Taste Good Malaysian, Elmhurst, NYC

Taste Good Malaysian
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I don’t know why there is such a dearth of good Malaysian food in New York City. I have found a dish here and there but overall it seems hard to find a spot that consistently does the cuisine justice.

In my search, I landed at Taste Good Malaysian in Elmhurst with a group of foodies where we scoured and ordered the menu hunting down all the good eats possible at this spot.

We started with the obligatory roti canai (crispy pancake w/ curry sauce) which I have to say was quite good. The roti was not crispy, the way I usually like it, but it was rather flaky and accompanied by a flavorful chicken curry that went down quite nicely.


We also ordered a several other appetizers most of which were disappointing though the “Crispy Fish Cake” had potential but was not crispy enough and the “Ayam Fried Chicken” was quite flavorful and juicy.

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The rest of our meal went through an array of dishes that ranged from the famed “laksas” of which the “Assam” one was a bit better than the traditional one. We plowed through some meat dishes of which the “Marmite Pork” which was strangely sweet and tangy, was the dish I kept reaching back for.

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They had a disappointing “Beef Rendang” which just lacked oomph and lackluster noodles of which the “Char Kway Teow” a chow fun tye noodle was especially unexciting.

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I had high hopes for Taste Good Malaysian but I guess my pursuit for great Malaysian food in New York City will just have to continue.


Here is some of what we ate:


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