My first post for 2014, and I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! It’s been a super busy December, but I’m glad I got some time off last week to bring Kayden to school. Yup, he’s started Montessori last week and it was a bit drama sending him there. Anyways, back to the blog, after picking him up from school last Friday, I’ve dropped by Tai Lei Loi Kei at Taman Segar for brunch. Have always wanted to try, but my request always fall on deaf ears.
It’s been around for close to half a year, with the very first outlet in Lot 10 Hutong, and now there’s about 15 outlets around the Klang Valley, talk about the rapid expansion of this famous Pork Bun café here in Malaysia.
It’s a pretty quiet Friday afternoon, but I do read about some outlets that will be packed with people during the weekends. I guess it’s good for me since I don’t need to queue.
Since it’s just me and Kayden, we could only try one of their menu, and it’s none other than the famous Pork Chop Bun (RM12.90). Packaging is nice although very different from the ones in Macau.
A peak inside the packet and it’s the bun where even Anthony Bordain said it’s good!
Drinks are available and you can opt for Milk Tea or Coffee, Macau style. Just add RM2 to go with the meal. Similar to the HK style milk, rich and creamy.
The Pork Chop Bun, is rather small looking at it’s size, but surprisingly it’s pretty filling. The bun are oven toasted with butter and makes it crunchy and delicious that you can even eat it on it’s own. Sort of like the French’s garlic bread.
Kayden ate half of it, dipping it in ketchup.
The pork chop, is as good as it looks. Comes piping hot, marinated with secret spices, it’s full of flavor and no wonder people actually queue up back in it’s native Macau for it. It’s crunchy on the outside but juicy and tender on the inside and one of the best pork chop I’ve ever tasted.
Right now, there’s even a selection of Chicken Breast or Chicken Thigh if pork is not your cup of tea, so I guess I will have to make another trip there very soon.
Dessert would be Saw Dust Cake (RM5.50) which is pretty delicious and taste a bit like cheesecake although the content is not entirely made of cheese, more to cream.
Overall, lunch is good at Tai Lei Loi Kei, with the total bill came to about RM18.40, which includes the drink and dessert. Kayden seemed to like it too so I guess if we ever need a fix on pork chop bun, it’s good to near there’s one nearby.
Tai Lei Loi Kei
60 Jalan Manis 3
Tel: 03 9133 9939
Food Blog by: Jordan Tan