Tong Sui Kai 糖水街 Dessert Street

Tong Sui Kai 糖水街 or literally “Dessert Street” is one of local’s famous food spot with an amount of stalls selling local version of ABC (Ais Batu Campur) known as Sai Mai Lo” a refreshing bow of mixed fruits, and loads of food stall selling rojak, cockles, noodles and many others.

Tong Sui Kai 糖水街 Dessert Street Ipoh
Tong Sui Kai 糖水街 or Dessert Street

A LITTLE NOTE:
Please choose choose the nearest seat to the stall you intended to eat in, or ask if the stall would bring the food to particular table as some of the stall might have strict rules on serving on their own restricted area.

糖水街 怡保
糖水街 @ 怡保 / Tong Sui Kai @ Ipoh
Stall 28 and 29 in Tong Sui Kai
Stall 28 and 29 in Tong Sui Kai

Tonight I’m going to visit my favourite old spot and that is the Stall 28 for their rojak and Stall 29 for Chicken Mushroom Wan Ton Mee.

Wantan Mee @ Stall 29

Wantan Mee Stall 29 at Tong Sui Kai
Wantan Mee Stall 29 at Tong Sui Kai
Price List Wantan Mee Stall29
Price List Wantan Mee Stall29
Menu List Wantan Mee Stall29
Menu List Wantan Mee Stall29

Mushroom and Chicken slices Wan Ton Mee is what I’m aiming for, according to the stall owner this menu was stopped for almost a year and due to their customers request it’s finally back.

Wantan Mee @ Tong Sui Kai
Wantan Mee @ Tong Sui Kai
Wan Tan Mee at Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
Mushroom and Chicken slices Wan Tan Mee at Tong Sui Kai Ipoh

The mushroom and chicken slices were cooked with their special sauce were slightly salty sweet with smooth texture when mixed together with the noodle.

Chicken Mushroom Wan Tan Mee @ Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
Mushroom and Chicken slices Wan Tan Mee @ Tong Sui Kai Ipoh

The difference between this wan ton mee stall compared to others is their famous Mushroom and Chicken Slices which can be ordered with or without wan ton. And of course I ordered the one with wanton which cost around RM7.00 (medium).

Chicken Mushroom Wan Tan Mee @ Stall 29 in Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
Mushroom and Chicken Slices Wan Ton Mee @ Stall 29 in Tong Sui Kai Ipoh

Rojak and Wan Tau Long @ Stall 28

Stall 28 at Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
Stall 28 at Tong Sui Kai Ipoh

Since I don’t always visit this place, I ordered my favourite local style rojak (RM6 for small). This version is a combination of cucumber, pineapple, young mango, sweet turnips, prawn cracker and mixed together with sweet shrimp paste sauce and crushed peanuts.

Rojak

Rojak at Stall 28 @ Tong Sui Kai
Rojak at Stall 28 @ Tong Sui Kai
soggy prawn cracker in rojak
I love the prawn cracker absorbed the sweet shrimp sauce, every bite it’ll unleash the sauce’s sweetness
Pineapple covered with sweet shrimp sauce
prawn cracker in rojak
Prawn cracker covered with rojak sauce and crushed peanut

Wan Tau Long or Yellow Jelly

A thick slice of lemon on top of shaved ice
A thick slice of lemon on top of shaved ice

I ordered Aiyu Yellow Jelly which locally known as Wan Tau Long, a type of herbal jelly which works great in reducing body heatiness and it is served with crushed ice, syrup and a squeeze of lemon. Just mixed it all together and take a spoon full to enjoy the wobbly gelatin refreshing dessert.

Wan Tau Long at Stall 28 @ Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
Aiyu Jelly or locally known as Wan Tau Long at Stall 28 @ Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
Refreshing and soothing yellow jelly dessert in Ipoh
Refreshing and soothing yellow jelly dessert in Ipoh
Yellow Jelly Dessert at Tong Sui Kai
Yellow Jelly Dessert at Tong Sui Kai

Heavy crowds at Tong Sui Kai 糖水街

crowds in Tong Sui Kai Ipoh
crowds in Tong Sui Kai Ipoh

Most of the stalls begin operation from 6pm and ends around 2am daily, they might close later above 2am during Saturday or public holidays night time.

Foods to look for

  1. Stall 18 : Various type of porridge e.g. Choo Chap Chuk (mixed pork innards), fish, chicken and frog legs porridge
  2. Stall 25 : Famous noodle stall e.g. claypot noodles
  3. Stall 28 : Rojak, grilled thin dried cuttle fish, ABC (Ais Batu Campur), Wantau Long
  4. Stall 29 : Chicken Mushroom Wantan Mee
  5. Stall 38 : Hong Kong Sago Lolo
  6. Stall 40 : Chee Cheong Fun with curry pork skin or mushroom sauce, and optional Sar Kok Liu
  7. Stall 47 : Famous beef noodle
  8. Stall 50 ~ 53 : Malay stall selling fried noodles, fried rice, pasembor (rojak)
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