September 21, 2010

Comfort Food @ Oriental Cravings, 1Utama

There are some days when you just crave for some comfort food...

I've been to Oriental Cravings a few times but did not quite have the time to photograph the food or decor there.

So, one particularly cold day in July, I went to have some comfort food...



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The Bak Kut Teh (literally translates to Pork Bone Tea from Hokkien) is one of my favourites. I was introduced to this dish by a friend some years back. The broth is not too heavy and reminds me of the Teo Chew style which has a more "clear" soup. The portion for 1 includes a bowl of rice.

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The yam cake is pretty good and worth a try. I'm not a big fan of yam cake but for me, I would have liked to have a bit more of the chilli paste.

I topped off my lunch with a nice cup of Teh Tarik or "pulled tea".

Ahhh.. bliss..

6 comments:

  1. Usually yam cake is more paste like but I see this one still has yam chunks in it. YUM!

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  2. I love the yam cake at Oriental Cravings. And their glutinous rice dumplings too.

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  3. Hey ladies!! Nice to see your comments...

    Yeah, their yam cake was pretty good. At least not so mashy as other places. I think next time I've got to ask for more chilli.

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  4. i kena diarrhea when i tried their 'day special' =_=
    my fren tried another 'day special' and also kena diarrhea.

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  5. Long time I didn't go to Oriental Cravings! Wonder if the menu is still the same!

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  6. Alvin - Eeee... Must stay away from their "day special". What was it btw? Maybe I didn't kena because I took their hot, boiling soup?

    Foongpc - Looks like their menu is relatively unchanged.

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