Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Kheng Pin Cafe, Penang Road, Penang

For breakfast, we'll have loh bak, Ryan told us
I thought he was joking, I mean who takes loh bak for breakfast?
Maybe I was the oddball here...

Apparently everyone eating at Kheng Pin Cafe eats loh bak for breakfast..

Ryan went to select the food while we waited patiently..
Would you look at that? Gosh, such sinful food in the morning...
We had a mixture of stuff..
The loh bak was crispy on the outside and the meat was well marinated, tender and juicy. Really delicious. So was the prawn fritters had more prawns that flour so it was lovely as it was really flavourful. The squids were fresh and the batter, light. The fried plain tau foo and filled taufoo were also good. Dip all these into the sticky sweet sauce and the chilli sauce, very lip smacking indeed.
Some CKT to fill our stomach..Tasted rather mediocre after the loh bak...kakaka

Ryan said that this loh bak stall has been operating for 30 years and is famed in Penang. I'm not surprised though as it's utterly delicious:)

The loh bak stall is located in Kheng Pin Cafe (it's actually an old kopitiam), corner shoplot. At the T junction of Jalan Sri Baharin and Jalan Penang. Opposite Hotel Oriental.Very near Cititel Hotel.

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Blogger wmw said...

Wah lau, that plate of loh bak is simply outta this world. Breakfast! I want!

10 April, 2008  
Blogger Nic (KHKL) said...

i love penang's lobak cos it's so tasty with none of those fishy-aftertaste...and you made a homerun with the plate of ckt...a great way to end the post lar...yummy!

10 April, 2008  
Blogger Tummythoz said...

Hi oddball!
This is sooooo my dream breakfast. Pity can't find good ones in KL.

Hey, that plate of sin can't be cheap huh.

10 April, 2008  
Blogger "Joe" who is constantly craving said...

wah so keng ar..loh bak for breakfast..maybe after a long hard nite of drinking i suppose will do you good..

10 April, 2008  
Blogger Precious Pea said...

WOW! You are exploring Penang again!!??!! I think you should compile into a booklet Hanoi too. Slurp! I sure be your number 1 fan. Hehe!

10 April, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hmm... what a sumptuous breakfast that is! And the loh bak could beat any European smorsgabord flat! Looks incredible! *drools drools*

10 April, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

by the way. dont even think about ta-pauing. he won't even entertain.

10 April, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

wmw: spot on! really out of this world..haha

nic: only PG has the best loh bak..undisputed ler...

tummythoz: but it's so sinful..but if i'm back at PG now, will definitely have this brekkie again..kaka. this big plate costs us RM15.20, which i thot was ok..

joe: hahaha that was what i thot too! but once you start on it, it's not so weird to have loh bak for breakfast after all.

pea: aawww..*blushes* very sweet of you to say that pea :)

kenny: sumptuous indeed! bet you'll love it too.

ryan: oh yeah! thanks for the reminder :)

10 April, 2008  
Blogger J2Kfm said...

yeah! Penang has the BEST lohbak, bar none. Kek Seng one also not bad huh? How bout the sticky egg strips sauce + chilli sauce combo? nice? some places too gooey until like erm... hingus! =P

10 April, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

j2kfm: been to keck seng, but dont think have tried the loh bak there..nice ar? yeah, the sticky sauce+chilli combo was nice..dont recalled it being too gooey la..hahaha

10 April, 2008  
Blogger JOjo said...

loh bak = ???
I'm a bit lost here. Loh bak=ngoh hiang?

11 April, 2008  
Blogger Jun said...

girl, EVERYONE in penang eats lobak for bfast ;p (ok la exaggerating a bit hehe)

lobak at this place isn't too bad, but i like the one at that ckt coffeeshop i told u abt on carnarvon st. i like the octopus and sting ray they have thr ;)

12 April, 2008  
Blogger team bsg said...

strangely our Pg hard core member never even have a whiff of this place ! now we shall have to show him this outraging 30 year ommission ...

12 April, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

jojo: erm, i dont knw what's ngoh hiang..what dialect is that? sorry girl..

jun: yeah, like i said, i'm the odd ball..kakaka. must look for this carnarvon st the next time i'm in PG..sounds good..

team bsg: i also didnt know about this place till ryan brought us.. he has this since he's a kid. i like it, but must also try jun's recommendtion next time :)

13 April, 2008  
Blogger Jason said...

It's so convenient to have a colleague from Penang eh?

14 April, 2008  
Blogger J2Kfm said...

aiyo, sc u know what ah?
I was searching for this shop cz I din copy the location you gave. somehow I kept mixing this shop with Seng Thor (which serves pretty good Or Chien). Til the last day on the way back, we passed by this shop! but it was closed on a Sunday noon. Hmm ...

14 April, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

jason: yes, very! hehehe

j2kfm: aduhai, such bad luck! :( the easiest landmark was Cititel. well, now you know where, you can try it next's not too far from ipoh ;)

15 April, 2008  

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