Lou Wong Ipoh — The best chicken rice in Ipoh town, Malaysia
In Ipoh, Malaysia, the 61-year-old eatery solely offers chicken rice and fried bean sprouts. Lou Wong Restaurant (Restoran Tauge Ayam Lou Wong, Lou Wong Ipoh, Lou Wong Chicken Rice Restaurant) is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the middle of Ipoh’s old town. It has to be the most well-known restaurant in Ipoh, bar none.
The signature dish at this restaurant is boiled chicken served with fried rice. The chicken served here is normal chicken, fat, meat firm.
Chicken is boiled soft but not broken, spices are soaked, and make you mouthwatering.
According to the chef’s share, rice cooked rice is the delicious rice of the local. The rice after cooking will be surf fried, with low oil so there is no feeling fat when eating.
The fried bean sprouts have also been on the menu since the beginning. The meal is easy, but spice must be added in the correct order to achieve the desired taste. The bean sprouts are plump and crunchy because to the superb soil conditions.
After savoring the two main courses listed above, diners can request extra meatballs beef soup. Meat is formed into balls that are soft and have a decent beef taste without being too powdered. This soup is also featured in the Chinese culinary tradition that the restaurant provided for over 10 years.
In the menu of beverages, diners can ask for the tea of Adenosma glutinosum, tea of Siraitia grosvenorii and iced green tea … The price of meal here ranges from RM19 per person (about $6).
The restaurant’s customers are largely tourists, who come in large or small groups. The restaurant does not take reservations and only serves on-site. Lan Ly, a traveler from Saigon, Vietnam, who was visiting Ipoh for the first time, stated, “The flavor is not different from the meals of the Chinese that I have ever eated before.” The restaurant features a large and open layout. Staff who provide prompt service.”
The restaurant’s workforce consists of more than a dozen workers who are quick and eager. Thanh Dao is shown; the Vietnamese have been working here for almost four years. “When visiting Ipoh, guests have various food options, but chicken rice paired with bean sprouts is a must try,” Dao remarked.
Lou Wong Ipoh
Address: 49, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 10 a.m. — 10 p.m.
Price: about $6 per meal
Phone: +60 5-254 4199
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