you can try some of the kopitiam in Old Town of Ipoh, example Thean Chun's Kai See Hor Fun, Kong Heng popiah, Sin Lean Lee Char Koay Teow, Nam Chau dry curry mee.
all on the same street, jalan bandar timah. walkable from one to another.
for white coffee, walk further down the road, to Nam Heong, Sin Yoon Loong.
got toast, egg tarts, and kai dan kou (egg cakes).