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Fu Er Dai Morning Breakfast Dim Sum 富二代点心

Few days back we went to Fu Er Dai for their Mookata Steamboat at night and now we are here on Sunday morning for Dim Sum, we won’t be here for early morning Mookata Steamboat, don’t worry! Exactly the same restaurant but in the morning they sell Dim Sum while at night it turn to Mookata Steamboat restaurant.
Fu Er Dai Dim Sum Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

Not going to talk much about the restaurant since i have cover it in previous review Fu Er Dai Mookata Steamboat.
Fu Er Dai Dim Sum Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

Fu Er Dai Dim Sum Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

Ginseng Wu Long Tea RM8 per pot, instead of charging per person they charge per pot as this high quality tea are different from Pu Er, Tie Guan Yin…etc. Ginseng Wu Long Tea has very smooth texture and strong after taste, it is not too bitter as well. RM8 for 5 of us consider quite cheap.
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Crystal Clear Prawn Dumpling, thin crystal clear skin fill with prawn that taste good while it still hot. It is a must to eat while it still hot else crystal skin will be come hard and chewy, prawn are springy and fresh.
Crystal Clear Prawn Dumpling

Fish Maw Dumpling, big pieces of fish maw covering the whole plate and top with sweet and sour sauce.
Fish Maw Dumpling

Egg Tart, crunchy skin fill with egg custard that is very smooth and full of egg aroma.
Egg Tart

Egg Tart

Pan Fried Radish Cake, mashed radish mix with dried shrimp deep fried to perfection. It is very crispy outside while remain juicy inside, I like the strong dried shrimp taste.
Pan Fried Radish Cake

Prawn King Siew Mai is one of their signature dim sum where big chunks of meat is use to create the great bite texture and flavor.
Prawn King Siew Mai

Japanese Seaweed Roll, fusion food? steamed crab roll and pork meat wrap with seaweed, although seaweed has chewy texture but the saltiness make the overall taste good.
Japanese Seaweed Roll

Deep Fried Prawn Roll, prawn and pork meat roll and deep fried to crispiness is just awesome, i just love the crispy texture and taste.
Deep Fried Prawn Roll

Deep Fried Prawn Roll

Indian Curry Siew Mai is such a creative dim sum that we have never try it before (if my memory is valid), it has strong curry fragrance in it.
Indian Curry Siew Mai

Bee Hives Taro Dumpling, crispy outer layer with generous filling of char siew inside.
Bee Hives Taro Dumpling

Bee Hives Taro Dumpling

Honey BBQ Pork Puff, extremely sticky puff fill with char siew which not really my favorite as the puff is way too sticky that stick all over my mouth.
Honey BBQ Pork Puff

Honey BBQ Pork Puff

Braised Garoupa Fish Head Yin Yong, we thought it going to be typical Hor Fun but we are wrong, the flavor is so good and the deep fried fish meat taste so fresh and delicious. One More Plate PLS!
Braised Garoupa Fish Head Yin Yong

Pork Rib are very soft and flavorful as well.
Pork Ribs

Steamed Glutinous Rice
Steamed Glutinous Rice

Salted Egg Yoks Custard Bun, we never miss this bun whenever we go dim sum restaurant as the “lava” feeling is too good to be miss. They did well on the filling where it melt and taste good.
Salted Egg Yoks Custard Bun

Salted Egg Yoks Custard Bun

Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fun filled with few pieces of prawn inside, rice sheet is extremely soft and the chili paste must add more to have that sauteed and spicy taste.
Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fun

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Fu Er Dai 富二代
04-2519289
7, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 Georgetown, Penang.
Breakfast

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Equatorial Hotel Penang Ramadhan Buffet

It not long ago from my last visit to Equatorial Hotel and I am return here again for Ramadhan Buka Puasa Buffet. Restaurant is very spaces and nice decorated, ample of walking space in between and at the buffet counter. Right in front of the restaurant is a big pool with lot of coconut tree that look like a beach, live band performance during our visit but to enjoy you need to sit outside which is very comfortable as well.
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Hari Raya Celebration
Available: Daily, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Price: RM120 nett per adult, RM60 nett per child

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Assorted Keropok and bakery. There is 5 different type of Keropok and all are fresh and crispy. Assorted bread and bun are available as well but seem like not much people eating since it is dinner buffet anyway.
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Sausage bun
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Tai Tong Dim Sum Restaurant Cintra Street Georgetown Penang

Tai Tong Dim Sum is one of the famous Dim Sum restaurant in Penang and the restaurant has been established for many years, it is still one of the favorite restaurant for local people and now tourist but personally I visit this restaurant not more than 5 times, why? because no parking, it is extremely hard to find parking spot in town area and honestly the food quality is not as good anymore. Their food overall quite salty and we drink a lot of water after that.
Tai Tong Dim Sum Restaurant

Pan fried fish ball is big in portion but too salty to our liking.
Steamed Fish Ball

Deep Fried Crispy Fish Paste, honestly they make it too big plate, it has 6 big pieces. Inside are fill with fish paste and wrapped with crispy skin which has some great texture.
Deep Fried Fritter

Porridge
Porridge

Chee Cheong Fun is extremely smooth texture with big prawn inside.
Chee Cheong Fun

Siew Mai
Siew Mai

Prawn Dumpling is a little bit cold, the skin has become hard but inside filling taste not bad.
Prawn Dumpling

Overall the food taste salty and too big portion, although 3 of us but we can only order a few plate due to the big portion, pricing is slightly higher compare to other dim sum restaurant as well.
Dim Sum at Tai Tong

Tai Tong Dim Sum Restaurant

Tai Tong Dim Sum Restaurant

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Tai Tong Dim Sum (大東酒樓)
45, Lebuh Cintra, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 4-263 6625
6:00 am – 2:30 am

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Restaurant Chaw Choon Dim Sum Raja Uda Jalan Ong Yi How 超全茶楼

Restaurant Chaw Choon Dim Sum 超全茶楼 located at Raju Uda, one of the very famous dim sum restaurant in main land. I has been wanting to visit this restaurant for so long but sadly i never had the chance. Glad that finally i make a move and visit the famous restaurant. The restaurant very big, should be occupying 3 shop lot and it is so crowded.
Chow Choon Dim Sum Raja Uda

High ceiling with lot of ceiling fans, it is very comfortable sitting inside.
Chow Choon Dim Sum Raja Uda

Assorted dim sum for selection, people are queuing to get their favorite dim sum. Dim Sum are served hot and they keep sending out from kitchen while the deep fried item are store in heated glass pushing cart and customer can take easily.
Assorted Dim Sum

Assorted Dim Sum

Chow Choon Dim Sum Raja Uda

Braised Duck Meat, believe the duck meat must be braised for long as it fully absorb the sauce flavor and the bone easily fall of from bone, it is so soft and delicious.
Braised Duck Meat

Abalone Siew Mai, extremely small size abalone, smaller than 10sen i think. Honestly you can’t even taste the abalone instead it just put there for presentation, the siew mai is flavorful and delicious.
Abalone Siew Mai

Siew Mai, exact taste as above and we love it.
Siew Mai

Fried Fish Ball
Fried Fish Ball

Char Siew Pao, fluffy skin and the filling is generous and flavorful, i like it to have strong char siew flavor.
Char Siew Pao

Braised Chicken Feet, instead of typical red sauce they use black sauce that normally you can find in wantan mee shop. It is deep fried the braised, taste normal.
Braised Chicken Feet

Egg Tart, crunchy crust fill with egg custard.
Egg Tart

Chee Cheong Fun
Chee Cheong Fun

Shark Fin Soup, we are very disappointed with this dish, it lack of flavor and the soup is too sticky as well.
Shark Fish Soup

Steamed Prawn Dumpling, skin is thin and taste not bad.
Steamed Prawn Dumpling

Deep Fried Prawn Dumpling

Chow Choon Dim Sum Raja Uda

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Restaurant Chaw Choon Dim Sum 超全茶楼
6970, Jalan Ong Yi How, Off Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, 12300 Penang, Malaysia
Breakfast

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48 Hours Food Tour Ipoh KL Sekinchan and Malaysia Longest Pasar Malam

Few weeks back we just back from a Food Marathon Trip starting from Penang down to Ipoh then KL, a lot people say we are crazy for eating non-stop but that is what we enjoy the most. This round we are going down to KL on Saturday for a seminar, very short seminar that only run for 3 hours so we take this opportunity to visit some of the places we miss previously.
Since my seminar start at 1pm which mean we need to wake up much early at 6am in order to dine in Ipoh before going to KL. Below are the summary of our 2 days trip, it is pretty straight forward route, Penang – Ipoh – KL – Sekinchan – Bidor – Penang.
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First stop at Qi Yuan Restoran China Chuan Kwang, a China style Dim Sum restaurant rather than Foh San Dim Sum which we go normally. This is our second visit to Qi Yuan, we always struggle to decide eat here or Foh San but this time we are very sure to come here since 2 weeks back we just visit Foh San. What we like here is the order to steam dim sum, all dim sum served on table are hot and fresh, their signature ramen very good as well.
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Qi Yuan “Chuan Kwong” Chinese Restaurant
Address: 74, Persiaran Greentown 1, Ipoh, Perak
Phone:05-253 3551

After enjoy a great dim sum we drive down to SS2 to buy Bah Kua at Wing Heong but sadly we bought the wrong one, it suppose to be New Wing Heong instead of Wing Heong, anyhow since we already bought it so we have to enjoy it, luckily the taste is quite good. Since we are here in SS2, we simply pick one restaurant for our “not hungry” stomach, Restoran Soong Kee SS2. We order one soup mixed beef noodle and one dry beef tendon noodle, the soup without strong beef flavor and sweetness but still not bad, dry beef tendor noodle has much better taste and the tendons is extremely soft like jelly texture.
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Restoran Soong Kee SS2
32, SS2/36, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

After that we went for seminar then check into our Hotel, Merinda Hotel (Formerly known as Prescott Hotel Klang). We did not take any of the hotel photo as it was raining heavily and all parking are outside so both of us are soaking wet, immediately check in and bath. Overall the hotel is acceptable, although the entrance card sensor got some problem where we need to swipe countless time to make it work but inside everything is clean and tidy except toilet which is kinda old. Service is nice and check in/out are smooth and fast.

Luckily after an hour rain stop and we can go to the Malaysia longest Pasar Malam at Setia Alam. The Pasar Malam aka Night Market has hawker selling food, clothes, grocery…etc at 2.2KM stretch of road, walking back and fourth generated 4.4KM walking. That sound like a lot of walk but honestly when you saw so much great food along the way, you just forgot about the distance. We spend around 3 hours here eating local delicacy for our dinner and truly impress, food are great and price reasonable.
First stop at Coconut Shake, instead of using water as based they use fresh coconut juice as based and top with generous amount of vanilla ice cream. It not too sweet instead it is extremely refreshing and great taste.
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BBQ Chicken
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Large size pancake, normally pancake are palm size but here they make it XXL.
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Malay style fried bee hun, yellow noodle, instant noodle, rice.
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BBQ Chicken
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Klang Carrot Cake
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From far we can smell the “stinky tofu”, I ask her whether want to try or not and she refuse but as a food blogger I have to challenge this, this is not my first time, i try it in another night market before and i try it in Taiwan before so for me it is acceptable. We order one small portion and surprisingly it is not as stinky as i would expected. The pickle vegetable taste sourish and sweet, stinky tofu taste sauteed with strong smell, topping with chili sauce. Overall it taste great and crunchy.
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Deep fried squid, honestly this is the worst snack we ate throughout the whole night market. RM10 for a piece of squid, deep fried then brush with sweet sauce, squid is way overcook to extremely dry and flavorless while the sweet sauce just doesn’t match the squid. Big Disappointment.
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Few years back when we study in KL, almost every night we tapao dinner at night market and Malay Mix Rice is our favorite. This stall offer great variety of curry and immediately I know it is good, i took a big plate include of cuttlefish, chicken, egg, ikan bilis with a lot of mix “kuah” for just RM7. The curry taste so so good and we miss it so much.
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Baked fresh oyster, emm…we not really interested but just curious how they maintain the oyster freshness.
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Taiwan Jambu RM5 a pack, highly recommended. The Jambu mixed with plum and it has very strong jambu taste and plum make it taste so good.
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Honestly we rarely attracted to Pan Mee but we saw this stall has so many people queuing so we decided to give it a try, we order the dry pan mee which came with some kind of leave, deep fried ikan bilis and pan mee. The thick gravy taste a little bit sweet and sauteed, ikan bilis very crunchy, pan mee is nicely cook, overall taste good.
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Last but not least Malay style “yong tou fu”, we tapao back as we are too full to eat here but we regretted because the taste just so so and we are too full to finish, what a waste.
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There even have a portable hair cut service. Nice!
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Overall we are very happy walking 4.4KM pasar malam and truly enjoy dining here. Highly recommended.

Setia Alam Night Flea Market (Pasar Malam)
Jalan Setia Prima A U13/1, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor
Every Saturday Night 6PM onward

The next day we wake up around 9 something and drive to nearby Bak Kut Teh shop for breakfast. The shop name Teluk Pulai Ba Kut Teh, corner lot with ample of parking space, there is another 2 Bah Kut Teh side by side but we decided to try this shop just because it has the most crowd.
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Overall the Bak Kut Teh taste very good and portion is extremely big even we just order small, it soup rich with pork taste and sweetness, not so much on herbs. Ingredients is fresh but for those don’t take organ remember to exclude it as they do put a lot into it. The soup Bak Kut Teh is good but what best is the Dry Bah Kut Teh, we order another bowl of Dry Pork Leg which came with thick sauce and it is extremely flavorful, this might the best dry Bah Kut Teh i try before, it taste sweet, sauteed with mild spicy. It is a must try dish if you happen to visit Klang.
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Before and After Photo
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Teluk Pulai Bak Kut Teh
27-H Jalan Teluk Pulai, 41100 Klang, Selangor
012-383 2121
7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Next to it is this Bah Kut Teh, according to the menu they have sea cucumber Bak Kut Teh, sound interesting to me and added to my “To-Eat” list.
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After a complete breakfast, we drive down to Sekinchan and that route took us almost 1+ hour on non-highway road.
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We are here at Sekinchan.
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We visited Kilang Beras Rakyat Sekinchan, a small factory process rice in Sekinchan.
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Inside the factory got Paddy Gallery, which they show us the overall process of planting, harvest, manufacturing and packing. Very informative.
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RM5 per person for Paddy Gallery entrance, remember to keep the receipt as you can get a free gift later on.
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Inside the Paddy Gallery they show us video of the overall progress and introduce their product.
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Visit to the factory, not really inside the factory instead just a view of it.
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Evolution of rice making.
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A small shop for various product make by Sekinchan rice with some local product.
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You can even buy Sekinchan rice which only available on certain state, like Penang are not available.
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We end up buying something not related to Sekinchan, ice cream. HaHa!
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We took some photo next to the factory, as it was freaking hot so we just take a few photo.
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Remember i ask you to keep the receipt? Yes, you can exchange for a small pack of Sekinchan rice at the counter where you purchase entrance ticket.
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Just few minute drive away from Rice Factory we are at the Sekinchan beach, where the Hong Kong drama film are taking scene here. It has since become so famous and crowded. Right beside the temple has one big tree and everyone just throw the lucky stripe at it, it fully cover with red lucky stripe making it so photogenic.
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It is “free” to grab a lucky strip in the temple but donation is highly recommended. They do provide pen for you to write your wish before throwing to the lucky tree.
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I saw a lot people fail to throw it up high, here is my tips, grab it into palm size and throw, this gave more force for it to go up high.
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I just like the temple and lucky tree combination.
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As a tourist, we have to some what tourist doing, take a photo with “I love Sekinchan”.
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Walk across you will be at the beach. What a nice weather (although very hot but better than raining).
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Collect shell at the beach, the whole beach side is cover up by shell so bare foot is not recommended.
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We collected some unique and nice texture shell. Wondering around here for around 2 hours then we decided to go back, it is quite a nice place for relax.
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On the way back, we decided to visit Bidor famous duck soup noodle Pun Chun Bidor (品珍就楼). The restaurant is extremely famous, a lot people purposely drive into Bidor just to eat here (it not that far from highway).
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We order 2 bowl of wantan mee, one with wantan and another one with duck soup both cost us RM17. Honestly price is acceptable.
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Duck soup is a must try here, it is very refreshing with herb taste. We eat till the last drop, it taste good added into the wantan mee as well.
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The wantan mee just normal, it a little bit too dry and hard for us and the sauce doesn’t has the fragrance of soy sauce.
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Before i forgot, Coffee is a must order. It has very strong coffee aroma and very smooth, it taste very good.
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Pun Chun Restaurant
38-40, Jalan Besar, 35500 Bidor, Perak
05-434 1554
6:00 am – 10:00 pm

That is our last destination for 2 days trip, although we do not eat like last trip but we do enjoy all those great food we eat along the way.

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