24 April 2014

McDonald’s GCB is back for good!

Did you miss McDonald’s Grilled Chicken Burger (GCB)'s whole tender chicken thigh grilled to perfection, paired with char-grilled sauce on a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce nestled between two golden, toasted warm sesame seed buns? You can now enjoy it 365 days a year!

On each and every occasion during the limited time offer, McDonald’s received overwhelming suggestions through its communications channels to make the GCB available on a daily basis and finally, the GCB will be permanently on their menu!

The GCB will be available at all McDonald’s restaurants in Peninsular Malaysia from 3 April 2014 and in East Malaysia from 7 April 2014 onwards as an ala carte menu item and also as a set meal with Fries and a Soft Drink, priced from RM 9.95.

GCB Single Patty?
GCB Single Patty?

Or GCB Double Patty? Your pick!
Or GCB Double Patty? Your pick!

To celebrate the launch of grilled chicken permanently on the menu and reward their most passionate customers, McDonald’s is organizing "The Ultimate Grilled Chicken Lover" contest from 15 April to 14 May 2014. To prove that they are true grilled chicken lovers, customers can grab GCBs at McDonald’s, collect their receipts, and mail them by 20th May 2014 to:

"The Ultimate Grilled Chicken Lover Contest,
Suite 505, PG-15A, Jaya33, Jalan Semangat, Seksyen 13,
46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor."

GCB is here to stay!
GCB is here to stay!

Not enough? Grab some coffees and sundaes too!
Not enough? Grab some coffees and sundaes too!

The top 5 customers with the highest number of GCBs purchased will win 1 year’s supply of the GCBs.
The 6th – 15th placed winners will win 1 month’s supply and the 16th – 50th placed winners will be rewarded with 1 week’s supply of GCBs. Contest details will be shared on www.facebook.com/My.McDonalds and via in-store leaflets.

Enjoying my GCB. My mouth is not as big as the burger's LOL!
Enjoying my GCB.
My mouth is not as big as the burger's LOL!

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22 April 2014

Beijing Roasted Duck @ Si Chuan Dou Hua, PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

From 13 May to 15 June, talented chefs at Si Chuan Dou Hua will be crafting elegant Beijing Roasted Duck dishes. Slow-roasted and succulent, the duck skin, bones and meat will be prepared into a variety of dishes of your choice.

Chef Foong Koon Sang with over 30 years of experience
Chef Foong Koon Sang with over 30 years of experience

Eight Treasures Tea
Eight Treasures Tea

We were greeted at Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant by the Tea Connoisseur who presents the humble act of tea art. With a metre-long nose bronze tea kettle, he combines the skills of Chinese martial arts, dance and gymnastics to perform elegant tea-pouring moves.

Tea Connoisseur
Tea Connoisseur

Beijing Roasted Duck
Beijing Roasted Duck

Roasted until golden brown, the crispy duck skin is delicately carved in front of diners to prepare the unconventional Duck Skin wrapped with Seaweed and Julienne Legumes. It is then wrapped in seaweed along with cucumber, spring onions and sweet sauce. Best to be eaten when served or the seaweed will turn soggy after absorbing the sauce.

Duck Bone with Salted Vegetable and Bean Curd Soup
Duck Bone with Salted Vegetable and Bean Curd Soup

The duck bones are used to prepare the Duck Bone with Salted Vegetables and Beancurd Soup. This local dish also works as a teaser whilst awaiting the main course to be served. The salty and sourish soup is appetizing and very good to lower body heat.


The duck meat can be prepared in 7 different ways and diners can choose 1 way to have their duck meat.

Stir-fried Duck Meat with Young Ginger and Spring Onions
Stir-fried Duck Meat with Young Ginger and Spring Onions

For a toned down experience, the Stir-Fried Duck with Young Ginger and Spring Onions is the ideal choice for you. I enjoyed the tender duck meat stir-fried with simple ingredients like young ginger and spring onions because it brings out the taste of the fragrant duck meat.

Stir-fried Duck Meat with Fragrant Black Pepper Sauce
Stir-fried Duck Meat with Fragrant Black Pepper Sauce

The duck meat can also be stir-fried with black pepper. The Stir-fried Duck with Fragrant Black Pepper Sauce is a milder version for the palette of those who do not want their dishes too spicy.

Wok-fried Duck Meat with Sichuan Spicy Chilli
Wok-fried Duck Meat with Sichuan Spicy Chilli

The Wok-fried Duck with Sichuan Spicy Chilli is the classic dish found at Si Chuan Dou Hua. Using dried Sichuan chillies which numb the tongue, this will be a dish to remember. Not for the faint hearted though! One bite and I immediately transformed to a chimney!

Sliced Duck Meat with Mango and Spicy Sauce
Sliced Duck Meat with Mango and Spicy Sauce

Sliced Duck with Mango and Spicy Sauce is a very uniquely crafted dish that I would certainly recommend. Through this exceptional combination, diners are able to taste the tenderness of the meat while enjoying the sweetness of the mangoes, in an attractive display. The mangoes chosen are originated from India as mangoes from this country is not too sweet and hence, will not overpower the taste of duck.

Dan Dan Noodles
Dan Dan Noodles

Crispy Noodles
Crispy Noodles

Longevity Noodles
Longevity Noodles

If you're a Si Chuan food lover, try the Duck Dan Dan Noodles that is served with strips of duck meat. Another noodles option is the Longevity Duck Noodles. This dish comes with wantan noodles topped with sautéed duck slices. The Crispy Duck Noodles comes with duck slices and sauce poured onto the noodles ala Yin Yong style.

My pick: Longevity Duck Noodles for the smooth wantan mee with tasty and thick sauce.

Winter Melon dessert
Winter Melon dessert

We ended our meal with a sweet note with their winter melon dessert and signature Soy Beancurd with Goji Honey. The Goji Honey is very unique and gives the Soy Beancurd an extra tantalizing flavour.

Goji Honey
Goji Honey

Soy Beancurd with Goji Honey
Soy Beancurd with Goji Honey

The Beijing Roasted Duck promotion (tea and dessert not included) is priced at RM99 nett per duck. It is available during lunch from 12:00 noon to 2:30pm and during dinner from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.

Address:
Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant
PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur,
Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03-2147-0088

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