Having a headache planning for a short getaway? Malacca is just 3 hours’ bus ride away and is very affordable. Most people think of Jonker Street when they hear Malacca, but there’s so much more to Malacca than just Jonker Street. Thanks to Eugenie, we were able to seek out places unbeknownst to non-locals!
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And oh, don’t shun those old, dirty looking shops, please. Chances are, the older the shop, the better the food. Why? Like a friend of mine once said, “If they’ve been around for so long looking like this (old and dirty), they must be doing something right.”
Egg Tip: “Take our advice and throw the whole damn thing into your mouth.”
Alright, let’s get down to business. There are a total of 8 items in this list. The addresses and business details are found of this page.
Satay celup – almost synonymous with Malacca, it’s one of those things you have to try when you’re in Malacca. The pretentious ones will go all “eww” and “disgusting”, because that pot of sauce in the middle never gets changed. But who are we kidding, here? Does that really bother you?
Crepe Cake at Nadeje. These were immensely popular amongst the school kids 10-15 years ago. Now they’ve all grown up, the franchise has also grown with them. Yet, the taste still remains largely the same.
The Ginger Dau Huey at Bukit China
Teochew Bak Kut Teh. Herbal and wonderfully delicious.
Ang Ku Kueh. They have the traditional red ones and the brown ones.
Cooked with charcoal fire this majestic, your plate of Hokkien Mee will have sufficient 火候！
Cheese Prawn Bee Hoon with fresh, large prawns.
The yellow rice signifies gold, and hence can be found at special events like weddings!
Kuih Lobak, or Carrot Cake (the Chinese version). Save your stomach for this if you’ve only got space for 1 item.
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