Tuesday, February 12, 2008


Confession: I'm not sure of the name of this place, as there aren't any signboards on the sides of the building (that I could see). So before leaving the place, I asked of its name, and got something like "Ru-Pian Pasar". Anyone to set the record straight? It's a bunch of stalls within a hall-like building next to the market.

I arrived at this place at around 6:30 p.m. Ordered a mixed vegetables soup, and a pig's intestine fried with dried chilli. The meal with rice for 2 came to RM11. It's not so much about the food, although they were good and cheap, but the dining experience in this town; while we eating, the stall helpers were stacking up the chairs. Some customers came in at around 6:45 p.m. were turned away as they were closing for the night. I asked why there were closing so early. The reply was: "This ain't no big town." Which pretty much explained why the first restaurant, Hung Kiew Kee,
we went to was closed. I guess late supper is out of the question unless you cook it yourself!


Dee said...

Happy New Year.

You seems to travel a lot. Unfortunately I dont so I can only enjoy the dishes you wrote from my laptop screen. :)

Kong-Kay said...

didn't i see your taiwan post or was it someone else? i used to stop at most of the little towns along the way wherever and whenever i drive, if i'm not pressed for time. i've done from kuching to brunei stretch, buffalo to key lago, Vancouver to portland, and NZ north island.


As the name implies, it's all about nothing! Kongkaying is like grasping in the air - more like hot air with occasional fartulence. Hopefully, something aromatic will come out of it! If not...

May the Farce be With You!


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