Black Ball, a Taiwanese dessert place in Ipoh serving silken grass jelly. The story of how Black Ball started is inspiring. Three men who knew nothing about F&B, each in different industries like tourism and engineering, got together and started their business because of one bowl of heavenly grass jelly in Kansai, Taiwan. Thanks to their tireless continuation of improvement and expansion, we get to enjoy this Taiwanese dessert in Ipoh too!
Jose & Deli Eatery, an all-day dining restaurant in Ipoh that opens from 8 am -10 pm for hungry souls, situated on the first floor of French Hotel. The culinary experience starts before you even enter the eatery. You will start feeling the fun as you go up the stairs, seeing the chandeliers composed of green wine bottle. Continue reading
The Best Restaurant (靓靓煲汤) in Ipoh specializes in double-boiled soup. While it has an ambitious name, I think it does have a multitude of choices of double boiled soups. Ranging from the opulent “Buddha Jumps Over the Wall” (佛跳墙) , the exquisite abalone & shark-fin soup, mid-ranged herbal soups and the every-day soups like old cucumber soup and lotus soup. All the soups are prepared with specific ingredients for specific health benefits, such as anti aging, or for the well being of the heart. Continue reading
Peng Tau Restaurant (兵头海鲜茶餐室) is the neighborhood’s favorite “Dai Chow” place that serves speedy food, smoking-hot right off the wok, in Pasir Puteh area of Ipoh. Continue reading
Established in 1949, Ching Han Guan Biscuit Shop (鐘漢元餅舖) has strived across three generations, continuing to use traditional recipes to produce delectable Teow Chew biscuits. Their signature biscuits include walnut candy (核桃糕), meat floss lotus paste biscuits in variations, in original flavor, in pandan flavor and with egg yolk (肉丝莲蓉饼). Continue reading
Yesterday I went to Burps and Giggles as I had some lone time for lunch so I decided to use this opportunity to survey a possible venue for my hen’s tea party. As I walked in, I fell in love with the place instantly. Burps and Giggles is definitely one of its kind in Ipoh – quirky, retro, eclectic. Ambiance – Check. Continue reading
Writing about wonton noodles at this hour makes me hungry. Also known as “wantan mee“, the noodles at Ipoh Stadium Medan Selera during the night is one of my favorite places to go, thanks to recommendation by Gary, now I am hooked to it. Continue reading