Friday, July 25, 2014

Hakka Noodles In Hong Hin Old Town, Ipoh

I love to take my breakfast in this shop here in old town but I seldom have a chance to. The reason is that this shop is always "Full House".... Sometimes I will stand and wait for awhile but most times, I will land up in some other shops nearby.   This shop is called Hong Hin and it has been operating since 1970s.  I was working nearby then and the vendors were quite elderly.  But now it is being manned by a young couple and their mama. (I think)
On this particular morning, I saw a Caucasian making some enquiries at the stall... 
 
I overheard he asking what the ingredients are... fish?  How about this?  
And the young lady was patiently explaining to him despite the busyness...
We were sitting on the five foot way.... and from my angle, this building came into view...
Nice colonial building... now only I realize... 
Triangle shaped....
Just right opposite from where I am sitting
is the Goldsmith shop which has been operating many years ago.....
Soon my noodles arrived.... Hakka Mee!
Love all the spring onions...
And the normal "Liews" I normally order.... 
For the combination, it only cost RM3.20
We were a bit taken aback...
Now we know why this shop is always  crowded...
What is Cheap and Nice, the Ipohians will  be there!!

 


24 comments:

  1. Is this famous? And my Ipoh friends only know how to bring us to drink kopi and eat roti or kuih if we go to Ipoh old town...

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    1. If you want to come to this shop, you need to be early.. By 9.30 or so, the noodles are sold out.. :)

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  2. I didn't hear wrongly, did I? RM3.20 for the noodles & "liews". So very cheap. Like the colonial building too.

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    1. Yes, memang cheap.. that is why the crowd is there each morning...

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    1. hahahahaa.... must stand and wait wor...

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  4. RM3.20 including the bowl of yong tofu items? If I live nearby, I will go eat there everyday.

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    1. Then you feel muak if everyday... hahahaa.. yeah, I like to come by here too but only setback is got to wait each time...

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  5. Hakka mee looks good! Price is very cheap too~

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    1. Yes, I also agree... one of the cheapest in Ipoh..

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  6. This is a very nice and the people are so very polite, no wonder everyone comes here. Love that building that is odd shaped, what is in it?

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    1. Yes, a triangular shape... I only notice it when I was waiting for my meal to be served...

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  7. That certainly does not look anything like what I had in Seremban. Wahhhh...everything, north and south, all not the same one.

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    1. Not same is good.. if same, no good.. no more special... no more excitement to try new food.. hahaha...

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  8. Hakka mee I like.. I can eat everyday.. But here is whiter one. And dryer.. No dark dark sauce one.. Plain, with just minced meat and some char siew.. Sedapppp..

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    1. Yes.. each place has their own special way of cooking it... if all same, then will be boring.. for Wai Sik people like me, I prefer to try different styles... :)

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  9. Wahhhhhh nice. Make me hungry pulak

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    1. Sorry to make you hungry especially at this hour.... hope you don't mind..

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    1. Ipoh is like that.. when there is cheap and nice food, the crowd will be there..

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  11. Heard hakka noodles are homemade no got put 'ta-han-hoon' how true?

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    1. Oh, I am not sure... I just wallop only... but if good sales, no need ta han fun, hor?

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  12. Cheap and good! That's what I always hear about Ipoh food :)

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