Once upon a time, when this Motormouth was just starting to pen (or rather, type) his thoughts permanently etched into time, this post was born. A short writeup on one of my parents’ favourite hang out spot back when I was still … erm, some random seeds; named Loong Seng dim sum in SS2. And it’s still there. Then I mentioned slightly on this famous dessert house named KTZ (Kei Tuck Sek – loosely translated to “Remember to Eat”?) also situated within the vicinity of SS2.
And the lineup of perennial superstars that started this trend of Snowflakes, My Honeymoon, etc.
KTZ probably holds the honour of kickstarting this trendy dessert houses fiasco. Until this very day, we see Snowflakes outlets crowded to the max, Tim Pun Gor Gor following suit with their legion of fans, and the slightly upmarket My Honeymoon gathering steam too.
But maybe a case of the disciple overwhelming the ‘sifu’ (master), when KTZ slowed down considerably after some serious expansion. The outlet in One Utama has since closed, and there’s one other that has ceased operations. Seems that the SS2 outlet is thankfully, still there.
And of course, there is still the ROOT of this now-legendary dessert chain; still projecting the same old, nostalgic street ambience in Kepong ….. Read the rest of this entry »