Thursday, October 04, 2007

Restoran Kong Heng, Ipoh

We didnt have breakfast...
We drove all the way to Ipoh, skipping Bidor and it's delicious woo kok *gasp*
So it was only normal (at least for us) to over order... :)
SF and SL brought us to one of their favourite kaishi hor fun ( flat noodles with shredded chicken) stall which is located in Kong Heng...

But before we managed to tuck into our mains, we were hassled by other stall owners to order food from them..
The satay man promptly placed satays on our table..

Eat eat, calculate later!
There were a range of non halal, pork satay, pig intestines satay and zhu hong (pig's blood) satay. I tried one stick; was just okay.

Shot some caffeine into my blood stream..hehe..Had the ever famous Ipoh White coffee..One word: kuat! (strong)
Some mixture of balls..hehe.I meant pork balls, beef balls, beef ligamen balls, etc..Only the pork balls were nice, others was mediocre..
And yes, the kaishi hor fun! Looks so delicious, I cant wait to tuck in :). Taste as delectable as it looks..The noodles was smooth, the prawns fresh and the chicken; very tender. The broth was light and sweet, just pure pleasure slurping it down..
SF likes the chee cheong fun there..something about the red sauce.. ;p. It was quite tasty..

SF ordered this for me to try..She said her dad and uncles likes this..Guess it was not that good that day, it was not crispy and a tad hard. Was suppose to dunk it into the curry soup (served with the meat balls), but it only turned out ok.

After we cleared all the food we ordered, we decided to have the fruit rojak across the street at Restoran Hang Chao. The old lady who serves the rojak presented it in a very interesting manner..The rojak was served without the sauce.. Next, we were given a bowl of rojak sauce each. The sauce was thick and pungent, just the way I like it :). The prawn paste and belacan powder sure makes the sauce real strong smelling; and for an extra kick, add in bird's eye chillies..

Restoran Kong Heng and Restoran Hwang Chao is located at old street town (kau kai cheong) at Jalan Panglima, Ipoh.

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Blogger Lyrical Lemongrass said...

The beauty abt Kong Heng is that everything in the shop is good. Gawd, i miss that place!

05 October, 2007  
Blogger Big Boys Oven said...

Well Kong Heng Use to be a great place to have breakfast and lunch. Chinese Satay was one of my favourite when I was young, people as far as KL crazzz about them. The best and well known kai see sau hor fun would be the stall next to Kong Heng. Now as there are so many new eatery in Ipoh, Kong Heng is not as crowded as before but still manage to retain their presence!

05 October, 2007  
Blogger MeiyeN said...

wow.. pork balls, beef balls.... even ligamen balls? that's exotic.. to me! but my fiance love them.... too bad, i really wonder when is da time i have da chance to visit ipoh.. :(

05 October, 2007  
Blogger "Joe" who is constantly craving said...

woohoo..a place i nvr fail to miss whenever i m in ipoh..damn shiok..abt the satay....its recycled if you dont finish it u know..hahaha..

05 October, 2007  
Blogger sc said...

lyrical lemongrass: haha..maybe it's time for a revisit?

BBO: oh, the stall next door? oh yeah, i did recall SF and SL talking bout it too..but they prefer we ate there..will try the shop next door when i'm there next time :)

meiyen: it's not that make a trip there..yummy food :)

joe: haha..yes yes, they recycle the satays..i didnt wanna talk about it..:p

05 October, 2007  
Anonymous tankiasu said...

That's the reason why I stopped going there. Hate it when all the hawkers start hassling you.

08 October, 2007  
Blogger teckiee said...

pork satay! thats my kind of satay!

08 October, 2007  
Anonymous jason said...

They started to do the KL version of hor fun (with prawns). The satay wasn't as good as it was last time anymore.

By the way, how come no popiah???

08 October, 2007  
Blogger wmw said...

Need to go Ipoh soon leh...;o)

08 October, 2007  
Blogger sc said...

tankiasu: guess it does gets on your nerves eh? ;p

teckiee: oohhh..i see there's a babi lover in da house!

jason: yes, i thot the pork satay was not that good..aiyo, cant stuff in popiah anymore ler..hehe

wmw: soon hor? ;)

08 October, 2007  
Blogger Precious Pea said...

I always come here for lunch whenever am in Ipoh. The ipoh kuey teow is my fav and needless to say, the spare parts satay is Hubby's favourite. Their creme caramel also very good!

09 October, 2007  
Blogger New Kid on the Blog said...

how come no popiah?? their popiah is one of the best... better than Penang one!!

16 October, 2007  
Blogger sc said...

pea: oh, didnt know bout the creme caramel :(

nkotb: welcome! hahaha could not stuff in any more food :)

16 October, 2007  

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