Here's How You Can Help Support Local Restaurants And Hawkers During MCO With GrabFood

Order big flavours from small businesses this MCO #KitaJagaKita

Cover image via Baba Low's/Facebook & 103 Coffee Workshop/Facebook

This Spotlight is sponsored by GrabFood.

In light of the movement control order (MCO), GrabFood is giving back to our local heroes, the small biz restaurants and hawkers a rebate of RM3 on every order you make through GrabFood!

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Small and medium-sized businesses have been hit hard with MCO, and this includes your favourite local restaurant and hawkers. During this critical time, many eateries rely on food deliveries to make ends meet.

In light of that, Grab launched the 'Local Heroes' campaign to generate more awareness for our small, independent restaurants. One of their efforts include the Grab Small-Biz Relief (GSR) programme that aims to provide up to RM3,000 of financial relief to each GrabFood small-biz restaurant by giving them a rebate of RM3 on every order.

Even though the deliver-partners are usually compensated from the commissions paid by the restaurants, this rebate structure prevents any impact to the delivery-partners’ income as well.

Find out more about how it works here.

Campaign period: 1 - 14 April 2020.

Support local restaurants this MCO with GrabFood. Here are our top 10 picks:

1. Fill yourself up with a hearty meal from Nasi Kukus Tonggek

Originating in Shah Alam, Nasi Kukus Tonggek is famous for it's unique presentation that lets you feast your eyes before your tastebuds. There's even a variety of lauk you can choose from to accompany your dish. 

Some of their options include ayam goreng berempah, ikan bawal, sotong goreng, ayam teriyaki, ayam salted egg, and many more! 

2. Craving for that umami Asian flavour? Check out Black Daimon Teppanyaki cause they've got exactly what you need.

Hailing from the roadside of TTDI, Black Daimon is the place to get your teppanyaki fix. Have a taste of umami teppanyaki from TTDI. Their rice sets come with four different options of protein- chicken, beef, lamb, and salmon.

 You're sure to love the delicious charred flavour of every bite!

3. Bursting with unique Asian fusion flavours, enjoy an all-day long Japanese brunch from 103 Coffee Workshop

103 Coffee Workshop is a small cafe that specialises in Japanese fusion cuisine. Have a bite of the Japanese style Big Breakfast when you order the Daimanzoku Kai. For the ultimate satisfaction, indulge in sausages, seaweed scramble, karaage chicken skewers, and more in a single dish. 

If you're not big on breakfast, you can also try out their Goma Yaki Udon and Buta Yaki Salted Egg Yolk Pasta. Yummeh!

4. Reward yourself with some delicious Kapitan cuisine from Kopitan Classic Penang Delight

Image via Kopitan Classic

Enjoy a burst of flavour as you taste the Penang curry noodles from Kopitan Classic Penang Delight. The dish is packed with some savory flavours and spice to cater to Malaysian tastebuds.

And if you don't feel like having noodles, you can also opt for Mama's special sesame oil chicken with rice or even their chicken slice cheese toast.

5. Satisfy your nyonya cravings by getting Baba Low's delivered to your doorstep

Originating from a small hawker stall in Melaka, Baba Low's is famous for their Nyonya cuisine. The most popular item on their menu is their fragrant Nyonya laksa. It's not too spicy and has just the right amount of kick to satisfy your cravings.

You can also pair it with their sweet and creamy cendol or even order some pai tee on the side. Just thinking about it will have you salivating. 


6. Enjoy a delectable array of western meals made fresh upon order from The Bassment Cafe (Non-halal)

The Bassment Cafe is founded by two deaf brothers and is part of Grab's initiative to support Persons With Disabilities. The restaurant serves an array of western cuisines ranging from rack of lamb to pasta dishes.

The rack of lamb is not only succulent, it also pairs well with the slightly sweet and tangy mint sauce served on the side. Imagine chowing down on this while you watch Netflix. So what are you waiting for? Give this restaurant a try!  

7. Nothing hits the spot like a big hearty bowl of noodles from Uncle Xian's Noodles House (Non-halal)

Uncle Xian's Noodles House is a small humble stall located in Puchong. It's the perfect place to get your noodle fix without having to go outside because they can now be delivered straight to you!

They're famous for their pork ball noodles so be sure to order their Sam Kan Zhong (Pork Ball Noodles) and QQ Ramen (Ramen with Wonton Soup) and try it out yourselves! 

8. Get the crispy Taiwanese chicken cutlet from Devil Chicken delivered to you!

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Devil Chicken is a famous restaurant chain from Taiwan. Its famous for its XXXL fried chicken cutlets that are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. They're seasoned to perfection so the natural flavours of the chicken still come through. Sigh, what a treat!

You could also order the chicken in several different flavours including original, salt and pepper, barbecue devil, and cheese devil.

9. Get your fruit juice fix from Big Juiceee and have it delivered to you!

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Enjoy your freshly made juice without having to turn on the blender. From energising smoothies to detox agents, Big Juiceee has got you covered.

You can now enjoy drinks like Gogo Banana, Mango Mania, and even Celery Circus all in the comfort of your own home! 

10. Quench your boba thirst and have The Whale Tea delivered to you!

Satisfy your boba cravings this MCO and get yourself some milk tea from The Whale Tea. They have an array of drinks that will leave you spoiled for choice!

Some of their popular drinks include the Flame Glazed Whale, Matcha Milk, and Ocean Crystal Milk! Try it now and get it delivered to your doorstep.

Just like the delivery-partners who put themselves out there to help serve the people, these restaurateurs are also striving each day to feed the public and their families.

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So what are you waiting for? Do your part to help our community and support local restaurants by ordering from GrabFood today. 

Campaign period: 1-14 April 2020

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