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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Rubbish Chicken Among Others At Hooray Restaurant, Ipoh

ON ONE FINE EVENING, (cos I forgot which day already)  my foodie couple came to pick me up for dinner.  Knowing that I do not drive out during the dark, they came all the way from their house to pick me, it took them half and hour before we reached our place for Food which is at Hala Medan Lapangan 2, (Off Gopeng Road), Ipoh. 

Hooray!! Hooray!!  Hooray from me for bringing me along and the name of the shop is called Hooray!!  What a nice cute name... I was imagining something very western about the place... but no, the food is purely Asian.  A very simple corner shop which serves mixed rice during the day and ala carte dishes during the evenings.   Recommended by an ex-colleague, I was all eager to see what they served....

One young man came to take our order and we could not help ordering what he recommended... "Rubbish Chicken!"  Oh my goodness, what a name!  I am sure this dish will draw some hesitation, we were also taken aback... and curious at the same time. OK, Rubbish Chicken???   No problem, we were Game for it!
And so... the dish came out in a Claypot... 
Inside the pot, the Rubbish Chicken consisted of chicken, *of course*
cooked with tumeric, curry leaves, ginger.... etc. etc.. 
More or less my style of cooking... 
Everything dumped in and turned out pretty good!
If it is called Claypot chicken, the name does not sound astonishing, right?
However Rubbish Chicken will draw some attention!
Next came the young and fresh sweet potato leaves... 
Sizzling hot in a claypot too!
We super like!

Last and not least, this is the most appetizing of all....
Lots of picked onions on top and fried crispy meat beneath... 
Our three dishes for us three... 
Let's get busy now.... 
As for the bill, it came to a reasonable RM46 with rice and drinks.... 
And I'll say.... 
Hip, Hip Hurray!!

34, Hala Medan Lapangan 2, Ipoh. (off Gopeng Road).
Opens from 3 pm - 11 pm.

8 comments:

  1. The name of the chicken dish sounds weird. Out of so many nice name they can choose, why they opt for this name. Say hi to Nancy.

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  2. Aiyor!!! What a horrible name!!! Like one Japanese restaurant here, they have kanasai sushi. Eyewwwww!!!!

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  3. Price very reasonable and look delicious.

    Hi hi Nancy.

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  4. Goodness! I don't know if I would be brave enough to order Rubbish Chicken!

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  5. What a name! Rubbish Chicken! Did he say it in English or was it in a local dialect - Cantonese/Hokkien ?

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  6. Rubbish chicken sounds tasty. And what a name. Lol.

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  7. I may not be adventurous enough to order rubbish chicken

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