WHEN Seremban meets Kluang, interesting tastes bloom.
I am referring to Uncle Cheng’s beef noodles shop near Jalan SS2/3 in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Sometime back, my father in-law K.Y. Lau made mention of this place.
“Eh Sam ah! Have you tried Uncle Cheng’s beef noodles?,” he asked.
“Urm.. No la, never heard of it,” I replied.
The place came highly recommended for their stewed ox tripe and tendon.
And I was told that while the place was pricey, the food was good.
So, having heard so many good things about this place, I made a trip there to give their beef noodles a try.
My choice meal on the menu was the ox tripe, meat, tendon and meat balls which came up to RM13 per bowl.
The portions were small, but I must give credit to the beef tendon which was top-notch.
For taste, Uncle Cheng’s beef noodles would easily score a 6.5 out of 10 on the Samo-scale.
While I was munching down, the owner, Julian Cheng, came by to engage in a brief conversation.
The story told was that the Cheng clan is rooted in Kluang, Johor, and also in Seremban, Negri Sembilan.
Now, both states are well-known for beef noodles and I guess the fusion between the two makes Uncle Cheng’s makan experience a truly unique one.
The shop (N 03 06 707, E 101 36 676) located in Jalan SS2/4A, opens daily except Wednesdays from 9am-4.30pm.
Since parking can be a nightmare here, make it a point to take the LRT as the nearest station is the Taman Bahagia stop and a 10-minute walk will take you straight to the shop.