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Independence Day of the United State of America Gala Dinner at Hotel Equatorial Penang

In celebration of America’s 241st Independence Day of the United State of America, AmCham Malaysia is collaborating with it diamond, gold and silver member to organize a gala dinner at The Hotel Equatorial Penang on 12 July 2017. The event welcome Her Excellency Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir, TheU.S. Ambassador to Malaysia and Dato’ Haji Mohd Rashid bin Hasnon Deputy Chief Minister 1 of Penang together with 400 distinguished guests.

School for Mentally Retarded Children Data Keramat, The Penang Ru Yi Home and AMCHAM CSR Fund was identified to be recipient of charity from this event. 5 Auction items such as Calligraphy Art “Contemplation”, Angel’s Envy Rye Whisky, Serenity Wool Paiting, Luxurious 2-hour Sunset Cruise and Merly Jewellery was sponsored. On top of that Top 3 Raffle Prizes included are Celestial Jewelly worth RM5000, RM3000 cash voucher for cruise ride by Vangohh Seafarer and Mantel Clock woth RM3900.

It was an awesome night and we are glad to be part of the event.

Dim Sum at Golden Phoenix Hotel Equatorial Penang

Hotel Equatorial Penang has numerous great restaurant such as Nada Lama, Kampachi and also Golden Phoenix, we visited first two restaurant before but this is the first visit to Golden Phoenix. Golden Phoenix is a Chinese Restaurant features authentic Szechuan and Cantonese cuisines. New variety of awesome Dim Sum included in the menu that make it more than 30 varieties of Dim Sum offer. Golden Phoenix is a pork free restaurant and ingredients use are the best in class. We are honor to be invited for newly launch menu from Chef Vincent Tan who has over 10+ years of culinary experience

*Good News* Like & Share a post in Hotel Equatorial Penang Facebook Page and get a basket of premium Mini Abalone Siew Mai (3pcs). Valid for July only, no limit of “Like & Share” per table but limit to one “Like & Share” per person.

Pu Er Tea, from the first sip we can tell the different with other dim sum restaurant, tea served here are very smooth and have strong tea fragrance.

鮑魚仔燒賣 Bao Yu Zai Siew Mai, steamed mini abalone Siew Mai. Big chunk of chicken meat and prawn nicely season to flavor, topping with mini abalone.

腊味韭菜餃 Lap Mei Gap Choy Gao, steamed chive dumpling with Chinese sausage. If you are fan of Chinese Sausage like me then you will like this steamed dumpling as it has very strong sweet taste from Chinese Sausage and good bite texture from chive.

紅油鮮蝦水餃 Hong Yao Shui Gao, steamed prawn dumpling with chili oil.

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Ixora Hotel Sinaran Ramadan Buffet Dinner 2017

Ixora Hotel celebrate upcoming Ramadan Buffet with them “Sinaran Ramadan Buffet Dinner” offering wide range of traditional Malay cuisine and one of the best Kambing Panggang (Grilled Whole Lamb).

Sinaran Ramadan Buffet Dinner starting from 1st June till 21st June 2017 at The Straits Cafe, Ixora Hotel Penang.

Price for Adult: RM75nett and Children: RM48nett

Assorted Dates Fruit available and the one that I like the most is walnut dates, generously coated with walnut to give it a rich flavor.

Teh Tarik and Nescafe Tarik, not to miss Malaysia signature drinks. Normally we avoid Teh Tarik as it tends to be very sweet but since we are in Ramadan buffet we have to give it a try, no regret. We do have a cup of good Teh Tarik, not too sweet and very smooth to drink.

Assorted Sweet Drinks

Pickle & Keropok

Salad & Appetizer such as Petai, Pucuk Ubi Kayu, Ikan Masin, Telur Masin, Ulam, assorted fresh vegetable.

Kambing Panggang Gorek, highly recommend as it is the best lamb i try so far. Although it look to be very dry but inside it is so juicy and pack a punch of flavor. I am lucky to get the part with some fat which are even richer in flavor. Taking with mint make it taste even better, if you will to ask me back here just for lamb. Yes, i will!

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Ramadan Dinner Buffet The Northam All Suite Hotel Penang 2017

The Northam All Suite Hotel Penang featuring Selera Kampung Ramadan Buffet Dinner start from 2nd to 23rd of June 2017 from 7PM to 10PM. Traditional Kamping dishes such as Kambing Golek, Ulam Ulamam, Rendang Daging and many more traditional recipe will be feature in buffet menu. Buffet held at 9th Floor right beside infinity pool with awesome view of Penang coastline, it will be a memorable event for friends and family.

Dinner buffet price at RM88nett per adult and RM58nett per child aged 4-11.
*Good News* Early Bird vouchers for purchase before 26 May 2017, priced at RM75nett per adult and RM45 nett per child.
*Good News* Promotion buy 9 free 1
Reservation: The Northam All Suite at +604 370 1111 ext 131

We follow traditional way of eating Ramadan buffet which is to break fast by eating Dates Fruits first, 8 different type of dates available but we only manage to try 2 which are Tunisia & Safia, Tunisia is coated with a layer of sugar while Safia is dried on outer layer. Both are equally sweet and delicious to get start with.

Moving on to main dish counter, assorted traditional Malay cuisine such as Kacang Panjang Goreng, Sambal Taukua, Sotong Goreng Kunyit, Daging Rendang, Ikan Masak Lemak and many more dishes. Sotong Goreng Kunyit is my favorite as it has very strong Kunyit fragrance and it doesn’t has chewy texture.

Signature of the night is Kambing Golek, whole lamb is perfectly marinated and grilled to perfection. It has very strong flavor on skin and meat are extremely succulent, so delicious that i ate a few plate of it (small plate…).

Laksa

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Masakan Kampung Ramadhan Dinner Buffet at Eastin Hotel Penang

Feel like just few months ago we went to Ramadhan buffet and so fast 2017 Ramadhan buffet is coming again. Starting from 28 May till 24 Jun 2017, Eastin Hotel has a very attractive dinner buffet to showcase Malay traditional cuisine and some signature dishes such as Gearbox soup, BBQ whole lamb, Laksa, Pulut & Lemang…etc that just so much awesome food.

Good News!
1. Ramadhan Voucher available for just RM95nett valid from 28 May to 24 June 2017.
2. Social Media Promotion RM100nett, guest has to print from Eastin Official FB Page.
3. Credit Card Promotion, check with Hotel.
Non Promotional rate RM120nett.

We are really impress with the variety of “salad” which has local Malay cuisine influence such as Kerabu Ikan Masin (Salted Fish), Kerabu Mussels, Kerabu Petai…etc. Sourish and Saltiness is all about “salad” and it really help to boost our appetizer.

Beef & Chicken Satay, personally we found the satay to be a little bit too chewy.

Naan.

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