PT Grande is an Italian Cafe with a focus on pasta and rissoto. The signature dish from PT Grande is the squid ink pasta (RM 23) which is noteworthy as the contrasting red prawns against a garlic-y black pasta taste as good as they look; it’s also not a common item on a cafe menu as you hardly see this dish in Ipoh.
The convivial Cafe de Flore serveing mouth-watering Hakka cuisine is spicing up Canning Garden’s neighborhood with its glittering lights. Not too much resemblance with the famed Cafe de Flore in Paris, but it’s a pretty name to turn heads in Ipoh. Continue reading
After trying a number of cafes in Ipoh, De Dine’s menu may not look any different from the usual chicken chop and spaghetti. But then, we did discover the unexpected hidden among the expected and that’s the beauty of cafe hopping. Continue reading
The vintage-inspired Purple Moon Valley (紫月坊) is a popular pastry house among Ipohans with its cakes, pastries and fondant cakes made to order. Continue reading
Full of energetic vibe, the exuberant Cafe 1961 at Station 18 serves delectable food with an artsy charm. Continue reading
The gorgeous Petit Mary Patisserie has got to be Ipoh’s most beautiful pastry house with a European flair in the color combination of the clouds and the sky. Continue reading
Vegan Life Restaurant in Ipoh Garden advocates for not just only vegetarian, but also healthy eating using less oil, less salt and less sugar. The interior is literally green too and resonates with the ideology. I was dumbfounded when I was looking through the menu because everything looks so good, so natural and I had a hard time choosing – should I take the mee hoon made with brown rice? Continue reading
There’s something bubbly about the earth-toned Foods Project Cafe at Sunway Ipoh where wooden facade embellished with multi-colored lettering initiates a prelude to the cafe experience. Continue reading
Head over to The Sandwich – Calorie Reckoner for a healthy meal that’s fulfilling yet guilt-free. No kidding about the “calorie reckoner” part because all the sandwiches are calculated with the value of calories, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins indicated. Simply pick the sandwich with the lowest calories and fats if you are on a diet.
Cafe De Casalingo is a bit in the middle of nowhere. If you are on the way to KL via the Simpang Pulai toll, the Cafe might be a good pit stop as it’s on the way. Precisely that too, the cafe offers some of the most affordable dishes in town, with set lunches in the range of RM 14.90 – RM 16.90, inclusive of starter, main course and a drink. In fact, nothing is over RM 20 here.