Steamed Pumpkin with Braised Spare Ribs with Dried Shrimps and Peanuts
Every now and then, an Ipoh eatery will surface from seemingly out of nowhere and tantalize this Motormouth’s palate so much; the establishment usually leaves a lingering impression months or even years after the first dining experience.
Restaurants in this category are rarely new kids on the block, or (God forbids); chain outlets. More often than not, these esteemed maestros are well-established restaurants championed by a chef (or group of chefs) who have been in the business for so long, they literally make your eyes water from the realization of their invested labour and passion.
After spending more than two decades of my life in Ipoh, I am quite ashamed to say that I have not visited or even heard of classics like this Teo Chiew Restaurant situated off Maxwell Road near to Merdeka Garden. Read the rest of this entry »