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Steamed Fish Head At Tai You, Ipoh

STRAIGHT TO LUNCH after having done all the household chores in the morning.  After a few whatsapp messages, I drove straight to Pasir Puteh to pick up two good friends of mine.  During the twenty minutes drive to their place, my mind was filled with where and what-to-eat.  By the time I reached their place, I know where to take them.  It has been a long time since I last ate at this shop along Jalan Bendahara.

The shop is called Dai You and it used to be popular for steamed fish head among other dishes.  But the last time I came, it was a lady cook.  I guess the stall has changed hands, this time it was a man with moustache.... anyway... we sat down and ordered just two dishes cos one of my friends wanted to take chicken koay teow instead... no, it is not because of the moustache cook, she just wanted noodles instead of rice..... hehehe...  
My friend said it was not bad... I believe her judging by the colour of the soup... 
Fruits as appetizer.... 
A piece of omelette fried with bitter gourd which is everyone's favourite... 
And the steamed fish came soon after.... 
The sauce is a bit too sweet for me... 
Definitely it was not as what I used to eat last time... 
Flesh was abundant... and the fish was fresh... no smell...
I would prefer more ginger on and around the fish, 
that would taste much better than just a few stripes.. 
Price was quite steep too... two dishes came to RM41 plus 2 bowls of rice... 


Comments

  1. Indeed, the Kai see hor fun looks good, but can it give Moon De Moon a run for its money?

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    1. I dont know.. I didn't try and I didnt ask my friend.. Moon de Moon can compete with Kau Chau in Taman Shatin..... that one also not bad...

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  2. Omelette fried with bitter gourd is my favourite too. I can spot the thick flesh on the fish, looks tasty!

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  3. This all looks really, really good Claire! Do you like mustaches on men?

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  4. Gotta try frying egg omelette with bitter gourd one of these days, never done that before.

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    1. Oh really! Then you must try doing that... put in prawns if you like!

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  5. The fish must have been very expensive then... Cannot imagine rice and bitter gourd egg to cost much...

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  6. So funny your mention of the moustache man :D The steamed fish looks good but so little ginger. I also prefer a bit more and also some corriander leaves.

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    1. Right, I also like more of this and that... and less sugar!

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  7. From the look of the chicken koay teow, it looks good...

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  8. Oooh. The look of the steamed fish! Makes me very hungry right now. Your friends noodle soup looks good as well.

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    1. Actually not so good the steamed fish.. too sweet for my liking, i mean the sauce..

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  9. The chicken kway teow looks good

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