I think this should be a pretty well-known eatery. With more than a century of history, something got to be special that made it still standing after so long right? As it was near my girlfriend's house, we decided to explore it on a weekend night!
Call me a pampered Singaporean, but I was slightly overwhemed by the heat coming from the kitchen on the 1st floor. Unwilling to eat with hot air blowing at me for the entire meal, I ventured upstairs and discovered an entire seating area with aircon, and its looks cleaner and less greasy than downstairs too!
Nothing extraordinary, but still pleasent to drink. I haven't really figure it out, but anyone care to enlighten me, what exactly is this difference between teh cino and teh terik?
Actually I didn't intend to order this (Was initially going for the mutton murtabak), but i thought I should give it a try since they recommended their briyani selections as well. First of all, the portion was really huge, my plate was overflowing with rice, burying a giant chunk of mutton. Taste-wise, the mutton was quite tender and well-flavoured with curry, but the rice wasn't really to my liking, being too dry and lumps sticking together.
Man this is one mean murtabak! The sheer size of it was already an eye-opener, to think that we went for its small size. (I saw even more mega ones on other tables..) The sardine spilled out as we opened the middle, while we realised it was made with an egg prata and another suspected piece of plain one. The texture was the chewy type, satisfying with its thick layer and mouthfuls of sardine!
Out of gluttony, I ordered another piece but was surprisely told that they didn't sell plain, so i had to settle for a egg one instead. Again, it was only okay and not as good as its murtabak.
I couldn't remember the exact amount, but i think it was lower than $13 for the both of us, which i find to be reasonably cheap for their portion, aircon surroundings and prompt services. But I have to say this, I was extremely thirsty after the meal. Will probably return for its mutton murtabak, but go easy on the MSG please?