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Jelly Bad Food/ Malaysia/ Seafood

Living Room Penang – poopy prawns

February 24, 2012

Restaurant: Living Room Location: Penang, Batu Ferringhi Food Rating: 2 Service: 7 Cost: 98 RM circa £25 (including beers) Overall Jelly Good Food Rating: 3 Living Room is Ranked #1 of 21 restaurants in Batu Ferringhi. Raving reviews of this place all over trip advisor. The lighting here is harsh and the walls are plastered with beer ads – its an inexpensive cafe. However, due to hype reviews we hoped…

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Breakfast & Brunch/ Malaysia

More resort food – breakfasts at Hard Rock Penang

February 23, 2012

Breakfast here is a pretty serious affair with a LOT of options (except pork, no pork here obviously due to Muslim factor, so all sausages are chicken, no bacon etc). J usually goes for Continental/English/American options, but Im intent on upholding the experimantalist bar.  So these are my breakfasts here for the last couple of days – mix and matchting in blissful ignorance: Dhal Curry Murtabak (lamb stuffed pancake – Arabic…

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Drinkies/ Malaysia

Margarita time at Hard Rock Penang

February 23, 2012

Something they do really well  at Hard Rock Penang are the Margaritas. They are oversized and perfectly balanced – serious kick but not too tangy/bitter – J and I both love these – the sweetness, the saltiness, the punchy sourness.  I suspect they use a ready made mix, instead of mixing from scratch but hey, whatever it takes to get it right every time – out here you are not…

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Indian/ Malaysia

Jewel of the North Tandoori Corner – Penang Indian

February 22, 2012

Restaurant: Jewel of the North Location:  Batu Ferringhi, Penang Cost: 150 RM  circa £32 (including 4 beers, 2 iced teas and a Lassi) Service: NA Food Rating: 7.5 Value for money: 9 Overall Jelly Good Food Rating: 7.5 This restaurant’s claim to fame is that apparently the Bekhams ate there at some point, anyway it had great reviews on Tripadvisor so we went. Service was fantastic however we came super early…

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