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Worth Coming By Thai Baiyok, Lorong Selamat, Penang

BESIDES THE HAWKERS' SPREE IN PENANG, we took a nice Thai dinner at the Lorong Selamat, a shop called Thai Baiyok.  My friend recommended this place for us to go... since my girl and I love Thai food, we readily went for it.  At first we could not locate the place along Lorong Selamat, we overshot it, the shop is on the left side, just a short distance away right after the turning.

Thai Baiyok... wonder what it means... 
As usual, we had our dinner early to beat the crowd....
The first customers to patronize so that we could get our food in no time....
This is an appetizer dish...
I would highly recommend this... 
Sweet and spicy at the same time...
Just put some fillings onto the leave.... and into the mouth it goes.....
And I bet one will not regret once it is there...
hahahahaa...
Here is the closer version.... 
Surprisingly we saw Otak-Otak in the menu...
And it came out like this...
Wrapped like a bird.... 
Kind of special, right?
Oh, are we eating Thai or Nyonya now.... 
Just look at that.... filled to the brim....
Aromatic and fragrance fillings such as prawns and squids and of course, fish too....
I was thinking of the boys when this came out...
They would love to have the special Thai otak otak!
As for the greens, we have bitter gourd stir-fry with salted eggs...
I know many do not like bitter gourd but I am glad my girl does not mind at all...
Another to go for is the Tomyam Fish...
One must not leave Tomyam out when it comes to Thai food, right?
Pineapple rice to try.....
And we preferred the taste of Belacan rice with these condiments at the side....
For this meal the bill came to around RM100 for the three of us...
Looking back at the pictures, we are considered "Big Eaters" eh....
We managed to clear all the dishes without any difficulty!
Shall we come by here again?
Our smiles has given away the answer... I guess... 
hahahahaa...

Comments

  1. Ooooo...Thai!!! I want! I want!!! Anytime!!! Otak-otak looks like Payung's, just a lot bigger and extra ingredients - prawns and squids inside? Must be so so so so nice!!! Anybody coming here from Penang? Must get him or her to tapao - I wanna try!!!

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    1. hahahaha.. You should shout it out in FB.. maybe someone can hear you there!

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  2. I only know Lorong Selamat because of the overpriced and overrated fried koay teow, haha!! so there's a hidden gem amongst the stalls.. looks like this Thai restaurant has accustomed to the local taste somehow huh?? that otak-otak is indeed a HUGE one, OMG, sure can satisfy everyone huh?? :)

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    1. Yeah, hope you will try it one day and let me know how it tastes for you...

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  3. 1st time seeing such big size otak otak. Must be nice with prawn & squid. Yumm!!!!

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  4. Oh Claire, can I tag along on your next trip to Penang? *Wink* *wink*

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  5. Beautiful photo of you and your daughter! Both look so sweet. So much food for 3 persons. As both of you do not eat much, person 3 must be a super big eater!

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    1. Enough for five! Oh, when it comes to these kind of food, I can eat a lot.. hahahaa..

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  6. Not much into Thai food but I would never say "no" to trying new food and new place. :)

    Thais are well-known for their spices and herbs so I am sure its tom yam and appetizer were good.

    Lol. A chicken-wrapped otak-otak??

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  7. The otak-otak portion looks so so big, I can imagine myself scooping with a spoon, no need rice or whatever, just give me a spoon, I can eat all..The tomyam fish very "hoiwai", but sure sweat after drinking the soup..

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  8. Here a lot of Thai eateries also offer otak-otak. I think Thai also have their own otak-otak. Different compared to the Nyonya versions one...

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  9. Thai food anytime for me! I have never had that daun kaduk appetizer before. It should be quite nice. The otak-otak looks like quite a big portion.

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