Curry Fish Head in Setapak, Must Try!

Curry Fish Head with rice is simply appetizing! If you happen to be in the area of Setapak to have lunch,  then make your way to Peter Curry Fish Head restaurant.  This shop operates daily (except Tuesdays)  between 11.30am and 2:30pm only. Address is 12, Jalan Angsana, Taman P. Ramlee, 53000 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. Click here to  locate from google map.

This shop has been around since the mid-80s.  Peter started this business and grew the brand.  Peter is no longer here, and his business is now run by his son, Philip.  Continue reading “Curry Fish Head in Setapak, Must Try!”

Pork Ball Noodle in Setapak, Must Try!

Introducing the Pork Ball Noodle found only in Kuala Lumpur.

Pork Ball Noodle is very popular with the Malaysian Chinese residing in Kuala Lumpur. Most local folks in Kuala Lumpur will be able to point you to the best spots for Pork Ball noodles.  Pork Ball noodles can be served either with soup or as a dry version with dark soy sauce. The condiments for either version are still the same. You will get Square Pork Ball in flat strip (4 pieces),  Fried Mince Pork, and slices of Chinese Sausage (fried small intestines as filling).

The locals in Kuala Lumpur also refers to this as “Sam Kan Chong” (in Cantonese 三间庄) noodles, made popular some 60 years ago. Here is the link to the history of “Sam Kan Chong” Continue reading “Pork Ball Noodle in Setapak, Must Try!”

Dry Wan Tan Mee in Setapak, Must Try!

Dry Wan Tan Mee is popular in Malaysia

If you are an overseas visitor to Malaysia, and you want to have the localised dry sauce Won Ton Noodle.  Firstly, you need to be aware that, in Malaysia, it is known as Dry Wan Tan Mee.  And the second rule, is you must remember to emphasize  “Dry” style. Let’s say, you forgot to mention this and if you wanted “Soup” style, your noodle will be served to you in the Dry version which is the majority of Malaysian choice. Continue reading “Dry Wan Tan Mee in Setapak, Must Try!”

Chinese Curry Laksa in Setapak, Must Try!

Curry Laksa or Kari Mee as known in Malaysia

Curry Laksa also known as Kari Mee  in Malaysia is the popular noodle meal served in a bowl of curry broth with condiments that could include boiled egg, shredded steam chicken, cockles, fried bean curd puff  (tofu pok), long beans and shrimps.

Which Curry Laksa should I have ? Well, there are 3 main Curry Laksa versions in Malaysia to choose from;

(i) Chinese Curry Laksa,

(ii) Malay Kari Mee,

(iii) Indian Muslim  (mamak)  Kari Mee.

I have had all the above, but I am only going to review the Chinese Curry Laksa  since I  frequent this a lot  as compared to the other 2. Continue reading “Chinese Curry Laksa in Setapak, Must Try!”

Penang Char Kuey Teow in Setapak, Must Try!

Penang Char Kuey Teow

Are you looking to have authentic Penang Char Kuey Teow (Malaysian version of stir fried dry flat noodles) in Setapak, north east outskirt of Kuala Lumpur ? There is this Penang couple who has been operating a night  stall selling Penang Char Kuey Teow (PCKT) for over 30 years in Setapak.  They used to operate from a popular hawker centre at Taman P Ramlee, Setapak between 1980s and 1990s but then moved to Jalan Prima Setapak, Setapak  from 2000s. Continue reading “Penang Char Kuey Teow in Setapak, Must Try!”