We had this place down as one of our must-eat restaurants on a short trip to Penang. The decor is simple and down to earth and not really anything special. However the food was great and authentically spicy. We were asked how spicy we wanted the dishes and so we opted for 'medium'.
We enjoyed the double cooked roasted port (Siu Yok) which was a nice change from the usual way it is cooked in Cantonese style restaurants. Here it comes stir fried with chilli/sambal and has a slightly sweet taste. It was very more-ish. The stir fried potato-leaf with sambal was also very tasty and quite an unusual dish to see on the menu. Our favourite dish was the Curried stingray fish which came in a fantastic sauce which was slightly sour possibly by the addition of tamarind or other souring ingredient. Definitely recommended.
Here in Penang restaurants seem to close when the last patron leaves so this can mean they close before the official closing times. Best to arrive a little early as we had to persuade the staff to stay open for a little longer as we were late arriving for lunch.
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