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15 Iconic Ipoh Foods You Must Try in Ipoh

When it comes to Ipoh food, it is so difficult to decide what to eat because there is just so much good food and you just want to eat everything ! I’ve picked out 15 Ipoh Foods that you absolutely must try when you visit Ipoh.  The food on this list is as iconic as KLCC is to Kuala Lumpur; and as iconic as Eiffel Tower is to Paris.   That’s how iconic they are. Continue reading

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The Concubine Lanes of Ipoh

Ipoh Old Town has undergone a makeover over the past few years (see this list of 34 Cafes in Ipoh and you would know what I mean !).  Hipster cafes and boutique hotels flourished when the old became the new fab. The Concubine Lane  (or Panglima Lima, “二奶巷” , “Er Nai xiang”) was the next to follow suit.  Other than the Concubine Lane that most people know of, there are two other related lanes in the vicinity – the Wife Lane (or Lorong Hale, “大奶巷”,”Da Nai Xiang”) and the First Concubine Lane (Market Lane, “三奶巷”, “San Nai Xiang”).   Continue reading

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Rasa Lain @ Ipoh (味不同)

Rasa Lain in Ipoh (怡保味不同) serves as one of my earliest food memories.  In fact, I’ve eaten at Rasa Lain before it was even called Rasa Lain and before its present location in Bercham.  It was called “Gao Xiung Seafood” (高雄海鲜) back then and located at today’s Soho area not too far away from Ipoh Parade.  My family was always going to Gao Xiung Seafood Continue reading

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Yee Fatt Curry Mee @ Ipoh, Malaysia

Yee Fatt’s curry mee (怡發咖喱麵)does not stinge on its spices used for its famed, piquant curry that’s been around in Ipoh for tens of years.  Before you even enter Yee Fatt , the whiff of multitude of spices will lure you into the kopitiam without further ado.  It’s like walking into a mamak shop but the intensity of curry scent is even stronger than that; Continue reading

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