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November 13, 2012

Fook Cheow Cafe, Hutton Lane, Penang…#1 place to get kway teow th’ng

Kway teow Th’ng is fresh flat rice noodles which are served in a clear soup broth, topped with fish balls, slices of pork, chicken, golden brown garlic bits and chopped scallions. A condiment of sliced fresh red chilies in soy-vinegar usually accompanies the dish.

The stall in Fook Cheow Cafe, Hutton Lane serves mmm mmm good kway teow t’ng. The soup is full of aroma and and the rich flavour was spot on and delicious. The kway teow is super smooth and thin and the homemade fishballs are perfect!

You won’t find any sort of kway teow soup that tastes like this anywhere else in Malaysia or Singapore, or at least to my knowledge. It really is a beautiful marriage of port, chicken, kway teow noodles and soup. Inexpensive and great are two of my favourite combos. This is the true truth as I say it as it is…

 

 

 

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August 22, 2010

Ah Koong Restaurant, Johor Baru, Malaysia…fish cakes are highly recommendable.

Ah Koong specializes in fishy stuff. The fish cake is very tasty and springy – crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. One thing you’ll notice about this place is the freshness of the food especially the seafood and fish.

What’s interesting here is that you can pick what you want to go with your noodles. I have the appetite of a dinosaur. So, I will fill up my bowl with a selection of fishballs, fishcake and yong tau foo,¬†stuffed beancurd and lady finger, foo chuk (beancurd sheets) and pacific clams. To add more zing to the noodles, I usually add fresh¬†oysters, which are an essential part of the Teo Chew style of preparing soup noodles

With fishballs and fish cakes so good, the price is at a premium, but I think it’s well worth it. Moreover, you get a clean dining area and air-conditioning. This is the true truth because I keep saying it as it is.

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