Friday, July 31, 2015

A Foodie Trip From Ipoh To Chemor

Through "watsapp", we the three retirees finally met up  this morning at 10.30am... I was all ready to be "picked up" by my ex-colleagues and we were looking forward to a day of Food! 
The Foodie Trio!!

We started off with a Duck Project and the place is called Old Friends Restaurant.  It is located on the main road leading to Chemor town.  The Duck project had been put off many times before due to our busyness and this morning we finally made it to that place.... 
Though we reached there around 11.30am, the ducks were nearly all "booked"...
There were only two left for sale, we overheard....
This is the first time I get to taste this...
No wonder they get sold out fast... the meat was really tender and "yup mei!"
Don't need any sweet sauce to go with them at all...
Thumbs up for the food!
After our scrumptious lunch, we continued on with our foodie trip to a small town, Chemor...
We stopped here at this shop famous for their fish head and seafood noodles....
Since we were already "half-full" we ordered just a bit to try... to satisfy our curiosity...
A bit of this and that... fish maw, fish paste and wanton...
And the soup has this cilantro taste which really suited our taste buds!
We planned to go there some day to try the seafood noodles and fish head! 
Worth making another trip there.. perhaps next Friday??? 
Along the same row, something caught our "beauty eyes!"
 There and then, the vendor opened up one for us to eat....
And my friend ended up buying the rest of them!
The durian vendor is so cute...
And the durians are Very creamy and bittersweet!!
 Ok, we promised him that we would advertise his durians...
They were sold for RM8 each... good buy.. 
They are called "Da-nau"
Oh, he has these "Crystal Jackfruits" too... 
Did I get it correct? 
Yes, we need to "advertise" these as well... 
It is all in a Package.. hahahaha...
Otherwise we couldn't get them cheap... 
  He even gave us his phone number... 
Call him in advance so that we won't be disappointed!
Mike Mar... no joke!!
Durians all sold out to my friend...
Even coconuts were finished too!
Everyone was Happy And Satisfied with the outcome in Chemor.... 

But that is not the end of the food trip for us....
From Chemor, we drove all the way to First Garden to visit this lady....
Her smooth homemade Tau Fu Far!
Just look at me!  My double chin is coming up next!
Rounded faces could be seen even from afar!
Yes, our foodie trip from 11am till 3pm....
Phew... what a Full-Filling Day!
Thank you for the Food-Fillment, ladies!


  1. Hi Reana, been a long time. Really enjoyed looking thru the very well taken pics here...and hey, you still looking attractive the same as when last saw you some years back.
    And Holy Smoke! You guys can eat! Regret duck is not on my food list...but from how you described, I bet it was delicious!
    But I sure love that fish head seafood noodles! Have not had that more than 30 years!
    After all that food, it was durians....wayyyyyy to go, Reana.
    Have a great weekend.
    Best regards,

    1. Hey Lee, thank you for coming by! Yes, it has been a long time.. hope you are doing great!

  2. Gimme the duck...and the tofu fa. handsome hunk selling like in Taiwan kah? :D

    1. No need to see handsome hunks.. tasty food will do.. :)

  3. I loves that bowl of soup....

    And not forgetting the duck... When will you be in JB again? hint hint...

    1. Not so sure about the food in JB.. must find out more.. hahahaha..

  4. I agree, the durian vendor is cute, hehe...

  5. Claire, good to know you enjoy your life so much after retirement. You have fun and stay happy.

    1. Thank you Yan!! You too enjoy yourself...

  6. Come on, let's do it again. Soon!

  7. Then? You no share Mike's phone number here? This call advertising meh? This call show off only hahaha! XD

    1. I said advertised his durians la!! If you want his number, let me know and I will pm to you... anyway, his stall is in Chemor town.. very easy to find him... hahaha!

  8. can I join your "tour" ah? LOL.....see the durian only my mouth water jor

  9. ah, big fat durians! and smooth tau foo fa!! manyak sedap!

  10. What a nice word Food-Fillment!

    You really enjoy life to the maximum these days with all God's blessings!
    I am happy for you.

  11. Wow, luckily you all got there early, I mean if later than 1130am, the left only two...will be gone also..>.<


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