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The best Asian cuisine available in North Melbourne
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The Rice Cooker

Authentic Malaysian Cuisine & Sushi Bar

Meng Lee’s approach towards food experiences is unusual. Started as a humble desire to serve food from the South and the East of Asia soon grew to be his passion to introduce these exciting combination of food cuisines.

A Place to Wine, A Place to Dine

Meng’s high standard for both himself and his staffs allowed the guests to taste quality food from the old favorite to the new dishes presented with a vibrant flair.

SOMETHING LIGHT /

  • Thai beef salad 8.0
    8.0
    Tender marinated beef in thai spices served with red onion and salad mix
  • Lohbak (5pcs)
    8.0
    Homemade mince pork & prawn seasoning of five spices, wrapped in bean curd skin served with sweet & spicy sauce
  • Vegetarian spring rolls (3pcs)
    6.0
    Crispy skin wrap with cabbage, carrot, green peas, onion and fungus served with homemade sweet chilli sauce
  • Steam chicken & prawn dumpling (5pcs)
    7.2
    Homemade steam chicken & prawn dumpling served with soy sauce
  • Popcorn chicken
    7.2
    Fried diced chicken served with sweet chilli sauce
  • Fried chicken ribs (5pcs)
    7.2
    Marinated chicken ribs served with wasabi mayo
  • Satay chicken skewers (3pcs)
    6.8
    Satay chicken skewers served with homemade peanut sauce
  • Gogi Wings
    7.8
    4 pieces of chicken wings marinated with spicy bulgogi sauce deep fried to a golden hue
  • Vegetarian dumplings (5pcs) 7.2
    7.2
    Cabbage, chives, carrot, radish and spring onion served with ponzu sauce
  • Pork dumplings (5pcs)
    7.2
    Minced pork dumplings served with ponzu sauce
  • Renkon chips
    5.0
    Thinly slice lotus root with kewpie mayo
  • Plain roti chanai
    5.0
    Choices of curry or satay sauce
  • Roti wrap
  • Roti wrap with lemon grass chicken
    6.8
    Roti filled with lemon grass chicken, cucumber, shredded onion and satay sauce
  • Roti wrap with curry chicken
    6.8
    Roti filled with curry chicken, cucumber, shredded red onion
  • Roti wrap with beef rendang
    7.8
    Roti filled with beef rendang, cucumber, shredded red onion
  • Roti wrap with lamb curry
    7.8
    Roti filled with lamb curry, cucumber, shredded red onion

Rice /

  • Hainanese chicken rice
    13.8
    Traditional poached chicken with chicken flavoured rice and a side of chicken soup
  • ‘R3CR’ Rice Cooker Chilli Chicken Rice
    14.8
    House special chicken served with peanut, homemade pepper chilli on jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Crispy chicken on rice
    13.8
    Crispy skin chicken served with jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Lemon grass chicken on rice
    13.8
    Lemon grass infused chicken served with jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Thai chicken larb on rice
    14.8
    Spicy minced chicken with fresh red onion basil and served with jasmine rice
  • Fried chicken ribs with rice
    14.8
    Deep fried chicken ribs with spicy bulgogi sauce served with salad mix and jasmine rice
  • Fried pork chops with rice
    14.8
    Deep fried pork chops with spicy bulgogi sauce served with salad mix and jasmine rice
  • Grill pork on rice
    13.8
    Pork marinated with lemon grass served with jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Nasi lemak
    A fragrant infused coconut rice served with boiled egg, peanut & anchovy, pickle vegetable
  • with curry chicken
    13.8
  • with beef rendang
    14.8
  • with curry lamb
    15.8
  • Curry chicken
    13.8
    Curry chicken served with pickle vegetable and the choice of roti or jasmine rice
  • Beef rendang
    14.8
    Beef rendang served with pickle vegetable and the choice of roti or jasmine rice
  • Lamb curry
    15.8
    Lamb curry served with pickle vegetable and the choice of roti or jasmine rice
  • Stir fried vegetables on rice
    13.8
    A classical stir fried seasonal vegetables, tofu and mushroom served with jasmine rice
  • Stir-fry okra with fish & squid on rice
    13.8
    Stir-fry okra with fish & squid in sichuan sauce on jasmine rice
  • Sambal kangkong and squid with rice
    14.8
    Stir fried kangkong and squid with homemade sambal and peanut served with jasmine rice
  • Gado-gado
    11
    Traditional Indonesian style salad with tofu, potato, bean sprouts, boiled egg, tempeh and kang kong topped with crackers and creamy peanut sauce
  • Addition to menu
  • Beef brisket
    14.8
    Beef brisket, baby bok choy and white radish served
    with rice and side of chicken broth
    with dry noodle and side of chicken broth
    with noodle soup
  • Curry chicken with dry noodle
    14.8
    Dry egg noodle with curry chicken, baby bok choy, beansprout and served with side of chicken broth

Fried Rice /

  • Nasi goreng
    13.8
    Malaysian style fried rice with prawn, chicken, squid, green peas, whisked eggs and tofu
  • Seafood fried rice
    14.8
    Jasmine rice fried with prawn, squid, fish, fish cake, whisked eggs and xo sauce
  • Chicken fried rice
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with chicken, green peas, whisked eggs with xo sauce
  • Special fried rice
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with chinese sausage, prawn, bbq pork, green peas and whisked eggs
  • Rice Cooker kampong fried rice
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with kangkong, anchovy, and fresh chillies
  • Chicken and salted fish fried rice
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with chicken, salted fish, whisked eggs and spring onion topped with lettuces and fried onion
  • Veggies fried rice
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with seasonal vegetable and whisked eggs

Fried Noodle /

  • ‘CKT’ Char Kway Teow
    13.8
    Malaysian most iconic dishes, flat rice noodle, prawn, fish cake, chinese sausage, whisked eggs, bean sprouts, garlic chives and diced crispy pork in smoky soy sauce
  • Beef chow fun noodle (gon chow ngau ho)
    14.8
    Stir fried beef with flat rice noodle, sliced ginger, onion, spring onion and bean sprout in dark soy sauce
  • Hokkien mee
    14.8
    Famous KL fried yellow noodle with prawn, chicken, squid, fish cake, pak choi and diced crispy pork in dark soy sauce
  • Combination hor fun
    14.8
    Flat rice noodles fried with prawn, fish cake, fish and squid in egg gravy
  • Singapore noodle
    14.8
    Stir fried rice vermicelli with prawn, chicken, beansprouts and whisked egg topped with lettuces and fried onion
  • Mee goreng
    14.8
    Wok toast yellow noodles with prawn, squid, chicken, fried bean curd, bean sprouts and whisked eggs
  • Veggie mee goreng
    13.8
    Wok toast yellow noodle with tofu, potato, seasoned vegetables and whisked eggs

Noodle Soup /

  • Soft-shell crab curry laksa
    17.8
    Yellow noodles and vermicelli with soft-shell crab, eggplant, okra, fried bean curd and bean sprouts in coconut curry laksa soup
  • Seafood curry laksa
    15.8
    Yellow noodles and vermicelli with large king prawns, fish, squid, egg plant, okra, fried bean curd and bean sprouts in coconut curry laksa soup
  • Chicken curry laksa
    13.8
    Yellow noodles and vermicelli with steam chicken, eggplant, okra, fried bean curd and bean sprouts in coconut curry laksa soup
  • Vegetarian curry laksa
    13.8
    Yellow noodles and vermicelli with seasoned vegetables, eggplant, okra, fried bean curd and bean sprouts in coconut curry laksa soup
  • Har mee (prawn noodle)
    15.8
    Yellow noodles with large king prawns, bbq pork, fish cake, kang kong and boiled egg in prawn broth
  • Wonton noodle soup
    13.8
    Homemade pork and prawn wonton in chicken broth served with egg noodle, bbq pork and baby bok choy
  • Wonton noodle (dry noodle)
    13.8
    Dry egg noodle with bbq pork and baby bok choy, served with a side dish of homemade pork and prawn wonton in chicken broth
  • Homemade dumpling noodle soup
    13.8
    Homemade chicken and prawn dumpling in chicken broth served with egg noddle, bbq pork and baby bok choy
  • Homemade dumpling noodle (dry noodle)
    13.8
    Dry egg noodle with bbq pork and baby bok choy, served with a side dish of homemade chicken and prawn dumpling in chicken broth
  • Fish ball noodle soup
    12.8
    Flat rice noodle served with fish ball, fish cake and baby bok choy in chicken broth
  • Spicy beef noodle soup
    14.8
    Beijing noodle with beef, pak choi, wolfberries and white radish in Sichuan style broth

Sushi /

  • Sashimi
  • Light mix (8 pcs)
    10.8
  • Salmon only (8 pcs)
    9.8
  • Large mix (16 pcs)
    19.8
  • Tuna only (8 pcs)
    12.8
  • Assorted platter
    29.8
    9pcs assorted sashimi, 6pcs assorted sushi and 8pcs prawn caviar maki
  • Seared salmon roll (8 pcs)
    15.8
    Filling with asparagus, avocado, cream cheese, flame torched salmon topping, drizzled with mix seasoning, mayonnaise and teriyaki sauce
  • Ginseng salmon roll (8 pcs)
    13.8
    Raw salmon, avocado tobiko with brown rice and ginseng spice topping
  • Crazy tuna roll 8 pcs
    14.8
    Raw tuna and avocado topped with special spicy tuna and tobiko
  • Cook tuna and avocado roll 8 pcs
    11.8
    Cooked tuna mixed with onion, kewpie mayonnaise and avocado topping
  • Rainbow sushi roll 8 pcs
    13.8
    Snow crab, avocado, tobiko mayonnaise with assorted fish and avocado topping
  • Tazuna maki roll 8 pcs
    13.8
    Tempura prawn, cucumber, tobiko kewpie mayo with slice salmon & avocado topping
  • Wasabi spider roll 8 pcs
    15.8
    Soft-shell crab, asparagus, avocado, wasabi mayo, roasted black & white sesame topping
  • Teriyaki chicken roll 8 pcs
    11.8
    Chicken teriyaki, cucumber and teriyaki mayo with thin layers of avocado topping
  • Volcano roll 8 pcs
    13.8
    Prawn, crab stick, avocado, flamed torched salmon topping and drizzled with spicy kewpie mayo
  • Yasai roll (vegetarian)
    11.8
    Cucumber, pickle radish, inari, avocado, carrot with brown rice dry seaweed flake topping
  • Tuna tataki 8 pcs
    15.8
    Seared tuna slices on a bed of seaweed and onion salad with ponzu dressing
  • Kappa maki
    8.5
    Mini cucumber rolls (16pcs)
  • Sake maki
    9.5
    Mini salmon rolls (16pcs)
  • Tekka maki
    9.5
    Mini raw tuna rolls (16pcs)
  • Poke salad bowl
    10.8
    Salmon with garden salad, edamame, roma tomatoes, avocado, red onion, tossed with wasabi dressing on brown rice
  • 12.8
    salad with roasted sesame dressing
  • 11.8
    katsu chicken with roasted sesame dressing
  • 12.8
    raw salmon with wasabi dressing
  • 13.8
    raw tuna with wasabi dressing

Sushi Platter /

  • Salmon Platter
    65
    • 18 piece salmon sashimi
    • 10 piece raw salmon roll
    • 8 piece raw salmon reverse roll
    • 8 piece salmon nigiri
    • 8 piece raw salmon mini maki


  • Large Platter
    70
    • 8 piece cooked tuna reverse roll
    • 7 piece raw salmon reserse roll
    • 10 piece salmon california roll
    • 10 piece crab california roll
    • 3 piece salmon nigiri
    • 3 piece white fish nigiri
    • 3 piece tuna nigiri
    • 4 piece prawn nigiri


  • Assorted Nigiri Platter
    45
    • 10 piece salmon nigiri
    • 6 piece king fish nigiri
    • 6 piece raw tuna nigiri
    • 4 piece prawn nigiri
    • 2 piece plain inari


  • Small Platter 1
    60
    • 6 piece salmon sashimi
    • 6 piece tuna sashimi
    • 8 piece raw salmon roll
    • 8 piece cooked tuna reverse roll
    • 4 piece salmon reverse roll
    • 4 piece salmon nigiri
    • 2 piece tuna nigiri
    • 2 piece prawn nigiri


  • Mini Maki Roll
    38
    • 16 piece raw salmon mini maki
    • 16 piece raw tuna mini maki
    • 16 piece cucumber mini maki
    • 16 piece avocado and carrot mini maki


  • Assorted Roll Platter
    70
    • 8 piece raw salmon reverse roll
    • 8 piece cooked tuna and avocado reverse roll
    • 8 piece volcano roll
    • 8 piece ginseng salmon roll
    • 8 piece rainbow sushi roll


  • Handroll Platter
    45
    • 12 piece cook tuna and avocado
    • 8 piece raw salmon and avocado
    • 8 piece spicy prawn and cucumber
    • 8 piece teriyaki chicken and avocado
    • 8 piece katsu chicken and cucumber
    • 8 piece carrot and avocado
    • 8 piece vegetarian (cucumber, avo, carrot, inari & pickle radish)

    available in brown rice $6.00 extra

  • Small Platter 2
    60
    • 6 piece salmon sashimi
    • 6 piece tuna sashimi
    • 8 piece raw salmon roll
    • 8 piece salmon nigiri
    • 4 piece tuna nigiri
    • 4 piece prawn nigiri
    • 4 piece raw salmon reverse roll


  • Sushi & Sashimi Platter 1
    85
    • 12 piece salmon sashimi
    • 9 piece white fish sashimi
    • 6 piece tuna sashimi
    • 10 piece raw salmon roll
    • 4 piece raw salmon reverse roll
    • 4 piece cooked tuna reverse roll
    • 8 piece raw salmon mini maki
    • 3 piece salmon nigiri
    • 3 piece king fish nigiri
    • 2 piece tuna nigiri
    • 2 piece prawn nigiri


  • Sushi & Sashimi Platter. 2
    65
    • 9 piece salmon sashimi
    • 6 piece king fish sashimi
    • 6 piece tuna sashimi
    • 2 piece salmon nigiri
    • 2 piece king fish nigiri
    • 2 piece tuna nigiri
    • 2 piece prawn nigiri
    • 8 piece raw tuna mini maki
    • 8 piece cucumber mini maki
    • 10 piece raw salmon roll


  • Vegetarian Handroll Platter (60pcs)
    45
    • 16 piece carrot and avocado
    • 16 piece seaweed and inari
    • 16 piece cucumber and avocado
    • 12 piece vegetarian (cucumber, avo, carrot, inari & pickle radish)
    • available in brown rice $6.00 extra


  • Poke Salad Bowl
    $ 10/serve
    raw salmon, cucumber,
    avocado, edamame, salad
    mix, red onion, cherry
    tomato, brown rice,
    wasabi citrus dressing

Drinks /

Fresh market juice – by the glass

  • Orange
    4.5
  • Orange mango passionfruit
    4.5
  • Beetroot apple ginger
    4.5
  • Apple
    4.5

Soft drinks & water

  • Cans – coke, diet, zero, sprite, fanta
    2.8
  • Calpico original, grape, melon, strawberry
    3.0
  • Pokka lychee, green tea (no sugar), peach, lemon tea
    3.0
  • Bottled water / Sparkling water
    3.0

Hot teas

  • Roasted rice green tea
    4.0
  • Jasmine tea
    4.0

Alcoholic beverages /

Beers

  • Victoria bitter bottle
    6.0
  • Crown lager
    7.0
  • Heineken
    7.0
  • Asahi super dry
    7.5
  • Kirin megumi
    7.5

Wine – by the glass

  • House red – cabernet sauvignon or shiraz
    7.5
  • House white – sauvignon blanc or chardonnay
    7.5

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Opening hours:

Mon – Fri, 11am – 3pm 5pm – 9pm
Sat – Sun, 11am – 9pm

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