by Rosli Mansor
In conjunction with the school holiday, the public, especially the citizens of Ipoh, will certainly not want to miss the opportunity to dine at the Jom Santai Carnival which will take place from 9 to 13 December 2022.
More than 40 food stalls including drinks and clothing stalls await visitors from early morning until late at night.
The Jom Santai Carnival highlights the fresh food of two countries, the flavours of Thailand and Malaysia. Among the popular Thai dishes are Pan Kek Hatyai, Thai Crepe, Kerabu Maggi, Nasi Kerabu Thai, Mee Celop Thai, Som Tam and Magga Laksa Siam.
Citarasa Malaysia also serves Lekor Crackers, Baby Meatballs, Three Flavor Chicken Rice Meatballs, various Bone Soups and various Fruit Rojak.
There are also several stalls that sell dishes from Japan such as Takoyaki, a Korean menu such as Korean Spicy Muiz Muiz Fried Chicken and Arabic dishes.
The Nusantara Cultural Festival @ Ipoh is organised by the Perak State Government in collaboration with the Ipoh City Council, in addition to the Let’s Relax Carnival; Cultural Performances and local artists are also available.