The best places for food are a little dingy, not so well lit.. and LOUD! Take the sounds of the people serving, the people eating, fresh fish being gutted, human stomach’s rumbling, scarp metal yards nearby clanging .. and you’ll have before you a ‘ makeshift shack-off the beaten path’ eating experience you won’t soon forget.
Steamed fish head is what everyone here is sitting around waiting for… It doesn’t matter if you are in your office shirt and tie.. suffering in the heat is worth the wait for an uninterrupted moment alone with this sweet, sweet fish. Be it hot and spicy, beany or just plain steamed in garlic, this fish is good.
If you can stomach it (ahem, forgive pun!) be sure to try the cheong cheng,(brown bean paste) fish head with fish gut.. damn shiok!
A respectable (I wouldn’t go so far as to call it a large) portion for two of this Song Yee Tau will set you back anywhere between RM18 .00 to RM40.00, depending on the size of the fish. Ours cost us RM21.00.
The other place that Cumi & Ciki like for the Song Yee Tau is on Old Klang road. Here the fish portions are huge and the Petai Assam sauce is fantastic! Again, stall/roadside eating at its best. Check it out if you live in PJ and don’t want to venture into the heart of KL for your fish-fix!
Steamed Fish Head Food Stall,
Off Sungai Besi,
Salt levels: high
Cleanliness:4/10 (part of the appeal 😛 )