Who would have thought that Tanjung Bunga, Penang delicacies can be brought all the way from the food heaven island to the very busy area SS2, Petaling Jaya. The shop front looks simple, but wait until you step into the restaurant. You will instantly feel like a gastronomic fortune from all the delicious aroma from the spices.
The ambience might be simple and old-fashioned, but the space is very hygienic and comfortably air-conditioned. It is a good indicator that they are actually focusing on what’s important rather than spending money on unnecessary décors.
Once you are done inspecting the interior, take a seat and start flipping through the rather extensive menu consists of Penang Nyonya specialities. The ultimate favourite dish of all time is definitely the Fish Head Curry. Prepared using garoupa, you will love how the dish is a genuinely, essentially, Penang Nyonya cuisine. Fresh fish is used which result in tender and appetising fish texture, along with the overflowing of various veggies and mint leaves in the spicy and rich curry broth.
Another signature dish of Tanjung Bungah Restaurant is the Fried Asam Prawn. It is cooked just like the traditional recipe that will eventually make you reminiscing back the good old time when your mum used to prepare it for you. Tiger prawns are used in the cooking which produces their own sweetness and filled with extracts of dark soya sauce and asam. However, your trip here won’t be complete after tasting the delectable Nyonya Fried Chicken. What you will love most about it is the homemade marinating sauce that is made using a unique blend of spices and sauces making it taste like an authentic Penang Nyonya delicacy.
If you're looking for light yet delicious bites, their otak-otak and fried popiah are highly recommended. End your meal with a sweet treat – cendol made with high-quality dark and smoky gula Melaka!