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Taking pleasure in simple local treats

TIRED of the usual lunch and teatime offerings? Then take a drive to Agus Corner in Sungai Ramal Baru, Kajang, to indulge in something a little different.

Agus Corner’s fried noodle with gravy is a favourite among many customers.

South Indian favourites pull in crowd

AS FAR as banana leaf meals go, one of the many eateries in Petaling Jaya that serve it and gets honourable mention is Acha Curry House in Section 5.

Acha Curry House’s second eatery in Section 19. - Photos: SAMUEL ONG/The Star

Season for hairy crabs

AUTUMN has set in China, and people in Shanghai are digging into succulent hairy crabs that are synonymous with the season.

(Left) The Steamed 
Hairy Crab celebrates 
the original taste of the crustacean.

A feast of nasi padang favourites

NASI padang is an Indonesian rice-based dish served with a variety of pre-cooked sides, paired with fiery red and green sambal chilli.

Late night Thai cravings satisfied

SUPPER is not my favourite meal of the day but if I have to snack during the wee hours, my pick is some place that serves spicy food.

Tub tim krob with chestnuts, coconut milk and slices of jackfruit served in small bowls.

Sweet treats and savoury bites

SARKIES Corner’s ever changing selection of decadent cakes draws the sweet-toothed in Penang back to its charming surrounds time and again.

The cake choices include (clockwise from bottom) Chewy Chocolate Brownie, White Forest Cake, Chocolate Tart and Salted Caramel Macadamia Cheesecake, as well as November’s featured Greek Yogurt Cake (top right). There is also Cendol Cake (top left) and Pandan Infused Sago Pearls (lower right) from the ala carte selection.

Savour sumptuous spread of dim sum at a discount

START off your day with a hearty dim sum spread at the Zhonghua Gourmet Restaurant in Cititel Penang with its current 50% discount on over 30 items.

The fried fresh scallops with Pacific clams is one of the recommended creations. (Right) Enjoy a hearty dim sum spread with 50 discount on over 30 items.

European classics with modern twist

THE culinary approach of chef Darrius Seitfudem is one that features a fusion of elements – using imported ingredients and local produce to create unique flavours. This helps give a creative spin to traditional dishes and presenting them in new ways.

Indian mixed rice makes everything better

A GOOD Indian mixed rice meal is the best thing to have when you are feeling a little down. 

Meals designed for sharing

THE chance to savour authentic Spanish food without having to fork out too much is what you will find at the newest Spanish restaurant in the city.