Saturday, February 4, 2012

Planet Popcorn

Catching a movie at Sunway Pyramid? While we can't formally endorse sneaking food into the multiplex, it's tempting to peek at Planet Popcorn.

Flavors whipped up at this kiosk are commendably brazen, going beyond caramel & cheese to include wasabi, chocolate, coffee, curry & seaweed.

Consumed fresh from its airtight packaging, the popcorn here is crunchy but lacks warmth. Also, its flavors taste too mild to leave a lasting memory.

TGV's premium "Popcorn Royale, on the other hand, will send a sugar shock to the system. Richly coated in caramel, it's sold in big, pricey tins for sharing.

Need more sustenance before the show? Irish Potato occupies a stand outside TGV, serving steaming-hot fries drowned in thick melted cheese.

A bit further to walk, to burn the calories, there's Ninja Joe for pork burgers.

Big Boss burger with cheese & bacon. Satisfactory for a fast, inexpensive snack.

Something healthier: Moo Cow, for frozen yogurt. Here's one of their recent monthly specials, a Mandarin orange-flavored tangy treat, topped with dried cranberries. Refreshingly fruity.

And finally, to wash everything down: Kim Gary's blend of hot fresh milk with raw egg. Not for the squeamish, though it's certainly not as gross as it sounds.

Planet Popcorn & more,
Sunway Pyramid.
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26 comments:

  1. Is Planet Popcorn better than the Garett's? Which one is your true love? :P

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    1. CK: hahah, that's an easy choice. i was NEVER in love with Planet Popcorn! :D

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    2. @ckiong: Hahahaha - I TOLD YOU. :P

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  2. hmm i really wonder .. how they make the popcorn so crispy..
    i read some blog that it still cripsy till the next day ..
    what is their secret????

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    1. Simple Person: oh, the bag is sealed really air-tight! it seems like the best packaging for popcorn in kl :D

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  3. Wats this? Pop, Potato, Pork n Cow...bewildering =)

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    1. Ulric: heheh, all-in-one post! :D

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  4. Eh, wasn't Irish Potato AFTER the show? Hehe, I like your creative re-ordering of your movie day sustenance. :P

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    1. Kenny: you caught me! but as you well know, one needs some artistic license/creative liberty to tell a story, ahem :P

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  5. That popcorn looks sinfully calorific. I love a good caramel blend.

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    1. The Yum List: ya, the TGV premium popcorn is as sinful as caramel popcorn gets! it feels like thousands of calories per serving! :D

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  6. Looks like a nice movie date! :P
    With the snacks and all thrown in. I could have mistaken this post written by a young teenager on his/her movie night out! wahahahaha

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    1. TNG: heheh, it was fun. gosh, i wouldn't mind being a teenager again. but just for one week, maximum! :D

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  7. You really can eat a lot! You need to share your secret with me -- how u manage to get so much food down and stay slim!

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    1. Baby Sumo: heh, i'm not exactly slim though ... i think i'm at least 10 pounds overweight! :D

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  8. Thats quite a lot of food to consume in one outing.

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    1. Smitten By Food: heheh, the more the merrier (as far as food is concerned) :D

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  9. I like Ninja Joe's Big Boss too. But I dislike their fries. Maybe I should smuggle Irish Potatoes fries into Ninja Joe's outlet. Hehe.

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    1. Chong: ooh, i actually smuggled planet popcorn into kim gary, and the waiters were kind enough to not kick me out. hahah :D

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  10. you should try the hot coke with ginger at kim gary. it's rather interesting albeit sounding really weird.

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    1. Michelle: coke with ginger does sound tempting! thanks for the info :D

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  11. Love the Big Boss at Ninja Joe...cheap and yummy!

    Hardly catch movies in Sunway so its gonna be some time before I get to taste Planet Popcorn. Perhaps I will have to pack it and eat at home since they have zip lock bags. Brilliant idea with the ziplock bags, right?

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    1. Missyblurkit: I'd like to try ninja joes' other burger flavors too sometime :D oops, I forgot to mention, there's another planet popcorn at berjaya times square too :D

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    2. BTS makes it a tad more convenient for me to pick it up then:D

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  12. hopefully the popcorn aren't as pricey as the ones from garrett popcorn

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    1. Eiling: oh, slightly cheaper, if i remember correctly :D

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