Saturday, December 7, 2013

Restoran Istilah (formerly Sri Paandi)

Restoran Istilah
36 Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 1
Taman Tun Dr Ismail
60000 Kuala Lumpur
(Coordinates: E101° 37' 45.8" N3° 8' 28.0")

All done gallivanting with his new friends, we picked Brendan up and headed to Taman Tun for dinner. We had meant to try a food court called Plaza Rasta located along Jalan Datuk Sulaiman but parking proved to be a challenge. We drove on and ended up along Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad.

We were in the neighbourhood some time back looking for a restaurant called Sri Paandi only to find out later that it underwent a change of owners and with it, a change in name.

we're back!
what used to be known as Sri Paandi
cold cold dishes
she didn't know it at the time
her spiced fried chicken cutlets
I spy with my little eye.. a banana leaf beckons?
cold fried chicken?
the variety of curries
the vegetable section


Still trying to maintain some semblance of a low-carb diet, Cat and I decided against having the banana leaf experience. Brendan who had his fill of pizza earlier during his outing with his friends prematurely pronounced that he will not be joining us for dinner. Cat had Spiced Fried Chicken Cutlets with white rice while I sampled the Chilied Sardines with a smattering of Fried Bitter gourd and Tofu and a modest serving of white rice.

my chilied sardines with tofu and bitter gourd
Cat's spiced fried chicken cutlets with cabbages
the usual beverages
bon appetit (he eventually succumbed to the call of curry!)


Oh, and the lure of curry was too great for Brendan to resist so he ended up having a plate of rice with (what else) Chicken Curry. The verdict? Taste wise it is comparable to most other Southern Indian type restaurants but we had issues with the distinct lack of temperature in the dishes. In other words, the dishes (including the rice) were served cold! Oh well, at least we warmed up to the fact that the bill came to a pretty miserly RM24.40, well within the reach of the everyday person.

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