[Eng] Must eat prawn shop in Tanjung Tualang

[This article is translated from a Japanese past article. Some parts of the sentences are newly added or removed.]

Happy New Year!!
This is Harikiri-Mama.

Our International School starts from 3rd of January but there only has orientation, and the essential part of school, which is the class hasn’t started yet.

My daughter’s school starts its lesson 20minutes earlier and the school ends 30minutes earlier than last year starting this year.

I don’t know why but the lesson time in total will be shortened 10 minutes.

Tanjung Tualang

Since we didn’t celebrated for New Year, we went to celebrate New Year’s in Tanjung Tualang. We enjoyed eating big prawn!

It’s a small town 10km away from Kampar, about a 15-minute drive.

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Look above my daughter’s head! There’s a giant prawn on the board!

You can eat freshwater prawns in this town.
(※giant freshwater prawn/giant river prawn researched by Harikiri-Mama)

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There are some large aquariums in the storefront, the waiter will take out the prawn from there when it’s ordered.

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The shop we entered is called “Restoran Thong Lok“.

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It’s 57RM for 600g, which I think it’s adequate for 2 people.
By the way, it costs RM95 for 1kg.

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When I remove the shell from the head, the meat inside the prawn’s head is like egg yolk and it’s delicious!

the meat is light taste but it’s addicting.

It’s moderately seasoned and it go well with rice.

Plastic is laid on the table and will be removed after eating, so we don’t have to worry about getting dirty on the table.

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Restaurant near by

This is another shop called “Luen Fong"

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Besides, there is a halal shop where Malay people can eat.

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You can look for the restaurant that suit you the best.

There were lots of prawn restaurants, it was exactly the prawn town.