and passion cream cheese mix. Passion fruit play an important role as it has the strongest flavor among and it fragrance mix well with vanilla chiffon cake. It is extremely fluffy and smooth in texture.
Karui Snow Cake

Kaien Chizu Tart is a combination of Anchor Cheese Slice, Sea Salt, White Chocolate, Anchor Cream Cheese with Lemon. It has a hint of sourness and saltiness with a punch of cheese fragrance. It is not too sweet as well.
Kaien Chizu Tart

Kaien Chizu Tart

My family just love all three dessert so much, I have 2 box for each flavor and all finish within a day.
Karui Snow Cake

Karui Snow Cake

Viva Italiano Buffet Promotion at Garden Cafe Golden Sands Resort Hotel Penang

We visited Sigi’s Bar & Grill On The Beach Restaurant few months back and now return for Italiano Buffet at Garden Cafe. There is an ongoing promotion for Italian Cuisine Buffet Promotion until end of October 2015, priced at RM78nett for adult and RM39nett for child. Compare to other hotel buffet, seem like Golden Sands has one of the very best pricing for buffet in Hotel.
Golden Sand Resort Italian Buffet

Garden Cafe located next to Hotel lobby, it is an open air restaurant surrounded by trees and open spaces. Nice table arrangement with huge spaces in between, comfort chair with clean utensils. Although it is an open air restaurant but no mosquito was notice throughout our dining time.
Golden Sand Resort Italian Buffet

Golden Sand Resort Italian Buffet

Over to the first counter nearby to entrance is Appetizer and Salad Bar, assorted fresh vegetable with great variety of dressing available. Cold dishes such as Caprese Salad, Poached Half Shell Mussel, Grilled Trio Color Pepper with Drizzle Pesto, Cold Cut Ham, Marinated Tomato…etc.
Cold Dishes

Cold Dishes

Oyster Salad

Salad

Assorted dressing for baguette such as Olive, Tomato, Jalapeno Pepper, Onion Rings…etc.
Assorted Salad Dressing

Assorted Salad Dressing

Next to Salad bar is Soup Counter where two type of soup Minestrone Casalinga and Crème de Pomodoro. Minestrone Casalinga taste very close to “loh song tong (罗宋汤)” sour, sweet with a little bit of sweetness. It is my favorite soup, very appetizing.
Italian Soup

Freshly Baked Bread and Grissini with Salted together with butter and margarine. Tested Grissini which taste pretty much like cheese stick which is crunchy with a little bit salted taste.
assorted bakery

Deep Fried Squid and Prawn are found next to Soup station.
Deep Fried Squid

deep fried prawn

A big chunk of Roasted Beef with Caramelize Onion Brown Sauce next, it is nicely marinated and roasted to perfection. Beef still pinky as it cut and extremely flavorful and soft, it is not chewy at all. Adding on Caramelize Onion Brown Sauce making it taste even better.
roasted beef

Over to Hot Dishes counter, there is loaded of dishes ready to fill our stomach. Risi e Bisi, Pasticio, Milanese Style Osso Bocco, Baked Pesto Chicken, Pan Fried Fish with Dill Cream Sauce, Potatoes Gnocchi with Green Peas served with Cream Sauce, Grilled Lamb Cutlet with Thyme Garlic Gravy, Sautéed Broccoli and Carrot and Grilled Prawn with Parmigiana Paprika Cream Sauce.
Hot dishes

Hot dishes

Italian Cuisine must have Pasta and there is whole lot of Pasta available for selection (Penne, Spaghetti, Fusilli) with different sauces such as Carbonara, Bolognese, Marinara and Napolitana.
Assorted Pasta

Assorted Pasta

Assorted Pasta

Fresh Fruits available such as Watermelon, Honey Dew, Papaya, Pineapple and hidden fruits such as Mango, Apple, Orange…etc. Why i call it hidden? just because you need to peel yourself, it is not really hide under the table. LOL!
Assorted Salad Dressing

While on dessert counter there is lot of whole cake available, to name a few such as Apple Pie, Cherry Cake, Panna Cotta, Fruits & Nuts Cake, Tiramisu, Peach Cobbler…etc. Many selection for dessert but if you notice there is lack of something, something that every buffet and “Italian” related, Yes…Ice Cream. We can’t find any ice cream in the buffet line which we hope to complete our meal with a cup of Gelato.
Dessert

Dessert

Dessert

Let start eating….
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On going promotion from Golden Sands for September and October 2015.
Golden Sand Resort Italian Buffet

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Garden Cafe at Golden Sands Resort – Penang
Address: 7-11 Batu Feringgi, 1, Lorong Sungai Emas, 11100 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone:+60 4-886 1911

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59Sixty Dining Room Buffet and Lounge at Komtar Penang

The RM50 million project to revive Penang iconic Komtar from Only World Group (OWG) has slowly surface and the upper floor of 59th and 60th is completed with Seafood Buffet Restaurant and Lounge. We have the chance to visit 59 Dining Room and truly impress by the awesome 360 degree view of Penang Island.
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

Lower ground entrance located beside Maybank and parking slot available at Komtar Parking or opposite multi level parking but honestly it is not so convenience and safe. Parking should be one of the improvement to carry out as it play a very key role for customer experience, parking lot close all lighting at 10.30pm and only kept a few light for those floor that still has car. Honestly it is not so pleasant experience collecting car at dark.
Anyhow, we are greeted with smile and escort by security to the lift that bring us up to 59th floor.
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

We are greeted again at 59th Floor Entrance with a wet towel and big smile, proceed further to the main hall of 59 Dining Room and all of us are shock with the awesome view. It is spectacular!
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

Iconic view from Komtar 59th Floor. Highly recommended to be here before 6pm to catch the awesome view before sunset, take a round walk of the building to view 360 of Penang.
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

59 Dining Room are completely renovated to have Santorini theme, painted with white and light blue. Spaces table arrangement and different type of setup at every corner.
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

59 Dining Room International Buffet
Weekday Buffet Lunch (Mon-Fri 12noon to 230pm)
Adult: RM88 nett | Child: RM44 nett | Senior Citizen: RM44 nett

Weekday Buffet Hi-Tea (Mon-Fri 3pm to 5pm)
Adult: RM68 nett for 2 pax

Weekend Buffet Brunch (Weekend & PH 12noon to 330pm)
Adult: RM98 nett | Child: RM59 nett | Senior Citizen: RM59 nett

Daily Buffet Dinner (Daily 630pm to 10pm)
Adult: RM168 nett | Child: RM84 nett | Senior Citizen: RM84 nett

Assorted Salad with fresh vegetable and various dressing, cold dishes such as Smoked Salmon and Smoked Duck.
assorted salad

assorted salad

Japanese counter server assorted Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura, Kushiyaki…etc.
assorted sushi

Sashimi
assorted sashimi

Miso Soup
miso soup

While on the Barbeque counter there is Squid, Chicken, Lamb and Prawn that freshly barbeque.
barbeque meat

Hot Dishes included Braised BBQ Beef Cheek, Baked Mushroom Polenta, Vongole Clams, Scallop Egg Sauce, Cod Fish Steamed Ginger, Chicken Teriyaki, Tomato Rice, Chili Crispy Prawn, Cajun Roasted Potato, Chicken Lasagna, Butter Vege, Braised Lamb with Potato, Lobster Cream Sauce…etc. Whole lot of hot dishes available for selection and we are truly impress with the super size Scallop and Cod Fish, both taste extremely good.
hot dishes

hot dishes

Chicken and Lamb Stay
satay

Whole Salmon
salmon fish

Fried Noodle Station
assorted fried noodle

Char Koay Teow taste pretty good, we have 2 plate in total.
char koay teow

Spaghetti Station
spaghetti

Spaghetti
spaghetti

Assorted Bakery
bakery

Pita
pita

Cold Seafood include of Fresh Oyster, Prawn, Lobster and Scallop.
cold seafood

Something different in 59 Dining Room buffet, instead of pre-cook dishes they served cook on demand seafood. There is few type of fresh seafood available for selection and you can choose different type of sauce for your seafood.
seafood corner

Assorted cooking sauce such as Butter sauce, BBQ sauce, Cheese sauce, Spicy Chili sauce or KamHeong sauce.
fried seafood

Chili Crab
chili crab

Chili Prawn
kam heong crab

Butter Prawn
fresh cook butter prawn

Kam Heong Crab still my favorite, the sauce has very strong dried shrimp taste and it taste even better than some seafood restaurant.
kam heong crab

Miso Station
miso soup

Roasted Duck and Chicken with Chicken CharSiew and Steamed Chicken.
roasted duck and chicken

A big bowl meat, Chicken Char Siew taste so good that can easily beat Ayamas while the roasted Duck and Chicken are very moist and flavorful as well.
roasted duck and chicken

Fresh Local Fruits such as dragon fruits, papaya, watermelon, honey dew and longan.
assorted fruits

Local food, is this for decoration only? Seem like no one dare to eat anything here, i wish to try the mangoesteen.
assorted local fruits

Big section of Dessert to finish up our meal, whole lot of different kind of dessert available and on top of that they do served fried ice cream and chocolate fountain.
assorted dessert

assorted dessert

assorted dessert

Overall we are impress with the variety and food quality served here although we have heard some negative feedback before visit but seem like they have listen to customer and improve on it. I really enjoy dining here especially the great service from the crew, they really care for you and clean our used plate fast.
buffet

buffet

I am the lucky guy to be born on August and they even sing birthday song and gave me a big birthday cake, I feel so awkward and excited. So complicated. This must be the “highest” celebration I have so far. Thanks for the crew for your wish and birthday song, it truly memorable.
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

We went up to 60th Floor Lounge after dinner to enjoy the awesome view and drinks.
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Live performance with alcohol, best combination.
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Group photo at Lounge
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Fun time!
59Sixty Buffet Penang Komtar

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59th & 60th Floor Menara Komtar, 1 Jalan Penang, 10000 Georgetown, Penang.
04-2625960
59th Floor 11am – 10.30pm Daily
60th Floor 11am – 12am Daily

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