KY eats – Penang Style Kuih Teow Soup, Hock Seng kopitiam, Ara Damansara

Kuih Teow Soup is one of my favorite Penang style hawker dishes, and unfortunately also something that is a bit tougher to find in Klang Valley due to the overlap that pork noodle & classic Teow Chew fishball noodle provides. So whenever I find a good one, I want to document them. Hock Seng Kopitiam, ...

KY eats – Awesome Tomyam Maggi @ Little Rara, Kia Peng, KL

We’re definitely blessed with a great selection of street food in Malaysia, from your typical char kuih teow stalls to burger tepi jalan, to nasi lemak shacks.. but if you look harder, you can also find authentic street food originated from neighboring countries, case in point – Little Rara with its authentic Thai fare. Little ...

KY eats – Liniey Nasi Kerabu Tumis, Kota Bahru

A couple weeks ago I managed to check off the list of states to travel in Malaysia, finally stepped foot in Kelantan after all these years thanks to a colleague’s wedding invitation. ayam bakar, solok ladi, daging bakar While it was only for a short day-trip and the wedding reception involved food, I can’t help ...

MIGF KULinary 2019 @ KLIA

MIGF KULinary 2019 @ KLIA
MIGF KULinary is a 3-day festival that showcases and awards outstanding food and beverage outlets available at Kuala Lumpur International Airports (KLIA and klia2). It’s a collaboration of Malaysia Airports and Malaysia International Gastronomy Festival (MIGF) and will be happening from 8th November 2019 until 10th November 2019. KULinary is an annual event by Malaysia ...

KY eats – Healthy Meals at MEDIFOODS, Damansara Kim

While Klang Valley is one of the best places for those of us who eats out, one has to admit that it is not usually easy to find something that’s genuinely healthy. It’s easy to find food that’s delicious (that’s what this site mostly concentrates on), and also cafes that offers cool concepts and beautiful ...

KY eats – Huge Seahum at Lido Square, Lintas, Kota Kinabalu

On my last work trip to KK, my buddy Yann May suggested that dinner should come in the form of chicken wings. I like chicken skin, and wings has the most skin, so, why not? And that’s how we got ourselves to Lido Square at Lintas. Lido Square, Lintas, Kota Kinabalu Lido Square is this ...

KY eats – Top 1 Chicken Rice, Klang

KY eats – Top 1 Chicken Rice, Klang
Last week mom was here for a bit, so naturally it was my duty as a son to bring her form some breakfast worthy of trying. And since we’ve had bak kut teh, and red wine mee suah the day prior, I thought it was appropriate that we try one of the other less “normal” ...

KY eats – Apong Guan, Penang

While char kuih teow, laksa, and cendol gets all the attention in Penang, one of the must-eats for me is actually the humble old apong. Specifically, the stalls offering these tiny apong that have been operating at Jalan Burma right outside Union Primary School for decades. Apong Guan, Penang There are only two of such ...

KY eats – Fried Pan Mee, Rasa, Hulu Selangor

A couple weeks ago, Suan made me wake up at 6 in the morning on weekends, just because she needed a trail walking buddy to go to Chilling Falls (we went many years ago). She’s a friend for over two decades, I had no choice but to comply. fried pan mee in all its glory ...

KY eats – Ayam Penyet Mak Maya with Freshly Made Sambal, Kampung Baru

When it comes to Indonesian food, none is more famous than Ayam Penyet, essentially a flattened deep fried chicken served with tempeh (made from fermented soya bean), tofu, and those oh-so-addictive sambal. Ayam Penyet Mak Maya, Kampung Baru My first ayam penyet was at Waroeng Penyet just over a decade ago, and it was love ...

Iketeru Japanse Buffet (The Hungry Deal) @ Hilton KL

Iketeru Japanse Buffet (The Hungry Deal) @ Hilton KL
Many years ago, Iketeru used to serve Japanese buffet and it was on top of my to try list. Iketeru was possibly the best, if not one of the best Japanese restaurants in KL at that time. Their ala carte menu was (and still) quite pricey so having the buffet makes it a more viable ...

KY eats – Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng, Subang USJ 2

KY eats – Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng, Subang USJ 2
Been hearing about this Bangkok lane Mee Goreng that’s at USJ (that would be UEP Subang Jaya as the official name) for a while now, so I decided to check it out last week. Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng at Restoran Ehsan Maju For those who aren’t familiar with the background, there’s rather well known mee ...

Yugo House Japanese Fusion Restaurant @ Publika

Yugo House Japanese Fusion Restaurant @ Publika
I know I haven’t been updating my blog for quite some time now, but Yugo House‘s ongoing dining promotions are just too good not to share. So here’s the gist: – Buy 1 FREE 1 set menu (lunch & dinner) – For every RM30 spent, you get to redeem 1 ala-carte item at RM2. Choices ...

KY eats – Old School Dishes at Hin Kee Restaurant, Klang

KY eats – Old School Dishes at Hin Kee Restaurant, Klang
Dinner in Klang consists mainly of three big categories – bak kut teh, seafood, and taichau places. Today, let’s look at one of the older, more traditional taichau  (or in Hong Kong – “tai pai tong”) that offers some rather unique dishes – Hin Kee Restaurant. Hin Kee Restaurant, Klang Hin Kee is located across ...

KY eats – Penang Curry Mee at Green Lane Noodle, Sri Petaling

KY eats – Penang Curry Mee at Green Lane Noodle, Sri Petaling
Penang style curry mee is one of my favorite hawker food of all time, while there are a few places that offers this dish here in Klang Valley, they often lack the proper ingredients you would expect in the classic recipe. Green Lane Noodle at Sri Petaling, sharing venue with The Roti Man Bakery Enter ...

KY eats – Buffet Style Mala Steamboat at Fei Fan Hot Pot, Subang SS15 Courtyard

KY eats – Buffet Style Mala Steamboat at Fei Fan Hot Pot, Subang SS15 Courtyard
What’s better than spicy hot pot that goes in hot and comes out hotter? Well, unlimited refill at one fixed price, of course! This is essentially what Fei Fan Hot Pot at Subang Courtyard offers, while I would have been a lot more excited about the prospect of buffet steamboat/hotpot 20 years ago, I was ...

KY eats – Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap, Kota Kinabalu
Another Kota Kinabalu’s favorite is apparently their beef noodle, and for whatever reasons, it took me quite a while before my first try, I suppose it has to do with beef noodle being quite readily accessible in Klang Valley, unlike some of the other more unique dishes (Tuaran mee, for example) Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap, ...

KY eats – Sumptuous Pork Noodle at Ten Noodle, Kota Damansara

KY eats – Sumptuous Pork Noodle at Ten Noodle, Kota Damansara
Pork noodle must be one of the most popular non-halal soup based hawker dish in Klang Valley. It’s in almost every single multi-hawker kopitiam. After all, what’s not to like about a bowl of flavorful soup with all the porky goodness and your favorite choice of noodle? Ten Noodle, Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara, PJ When ...

KY eats – Ikan Bakar and Gyoza at New Mui Vui, Hilltop, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Ikan Bakar and Gyoza at New Mui Vui, Hilltop, Kota Kinabalu
Ever have cravings for meat dumplings and ikan bakar at the same time? Well, Kota Kinabalu apparently has enough people who have this unique combo from time to time to warrant a few of these gyoza + grilled fish restaurants. Today let’s look at one of the most popular of them – Kedai Kopi New ...

KY eats – Authentic Xiao Long Kan Sichuan Hot Pot, Fahrenheit 88, KL

KY eats – Authentic Xiao Long Kan Sichuan Hot Pot, Fahrenheit 88, KL
I’ve been on a bit of a hot pot hunt as of late (or as well call it in Malaysia, steamboat), especially Sichuan style mala hot pot. So when the opportunity to be one of the earliest group to sample Xiao Long Kan Sichuan Hot Pot (小龙坎火锅) came calling, I was quite excited, to say ...

KY eats – Taiping Oyster Omelette, Taman Tasik Food Centre

KY eats – Taiping Oyster Omelette, Taman Tasik Food Centre
This taiping oyster omelette has a bit of a personal back story. About ten years ago, the then gf of mine and I went on a trip up north, and on the way back to KL we stopped by Taiping for a bit of touristy sightseeing, night safari at the Taiping Zoo (definitely worth it ...

KY eats – Kagura Japanese Chicken Ramen, Lot 10 KL (Pork Free)

KY eats – Kagura Japanese Chicken Ramen, Lot 10 KL (Pork Free)
While the breath of Japanese cuisine kept advancing in Malaysia, there’s a segment of this food that alienate majority of the population here in Malaysia. See, you can find sushi, sashimi, and yakotiri that are suitable for most everyone to consume for the most part, but when it comes to proper Japanese ramen, the pork ...

KY eats – Tambayan At Kainang Filipino, Authentic Pinoy Food at Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Tambayan At Kainang Filipino, Authentic Pinoy Food at Kota Kinabalu
Before we start, I have a confession. I must admit that of the various ASEAN countries I’ve visited (all except Laos & Cambodia), Filipino food is ranked pretty low on the index of cuisine that gets me excited. Tambayan At Kainang Filipino, Api Api Center, KK I’ve been to the country three times – to ...

KY eats – Simple Old School Breakfasts at Thye Huat Kopitiam, Taman Berkeley

KY eats – Simple Old School Breakfasts at Thye Huat Kopitiam, Taman Berkeley
While many restaurants boosts a certain unique selling point that draws customers with fancy dishes, deco, or exciting new tastes, there also exists those that are none of those – a place that is seemingly running in exactly the same way the day it was established, and through various decades, staying on as a sort ...

KY eats – Awesome Selections at Satey Sri Melaka, Lembah Keramat, KL

KY eats – Awesome Selections at Satey Sri Melaka, Lembah Keramat, KL
When it comes to food that represent Malaysia around different embassies all over the world, satay is probably right on top of the list. Not only it is delicious, these meat on stick is also portable, easy to store, simple to cook, and super convenient to eat. Satay Sri Melaka, Lembah Keramat For most of ...

KY eats – Pork Offal Noodle at Kedai Kopi Wah Juan, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Pork Offal Noodle at Kedai Kopi Wah Juan, Kota Kinabalu
My day job brings me to Kota Kinabalu quite often these days, which is a bit of a blessing when it comes to work travel as this North Borneo city does offer a full package of beautiful ocean & beaches, the magnificent mount KK, and a host of rather unique hawker dishes not easily found ...

KY eats – Kah Ping Mee Hoon Kuih (Pan Mee) at Jalan Gelugor, Klang

KY eats – Kah Ping Mee Hoon Kuih (Pan Mee) at Jalan Gelugor, Klang
When it comes to food in Klang, one would usually point to bak kut teh, but if you dig in a little bit deeper, there are other gems hidden in this older part of the valley which you may not find in other places – one of such treasure is mee hoon kuih, or Klang’s ...

KY eats – Spicing it Up at GinRikSha, Bukit Damansara

KY eats – Spicing it Up at GinRikSha, Bukit Damansara
When I first received the invitation for Gin Rik Sha, I must admit that from the name itself I’d have never guessed what this place is all about. Gin Rik Sha, Plaza Damansara Well, as briefed to us, the name Gin Rik Sha actually derived from the “pulled rickshaw” in Japanese, which does not really ...

KY eats – Ivy Sekinchan fish noodle, Cheras

KY eats – Ivy Sekinchan fish noodle, Cheras
One of the cool things about being slightly known for food is that I get a lot of recommendations to check out food outlets others find delicious, Ivy Sekinchan is one such places introduced by one of my futsal friends who are well aware of my love for fish noodle (particularly how often I ended ...

KY eats – Pork Offal Rice, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok

KY eats – Pork Offal Rice, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok
There are two types of travelers, the one that plans for everything including transportation, hotel, point of interests, and which restaurants (and sometimes what to eat) to dine in; then there’s the type who likes to have a bit of surprises and a sense of adventure. It’s not surprise which type is me, and luckily, ...