Wednesday, May 21, 2014

At Foh San, Ipoh For A Bite

I think it has been more than a year or two since I last went to Foh San Dim Sum in Ipoh.  Being a local, I don't really go there, I prefer other "Dim Sum" shops than the popular ones.  Having said that, we went there one fine Sunday, joining in the crowd.... all for the love-sake for my girl. :)
 The ground floor was crowded.... and we came up... 
just nice timing to see one small table for the three of us....
Having sat down, my girl took the card and went to get the food..
Yes, it is self serviced except for some special selection...
She brought back a few items...
All her favourite food... actually....
 Steamed Chee Cheong Fun on the outside but crispy fillings on the inside....
 Some sweet desserts....
 Ma Lai Koh...
 Char Siew Poh and Sang Yuk Pau... (All meaty dumplings)
Part of the food we ordered...
After that, my turn to take my glutinous chicken rice and fish balls....
After this meal, I think I will refrain from Dim Sum for at least one month  :)


27 comments:

  1. I think I've seen mummy bloggers posting on Foh San dimsum.. Yes, it's crowded, you'd be lucky to get a place.. Hmm, mention about dimsum only, I must have a few things, here goes: siew mai, fried fish balls (read: fried, and not normal steamed "yue mai"), sui kow or prawn dumplings with mayonaise dip, woo-kok, char siew pau, fried carrot cake (chau lobak koh) and lastly, egg tarts.. Ooohh, and a bowl of hamtan-peitan-housi-sauyoke porridge, kekekeke..

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    1. waahhhh..... really can eat hor!! Good... with you along, can try more varieties!!!

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  2. I like foh san actually, not because of absolute taste but the myriad choices available, smaller dim sum eateries are unable to provide many types of dainty dim sum dishes :D

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    1. But I think the things there are a bit overpriced.. anyway, once awhile, it is good to taste different varieties from different dim sum shops...

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  3. been there before...okay la ...now is self service is it?

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    1. Upstairs self service la.. downstairs not so sure...

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  4. This all looks really good and well prepared. You are so good to your kids!

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    1. I myself enjoy food, Ginny!! hahaha...

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  5. I love this shop and I think they have the best Egg Tarts that could beat TongKei chain in KL...
    Ipoh has few really excellent Dim Sum shops that could be at par with Hong Kong too!

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    1. My girl loves egg tarts so each time we go for dim sum, sure got egg tarts on the table. :)

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  6. Nice dim sum. Your girl must be the happiest person since she can have all her favourite. Yes, all for the love sake of your princesss.

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    1. hahaha... princess... when did I become queen by the way... hahaha...

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  7. Egg tart is my fav too. I remembered the last time you got me some delicious egg tarts from Hong Kee or something like this name.

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    1. I also cannot remember.. cham.. poor memory.. ! :)

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  8. Wahhhhh!!!! Famous dim sum place. Want to eat must go for the best lor - what for go to eat the cheaper ones, not so nice. Not worth the calories.

    How many types you took, how much altogether? Just went for dim sum that day - maybe will go again when my girl is home for the holidays...

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    1. I took a few more types.. and the bill came to RM44... not shown in the pictures here..

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    1. See next time I can buy down some or not.. immigration can allow or not, I wonder...

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  10. i have been to Ipoh three times and been to Foh San twice, i think this place is more famous for people who came to Ipoh instead of people living in Ipoh huh?? and yeah, always so crowded and the locals always say there are nicer dimsum elsewhere :p

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    1. It happens everywhere... even when I go outstation, I will also go for those highly promoted ones in blogs... unless there are local friends staying there...

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  11. I must eat lo mai kai everytime I eat dim sum. No lau sar pao at foh san?

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    1. I dont know cos I didnt order that.. .I feel very lau eating that.. :)

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  12. Aunt reana. .. we go next time when I am back ah !

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    1. Call auntie means auntie bayar...or you kaya-raya work-in-Singapore bayar? Muahahahahahaha!!!!

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    2. You take me and I will go!!
      Arthur, this small brother is like that one... very mischievous but adorable.. hahaha... he will pay one, not to worry... auntie ma.. the young working one should pay for auntie...

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  13. OOh nice nice! Love the egg tarts too.. but have never been to foh san ever since they moved to new building. haha.. somehow Ming Court is still our go-to dim sum place, don't know why!

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  14. I like the egg tart the most, but hardly get a chance to order it because I can't finish all of them, only can order it if someone willing to share with me, hehe!!!

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