If you have been following my Twitter, I’ve been pimping Pappa Rich’s steamed bread for the past few weeks. I’m not a big fan of food served by chained restaurants but Pappa Rich is an exception.
I must say their steamed bread, which comes with a slice of cold butter and a generous serving of kaya, is orgasmic.
Taste better than its looks!
Coffee and half boiled eggs are excellent too.
However, the price is a little bit too steep. Its almost RM10 for steamed bread, half boiled egg and coffee! I could get the same thing at Yut Kee for rm5.50!
Pappa Rich has couple of branches. The usual ones that I go are those in Kuchai Lama and Uptown.
Last week, I woke up early to go to Pappa Rich for breakfast. Court starts at 9am so I have to wake up early. But when I reach there at 7am, it was closed! I was told that they only start at 9am!!! ZOMG WHY THEY SO LAZY ONE!!!! KANASAI!!!
Then today they served me with odd half boiled eggs…
Can eat one ar??
I asked the staff why the eggs are like that, she answered, “I don’t know. The chicken laid the eggs”
Finally, an entry about this restaurant after being a regular of this restaurant for the past 2 years. This restaurant has a history of more than 70 years. It has been around since the 1920s and currently manned by the second generation. Its owner, Jack Lee inherited this restaurant from his father, Mr Lee Tai Yu.
The interior of this restaurant is something to look forward to. Old memorabilia and antiques are peppered around the restaurant with newspaper write ups about them all over the wall. The most prominent thing on the walls of Yut Kee would be the portrait of Mr. Lee Tai Yu.
The service is extremely good. A number of Myanmarese helps out with the restaurant. Every time I step into the restaurant they would greet me “same??” – confirming whether my order is the same as usual. You can see me strolling into the restaurant almost every weekday morning.
Unfortunately, the restaurant gets extremely busy during lunchtime. Seats are limited hence it is normal to share tables with strangers.
During the recent public holiday on 20 March 2008, the xes.cx makan team drove into the heart of Kuala Lumpur for lunch at Yut Kee. We ordered steamed bread, Hainanese Chicken Chop, Lum Mee and half boiled egg.
Hainanese Chicken Chop
My personal favourite would be their half boiled egg and steamed bread served with butter and their home made kaya. I must commend Yut Kee for their perfect half boiled egg – not too cooked or raw and shell served at room temperature. It never fails to amaze me how they manage to maintain such quality. The home made kaya on the other hand comes deliciously in a thick texture. You can even tahpao them back home.
My other recommendations would be:
– roti babi
– toasted bread
– lum mee
– Hokkien fried noodles
– swiss roll (with kaya filling)
– Hainanese chicken chop
Address: 35, Jalan Dang Wangi, 50100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2698 8108
Business hours: 730am to 5pm
Close: Monday and last Sunday of the month
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