Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Xiang Palace In SOHO IPOH

On that particular day, both of us did not any plans on what and where to take our lunch... we have ran out of ideas and choices and we just drove around town to get some "food inspiration" ... hahaha...  And good thing we manage to get to this place...

SOHO Ipoh (Small Office, Home Office) is the new place in town, located at the intersection Jalan Sultan Idris Shah (Brewster Road), corner of The Sultan Yussuf Fountain roundabout which also walking distance to Ipoh Parade Shopping Mall where one of the over-rated shops is located. 

This SOHO is an enclosed area, as the shops are not fully occupied yet, the parking in this area is free for now.   But we did not go into that over-rated shop, we rather eat somewhere else.  My girl has sharp eyes, she saw one shop called Xiang Palace, just newly opened while I was looking for parking around the vicinity.
My girl was fascinated with something here...
They have see through glass where we can see the "food-in-making"...
We ordered a big bowl of noodles with dumplings...
There were six big ones inside.....
These are not wanton noodles... looks like Hakka noodles to me....
Well, it is certainly enough for her!
Taste?  She finished it all...  :)
As for me, I wanted to try some Black Sesame dumpling........ 
And the next thing I know, I was served only ONE dumpling!
When I told the waiter why just one... he answered that I wrote "1" on the order chit....
Oh, I thought when I wrote "1"...  it would come in one small basket??? 
I thought I would be served like this... 3 in the basket, not 1.... 
hahahaaa..
Anyway, my girl and I had a good laugh over it...
Cos they gave us another basket with 3 inside... so altogether we had 4 of these.....
And the best thing is.... they gave another 10% discount on the total bill...
Our bill only came to RM13 something with drinks...
Not too bad.. worth trying again...


28 comments:

  1. Shanghai ramen kot, the noodles?
    And... you see lah you see lah, ladies get preferential treatment again! :D

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    1. Give us ladies a break, man! :D

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    2. LOL. This Gunner is always naughty like a grumpy elephant. Wakakak

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  2. So funny to serve you 1 bao in the whole empty basket. Normally 1 means 1 basket, you are right. So how did they charge you for the baos, not per basket but per number of baos? The 10% discount is given to all customers or just to you both?

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    1. It is still newly opened so 10% discount for all not just two of us.. hahaha... so go while it still lasts...

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  3. How special is this brand new place, will you return? The noodle dish looks SO good!!! I can see your girl is very happy with her new find!

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    1. Yes, we will go again soon .. hopefully the discount will still be there... 10% saves some ringgit.. hahaha..

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  4. I like the noodles. Not bad still got 10% discount of the bill.

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    1. Yeah, one bowl can last me from breakfast till dinner! :)

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  5. Oh? So that's the meaning behind the name. I thought it was following the name of the red-light district in London. :D Those buns look like the lau sar pao I had yesterday morning...minus the black dot. Love the look of the dumplings - gorgeous.

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    1. They are black sesame paste.. something I would like to taste... not the lotus or custard as we normally have...

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  6. Slurrp, the noodles must be very nice, since can finish all and no complaints..I like the noodles too, yeah looks like hakka mee..6 dumplings? I can eat 10! hehe..

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    1. hahahaa... You can take two bowls too!!

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  7. How come in the first place, only 1 pao in the basket, 2nd order, 4 paos. I find it funny too. Not bad, still got 10% discount of the bill.

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    1. oh, 2nd order 3 paos... so altogether they gave us 4...

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  8. I loves dumplings, can eat everyday n not tired of it, hehe...

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    1. Yeah, can take the whole basket full too.. hahaaa.. the sesame paste is nice..

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  9. haha, see also know that's not wantan noodles and definitely not kampua noodles, kind of some chinese ramen to me.. but the dumplings are more interesting leh, the skin so thin and the stuffing so much, wow, nice!! and hahahaha, the sesame dumplings, i would also order by "1" expecting there will be like 2-3 in "1" basket lor~~ :D

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    1. Yeah lo hor.. maybe he thinks that we ladies cannot eat one basket gua...

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  10. Wow the noodles portion looked big! And altogether for just RM13 is pretty cheap too! I'm curious, which overrated place did you avoid?? hehe

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    1. heheehe.. better not mention names.. Ipohians sure know which one...

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  11. LOL...1 in the basket...like the miscommunication of JJ hor.

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    1. Something like that lo.. hahha.. still remember the JJ issue ah...

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  12. LOL, so funny they served one miserable bun in the basket! I guess the waiter is new (since the outlet is new)....That bowl of noodles looks huge...

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  13. Funny. Usually paus come in 3 instead of 1. Haha.

    Must be newly open so they gave discount.

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  14. This is also a popular trend here in KL now to show the kitchen scene. Makes the diners more excited and wait longer knowing that the chefs are working hard. This open concept makes the ambiance more spacious too. Nice place!

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