And I Would Walk 100 Miles ….June 6, 2008 | 697 views
After a satisfying dinner at Gurney Plaza, (more on that later), me and Mum could only manage a light supper. This sweet soup (tong sui) stall is one of the better ones around, serving only a few types, but the authenticity and taste of the homemade boiled desserts are worth a mention or two.
Both me and Mum ordered See Koay Th’ng, a combination of 4 ingredients, namely ginkgo nuts, red beans, lotus seeds (lin zhi), and lily bulbs (pak hup). Can be served hot, or cold. The night was warm, thus we chose the iced version, and pleasantly delighted by the refreshing dessert.
For something to munch on, or to fill the stomach, the variety of hawker food is endless. From Seafood Char Koay Kak to Char Kuey Teow, Grilled Chicken Wings to Kuey Teow Th’ng, making decisions may be a chore. But be warned, not ALL of the food served is yummy. The popiah was too wet for my liking, while the seafood char koay was so-so, but a bit pricey.
We ordered chicken and pork satay from a stall next to the tong sui stall. Nicely marinated, I prefer the pork satay, for they were less tough, and rather succulent. The grilled meat fortunately was not of the fatty kind, and mostly lean meat was served.
I ordered another bowl of the sweet delight, filled with sweet ginkgo nuts. Very nutritious (?) and appeased my sweet tooth.
Mum chose the one with only lotus seeds instead. As expected, flawless.
Location : New Lane, off Jalan Macalister (Macalister Road). Pretty easy to locate, from Komtar just follow the road signs to Jalan Macalister. Right after passing a few shops on your left, you’ll notice New Lane on your left, and easier to locate at night as the stalls are rather visible from the main road.