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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 /(小吃)

  • Thai beef salad (泰式牛肉沙拉)
    8.0
    Tender marinated beef in thai spices served with red onion and salad mix
  • Lohbak (5pcs) (腐皮猪肉和虾卷)
    8.0
    Homemade mince pork & prawn seasoning of five spices, wrapped in bean curd skin served with sweet & spicy sauce
  • Vegetarian spring rolls (3pcs) (素春卷)
    6.0
    Crispy skin wrap with cabbage, carrot, green peas, onion and fungus served with homemade sweet chilli sauce
  • Steam chicken & prawn dumpling (5pcs) (鸡肉虾饺)
    7.2
    Homemade steam chicken & prawn dumpling served with soy sauce
  • Popcorn chicken (鸡米花)
    7.2
    Fried diced chicken served with sweet chilli sauce
  • Fried chicken ribs (5pcs) (炸翅中)
    8.0
    Marinated chicken ribs served with wasabi mayo
  • Satay chicken skewers (3pcs) (沙爹鸡串)
    7.2
    Satay chicken skewers served with homemade peanut sauce
  • Gogi Wings (韩式炸鸡翅)
    8.0
    4 pieces of chicken wings marinated with spicy bulgogi sauce deep fried to a golden hue
  • Vegetarian dumplings (5pcs) (素锅贴)
    7.2
    Cabbage, chives, carrot, radish and spring onion served with ponzu sauce
  • Pork dumplings (5pcs) (猪肉锅贴)
    7.2
    Minced pork dumplings served with ponzu sauce
  • Renkon chips (猪肉锅贴)
    5.0
    Thinly slice lotus root with kewpie mayo
  • Plain roti chanai (马来式煎饼)
    5.0
    Choices of curry or satay sauce
  • Roti wrap (煎饼卷)
  • Roti wrap with lemon grass chicken (马来式煎饼卷鸡肉柠檬草)
    7.8
    Roti filled with lemon grass chicken, cucumber, shredded onion and satay sauce
  • Roti wrap with curry chicken (马来式煎饼卷咖喱鸡)
    7.8
    Roti filled with curry chicken, cucumber, shredded red onion
  • Roti wrap with beef rendang (马来式煎饼卷咖喱牛肉)
    8.8
    Roti filled with beef rendang, cucumber, shredded red onion
  • Roti wrap with lamb curry (马来式煎饼卷咖喱羊肉)
    8.8
    Roti filled with lamb curry, cucumber, shredded red onion

Rice /(饭)

  • Hainanese chicken rice (海南鸡饭)
    13.8
    Traditional poached chicken with chicken flavoured rice and a side of chicken soup
  • ‘R3CR’ Rice Cooker Chilli Chicken Rice (特色麻辣鸡饭)
    14.8
    House special chicken served with peanut, homemade pepper chilli on jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Crispy chicken on rice (脆皮鸡饭)
    13.8
    Crispy skin chicken served with jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Lemon grass chicken on rice (柠檬草鸡肉饭)
    13.8
    Lemon grass infused chicken served with jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Thai chicken larb on rice (泰式鸡粒炒辣)
    14.8
    Spicy minced chicken with fresh red onion basil and served with jasmine rice
  • Fried chicken ribs with rice (香炸鸡排饭)
    14.8
    Deep fried chicken ribs with spicy bulgogi sauce served with salad mix and jasmine rice
  • Grill pork on rice (扒猪排饭)
    13.8
    Pork marinated with lemon grass served with jasmine rice and a side of chicken soup
  • Nasi lemak (椰浆饭)
    A fragrant infused coconut rice served with boiled egg, peanut & anchovy, pickle vegetable
  • with curry chicken (配咖喱鸡)
    13.8
  • with beef rendang (配咖喱牛)
    15.8
  • with curry lamb (配咖喱羊)
    16.8
  • Curry chicken (咖喱鸡肉饭/煎饼)
    13.8
    Curry chicken served with pickle vegetable and the choice of roti or jasmine rice
  • Beef rendang (咖喱牛肉饭/煎饼)
    15.8
    Beef rendang served with pickle vegetable and the choice of roti or jasmine rice
  • Lamb curry (咖喱羊肉饭/煎饼)
    16.8
    Lamb curry served with pickle vegetable and the choice of roti or jasmine rice
  • Stir-fry okra with fish & squid on rice (参巴炒秋葵,鱼和鱿鱼)
    13.8
    Stir-fry okra with fish & squid in sichuan sauce on jasmine rice
  • Sambal kangkong and squid with rice (参巴炒空心菜和鱿鱼)
    14.8
    Stir fried kangkong and squid with homemade sambal and peanut served with jasmine rice
  • Stir fried vegetables on rice (清炒时蔬菜)
    13.8
    A classical stir fried seasonal vegetables, tofu and mushroom served with jasmine rice
  • Gado-gado (传统印尼蔬菜沙拉)
    12
    Traditional Indonesian style salad with tofu, potato, bean sprouts, boiled egg, tempeh and kang kong topped with crackers and creamy peanut sauce
  • Beef brisket (港式牛腩)
    15.8
    Beef brisket, baby bok choy and white radish served
    with rice and side of chicken broth  (配饭)
    with dry noodle and side of chicken broth (配干捞面)
    with noodle soup (汤面)

Fried Rice / (炒饭)

  • Nasi goreng (马来炒饭)
    13.8
    Malaysian style fried rice with prawn, chicken, squid, green peas, whisked eggs and tofu
  • Seafood fried rice (海鲜炒饭)
    14.8
    Jasmine rice fried with prawn, squid, fish, fish cake, whisked eggs and xo sauce
  • Chicken fried rice (鸡肉炒饭)
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with chicken, green peas, whisked eggs with xo sauce
  • Special fried rice (特色炒饭)
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with chinese sausage, prawn, bbq pork, green peas and whisked eggs
  • Rice Cooker kampong fried rice (家乡特色炒饭)
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with kangkong, anchovy, and fresh chillies
  • Chicken and salted fish fried rice (粤式鸡肉咸鱼炒饭)
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with chicken, salted fish, whisked eggs and spring onion topped with lettuces and fried onion
  • Veggies fried rice (素炒饭)
    13.8
    Jasmine rice fried with seasonal vegetable and whisked eggs

Fried Noodle / (炒面)

  • ‘CKT’ Char Kway Teow (马来西亚炒粿条)
    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) (干炒牛河)
    14.8
    Stir fried beef with flat rice noodle, sliced ginger, onion, spring onion and bean sprout in dark soy sauce
  • Hokkien mee (炒福建面)
    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 (滑蛋海鲜炒河粉)
    15.8
    Flat rice noodles fried with prawn, fish cake, fish and squid in egg gravy
  • Singapore noodle (新加坡炒米粉)
    14.8
    Stir fried rice vermicelli with prawn, chicken, beansprouts and whisked egg topped with lettuces and fried onion
  • Mee goreng (海鲜印度炒面)
    14.8
    Wok toast yellow noodles with prawn, squid, chicken, fried bean curd, bean sprouts and whisked eggs
  • Veggie mee goreng (蔬菜印度炒面)
    13.8
    Wok toast yellow noodle with tofu, potato, seasoned vegetables and whisked eggs
  • Mee Rebus (鸡肉面条)
    14.8
    Yellow noodle served with lemon grass chicken, boiled egg, greated cucumber, bean sprout, emping crackers, satay sauce and grinder peanuts

Noodle Soup / (汤面)

  • Soft-shell crab curry laksa (软壳蟹咖喱叻沙面)
    18.8
    Yellow noodles and vermicelli with soft-shell crab, eggplant, okra, fried bean curd and bean sprouts in coconut curry laksa soup
  • Seafood curry laksa (海鲜咖喱叻沙面)
    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 (鸡肉咖喱叻沙面)
    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 (蔬菜咖喱叻沙面)
    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) (虾面)
    15.8
    Yellow noodles with large king prawns, bbq pork, fish cake, kang kong and boiled egg in prawn broth
  • Wonton noodle soup (soup/dry noodle) (猪和虾云吞汤面/干捞面)
    13.8
    Homemade pork and prawn wonton in chicken broth served with egg noodle, bbq pork and baby bok choy
  • Wonton noodle (soup/dry noodle)(猪和虾云吞汤面/干捞面)
    13.8
    Homemade pork and prawn wonton in chicken broth served with thin egg noodle, bbq pork and baby bok choy
  • H/M dumpling noodle (soup/dry noodle)(鸡和虾水饺汤面/干捞面)
    13.8
    Homemade chicken and prawn dumpling in chicken broth served withthin egg noddle, bbq pork and baby bok choy
  • Fish ball noodle soup (鱼丸清汤面)
    12.8
    Flat rice noodle served with fish ball, fish cake and baby bok choy in chicken broth
  • Spicy beef noodle soup (麻辣牛肉汤面)
    15.8
    Beijing noodle with beef, pak choi, wolfberries and white radish in Sichuan style broth
  • Curry chicken with dry noodle (咖喱鸡配干捞面)
    14.8
    Dry egg noodle with curry chicken, baby bok choy, beansprout and served with side of chicken broth
  • Side Dishes
    • plain roti chanai  3.0/ea
    • jasmine rice  2.5
    • miso soup  3.0
    • curry sauce 2.0
    • coconut rice  3.0
    • squid salad 4.0
    • satay sauce 2.0
    • hainanese chicken rice  3.0
    • seaweed salad  4.0
    • chicken soup 3.0
    • edamame 3.5

Sushi / (寿司)

  • Sashimi / (鱼生)
  • Light mix (8 pcs) (小合拼)
    11.8
  • Salmon only (8 pcs) (三文鱼)
    10.8
  • Large mix (16 pcs) (大合拼)
    19.8
  • Tuna only (8 pcs) (金枪鱼)
    12.8
  • Assorted platter (什锦拼盘)
    29.8
    9pcs assorted sashimi, 6pcs assorted sushi and 8pcs prawn caviar maki
  • Seared salmon roll (8 pcs) (活火烧三问鱼卷)
    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) (人参三文鱼卷)
    14.8
    Raw salmon, avocado tobiko with brown rice and ginseng spice topping
  • Cheesy salmon roll 8 pcs (乳酪三文鱼卷)
    14.8
    Raw salmon, cream cheese, topped with avocado and tobiko
  • Crazy tuna roll 8 pcs (辣金枪鱼卷)
    16.8
    Raw tuna and avocado topped with special spicy tuna and tobiko
  • Cook tuna and avocado roll 8 pcs (吞拿鱼牛油果卷)
    11.8
    Cooked tuna mixed with onion, kewpie mayonnaise and avocado topping
  • Rainbow sushi roll 8 pcs (彩虹寿司卷)
    14.8
    Snow crab, avocado, tobiko mayonnaise with assorted fish and avocado topping
  • Tazuna maki roll 8 pcs (天妇罗虾寿司卷)
    14.8
    Tempura prawn, cucumber, tobiko kewpie mayo with slice salmon & avocado topping
  • Wasabi spider roll 8 pcs (芥末软壳蟹寿司卷)
    17.8
    Soft-shell crab, asparagus, avocado, wasabi mayo, roasted black & white sesame topping
  • Teriyaki chicken roll 8 pcs (铁板烧鸡寿司卷)
    12.8
    Chicken teriyaki, cucumber and teriyaki mayo with thin layers of avocado topping
  • Volcano roll 8 pcs (活火烧蟹肉虾寿司卷)
    14.8
    Prawn, crab stick, avocado, flamed torched salmon topping and drizzled with spicy kewpie mayo
  • Yasai roll (vegetarian) (斋寿司卷)
    12.8
    Cucumber, pickle radish, inari, avocado, carrot with brown rice dry seaweed flake topping
  • Tuna tataki 8 pcs (活火烧金枪鱼沙拉)
    18.8
    Seared tuna slices on a bed of seaweed and onion salad with ponzu dressing
  • Kappa maki
    8.5
    Mini cucumber rolls (16pcs) (小青瓜卷)
  • Sake maki
    9.5
    Mini salmon rolls (16pcs) (小三文鱼卷)
  • Tekka maki
    9.5
    Mini raw tuna rolls (16pcs) (小金枪鱼卷)
  • Poke salad bowl (戳沙拉)
    Garden salad, edamame, roma tomatoes, avocado, cucumber, spring onion and red onion served with brown rice.
  • 12.8
    salad with roasted sesame dressing (沙拉)
  • 13.8
    katsu chicken with roasted sesame dressing (鸡肉)
  • 14.8
    raw salmon with wasabi dressing  (三文鱼)
  • 15.8
    raw tuna with wasabi dressing (金枪鱼)

Sushi Platter /

  • Salmon Platter
    70
    • 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
    75
    • 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
    50
    • 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
    65
    • 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
    40
    • 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
    80
    • 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
    48
    • 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
    65
    • 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
    90
    • 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
    70
    • 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)
    48
    • 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
    $ 13/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
    5.0
  • Orange mango passionfruit
    5.0
  • Beetroot apple ginger
    5.0
  • Apple
    5.0

Soft drinks & water

  • Cans – coke, diet, zero, sprite, fanta
    3.0
  • Calpico original, grape, melon, strawberry
    3.5
  • Pokka lychee, green tea (no sugar), peach, lemon tea
    3.5
  • Bottled water / Sparkling water
    3.0

Hot teas

  • Roasted rice green tea
    4.0
  • Jasmine tea
    4.0

Alcoholic beverages /

Beers

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

Wine

  • House red
    8.0/glass 28/bottle
    cabernet sauvignon or shiraz
  • House white
    8.0/glass 28/bottle
    sauvignon blanc or chardonnay

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Opening hours:

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

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