Has anybody checked out this Malaysian place on Kneeland street in boston? I'm particularly interested in trying "Laksa" - it's described in an NYtimes article today:
I was there once and really liked it. Food was good and it's a fun place. Don't know that dish tho.
I've been to Penang 4 or 5 times, and i really like it..Very good food, and a more fun scene than you usually find in any ethnic restuarant known for its FOOD. I tend to go more simple, and i adore their malaysian homestyle steamed fish---lots of garlic and cilantro, less soy than a typical Chinese steamed fish dish. also, the samsung beluchan(i could DEFINITELY have that a litle wrong!!!) is a fabulous Malaysian vegetable, similar to watercress, done with garlic...I also had a raw fish with peanut sauce off the appetizer menu that was fun..There are a few veggie dishes with fermented shrimp or fish paste that the wait-staff will warn you against if you're a white girl like me, but go for it, cuz hey, you're a chowhound!! They're great!!