Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Buntong Noodles In Ipoh Town

When we are in a "non-ricey" mode, we will opt for noodles instead...my sister and I will drive around the town while thinking of the "perfect" place to soothe our appetite.  And on this particular night, both of us agreed to have our dinner here... Buntong noodles...

At first sight, there is nothing unusual with this shop... the only difference is... "Take Number".... Yes, we must take a number upon entering the shop.  The numbers are on a table and apparently both of us forgot about it till we sat down and looked around... In a way, this system is good... first come first serve basis...
Soon it was our turn... and we ordered these for our dinner...
I prefer their dried version... with a pinch of lard at the side...
Some fish balls....
Fried wanton and fried beancurd skin wrappings...
But most of all, I like their stewed Eggplant with fish paste embedded in between...
Not many people like eggplant... 
My mom told me that they "blur" our eyes if we eat too much?
Is it true?  :)


The shop is called Sri Mahkota 
(Buntong noodles)
73 & 75, Theatre Street,
30000 Ipoh.

24 comments:

  1. Oppsss!!!...true kah egg plant blur our eyes. I love egg plant fried with belacan.Fish balls looks good too. Is the fish ball "QQ" type.

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  2. gratitude: the joy of eating! hahaha..


    irene: what is QQ? bouncing? :)

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  3. I've never heard that about eggplants! I didn't like veggies as a kid but I love eggplant!

    Maybe my mom never mentioned it since she figured anything to make me eat veggies is a good thing.

    I didn't eat veggies (full protein and carb diet - meat only) until I was in my 20's!

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  4. I have never heard that about eggplant and I like to eat egg plant. So the eggplant with fish paste is one type of yong tou fu right?

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  5. Eggplant blur eyes ka? I heard it eggplant got wind wor...will make people" kiok yuin.".

    Hentam just eat lor ..don't eat a lot should b ok la

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  6. it's called Buntong Noodles?? what does the Buntong mean?? it looks like the Kampar Noodles we have it here in KL leh, got dry noodles and also a bowl of "liu" woh.. of course i think there is no such thing in Kampar, just the KL people simply gave the name, haha!! :D

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  7. Didn't know egg plant blurs our eyes LOL, i love eating this vegetables and probably why i'm wearing specs right now xD

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  8. I have always wanted to go to a noodle shop, but this place has lots more than just noodles! Do you have the shops that sell only noodles in bowls with different kinds of broth and added things? I would love to go to one! Maybe you will find one sometime and post it.

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  9. Nice. Everything looks so good. Yum...yum...eat first, worry later. Everything in moderation - you can't go wrong with that.

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  10. HB: My sons are also like you.. when they reached their late teens, then only they started eating..cos they want nicer skin! :p


    mun: yes, it is one of the varieties...

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  11. kathy: oh, that i never heard before.. keok yuen.. hahaha..


    sk: Buntong is a name of the village here in Ipoh.. the noodles stall originates from there..

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  12. ken: that means I am like you too.. wearing specs now! hahaha..


    ginny: broth.. soup.. porridge, yes, we have all of those here! :)

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  13. stp: yes, right.. eat everything in moderation..

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  14. my mum said the same about eggplants not so good for eyes, np for me as i don't really like it except when it comes to yong tau foo

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  15. ykristen: so your mom said it too.. i guess they know better.. :)

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  16. I'd like to try the fried wanton!

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  17. Hayley: my kids love those too.. !

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  18. irene: yes, like balls...


    sharon: come and try next time!

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  19. it's the skin, don't take the skin..

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  20. What a silly old wives tales! They will brighten your eyes la!

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  21. I love eggplants.

    Yaloh. First time heard of taking numbers in a cafe. Haha.

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