Monday, 26 November 2007

Walk Walk Look Eat!!! ( jalan jalan cari makan )

Remember my earlier post about the Melaka trip??? Actually one of my friend sent me an email about the famous food in Malacca town. From what I see, it is really delicious and yummy. Now talk only also my tummy rumbling and my saliva dripping and wet my keyboard edi. Ok lah talk less, let me share with you all about the delicious foods in Malacca, ok???

Wantan Noodle
Kedai Makanan & Minuman Wantan Mee - 40, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (Heeren St.).
Opens 7.30am-2.30pm Closes on Wednesday.This popular dish has an apparent difference. It is prepared with a big blob of vermillion red chilli sauce that goes on the plate before anything else. This vinegarish chilli sauce gives noodle a distinctive Malaccan flavour.

Taiwanese Noodle
Hing Loong Taiwanese Noodle, No. 11-J, Jalan Bachang. Opens 7.35am-6pm. Closes every 2nd & 4th ThursdayFresh noodles made in a secret recipe, serviced with choice of stewed beef, pork ribs, pig’s trotters or minced chicken.

Hee Kiaw
Teo Heng at Wang Food Court, next to Grand Continental Hotel
This noodle dish is only found in Malacca. It is noodles with an assortment of fish derived toppings such as fish balls and fish cake slices, seasoned with dark soy sauce and chilli sauce.

Duck Noodle
651, Taman Bukit Melaka, Bukit Beruang. Opens 7am-2pm. Closes alternate Wednesdays
Local voted the best duck noodle in town. Served dry or in soup, the noodle come with bean sprouts and duck pieces which have been stewed with herbs and spices.

Mee Goreng
Hassan’s Mee Goreng, Jalan Tengkera (opposite Pacific Inn hotel, next to Methodist Girls’ School). Opens 8-11am.
Closes on Fridays
Yellow noodles fried with bean sprout and super hot sambal. Can top up with a telur mata lembu fried with chilli oil and eaten with vinegar and kicap manis – the Malaccan way.

Mee Kahwin
Restaurant Ming Huat (shop opposite turning to the Portuguese Settlement). Opens 9.30am-3pm. Closes on Friday.
The fusion of noodles is the result of marrying (kahwin) mee rebus with Indian rojak. The result is an explosion of sweet, sour and spicy, enriched with curry powder and crushed peanuts. The concoction consist of noodles, bean curd, potatoes, boiled egg and crunch fritters, onion crisps, raw cucumber and yam bean. Don’t forget to eat it the Malaccan way – with a dash of vinegar and kicap manis.

Hainanese Chicken Rice Balls
Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Shop (next to old Chung Kiaw Bank), 4, Jalan Hang Jebat (Jonker St). Opens 7.30am-4pm. Closes last Wednesday of the month.
This is a Malaccan specialty. Rice boiled in chicken stock and some chicken oil and salt, flavoured with ginger, garlic and shallot and make into rice balls then served with boiled chicken pieces and garnished with cucumber and spring onion, and chilli sauce.

BBQ Pork Rice
Bunga Raya Lane (first stall, day only, at night, the Fried Oyster man takes over). Opens 11am-3pm. Closes fortnightly either on Wednesday or Thursday.
Charcoal roasted meat that is golden-crusted, crispy, tender and juicy, tasting of sticky sweet caramel, aromatic and full of flavour. Served with white rice and side dishes such as kangkung, tofu, egg, dried meat and Chinese sausages.

Nyonya Cendol : No 1 Kopitiam (across from Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Shop). Jalan Hang Jebat (Jonker St). Opens 11.30am-6pm. Closes on Tuesdays.
This traditional Nyonya cendol is made of homemade jade-green cendol that is absolutely creamy, with aromatic palm sugar syrup.

Clock Tower Cendol : Stall opposite the Clock Tower. Opens daily, 10am-6pm.
This Indian style cendol is typically pale green in colour and not as creamy rich as the Nyonya version. Mashed red beans is optional.

Tai Bak
Jalan Tengkera (opposite ACS / Wesley Church). Opens 10am-6pm daily.
A Nyonya dessert in danger of extinction is like a sweet noodle made of rice, tapioca and wheat flour shaped comes in pink and white served with ice and light syrup. Can also add black jelly or read beans and palm sugar syrup.

Satay Celup
Capitol Satay Celup, 41, Lorong Bukit Cina. Opens 5.30pm until last customer leaves. Closes on Mondays.
Satay celup or “satay steamboat” only found in Malacca, are assortment of raw and semi-cooked seafood, meat and vegetables on skewers that are dunked into a boiling pot of water and eaten with sauce that is similar to the ubiquitious satay sauce but has different ingredients. Though Jalan Ong Kim Wee abounds with many satay celup shops but this place is said to be the best, as the sauce is thick and aromatic.

Hainanese Pork Satay
Jonker Street Satay / Sun May Hiong Satay House, 135, Jalan Hang Jebat (Jonker St). Opens 11am-6pm (8pm on Saturdays). Closes alternate Tuesdays.
This famous satay of old Jonker Street offers a selection of pork, chicken, liver and intestine on skewer, with the usual side accompaniment of ketupat rice, sliced onions and cucumber. This aromatic meat has a crisp, slightly burnt edge served with a tangy, sweet and spicy concoction of crushed peanuts, aromatic roots, spices, shredded pineapple and belimbing.

Malay Satay
Ngah Satay (opposite the three-storey flats in Bukit Baru). Opens 6-10.30pm. Closes 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month.
For halal Malay-style satay, this is the place to go. This satay is well marinated that it is good without its sauce.

Hainanese Coffee
Aik Chong Coffee, No. 95, Jalan Tokong.
You can’t miss this place in Malacca – sign boards are every where. This is one of the two big local coffee brands (the other is Nam Seng), Aik Cheong’s Hainanese-style ground coffee used in most kopitiam and is available nationwide in supermarkets.

Fried Oyster Omelette
Lane in Bunga Raya. Open 7pm-12.30am. Closes on Tuesday
Located in a small lane off the Jalan Bunga Raya main street, this store has a steady stream of customers until closing time. The Malaccan-style oyster omelet is a combination of rice flour batter, eggs and oysters, fried in a flat wok over very high heat. It has a drier texture with lost of coriander leaves for garnishing.

Cockles and Shellfish Stall
Lane after Madam King’s department store on Jalan Bunga Raya. Opens 7-11pm. Closes on Sundays.
It takes great courage to wonder into dark eerie side lanes like this one. Located in the narrow dark lane lighted up by hurricane lamps, this stall serves cockles, snails and other shellfish such as siput sawah, kepah and kijing eaten with a calamansi lime flavoured sambal sauce. Other yummy things includes sotong kangkung, fish ball, tofu skin and century egg.

Epok-epok Sayur
Restaurant Ming Huat, (opposite turning to Portuguese Settlement). Opens 9.30am-3pm. Closes on Fridays.
Epoh-epok sayur, one of the colonial tea time favourites looks like curry puff but has a filing of bean sprouts and shredded yambean and carrot. It is eaten with a vinegarish chilli sauce which you pour into the puff by puncturing a small hole in the shell – make sure to tip the puff pocket left to right to distribute the chili sauce before savouring it!

Teochew Fish Porridge
Kedai Makanan Teo Heng (inside Wang Food Court, next to the Grand Continental Hotel) Opens 5pm-12am. Closes fortnightly on Wednesday.
This grainy porridge is loaded with generous slices of fish and lost of coriander and lard fritters and fish stock. Fish used here is kurau, tenggiri and pomfret. You can also opt for noodles instead of porridge.

Nah, there you go some of the famous place to eat out in Malacca. Go and give a try, ok???


Hor ny Ang Moh said...

Aiyoh! Pic pic????
Have a nice day!

W_W_H said...

ang moh : PIC PIC!!!!!!!!
okokok, will update with pics soon. come bek yah.........

Clare said...

Haiyo! No pic my imagination running wild only, now damn hungry in the middle of the night liao...all your fault! =P You evil! Muahahahahhahahaha!

W_W_H said...

clare : haiya, very the soli lah. friend send me also got no pics. nevermind, will upload lots of pics soon, ok??? ;)

Huei said...


so many! feel like having wantun mee!

W_W_H said...

huei : wanna eat wan tan mee??? come to pd, here got one wan tan mee stall, very popular wan, sure u like it wan...