Monday, April 23, 2012

Ipoh Hometown Restaurant Is Lonely And Alone...

It was such a pitiful dinner in Ipoh Hometown Restaurant last night... I have seen and heard much about this Ipoh Restaurant few times but I have never been there till yesterday. We arrived at the restaurant around 7pm.... the whole row of shops looked so quiet and secluded....nevertheless the five of us walked in .....

A lady came to take our order... it was so quiet that only our voices could be heard in this two shop lots restaurant...well, it was good in a sense that we could get our food fast or at least we thought we would... but we were wrong... the food took much longer than we expected ....
These were what we ordered...
meat with tomato sauce... 
beancurd special ... 
beneath the beancurd is steamed eggs... 
steamed herbal chicken...
the chicken had a "frozen" smell...
sambal belacan paku pakis...
among the four dishes, we favour this one ... 
this is complimentary... sort of "sweet-less" 
  
the four dishes.. portions are big no doubt...
if only the chicken and the pork taste good...
The bill came to RM60 for the five of us...
Reasonable actually...
 But the sad thing is....
when we left around 8pm, the whole restaurant became empty again...
Such a pity....


23 comments:

  1. Alamak, only 2 tables at night? How to survive like that? Hmm

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  2. Poor thing.. maybe it was one of those days...

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  3. My family loves eating at Hometown but always finds it weird with only us eating in the restaurant most of the time.

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  4. very ' cham' like that. would you go back again? btw, where's this restaurant located?

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  5. merryn: yeah.. sunday some more.. :(


    pam: so it is quiet all the time? yeah, i also find it uncomfortable cos pity them too in a way...

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  6. This food doesn't look as good as some of the others you have posted.

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  7. Doubt this restaurant will last much longer! How come like this? The food and price quite OK right?

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  8. aiyak.. how come like that? :( ...

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  9. Food doesn't taste great...people will surely go elsewhere. Cheap also no use... Will close shop soon.

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  10. Wow, the paku pakis looks fresh and delicious too.

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  11. ginny: the food is fine.. but not sure why it was quiet..


    foong: food ok la.. price also reasonable.. but the crowd is just not there..


    gigi: pity..


    isaac: times are bad in ipoh, i guess...


    stp: i think ipoh spending power is very low..


    joblessgirl: yes, that is nice..

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  12. Oh no...only 1 table per night...can survive meh.

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  13. Something must be wrong with this restaurant then. Otherwise, sure a lot of people going one. My place also have low spending power, but many restaurants are crowded in the evening.

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  14. Maybe not many people coming here because the service is slow? Or maybe less promotion.. Hmm.. That belacan paku pakis looks yum

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  15. RM60 only for all those dishes?? consider very cheap for a dinner like this. Probably lesser crowd on week days.

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  16. yan: i think it could be due to locality and not enough of advertisement...


    bella: food was not bad actually...


    agnes: it was a sunday.. :)

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  17. just like the rstaurant we went to for my birthday. but they still stood operating after a decade. :D

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  18. no motivation since customers are getting lesser..

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  19. cheap leh RM60. Too bad about the chicken though the "liu" look a lot. Saw a lot of Gei ji there

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  20. The turnover is bad, better don't go coz the meat might not be fresh!

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  21. Ipoh and the home town restaurant is lonely. Read all about it

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