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Hainanese Food At Hollywood Restaurant, Penang

WHILE IN PENANG, I WAS INVITED to a birthday dinner at Hollywood Restaurant, Tanjung Bungah.  The name sounds interesting but in actual fact, this restaurant is better knows for its authentic Hainanese food besides their seafood dishes.  This is my first time eating in this restaurant... the first time I was there last time was to take pictures of the beach only....
The scenery at 6pm in the evening.... 
As for the food, I couldn't take them all...
Feel kind of embarrassed to take the food.. 
They don't know I am a blogger ma... 
hahahahaa...  
I only managed to take these few... 
I was fascinated with this "Birthday Cake" aka "Sau Tao" in cantonese... 
Even more fascinated when it was cut up...
There are "babies" inside... !
The Birthday Girl is a 86 years old lady 
And this cake represented Grandkids and Great Grandkids....
Hainanese Popiah... 

Part of the food served at the beginning... at the later part, the camera was put aside already... 
Deeply concentrating on the food.....
Business was brisk... 
 In the midst of the dinner, while waiting for the food to be served...
I came out to capture the scenery again... 
It was our last night in Penang... 



Comments

  1. ooh, i like that cake, it's so special!! it would be a great idea to buy this for an elderly on his/her birthday huh?? but i want to ask hor, is that a cake or a bun actually?? haha.. :p

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  2. Nice meal! I know about the babies inside the big Sau Tao but do they eat the big Sau Tao as well? What does it taste like?

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    1. I took two small ones and ate.. I didn't eat the big one cos no filling inside..

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  3. 1st time seeing sau tao with babies insides. For a change nice to have this as a birthday cake instead of the normal cake. I saw the steamed fish, would love it.

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  4. That was a nicely made cake. I also first time seeing those babies in sau tau.

    Beautiful sunset and beach view.

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    1. Yes, the scenery is to enhance the environment..

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  5. Those peaches for old people's birthday, right? Not yours, of course...you're too young. Somebody turned 80?

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  6. The birthday bun hor, I think the big outer layer one very wasted.. The small ones, inside got lotus filling, still ok, people can eat.. But the big one, what do people do with it? How to eat leh?

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    1. I think can still go back and steam it then put butter or kaya.. sedap.. or fry it with egg!

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  7. Mountain tortoise me, first time seeing "babies" in the sau tao...

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  8. Wah ... The beaches there so beautiful !

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  9. I very like the peach-like cake. It's beautifully made.

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  10. Lol! I am more interested in the seaside scenery. I would be very busy taking snapshots. The Peach buns or birthday buns looks pretty. The one that caught my attention is the Hainanese popiah.

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    1. It's choon piah not poh piah!
      I have post choon piah in my Facebook Group, PenangHeritageFood.






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    2. Thank you for pointing that out, Teong! :)

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