A mention of India anywhere is bound to flickr hot images of strange aromas , overcrowded pavements , loud music ...and that biting fragrance signaling yet another Curry House ...
which Brickfields ( near KL Sentral, the heart of the KL's railway KTM , LRT and Monorail integrated transportation hub) is indeed famous for...
...Yes ! the ever exciting popular & wild banana leaf rice and Curry Fish Heads !
But wait a minute , aren't there anything else for milder gentler palates ?
In the 1980's before there was KL Sentral ( operational late 1990s ) there were a few much talked about wooden houses cum traditional Chinese family restaurants along the main road ( Jalan Tun Sambanthan ) just beside the present Shell Petrol Station. With the then super building boom in the early 1990s these were displaced to make way for ultra modern KL Sentral and some of these oldtimers were resettled into a row of 'medan selera ' ( food square ) directly opposite the humongous Brickfields Police station.
One such evergreen 1960s to 80s Oldies Unforgettable Hits is still thriving today & bringing back super memories with its evergreen piquant mashed gingers steamed fish ( bony river fish tails to be precise ) , which we are sure the sentimental young ones will also find irressitible ... this one's for you Cliff...peter pan Richards...
never forget to request this musky number , 'mui fan' ...composed within 2 days and nights when he was heartbrokenly down and tears-a-struggling the day his first love was cruely snatched away by the evil landlord's 3rd son.
RM4 an upside down request ( yes ! it comes like that ).
Legendary present & clear Chart Topper & simply de ultimate no-frills steamed fish tails of