Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rockin' Char Siew @ Hutong, Lot 10, KL


We took our darling (Singaporean!) friends Arlene and Kelvin to the increasingly popular Hutong food court in Lot 10, so that they could sample a variety of our yummy Malaysian food in one place*. :)
(* Without being harassed by friendly cockroaches or the odors of stuffed up drains.. LOL)

Spotting a tempting display of char siew (honey roasted pork), Kelvin ordered up a dish of it from the Ho Weng Kee Wantan Noodles stall:
(The man loves pork...)
Pork ...

Thanks to his sharp eyes, and great (pork-)intuition, I had one of the best char siews in my life. :D

Although the slices served were just a tad too fatty for my taste, it was SO GOOD!:
- Firm (but not tough) meat,
- some crispy, yummily charred bits,
- melt in your mouth fatty parts, and
- slightly sweet (yay! not too sugary) and smokey flavour:
Closer look ...

I still dream about this char siew, which is now firmly in my list of faves.
(Next time I'll ask for a leaner cut though - felt like such a big sinner after that meal! Haha...)

My original review of some other stalls at Hutong:

*waves to Arlene & Kelvin (& Danny)*

(And thank you for the t-shirt... It's perfect for me!)

(Once again)
So, it's: Delicious array of famous Malaysian food stalls under one roof! :) BUT prices are higher than original stalls (although still affordable by KL standards), can be very hard to find a table during peak hours and surrounding area can get quite jammed during week day peak hours.....

Summary Information:
Hutong Gourmet Heritage Village @ Lot 10, KL

Opening Hours: (approx.) 11am till 10pm
Phone: -
Address: Basement, Lot 10 Shopping Centre, Bukit Bintang, KL

(*A few stalls do not serve pork)

- Masak-Masak
- Lots of Cravings
- the nomad Gourmand
- Eat Drink KL
- A lil' fat monkey

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  1. don't have to go that far mah... can find Ho Weng Kee in SS2 :P

  2. to LightYoruichi:
    You scream, I scream - we all scream for pork! :)

    to thule aka leo:
    Haha, true....
    But that time we wanted to give our Sg guests the chance to lots of different things at the same time so we went to Hutong - so, depends on the occasion, I guess! :)

  3. ya know, i've never had ho weng kee's wanton mee before. shame on me, hor? :( and now, with good char siew, looks like i HAFTA give it a try. woohoo!

  4. Nought to feel guilty about, you still look great J!

    Sllluuuuuuurrrrrrps, Mr Porky wants some char siew. Gotta go buy me some porcine delights tomorrow!

  5. to HairyBerry:
    Don't worry. You are not the only one with a loooooong "To Eat" list! :D

    to Julian Si:
    Haha... thanks.
    (Still working on it though! So far I only reached an equilibrium but if I stop working out I will definitely pile on the pounds very quickly)

    Good luck with searching for good pork!


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