Tuesday, July 03, 2007

PORK LEG RICE @ FOOK SENG CAFÉ, JALAN PADUNGAN, KUCHING


This is one of the few established Too-Kar-Pñug in town (call it Lau Chio Pai if you will), being the fact that its food are sold out before lunch time. Kuching folks have a habit of taking rice early in the morning for breakfast (excluding Malays' nasi apa-apa?), and by early I before 8, when all the pork and its accessories are cooked, and ready to roll. (How do I know? Well, they say, early dog catches the bones... which I get from the mini-market, 2 shops down for Topanga).

This Teochew chap is as famous for his
Too-Kar-Pñug as the Lau-Tár (retired), found opposite Bishopsgate, Jln. Song Thien Cheok, Palm Rd. and Pending (he was a bit of a wanderer). He has his start at the alley next to the Hainan Association at Carpenter Street before moving here a few years ago. Like all good things, they are gone in a jiffy, so come early or you'll miss the boat. Lunch is out of the question. This coffee shop is the 3rd. shop from the Chinese arch.

2 comments:

Ditto said...

Very good foods blog, certainly not kong kay for Kuchingnans especially those who have been away. This Too kar p'ng was one of my `staple' those days, we used to call the owner ` La kia too'(no offence to anyone)in 70/80s when he was selling at that little alley next to Hainan association

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