If you are looking for authentic yong tau foo in the city of Kuala Lumpur, head for Ampang Baru which is within 10-15km away from the city centre and try the famous fish paste stuffing in a varieties of vegetables such as bitter gourd, brinjals, tofu, chilli and ladies fingers to name a few. These are usually serve in a bowl of soup. The "sui kow" or dumplings can be served in soup or deep fried. They are made from vegetables, shrimp and minced meat.
Bitter gourds, ladies fingers, white bean curb and fish balls are some of the items you can order.
The Foong Foong Restaurant has been around since 1973 and can be considered a specialist in yong tau fo.
Yong tau foo is a Chinese cuisine and originates from the Hakka clans. The fish paste is made from wolf herring and mackeral. They are usually dipped in the sweet or spicy sauce before being eaten.
The dumplings that can be served fried or in soup.
There are three shops which are located in a stretch along Jalan Merdeka (Jalan Besar). They all serve yong tau foo and these shops are usually packed especially during the weekends and public holidays. The price per piece is about RM0.80.
Tel : +6 012 209 5529
Tel : +6 03 4291 7808
Tel : +6 03 4292 4712
The fish paste cooked with vegetable, a side dish that you can order.
This restaurant is located in between the other two restaurants.
Another alternative restaurant that you can go to.
This place can be crowded especially during lunch hours. Try to come early to get a good parking spot.
The GPS Coordinates: N 03.14393° E 101.76339°
Jalan Merdeka(used to be known as Jalan Besar)
68000 Ampang Baru
Selangor Darul Ehsan