Tuesday, October 8, 2013

"Petrol Hike" Pinch Me In Yam Yam, Ipoh Garden South

I normally take my family out during weekends especially Sundays. Sundays are Sabbath day, a time to rest our hands and the pans in the kitchen! :) But each Sunday we will be "cracking" our heads where to go for our dinner. Sometimes I end up browsing through food blogs for places to eat. No joke but it is true... Ipoh is quite limited now when it comes to good Chinese food.. or perhaps there are many other shops which I have not tried as yet.

Last Sunday my niece suggested going to Yam Yam in Ipoh Garden South.  I think I have been there a couple of times but for different food... this time round we have to order food suitable for my mom who is still recuperating from her "missing toe" operation...
We ordered beancurd with "Sing Kwa" (loofah)
Egg plant with fish paste....
These two dishes are suitable for my mom....
Claypot chicken cooked with shredded ginger and wine..
Half "kampong" chicken RM24 
and this is most "appetizing" and "unhealthy"
Intestines cooked with dried shrimps and lots of chillies...
After eating this, I must go for many "walking" rounds!!
The food was not too bad...but I was not happy with the price...
The bill came to RM75 which I think is overpriced for just 4 dishes....
Now I can feel the "pinch"....
Due to petrol prices up, we have to be careful in our spending now...
Eat less outside food... hmmmm.. can we?

Address: 9 Lebuh Raya
Ipoh Garden South,
31400 Ipoh.
012-5651510

24 comments:

  1. Those are not intestines but Fallopian tubes (sang cheung). Best eaten with chilled beer...

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  2. yalor, this morning bought economy beehoon also increased 10sen in price already, got a shock luckily i brought extra money, haha!! hmmm, yalor, RM75 for that 4 dishes is actually a bit expensive lah..

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  3. Nothing comes cheap these days x'pecially with the petrol hike. Food looks like normal home-cooked, nothing special.But once in awhile eating outside with family is quite enjoyable.

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  4. Woah, i'll take every except intestines haha, i like the fish paste with egg plant, i'm a HUGE fan of fish paste/balls :p

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  5. Pam: yes..sang cheong...tai cheong...


    Sk: more surprises to come....sigh...

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  6. Irene: i also felt the same...


    Ken: yes i think many are not used to that...

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  7. The claypot chicken looks the best to me. How is your mom, did she lose her entire toe? Can she walk alright? How long will she have to diet?

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  8. ginny: my mom is getting better now, can walk but not for long distances.. she still has to refrain from certain food...

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  9. No more Sabbath day for me. With new baby, we will be eating out less as I dont like bringing a baby out. Less hassle.

    the claypot chicken looks delicious. Everything increase following the petrol price hike. Sigh!

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  10. rose: good to eat more at home actually... more healthy!

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  11. I cook at home every day so Sunday is my Sabbath day!

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  12. Soooo cheap!!! So many dishes! How many people? Btw, the place you took me to, can't remember the name now, was so very nice leh?

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  13. that's some rather "exotic" food, haven't tried it yet. nom

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  14. The dishes, looks nothing special to me...

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  15. Switch to chap fan...heheh. But even economy rice is not that economical anymore after the petrol hike.

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  16. wenn: Home cooking is the best!


    stp: cheap ah? I said expensive.. 4 dishes only.. the place I took you to, so long I have not been there already...

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  17. isaac: when coming to IPoh?


    sharon: but if divided by Sg currency.. very cheap!!

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  18. yeeling: chap farn not so shiok wor.. now i think one plate around RM4... still economical i guess..

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  19. Everything increase except our gaji.. :(

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  20. hahaha....food business is the best...no matter what barang naik harga...die die people will still have to eat...I love the cheong

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  21. merryn: apa boleh buat.. sigh...


    kathy: why ah.. the nice food all not healthy one? :)

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  22. I like to eat the eggplant dish but don't dare to eat the sang cheong dish. 75 for 4 dishes - is it plus rice and drinks? if it is, then it is about the prices here.

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  23. I have to say the intestines looks really yummy, though I seldom eat them, hehe~

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  24. Your food photos are always nice and sharp. Not many bloggers can do this well besides Suituapui. I love what you ordered to eat. I am not fussy and love to eat anything.

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