Friday, December 31, 2010

Green Curry Thai Laksa

There are two basic types of laksa, curry laksa and asam laksa. Curry laksa is a coconut-based curry soup while Asam laksa is sour fish based soup. 

This is a version Thai version of curry laksa based on green curry. It is quite popular now in Penang and can be quite widely found. I've tasted the Thai laksa located at Swee Hong kopitiam at Pulau Tikus and also Tesco Glugor foodcourt. 

Spicy, Hot, Sweet is what I used to describe this laksa dish. If you're not used to the authentic Thai cuisine, then get prepared as you will most likely end up with Rihanna's lips. Recommended to have 3 cups of ice water ready as back-up. Seriously it is damn hot.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

2011 New Year Countdown Party

Wishing you a Happy 2011...

Select your countdown party place of choice from Esplanade, Queensbay Mall, Gurney Plaza, Straits Quay, Autocity-Juru, Pesta Pulau Pinang and many more! 

Monday, December 20, 2010

Fresh Seafood Galore at Parkroyal's Tamarind Brasserie

If you are a seafood lover and have a huge appetite, then you shouldn't miss the opportunity to sample the Seafood Buffet Dinner at Parkroyal's Tamarind Brasserie. The range of seafood is pretty impressive with a list that includes salmon belly sashimi, fresh oysters, tiger prawns, mussels, unagi, cod fish, black-pepper fried crabs, scallops and cray fish to name a few. For those that prefer some carbs, there are chicken lasagna, pizza mozzarella, sushi, beef ribs and penang char koay teow. The hotel makes a lot of effort in attention to detail especially on food quality and also presentation. For example their fresh seafood is laid meticulously on a wooden ship placed on ice cubes with coral reefs lined up to complete the decoration.
The atmosphere is not as lively and noise-level a lot lower as compared to E&O Sarkies corner. Therefore the ambiance is very suitable for a private, romantic dinner or those who prefer a more relaxed atmosphere. There is a 3-stringer band playing oldies but only limited to the concourse area. So you may choose to be seated at the other areas if you prefer a quieter dining experience.
At RM108++/pax with a complimentary wine or beer, it is absolutely value-for-money for seafood lovers. There are more perks if you are a Citibank, CIMB or UOB credit card member, with discounts up to 20%. 
PARKROYAL Penang Resort
Batu Ferringhi Beach, 11100 Penang
Tel:: +60 4 881 1133
Fax::+60 4 881 2233
FRIDAY & SATURDAY Now you have double the chances to celebrate the Festival of Seafood at Tamarind Brasserie. Taste the fresh seafood while enjoying one FREE glass of selected beverage on the house!
Time : 6.30pm - 10.30pm
Price : RM108.00++ (Adult)
Price : RM54.00++ (Child)

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Pesta Pulau Pinang 1-31Dec 2010

AN acrobatic troupe from China will show off its skills at the annual Pesta Pulau Pinang which kicks off today at the Pesta grounds in Sungai Nibong.

The Hangzhou Acrobatic Troupe will perform at the main hall from Dec 9 to 13, said State Tourism Development and Culture Committee chairman Danny Law Heng Kiang.

He said a cultural from a troupe from Acheh will also entertain visitors on Dec 2 and 3.

“Both the performances will be held from 8pm to 10pm. Admission is free,” he said in a statement.

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