Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Restoran Woo Ng Kee in Kepong a powerhouse in traditional Cantonese cuisine

When I saw the exterior of Restoran Woo Ng Kee in Taman Ehsan, I was impressed as it occupied three shop-lots. Inside, hanging from a wall was a huge poster with three mugshots which, according my speculation, were the its chefs-cum-owners. There is no menu and the captain will rattle out the dishes available. I ordered pei pa ngap (crispy-skin duck) and fish head curry. The duck came first as several roasted birds were hanging in a glass case. Served with lemon sauce and sweet sauce, it was excellent (5/5) -- not oily and delightfully crispy on the outside. Next came the curry fish head (4.5/5). My wife and I nodded our heads in appreciation. It was the same standard as that of Peter Curry Fish Head in Setapak. And also tasted similar.

Will I return? Definitely! Come CNY, I would certainly like to savour their festive dishes.

No. 545, 546 & 547
Jalan E 3/7
Taman Ehsan
51200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-6274 2305
Closed on Thursday.

Getting there:
Travel along the MRR2 and turn to Taman Daya. Depending on the direction you are coming from, it's either a right turn under the flyover or a left turn beside the flyover. Go straight for 50 metres and turn left left (you can see a FRIM signboard) at the Taman Kepong Indah traffic light. Proceed along Jalan Ehsan Utama past many single-storey terrace houses until you come to a roundabout. Go further straight past two petrol stations. Take the first right. The restaurant faces a hawker centre.


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