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Category: Musings on Food
Thai food is known for the 4Ss: Sweet, Sour, Salty and Spicy mediated by an artful combination of herbs and aromatic gingers that lend to this cuisine its unique characteristics.
I have always enjoyed spicy food, my taste for chillies having been honed from childhood. But it was only in my working life that I was first introduced to the mouthfeel of ‘Mah Lat’
Hoong Tho restaurant was one of the earliest restaurants in Ipoh that I reviewed in March 2009 when I first began writing this food column and also one with the longest heritage surpassed only by Hung Kee in Cowan Street.
by See Foon Chan-Koppen Whenever I have difficulties in getting a group together to do justice to some restaurant’s repertoire of dishes, I call up my reliable standby Surine Ho and with or without her daughter Susan, we’ll hit the town and ‘snack’. Whether its breakfast, brunch, lunch or afternoon tea, Surine and especially Susan [...]
I had been hearing murmurings about a new restaurant in Ipoh Garden East with their fabulous crab dishes for a few months now and have been making mental notes to check out the place when the President of the Ipoh Wine and Food Society (IWFS), Leong Keng Yuen decided to call a committee meeting at Crab House, I was thrilled and made sure I was free to attend.
I rarely go to Japanese restaurants in Ipoh as I find them generally lacking in quality and I am always dubious about the freshness of the seafood served in sushi and sashimi which I have often found to be frozen and thawed.
Sitting in the Ipoh Echo office in Greentown, I observed one day that a new sign was going up across the road with the name Healy Mac’s Irish Bar and Restaurant emblazoned across its corner shop frontage
Nowadays, as a result of the popularity of the Ipoh Echo as ‘The Voice of the Ipoh Community’, my column appears to be widely read
I am not an avid breakfast person. Oh the idea of a hearty breakfast is very appealing indeed but to go traipsing around to far away places for a meal in the morning just takes up too much time.