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Dinner at Restoran Vnam Kitchen


My neighbour introduced me to this Vietnamese restaurant and so we dropped by last weekend to try it out.   It was packed when we arrived but managed to get a table after waiting for a while.  I was rather amused by the footnote on the menu which caught my eye  ......."If the food is delicious, tell your friends.  If the food is not delicious, please tell us"!
The proprietress of the restaurant was a gusty lady with very good PR.  She apologised to customers for late service, thanked them vehemently for patronising her restaurant and reiterated that they return for more.
When the food came, I clicked away and also checked with the waitress about the ingredients.  I also asked the lady boss about the sauce that went into my dried vermicelli/mong.  She was a bit surprised that I was so inquisitive and also noticed that I was taking shots of the food.  So, I casually told her that  I would like to post her restaurant's food on my blog.  She also mentioned that her husband, the chef had been specialising in Vietnamese food for 12 years in the States and they have outlets in the Klang valley as well. There's an outlet in Wooley Centre, Ipoh Garden but there's not much variety there.
When we asked for the bill, guess what ...... she told us that the pot of tea was complimentary as an appreciation for blogging her restaurant's food and we only paid 18.40  rgt for the scrumptious meal!




Ain't this teapot cute? ..... short and stout.   Imported from Vietnam along with ......


the tea, also from Vietnam.  The tea tasted fine unlike the normal jasmine or pu-er.


Appetiser  .... Cabbage, carrot and chicken shreds, mixed with some tamarind powder, a bit of sugar, topped with roasted peanuts, chopped spring onions and red chilly.  Tastes a bit like kerabu minus the [email protected] 6 rgt.


This is real appetising, light and refreshing!




Chicken noodles in soup .... flat noodles resemble our local 'hor fun' but this is a bit chewy, with slices of deep fried chicken.   Toss in the basil leaves and bean sprouts, yummy, especially the soup. [email protected] 5.90 rgt.



This is my order, dry rice vermicelli with spring roll.  The sauce to go into this bowl of goodies .... Vietnamese fish sauce and some lemon juice [email protected] 6.50 rgt


The flat noodles and  rice vermicelli are all imported from Vietnam as they're not available locally.



Restoran Vnam Kitchen
32 Jalan Seenivasagam
30450 IPOH
Tel : 05-2542633

Comments

  1. The restaurant looks very pleasant and comfortable. I like the teapot.

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  2. i will go and try, Cheah.. long time didnt take viet food.. hope they open in the afternoon.. can go with Elin for our lunch! :p

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  3. Angie, yes the teapot is very cute, just like the kiddy song 'I'm a little tea pot short and stout, here's my handle, here's my stout ....

    Claire
    Yes, go try out with Elin, they open for lunch I think. Call them first and see whether you can book a table, very 'laku'. Viet food not heavy.

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  4. I love the chicken salad dish. Looks very appertizing indeed. Or maybe can try to make my own. hehe... Hope you're having a nice day!
    Cheers, Kristy

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  5. Beautiful tea pot...love it. I love Vietnamese food, especially the one in soup and eat with a big wooden scoop. So kind of them to give you the tea free :D

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  6. Vietnamese cuisine with lots of veggie, likey~~ :)

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