New Heong Kee
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New Heong Kee is famous for one thing - their signature beggar's chicken. This could be the world’s most tedious way to serve chicken. First, you pre-order a day in advance. Then, a whole chicken is stuffed with Chinese medicinal herbs, wrapped in layers of (hopefully heatproof) plastic, encased in clay and then buried in a pit of burning charcoal. Eight hours later, it’s shovelled out of the pit into a wheelbarrow where the waiter breaks the smouldering clay with a hammer and wallah! Your fragrant, meat-so-tender-it-falls-off-the-bone Beggar’s Chicken. By the way, the restaurant’s been around for 40 odd years.
As featured in Time Out KL's 101 things to do in KL.
446 Batu 7.5
Jalan Ulu Klang
|Opening hours:||Open daily, 12noon-10pm|