A couple of stops in the city & the suburbs for Chinese soul food, starting with Tengkat Tong Shin's Loong Deng Kee.
Bak kut teh & herbal broths constitute the intriguing specialities here, served out of enormous dragon-decorated pots.
A protein-rich, piping-hot portion of rib-heavy pork with intestines, sufficient for a light lunch, clocks in at RM10.
Fairly fragrant & flavoursome; could make for a satisfactory supper too, assuming Loong Deng Kee opens through late at night.
Add RM5 for rice & veggies; the free flow of chopped chillies & garlic is complimentary.
Bouncy-smooth fish balls stuffed with meat in soup are also available.
Second stop: Sri Petaling, for M Fragrant's Ipoh-style salt-baked chicken.
Meaty, tender & savoury but not unendurably salty; this also works for a fuss-free afternoon meal.
Inexpensive; a simple serving with rice & soup won't breach the two-figure mark (think it was RM8).
Loong Deng Kee
50 Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur
M Fragrant Salt Baked Chicken Cafe
A-14 Glass City, Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
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