October 20, 2010

Belated B'day Celebrations @ My Elephant, Section 17

Happy 20-10-2010!!!!

This post is late by 2 months... My friends and I had a belated birthday celebration for some of us who had our b'days in June and July.

A friend recommended a Thai restaurant, "My Elephant" which is situated in Section 17, PJ for lunch. She is pretty much a regular there and so, was able to navigate us around the menu of yummy Thai food.

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We decided to order a number of signature dishes such as a Thai Papaya Salad, TomYam and Red Curry.

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The papaya salad was spicy, sour and salty at the same time. The saltiness comes from the fish sauce which complemented the raw papaya slices in the salad.

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We definitely enjoyed the mixed platter which is one of the popular appetizers served at the restaurant. Crunchy and not oily at all!

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We ordered two types of Tom Yam - one spicy and non-spicy. The prawns were scrumptious and soup was tasty.

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The Thai Roast Duck Red Curry was fantastic! The dish had a good balance between the "lemak" (coming from the coconut milk) and spicy chilli. The pineapples were sweet and was not acidic after it was cooked.

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The restaurant served a unique type of rice, i.e. "red" rice which is less starchy. It went very well with the dishes served.

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Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves in this little gem in PJ. I would certainly go back again for my Thai food fix...

4 comments:

  1. Papaya salad looks tasty.

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  2. Tom yam we have the non-spicy type meh? :/

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  3. Thai Roast Duck Red Curry... very special. I've never heard of this dish before.

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  4. Hi all,

    Mei Teng - Yes... it was very appetizing.

    Tekkaus - The "non-spicy" means less spicy.. LOL!

    Che-Cheh - It is nice. I tried this at this place Mekong Street in Bangsar (which is now closed down).

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