Skip to main content

An Exotic Chinese Dinner Treat By Mama

After 10 days away from Sacramento, we were finally back in the ranch before dusk.  After cleaning up and unpacking, my sister made another "wise suggestion."  She asked us whether we wanted to try the famous Chinatown restaurant or not, to her, it is the Best Chinese Restaurant in Sacramento!  This suggestion put a wide smile on my face... after staying for nearly three weeks, I really miss having a proper Chinese set dinner....
We were early... that was the best part.. the food would come out fast, right?
This is a set dinner offer... 
For $70usd or so, we got to taste 7 + 1 dish...
Add another $2usd, they gave an extra bonus dish.. LOL...
Just look at the American chicken..... super fresh looking, right?
stewed pork ribs with celery...
  fish fillets with greens...
this is special.... it came out in a edible basket!
taste something like our "kacang puteh" 
do we have this "design" here in Malaysia?
then comes the Red Lobster!! 
but not as "giant" as the previous post .. but equally fresh!
this is the Bonus Dish...  $2usd to top up....
For these dishes above with soup, the bill only came to $70plus... 
Isn't that super cheap for those earning and living in US?
Over here, I guess we have to pay around RM250-300 for this set of dinner...
This meal was sponsored by my mom...
I remember her telling us that we should give her a chance to TREAT us!
So sweet of her... LOL...


  1. ok food entry. hungry. (>_____<)

  2. wah...making me drool jor...ho mei leh

  3. ciksuz: me too!! hahaha...

    kathy: kei hjoe mei ke...hehe

  4. it is relatively cheap in comparison. the top up dish is really a bonus..

  5. Yea, food is pretty cheap here if you know the right place to go :)

  6. wow..edible basket! and yummy looking lobster too! Great treat from yr mum!

  7. chinese cuisine in ang moh place.. nice! hehe

  8. agnes: yummy right!

    gertrude: you are absolutely right! my sister knows where to get cheap and nice food.. hahaha..

    wenn: yeah! price also reasonable!

    isaac: Hongkong or China chef definitely!

  9. not sure you can get all that for $70 in Hawaii, but your dinner looks so delicious!

  10. Wow! The food look yummy!! That kacang puteh basket is unique! : )

  11. Cannot convert... At first, I thought $70 per person - then it would be expensive...but for all that, it is cheap...super super cheap. And best thing, food looks great!

  12. the chicken still got
    wow i thought u have quit your job and migrate to US for good..
    i miss my life in US and feel like want to visit my aunty and uncle in US...

  13. Love all the dish on the table, except the chicken. Hehehe~ I prefer fried chicken to steamed one.

    And the basket is so unique! I've always thought we have yam basket, and now this :)

  14. All the dishes looks so great. Ho chiak!!!!...and I am drooling over the dishes, hehehe!!!... Have a great weekend, Claire.

  15. We must compare dollar to dollar and not to convert. Yup earn and spent there would be pretty comfortable. Yummy dishes

  16. Lucky I already have my lunch while reading your post.....The food looks yummy..

  17. Mmm yummy yummy!

    Wishing you a great weekend Claire~

  18. Cheap and food looks good too! Yummeh!!

  19. I like the exterior colour of the chicken, but the inside doesn't look too cooked; it's still red. I need my chicken to be thoroughly cooked. Hahaha!

    I must admit the price is very attractive!

  20. only US$70?? that is considered cheap, probably we are paying more over here.. and all dishes are so delicious!! worth the money!!!

  21. Food looks good! And vy cheap, when u compare dollar to dollar.


Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

An Evening Dinner At Chef Chew Kitchen, Petaling Jaya

BACK TO SG. BULOH for a couple of days.... Come evening, we went for dinner at Chef Chew Kitchen in Seksyen 19, Petaling Jaya.  Since it was my first time there, I did not know what to expect except to sit back, relax and eat.  LOL... It is a one shop lot restaurant so tables are very limited.  Reservation was made at 6pm to be on the safe side, to avoid crowds and waiting for food was very minimized at this time of the day.  For the seven of us, these dishes were served on the table... Thumbs up even before the dinner...  And soon these are served...  Claypot braised ribs...  Their signature dish... Fish Maw...  First time eating fish maw which is whitish in colour...  Black Beancurd with Pumpkin sauce... Hey, this restaurant indeed serves new to me! This must be Sweet Sauce Chicken... For the American... Cos we Asians like Steamed Chicken like this!  LOL...  And the star dish of the dinner is this...  Freshly steamed and succulent prawns

Our Orders From Afghanistan, Spanish And Australia

My Final post on the Food Festival in the Victoria Market on Wednesday night.... The atmosphere at the market was "enhanced" by the cheerful songs and music by a group band... It was indeed a merry evening filled with music-licous folk songs in the air... . Ok, how to find four seats in this crowd.... hmmmm....... Somehow we managed to... and these were what my boys brought back to our table.... Mexican rice with oysters... or is it Spanish rice?   Both are the same, I guess... LOL.... Afghanistan Food.... chunks of chicken meat with naan.... Brazilian food.... don't ask me what it is.... I just ate what was on the table....  But I am amazed by this giant burger....  ..... and what burger is this? They told me it is Crocodile Tail Burger! Meat from the crocodile tail?  Is it just a name or what... I really don't know... Took a few bites of it... and I am full!! Well, these were the food we

Reunion At Museum Restaurant At Starling Mall

CLASSMATES REUNION... but not from my year.  i just tagged along with my sister who wanted my company that evening.  She was going to meet up with some of her classmates at The Starling mall.  I did not want to drive there, taking Grab is a much easier and practical choice, considering it was rush hour in the evening.  Furthermore, I am not familiar with the roads... both of us might panic on the federal highway.  LOL...  Having someone to take us there is so stress free, we only have to pay RM20 for the ride.  :)  Our first time to Startling Mall and being made familiar by one of the bloggers, Phong Hong who used to post up her lunch meals taken from there.  We were supposed to meet up at 7pm but we reached there an hour earlier to "survey" the shops and ended up buying a "bit."  Blame it on my sister who always like to give positive comments most of the time!   The dinner was held at The Museum.... Originated from Ipoh actually and how there is a branch