Heee, as some of you might have seen my previous post on Famous Yew Char Kuih & Ham Chi Peng that is located next to them, is actually related as I went on the same day. Lets head to next door which is the famous Zi Wei Yuen Steamboat Restaurant which is very famous in Raja Uda. One of the reason they are famous is because of the soup base, which is the only super important ingredient for steamboat.
I have been talking with my family and friends to come and dine at this restaurant for like bout 1 n half years already till date it was all wrong timing and since this round I am quite free and my friends love this restaurant, the agreed without any hesitation since its their favorite also.
To make an efford here, it is highly advise to reach here before 7pm or after 9pm as during peak dinner hours, you have to fight with many families to get a spot in the area as its super pack.
This is what I mean as those who are standing are hunting for a table, so you better disperse your family members or friends to get a spot.
We lazy to order what is in the menu therefore we go for their set dinner, my friends opted for the most expensive set RM220 that consist of at least 10-14 items if I am not mistaken.
All the hungry people are ready in action . .
One of the thing that they are famous for is their special signature Fish Head Steamboat that available in two version, with fried fish head or the steam type. We choose the steam type then another attraction is that their soup base is milky version that you cant really find that in Penang and mostly I would say its the KL version.
Not only that, they use charcoal steamboat version to make it more nice. I only have charcoal steamboat when I went back to my grandmother’s village at some where deep in mainland only get to enjoy it.
This is what happen when the pour everything inside and waiting for it to boil as charcoal takes time to make it cook.
Find that the soup base is aromatic and sweet, as you can taste that they really take something to boil it long time to make it there and milky version of soup just make it look interesting. As you refill the soup many times then the soup gets more salty towards the end and the base.
Another thing that best pair with the steamboat is their own homemade chili sauce, that dip along with the ingredient is just perfect.
After a while after the dinner most of us gets very thirsty and I guess that they have added on alot of MSG to make us drink lots of water after that. No doubt that the soup base is good that we drank alot of the soup and just need to drink alot of water hours later. 😀
Its pretty good and worth to try. . .
-= Ka Ching =-
Food Rating 7.5/10 pretty good . . -stamped-
–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-
Zi Wei Yuan Steam Boat
No. 6525, Jalan Raja Uda
Tel: 04-331 2736 / 012-452 4741
Biz Hour: 6pm to 11pm, off every Wednesday