Who doesn’t love potatoes? Various options from mashed potato, fries, baked potato, hash brown and let’s not forget sweet potato desserts! With this one simple ingredient, you’re able to whip up any recipe which will look a-peeling on the menu. Well, you’re in luck as we have prepared a mixture of savoury and sweet for our fellow potato enthusiasts to try.
8 Places to Explore In KL & PJ For Potato Enthusiast!
1. Tato Tato
Started not long ago in August 2018, this is the perfect place to be if you love creamy mash potatoes. Resembling the concept of poke bowls, Tato Tato decided to take it to a whole new level by serving their toppings with mash potato instead. If you can’t make up your mind with one topping, try mixing and matching the topping yourselves. The more, the merrier!
Address : 1-69,Level 1, Cheras Leisure Mall, Kuala Lumpur Operation Hour : 11:00 AM – 22:00 PM (Open Everyday)
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2. Killer Gourmet Burger (KGB)
KGB is famous for their juicy gourmet burgers, but if you have not tried their sweet potato fries, your dining experience is incomplete. Cooked to absolute perfection, their crispy sweet potato fries are definitely drool-worthy. A bite of these golden sticks and their succulent burger, you’ll bid ‘bye bye’ to normal fries.
Addresss : 23, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Operating Hour : Mon – Thurs 12pm – 10:30pm , Fri – Sun 12pm – 11pm
3. Restoran Pu Yuan
We’ve heard of speakeasy bars but what about “speakeasy” Dai Chow? This 30-year-old Hokkien restaurant is a well-hidden gem in Old Klang Road and their fried sweet potato tapioca noodles are the real deal. Made from sweet potato flour sprinkled with tapioca flour, the noodles are springy and packed with flavors (yes, please!)
Address : No.12, Batu 4 1/2, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur, 58000, Kuala Lumpur, WP, 58100 Kuala Lumpur (Non Halal) Operating Hours : Mon – Sun ( except Thurs ) 11:30am – 3pm / 6pm -10pm , Thurs (Closed)
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4. Rosti Haus
This cozy corner lot restaurant with a modern setting gives off a super relaxing ambiance which is perfect for your go-to chit chat sessions. A normal fritter-style Swiss dish is turned into something breathtaking by owner Elcey Tan. With its unique homemade recipes, we recommend the All Day Brekkie with Rosti to get you ready to tackle the day.
Address : 2709, Jalan Permata 10, Taman Permata, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor Operating Hours: Mon – Sun ( except Wedn ) 11am – 9pm , Wednesday (closed)
Exuding a grungy and calm vibe, this cafe is popular for so many reasons. A perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the big city paired up with an interesting food menu, it is enough to lure you in. Potato Connoisseur may try their Potato Waffle and judge for yourself. Topped with mushroom, poached egg and herbs of salad, you’re still getting vitamins in your system and not a single ounce of guilt is felt.
Address : 2, Jalan Galloway, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Operating Hours : 8:30am – 11pm (Open Everyday)
6. Strangers at 47
Creep-ing into your heart, this purple crepe is every sweet tooth’s pleasure. Thin sweet potato crepes with coconut sago meets Gula Melaka and they are destined to be together. Called ‘Purple Rage’ but don’t worry, you’ll leave feeling satisfied and gleeful.
Address : 45, 47, 49, Jalan 17/45, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Operating Hours : Mon – Fri (except Tues) 8am – 10pm , Sat- Sun 9am – 10pm , Tues (Closed)
7. Restoran Fong Lye
Reminding you of mom’s cooking, their signature sweet potato balls do not disappoint. When you visit Fong Lye, you can see that almost every table has a plate of these yellow balls. They may not have your typical mushy filling but if you’re a fan of anything potato, the crispy exterior with airy interior will certainly be an interesting try.
Address : 94, Jalan Imbi, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Non Halal) Operating Hours: 12pm -3pm / 6pm – 11pm ( Open Everyday)
8. Hype Concept Cafe
What are desserts without cakes? Concluding today’s list with a sweet potato cake, this will be your new guilty pleasure! HYPE pays a lot of attention to their teas and that’s how you know they take their food and beverages seriously. This easy to love sweet potato cake will definitely melt in your mouth.
Address : A9-G, Jalan SS 15/4d, Subang Jaya., Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours : Mon – Fri 12pm – 11pm , Sat 11am – 12am , Sun 11am – 11pm
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8 Places to Explore For Potato Enthusiast!
So, you have read our list and it’s time to stop being a couch potato! Grab your friends and explore what potatoes have to offer. If you’ve tried them or want to expand the potato enthusiast community, do share your suggestions!