Welcome to our photo-journal, initially created in honour of our devotion to the everyday food for the everyday person. Meant as a written account of our days, trips and special events, it is our way of keeping chronological memories of our life's events and our travels where our 'perut' (tummy) leads the way. Mind you we're no food critics... but we know what we like!
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Xmas @ K.Trg Day 4: Restoran Wan Hai
Restoran Wan Hai
Jalan Kampung Tiong Wisma
20100 Kuala Terengganu
(Coordinates: E103° 8' 5.1" N5° 19'
For the second day running we turned away
from Medan Selera Kampung Tiong in disappointment due to the lack of parking
(and we suspect seating as well) there.
Kuala Terengganu folks of my generation
will remember Restoran Wan Hai as the anchor tenant on the ground floor of Hock
Kee Seng department store, in the days when the store occupied the upper floors
of its building. In those days Wan Hai was the Kopitiam in town, and almost
everyone who’s anyone had their meals there.
When Hock Kee Seng decided to occupy the
ground floor was well Wan Hai had to relocate, and I couldn’t remember what
happened to them after that. It was actually fairly recently that we
rediscovered Wan Hai, but it had lost all its former glory and is now reduced
to a small single shop lot premise.
We were looking for something simple anyway
this morning and opted for the perennial Roti Bakar with Kaya (toasted bread
with coconut jam); I had a cup of black coffee in the traditional ceramic cup
while Cat and Brendan had their customary Iced Milo.
a pale shade of its former self
our roti bakar
my black coffee
the iced milos
At RM8 for the whole shebang we didn’t have
much for complaints and this restaurant was just a convenient pit stop before
we start our morning gallivant at Pasar Kedai Payang.