We have been watching lots of chinese movies talking about olden days scholars. They normally comes from a poor family and some even already married.
In order to allow the scholar to fully focus on their study, their family and wife would take care of their daily needs. Especially on their foods. In Yunnam (a province in China), there is a legendary noodles named “Crossing The Bridge”.
The famous noodles begins with a scholar who was studying hard for his imperial exams on a small island. His wife would bring over foods for him who is studying at his preferred “quiet” place. When his wife found out that the noodles would be cold and the noodles would be soggy by the time she crossed the bridge to meet her scholar husband.
She then had an idea to load a large earthen pot with boiling broth with a layer of oil on top of that to keep the broth warm. The noodles and other ingredients were kept in separate container, and when she arrived, she mixed the two containers together for a warm soup.
Now, this type of noodles were also available in Kuala Lumpur for us to try out. Located at the main entrance of Concourse Level of Atria Shopping Gallery, Crossing the Bridge Restaurants are offering many types of Crossing Bridge noodles.
Some of their best seller noodles were:
For more information on Crossing Bridge, check out their page at https://www.facebook.com/CrossingBridgeNoodle/
Crossing The Bridge
Address: CK3A, Concourse Floor, Jalan SS22/23, 47400 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hour: 11am – 10pm (Daily)
Contact: 03 6206 3212