This is the 2nd time I am writing this article …. and guess what? I have to write it from the scratch … (banging my head for no-backups).

But …. a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do .. right? So here I am again … figuring out what to write about this place. If memory serves me right, I wrote great stuffs about this place. Then again, I don’t really need to write good things about them … I mean, this is Wong Ah Wah we’re talking about. Drive along Jalan Alor …. and Wong Ah Wah or W.A.W for short is the last shop on that street. You can never miss it …

Just how popular is this W.A.W ? Well .. just look at the amount of articles I found on the internet …. calls them “The Best Grilled Chicken Wing in town” … while here are reviews from some of our fellow foodies in town.

A Whiff of Lemongrass
Rasa Malaysia
The Yat (One) and Only Journey
Precious Pea
Chicks And Pea

Well, if that many people has written about W.A.W, why bother ? Hey .. one’s got to make a statement and I am making one here too ! And my point is ….. ?

Dudes … just take a look at this photo below. Yes … the photo of the wings. The shiny … golden … grilled chicken wing. Don’t you wish you could just reach out and grab a piece of it? Yeah … tell me you do. This … my dear friend, is the hottest selling piece of grilled chicken wing you can find in town.

Alright, it isn’t. I was just kidding.

You can’t deny it is one of the better ones around this area. I mean, there are probably others … hidden in corners of Cheras or some backyard of Puchong but, you’ll have to ‘enlighten’ me on those.


This one, my friend … is good. The first time I had it, I merely liked it. The noodles were a little tasteless .. although the BBQ pork was …. deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeliciously satisfying ! The second round though … I was thoroughly done. Done … because I had so many servings of it that the rest of those dining with me are practically preventing me from helping myself with another one. And the keyword here is … SWEET. It’s the sweetness that kept me going.


This …. my dear friends … is a classic dish to some, exotic to others … especially first timers. I called ’em the oriental escargot … good stuff, I would say. I shall not indulge further into the specifics … one shall not get to know the stuff one is about to consume.

Anyway … can I see a show of hands, how many of you know how to eat balitong or more generally known as “chut-chut” (derived from the sound you make when you suck out the fellow from it’s shell). No ? No worries … there’s no right or wrong here … only the eventual result i.e. to get the stuff out of it’s shell … anyway, here’s my way…

Step 1. You probably want to select a decent, nice looking one.

Step 2. Lick or better still … suck the sauce off (you don’t want to swallow a “cili padi” by accident)

Step 3. Go for the end with a large opening, stuff your tongue in … just the tip of your tongue (not french kiss eh …) and suck hard while pulling your tongue out at the same time.

Step 4. It you fail at Step 3, turn to the back of the balitong which has a little opening and suck a little. Then return to Step 3 and try again.

Step 5. Once you get it out, dip it in the sauce and savor.

There are you .. my 5 steps to a successful dish of balitong.


And if I have already successfully build up your appetite (or not!) … here’s the map to go to W.A.W. Have a good meal !

Addrress :

Restaurant name: Kedai Ayam Panggang Wong Ah Wah (W.A.W)
Address: No. 1, Jalan Alor (Off Jalan Bukit Bintang), 50200, Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: 603-2144 2463/2148 3413
Business Hour: 5.00pm – 3.45am (Closed on Monday of alternate week)


  1. Lyrical Lemongrass Said,

    Hey, I’m sorry to hear what happened to the blog. It takes a lot more to rewrite a post. Hang in there. We’ll be here for you. 🙂


  2. lotsofcravings Said,

    looks like its all back up eh..yeap the waw chicken wings is delicious no doubt..maybe i should also go do a review on it..
    nice pics man..i want to join the dslr gang..


  3. Timothy Said,

    Hey lotsofcraving … thanks for your continuous support. Doesn’t take a DSLR to produce something like that. With a little extra effort and practice, any DCam can produce it.


  4. wmw Said,

    Hurray! Things are back and running….


  5. missmynx Said,

    didnt know ur blog got screwed..the last time i visited ur page-last week i think, it still looks good 🙁
    i hope this one will not give u any prob!

    wong ah wah….it’s my “must have” (almost)- after salsa..hehe round i must try the siu yuk mee!!!!!!!!!!


  6. citygal Said,

    Yes it was really good..Hmmm I’m miss it dearly..haven tried their dai chao item yet..always order 1 dozen or two of chicken wings only


  7. tankiasu Said,

    I went there a couple of months back with a big-ass DSLR lookalike camera. When they say me shooting photos, they got much friendlier. Kekeke….but no free chicken wings la. 😛


  8. Jimmy aka Oddstuff Said,

    I’ll plan for that.


  9. timothy Said,

    Hey Adam …. French Kiss and Food doesn’t mix, does it?


  10. DaGuyNextDoor Said,

    I’m so hungry now looking at the BBQ Pork Noodle! Great shot but I believe you can do better 😉


  11. Daniel Said,

    I couldn’t understand some parts of this article Wong Ah Wah Grilled Chicken Wings, but I guess I just need to check some more resources regarding this, because it sounds interesting.


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