June 19, 2011

Dinner @ Delicious

We finally made it to Delicious @ Straits Quay (another new restaurant). We had wanted to on many other occasions but never made it.  This restaurant occupies the whole ground floor. I liked what I saw as we approached the restaurant. The colour scheme looked pleasant in white and different shades of blue. The restaurant stretched from one end of the block to the other end. In simple words, it is humongous compared to the others at this place. The birdcages lightings looked beautiful and attractive. If you are a non-diner, there is the lounge area for some light snacks. At Delicious you can find both Western and Asian food. There are chicken curry, steamed chicken and many others. It is an East meet West kind of restaurant.Hubby ordered the Pan-seared cod served with sautéed prawns on ratatouille (rm48.90). There was nothing special about the dish except the portion served. It is just simple dish prepared with little oil. We would describe it as healthy cooking for healthy eating. Oil was used sparingly in the preparation of the fish. Even the potatoes were cubed and deep-fried slightly.
I had the Pan-seared Crispy skin salmon. That was something different as the skin of the salmon was crispy and it was well seasoned. Other than the skin, the others were just normal.We felt that a little bit more of the vegetables would justify the price charged. The thing we noted was the salmon and cod were very fresh (rm39.90). There was a break in communication and our soup order was not noted. Thus, it arrived after the main course. The cream of mushroom soup had me disappointed. I would say both of us were not happy. The soup was thick and had plenty of chopped mushrooms. The unpleasant taste about the soup was it was not creamy thick. It was 'starchy' thick. We were fortunate to have ordered only one bowl (rm13.90).We had a 'fight' (LOL) between salad and another main dish. Hubby felt that his main course was a too little. We settled for another main dish. It was homemade pesto pasta (rm19.90). We added rm6.90 for the grilled chicken slices. I loved the pesto pasta and the shredded cheddar gave an extra taste. However, hubby did not like the pesto pasta. The pesto suited me wonderfully. I enjoyed it to the last strand and last bit of sauce.There was a wide array of desserts on sale at Delicious. There were tiramisu, chocolate moist, mousse, apple crumble, different types of cup cakes and many others. I felt sinful just looking. Both of us gave the desserts a miss as one had too much soup. The other had too much pesto pasta.We decided that on our next visit, we would dine alfresco. The view of the marina was beautiful at night. DELICIOUS is located @ 3C-G-3 & 3A. Ground Floor, Straits Quay. Tel Contact: 04-8998555. Open 10am-12am (Weekdays). 9am-12am (Weekends & Public holidays). :o)
Delicious is located at 3C-G-3 & 3A Ground Floor Straits Quay, Penang. Tel No: 04-8998555. Open 10am-12am (Weekdays). 9am-12am (Weekends & Public Holidays). :o) **10% Service Charge & 6% Government Tax.


Nava.K said...

The salmon looks good, my hubby will love this. I have prepared grilled salmon at home and the skin too turned very crispy.

Bubbles...ooo said...

Food prepared in a simple way. See, even you can cook the salmon and make the skin crispy! LOL. Best wishes.:o)