Thursday, November 6, 2008

Fried Chili Balitong (Siput Sedut) and Fried Hokkien Mee (no pork), Steven’s Wok, Damansara Utama Uptown.

Last week, I went back to Steven’s Wok with three lovely ladies (Amy, Shirleen & Kath) to try out the Balitong (Siput Sedut, a type of longish shellfish, scientific name is Cerithidea obtusa) Dish. I ate Steven's ee mee on my last visit. (see the links below) After attending a conference at downtown KL, on the way back home, we decided to stop by Uptown Food Court for our dinner. I wanted Amy and Kath to try out Ah Keong Yong Tau Fu. The whole Damansara area was jammed up and I made a U turn in to the inner Damansara Utama inner roads to avoid the heavy traffic. When we reached there, we found that Ah Keong Stall was still closed. I called Ah Keong’s hand phone and his wife answered in Hokkien, ‘Wa lang tua Balai’ (we are at the police station). I had thought that Ah Keong and his wife got nabbed by the police. Then his wife said that they should reach the food court in around 20minutes time. Ha Ha, I was mistaken; they were actually stuck in the traffic jam outside the Damansara Utama Police Station. Since Ah Keong stall was not open yet, we ordered Fried Chili Balitong from Steven’s Wok. The price per plate is RM10. The Balitong was fried to perfection and I can taste the sweetness of the spicy sauce with bits of ginger in it. Thumb up for the Balitong! Fried Balitong with Chilli..........................................Steven's Wok (Stall number 1908) Then we proceeded to order the yong tau fu from Ah Keong’s stall.

My friends queuing up for Yong Tau Foo at Ah Keong's stall

Amy's YTF...................Shirleen's YTF...............Kath's YTF........................and mine After finishing our yong tau fu, I ‘tar pau’ (take away) a packet of Fried Hokkien Mee (RM5) from Steven’s Wok (no pork is served here) for my kids. The mee had generous amount of vegetable, squid and prawn in it. The black soya sauce sweetness and saltiness of the mee are just nice. Another thumb up for the Steven’s Fried Hokkien Mee without lard!

Steven's Fried Hokkien Mee

1) Location : Steven's Wok Stall 1098, Damansara Uptown Food Court GPS : latitude 3°08’05.07” N, Longitude 101°37’19.17 E

2) Address: Ah Keong Yong Tau Foo, Stall Number 1097, Uptown Food Court, Jln SS21/39,Damansara Utama, PJ GPS : latitude 3°08’05.07” N, Longitude 101°37’19.17 E Opening Hours: 12 noon to 2 pm6.30 pm to 2am Map To Steven's Wok and Ah Keong's Yong Tau Foo

Related Links 1) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2008/08/hawker-food-nv-ah-keong-yong-tau-fu.html 2) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2008/10/stevens-wok-damanara-utama-uptown-food.html 3) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2009/07/restaurant-yook-tho-yin-pj-sdn-bhd.html

18 comments:

eunice said...

wow I heard my stomach growling!!!

suituapui said...

I love balitongs...but they say it's not very clean so I haven't had it for quite a while now. Now you've got me craving.... LOL!!!

Kikey Loo said...

seldom eat balitong though... :)

Josephine said...

I like Balitong too. But not the too spicy ones.

Pete said...

Eunice : Ha Ha, balitong is nice lorr!

STP : Once a while have some ok lah! At least they are free from Melamine, Ha Ha, LOL.

kikey : Ha, I thought most Penang Lang like balitong.

Josephine : Ya lorr, if too spicy the lips can become numb lorr! But Steven's balitong is ok, spicyness just nice for me.

bambino said...

Brother,

Do you know UpTown also got one very good Nasi Lemak, near Bank Rakyat, by the name of Village.

Cheap and good. For RM6, you get a quarter chicken.

cleffairy said...

Wah, Pete... you eat balitong! I can never suck that thing! So weird and the meat is so less! My husband loves balitong though!

garfield said...

i like balitong
lol

Pete said...

Bambino : Bro, thks for the info. I will chk it out.

Cleff : Actually, eating balitong is quite fun because you got to taste the chilli and balitong bits by bits at a time.

Garfield : Yay, Garfield, we r two of a kind.

Angie said...

Balitong seems interesting n nice.
Wish to taste it.

Calvin Soo KJ said...

wah....makan nice ytf with 3 lovely ladies.....envy you lar..hahaha

cleffairy said...

I feel like eating snail when I suck the balitong. =.=

lcfu said...

oh, that is balitong huuh? =)

levian said...

i love those seafood cooked spicy !! i never can get their names right, some in clamps, some in shells, they taste so good !! :D

Pete said...

Angie : Thks for visiting my blog. Balitong is good if you like spicy seafood.

Calvin : Bro, want to join?

cleff : Ha Ha, that is why you must always eat balitong in dark places, so cannot see how it look like lorr. This is escargots, Malaysian style. LOL

lcfu : try it, its nice. Quite popular in Spore.

levian : Seafood always goes down well with chilli. Yummy lorr!

foongpc said...

I haven't tasted balitongs before. or maybe I have, but I didn't know what it's called! Haha! Oh, the traffic jam there can kill you sometimes!

The Faerykin said...

Oh those snails. They used to disgust me hehe... but one fine day i ate them and they're nice in a way. Haven't had them for ages!

Pete said...

foongpc : try it you will like it

faerykin : they r real nice......snails...LOL

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