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Meng Kee Char Siu @ Alor Kopitiam, Jalan Alor


The rave was on.
But we didn't manage to catch that fever during the Meng Kee heat.
Only manage to do so after more than one year dating pork sausages and fish & chips in the land known as YOU KAY!
Char Siew fix! Char Siew fix!

We didn't even pay a visit to Meng Kee when they were still based at the iconic spot at Tengkat Tong Shin *smack forehead*. I bet almost all of you knew that Meng Kee had already shifted to the Alor Kopitiam at Jalan Alor.



We were melted.
An immediate recall of what we had at the Seremban Favourites. But I couldn't tell which was better. I just love both. The char siew was tender and succulent, with a hint of sweetness and charred taste at the caramelized outer.
Too bad we didn't manage to give this a try while they were still running business over at Tengkat Tong Shin. Heard they were way better there.
To our surprise, it was an easy task to score a table during our lunch visit. Not as packed as I thought. Hmm...


The steamed chicken was only mediocre and we were not expecting much since we aimed for char siew all along.


A return for more Char Siew fix again?
Maybe after checking out more of Char Siew Zhai and 747 Char Siew for more comparison :)

Meng Kee Char Siew
Alor Kopitiam
(next to Nova Hotel)
Jalan Alor
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 017-6388648/016-9093721
Open for lunch every day except Sundays.


J2Kfm December 16, 2009 at 10:09 AM  

Definitely FSF. or 747?
Oh they moved into the kopitiam. I was wondering where the shop has moved.

Bangsar-bAbE December 16, 2009 at 11:02 AM  

I don't really like their steamed chicken. No kick after the char siew. =P

thule a.k.a leo December 16, 2009 at 12:46 PM  

Char Siew Zhai's version is not as good as 747... I think that you will love 747's char siew instead :)
nowadays.. I'd go to Meng Kee in Glenmarie or 747 in Aman Suria to get my fix!

choi yen December 16, 2009 at 12:47 PM  

my next aim!!!!

Rebecca Saw December 16, 2009 at 2:49 PM  

ahh..call me for 747 or CS Zhar!
cos i had FSF, so now i want to do comparison.. but it has to be nx week... ;p

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover December 16, 2009 at 4:28 PM  

This CS look so yummy, will try out soon,

ai wei December 16, 2009 at 5:15 PM  

slurp slurp. hungry d dear...

jfook December 16, 2009 at 7:21 PM  

Nice char siu making me damn hungry. Drooling...

tracieMoo December 16, 2009 at 10:28 PM  

The char siew looks fantastic! so does your blog :)

Selba December 16, 2009 at 10:30 PM  

It's 9.28 pm right now.. and I'm so hungry looking at the char siu picture!!! *drools*

xin December 17, 2009 at 9:14 AM  

but the charsiew looks so photogenic...

superwilson December 17, 2009 at 11:30 AM  

Is it expensive?

desmondChua December 17, 2009 at 12:48 PM  

hi Christine, i used to have a very very high expectation for their cs after watching the Ah-xian (Taste Jason) show in AEC. But then, it was somehow just disappointed me BIG TIME, as well as all my friends i brought there.
their chicken, Like what u said, not the main character, but u are compulsory to order chicken b4 ordering CS and their chicken meat... SO HARD!! how to eat?! @.@
ok, their CS, they just simply chop one plate for u, even thou u already told them u want "half lean half fat" ! @>@
perhaps you can say i am bias or "different ppl different taste",
around 10 of us, just felt the char siu was simply, ISH!!!!!

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