30 Nov '11, 4am

A post we love by @eatingasia - Dough Story: In Ulu Yam, It's All About the Noodles. Loh Mee & Fish Cake anyone?

A post we love by @eatingasia - Dough Story: In Ulu Yam, It's All About the Noodles. Loh Mee & Fish Cake anyone?

In Ulu Yam, in a timeworn Chinese coffeeshop next to a rubber sap collection depot, we found noodle heaven. At Kedai Kopi Hook Choon Kee, magic is made in an ample but basic kitchen where shafts of sunlight are suspended in clouds of vaporized cooking oil that rise from giant woks. Hook Choon Kee is a third-generation enterprise. The shop was opened in the early 1900s by this woman's grandfather. She and her husband have been running the place since he passed away in 1994. The family is known for its loh mee - wheat noodles in a dark gravy thick with strands of cooked egg and lightly soured with black vinegar. Arrive around noon on a weekend and watch the parade of cars that disgorge families into a restaurant across the street, where a loh mee competitor operates offers al fresco and air-conditioned seating. Register that Hook Choon Kee is almost empty, and wonder if you'...

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