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Restoran One One Eight, Cheras

Frying kuay teow isn’t brain surgery but getting it right is an art. Not everyone can make good fried kuay teow so a place that serves such a dish is a gem to me.

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This place in Cheras serves a pretty mean plate of “kon chau hor fun”, loosely translated as dry fried kuay teow in English. rif took me here to try the noodles after he learnt about this place from a colleague, and we were not disappointed.

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Manned by an uncle and his wife, the uncle does the frying while the wife takes care of the order. We asked for a plate for 2 pax and portion was generous. For RM9, the noodles were large enough to feed three.

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I’ve never eaten fried kuay teow like this before but it was really delicious. The noodles were cooked with pork slivers, beansprouts, prawns and onions, and it boasted plenty of wok hei with a touch of sweet from the onions. You can also eat it with some chilli padi and soy sauce for more oomph, but I liked the kuay teow just the way it came.

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The wantan mee stall was pretty popular as well, so I ordered a small plate (RM4.50) to try. Texture-wise, the egg noodles were ‘snappy’ and al dente, but I found the char siew dry and stringy. The fried sui kow (additional RM1) was however, pretty good and generously filled with ingredients.

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If you’re planning to pay this place a visit, it helps that you’re dressed casually as it gets pretty humid when the crowd packs in.

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Restoran One One Eight
Jalan 10/118b
Desa Tun Razak, 56000 Kuala Lumpur
GPS Coordinates: N 3 04.731 E 101 43.070

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8 Responses

  1. the kuey teow looks really tasty, but of cos, you probably know what i’d wanna say, right … it’s missing my favorite ingredient (which needs no introduction) for fried kuey teow 😀

    1. Bangsar Babe

      HAHAHAHHA ya I know! 😉

  2. Hi BB! Every time I read one of your restaurants reviews I dream of being there in KL to taste myself all these tasty dishes. My mouth is watering!!

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Thank you Francesca. Let me know if you’re planning to head to KL soon and I’ll recommend a few more food places 🙂

  3. ulric

    The ‘kon chau hor fun’ looks deliciously indeed with minimal oil residue…like! =)

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Yeah, it’s a pretty interesting dish. Can’t wait to have it again hehehe

  4. Will

    Do they open at night?

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Unfortunately no. Only during the day.

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