Tuesday, July 05, 2011


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This is a cozy restaurant serving up local delicacies. We've been here twice so far, and I've had the same dish both times.


#3 Otak-Otak Fried Rice (RM10.90).

It was tasty, but small in portion.

It is indisputable that otak-otak originated from Muar more than half a century ago. I remember falling completely in love with otak-otak when I had it for the first time in Muar, Johor several years ago.

If you don't already know, otak-otak is a type of fish cake made by mixing fish paste with spices which include dried chili, onions, garlic, lemon grass and curry powder, resembling brain matter, hence its name. Even though the delicacy is now available in many parts of the country, they can't match the otak-otak of Muar!


#4 Teh Tarik (RM2.70).

I just noticed the stains on the cup!


#5 Mee Bandung Muar (RM9.90).

Ralph ordered Mee Bandung Muar, which I'm not very fond of and Cincau (RM3.00).


#6

Here, you will dine surrounded by memorabilia like:


#7 Schoolbooks


#8 Congkak (a Malay traditional board game)


#9 The Chinese abacus


#10 Sprite & Coca-Cola bottles


#11 Tiffin carriers & the Elswick bicycle.

It's all about reminiscing with the simple, yet memorable things they used to have. Indeed, it's yesterday once more at Otak-Otak Place!



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27 comments

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:27 PM

:-D :-D :-D

kianfai87 said... @ 5/7/11 8:27 PM

hmmm the serving small also . . . same as last time I went in . . . and costy also hahaha :-P

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:27 PM

Oh no... slomosi screamyx hope I got this one yay! *DONT_KNOW* *DONT_KNOW* *DONT_KNOW* *DONT_KNOW*

Rizal said... @ 5/7/11 8:28 PM

Chop

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:28 PM

ROTFLMAO!! Eh R had my fave Mee Bandung, which I am definitely fond of hahahhaha, see sehaluan here again yeeeha! :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:29 PM

We've never tried the otak2 fried rice though, I think I will ask B to try it the next time we go there... so I can have a bite also ahahahahhaha.... =-X =-X :-D :-D :-D

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:30 PM

Never been to Tropicana's branch, usually go to OU's branch! Yum yum! :* :* :*

Rizal said... @ 5/7/11 8:31 PM

Ehhh, i was at Otak Otak today.

Rojak Buah Sedap

I like my ice blended Apple Kiwi Honey

I like my Kopi Ginseng. Very Kaw

Chicken Ham Sandwhich boleh.

I order the sweet and sour chicken but, well, average.

I should have tried mee, but i am not a mee person, so i tried the nasi.

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:31 PM

Last time go to the branch in Giant KD but after seeing my so-called admirer working there.. aiyooooo avoid! Hahahha so funny la.. it seems everywhere I go to makan, sure da fella ada somehow! B thinks he's my BF stalker, kelakar! =-O =-O :* :* :* :* :*

Rizal said... @ 5/7/11 8:32 PM

One thing i like,

the place is cozy. Not too posh and not to warung. Just nice. Price to me is quit ok.

Though Kianfai says such a small serving, i find it kenyang. hehe : )

Mariuca said... @ 5/7/11 8:39 PM

Thanks for the FCSB and TC badges here sweetie, love TUO! :-D :-D :-D :-D

The Twerp and I said... @ 5/7/11 8:52 PM

It looks like a great place to have a long lunch. I'd love to try the fried rice.

Tekkaus said... @ 5/7/11 10:30 PM

I have never tried otak-otak fried rice before. Must be very otak-otak. LOL :D

Tekkaus said... @ 5/7/11 10:31 PM

Wow...this place is really nostalgic aye. There's abascus...old books...soft drink glasses. :D

foongpc said... @ 5/7/11 11:50 PM

I like Otak Otak Place and have been to both Tropicana Mall and One Utama outlets :)

foongpc said... @ 5/7/11 11:51 PM

But I am not fond of otak otak so I dont otak otak there haha!

foongpc said... @ 5/7/11 11:55 PM

I will stick to petai fried rice, but they don't sell petai fried rice at Otak Otak Place right? :)

foongpc said... @ 5/7/11 11:58 PM

I like their breakfast set of coffee, toasted bread with butter and kaya and half boiled eggs. Yumz!! Oh and they have this coffee with ginseng and tongkat ali too! Haha! :)

Jean said... @ 6/7/11 2:12 AM

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Jean said... @ 6/7/11 2:13 AM

hello mon! omg, your photos are making me hungry esp the fried rice otak2! is this the same in BU? i've been there once and it was yummy.. havent try the fried rice otak2 tho'.

Jean said... @ 6/7/11 2:17 AM

eh mon, wer's yr tweet button? mayb i shud refresh yr page.. =-O

Jean said... @ 6/7/11 2:22 AM

yay, saw it, mon! RT oredi! :) Hv a great day, sweet pea! :*

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 8/7/11 1:09 PM

:-D :-D :-D

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 8/7/11 1:10 PM

heya dearie! believe me or not, i havent had any otak otak yet!! =-X =-X :-[ :-[

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 8/7/11 1:11 PM

and am not sure if i will like it or not. but eric said i most probably wont like it. lol

Caroline Ng May Ling said... @ 8/7/11 1:12 PM

the foods look so tempting!! am hungry!! gonna take my lunch for sure! :-D :-D

Life Ramblings said... @ 11/7/11 10:32 PM

the food certainly looks delectable. i love otak-otak but have never tried the fried rice version.

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