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“Braised pork and fish soup-MSG loaded!”

Chinese Food Hawker Stalls
Ranked #35 of 605 Restaurants in Kuching
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Reviewed December 27, 2011

we reached Kuching on 25/12, heavy rain the whole day, we went out to search for our dinner. Streets were really quite at 7+pm. We just found this place with people and lights on. No choice we have to settle our dinner here.

Only one stall was operating, we have kwai chap-braised fatty pork and hor fun, and a bowl of Teochew fish soup. First taste of both soups, tasty and hot, fatty pork braisd to the right texture, overall was all right. We thought we found a good place to eat, shortly after eating half of our food, MSG effect came out!

Fish soup contained the most MSG! Kwai chap has it too.

We didn't return to try some other stalls in the day as we worried it has MSG too.

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Reviewed September 11, 2011

what you want to know, lokal food is good, the admosphere is perfect!! just go here and EAT. we did not get any illnesses, also not the children. (sorry for my English)

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Reviewed August 14, 2011

From my experience, Hawker food in Kuching is nothing to write home about compared to Singapore and major cities in West Malaysia. After reading all the interesting articles about Kuching food before our trip, we tried all kinds of hawker foods all over Kuching, from the roadside stands by the Sunday Market to various coffee shop hawker stands all around the city. It was a disappointment. The food is pretty rudimentary and "crude". We tried Kolo mee, porridge, Laksa, fried carrot cake, chicken rice, etc.. - they are just ok - prepared food/meat are usually cold and sometimes questionable. We ended up eating mostly fried Kway Teow and Mee Goreng since you know that they are cooked to order and at least they are guaranteed to be hot (sterilized).

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Reviewed May 12, 2011

Trust me on this - do some quick research on the web or ask some locals and you will discover some of the best, most authentic hawker food you will ever experience in Malaysia. I have too many to list here (hence the tip).

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Reviewed September 28, 2010

All the hawker stalls are good, just wander around and choose what you fancy. I tend to size up the price of beer first and then work from there, but of course I'm English and have a genetic predisposition to cold beer in a hot climate.

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