Sunday, August 3, 2014

From Japanese Sushi To Chinese Dim Sum In Ipoh

The festive week holidays are over and tomorrow school will reopen once again.  My girl is back to college after a seven days break last week.  As usual when she is back home, she will like to go here and there for her favourite food.   During the past few days while I was working, she was out with her friends for meals and now coming to think of it, we had only two meals outside our home....

Her favourite two "hotspots" are none other than Japanese Sushi and Dim Sum...
We were here at Sushi Tei at the Parkson Parade on Friday night...
Opened not too long ago and this was my first time going there...
Part of the food we took.....
Not sure of the names.. 
But I guess this is a common sight in Japanese food... 
I can only remember this... 
It is called Penthouse....
they really look like "houses" here..
Something to do with "Lobster Salad"
I don't feel full nor satisfied when it comes to eating Japanese food...
The thing is I don't know how much rice I have put into my mouth..
I just put them in and in.... till I surrender...
The next morning we went to a new DIM SUM shop in SOHO, Ipoh ...
It is called Lok Hin Dim Sum Restaurant...
Handmade Noodles with "Dan Dan" sauce... RM6.00
As usual the egg tarts will not escape her eyes.... RM4
Barbequed Buns  RM4
Out of the above, this one only looks kind of special...
Yam with pumpkin.... very nice and tasty... RM5
For the above plus our chrysanthemum, it cost RM26....
Well, I guess eating Dim Sum is not cheap, right?



40 comments:

  1. Though not a fan of Japanese food but still it looks good to me. Having said that, between the two, I still prefer the Dim sum combo. All looks so nice especially the deep fried yam & pumpkin. So cripsy looking. Makes me drooled.

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    1. High 5, Irene Tan.. that goes the same for me!

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  2. Wah best nyer, when your princess comes back theb you guys can go makan makan again.. yummzzz.. I like Japanese food but it's not cheap and I don't feel full.. It's 'guai gak mm bao'.. So usuallt I will order ramen or any soupy noodles, or rice, plus some sushi.. If only sushi, not enuff for me.. Ohh about the bill checking, same like you, if cheap then I don't bother.. If mahal or more than I expect, then only I check..

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    1. Yes, mahal baru check.. cheap and reasonable, I just pay and go... hahaha.. lazy to check cos for my age, I have to take off my specs to read... :p

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  3. I'd go for dim sum first, Japanese second...

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  4. Rm26 for just a few dim sum items is considered ex!!

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    1. I feel it too...cos the tea itself cost RM5 already!

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  5. Japanese food and dim sum are my favourite food too. I seldom see the pumpkin and yam dim sum here. Must be very tasty. Yes, I check the bill most of the time. Your daughter looks good. She must be happy to be home for 7 days last week.

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    1. Now back to her sweet stressful studies.. hahaha... So each time she comes home, she will eat all her favourite food if possible.. :)

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  6. Nah nah nah, that is what I call egg tart lah, not those wannabes that I usually see in Penang.
    I prefer Sushi Tei's set lunch menu, I feel they are better value and better tasting compared to their ala carte choices..

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    1. These type of egg tarts, I think that Maxim in Sungai Ara also got ... very nice too!

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  7. So cute la the dish named penthouse ;-)

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    1. It should be called cottage house.. cos one storey only..

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  8. I also had japanese dinner on friday night and dim sum for lunch today. The egg tarts looks good leh. Now, I miss Foo Shan.

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    1. Foo Shan is not that good la.. go for others.. .:)

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  9. I would love to visit the dim sum place, the noodles and the last dish look awesome. I think yam works well with pumpkin :D

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    1. Yam also works well with the Nien Koe, right? :)

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  10. The food is beautiful today! Your daughter is beautiful, that is why she likes beautiful food. The noodles look very good, too. I have never tried sushi, but it is pretty to look at.

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    1. One day you should try, Ginny.. see if you like them.. :)

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  11. Forgot to say, our schools are starting back, too! The stores re full of school supplies...

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    1. Oh same over here.. today the streets are more filled with cars...

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  12. Sushi...I don't want I don't want ...dim sum...I want I want ...

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  13. I also cannot remember the names of the sushi at Japanese restaurant. I find them very filling due to the rice. I haven't had dim sum for so long.

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    1. I think the younger generation loves sushi more.... as for dim sum, my kids also like and I only go when they are home.. otherwise no dim sum for me...

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  14. wah, makan makan makan!! hahaha.. i like dimsum especially the fact that all comes in small portion and i can order more to taste a more variety of dimsum.. sushi, ma ma dei, when i go for japanese, i don't eat sushi but sashimi.. because the rice very filling mah, so eat one sushi maybe equals to 5 sashimi already, better save the stomach for more~~ :D

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    1. If Japanese buffet then eat more sashimi cos it cost more! hahahaa.. kiasu I...

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  15. Ah so desu nei, the 'penthouse' not on the house instead the yam & pumpkin? First time seeing all these food should be yummy! Heard pumpkin is good to control LDL eat more eat more..

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    1. Oh, just now I checked the bill again... my mistake.. got charged la.. RM5 !!

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  16. Be Sushi or dim sum...both also I LIKE!!! the last type of dim sum..i very LIKE.hahha

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    1. hahahaa.. I also very like but very expensive.. 3 for 5rm!

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  17. Wow...enjoying so much. Surely has been earning a lot via blogging. :D

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  18. But if I were to choose, of course it would be dim sum. Hotter. :D

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  19. Does the dim sum shop accept credit card?

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    1. Wendy, I think they do... I thought I saw the signs at the entrance.. but not 100% sure... :)

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