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Getaway To Penang Master Keong Restaurant

UP NORTH....

Don't waste time, my sister said.... And after a few days of settling down in Ipoh, we packed our bags for a two nights stay up north, our favourite state, Penang!  Driving there is not a problem for me, short journey of less than two hours, it feels good to be behind the wheels after so long. :)

We stayed in Cititel Express, good location, cheap and clean costing around RM150 per night.  Three of us squeezed in the small room and the only place to sit is on the bed.  Well, we did not mind a bit, after all, we were out almost the whole day and we  like squeezing cos someone is afraid of the dark!  LOL...

Daytime spent eating lots of food from different places, so much so that I did not take pictures.... and we had our first dinner at a new restaurant called Master Keong.
We went there around 7pm and the place was not crowded at all...
Maybe it was a weekday... 
That is how I remember the name of this restaurant...
We ordered soup to replenish our stamina... 
Wintermelon soup... 
Claypot curry fish head which is quite costly.. around RM80... 
Spinach in egg gravy which is a bit too thick...
Venison meat which is a bit too tough for me... 
Maybe due to weak teeth.. poor old me!
And a plate of meehoon fried with braised pork...
Four dishes which cost around RM160 over... 
I guess it is a bit overpriced...
Well, at least we tried.... and now we know... 


Comments

  1. Aiyoyo..that big plate of fried meehoon with braised pork reminds me of the one I cooked once using canned pork. Feel like wanna cook it! LOL!

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  2. it is so fun to be able to drive to Penang whenever you feel like it since it is only 2 hours away. Ok, need to avoid this restaurant because it is costly.

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  3. Ya the curry fish head is very expensive.

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  4. The food all looks delicious, and well worth the price.

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  5. So small the room? I loved Cititel, Penang Road - very nice.

    Wahhhhh!!! Finally you get to enjoy the food that you love the most!

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  6. Really no time wasted. You sisters are so adventurous. I wonder when me and my sister would have such holiday. Maybe when our kids all grown up and able to fend themselves, without mummy around. Lol.

    I wish to visit Penang again. Been more than 20 years since my last (very 1st) trip there.

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