Bouncing fish balls (no joke!)@Lucky Restaurant, Ipoh

We were all on a binge overdrive. Immediately after Xin Quan Fang’s porky loading session, we drove over to Lucky to reminisce our adoration towards their fish balls. It was about 11am and the place already had a few patrons around. I would say we got the first fish ball batch for the day!

Unfortunately I could not upload the slow-mo video of my fish ball bouncing on my bowl after free falling a ruler’s height up. They were seriously bouncy! ChowSingChi God of Cookery style.

The wantans were really fresh as well. Most importantly, they tasted home cooked. And they gave you an entire prawn inside the wantans. Hotel quality material in a laid back setting. Yummy!

Fried mantis prawns. At 11am. After porky curry noodles overload. Says alot about how mad we were towards foodieventuring! Lucky has always lived up to the standards, serving delicious and fresh seafood dishes. They were crunchy, on the outside batter but fresh and sweet prawn meat hidden inside the golden wrappers.

Lucky restaurant checked! Next stop, tau foo far! Ok we are still “having breakfast” at this moment, and hey it’s only 11.30am 🙂

Address:

Lucky Restaurant,

266, Jalan Pasir Puteh,

31650 Ipoh, Perak.

Opening hours : 7.30 am – 3.30pm daily (except Wednesday, they are closed)

Melaka-licious foodie day trip!

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It was a day trip work to Melaka and I haven’t eaten anything except my home made hand filtered cuppa coffee to accompany me and the 2 hour drive from home.

Work started from the moment I reached until past 2.30pm. Hunger pang kicked in like a gorilla. My colleague based here was very kind to bring me out for a good late lunch/early dinner meal since it was already nearly 4pm when we came by to Jonker Street.

This shop was second choice following my colleague’s recommendation. Since the first choice stall was closed for the day, I told him anything local for this gorilla will be fine as long as I have some sugar intake soon!

The whole place was packed from the front all the way and we had to share tables with some Korean tourists.

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Even curry laksa was sold out so we settled for the Assam one. Which was purrrrfectly fine! Looked rather simple, but darn it…the soup was awesome! Citrus, tangy, zesty goodness and somewhat generous with the fish bits. The Yong tau fu portions were separate additions. Gorilla pounds the chest. Gorilla eats! Ngarm ngarm ngarm.

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A melaka foodie trip would not be complete without the trademark cendol eh? Soaked with coconut cream deliciousness and drizzled over with gula melaka, these red beans and cendol strips spelled magic right after the fiery spicy sour Assam laksa under a 35 degree heat.

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Oh wait. I went ahead too fast! A melaka foodie trip would not be complete without Klebang Coconut Shake!

When I got there it was nearly 6pm and perfect time to buy this for my drive back to KL! The nicely thin shaved ice, blended in the white coconut flesh. Gosh, just imagine sipping this under the hot weather. Now, my melaka foodie day trip was complete!

Happy girl, driving home. Sipping Klebang Coconut Shake. Fed gorilla appetite with Assam laksa and cendol. Teeheehee.