Monday, September 03, 2007

Wantan Noodles - Meng Shiang Taman Cheras

(Non-Halal)

After planning a meet up with KCC for about two weeks, I met up with her and her mom for brunch in Taman Cheras. She had been telling me about an absolutely delicious char siew (BBQ pork) wantan noodles that I must try and we decided to head to Meng Shiang, Taman Cheras which is just a stone's throw away from her house.

Meng Shiang
Upon reaching there, I was greeted by Janet, the proprietor; albeit busy but friendly nevertheless (the wantan mee stall is on the left of the pic above). It was only about 10.45 am and she had already quite a number of customers waiting in line for their takeaway orders, not to mention those who were eating there.

At work


Char Siew
Slabs and slabs of yummy char siew!
JL


Wantan Noodles
Instead of slicing the slab of char siew, Janet chops them! Hence, the thick pieces of char siew served with the noodles. As I am not a fan of chunky meat, I was pleasantly surprised at how tender the meat was even though it was on the lean side. The wantan noodles were springy and aromatic but the star of this plate was truly the char siew! I've not eaten wantan noodles with such lovely char siew before! Well, even Hock Lim's version pales in comparison with Meng Shiang's.
Pork Ribs
One must also order the char siew ribs. With a hint of five spice powder, they were totally lip-smacking finger-licking eat-clean-to-the-bone yummylicious!

So, make your way here for wantan noodles with a BIG YUMMY difference. You'll love it! See also Masak-masak's review on this place HERE.

Restoran Meng Shiang
1&3 Jalan Kas Kas 2 (opposite Hau Kee Seafood Restaurant)
Taman Cheras (a.k.a. Yulek)
Kuala Lumpur

Stall opens from early morning 7.30 till 3pm or while stock lasts! They are close on alternate Tuesdays.


They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger.
~ Chi Chi Rodriguez

26 comments:

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

ok la..the next time i have to wake up and find my own meal..i m gonna drive down here and tapau..looks sinful lar..

wonda said...

No matter how many times I tried with different recipes and sauces to marinate the pork, the char siew tasted different and not authentic. Wow! The char siew is even shimmering!

Kok said...

wmw,
The charsiew... *saliva starts dripping* it looks sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good!!!

By the way hor, have you tried kolo mee ah?

k.t.x said...

i think char siu and wanton noodles is such a perfect combination, and they r juz so essential to one another. some guys hv fishballs with the wantan mee, well, no hard and fast rules, but i think that sucks...lol.

well, of course, if the char siu is of premium quality, then it is such a bonus. lol.

New Kid on the Blog said...

the char siew looks good man!!!!

KampungboyCitygal said...

what's with the char siew craze? make me go crazy ><

chenboon said...

this store very famous ler!
i just read the article about this store from Nanyang Daily last Saturday.
en en, i should try it out.

Big Boys Oven said...

Oh i am so hungry this morning.... salivating already........lol

jason said...

Yay, you found a great 'char siew wan tan mee' place!

fatboybakes said...

you are one evil woman!!!!
aiyo, so far though

wmw said...

Joe : So near your place...so envious of you! Hahaha...

wonda : I think it's cos you need a real"furnace" to cook these kind of char siew! So, maybe get one??? ;o)

kok : Yes, good char siew...I have tried kolo mee before, I love it too but char siew not as good as this one.

k.t.x. : Huh? Fishballs with wantan mee???

nkotb : Another reason to visit KL! :o)

kampungboycitygal : Craze? What craze? It's just food that most of us love mah!

chenboon : I can't read Chinese, a shame, cos a lot more food reviews in Chinese dailies. Yah, go try!

big boys oven : This morning cannot go there for breakfast, might be close. Safer to go on any other days except Tuesdays, unless you happen to be in that area.

jason : You should be happier, cos it's near your place! Mmmph....

fbb: Looks like the evil woman struck again! Muah ha ha...

team bsg said...

means you and that one must be real tigresses

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

Cheras again? You should buy a house there la, seeing how much u love to hang out in Cheras. haha.

MeiyeN said...

i like that quote!!! :D so it's at yulek garden?

daphne said...

certainly looks good!! I hope the noodles are just as springly as nice! ;p LOL

Tummythoz said...

Ono! Is it char siew season?

WokandSpoon said...

OMG! All that glistening char siew!! The wantan mee looks fabulous! sooo drool-worthy!

tigerfish said...

Char siew pork ribs? That's new to me in Wantan noodles.

wmw said...

team bsg : That's another way of looking at it ;o)

Lyrical L : Aiyah, Cheras isn't that far away, only 30 minutes away! No need to move there. We all have traveled much farther for the sake of good food, I'm sure...Haha...

meiyen : Yes, at Yulek, opposite Hau Kee Seafood Restaurant.

Daphne : Like I said, the noodles are not bad too but once you start chomping down on the ribs and char siew, it'll become secondary.

tummythoz : Haha...I just saw LL's blog, now I know why some saw char siew craze and now, char siew season! LOL

wokandspoon: Oh yes, wonderful stuff here!

tigerfish : Yah, it's a welcome addition to the wantan mee variety! Heehee...

teckiee said...

cannot see all this in the office... aiyah aiyah.. all the pok pok... hohoho

jason said...

Happy but can't have that for lunch everyday :P

Kok said...

wmw,
Yes, agree with you. This char siew looks so good lah!! By the way, can you tell Aunty Judy how nice is the kolo mee?:P

wmw said...

teckiee : Ok, will call you Pok Pok Mui from now onwards! LOL

jason : Of course, there's also the Chee Cheong Fun for you :o)

kok : Tell her she might not believe me, she must eat it to find the "truth out there"...Haha...

Honey Star said...

hey! i used to go to this place for breakfast with my parents when i was goin to college last time. :D

ai wei said...

yummy cahr xiu they served but ahve to wait kinda long to be served >.<

wmw said...

honey star : Yup, they have been in this business for quite some time ...

ai wei : Hi there! Yes, I heard. That's why my friend made sure we went there for brunch instead.