Home Food Reviews OUG market & Restaurant Lucky

rif and I recently joined Becky and Unka at OUG Market on an early (7.30am!!) Sunday morning. I wanted to try the butter cake she raved about and sweet potato balls. Alas, there was no sweet potato balls that day – the old couple sold chang instead. We walked further down and joined the growing queue for the cakes. We got a whole butter cake (RM15), half a coffee marble cake (RM7.50) and half a chocolate cake (RM7.50).Breakfast was at Restaurant Lucky, as Unka wanted to try the pork noodles. rif ordered a large bowl to share with me, and I got myself a bowl of curry kuay teow.The noodles came with an egg, pork mince, pork slices and leafy vegetables (we omitted the liver and intestines). It was a generous portion, and I loved the addition of egg in the noodles. I thought the broth was not murky enough. It lacked flavour and I would prefer it porkier. Although the minced pork was quite tasty, this was just average. Kean Fatt’s version was better. rif, Becky and Unka agreed.The curry noodles looked promising with its fiery red colour and concentrated broth. However, it didn’t taste that great. While the gravy was thick, it lacked aroma and spices. The cockles were not juicy, they tasted slightly rubbery. Becky got herself a packet of pandan rice from the market. Inside the pack was a scoop of fragrant pandan rice, fried dried shrimp & ikan bilis and shredded egg omelette. The rice was creamy and almost good on its own. Fried till fragrant, the dried shrimp was crispy and spicy with a hint of sweetness. Very appetizing! And she only paid RM1.20 for her yummy breakfast…gah!!Although it looked plain, the butter cake was wonderfully rich and smooth with a lovely golden brown crust. This cake was tasty on its own, but it goes best with hot coffee. The coffee marble cake and chocolate cake were quite good, but the butter cake was still the best. I found the marbled version less buttery but the chocolate version was very moist and rich. Despite the mediocre noodles, the cakes were yummy and the company was great. Thanks guys!

Ambiance: 3/10
Price: 7/10

Curry Noodles: 4/10 Pork Noodles: 5/10 Cake: 7.5/10
Verdict: I’m definitely coming back for the cakes! But not so much for the noodles…

*Restoran Lucky is located opposite the BHP station near the OUG market

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Julian Si June 6, 2009 - 8:49 am

Deeeeeelicious , what a makan adventure. Malaysia is SIMPLY the best! :-)

NyonyaChef June 6, 2009 - 10:04 am

Hi Where would you rate the best pork noodles in Klang valley ?

Uncle Lee June 6, 2009 - 12:26 pm

Hi, really enjoyed looking at your well taken pics.
I guess Malaysians live to eat….the Indiana Jones of good food exploring adventures. Wayyyyyyy to go!

Have fun, and keep a song in your heart, best regards, Lee.

Sugar Bean June 6, 2009 - 12:32 pm

I live around this area, would be really convenient for me to get there but I can never wake up in the morning, haha! I find the pork noodles in Lucky quite nice, but the last time I had it was quite some time ago. Craving for butter cake.

thenomadGourmand June 6, 2009 - 12:53 pm

a whole bunch of us bought so much this morning! I tell you, the nx time i'm asking for a discount card!

Bangsar-bAbE June 6, 2009 - 7:33 pm

nomad – Hahaha…did you all sapu habis the cakes? =P

Sugar Bean – How can?? You must try the butter cake…

Uncle Lee – Thanks. Don't know if all Malaysians live to eat, but I certainly do!

Bangsar-bAbE June 6, 2009 - 7:37 pm

NyonyaChef – Can't really say, as I haven't eaten enough pork noodles to judge.

I've been frequenting Kean Fatt lately. It's more convenient and yummy enough for me!

Julian – Yup…yum yum yum! =D

jim-experience June 8, 2009 - 12:31 am

Nice place……
i used to frequent the coffe shop as well.

but the place i still think has the best prok noodles….

try happy garden, jalan lazat.
corner coffee shop.
猪肉粉 very nice.

backStreetGluttons June 8, 2009 - 12:42 am

Pasar Malams are always a joy to walk and eat around, altho food are so so but sometimes you will meet a real gem or soon will. Then when you go back next week to ask your friends to try they are gone !

Chong June 8, 2009 - 2:54 am

Can't stop looking at the Pandan Rice. *drools*

Thanks for hopping by my blog. :D

550ml jar of faith June 8, 2009 - 3:35 am

This Kean Fatt is getting so much press from you folks, I absolutely have to get my hands on a bowl of pork therapy! Sorely in need of some this week! :-P

thule a.k.a leo June 8, 2009 - 4:17 am

not familiar with the morning market… is it everyday or just on Sunday???

CUMI & CIKI June 8, 2009 - 4:42 am

u must try the pork noodles in Brickfields la.. :P

SimpleGirl June 8, 2009 - 7:23 am

the choc cake really looks good….moisture….and all other stuff are lovely as well……

Bangsar-bAbE June 8, 2009 - 8:18 am

SimpleGirl – It was good…very rich. I actually finished half the cake by night time!! o_0

Cumi & Ciki – That's on my must eat list already. Since I love my oink oink! =P

leo – Errr…that one I'm also not sure. But nomad went there on Saturday, so I know it opens on Saturday too!

Pureglutton June 8, 2009 - 8:20 am

The cake seller must be very happy to see you all, hehe!

Bangsar-bAbE June 8, 2009 - 8:21 am

550ml – Go try! But must wait for about 30 minutes one ya…

Chong – Simple and nice. Thanks for dropping by too!

BSG – Yeah…it sucks when that happens.

jim – What's the name of the coffee shop ya?

Bangsar-bAbE June 8, 2009 - 8:23 am

PureGlutton – Actually…when I went with nomad and unka, the auntie scolded unka! o_0

Anonymous June 8, 2009 - 9:18 am

OMG! the chocolate cake looks so tasty!!! *drools* -hanny


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