My partner offered to treat my family a dinner at a Chinese restaurant tonight – The Forum Chinese Cuisine. Located at 3rd Floor, Island Plaza in Tanjong Tokong, Penang.
We ordered a Peking Duck, Salt and Pepper King Prawn, Seafood Treasure Claypot, Mince Meat Beancurd, Deep Fried Red Snapper with Ginger sauce and Anchovies Fried Rice. The bill came to MYR$319 or the equivalent of AUD$106, included two large Tiger beer and a pot of chinese tea.
Peking Duck. MYR$70 for two courses. First course was served wrapped in egg pancake with julienne spring onions spread with Hoi Sin sauce. The duck was skillfully carved with skin and a bit of very thin layer of flesh. There was twenty pancakes.
Salt and Pepper King Prawn for MYR$40. Very crunchy, tasty, salty and slightly spicy. Very good. I ate the entire prawn including the well crisped soft shell.
Deep fried snapper in ginger sauce for MYR$55. Garnished with deep fried finely sliced julienne ginger and lots of coriander leaves.
Fried tofu served with minced pork and dried shrimps sauce for MYR$12.
Seafood treasure claypot for MYR$40 – slowly braised with abalone, dried mussels, sea cucumber, shiitake and oyster mushrooms, bok choy.
And, the anchovies fried rice for MYR$12.