Eating is easily the best activity to do in Ipoh. Bean sprout chicken rice, 'kai see hor fun', egg tarts, white coffee, hakka mee, curry mee, ABC, caramel custard, yong tau fu and the list goes on. If you are visiting Ipoh for a 'makan trip' soon, I hope you are going with an empty stomach. Here's a list of 20 must-try food, coffee shops and restaurants to get you started.
Hong Kee makes one of the best egg tarts in Ipoh that are reputed to have a crust with 48 crispy layers. It's a family run business and they get up as early as 3am to bake their pastries and cakes. The products are then delivered fresh to their stall in Weng Seng coffee shop around 6.30am.