Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Let's Makan Eat-All-You-Can Malaysian Dinner@ Starz Diner, Hard Rock Hotel Penang

Hard Rock Hotel Penang welcomes guests to experience the best of Malaysian hospitality and flavours with an exclusive room package, as well as food and beverage promotions throughout the month of Ramadan.

For Ramadan this year, Hard Rock Hotel Penang is introducing Let's Makan, a special themed Eat-All-You-Can Malaysian Dinner that is only available every Friday and Saturday(extension of Saturday Night Live!) from 16 April to 8 May 2021.

Diners will be spoiled with choices ranging from refreshing appetisers, assorted salads, a vast selection of hot dishes, traditional delicacies and mouthwatering desserts for only RM100nett per adult and RM50nett per child(aged 6-12 years old)

Chef Rodrigo preparing bubur lambuk for for Buka Puasa.

Handsome looking whole roast lamb waiting to be devoured by diners.
accompanied with long grain rice and other condiments too.

Selected Asian dishes available on the menu, order from the counters and sit back, relax and wait for your food.

These roast meats are not to be missed!

Any fans for prawns? Feast on the grilled prawns and slipper lobsters!

More selections of hot dishes featuring traditional Malay dish, local delicacies and many more.

A fan of seafood?
You can enjoy all these seafood on ice when you book for the Let's Makan Eat-All-You-Can dinner!
Sashimi and assorted sushi are also available!

Sweet tooth must now miss out their variety of desserts available.
You can enjoy specially crafted tarts, cakes, traditional kuih muih and many more.

Enough said and let's dig in!

If you think that you are not into this kind of feast, Hard Rock Hotel Penang also prepared something special for you and your loved ones. The Let's Makan 6-course Malaysian Set Dinner is perfect for family dinner or company gatherings. At only RM75nett per adult and  RM45nett per child, you get to enjoy selected Malaysian dishes for your buka puasa feast. 

Starz Diner is designed in a contemporary and simple setting serving Asian and International cuisine, whose all-you-can-eat concept allows guests to choose their favourite dishes from the live cooking stations and enjoy their food served straight from the pan to their tables.  Diners can view the menus for ‘Let’s Makan!’ all-you-can-eat and 6-course set dinner online on the hotel’s official website at and receive a 20 percent discount (not applicable to frontline workers nor can it be combined with other promotions) when they reserve their tables as early as 7 days in advance. For table reservations, please call 04-8868054 or email

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Bar.B.Q Plaza | All New Dining Concept @ Bayan Bay, Penang

People who love barbecue are usually big fans of Bar.B.Q Plaza, the famous brand came from Thailand famous for its barbecue meats, homemade sauce and all the other delicious delicacies. 
There used to be a Bar.B.Q Plaza restaurant located within Queensbay Mall Penang recently moved out from the mall and now stand as an independent restaurant in Bayan Bay, which is about a stone throw away from Queensbay Mall. 

The new Bar.B.Q Plaza now offers different dining concept from the previous restaurant where you can either order the usual Beef / Pork / Family sets or alternatively you can also enjoy set lunch / set dinner from the restaurant. 
However, the best yet is still the unlimited refill set which everyone was eyeing when they had the promotions only a short period of time on every few months. Now with this new restaurant opened up, you can now enjoy Happy Lunch or Super Dinner available every day. 

Bar.B.Q Plaza at Bayan Bay is now bigger and able to accommodate more diners at one time

We spotted pretty long queue during the opening day, guess a lot of people must be missing the one in Queensbay Mall and now finally it has reopened with new dining concept. The place can accommodate more diners and seatings are more comfortable compare to the one in Queensbay Mall.

One of the highlights of this new restaurant is the Happy Lunch and Super Dinner which is what everyone always looking forward to, where you can enjoy unlimited servings of selected dishes, ingredients, drinks and desserts. 

A simple intruction sheet to teach you how to cook your meats. However, you can always make your own recipes and enjoy it your own way.

Apart from the usual dishes available, Bar.B.Q Plaza also prepared appetisers and their all time favourite Garlic Fried Rice for diners. You get to enjoy unlimited servings of the fragrant fried rice, salad, kimchi and many more.

For diners who booked for Super Dinner or Happy Lunch, you get to feast on their Gon's Fresh Food Bar where you get to select your own ingredients and cook it on your table. Gon's Fresh Food Bar features about 30 ingredients and you can expect different ingredients every day.

Mushrooms, fresh vegetables and all kinds of fish balls for your selections.

Mussels, clams, prawns and other meats are also available on rotation basis. You can enjoy them as much as you want, as long as it is within the limited dining time, which is 120 minutes(2hours)

Several types of drinks and ice cream are also available for Happy Lunch or Super Dinner diners. You can mix and match your own drinks, or grab favourite drinks like lemonade, Minute Maid Orange Juice, Iced Lemon Tea and so on.

Not forgetting the all-time favourite, which is a must when you dine in Bar B Q Plaza, which is the Legendary Bar B Q Sauce. Now they also introduces Thai Spicy Seafood Sauce and Thai Suki Sauce, while you can mix with sesame oil, soy sauce, raw garlic, chili and other condiments available.

If you are all set, then LET'S DIG IN!

As we dined during lunch time, we were enjoy Happy Lunch where we can order unlimited servings of different cuts of pork, beef and also lamb, at the same time we also can enjoy their marinated chicken drumsticks which is really good. 

Apart from the usual sets, the newly introduced set lunch is also available now at Bar.B.Q Plaza, these are individual portion but the portion is definitely filling for most of us.

So barbecue lovers, what are you waiting for?
Book yourself to Bar B Q Plaza and start enjoying your favourite food right now!

Happy Lunch @ Bar B Q Plaza
12:00pm - 5:00pm
RM29.90++/pax (Member)
RM35.90++/pax (Non-member)
 RM19.90++/pax (Child)

Super Dinner @ Bar B Q Plaza
5:00pm - 11:00pm
RM39.90++/pax (Member)
RM45.90++/pax (Non-member)
RM22.90++/pax (Child)

Bar B Q Plaza @ Bayan Bay, Penang
Address: C-23G & C-21G, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Bay, 11900 Penang.
Business Hours: 12:00pm -11:00pm (Daily)
GPS Coordinates: 5.335338413651938, 100.30759276329012

Monday, April 5, 2021

Enjoy Your Favourite Penang Hawker Food through the foodpanda App

With the ongoing pandemic, many people are trying to stay home more often and are dining out less often. Ever since, it has been such a relieve to be able to order our favourite food through food delivering app like foodpanda. Not only do we save the hassle of having to drive out and find a seat at our local hawker stalls, but with more and more hawkers joining foodpanda's app, we are now offered with more hawker choices too! 

With the vision to passion and expertise in food, foodpanda has always gone the extra miles to find the dishes for Penangites and change the way people see and experience food delivery by bringing more variety of good food into their everyday life. 

Hawker food is definitely a must in every Penangites’ life and we all grow up pampered by our well know Char Koay Teow, White Curry Mee, Chendol and many more. 

With availability of these local Penang favourites on foodpanda, we are able to order these hawker foods from our favourite stalls and at the same time explore more choices available around our own neighbourhood that we previously were not aware of. 

Also, if you open up the foodpanda app, you will be able to find that foodpanda is now more than just a food app. Apart from ordering food delivery, we are also able to do a pick up of our orders from our favourite stalls and save more, and even do our grocery shopping online. 

Ordering meals through the foodpanda app couldn’t be any easier!
Just launch the app, and click “Order now” and you will be surprised with hundreds of choices available. Be it fast food or local delicacies or mouth-watering desserts, foodpanda got it all covered under one food app and all you gotta do is just sit back, relax and order it from your phone. 
Penang Char Koay Teow is definitely the food that makes all of us miss Penang food, and this is the best time we locals enjoy this plate of hot wok noodle fresh from the stall because you just gotta order and wait for 15-25 mins and the food will be delivered to your doorstep. 

So I’ve tried this Char Koay Teow stall from 金金美食坊Kim Kim Food Corner which is located in Kampung Melayu, Air Itam and it surprised me with good “wok hei” Char Koay Teow. 

Other famous eateries are also available on foodpanda such as the famous Empire of Fried Chicken located in Yee Hai Kopitiam in Jalan Perak which is what I also ordered. foodpanda now delivers to the whole of Penang and often there are great deals available for grab if you follow their updates.

Be it a normal meal or a celebration, you can save the mess from cooking on your own and just order your food and drinks from foodpanda With this app available, you can save time and energy from cooking and just enjoy good food with your family because everybody gets to choose what they want to eat and you don’t have to go around just to purchase all of them. 

Download the app now and make your first order from foodpanda here