See it amid lightly charred egg and pork, and sprightly peas, shallots, and bean sprouts. This stunning belachan fried rice (rm 5) was permeated by the assertive flavor of dried shrimp paste. While many recipes call for day-old rice, the grains themselves were creditably fluffy, too.
Though it labels itself a kedai makanan (food shop), 80-year-old Yut Kee also deftly turns out breakfast fare generally associated with the more humble kopitiam (coffee shop). Shown below: a steamed-bread set, featuring the housemade coconut egg jam called kaya (rm 4.80); the menu board; expectant customers waiting in the shade.
35 Jln. Dang Wangi, Kuala Lumpur
(From a December 2006 visit)