pin kee restaurant

Yuen Yee suggested this place called Pinky (Tham?) or Binky for dinner. Since she’s the incumbent of Sunway, having made her bones here, we went with her for the famed buttermilk sotong.

pin kee interior

I would vote for this little girl (being 7 years older allows me to say crap like this ;)) if she ever runs in the election.

Okay, here’s what we had:

pin kee venison

Black pepper venison

I loved this dish. It has a nice and suitably peppery taste to it (suspect it had a lot to do with the name of the dish).

pin kee kung pow pork

Kung pow pork

It’s pork with dried chillies. I love both. I have no complaints. I am a happy man. :)

pin kee mapo tofu

Mapo tofu

It’s tofu. I weep tears when I see tofu. I’m not a big fan of tofu and other Healthy Stuff (TM) to that effect. I had one though.

pin kee veggies

Vegetable with siew yuk (roast pork)

See above. The only redeeming factor is the roast pork fried with the veggies. smirk

pin kee buttermilk squid

Buttermilk sotong

Last but not least (fucking cliched) this dish was pretty good but I would have preferred the calamari (it looks more like calamari than squid to me) to NOT be deep fried before cooking.

pin kee us

L-R: Yuen, Sheng, Kadazan Warrior a.k.a. Karen Mayer, Michelle, Nic, Fresh, me

Conspicuously missing from the photo – Jestina (O Great Leader who guided us to the finale of Left 4 Dead) and Nicholas.

The best part is that is only cost RM 11 per person for dinner!

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25 Responses to “Pin Kee Restaurant”

  1. Squid is calamari. :-P

  2. Their salad sotong also really nice :-)

  3. debbie: Heh! Yup, indeed it is Deb. :)
    subang girl: Come with us! L4D is fun. :)
    Big cow: Oh ya, I think I heard about that too. Gotta try that someday :)

  4. I thought it was the Pin Kee Restaurant in Melaka. Same name I guess. Btw, all those good dishes… 11 bucks per person is cheap!

  5. dude… are u getting “healthier”?? if u know what i mean.. hehhehe

  6. HB, I like that dish called Buttermilk Sotong. I won’t find it in San Francisco for sure and never knew Buttermilk use in Asian cooking which made this so special.

  7. HB, I like that dish called Buttermilk Sotong. I won’t find it in San Francisco for sure and never knew Buttermilk use in Asian cooking which made this so special.

  8. The sotong look dry. I think they over fried it :p I love pork cooked this style. with lots of the buttermilk coating it. :P

  9. chrisblitz: Oh there is a Pin Kee in Melaka? Franchise or totally different place?
    Yup, I think it’s cheap coz they cater for students. There’s Taylors around the corner. :)
    shimmers999: Haha! No, I still don’t like tofu but I would eat a piece of it. :)
    Erica: Yup it’s pretty good, but come to think of it, if it wasn’t deep fried it would come off as a little soggy, so deep fried is good. :)
    chefmel: Nice! You have an eye for detail. It tasted alright was wondering if it would be better just cooked in the buttermilk though. =D

  10. wow you went there! This is my favourite place to eat when I was studying in Inti back then. Good ah!

  11. ehhhh I’m from Subang and thats my favourite shop to eat last time. gosh i miss the buttermilk squid! hahaha yeah and i alway lie to ppl thats my shop :P

  12. Hey that day I bumped into you, you look so slim but in this pic your face look swollen lol.

  13. eiling: Heh! I didn’t even know about this place. Yuen Yee was the one who suggested it. :)
    Oh, Inti is around here too?
    Yeah, the food is pretty good and affordable too! :)
    pinky: Hello Pinky! =D
    HAHA! Yeah, when I first heard the name I thought it was Pinky too. Hmm…sounds pretty popular eh this place?
    Yup, I love the buttermilk squid too! I like buttermilk and all fattening stuff. ;)
    Simon Seow: My weight fluctuates. ;)
    Haha! That rhymes too. I think it’s water retention to some extent on my face. :)

  14. O really… the one in Melaka is near Multimedia Uni and it caters for students too. Good business strategy I guess.

  15. Cheap! That butter milk dish – anything like the butterscotch prawns at Ruby in Sibu? Yums!!! LOL!!!

  16. btw, are u going back to sibu to vote?

  17. chrisblitz: I’m not sure, it’s my first time to Pin Kee too. Sounds pretty popular from what I hear. :)
    suituapui: Ruby is my favorite restaurant in Sibu. Nothing can beat that. Especially Arthur Wee’s coffee. ;)
    I tend to drink beer though. :)
    thomas: Nah, unfortunately I can’t, have some stuff to attend to. :(

  18. I wanna have the butter milk sotong leh…

  19. jfook: Yeah, it’s really good stuff! I don’t know where exactly in Subang it is though, but it’s near Taylors. :)
    subang girl: Alas! I didn’t know that was you Aud! Nevermind, after you come back we go again! =D

  20. SO cheap?!! Seriously i have to try it out one day! *drooling over the buttermilk sotong…*

  21. Joshualaw: Yup! It’s one of the cheapest tai chow places I’ve seen. My dinner tonight was about RM 70. Also tai chow. :)

  22. OMG!The Kung Pow Pork make me remember kuching..
    The Kung Pow Pork like very mmmm… delicious!!

  23. Mizkadiah: Yup, one of my favorites too! Kung pow anything. I love kung pow deer meet too, it’s very tender. :)

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