Saturday, July 13, 2013

Restoran Ulu Yam - Revisited

Restoran Ulu Yam
No. 119 Ground Floor Jalan 3/23A
Taman Danau Kota off Jalan Genting Klang
53300 Kuala Lumpur
(Coordinates: 3° 11' 58.00", 101° 43' 5.50")

We've covered this place before but this time we will talk at length about the dishes here and why it's always been our perennial favourite. First off, if not for anything else you could just come here and snack on their delectable Saito (wolf-herring) Fish Cakes.


in a row of shops across from Festival City
beside the Yong Tau Fu shop


This restaurant’s signature dish however is the “Claypot Yam Paikuat Noodles” or Claypot Yam Noodles with Pork Ribs (yes, it’s a mouthful). We’ve been coming here off and on since we discovered it a few years ago for this signature dish.



their dishes
colourful price list
back portion of the shop


So in the end we ordered a medium sized Claypot Yam Noodles (portions for two persons) plus two slices of their marvellous Saito Fish Cakes while Brendan tried the Mun (simmer or braised) Yee Mee with a round of Leong Sui (herbal tea) for everyone.



as always, its herbal tea
this chili paste is da bomb!
she can't get enough
Brendan's mun yee mee (for a change, at last!)
can you see his braces?
our absolute favourite fish cakes!
bubbling hot signature dish
shall we begin, dear?
bon appetit!


The damage? With drinks it all came up to a reasonable RM35, well within realms of ‘the everyday food for the everyday person’. This restaurant is high on our list of default eateries so give this place a try, if only to sample their signature dish because we're sure you won't regret it.

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