Do you know that Muar or Bandar Maharani folks aka Muarians, usually have for breakfast in Muar? Instead of the usual breakfast fares like roti canai, roti bakar (toasts), nasi lemak or chee chong fun, Muarians have their own unique taste for breakfast. They do eat the usual stuff for breakfast, but these are their three main popular breakfast food:
1. Hainanese chicken rice balls
2. Mee Bandung
Hainanese Chicken Rice Ball
There are two kopi-tiams (coffee shops) along Jalan Sisi which sell this Muar famous Hainanese chicken rice balls. Every morning, you can find Muar Chinese folks having their chicken rice ball together accompanied by their hot cup of kopi-O (black coffee), mostly from Sai Kee coffee 434.
UPDATE: Both shops are no more operating along Jalan Sisi. One shop has already closed down, while the other one is still in business at Jalan Meriam.
Mee Bandung Muar Asli
But these days, you can find more Malays operating in their own premises, particularly along Jalan Majidi.The more popular ones are ZZ Satay Warisan, Restoran Haba which are just a shop away from each other.
If you are looking for breakfast in Muar, walk along the shop veranda, and you are sure to catch a whiff of the grilled satay coming from one these shops.