Sunday, May 18, 2014

Old Malaya Grill in Huntington Beach

Go guess the acronym for Old Malaya Grill and you will find yourself saying, "O-M-G!" I just love the creativity of the owner. 

Her name is Nur and she is 100% Malaysian and she prepares all the food from scratch with no MSG added.  She gave me a quick tour of her kitchen.  If you do see her when you are at O-M-G, please say,  "Hello!"  She is very friendly and she loves to share her passion about cooking with you.

The restaurant had just opened about a month ago.  O-M-G is located in the small plaza on the southeast corner of Garfield and Beach in the City of Huntington Beach. You can find the address at the bottom of this post.  The interior of the restaurant is very simple but pleasant.  It has seating for up to 30 customers.   

Just because this is still a very new restaurant, their menu may be limited but they are trying to expand with more dishes.  The above picture show you the items they served here.  Most of the dishes here are under $10. 

Are you ready for the food pictures?  Let me start with the appetizer we ordered today.

Chicken Satay

Roti Jala with curry

Roti Canai with curry

Next three pictures were our main course.  We had Nasi Lemak with Chicken Berempah (spice chicken), Char Koay Teow and Mee Goreng Mamak.

 Nasi Lemak
The sambal is sweet and spicy. 
It is very authentic to our local Malaysian sambal for this dish.
The chicken has just the right amount of spice in it.
 Char Koay Teow
The deal with this dish is you need to right way to stir fry it with hot wok.
You also need the right sauce.
You get both deals here. 
This is not a spicy dish. 
You can ask the owner for sambal on the side.
 Mee Goreng Mamak
The right sauce, the right wok heat.
Again, this is a non-spicy dish, but sambal is provided on the side.

Now we go to our last two pictures. The dessert!

 Pisang Goreng (Banana fritters)
Ice Kacang with Rose syrup (shaved ice)

Old Malaya Grill
19072 Beach Blvd #F, Huntington Beach, California 92648
Phone: (714) 963-7319

Tue to Fri: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat to Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday: Closed

**NO MSG**