Char Koay Teow 26
Tian Fatt was my next stop for KL-style Char Koay Teow. Like Fei Lou's in Jinjang, fresh cockles are also available; though you need to be specific if that's what you want. Otherwise, you'd get a a normal looking CKT that doesn't distinguish itself from the rest.
Mali's Corner is probably the first restaurant to come to mind when Malay-style Char Koay Teow is mentioned in KL. It recently made the news for the wrong reason too.
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 […]