Ria

Last Tuesday, I attended the Ria Yelp’s Elite Event held at the newly refurbished Ria in Leederville. Ria has been a local institution in Leederville for Malaysian food. It has been ages since my last visit to Ria and I could notice the changes and how large the venue is now compared to a few years back. There’s outdoor and indoor seating areas and it’s so much more spacious now.

To start off, we had the Crispy Prawns, Lotus Chips and Pork Belly Tacos to share. The Crispy Prawns had a light and fresh flavour with a crispy finish. I enjoyed the Lotus Chips and thought that it was deep fried to perfection crunchy – it would definitely make a perfect snack if I can have this all day! For the Pork Belly Tacos, the Pork Belly was marinated well, giving it a nice sweetness. Oh and not forgetting the crispy taco shell which complements well with the juicy pork belly.

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Crispy Prawns

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Lotus Chips with Chilli Sambal

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Pork Belly Tacos

The mains arrived not long after we finished our starters. We were presented with a variety of popular mains Ria had to offer to us. There was the Watermelon Crab and House Cured Trout Salad. Both were very fresh and bursting with flavour with a nice punch of acidity. The roti complements the tenderness and flavourful Malay Slow Cooked Beef well. Among the dishes that I had, I must say that the star of the night was the Rib Eye. It was full of flavour, juicy and tender. Across the table, I could hear a few of us commenting how delicious the Rib Eye was. It was definitely a winner.

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Watermelon Crab

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Roti

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Malay Slow Cooked Beef

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House Cured Trout Salad

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Rib Eye

Overall, I thought that the food at Ria was quite good. I had a look at the menu and there was just so much variety to choose from! Oh and the white wine on that night was lovely too – a great complement to the dishes we had! Β I would like to thank the Community Manager, Laura from Yelp Perth for organising this event and for inviting me. I had a great time getting to know other Yelpers around Perth too and at the same time enjoyed the food by Ria.

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