This humble food-stall prepares some delicious Hakka specialties and is particularly known for its luscious, fleshy Soon Kueh : Steamed Chinese dumpling, with rich stuffing of mushrooms, dried shrimps, beancurd, mince meat and what not...
Other delicacies, worth trying, include the Abacus seeds: A popular Hakka dish, made of steamed yam and tapioca flour, shaped into small buttons that look like abacus seeds. Those buttons are first cooked in boiling water and then fried with dried shrimp, vegetables or meat... Yong tau foo is a clear consommé soup, containing a selection of various food items, like fish balls, crab sticks, cuttlefish, mushroom and minced meat, stuffed bean curd, stuffed bittergourd and more... The different ingredients are sliced into bite-size pieces, cooked briefly in the boiling stock and served either as soup or with the stock in a separate bowl.
Prices, as expected, are fairly low
Open daily (except Friday), from 8 am to 6 pm
The eatery is located within Gar Lok Eating House, 217 Syed Alwi Rd. (near New World Centre, halfway between Mustafa Centre and Masjid Malabar).