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Kuala Lumpur - My KL/Klang Bak Kut Teh Odyssey

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klyeoh Jul 27, 2012 08:03 AM

Good Gawd, I just did a quick stock-take of the "bak kut teh" threads I posted on Chowhound in the past 1 year since my "big move" to KL. Here are some which I found:

1. Seng Huat (Under the Bridge) in Klang & Weng Heong in Batu Tiga Lama http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/786324
2. Mo Sang Kor http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/834479
3. Kee Heong http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/851029
4. Ah Wang & Fatty along Old Klang Road http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/841061
5. Ban Lee at Ipoh Rd http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/833079
6. Sun Fong in Medan Imbi http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/813642
7. Big Mouth in Chinatown http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/810103
8. Sem Kim on Jalan Ipoh http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/833081
9. Zheng Jia in Puchong http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/799770
10. Pao Xiang in Seri Petaling http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/820470

Anyhow, the reason I'm bringing this up was because I wanted to write up on yet another "bak kut teh" spot which I tried today. Pin Qian Klang Bak Kut Teh - which took over the stall space vacated by Mo Sang Kor at Lot 10's famous Hutong food-court in downtown KL a few months ago. I *don't * think Pin Qian is from Klang, as I'd not come across it in my various food excursions to Klang. Rather, I think the name of the stall inferred that it sells Klang-style "bak kut teh!

Anyway, I ordered a bowl of simmered pork belly slices with shitake mushrooms, a side-bowl of tofu puffs in a (very) slightly herbal soup, and a bowl of steamed white rice. It tasted pretty average to me, but maybe I'm spoiled for choice when it comes to good "bak kut teh" places in KL.

 
 
  1. huiray Jul 27, 2012 06:45 PM

    What a hideous green-stripe decor. :-)

    I think a BKT log with long-running samplings of stuff from all over is very interesting to read and useful for all! Please do continue.

    The BKT here looks fine to me. I like having two broths to drink, and rather like the idea of the tofu puffs in a light broth. Hmm, now I have a hankering for some BKT...

    Did the Mo Sang Kor stall move elsewhere, or has the "mother shop" just quit having an outlet in KL?

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      klyeoh Jul 29, 2012 05:44 AM

      More like the latter - I'm not sure why the sudden move from the very high-profile Hutong Lot 10. Maybe the next time I'm in Klang, I should pay a visit to Mo Sang Kor and ask the folks there!

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