Not going to lie, constantly discovering new places to eat has had some serious impact on my wallet. Hence why I seize the opportunity to bring my family to some of these places I want to try. Best part is, my parents pick up the tab! Heh. Sunway Restaurant—as recommended by my lovely sister Abigayle—has now become one of my family’s favourite places to go. This cute little hole in the wall has bright and fun decor. The place may be shortchanged on square footage but overcompensates with deliciousness! So buckle up as I take you through what we ordered. Warning: You will get hungry.
For an appetizer, we started off with their deep fried tofu that they had on special (10% off that day). It comes to the table piping hot so give it a second to cool down or you’ll burn your tongue.
Next is their Three-spice chicken that was also on special for the day. I think it is best paired with an order of plain rice. It’s not too hot so it’s perfectly fine for those of you guys who think you can’t do spicy. The taste reminded me of Filipino barbecue … MMM.
This is why I am a big fan of social media. After ordering, I tweeted that I was eating at Sunway (of course). My friend Adrianna almost immediately replied back saying that I absolutely must try their Popcorn chicken. So I of course added it onto what we had ordered. And boy, was she right. Again, have it with rice (trust me). These bad boys stayed the same temperature the entire meal. Magic? Possibly.
*Drumroll please* This dish was specifically recommended to me by Abigayle and I am telling you the same. When visiting Sunway Restaurant, ordering the “Dead Man’s Coffin” is a MUST. Out of everything we ordered, this was my favourite and has given me more than enough reason to return. It’s basically deep fried toast that has been hollowed out and filled with a creamy sauce (think clam chowder). Inside is stuffed with seafood like imitation crab, prawns and mussels.
Proper way to eat the Dead Man’s Coffin:
1. Divyy up the coffin lid.
2. Scoop out the insides and eat!
3. Make sure to scrape at the inside portion of the toast that has been soaked in the sauce.
4. Once all contents are consumed, devour the whats remaining of the coffin.
5. Complain about how full you are.
So make sure to visit this lovely little place located in the heart of Richmond.
ps. Let me know when you go so I can tag along :)
Sunway Restaurant is located at:
1300 – 4540 No. 3 Road
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