Restaurant reviews: Rebaz in Penge, South London
If you are eager to eat traditional Indian and Bangladeshi food that is great value for money, grab a take-out from Rebaz.
Rebaz make delicious, restaurant quality curry in their small, family run take-away just off the main drag of Penge High Street; nice, big tasty orders are completed swiftly from 5-11 pm every day of the week and you are always served with a smile.
You may take the free-delivery service and many other great deals on meals on wheels: discount on collection, extra side dishes and a loyalty scheme that leads to a freebie of your choice – these are just a few!
Curried Cranberry Chicken doesn’t appear in many places and must be tried because it is a house specialty along with the baked tikka which just tastes so good from the clay, tandoor oven – cooked at really high temperatures – hence, the most delicious herbs and spices really complement these dishes well.
Freshly prepared, the meals from Rebaz are authentic and always taste yummy from the kitchen which always has three chefs: one specialist tandoori chef, another preparing sides and someone else on mains.
Lovely food at Rebaz always looks nice and tasty; they have a good selection of starters and side dishes on the menu, plus all of the traditional main courses.
The overall impression of Rebaz is really good quality. As such, many loyal customers are definitely returning now the place has built up a local reputation.
Bangladeshi cuisine comes mainly from the province of Bengal and their culinary expertise has been popular with the British ever since the Partition of British India in 1947; this is partly because the Bangladeshi style is similar: for example, food is served course by course, rather than all at once like in many Asian food cultures.
Natives in Bangladesh like to use sweet water fish, vegetables and lentils, served mainly with rice as their staple diet, thus their most traditional meals are well known and notable for their subtle flavours.
Customers are never kept waiting for long at Rebaz and there is always a good atmosphere inside with TV, comfortable sofas, magazines and friendly, family people to talk to while they cook your food.
Clearly, the menu at Rebaz is a fusion between two cultures using traditional and authentic recipes that have been tailored for England, hence none of their meals are ever likely to disappoint!
Give Rebaz a call on 020 8778 5251 / 020 8659 6444, check them out on-line at https://rebaz-penge.co.uk or grab a menu at 79 High Street, Penge, SE20 7HW next time you’re passing.
Warner Bros made “Feed the Kitty” in 1952 as part of the Merrie Melodies cartoon series, and it is an animated short film featuring a bulldog called Marc Anthony, who adopts a small cat named Pussyfoot!
Out crawls this little treasure from a tin can. When bulldog Marc Anthony tries to hide his little kitten – Pussyfoot – from owner and mistress, he copies the kitten and plays with the cat and the kitty climbs all over the doggy in a way that doesn’t usually happen.
This bulldog (Marc Anthony) falls in love with his playmate and adopts it as his very own, but the human owner forbids him to bring it inside the house. For this reason, the beastly pair have to hoodwink their owner and hide in the house to avoid getting caught, thus the cartoon really then begins to take shape.
Kitty runs across the kitchen floor covered by a bowl and the owner (whom viewers only ever see the bottom half of) believes it to be a mouse, so Anthony grabs a key and winds it up pretending for the kitten to be a clockwork toy; much to his delight the master falls for it.
The house owner is a women and she begins to suspect something when Marc Anthony tries to hide the kitten in flour while the dog is attempting to look innocent. When the owner scoops up the flour mix to bake cookies, she doesn’t see the cuddly kitten in the measuring cup; she attempts to blend the flour in a mixing bowl with an electric food mixer, so the dog sprays himself with whipped cream to make it look like he has rabies, and this is adequate to distract the woman long enough for the kitten to climb out and hide.
Marc Anthony doesn’t realise that the kitten has escaped and sees the lady blending the mixture before cutting it into shapes and baking them as cookies in the oven. Marc breaks down in a pool of tears out in the back yard at the very thought of what has now happened.
Clearly distressed, the mistress comes out to comfort poor Marc Anthony by giving him a cat-shaped cookie, thus he doesn’t see the funny side of it oddly enough, and just cries his eyes out again instead.
When kitty calmly walks up to the bull doggy and meows, Marc Anthony is beside himself with joy, but has to keep hiding the cat from the owner. Finally, she sees the two of them together; she then allows him to keep kitty and they all live happily ever after. Such a happy ending (how nice) and what a contrast between not just a dog and cat, but huge bulldog and tiny cute kitten – how lovely!
In summary, this cartoon “Feed the Kitty” was voted one of the best 50 of all time in 1994 by senior members of the animation field in Hollywood and it is notable for the domestic environment portrayed by two pets living comfortably in a normal friendly atmosphere at the end.