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Penang - Hakka "Yong Tau Foo" at Padang Brown (Update)


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Penang - Hakka "Yong Tau Foo" at Padang Brown (Update)

klyeoh | Dec 29, 2012 05:44 AM

Back to this famous "yong tau foo" stall in Padang Brown again this afternoon.

Simply loved the "yong tau foo" stall here: its stock has this light yet tasty "traditional" taste of boiled pork and pig's innards. My fave selection included pig's blood pudding, large and small pig's intestines, fishballs stuffed with minced pork & minced garlic, okra and chilis stuffed with fish-paste. One of my old-timer Penang friends quipped that the Penang version today was how KL's famous Cecil Street "yong tau foo" in the 1970s tasted like.

In fact, the Penang friend's reminiscence of old-world dining started off a rather nostalgic discussion amongst the other older friends about KL's dining scene in the 70s (which I absolutely have no idea about): Medan Selera's "ice kachang", "sar hor fun", "satay"; High Street's prawn noodles and pig's ears soup; Pudu's roast duck, etc.

Back to the current day, I should also mention that the Penang "char koay teow" at Padang Brown is absolutely delicious as well - don't miss it!

Address details
Padang Brown Hawker Centre
Anson Road, Perak Road & Dato' Keramat Road
10150 Penang

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