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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Two Pesos Steamboat, SS2, Petaling Jaya Food Review

Two Pesos Steamboat is actually a very popular franchise in Taiwan and is known to be Taiwan's No. 1 Mini Steamboat outlet. It opened it's first branch in Malaysia on 25th of August, 2014 where it's located at SS2:
With vibrant colors, it's hard to miss when you're driving by and looking in that direction even though there are many shops in that area.

When night falls, people tend to queue up to wait for their turn to savor their delectable flavors they have to offer.

 Two Pesos Steamboat has a lot of different base flavors to choose from but for Malaysia, as of the time of my visit, there were only 12 selections to choose from. This is because they're still in the testing phase towards the Malaysian market in order to adapt to our taste and also not to complicate their current menu as they introduce Two Pesos to Malaysians.

Their ordering process is simple, take a menu, choose a meat of your choice (Pork, Beef or Lamb) and choose rice, yee mee or meehoon according to the broth that you want.

During that day, we had 6 different types.

This is the Two Pesos Stone Pot:
Lightly flavored with the garlic and spring onions in it, they soften up the meat for us by cooking it in the hot pot for awhile.
They then proceeded to throw the soup in and it's time to start making it boil, boil, boil!
The first taste of the soup was fantastic, however, after the 2nd refill onwards, the taste just starts to fade away and you'll only rely on the ingredients you throw in for flavor.
Nevertheless, this is one of my favorite to soak my stuff in.

For this steamboat pot, this is the Milky Seafood Pot (RM14):
The broth is milky and smooth and is most of my peers favorite.
Of course, I liked it too.

Other things tried is this Japanese Sukiyaki Pot (RM14):
It's okay but not enough to entice me to try more of it.

Basu Spicy Pot (RM14):
I love this spicy broth even more than the milky one. The spiciness doesn't kick in immediately when you drink it. It will only kick in after awhile so drink slowly or it'll be choking. LOL.

This is the Tajine Seafood Pot (RM16):
This has a really unique taste that it's hard for me to describe. However, it's not the kind of taste that I would continue enjoying when the Milky, Spicy Basu and Hot Pot is present.

Mongolian Herbs Pot (RM14):
It has a touch of bitter taste to it and it lingers on in the aftertaste which I dislike hence, after tasting about 3 scoops, I'm done with it.

If you took note on the different ones I tasted, all the pots has their own unique housing which intrigues me.

In addition to the meat and the things that goes with the dish, you can add on other things that usually won't come along with it like these dumplings:
Or eggs, or pop pork balls and many more.

One thing that I love the most about this place which I would say is the star is their garnishes and sauces:
 
You're allowed to mix and match as you please and after mixing in the bean paste, the garlic mash with the spring onion, I could just eat that with the rice itself without anything else on it.

Another thing that surprises me with this place is that you can actually take away steamboat instead of sitting in here and eat!
This is the first ever that I've heard of.

Two Pesos Steamboat SS2 is currently located in:
No.7, Ground Floor, Jalan SS2/67 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Opening Hours:
Mon - Sun: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

5 comments:

Law Hui Sheng said...

Wah first time see take away steamboat.

foongpc said...

SS2? I am afraid any restaurants opening in SS2 will not last very long. Rental too high unless they have continuous long queues for months and years :)

Kelvin -KtheBlogger- Tan said...

@Law
Me too. LOL

Kelvin -KtheBlogger- Tan said...

@foong
So far, they have queues waiting to eat everyday.

Law Hui Sheng said...

I finally tried this awesome steamboat place!
http://www.huislaw.com/2015/07/two-pesos-ss2-mini-taiwan-steamboat/