Let's wind down for the coming weekend with everyone's favourite dish, nasi lemak. I actually had these pictures for sometime but never got round to blogging about it. Yesterday, when I was flicking through Fay Khoo's new guidebook, Best Eats (such an adorable girl with the curry puff on the cover!), I spied Datuk Tony Fernandes' favourite eats. Amid a plug for his airline (he listed Air Asia canteen and the inflight food as one of his favs!), he had Nasi Lemak Famous on the list. Guess it is truly famous since the famous in Malaysia even list it down as their favourite nasi lemak stall.
Those with long memories will remember Nasi Lemak Lee - the stall that was located at the corner of Jolly Green Giant (the old Medan Selera in Bangsar), where they served scrambled soft eggs with yummy fried chicken. That stall is actually Nasi Lemak Famous who was asked to move in to Bangsar Selera's foodcourt during a massive cleanup and relocation exercise of the street stalls in Bangsar. They have abandoned serving the eggs that way but the fried chicken with the crispy batter bits still remains very good - crunchy and tasty from the marinade. I also liked the steamed rice, aromatic with coconut milk with seperate grains. While fried chicken is their specialty, they also have a very good beef rendang, cockles, chicken curry and etc., for you to choose from. The owner also runs the mee bandung stall next to the nasi lemak place. Even though the ever famous Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa may have opened nearby in a modern cafe style round the corner for this, I'm all for this version of nasi lemak to be eaten on melamine plates and under the cool night sky. For bigger pictures, see the Flickr set.
Nasi Lemak Famous
Corner of Bangsar Selera Food Court
Jalan Telawi 1
(Halal. Open from the evening till early morning. Perfect after clubbing, when the tummy rumbles from all that partying.)
*Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here is entirely based on my personal tastebuds and may vary for others. This review is time sensitive; changes may occur to the place later on that can affect this opinion. The reviewer also declares that she has not received any monetary or non-monetary compensation from this place for writing the review.
Tagged with: Malaysian Food + Nasi Lemak
Others who have tried this:
- Jules Eating Guide to Malaysia did this place twice after clubbing.