This inconspicuous enterprise opened this year in the thick of Sungei Wang Plaza's third-floor Food Emporium, run by a family from Malacca.
Staples of my southern hometown's most cherished traditional cooking are accounted for here, from Nyonya claypot chicken pongteh ...
... to Portuguese grilled fish, stingray enveloped in a sambal of kaffir lime leaves, all at food-court-appropriate prices of little more than RM10 per serving.
Mutton curry seku. Feels like honest, home-cooked fare, suitable for two light eaters.
Pineapple prawn curry, a Eurasian favorite that's a real pleasure with steamed rice.
For fiber, the always-welcome kangkung sambal belacan ...
Have always adored sambal belacan. Suitably fiery spices here; chili-wary customers can petition the kitchen to ease up on the heat.
Food Emporium, Sungei Wang Plaza, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.
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