Ipoh’s Famous Curry Noodles (Part 2)July 6, 2008 | 14,902 views
Woolley Food City, with its abundance of choices in terms of food and drinks, never cease to amazes me, and appeals to locals and out-of-towners alike. The curry mee however, was of moderate standard, overpowered by the excessive coconut milk added, sipping on the broth takes some courage (apathetic attitude towards health works wonders too!).
Location : Refer old post on Woolley Food City HERE.
~~ Sun Seng Fatt Curry Mee @ Old Town ~~
From my old post, we’ve Sun Seng Fatt, one of the pioneer of curry noodles, even exporting their curry stock to other countries (eg. Hong Kong). However, second time around, the taste still was not right, too oily, and the gravy not aromatic/tasty enough. Wonder what’s their selling point. Anyone?
For previous rants, complaints, and location, refer HERE.
~~ Yee Fatt Dry Curry Mee ~~
One of the better ones in Ipoh, Yee Fatt is an old classic, serving their famed curry mee for decades. Helmed by a family of Hainanese (yet again), I somehow has fond memories eating here, for I’m a Hainanese myself, and I’ve been introduced to curry mee since I was small through binging here first. Yup folks, they may the culprit after all, developing and honing my senses for curry noodles !!
Location : Click HERE for my previous experience. Located at the MGS (Methodist Girls’ School roundabout, near Tow Boo Keong temple, is this corner shop, bearing a brand new signboard, proudly proclaiming and embracing their 50 (!!!) yrs of legacy. Coming from Jalan Kampar (Jalan Raja Permaisuri Bainun) towards Pasir Putih/town, you’ll reach a roundabout after passing by The Store, Econsave on your left, and Fairmont Hotel on your right. At the roundabout, turn 3 o’clock, and you’ll notice this shop on your immediate left, facing the roundabout itself.
~~ Nam Chau’s Curry Noodles ~~
And last but not least, let me gloat about my absolute favourite curry noodles for the time being, and in fact, had topped my list for some time. Nam Chau‘s version.
The dry curry noodles is beyond compare, the gravy thick and with the right spiciness/sourness (from the lime) and consistency, there is nothing much to complain about the dish. At RM3.50 per plate, the ingredients may be a tad lacking, especially when compared to the others, but still, I find myself going back there again and again (working nearby somehow affected my judgment probably =P). Plus, the drinks here are pretty good themselves, the white coffee even trumping Nam Heong’s (of Old Town Kopitiam fame) version.
Location : Kindly click HERE for my previous orgasmic (“o”) experience.
Well, that’s all I’ve to share about curry noodles in Ipoh. In future posts, will review other outlets I’ve yet to try, eg. Ipoh Garden Curry Mee, Keng Nam’s version, etc. Do suggest any good curry noodles, to search for the BEST Curry Mee in Ipoh.