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.
As someone who has been staying in Kepong for most of my working life, it is my duty to introduce you, in my opinion, some of the best Kepong food stalls and restaurants to eat at.
Here are six tried and tested Char Koay Teow stalls located in KL and PJ to satisfy your fix. For Malays, Char Koay Teow usually means the lightly fried version in gravy, in which the sauce plays a more important role than 'wok hei'. High quality and fresh ingredients aside, every hawker has their own unique blend of soy sauce that distinguishes their Char Koay Teow from the rest.
Crafted at Westin is a new signature cocktail menu offered by Westin Hotels & Resorts that invites guests to choose well behind the bar. The Westin Kuala Lumpur has introduced 8 alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails using the freshest tropical fruits like Mangosteen, Sapodilla (ciku) and Tapioca. If you're wondering, no, durian was not selected.
The Maple Food Market is now happening in Great Eastern Mall until this Sunday from 11am - 8pm. Dozens of artisan food producers are participating in this food bazaar that promises a fun and delicious time. Besides the familiar faces, there are also a couple of new talents showcasing their finest creations - snacks, cakes, cookies and even pizza!
Mark your calendars, as the highly anticipated Maple Food Market is back for 3 days from 29-31 July 2016. As usual, it will be held at Great Eastern Mall's Concourse, Ground Floor from 11am - 8pm. Besides the old favorites, there will be new faces and vendors making their appearances in the food market.