Credit to Aqil Roosely, Athirah Huda and Shafiq Kamaruddin for the recommendation.
We first heard of this place a while back before we finally decided to give it a visit. Word-of-mouth was, "this places serves a huge platter of Nasi goreng ketam!" and "the meal looked like it was meant for 3 so I took half an hour to finish it..". Other things that were said, "it does not have a proper premise" and "it is right beside the road". Well, all we can say is that the first half is true, and the later is not so true anymore. They DO serve big portions of everything and they DO NOT locate by the side of the road anymore as they have now relocated to a new permise.
A little interesting info regarding the owner, William is of baba nyonya descent and he also has a smaller brother by the name of Murni who also happen to own a restaurant by the name of "Murni Discovery" which is quite famous too. The difference being, Murni is a franchised restaurant. From what we saw, William is a huge cat lover and a friendly person. But it takes a little while to warm up to him and his sense of humour. Haha. You can tell how passionate he is of what he does, just by looking at his meals. Also he does a massive CRM at work. Don't know what it means? Google it.
|Soda herb. RM8. A spectacle to the eye, a wonder to the mouth. A friend of ours said "looks like an aquarium". Consists of serai, sour plum, lemon, mint leaves and lotsa lotsa lychee. Must order! Nothing like you have ever tasted before.|
|Anti Pesto. Premier (Full). RM50. HUGE. We though this was an appetizer. LOL. It is overall a whole-hearty dish consisting of hotdogs, salami, pepperoni, chicken wings, sliced smoked duck, beef(2 medium ones), lamb(2 big ones), ribs(2 big ones) and finally mashed potatoes in the middle. For the quantity you are getting, it is quite worth the price! A meal like this in any western restaurants such as TGIF or Tony Romas would have easily cost up to RM80-RM100. My advice, strictly for sharing. Taste wise, everything tasted just okay individually. We prefer to have more bbq sauce on the ribs.|
|Meatball carbonara. RM20. HUGE. Biggest bowl of pasta we've ever eaten. The spagetthi is literally "bathed" in carbonara sauce. IMO the sauce was tastless and had a funny texture. It did not have that level of freshness in it. Might be due to fasting month busy-ness. Other than that, the meatballs are fantastic!|
|Nasi goreng ketam. RM25. |
|Gouda cheese naan. RM10. William said "kalau nak perempuan suka, kasi makan Gouda. nanti dia tergoda." NICE. haha. 2 layers of naan filled with cheese in between accompanied by butter, caramel and chocolate sauce. Both sauces are mixed with condensed milk thus giving it the thick and sticky texture. Trust me, the naan is already good by itself, but it would taste much better if you mix it with all 3 condiments together. =D|
|Butter noodles with beef bacon and grilled ayam pandan. RM20. The ayam pandan is one of the best we've ever tasted. Trully delicious. Don't expect the noodles to taste like butter just because of its name, it tastes of sos kicap with a lot of spicyness towards the edge. A REALLY spicy meal due to the cili api.|
|Nasi mandy with harissa chicken and morrocon chicken. RM30. A dish for big eaters. Or you can share.|
|Basmati rice was used. Comes with 2 vegetable dishes. IMHO, the rice lacks in flavour and the fullfillness you get when eating a mandy rice. But it was fulffy enough that we enjoyed it nonetheless.|
|Harissa (black seasoning) = Garlic sauce. Morrocon (red seasoning) = Paprika sauce. Spicy. Both were well cooked and grilled to perfection.|
|Vanilla panna cotta. RM10. Served cold with chocolate caramel sauce. An awesome dessert! Somehow the taste and shape reminded us of ricotta cheese. (which was used during our experiment of baking lasagneXD)|
Dishing it out: As you can see, everything is HUGE in this shop from the drinks to pasta and grilled items. It is rare that you can find a shop that has both -Quality- and -Quantity- checked in BOTH their meals and beverages. The variety/food combination also makes it more interesting. Just be careful not to overwork on the Quantity side (which you would be prone to given the serving portion) as the law of marginal utility is highly at work here. The meal taste great and of high quality, but the more you taken in the Quantity the less of Quality you seem to enjoy. Get it? We only disovered this after visiting the shop for the 2nd time and we found that the best way to enjoy William's meal, is by SHARING. =)
Coming back for more value: YES this place brings so much wonder you can not help yourself to come back. Will try their Aglio olio pasta and nasi goreng risotto. Yes. Risotto.
GPS Coordinates: N3.11637,E101.60490
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..and that's our "DISH" of the day!!!!!