Saturday, October 10, 2009

Jaya Palace @ Petaling Jaya

We came here expecting good food, but were happily surprised by great food.

Braised village chicken with Chinese sausage. The chicken was relatively bland, but the deliciously sweet sausages made up for it.

Their barbecued meats are to die for. I could easily and happily have polished off a plate of this crisp siew yoke on my own.

The char siew was sensational. Sweet, sticky and soft in exactly the right way.

Sauteed petola with dried prawns and salted egg yolk. Creamy comfort food. I had never heard of petola before this, though everyone else on the table seemed to know it well.

Tea-smoked duck. The meat was tender and bursting with flavour, while the skin was exquisitely crisp. Perhaps the best duck I've had all year.

Stir-fried pork neck with three varieties of mushrooms. Totally forgettable.

Braised pork trotter in abalone sauce. Not bad, but some parts were too chewy.

Fried glutinous rice with preserved meat. Another outstanding dish. Every bite was a delight, brilliantly accentuated by the lap cheong fragrance.

Jaya Palace,
Wisma LYL, Jalan 51A/223,
Petaling Jaya.
Tel: 7968-2000


  1. That is a LOT of meat! More than the two of you, I presume? I hear the dimsum here is pretty good too. Ooh that's an idea. Dimsum today!!

    1. Yeah, dim sum is superb
      Just downstairs of my office ^^

    2. Yeah, dim sum is superb
      Just downstairs of my office ^^

  2. Hahaa..i was strolling dwn, mouth watering..thinking of a makan trip there and who to drag along..words of " I had all year.." jumping off at me...and then.. "Totally forgettable".

    Stopped my finger strolling the side bar on its tracks. LOL.

    But overall a gd place for chinese.. yums!

  3. 550ml: yeps, it was a group meal for a change. dim sum sounds like it would be great, but i think i'm going back to bed now! :D
    tng: yeah, learn from my mistakes! but make sure to order the siew yoke, char siew, duck and rice!

  4. Where's wisma LYL? Is it where BAT roundabout is?

  5. qwazymonkey: actually it's near the asia jaya lrt station ... u'll see it on the federal highway on your left if you're driving toward kl...