Char Koay Teow 24
If I counted correctly, there are at least 5 to 6 Penang Char Koay Teow stalls in SS2's Wai Sik Kai. I would love to try all of them to find out which stall fries the best CKT but I can only eat so much. So I let the customers decide and picked two of the busiest stalls in the food court for my little experiment.
Among my close friends, I am known to be extremely picky when it comes to Penang style Char Koay Teow. So when I say that I have found one that is the definitive version of this iconic dish that every Penangites in KL crave for, you just have to take my word for it.
Sisters Place, a kopitiam-like restaurant at Pacific Place in Ara Damansara is your next destination if you are serious about satisfying your craving for Penang Char Koay Teow. As a bonus, the Curry Mee is great too!
In KL, Mie Cord dishes up Malay Char Koay Teow that tastes closest to home. And by home, I mean my hometown - Penang. From what I dug up from the workers, the owner of Mie Cord is indeed a Penangite himself, and he also practices washing the chicken eggs before they are used, hence the proudly displayed banner that says "telur ayam dibasuh".
I thought Robert’s supposed to be a guy? How come a lady was frying my Char Koay Teow at his Damansara Kim stall? I had been to both of his ‘branches’ (another at Section 17, run by his nephew) but never seen him in person. Hence, this taste taste might not be accurate considering it […]
I am not sure what happened but the nice Penang Char Koay Teow stall at Kepong Baru had a change of hands. Sad to say, the quality is quite terrible now. But I guess every cloud has a silver lining, because I just discovered another Penang CKT by Top Kitchen that is not only great […]
*** UPDATE 7 Nov 2013: The Char Koay Teow seller is a different person now, quality is very bad. *** I finally found a place that serves decent Penang hawker food in Kepong. And the best thing is that I don’t even need to travel far for it because it is hardly a five minutes […]