Good Laksa in SF or Berkeley/Oakland?
Any recommendations on good places for laksa?
A search on the board here only identified two potential spots: Betelnut (SF) and Jayakarta (Berkeley), but the reviews were rather limited.
Did you see this topic on Jayakarta?
Singapore-Malaysian in SF makes great curry mee, which I think is another name for the same dish?
I haven't tried Kopitiam's yet.
Singapore Malaysian Restaurant
836 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118
3647 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549
Jayakarta's laksa is very good, or so I think; I actually slightly prefer the laksa at Shiok in Menlo Park, but I live in Berkeley and would rather stay local unless I have business on the Peninsula.
I have no idea if this was 'authentic', because I have never been to Malaysia.
But, I had Curry Laksa today at Penang Garden for lunch, and it was just glorious !
Deep fried okra, aubergine, steamed brocolli, cauliflower, tofu and white meat chicken, all in a curry flavoured thick broth - perfectly seasoned with chewy noodles to boot.
I definitely consider this dish chow-worthy - FWIW.
Penang Garden Restaurant
728 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94108
Not too long ago I purchased on-line several packets of Laksa paste manufactured by Oriental Crops (sic!) in Malyasia. Stupidly, I forgot to bookmark the site and can't re-locate it.
I found it (in my admittedly limited experience) to be quite good.
Has anyone else purchased this online (of in the Bay Area)?