Friday, January 29, 2016

Prosperity And Treasure Pot 2012 Not 2016

SHOPPING AND WALKING MAKES ME HUNGRY FAST.... especially with those banners displayed right outside the food outlets such as this....
Treasure Pot aka "Poon Choy" in cantonese....
The banner was displayed right outside and the price shown was beyond my budget... 
Chinese New Year is around the corner and this dish will attract customers....
I think I have eaten one time at this restaurant and I did not find it as attractive as shown.... 
That was few years back... 
ahhhh... Managed to find the picture in this post....
Taken in March 2012... 
So one time is enough... 
Coming back to my post, we stepped in to have a light lunch.... 
We ordered their "Lai Mien" with this toppings....
Our light lunch..... so we shared this bowl of noodles....
And their famous "Siew Loong Pau"... 
Two for each of us... enough... 
I won't be able to eat the third one... too meaty....
I prefer their double boil chicken soup....
First thing that came to my mind when I opened this...
Oh dear, I really must do more home cooked food...
Really cannot afford to eat like this...
With the price, I can boil one whole chicken for my family...
Well, oh well... as usual, once awhile... 
That was our light lunch... nothing spectacular...
This meal will remind me that I must be frugal from now on... 

19 comments:

  1. Poon choy. Never tasted one.

    But I would prefer chicken soup anytime. ^^

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  2. I loves the Xiao Long Bao and the chicken soup...

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  3. Not crazy about Poon Choy, tried once...enough. Not cheap. :(

    Where is this place that is so expensive? Ipoh kah? Not one of those Hong Kong franchises, I guess. I will never bother to check those out, not at those prices. Even if the things are nicer, they can't possibly be so so so nice. I am a poor and simple man. Let the rich and the famous go and enjoy.

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    1. Must enjoy one, Arthur! Once awhile... hehehee.. this one is in Dragon-i... it has been a some time since I last went there... imagine having poon choy in 2012!

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  4. hmmm, i actually don't fancy poon choy, i would rather all those delicacies to be cooked on their own and served separately, hahaha.. anyway, back to your ramen and soup and siew long bao,. wah, very nourishing leh~~

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    1. Not into the noodles so much, lai mien.. I prefer the springy noodles at Canton-i, its own family branch..

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  5. I vote for the siaw loong pao & chicken soup. Yummy.

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  6. I saw the poon choy and thought so early you ate poon choy for CNY but then as I read, oh, it was a photo from your previous post. This must be the i restaurant. The siew long bao is so big when compared to the dainty DTF's siew long bao. A good lunch.

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    1. Yes, something light... the poon choy was few years back.. but the image is almost the same as today...

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    2. How many people share the above meal?

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  7. Haven't eaten the poon choy. Retiree cannot afford these. Yes, we must cook more often. I must get out of my laziness!

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    1. hahahha... wait till after CNY la! Must go try one time, Nancy.. maybe East Ocean is nice!

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  8. Nowadays the poon choy mostly fake one. They cook the ingredients and also the soup separately and just arrange into the pot. Not as tasty as it should be anymore.

    I also prefer what you had, especially those double boiled soup. Slurppsss!

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    1. Perhaps you are right... Do our own arrangement is better? hahaha... I doubt I can do it at all.. but I have tried one restaurant in Ipoh that serves nice Poon Choy...

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  9. Huat ah..... so fast another year.. Looks very yummy...

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  10. I tried Poon Choy once and I thought it was quite nice.

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