China House famous for their signature cake”S”, I mean a lot of cake. No doubt that it is one of the best cake shop in Penang and we had the impression that China House only served cake with drink but we are completely wrong, they do have awesome menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well.
Although the outlook of the shop look small but inside is actually very long with 3 connected area, right after the entrance is drinks counter with a couple of table and one table fill up with cakes, further down the hall is another seating area with book and some antique, follow through is an outdoor decoration pool and last area is a wine bar.
We had Lychee Cucumber Soda RM12.80 and Hot Latte RM12.80. Lychee Cucumber Soda are extremely refreshing especially on hot day, cucumber green and fresh taste mix extremely well with lychee and soda, it taste very good.
Ministrone & Chickpea Soup of quinoa, leek, fennel, pumpkin & beans with Chimichurri Pesto and Cheesy Focaccia RM20. We are impress with the rich flavor of soup, taste sourish and add on with the cheese slice provided making it taste even better. Cheesy Focaccia are really impressive, crunchy with strong butter fragrance.
Pizza of the Day RM29, crispy tortilla topped with chicken pepperoni, pineapple, capsicum and cheese. Tortilla are healthier compare to pizza dough and with it thickness, it is much more crispy as well. Topping with simple ingredients is good enough to make a good pizza, saltiness of chicken pepperoni and cheese mix with sweet pineapple is just awesome.
重庆老火锅 Kelawai Chong Qing Lao Huo Guo Georgetown located along Jalan Kelawai situated in a bungalow, ample of car park available in front of the restaurant. Inside of the restaurant are nicely decorated with Chinese theme with a small “river”. Our first impression one Chong Qing Steamboat is all about spicy but here they not only offer Steamboat instead Dry Pot, a-la-cart dishes and BBQ are also available.
RM2 per head for dipping sauce & fruits. More than 30 different type of dipping sauce available, it just too many to name all. The combination can be as many as you want but in order to get a good bowl of dipping sauce we found Sesame Sauce, Coriander, Garlic and Sesame is a must. Unlimited supply of watermelon or other fruits of the days.
If you are big fans of Chong Qing cuisine, try to grab some Chong Qing snack and instant noodle. We try Chong Qing instant noodle before and it taste really good, spicy with super “q” noodle.
We had twin pot with 干锅螃蟹 Hot “Dry Pot” with Flower Crab – Market Price and 药膳菌菇鸡汤 Herbal Mushroom Soup RM12.50. Dry Pot are filled with fresh flower crab, potato, onion, spices and chili. Crab fully absorb the spice and chili fragrance, it taste quite spicy with a little bit of numb feeling. After enjoying crab they will then pour in spicy soup for steamboat. Herbal Mushroom Soup taste a little bit sweet, it is good for those who doesn’t prefer spicy.
重庆水煮鱼 Chong Qing Boiled Fish RM48 is one of the signature classic food from Chong Qing, it has over 100 years of history. Fish are sliced into big pieces then cook with hot chili oil and soup with assorted vegetable. Fish meat are very soft and delicious.
十三香小龙虾 Spicy Crayfish RM79, cooking with spices and chili. Crayfish shell already pre-cut in the middle so taking out crayfish meat pretty easy, it taste spicy and numb, be remind that it is very addictive, we just can’t stop after eating.
On top of Steamboat, over 30+ ingredients available for barbecue as well. We highly recommend Mutton as it perfectly season to flavor with strong cumin fragrance. If you love mushroom, Bacon Enoki and Matsutake Mushroom is a must order, seasoning powder taste very good with juicy mushroom.
烧烤羊肉串 BBQ Mutton RM3
烧烤牛肉串 BBQ Beef RM3
烧烤肉干 BBQ Dried Meat RM4
烧烤韭菜 BBQ Chive RM4
烧烤培根金针菇 BBQ Bacon Enoki RM5
烧烤杏鲍菇 BBQ Matsutake Mushroom RM3
烧烤茄子 BBQ Eggplant RM8(Small) RM12(Big)
Impress with the long list item in steamboat menu, ranging from seafood, duck, beef, mushroom, chicken, pork, mutton, noodle…etc. Whatever you can think of is available, price are reasonable
We try all handmade ball and we found that beef ball is the best, it has chewy texture with strong beef fragrance. Black color Cuttlefish Ball are very special as well. Scallop are very big in size and fresh. Slice meat are thicker compare to others, it is a great way to enjoy dipping sauce with slice meat.
Red Courtyard is one of the only one authentic Hunan cuisine restaurant located in Penang. Offering authentic Hunan cuisine from chef that originating from Hunan with wealth experience in food and beverage. A lot people confuse Hunan with Sichuan as both do use great amount of chili to showcase their dishes but the main different is Hunan use non process ingredients compare to preserved ingredients use by Sichuan and after tasting Hunan dishes we found no numb feeling, that make Hunan & Sichuan different.
Sour Plum Drink, remember to try this special cook drink as it go through long hour of cooking with many different herb. It taste sweet and sourish with mild herb fragrance.
Special Chili sauce can be added to increase some spicy taste or as dipping sauce. By the way, in order to allow everybody has the chance to try their special made chili sauce, there is 3 different type of chili sauce available for purchase and each bottle cost only RM10 – RM13.
Beef Hotpot RM88, served with Premium Sirloin, Beef Tenderloin, Beef Ball, Emperor Vegetable, Baby Cabbage, White Cabbage, Bean Sprout, Shitake Mushroom & Flat Mushroom. Beef soup are the key element of this dish as a delicious soup make the whole thing perfect. Every scoop are full of surprise as there is so many different beef ingredients in the hotpot.
M9 Cuisine Delight Restaurant located at Alma, Bukit Mertajam. Offering wide range of Western Food, Chinese Food, Snack, Drink and Dessert. Situated at the corner lot of new shopping lot, offering spaces and clean environment for dining. Good option for family gathering, friends hangout or even couple dating as well.
Vanilla with Mix Berry Soda Ice RM8, if you like root beer float then I am very sure you will be addicted to this drink as well. It has strong acidity taste from Mix Berry juice with vanilla ice cream.
Passion Soda Ice RM8, passion fruits essence mix with soda.
Java Chip Frappucinno RM9
Soup of The Day, mushroom soup served with crispy butter toast.
Hawaiian Chicken Chop RM16.90, chicken drum stick with ham and cheese served with pineapple and salad with sweet sauce. Combination of chicken, ham and cheese are extremely delicious, it taste even better with a thin slice of pineapple.
Remember weeks back we share about Little Street Cafe? Ya, we are so excited with their dishes and heard from the owner that recently new menu has been launch so we can’t wait to give it a try. Something interesting on the menu is RM69 for 2 person sharing of Pasta, big bowl of Pasta that came with 3 flavor are so affordable. Other than that we also miss those cute little rabbit, we play too much with them and forgot to take photo.
Organic Cauliflower Soup RM7, i try cauliflower soup before and honestly i quite scare of the green flavor but surprisingly they manage to make the soup taste without the green flavor instead well maintain of the cauliflower sweetness, it is very refreshing and flavorful.
Organic Carrot Soup RM7, well, carrot tends to have very strong flavor but with the right ingredients it became delicious, not too creamy instead the smooth texture is just great.
Honey Lemon Salad, another new flavor but personally we found it to be too sweet, we still prefer the previous wasabi flavor dressing.
One-Pot Seafood Pasta Combo Set for 2pax portion RM69, with choices of Spicy Arrabbita Sauce, Creamy Sauce, White Wine Sauce, came with drink, salad, soup & dessert.
That is the big pot we looking for, we choose Arrabbita Sauce which are Italian spicy sauce with garlic, tomato and red chili pepper. It taste spicy but yet very addictive, served with generous amount of prawn, clam and squid. The Arrabbita sauce perfectly stick on pasta to give a a deep flavor.
Classic Lamb RM28 is one of my favorite dish, extremely thick and creamy mix herbs curry cook long hour with lamb to give a tender yet rich in flavor dish. It goes extremely well with steamed rice as the strong curry taste so delicious.
Salsa Salmon RM26, thick cut fresh salmon pan fried and top with special dressing, it gave a refreshing taste to the delicious salmon. Served with fresh green salad and fries.
Tropicana Chicken RM25, marinated chicken cover with a piece of cheese and tomato based dressing that taste sourish and sweet, big pieces of chicken create well balanced flavor with cheese and tomato sauce.
Vegetable Stock Porridge with Seafood, on our last visit this dish is not release to market but honestly we vote YES to the owner, it taste too good and definitely deserve a spot in menu. Pure vegetable stock use to cook porridge and top with fresh seafood, it is so sweet, sweetness from vegetable and seafood.