Charbroiled Fresh Scallops – Da On Korean Fine Dining

My favourite seafood – a luxury treat from Datin Su Wai Fun Day. She knows her food, as she is not only a chef trained by Le Cordon Bleu Academy but is also organiser of the annual Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival or MIGF.

Garibi Gui @ Da On Fine Korean Cuisine

Charbroiled fresh scallops. Yumz.

Da On Fine Korean Cuisine is at Level 6, Pavilion KL.

Olympus OM-D, ISO 1000, f6, 1/80 sec.

#food #korean #dining #scallops #daon #pavilionkl

Waiter, There’s A Beauty Queen Mussel In My Pineapple

Waiter, There’s A Beauty Queen Mussel In My Pineapple.

Was quite pleased with my own order of Pineapple Fried Rice. The dish is normally fried rice served in a hollowed out pineapple half. This is the Piña Colada of the local food world. Normally some pineapple pieces are fried together for aroma and authenticity.

Didn’t expect it to be Seafood Pineapple Fried Rice that included a mussel perched on a pedestal, like some freshly crowned and seated beauty pageant winner, some prawns and slices of white fish. I scrapped out some pineapple flesh and it tasted juicy and good too.

Sorry, I didn’t include the prices earlier. PuiSee Chu generously paid, snatched and hid the bill from me. Got a scolding from her when I requested to see the prices on Messenger just now. There is a terrorist streak in every woman, no matter how angelic.

She relented and I found out this wonderful dish is RM 15 94 before tax. Will update the prices of the other two dishes from U-Village Restaurant later. The popular restaurant was already full before lunch time proper.

#chinesefood #friedrice #pineapple #hongkong #sungaiwangplaza #lunch #foodphotography #uvillage

Oh Glorious Oh Chien

Might as well look at the Oh Chien (oyster omelette) dish again through the GM-1 camera. Also many were asking for the address and specific directions.

There are like a million seafood restaurants by the seaside and it can be confusing. Finding a good and fairly priced one may be like finding a needle in a haystack. We were simply lucky acting on gut feelings. Pun unintended. Address given below.

Here you can better see the oysters are fresh, plentiful and peanut sized. In comparison, many roadside hawkers and food courts serve a version where you need a magnifying glass to pick out the oysters.

Restaurant Seafood New Hock Heng Huat Tg Sepat. Non-halal.
522 Jalan Tiga, Seafront, Tanjung Sepat. Tel: 016 647 8775

It is next to a big Chinese temple and next to the more prominently advertised Bay Watch Restaurant. Look for Jalan Tepi Laut. It is next to the old jetty being rebuilt now.

Panasonic Lumix GM-1, ISO 250, f3.8, 1/250 sec.

#ohchien #lunch #oyster #tgsepat #seafood #ohchien #goldcoast #selangor

La La Land Again

He correctly noted that the original image of Lala or clams fried with bee hoon or vermicelli from the Asus phone (on Facebook) could do with more DOF or depth of field. It was his polite and tactful way of saying it was not perfectly focused. Nice guy. 🙂

I looked at the image back home on a big screen and try to figure out what went wrong. We sat at a table at edge of the restaurant, where there was too much sun spilling in. While the free lighting was appreciated, it also meant one thing.

The Lala Fried Vermicelli’s image on the phone was glared out on the screen. It was near impossible to judge focus. Good thing, I took a shot with the GM-1. This GM-1 image had better depth as it was running with a smaller (deeper) aperture, plus the camera has an array of audio and visual focus confirmation.

It was still not ideal as the GM-1 has no viewfinder either, only LCD. I was using the 12 to 50 mm OM-D 5 kit lens and the lens is still crazy sharp considering the abuse it received. In comparison, the phone was running at f2 and was too shallow for its purpose.

Panasonic Lumix GM-1, ISO 320, f6.3, 1/250 sec.

Restaurant Seafood New Hock Heng Huat Tanjung Sepat.

#clams #lunch #lala #seafood #tgsepat #m43 #dof

Kailan Stir Fried With Cloves Of Garlic In Oyster Sauce

Uncle William loved the garlic. I don’t. Haha. The dish was shiny and deep green, I tried to capture its glossy look. The leafy kailan is known as the Chinese kale.

Panasonic GM-1, ISO 1000, f4, 1/200 sec.

#foodphotography #kailan #garlic #green #chongfatt #chinesefood #cny