Previously operating from another lot, Kok Beng has since relocated to this new outlet on Jalan Kota in Taiping in 2000, and has been doing rather brisk business on a daily basis.
Ong Kok Beng is the proprietor of the chicken rice, a friendly chap probably in his late 30′s, or 40′s. An estimation of course, but given his cheerful demeanour and approachable aura, he could well be in his 50′s without people realising it.
This shop has TWO entrances on both ends; The front and back portion of the shop can seat the customers. Loads of them during dinner hours. Be prepared for the wait.
I was practically trained to recognize my foods, & developing my raw, untrained tastebuds since early childhood days. I lived in Pasir Puteh in Ipoh since I was born, then subsequently moving to my current home (cannot disclose location … scared got stalkers! LOL.) for about 15 years now.
Yup, I’m an ancient brontosaurus from the Jurassic era. So what? I can still chew on the fats, and bite on the bones. HA!!
Gigantic, crispy & tempting deep-fried pork hand (zhu sau) served with the thick, gooey sauce
Back then, I was already munching on sweet and sour pork, lemon chicken, sambal petai and whatever else that was considered ‘hot’ back then. Of course, no salted egg chicken/prawns/squids/crabs, nor ‘Yin Yang kailan’, or ‘Nai Yau’ (Butter Cream Sauce) this & that. Read the rest of this entry »
A platter of guilt