Friday, August 15, 2014

Ipoh Food In Gourmet Square, Ipoh Garden

We reached Ipoh around 6pm, rested for an hour or so before we adjourned for our dinner.  My friend wanted to go to our "old place" (loe tei fong) in Ipoh Garden.  Yes, we gathered at Gourmet Square for our light dinner.... It is our old place because we first started to come by here during the 1970s..... It was called "Mushroom Stop" then... (Tung Ku Teng) ... 
We ordered just a few varieties cos we wanted to go for our second round dinner in town...  
Sotong with Kangkung... 
I was told that the sauce is made from pumpkin....
No wonder so nice.....
Hongkong Chee Cheong Fun...
Melts in the mouth... trust me! 
hahahahaa...
A bowl of mixed vegetables with fish paste...
Oyster crabs... 1kg.. RM50
Tasty but a bit spicy...
Next time I must tell them to lessen the chilli....
 We are light eaters, right?
Cos we were thinking of going to town for something special...
But unfortunately, it was not opened...
We decided to go home...
There were still much catching up to do in the room...
*Slumber Party* for the girls!

35 comments:

  1. Ahh I miss HK style Cheong Fun!! This one looks plenty good! I used to have it when I was still living in KL, the pasar near my home has a stall that sells a very awesome one. Nowadays when I go back, my mom will complain about me being fatsss and the only breakfast I get is fruit blended juices and whole wheat organic bread. In Penang need to go to the dimsum places super early, if you go to Maxim at 8AM like me, they are usually sold out :(

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    1. I really got to laugh when you mentioned your mom complained you are fatssss... hahaha.. can eat means prosperity, as Chinese used to say... but you are very blessed.. can get fresh fruit juices.. that is really healthy! Maxim? I have been there several times.. you should try their fried rice at 11am.. very fragrant!

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  2. Not a fan of sotong kangkung, but I like that soup with fish paste. Ching ching dei, I like.. Dont like 'dry' crabs. Prefer the 'wet' ones with lots of butter gravy and can dip and eat with fried mantou..

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    1. The way you describe, now I am drooling!

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  3. yay.. Chillie crabs, yummy.. drooling here...

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  4. All the food looks so tempting but the crabs I give it a pass as I find it very troublesome to eat.

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    1. They have basins for us to wash hands.. so it is fine with me. :) troublesome also never mind..

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  5. See sotong only. Not much kangkung. So good la. .. :-)

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  6. when you said "Old Place", i thought this is a place i do not know but only the locals.. but when you said "Mushroom Stand" then AWWWW, i know i know, i have been there for supper!! hahaha.. and guess what, i also had the sotong kangkung and also the CCF, but cannot afford your crab lah~~ :D

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    1. Can afford la... ! RM50 for 1 kg.. got 4 small crabs.. cukup la.. don't take so much.. so you have been there too ah... really a KL foodie!

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  7. I'm a huge fan of cuttlefish kangkong, but it's really expensive to eat here. Guess I've to order more the next time I visit M'sia.......

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    1. Yes, and the most important is the sauce!

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  8. I'm a fan of sotong kangkung, with lotsa kangkung and peanut sauce....I never tried pumpkin sauce before....I guess it is only available in Ipoh (to be specific only exclusive at Mushroom Stand! haha)
    I dun favour crab so mch, coz lazy to eat

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    1. So most of you like sotong but not crabs... how come I seem to like everything? :)

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  9. Hm hai mahhhh..back to Parlor chow yau yee? haha. Lup the sotong vedie muchie

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    1. Hai lo... Chau har yau yee kei hoe geh.... kam gua chap... hoe sik ah!!!

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    2. East or West home or rather Parlor is Best

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  10. Oh, I like to eat sotong kangkung and the vege in the fish paste bowl. I love to eat crabs too but then too lazy to eat them so I think it has been a year since I last ate them. This is a food court, right?

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    1. Yes, this food court is very busy during the weekends...

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  11. What fun you two are having!!

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  12. This reminds me of the Open Air Market in Kuching, one of those places in the 70's for young people to gather and hang out and eat - http://suituapui.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/open-air/
    It certainly looks very popular still - so many people. Ooooo....lovely crabs.

    Sure is nice to get together with old friends and go raun raun (Sarawak Malay for round round) and catch up with one another, recalling the good old days. I really enjoy that so much. Great...with new(er) friends too. Hint! Hint!

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    1. hahahaa...Not sure what you are hinting, Arthur! Not many food courts in Ipoh nowadays...

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  13. Wow, that old place of yours is special. Like the dishes you girls ordered. The crab and sotong with kangkung.

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    1. Once in awhile only get to eat these...

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  14. I want double order for the sotong kangkung! Sauce made from pumpkin is something new to me.

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    1. Yes, something new to me too... I was told by my friend from KL... hahaha..

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  15. Next time u go, don't forget to bring me go, hahaha...

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    1. You have too many places to go... I also cannot which is which already...

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  16. So many yummy food! I also don't like the crabs too spicy!

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  17. Sotong with Kangkung is very nice to munch and chat with old buddies. It can make me addicted one.

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