Thursday, December 4, 2014

Buntong Fried Noodles Behind Old Majestic Cinema, Ipoh

Yearning for the Buntong Fried Noodles again... this time I went along with my sister who didn't know where this place was relocated... and now she knows, she will bring her friends there next time. We reached MX11 at around 7pm and surprisingly this time, the place was quite full already.

Most of the patrons were patiently waiting and we were told that the "chef" had not arrived yet and we laughed upon hearing that.  Normally the chef  should be early, right?  Anyway, for our dinner we waited for around 45 minutes and meanwhile we ordered two sets of these Fresh Fish Balls to pass time...
One set comes in a set of 5.... and it cost RM6 per plate...
I was thinking "wahhhhh... so expensive ah...."
But when I bite into it... Wow... they were so fresh and nice...
And we ended up ordering another set!
We ended up "interviewing" the man who sells these
The fish balls were prepared by his relative who uses "Tau Foo" fish to do them... 
All he needs to do is to steam them back for 7-8 minutes...
Must not be too long nor too short a time... otherwise they won't taste GOOD!
Highly recommended....
Finally the noodles came....  RM12
This is a Must Order Koay Teow...
The gravy was overfilling the noodles.....
I love it!!!
We also ordered a plate of meehoon....  RM12
Very tasty.... maybe I was too hungry then....
Waiting for 45 minutes is no joke even though there are fish balls around... 
hahahaaa....
Our portion of food are for three persons....
And our total cost for this dinner came to RM36 for the food only....
Well, I will certainly come again...
Will bring my guests this time... 
It opens only in the evening till late in the night.... 


26 comments:

  1. Just by the look of the fish ball can see they are bouncy and syiok! The wat tan hor is my favourite.

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    1. Nancy, the dumplings there no more.. now replaced by fish balls...

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  2. Nice dinner and all suits my taste. Fishballs looks qq but a bit oily.

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    1. Just a dash of garlic oil..I also dont like them too oily...

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  3. Tau foo fish? What the heck is that? I don't think I've heard it before..
    And, those noodles are exactly my type of noodles! Slurppss!!

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    1. hahaha... Tau Foo Yu... Ask your mom and she will know... it is reddish in colour...

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  4. Ya, what is tau foo fish? First time I hear customers all sitting around waiting for chef to arrive to wok it up. and also first time I see kway teow in so much gravy! Must be so hungry to wait for 45 mins with a hungry stomach.

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    1. Yes, first time for us too... I laughed when I heard that.. patrons waiting for the chef to come..

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  5. the Majestic Cinema?? errr, if not mistaken my friend told me that this historical building is now demolished and going to be replaced by some modern condo ah??

    aiyoh, the fish balls and the fried beehoon looks so good leh.. and this Ipoh Food Mayor, really know how to eat leh.. while waiting for food also she can order something to "pass the time", haha!! :D

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    1. Yes, it is now a modern condo...you know very well, SK!

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  6. This really looks divine! I wish I could taste it ALL, especially the noodles! Maybe take your girl there sometime, I know she loves noodles!

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    1. My girl went there already.. she loves it too!

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  7. I like those fishballs.. Especially with bits of chillis in it..Will usually order them if I go makan dimsum.. Wah the noodles look so good with all that banjir gravy, looks like wat tan hor..

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    1. No chillies in these.. but dip in them... wah... so nice la!!

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  8. Noodles look good! They should let the fish balls stand on some kitchen towels first to soak away a bit of the oil.

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    1. Actually not oily.. it is the steam... you come and you will know.. hahaaha..

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  9. Noodles...seems like have enough wok hei there. Yummy! I just had fried meehun too.

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    1. Next time when you come Ipoh... do try this out...

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  10. You know what to do when i go Ipoh ya, wink wink hint hint...

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  11. Wah, the meehoon looks delicious! I guess if the fishballs were good, then the price is worth paying for. After all, we are not going to sweat it out in the kitchen to make fish balls, so we have to pay for the labour :)

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  12. hahaha... you made it sound so justified.. I Like IT!

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  13. Gosh, the food looks real tasty! You're making me hungry at this hour. Lol!

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  14. The noodles in the 'lor' gravy is always my favourite! I also love fried glass noodles!

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