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Special Taste In Ipoh Garden Marpoh

One of the most popular eatery place in Ipoh is Marpoh Restaurant, located in Ipoh Garden. Business is very brisk, it opens for lunch and for dinner.  My family likes to come here for meals, prices are reasonable and many of their dishes are tasty too.  It started with one shophouse many years ago and expanded to two and during festive seasons, the first storey is also used to accommodate us, the patrons... :)

I had a nice dinner with my family and for the three of us, we ordered something kind of special....
Marpoh signature dish...
Their own-made beancurd with diced meat...
The sauce is simply appetizing....
If we could, this one dish alone is can go with our rice...
Eggplants with fish paste...
Their gravy is also suitable for white rice....
Oh... this is very "unhealthy!"
But I cannot resist ordering this...
Braised "stomach" with lots of garlic, chillies and whatever...
Simply tasty to our buds!
Three large dishes... for three persons...
Normally I don't take Big Bowl of rice..
But for this particular dinner, I could finish the whole Big bowl of rice!
The price?
It cost RM36 with rice and 3 glasses of water....
That is why the Brisk Business here.  :)




Comments

  1. Like all 3 delicious saucy dishes. A bowl of hot piping plain rice to go with, sure satisfied. I used to cook the 1st dish with Japanese tofu. Yummylicious !!!!!

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    1. I think they added in some "choy boe" in that dish.. the flavour is different...

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  2. Ipoh has lots of yummy foods, i go Ipoh, bring me here, here and here for dinner ya...

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  3. The first two dishes - tofu and the brinjal dishes are enough for me. Too troublesome for me to eat the belly dish as I would be trying to pick out all the fatty bits. Price is sure good - no wonder they have good business.

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    1. I think I described wrongly....it is actually the stomach!

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  4. So cheap. Belly? You mean fatty pork belly...or pig's stomach?

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    1. Pig stomach! Sorry.. I better amend it there...

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  5. OMG, the prices are so cheap! Hey Claire, just realized you blog so often; I can hardly catch up on your posts. Hahaha!

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    1. Yeah, almost daily, Shirley.. and knowing you, I don't blame you if you couldn't catch up.. you are such a busy lady! hahaa...

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  6. Why all 3 dishes macam same color one? The sauce is the same sauce?

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    1. So you noticed! hahahaa.. I was also thinking the same last night...

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    1. Yes, too much for the 3 of us.. we got to packet back one dish..

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  8. Very yummy dishes.. Three also I like, coz no greens.. Haha.. I mean, noone dish just on veggies.. Oh yes I like mahpoh tofu too, but dont order these nowadays liao coz of the kids, it's spicy ma.. Usually just claypot tofu with eggy starchy gravy those type..

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    1. Kids can eat if there is sauce, right? Funny.. we have trained them up that way.. .hahaa..

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  9. So yummy and cheap too! Bookmarked this for my next trip.

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  10. wah.. with that dishes you ordered, I probably can go TWO bowls of BIG rice, haha!! i mean the gravy alone is already so good to go with rice already!! unhealthy then unhealthy lor, once in a while only mah, haha!!

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    1. Yeah.. temptation is there.. the taste buds are weak... apa nak buat? Wallop lo!

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  11. You have got 3+1 dish o.O? One complimentary form the bozz haha..sudah terlebih pixz on the 4th. Used to love gravy until Mango said they are the worst to go with rice coz all the MSG are in the gravy the most. Now gotta listen and eat without gravy.

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    1. Oh like that ah.. then I also must heed mango's advice.. :)

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  12. slurp....like this i can have two bowls of rice.

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  13. I like minced meat with tofu....very 'hoi wai' with rice! the 3 dishes having same color...I think I will order another plate of green veggie to pair with it ;-)

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  14. The 3 dishes are so appetizing and the bill was cheap lah.
    Tofu is healthy and very tasteless so any sauce will make it delicious.

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