Skip to main content

Food Then Shopping At Diana, Hatyai

WASTING NO TIME SINCE IT IS ONLY A ONE NIGHT STAY, we hit the streets as soon as we have checked out the room.  No lingering, no napping inside the cooling air con for even a minute.. just deposited our bags and call of nature, that was it!  Come.... let's go!!

Rushing not for shopping but to fill our tummies!  We were famished, it was already 2pm Malaysian time... Good thing is, at every hotel, the cabs aka tut-tut cars are waiting for passengers such as us.  Just tell them where we wanna go, how much... and that was it.  Normally it cost around 20 bahts per person if there were 4 or 5 passengers.  Anyway, we just mentioned where we wanted to go, goodness knows where it was, we just heard that the food in this place was good.... and off we went inside the tut-tut.  For our case, we were charged 60 bahts...

Inside the tut-tut cab.... it is wind-con... 
so be prepared for a natural blow-dry on the hair...
As we were driven, I captured some of the developments...
It has been more than 10 years or 20 years, not sure since I last came... 
Everything has changed except for the tut-tut cabs... hahahaha...
Saw something familiar... 
CIMB THAI ... 
don't play play... 
After some 5-10 minutes of turning here and there, we reached our destination...
Yes, one must not leave Hatyai without tasting these.... 
Braised Pork Knuckle, Thai style...

Must dip the meat with heir seasoned ginger and chili ...
hmmmm... Best!!
Must try their "Siow Bak" too... 
Want to taste any different or not with Ipoh ones....
Ipoh ones are more juicier in a way... that means more FATs...
Theirs is crispy and less seen fats... 
So that explains why we Malaysians are "rounder?"
And of course, one must try their rice... Thai rice is somehow very fragrant...
I can eat one whole plate of rice... and I like their flowery plate... 
See whether can "borong" back some.... 
For our lunch, it was around 300 bahts.. 
So what's after lunch?
Shopping la, of course!
Spent around one hour plus here in Diana....
And got something very little actually.... 
OK, Let's not waste time... 
One picture is enough...
Got many more places to go... 
Depending on how durable my legs can carry me... 
Next... Central Festival!


Comments

  1. Ooooo...I love Thai!!! Yum yummm!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Wah, braised pork knuckle and got sio bak some more! I would enjoy both with the fragrant rice and dips.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I am not a shopping fan but the food looks very delicious and yes I love Thai rice. I think 30 over years have not been to Hatyai!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Me around there or less... it seems like a long time ago~

      Delete
  4. Thank God for the bank; very convenient to withdraw money when we were in Thailand few years back. ^^

    Tut-tut. I kind of missing the wind-con. Haha.

    The food looked delivious. Pork knuckles. Slurp. Roasted pork also looked good.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. If not for the vendors, using credit card is better.. hahahaa

      Delete
  5. Wind-con - what a suitable term! Start with food, then shopping then food then shopping then sleep, right? ;)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, yes.. but before sleep, must have food and Massage!!

      Delete
  6. Replies
    1. Wahhh..racky... I must find out the meaning leh..

      Delete
    2. The correct spelling for racky in the context used by Sharon is recce.

      According to wiki:
      Recce /ˈrɛki/ is a military term that has been borrowed by media production in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, derived from "reconnaissance" in the noun sense and "reconnoitre" in the verb sense.

      According to cambridge dictionary online, recce means:

      US recon the process of getting information about enemy forces or positions by sending out small groups of soldiers or by using aircraft, etc.:
      He sent three men on a recce.
      › the process of visiting and quickly looking around a place in order to find out information about it:
      He did a little recce of the area before picking a spot to wait with his camera.

      Delete
    3. Thank you, Mun for finding out for me!

      Delete
    4. You are welcome! :) I know you are very busy traveling here and there so will not have time to do this.

      Delete
  7. I was hoping to see what you traveled in, and then you DID show us!! It looks very nice. The food looks extra good today, too. What a fun trip!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you.. it was indeed a very short trip..

      Delete
  8. Wah, go Hatyai! Nice.. Yup, only for shopping, what else.. Lastime my aunties used to go there for Zebra pots & pans..

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh got.. I bought something back... Zebra is cheap over there..

      Delete
  9. Hahaha I also last went maybe 20 years ago. Looks very different now huh... Last time I went with my dad and his taichi group friends, all ahpeks, the only food we ate was Chinese restaurant food, in the same Chinese restaurant, lunch and dinner for 4 straight days zzz...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hahaha.. so sien ah? If you go this time, it will be a different story altogether!

      Delete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

My White Elephant

WHITE ELEPHANT.... still laying on my table for two months I think....   My friend groomer is not free these days, my poor Labby badly needs her hair cut and leaving no choice, I ordered the grooming shaver online.  I thought it would be easy to install the shaver to the appliance and till today, I am still at my wits end on how it is fixed.  My friend gave me a tip... check out the Youtube, she said.  Yeah, how come I did not think of that.....  But till today, I have not even touched it and my poor furry member will have to wait till this Mama has her right mood to do it.   My own hair also badly needs a hair cut and with the high Covid cases each day, I guess I have to tolerate for another month with my unruly hair..... or perhaps I can make use of this clipper on myself before I use it on my furry member!  LOL.... Crazy me! Still standing nicely on the table....  Still looking at the gadgets.... and not doing anything about them... I am happy with this dish....  Better looking afte

Two Dishes One Soup Dinner

AUNTIE'S SIMPLE COOKING... for dinner on one evening.... Defrosted a piece of cod, my last piece in the freezer besides another few more pieces of other types of fish.  I think I consume the most fish this year, never bought so many types of fish before.  Maybe it is made easier for me this year cos of the online shopping at Gracious, cleaned, vacuumed and free delivery above RM50.   My last piece of cod.... A plate of greens called Yau Mak...  Not so sure what it is called in English And chicken herbal soup....  My complete meal for one evening....  As usual, I do not take much rice... Or perhaps I did not take rice at all for this meal....  LOL... 

A Short Stay At Fatima Hospital

TWELVE DAYS SINCE my last post.... I was admitted to the hospital last week for heart palpitations and was under observation for two nights.... Thank God all is well now....  And it is still all about food... this time from the hospital... LOL...  For breakfast 2 slices of bread... oats and milo.... I opted for porridge during one lunch.... And for dinner....  Wanton noodles for breakfast before I was discharged.... This was attached to my body to monitor the palpitations....  And the doctor whom I have chosen without recommendations... I saw the hospital profiles on the doctors  And I chose him because of his cheerful profile picture.... Yes, indeed he is what he looks... And I feel better after that... LOL...