Local Eats: Lion City Restaurant

About a couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine suggested that I should visit Lion City restaurant, so I went with a few friends to check it out. The restaurant didn’t look anything fancy, more of a casual restaurant.

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To drink, I ordered the Teh Tarik ($3.00), a Malaysian hot beverage made with black tea and condensed milk. It’s tea with milk, but creamier.

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I ordered the Soup Kambing (Goat Soup, $6.95), a Malaysian dish to start. It was quite a nice soup. You can taste the goat flavour, but it was not overpowering the rest of the ingredients such as the various herbs.

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For my main dish, I ordered the Goat Rendang ($9.95), an Indonesian dish made by cooking meat in coconut milk and a mixture of spices until the liquid has evaporated. The dish looked simple, but very flavourful. The mixture of spices hints at the dish almost being a curry, but with a different cooking technique. It is best served with a bowl of coconut rice ($1.95). Overall, I enjoyed the food here. Will definitely come back to try their other offerings.

Corn Cob Rating:
Overall = 4 out of 5
Food = 4 out of 5
Service = 4 out of 5
Dining Space/Atmosphere = 4 out of 5
Value = 4 out of 5

Lion City Restaurant
1177 Central Parkway West, Unit #70
Mississauga, ON L5C4P3
Tel #: (905) 281-0860
URL: http://lioncityrestaurant.ca

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