Thursday, December 18, 2014

Uncle CCF In Thean Chun Old Town, Ipoh

Uncle CCF still remembers me! 

It was so crowded, all tables and chairs were occupied... Uncle Chee Cheong Fun saw me and my girl standing by... and he called me, "hey, so long didn't see you come by here already!"  Oh.. was the uncle really talking to me?  "You remember me?"  He said.. "Aiyah, last time you used to go SMI to eat my CCF ma.... "  haahaaa.... yes, many  years ago my colleague and I used to go in by the side gate of St. Michael School and ordered his CCF.... cheaper ma...  So he still remembers though he is now no more selling inside the school!  
Then Uncle CCF allowed us to sit at his table... where he put his stuff....
He cleared half the section for me and my girl so that we could eat his CF there...
That is why I could capture this picture at this angle...   :)
Just look at the crowd... 
They just stood beside the tables... waiting for the patrons to finish their food... fast!
Can opt for the sidelane too...
But I think I still prefer to sit inside the shop... 
After we finished, I took a picture of Uncle CCF... 
My dry version of CCF....
With lots of dried prawns and fried onions....
And downed with a chilled Egg Custard... 
A meal that lasted me from morning till evening....
 

26 comments:

  1. Claire, I went there yesterday morning with my ex-colleagues. We took ccf, kai see hor fun, liew fun and chai char....it was about 9am, very crowded. CCF still very good and tasty.

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    1. Very crowded perhaps due to overrating.. hahaha.. I prefer to go other places for the chicken fun..

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  2. I always eat at this place when I go to Ipoh.

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  3. Really that good? I'm more interested in that egg custard :D

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  4. hey, i read about this CCF and egg custard being recommended somewhere!! and so nice horr?? the boss still remembers you.. ah, it is nice when you go to the eatery, and the people there treats you like an old friend, it makes dining there a lot more cosy and enjoyable.. agree?? :)

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    1. hahaha.. perhaps he say that to everyone? SK, if you hear him say that to you, please let me know..

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  5. Personal touch will instantly make any food become super delicious and memorable, that is for sure!

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    1. Authentic food is hard to find nowadays.

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  6. There must have been many who ate his food back then. He has a really good memory for people and faces! The custard is making my mouth water!!

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    1. Yes, for his age, he has a good memory or he mistaken me for someone else.. hahaha..

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  7. wah so crowded! alot of customer queing for his CCF...such a good business! his CCF mst be very delicious eh?

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    1. The people are actually waiting for the tables... and chairs...

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  8. It's great how these old folks can remember. We were so young when they knew/saw us...and I am sure we look very different then plus they had so many customers, still they can remember. Amazing! The custard sure looks really good.

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    1. Some people really have good memory unlike me...

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  9. Wah uncle ccf so good to you la.. Cleared his special table and let you sit half timm..Crowded until like that hor.. Geng.. Must be very delicious his ccf, yummzzz...

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    1. Yes, crowded like that... felt like going to another shop then...

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  10. Wow, uncle CCF has good memory and you are given special treatment, letting you sitting at his table. Guess you feel honoured. CCF & egg cutards looks superb.

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    1. Friendly guy.. he has a pleasant face..

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    1. Don't bookmark this... too crowded.. hahaha

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  12. The uncle is very friendly. Good that he remembered you. Indeed his ccf is yummy looking.

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  13. hidden gem? wow next time i go i must find this! =D

    Eat All You Can Here!!

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  14. Wah, you are the special customer of Uncle CCF :D

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