Monday, August 18, 2014

Lok Wei Kui Noodles And Desserts, Ipoh

On a hot sunny day we went out for lunch in Lok Wei Kui coffeeshop which is located at the corner, just opposite Kamdar Textile along Jalan Jln Mustapha A Al-Bakri also known as Clare Street.  This shop has been around ever since I was a teenager or even before ... ie. more than 50 years ago.... very well known during the 1970s as I usually passed by that shop very often.  Yes, passed by only cos those days it is considered a luxury to eat in classier coffeeshops... those days most food were sold at the road sides already....
Those days this bowl of "Hor Hee" is very famous... 
Today it is still nice but frankly, not as tasty as the yester-years... 
Normally "Hor Hee" is eaten with glass noodles...
Besides noodles, I love to order peanut pancakes here in this shop...
It cost RM1 for a piece now... 
Worth paying... just look at the nuts overflowing....


Simply the Best!

35 comments:

  1. yeah, once i saw the photo, i know that is HOR HEE!! besides remembering for its deliciousness, i also remember this bowl of noodles by its very interesting name Hor Hee, haha!! and i wonder if our Ipoh Food Mayor actually know how this name came from?? i know woh~~ :p

    and that apam!! fuyoh, so thick and so huge a piece with so much peanuts.. and i can see it's so crispy outside and chewy soft inside.. i like!!!

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    1. SK, I really don't know wor... humbly ask you to explain if you may... :) I know hor hee is quite similiar to koay teow thng in Penang... quite but not the same completely... yes, I do recommend you to take the pancake one day... try it!

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  2. Peanut pancakes, my all time favorite! The one at Taiping also very nice, do you agree? :)

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    1. At the aneka selera? YES!! I love the Big Face pancake anytime especially when it is hot!

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  3. I love to eat peanut pancakes too! Hor Hee I like too but did not know that we are supposed to eat hor hee with glass noodles.

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    1. Normally with glass noodles but of course, you can opt for other types too... :) So when are you coming? hahaha.. .

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  4. Haha ..I used to eat here during my late teens with my fellow classmates. This kopitiam still going strong ! I miss the hor hee !

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    1. That shop is quite famous then.. right?

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  6. The bowl with the glass noodles would be my favorite. I am just like your girl, LOVE any kind of noodles!

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    1. Noodles are being loved by many, easy to eat and cook too!

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  7. Nice Hor Hee & peanut psncakes. For peanut pancakes, I like the thin cripsy type but the one in the pix looks good too.

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    1. You are same with my kids.... my kids like the thin and I like the fat... hahaha...

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  8. Peanut pancakes, apam balik or ban chien koi. Like Irene, I like the thin and crispy version too but best eaten hot from the pan.

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    1. Yes, otherwise cold already, they don't taste as good.. harder and drier...

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  9. I love peanut pancakes too~~~

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  10. Yummzz, "bang chang kueh".. Thats what my mum calls it.. I pulak call it "tai kau min"... I love those.. I can eat like 5-6 at one go.. Add butter, corn.. More butter, overflowing.. Yummzzzz

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    1. wow..you can really eat la!! Must be still growing.. I bet you are!

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  11. The hor hee looks really nice ler. Ouh...so they are usually eaten with glass noodle. :)

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    1. Some like them with koay teow... glass noodles are not so filling..

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  12. I love the peanut pancakes! I can eat a few slices hah..hah...There is one stall near my office that sells this I don't like it because they put sweet corn and they do it thin and crispy.

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    1. So you like them thicker like me... .yes!! And some like it thin and crispy...

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  13. I might consider move to Ipoh if there are jobs there, or when I retire. That dai kau min... Cannot get that overflowing peanuts when I buy in KL anymore!

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    1. hahaha.. did you not read.. Ipoh is one of the top 10 or 20 best cities to stay upon retirement...

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  14. ohh that one called hor hee ah...here we call it tung fun. Very nice but have to eat fast

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    1. Yah if not fast enough, then become twice as much.. hahaha..

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  15. Clare road. Sound like your name! ^^

    Yes I love that soup with glass noodles (Hokkien called it tang hoon). And that peanut pancakes too. worth eating it!!

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    1. Yes, minus the "i"... it is Clare street, those days the streets names are mostly British names.. very canggih one...

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  16. ayoyoyoyoyoyoyoyo
    droooooooooooollll :)

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  17. Wah! I want the peanut pancakes!! :)

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  18. Homemade fishballs are always the best despite that there may be hint of mingled fishy taste.Nice snapshot!

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  19. Your peanuts pancake is very deliiiiiiiicious! It is so hard to find them in KL.

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