Like a Paul Simon record or a bag of U.N.-edition jelly beans, pan-Asian cuisine wraps the flavors of different cultures into one delicious package. Savor multicultural munches with today’s Groupon to Malaya Restaurant. Choose between the following options:
• For $7, you get $15 worth of pan-Asian cuisine and drinks during dinner.
• For $5, you get $10 worth of Pan-Asian cuisine and drinks during lunch.
Malaya Restaurant muffles esurient stomach sirens with a multifarious menu of Chinese, Malaysian, and Thai dishes for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Embark upon a flavorful sojourn across the sautéed onion steppes and noodle-topped mountains of the mongolian beef ($7.25 for lunch, $9.95 for dinner), or drop your jaw at the astonishing meat-free meat of the Deru Deru terong ($6.75 for lunch, $8.95 for dinner), an herbivorous parade of eggplant, okra, and tofu marching through a puddle of spicy curry. The kari ayam malaya ($6.75 for lunch, $9.25 for dinner) arrives in a clay pot filled with a home-style curry chicken simmered with potatoes and steam bubbles, while piquant mee siam noodles ($9.25) invite dining duos to practice chowing down Lady and The Tramp –style, except with utensils.
Authentic Chinese, Thai, and Malaysian dishes dusted in spices and doused in curries make noses curious and mouths water as diners peruse a menu of more than 100 Asian fusion items. Inside the restaurant, walls the color of green tea adorned with bamboo-shoot silhouettes surround customers devouring dishes such as Malaysian curry chicken served in a clay pot with potatoes, onions, and string beans alongside general tso’s chicken glazed with spicy sauce. Bright-red box letters spelling Malaya light up nightly to draw in diners, and speedy staff members zoom delivery orders to offices, kitchen tables, and opera balconies.