Monday, June 25, 2012

Cheap Dim Sum In Kum Loong Taiping

It was only around 10am when we reached Kum Loong Food Shop (direct translation) from the photo here.....
It is actually a double shop lot selling dim sum only... when we were seated, we were told that most of the dim sum were sold out already, the waitress told us that not many choices were left....  I was really astonished...
no wonder the lady was sweeping the floor already...
(Can you see the customer putting up her legs?)
hahahaa.....
 I notice that the shop is more for "elderly people" like me...  lol...
Anyway, we sat there.... and see what they had to offer...
my friend and I didnt take much...
Just ordered a "Tai Pau" (Big dumpling)
some steamed dumplings and fish balls...
2 plates of steamed pork ribs
plus one plate of chicken with vegetables (not shown here)
We were recommended to eat this... 
Oh, I forgot the name but it seems they only do this once a week..
It was very large actually...
something like "sang yuk" pau..
with minced meat and a piece of egg as fillings..
 since I never seen this in Ipoh before, we ordered one and try...
It was not bad... neither it was very good...  hahahaa...
Well, nothing much to shout about in this shop...
but I do notice that many people came by to take away 
rather than sitting here to eat....
maybe because there is no air-con.....
Morning breakfast was a so-so...
I do not know their individual prices...
and the price including the above came to 
only RM17...something... 
So Cheap!!

24 comments:

  1. Yeahh! It's super cheap!! XD

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  2. That pao is huge! Looks like as big as my face...haha. I wish I can just go out and eat all these wonderful dim sum any time, and at such a cheap price!

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  3. That pao is huge! Looks like as big as my face...haha. I wish I can just go out and eat all these wonderful dim sum any time, and at such a cheap price!

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  4. You must have gone there yesterday cos the kai woh pau (the one which you can't tell its name) is only available on Sundays. Coincidentally, I bought the same pau yesterday but I went there much earlier, around 7 a.m. The kai woh pau is sold at RM6 to RM7 in Sri Petaling so this one is really cheap. Kum Loong sells the usual stuff every day namely loh mai kai, paus, morsels etc. At 5 p.m. daily, chicken pie (kai soh), siew pau and kaya kok will be delivered fresh from the kitchen. Egg tart, chin tui and nam yue sou (fermented beancurd puff) are sold on Sunday morning only (usually sold out by 7.30 a.m.)

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  5. eunice: i also think so! maybe counted wrongly?


    mary: now come to think of it, he might have miscalculated..


    pam: no wonder la.. 7am sold out? gosh.. but the kai woh pau were still available.. a lot too.. oh, i think i have mistaken.. the tar pau one, I paid separately.. hahhaa.... gosh, i better change my post.. haha...

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  6. 10 am and it's sold out?! Oh that tai pao very huge! But I'm not very fond of them at dim sum shop. Cos they are too filling! LOL!

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  7. Claire, Kum Loong dim sum is very famous during the olden days...My grandfather like to go there yum char. For me, their dim sum is so so only. We usually da pao their famous "Tai Pao". Kum Loong have great tea time snack like kaya puff and also kai sou = bbq pork pie with crumble on top. If you come here next time, I can reserved for you in advance first.

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  8. foong: yeah, i was surprised when they told me that most were sold out already...



    angeline: u r from Taiping too? thanks so much for your offer.. i would love to try their kaya puff or egg tarts next time...

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  9. Claire, yes Sheoh Yan, Hayley, Yvonne and Pam...we are all Taiping gals..

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  10. big pao? lol simply because it looks big! hahahaha

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  11. I'd like to join you there!



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  12. They don't look very nice either. But cheap and taste not bad, ok lah... Can't complain. LOL!!!

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  13. Btw, hope your loyal readers will hop over to my blog and click the links in this post:
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    to click the CONGRATULATIONS buttons for the two photos.
    Thanks so much to one and all.

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  14. angeline: great to know that.. we should have a meeting in Taiping next time.. hehee..


    henry: giant pau.. hahaa..


    cloudia: love to see u here if u come..


    stp: they are not that bad.. something different.. dim sum taste all the same to me... :))
    yes, clicked.. hope my fellow readers will click on your link too!!

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  15. angeline: great to know that.. we should have a meeting in Taiping next time.. hehee..


    henry: giant pau.. hahaa..


    cloudia: love to see u here if u come..


    stp: they are not that bad.. something different.. dim sum taste all the same to me... :))
    yes, clicked.. hope my fellow readers will click on your link too!!

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  16. Cheap lol...and the pao looks good.

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  17. The "sang yuk" pau look kinda funny, but can see the skin is softy.

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  18. Ermmm, so cheap. They din count wrongly. The pau looks nice.

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  19. I seldom eat at Kum Loong... because we all gou out late - brunch :p The dimsum is usually sold out by then, hehehe~

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  20. what pau is that? looks like one of hose pau that i made..kena tampal on top punya

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  21. I only know 2 things good in Kam Loong dim sum, char siew pao and loh mai kai.

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  22. the pau looks like sang yuk to me..
    and the har gao's skin seems so thick..

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  23. sharon: coming to Malaysia? hehee..


    mery: not too bad..


    vicky: if eaten while it is warm, then it is nice..


    irene: not too bad actually..


    yvonne: i thought it is still early at 10am..


    kathy: hehehee.. cute hor!


    yan: oh really? next time must try...


    simpleperson: that is not har kau.. but kau chi.. hahaha.. not too bad la.. tasty..

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