Ah Yen Traditional Fried Pork in Orchard Road
I’ve no qualms about admitting that comfort is high on my priorities when it comes to looking for good food. So, when I heard about famous Malaysian hawker stall Ah Yen Traditional Fried Pork launching its first shop outside of the +60, I pretty much leapt at the opportunity to check them out.
The man responsible for taking Ah Yen beyond its original little hawker stall in Sandakan, a city in Sabah, East Malaysia, is 29 year-old David Lee, who was previously chef de partie at Pollen, in Gardens by the Bay. His grandfather is the original Ah Yen, who first started hawking the Hakka fried pork and house-made kway teow dish in 1940.
Today, Ah Yen has stalls in Kota Kinabalu and KL, and they’ve got their sights...