Wah Cai 3-in-1 Chinese Cake in JB
We’d come to this part of Skudai to check out Restoran Lai Kee, but found ourselves distracted by the intense queue going on next door. There wasn’t much to the get-up: a simple, glass-fronted stand, massive fans blowing into the stall, and tray after tray of deep-fried fritters being tirelessly dished out of two extra-large woks. Thus was our introduction to Wah Cai 3-in-1 Chinese Cake, which we hurriedly joined the line for.
Do note that getting to the front of the line might not necessarily mean the end of the wait: we were in line for half an hour, only to discover we had to return an hour later to pick up our 3-in-1 cake.
They’re said to have been around since 2000, with a menu that’s remained relatively unchanged since the beginning—specialising in their signature 3-in-1 Chinese Ca...