Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Tong's Roast Workshop

Meat and more meat might be the motto of this pork-and-fowl specialist at Fraser Business Park.

Let's start with the good news: Tong's Roast Workshop's char siew is wet and wondrous.

The bad news: the siew yok is disastrously dry.

Roast duck. Well-executed and reasonably priced; RM25 pays for half a duck.

Three types of chicken are available; the steamed version might be the healthiest. Mercifully, most of these dishes remain available through late in the evening.

Roast chicken. Won't linger in our memory, but we had no complaints while eating it.

Our favorite: braised chicken _ the juiciest and most flavorsome of them all.

Noodles with mushrooms and shredded chicken. Savor this hearty recipe while it's hot!

Fresh-tasting taugeh to cap a spectacularly stomach-stuffing meal for only two of us.

Beer and ice-blended beverages are available at Tong's Roast Workshop.

Tong's Roast Workshop,
Fraser Business Park,
Jalan Metro Pudu, Off Jalan Yew, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-9222-2218
Closed Sundays.
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26 comments:

  1. From the photo, the siew yuk looks ok. Too bad it tasted dry.

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    1. Baby Sumo: yeah, not sure if this might have been an end-of-the-day dryness. it was past 8pm by the time we ordered the food (the restaurant closes around 10pm, i think) =)

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  2. Beer? seriously? :P
    It wasn't you that ordered it right?

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    1. TNG: heh, ya, it wasn't me. for once, i was the one drinking the ice-blended, while my friend had the beer. it was a carlsberg or tiger, i think, and i don't really like those beers. no other alcoholic beverages served here =)

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    2. I bet if they had Sapporo n Suntory Premium...u would have had one...hehe :P

      This is pretty near my ofis on the way back home...will check tis out...thanx =)

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    3. Ulric: heh, yeah, i wouldn't mind japanese beers =) ya, it's pretty accessible from jalan tun razak, though a bit tricky from one of the turnoffs...

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  3. wet char siew..aint my prefered way of serving it..i prefered sticky caramelized char siew..like this:

    http://iamtraveladdict.blogspot.com/2011/03/2-in-1-crunchy-skin-meat-hunt.html

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    1. Cindy: heh, the char siew here wasn't actually wet in the watery sense, but wet in the sticky sense, i think =)

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  4. ekkkk what a pity the siew yoke isn't good :( though, everything else looks good especially the char siew!!!!!!! :D

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    1. Vien: if i ever return here, i should try the siew yok again. maybe they were having a bad siew yok day, heh =)

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  5. The char siew looks good, I love the char siew with some fat on it. :D

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    1. CK: ya, don't give me dry and lean char siew. i might reject it :D

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  6. Wow.. I miss roast chicken la... It's been a long long time I never had simple roast chicken rice...and the braised chicken successfully triggers my appetite!

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    1. Eunice: ya, i only have chicken rice once every few months, but whenever i have it, i look forward to it and usually enjoy it :D

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  7. yup the char siu looks delicious and looks like the ming kee char siu..

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    1. Simple Person: ooh, i think i've not had the char siu at ming kee before. can't really remember, cos all the outlets at tong shin and jalan alor are confusing for me, heh =)

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  8. that glistering fats, awww

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    1. KY: bad for the heart, but it makes the heart melt =)

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  9. The chicken looks just okay to me. But I'm quite interested on "Noodles with mushrooms and shredded chicken" =)

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    1. Melissa: yeah, i'd only really recommend the braised chicken. but the noodles are also worthwhile, and they taste as good as they look =)

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  10. Meatily good...and it can probably be a dinner option next week. I think I overdosed on crispy roast pork dinner today:(

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    1. Missyblurkit: sounds like a very hearty dinner that you had! but yeah, by next week, hopefully your roast pork cravings will come roaring back! :D

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  11. did you know that this shop started off as a stall at Win Heng Seng Kopitiam (the corner kopitiam at Jalan Imbi)? I hardly eat their stuff though cos whenever I'm there it's always the pork ball noodles (sarm karn chong) kekeke

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    1. BabeKL: Ooo, I didn't realize that. I think I've never been to Win Heng Seng (I'm assuming its stalls are mainly open only during the daytime). Pork ball noodles sound appetizing though :D

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  12. wah the char siew here looks very fatty!

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    1. Eiling: deliciously fatty, definitely :D

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