Chips.my & Burger-mbira @ Damansara Uptown

August 30, 2015

Down a dark alley in Damansara Uptown, here's a new bright spot for fans of street food: Chips.my offers hand-cut fries, cooked to order, thick & fairly fluffy, made with russet potatoes, served with a choice of sweet-spicy sauce or tangy lemon aioli.

Ideal for midnight munching - Chips.my opens in the evening till at least 1am. Each portion of the fresh, warm & golden-crusted chips costs RM5, plus RM1 per dip. Pretty good stuff, unburdened by the excess oil or salt associated with fast food. Chips.my marks a nice start for its creator Jun Yit & his partners Wye Keat & Ken, childhood friends seeking a foothold in F&B, with hopes for a food truck or full-fledged outlet soon. Catch the Chips.my stall now before its founders move to the next level.

In a stroke of serendipity, Chips.my is located beside a burger stand that also opened this year in Uptown. Jenma & Zam's Burger-mbira is a friendly spot with an extensive menu - the couple take pride particularly in speciality burgers with their own-made patties. Top temptations include the ultimate Mega Big & Taste (RM15; two beef patties with two slices of chicken, lettuce, hash brown, cheese, mayo & dripping sauces), Chicken Spicy Deluxe (RM7; spicy chicken patty with the works) & Lamb Burger Special (RM8, with an omelette-wrapped lamb patty), each a potential hit for patrons who enjoy street burgers.

Chips.my & Burger-mbira
56, Jalan SS21/39, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya.
Chips.my: Mon-Wed, 7pm-1am; Thurs-Sat, 7pm-2am

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