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Friday, April 15, 2011

Coil Spring Noodles @Sim Sim Seafood Restaurant, Kg. Buli Sim Sim, Sandakan


Kampung Buli Sim Sim - I spent first 8 years of my life here since birth  in this place I called home.  We moved out after my father got the family a landed house.  I can still recall those days when my father was a fisherman and due to the nature of his work, he was only home after a week out at the sea, back home for 2 days and back to the sea again.  We were lucky to have been blessed with good neighbours who would lend their helping hands whenever my mom and her young family were in dire need of help.

We bumped into an old neighbour while on our way to the restaurant.  She was all excited and invited us in and even showed us her family photos with some of our childhood playmates, now all grown up with their own families.  Those were the days.  Most of our good ol' neighbours had moved out and settled themselves on landed properties. The once Chinese populated water village is now left with only a handful of them, mostly dominated by Malays and foreign (Indonesian/Filipino, etc) immigrants.

"Dan Kung Meen" literally means Coil Spring Noodles in English.  Taste wise, it was good but you really need to have a set of steel teeth and a good digestive system to savour it.  Hahaha.. just kidding.

The lobster supplier with his young family in the sampan.  Can you spot a baby in the arm of the mother? Life is hard!

Live Lobsters!


The cousins


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7 Comments:

Blogger Hayley said...

The place is very unique! The food looks yummy also~
Have a nice weekend ya!

April 15, 2011 at 10:51 AM  
Blogger Sheoh Yan said...

Dan Kung Meen looks so delicious. I love noodles.

April 15, 2011 at 10:55 AM  
Blogger Small Kucing said...

Very delicious looking noodle. I bet tasty too.

April 15, 2011 at 11:18 AM  
OpenID suituapui said...

Famous place.Many been there and blogged on it but I've never been there - nobody ever took me there. Sobssss!!!! Been to other places in Sandakan though - nice also!

April 15, 2011 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger Yvonne said...

Wah... seafood noodles! I bet the price must be cheap and reasonable for the restaurant is just near the sea :D

April 15, 2011 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger Agnes said...

I have never been there but heard about it many times from hubby and friends. Should plan a trip there during this school holidays! Didn't know you are from Sandakan :D

April 15, 2011 at 5:41 PM  
Blogger John smith said...

It's too informative .Thanks to share this great information.
Coil Spring

February 1, 2013 at 8:02 PM  

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