Poon Choi Recipe: Prosperity Dish For The Chinese New Year

Foodies, Lunar New Year is less than two days away, and reunion dinner is just tomorrow. We bet most of you are busy preparing all the ingredients for a sumptuous meal. We thought a pot of lavish Poon Chooi might add conversation to the table. Traditionally a Cantonese festive meal, today, Poon Choi is widely …

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Bak Kwa Recipe: Make This Delicious CNY Snack At Home Using An Oven

Chinese New Year is so close right around the corner that everywhere you go, you’ll see red decorations and festive music playing in the background. And without realizing it, we are munching on CNY cookies like there’s no tomorrow. One other thing that comes with Lunar New Year is none other than Bak Kwa, or …

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Me & U Dessert @ Sunrise Tower, Gurney Drive, Penang.

When Me & U Dessert first launched in late Dec 2019, the dessert parlor caused a stir on social media… due to its non-customary serving method. The new kid on the block pushed the boundary by having the dainty desserts served on a conveyor belt. Pre-made desserts (like Cakes, Macarons etc) are served on colored plates… which determine their prices (either Rm 8 or Rm 10 per plate). Alternatively, diners can also order on the menu, in which they will be served separately. Decent place for dessert lovers but not so much for those who seek for variety.
Lovely Dutch Baby (Rm 14.90)

Strawberry Cup (Rm 9.90/ small)

Jasmine Green Tea (Rm 13/ pot)
We were not convinced with the looks of the plates on the conveyor belt so we had ours ordered from the menu. The Lovely Dutch Baby required a 30-minute wait, it was served on cast iron pan. We expected a thin, crepe-like Dutch pancake but the overall texture was not quite like that. It was a little too dry to our liking, the edges were slightly burnt and it just did not give us the satisfaction that we were looking for. Another sweet treat we had was Strawberry Cup, a pretty straight-forward dessert that had fresh Strawberries served in a cup and drizzled with condensed milk, then served with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream… nothing fancy but we’d love to have some swirls of fresh cream on top. 

Ratings:
Taste: 7/10 (1-3 bad, 4-7 average, 8-10 good)
Service: 7.5/10 (1-3 bad, 4-7 average, 8-10 good)
Price: 7/10 (1-3 expensive, 4-7 average, 8-10 cheap)
Parking: 6.5/10 (1-3 bad, 4-7 average, 8-10 good)
Ambiance: 7.5/10 (1-3 bad, 4-7 average, 8-10 good)
Pork-Free
Service Charge: Yes 10%
Government Tax: No
Additional Information:
Business Hours: 12:30 pm to 11 pm. Opens Daily.
Contact Number: 604- 226 1917
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Grill-From-The-Sea Buffet Dinner @G Hotel Gurney, Penang

If you love seafood then you have to try the promotional theme Grill-From-The-Sea Buffet Dinner at Taste Cafe in G Hotel Gurney, Penang. Happening every Friday and Saturday, the spread of buffet by the hotel’s Executive Chef Mohd Firdaous showcases a plethora of Eastern and Western dishes. We are already…
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