Food Around Me: Lakse for breakfast

Let me introduce you to Malaysian food that you cannot find anywhere except in Malaysia. Originally the food is from Kelantan which is north-east of Peninsular Malaysia. It is called Lakse for the Kelantanese (pronounce as Luck-say) or some of the non-Kelantanese would call it Laksam (pronounce as Luck-some). My family would eat Lakse for breakfast. Am not sure if other people would eat Lakse other than breakfast though – maybe some would eat it for dinner I guess.

Lakse

Lakse

Lakse - up close

Lakse – up close

Lakse is made with very thick flat white rice flour noodles. Soaked in a rich, full-bodied white gravy of boiled fish  flesh and coconut milk. It is then garnished with raw vegetables like shredded cabbage, cucumber, bean sprout and long beans. To add the some adventure, we normally have it with blended red cili padi (translation: Bird’s eye chili) to add in the spiciness. Traditionally Laksa is eaten with hands rather than with eating utensils.

A must try in Malaysia!

Food Around Me: Ozeki Tokyo, Menara TA

Japanese food craving kicks in again! So we head to Menara TA at Jalan P Ramlee. Was disappointed when we arrived to see that the restaurant is closed until end of June for the renovation works =( But I am going to write a review anyway from my previous visit.

If you ask me, comparing Ozeki Tokyo with Sushi Zanmai – which one would I prefer? I would choose Ozeki! It is authentic Japanese restaurant and the food is just….. indescribable! But pricing wise, it is slightly higher if you were to compare with Sushi Zanmai – but who cares! As long as it is delicious and plus it is only once a while.

They are open  daily at certain times only, mainly lunch and dinner.

They have lunch menu that you can choose from. My basic choice would be cold soba with hot fried tempura. It comes with fruits and some other small dishes that goes with the main and salad which you can go craaazzzy with because the dressing is so delicious that you wonder if you could buy it off the counter.

Salad with yummy dressing

Salad with yummy dressing

Cold soba with fried tempura

Cold soba with fried tempura

Hot soba with california rolls

Hot soba with california rolls

My next to do list when I step into this restaurant is to get to know the exact pricing for the lunch meal sets and the food names from the menu! Let’s hope that they open soon after the renovation is completed.

 Ozeki Tokyo Restaurant @ Menara TA One
Menara TA One, Ground Floor
No. 22, Jalan P. Ramlee
Kuala Lumpur
Website

Business Hours:

Lunch: 12:30 – 02:30pm
Dinner: 6:20pm – 11:00 pm
(Last order: 10:30pm)

Telephone: +60 3 2166 4263
Email: ozeki@ozeki.com.my