Tuesday, February 12, 2008

kedai kopi let's rock @ ipoh

if you ask me what are the 3 things i am most craving for at the moment from my hometown, ipoh (land of good food), these tops my list:

# Pork noodles @ Pusat Makanan Sun Hor Lok, Greentown
# Hor fun (dry) & fishballs @ Restoran Let's Rock/Tai Kah Lok, Pasir Putih
# Chicken & prawn ipoh kueh teow @ Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakri

fishballs, tofu, fishcakes, fu pei, meatballs, wantons

we practically grew up eating noodles, fishballs and drinking teh from tai kah lok. i remember mom used to ta pau these for breakfast on weekends or we would come here for breakfast on sundays with dad. this place remains very nostalgic and memorable to us.

for a good few years now we havent had any tai kah lok, so on 3rd day of cny, we decided to NOT join the foh san dim sum crowd but came here instead. i think we made a wise and yummy decision.

signature hor fun kon loh

the obligatory must haves

the fishballs etc are priced at 50 cents per piece. last time, it was only bout 30 cents. shows how much time has changed... but the taste is stillsogoooooood and ingredients used are absolutely fresh.

the taste of the hor fun is really very distinctive. of all the dry hor fun ive eaten, tai kah lok's still tastes the best! and it's so recognizable that if you were to blindfold me, i would still managed to tell you which is tai kah lok's hor fun kon loh.

so so so so good... *sighs*

p/s: tai kah lok also made it into flavours magazine Perak good food guide (march-april 2006 edition).

kedai kopi let's rock (tai kah lok)
661, new pasir putih,
jln pasir putih, ipoh.
opens 7-11am; 4.30-9pm
closed on wednesdays

[disclaimer: the opinions expressed here are based on my personal views, tastebuds and preference and may vary for others. please dont sue me, i dont have money. kthxbye.]


michelle said...

omg omg chow liu!!
omg omg i always have kon lou loh she fun!!
never liked hor fun..
omg omg... i can almost taste it...
i love the sa kot and the yau char kuih with fish paste inside and the brinjal and the fishball and the other crunchy crunchy foo peis... omggggg.......

Calvin Goh Seow Chung said...

Gosh... I also miss Ipoh food... Yum yum yum!

YilingL said...

michelle: haha. i bet your saliva all drooling on the keyboard already. because when i look back at the pics i crave for them too!! and yeah, ipoh's fu peri with fish paste totally rocks. cant seem to get them in kl.. sighs.

calvin: yum yum yum!!

Anonymous said...

you guys must try the curry fish head at night also.. hee... it may make u come back to eat for sure..

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