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Heng Thai Seafood Restaurant (Thai-Chinese food) | Raja Uda

We found one Chinese-Thai food restaurant few weeks ago at Raja Uda, it was not our first intention to dine there. We were hungry and looking for something good and special for our dinner, we went to Kampung Baru for our first stop, looking for Japanese food, but there was an event held at Kampung Baru causing heavy traffic jam. We changed our dinner place to Salad Bowl at Chain Ferry, bad luck, it was closed on that day. We drove towards Raja Uda direction, Sawara steamboat get our attention and we sat in to read the menu. After 5 minutes, we walked out from Sawara due to super expensive of the meal. Finally, we went in this not so attractive but crowded restaurant. It was already 9pm and after make order, still have to wait for another 25-30minutes. I can say that it was worth waiting as the dishes that we ordered taste delicious and very similar to Thai local taste. That time was only Camus and myself, two persons cannot order much. One big fish, two big prawns and a plate of mix vegetable make us very full and satisfied. This assam Africa fish taste superb, hot, spicy and sour, just like assam soup. It came with some chinese cabbage too, very appetizing. This assam big fish cost about RM28, to me it is very worth as you will get big fish with delicious soup and vegetable in it. When make order, the waiter asked is 4 big prawns enough for us? We said yes, but after that, he reduce our order to 2 big prawns. I was thinking, har? 2 prawn nia where got enough? But for first time, I thought it would be good to try 2 first, in case not delicious. When they served, I was shocked as big head prawn really big in size, luckily we did not order 4, and this 2 big head prawn cost us RM40. Gosh! If I order 4, I have to pay for RM80!! This plate of big head prawns was super delicious, sprinkle with chopped garlic and bird chili on top. They steamed with a kind of sauce, slightly sour, very special and delicious, if you ask me how the big prawn taste, I can say it tasted like lobster and crab. How good if I have the recipe? Mix vegetable, RM8 taste good too. They cooked with 4 types of vegetables. To us, this is one of the best Thai food restaurant (another one is Mae Salong in Sungai Petani). They open during lunch time too. If you are looking for Thai food, visit this restaurant and give it a try. Location: 28, Jalan Raja Uda, Pusat Perniagaan Raja Uda, Butterworth, Penang. (Same row as Sawara)Phone Number: 604-3233799  

 

Cha Dango 京の茶だんご | Japan

Dango is a Japanese dumpling made from mochiko, rice flour. There are many varieties of dango in Japan and normally three to four dango are often served on a skewer. The texture of the dango is very similar to chinese glutinous flour ball (tang yuan), especially the plain dango, not only the texture, the taste is almost close to tang yuan. On this post, I would like to share on the Cha Dango from Kyoto, Japan 京の茶だんご. It is a green tea flavour dango where only sells in Kyoto area. I have never see this brand of dango in Tokyo.
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IMG_20130702_093122Coffee, has taken away my heart. Sometime it make me happy, sometime it make me high, but sometime it make my heart pumping at wrong frequency. I wish I can drink it everyday, with a set of toast spread with kaya, together with 2 half boil eggs without pepper and soy sauce, so I can have the pure egg taste, to welcome my day! Coffee, contains caffein that has stimulating effects, is not good to consume daily. Being addicted to coffee recently, I decided to continue addict to it at this moment. Last weekend, we visit a cafe located at Raja Uda, to try their Affogato. We arrived there in the morning at 11am but they have not starting their business yet. We come back later at 2pm, at this time the shop is empty, but after we put an order, more and more people coming in for their tea break.

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Gathers cafe at Raja Uda

A good coffee must accompany with good environment. This place is very good for small gathering, or to escape from busy city life, you can relax at here while enjoying your cup of cuffee.

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Behave yourself in the cafe, do not disturb others

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Waffles with different topping (left), coffee menu (middle) and order form (right)

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Coffee formula

Besides coffee, they serve other beverage too. We ordered this Affogato, an espresson with vanilla ice cream. Espresso is very bitter but when you eat with ice cream, it is sooooooo gooooooooood...I love it! The snow man ice cream is too cute and innocent to kill by me, but he died meaningful as he changed Ms. Bitter Espresso life become sweet at the end.

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Birdy style Affogato (RM8.90)

Macchiato (马车倒), what a pantang name for this coffee? A bitter coffee, which is espresso with milk form is good too, small in cup. Coffee art seems like telling you his bitter life as a teddy bear...

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Macchiato (RM7)

They are famous with waffles too, we had this waffle with peanut butter and nuts as topping. To me, it is a bit too dry. I should try their waffle with ice-cream topping.

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Menu

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Humble beggining crepe cake

Address: 155, Ground Floor, Jalan Raja Uda, Pusat Perniagaan Raja Uda, Butterworth, Penang.

Phone: 04-324 9657

Email: gathes.cafe@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gathers-Caf%C3%A9/562922303727129


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