Saturday, July 15, 2017

Gai Ye BBQ Satay Lok Lok @ Cheras

Aiming to come close to Malacca's satay celup experience, Gai Ye offers all the essential hits, from cockles to quail eggs, pork meatballs to kangkung, & then some (the skewers cost between RM1-RM3 each), dipped not only in the familiar satay sauce but other flavours like salted egg soup, kimchi or assam laksa (broth bases start from RM10). While the team here clearly works hard to please patrons, the main gravy lacks enough of the thick, chunky texture & rich, nutty flavour to evoke a 1980s satay celup dinner in Gajah Berang.

Gai Ye BBQ Satay Lok Lok
20-0-03, Block C, Jalan 2/101C, Cheras Business Centre, Kuala Lumpur. 
Mon-Fri, 6pm-2am; Sat-Sun, 5pm-2am. Tel: 012-790-0922

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8 comments:

  1. It looks great all those morsels to be dipped and eaten. I have not tried any lok lok before. There used to be one at Damansara Uptown.

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    1. Phong Hong: i remember that satay celup place at uptown! it was not bad, but the gravy still tasted noticeably different, with a bit of a thai-style tangy flavour ;)

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  2. I prefer the ones with boiling clear soup and satay peanut gravy in individual bowls for dipping.

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    1. Suituapui: that's the KL way of appreciating lok lok! :D

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  3. I've never seen crispy noodles in a lok lok before! How does one celup noodles and eat it without it falling off the stick? @_@

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    1. Contact.ewew: heheh, i don't the answer to that, since the noodles did fall off the skewer and we had to rescue them by scooping them out of the gravy :D

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  4. I never have Malacca's satay celup before due to hygiene problem but the serving method seem different here (with proper steamboat pot), maybe I can have a try :P

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    1. Choi Yen: yeah, this one should suit you, since each table gets a fresh pot of sauce, not recycled ;)

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