we’re now in modern chinese restaurant
the name of this restaurant is FOOK YEW
don’t say it wrong (lot of laugh)
usama is the one who understand (laugh)
usama: FOOK YEW
we’re in FOOK YEW that located in pacific place
the other store is in Grand Indonesia
Gandaria City, Kelapa Gading
(still laughing) so there is 4 store total
and here’s the guest for today
Shio expert, Feng Shui expert and Giok seller (alugh)
andy: koh usama really appreciate the diversity
what do you know about chinese food?
usama: what i have in mind first, when i heard about
chinese food is noodles
all this time i know a lot more about japanese food
sushi and the others
sometimes i have trouble finding the difference
between chinese food and japanese food
and here i am right now to learn something new
victor: and for our first dish, appetizer first
yee shang, same like salad before the main course
andy: when we eat that, there is a ritual first
tommy: this is interesting! let’s!
this is yee shang!
usama: wait a minute, is this thing Halal?
this is 100% Halal, every dishes here is Halal
usama: what is the ritual? should i do this?
tommy: what this Angpao doing in here?
andy: this is some kind of prayer
waiter: first thing first we put this
may luck and success always be with you
this is cinnamon that means stay young and long life
usama: can you give this double? (laugh)
waiter: and this, may your business well always
your wishes always come true
the last is, may you have a lot of gold
you can stir this by raise it
the higher you raise, the more wish will come true
(they’re actually having fun :D)
so this is appetizer, right?
this is kind of sweet i think is from ponzu sauce
very fresh, you can taste everything in your mouth
the crab is also nice
the crab is soka right?
andy: so what do you think?
tommy: this is interesting
usama: yeah indeed, this is a new thing for me
andy: ok we already try the salad and very interesting
victor: now we’re going to the second dish!
for this episode we’re choosing the Lunar Package
there is plenty of other dishes here and also bubble tea
usama: i think there is a seafood
victor: yes, it’s a crab
andy: the usual is asparagus, right?
(try mimicking the harry potter spell)
this best with chili sauce
andy: but the sauce is a little bit sour
victor: i looove this! i’ll have another, ok?
usama: there is a tartness here, what is it?
andy: it’s green chili, oil and vinegar i think
but i think it’s e little bit savory
what do you think usama?
usama: i never taste something like this before
but this is so good, all i know
that soup sometimes too watery
but this one is very thick
and i like the chili also
andy: what do you think if someone who never
try chinese food and taste this dish?
will they like it or not?
usama: of course they like
this consist of chicken, mushroom and also crab
andy: so there is bamboo sprout, mushroom, chicken
victor: so this is the next dish
this dish is served cold
usama: so the filling is salted egg?
andy: there is scallop, shrimp, dragon fruit
the savory is from the salted egg
usama: the lumpia is so good
andy: there is also asparagus here
so this dish consist of vegetable mostly
victor: let me zoom this one
finally, main course!
andy: we have 5 different dishes
tommy: let’s get started!
victor: this is so good, guys!
usama: the fried rice consist of many things
andy: ebi, chicken, mushroom
victor: what made this rice so brown is this lotus
andy: what next?
victor: this is soft tofu, and you can taste the sauce
this is so juicy
andy: you’ve been joining us for 3 times
tommy: yeees of course!
i can’t get enough of eat with you guys 😀
andy: let’s try the other dishes with this jasmine rice
tommy: the chicken is so good
usama: the shrimp is also good!
everyone: it’s so crispy
the sauce is sweet and spicy and they use an egg also
victor: so there is no ordinary dish so far, yes?
andy: and this is grouper fillet
and the sauce is from salted egg yolk
the salted egg taste like heaven in your mouth
(everyone laughing at tommy’s joke)
victor: this is how you eat the chicken…
the chicken is already crispy, then you add this sauce
and it taste like… (explode)
andy: and this is the last one
victor: in chinese culture, there is a way to eat this
you have to use your hand with only 3 fingers
it means smoothness in everything
this is so chewy
andy: s after you eat all the savory foods then you eat this
your palate back to neutral
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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR!!