Friday, April 2, 2010

Luk Yu Tea House @ Starhill

A comfortable outlet to visit if you're craving dim sum at midnight.

Complimentary appetiser, combining some sort of crispy "ikan bilis"-like fish with slices of raw veggies & fruits in a sour-&-spicy sauce.

Glutinous rice with whole abalone. Irresistibly decadent; the soft, flavoursome rice blended perfectly with the melt-in-the-mouth abalone.

Fresh-tasting prawns coated in nuts & wasabi sauce. A terrific mix of tastes and textures.

Fried noodles with prawns. Absolutely addictive; thankfully, this wasn't greasy or mushy _ the main pitfalls for fried noodles.

Well-prepared Shanghainese "pot-sticker" dumplings, with juicy minced pork stuffing and reasonably crisp skin that wasn't burnt or overly stiff.

Stir-fried sliced beef. Tender, flavour-packed meat with crispy crullers.

Seafood porridge. Tasted comfortingly warm and nutritious, with enough slices of fish and prawns to surmount the blandness that often afflicts porridge.

Chrysanthemum eight treasures tea.

Luk Yu Tea House,

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  1. they r open at midnite?? i thought the whole of starhill closes at 9pm?

    but what a supper it was if u really had it at midnite

  2. I think the food's pretty good here despite the place appearing more of a tourist trap.

  3. wah dim sum at midnight?!! This is so interesting. The price? Is it a killer?

  4. joe: starhill's feast gallery has great opening hours! last orders at all the outlets on this floor are at midnight =)
    lemongrass: yeah, the restaurants here have managed to maintain their standards after nearly a decade! pretty impressive :D
    eiling: yep, i usually don't get to have dim sum, since it's mostly served during the daytime. prices here are a bit steep though, probably equivalent to hotel chinese restaurants...

  5. Good thing i dun eat so late! ;)

  6. tng: heheh, maybe someday your eating habits will evolve and u'll start snacking after midnight :D

  7. I woke up in the middle of a night with the worse post-binge drinking hunger pangs 2 nights ago. And all I had was frozen french fries!! Oh to think! To think what joy I would have derived from this!

  8. min: those accursed midnight munchies will be the downfall of all of us someday! i keep my home totally snack-free, so there's nothing to nibble on whenever i'm famished =)

  9. Hi Sean,

    Just to state that Luk Yu tea house is halal and does not serve pork. Just so your Malay readers can visit too :)

    Love your blog btw! Thanks!

  10. Adreanna: thanks for the note, as well as the very kind remarks! :D