KY eats – Bak Kut Teh Xiao Long Bao at Paradise Dynasty, 163 Retail Park, Mont Kiara

KY eats – Bak Kut Teh Xiao Long Bao at Paradise Dynasty, 163 Retail Park, Mont Kiara
Some of you may know that I’m quite a fan when it comes to bak kut teh, with some 60 different places offering this uniquely Malaysian porky dish documented on this blog to date. So when I was invited to sample the bak kut teh xiao long bao at the new Paradise Dynasty outlet located ...

Sinful Seafood & Desserts @ Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City

Sinful Seafood & Desserts @ Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City
Plaza Arkadia is the latest F&B spot in Desa Park City that has been well received by its residents and people who live nearby. Although it has plenty of drinking establishments, it’s still a family friendly place as most customers who patronize the place mainly come to hang out and mingle instead of getting drunk ...

KY eats – Awesome Crabs at Kali Little Restaurant, Klang

KY eats – Awesome Crabs at Kali Little Restaurant, Klang
A couple weeks ago my friend Carol texted a question that I could say no to – it was something to the tune of “Wanna go have some crabs in Klang?” And so, that’s how we ended up at Kali Little in Pandamaran. Kali Little Restaurant, Pandamaran, Klang Kali Little is located at the pretty ...

KY eats – Eel Porridge at Mien Luon Dong Thinh, Hanoi

KY eats – Eel Porridge at Mien Luon Dong Thinh, Hanoi
My style of travel usually involves minimal planning with a few points of interests we’d visit, and pretty much winging it rest of the way. After all, it’s always more exciting to have a bit of surprises and a sense of adventure while at a foreign land, isn’t it? Mien Luon Dong Thinh, fancy some ...

Pros & Cons of Online Shopping

Pros & Cons of Online Shopping
Malaysians love to shop online, and when it comes to shopping online, there are various ways you can use to save you money. Every cent counts in this economy we are in currently. Also, time is money so you want to save money quickly too with the help of technology especially the Internet. But of ...

KY eats – Chi Kei Ngao Chap, Macao

KY eats – Chi Kei Ngao Chap, Macao
Good old fashion beef noodle is one of the must-try dishes in Macao or Hong Kong, and if you’re at Taipa area in Macao (where all the fancy big new casinos are), Chi Kei Ngao Chap is perhaps one of those places to check out. Chi Kei Ngao Chap, Broadway Macao Chi Kei is located ...

KY eats – Loh Mee at Eupe Food Court, Sungai Petani

KY eats – Loh Mee at Eupe Food Court, Sungai Petani
Loh Mee, one of the few hawker dishes that can mean different dishes at different region in Malaysia. Today, we’re going to concentrate on one particularly unique Northern version of loh mee found at EUPE Food Court in Sungai Petani. Eupe food court Loh Mee stall For those who aren’t familiar with EUPE, it is ...

KY eats – Melanian Sang Nyuk Mian, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Melanian Sang Nyuk Mian, Kota Kinabalu
When it comes to hawker dishes in Sabah, the most famous of them all is none other than north Borneo’s very own version of pork noodle – Sang Nyuk Mian (生肉面), or raw pork noodle in Hakka, the most spoken Chinese dialect this part of Malaysia. Melanian Sang Nyuk Mian, Kota Kinabalu To be honest, ...

KY eats – Bun Cha Dac Kim, Hanoi, Vietnam

KY eats – Bun Cha Dac Kim, Hanoi, Vietnam
When it comes to Vietnamese food, pho usually gets all the glory, and to be fair, before I stepped foot on Hanoi, I too did not know the existence of this arguably superior Vietnamese dish – Bun Cha. Bun Cha Dac Kim, Hanoi For those who aren’t familiar, bún chả ( is a dish consists of ...

KY eats – Bamboo Briyani Taste & See, Klang

KY eats – Bamboo Briyani Taste & See, Klang
What’s the similarities between currency exchange and nasi briyani? Well, for one, visiting one of these outlets is always a good idea before heading overseas for any amount of time, and of course, they’re also associated with the Indian Muslim communities in the country. Nasi Briyani Taste & See, Klang Briyani rice is often cooked ...

KY eats – Tuaran Mee Restoran with Lehing, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Tuaran Mee Restoran with Lehing, Kota Kinabalu
In North Borneo, the most often talked about hawker dish by visitors is undoubtedly fish noodle, and justifiably so due to the abundance of great seafood here. However, for the locals, often times a good plate of Tuaran Mee is where it’s at. Tuaran Mee Restoran, Inanam, Kota Kinabalu For those who’re not familiar, Tuaran ...

KY eats – Teck Huat Bak Kut Teh, Bandar Baru Klang

KY eats – Teck Huat Bak Kut Teh, Bandar Baru Klang
Realized it’s been a while since I last posted anything in Klang Valley, I suppose it’s appropriate to get back on talking about my favorite dish – bak kut teh. This is in fact the 60th such post on this blog, yeap, a bit much perhaps, but someone’s gotta do the job. Teck Huat Bak ...

Oldies Cafe Bar @ Jalan Sultan, Petaling Street KL

Oldies Cafe Bar @ Jalan Sultan, Petaling Street KL
The restoration of pre-war colonial shops in KL’s Chinatown/Petaling Street into stylish eateries, hostels and cocktail bars have reinvigorated this part of the city. What used to be known as a place to shop for cheap knock offs is now more of a spot for youngsters and tourists alike to gather and enjoy a cuppa. ...

Pak Tam Mee Udang @ Teluk Kumbar, Penang

Pak Tam Mee Udang @ Teluk Kumbar, Penang
During my trip back to Penang for CNY celebrations last week, we went for a Mee Udang hunt. Reason being, there’s not a lot of Mee Udang in KL and even if there are, the taste is just isn’t same and not up to expectations. Among the three that we tried, Pak Tam Mee Udang ...

MQL Steamboat @ Icon City, Bukit Mertajam (With Fave)

MQL Steamboat @ Icon City, Bukit Mertajam (With Fave)
If you are not a Fave user yet, this Chinese New Year will be the perfect time to take the plunge, as they are giving first-timer Fave users 22% off on their purchase by using code “ENJOYCNY”. It’s perfect if you are looking for a place to enjoy a meal with family, or to catch ...

The Alley 鹿角巷 Brown Sugar Deerioca Milk @ Icon City

The Alley 鹿角巷 Brown Sugar Deerioca Milk @ Icon City
I finally tasted 鹿角巷 The Alley‘s famous bubble tea. Sad to say I was not impressed by the service nor the taste. Maybe I went to the wrong branch, because it’s apparent that the outlets in Penang have a lot of bad reviews compared to those in KL. How bad? The review score is 2.9 ...

Valentine’s Day Set Dinner @ THIRTY8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Valentine’s Day Set Dinner @ THIRTY8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Valentine’s Day is drawing ever closer, if you still can’t decide where to take your Valentine for dinner on Feb 14, perhaps you could take this into consideration. This year, the team at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will help you to impress your date with a classically romantic candle light dinner under the stars at ...

Nespresso Inissia – Celebrate CNY with a Cup of Nespresso

Nespresso Inissia – Celebrate CNY with a Cup of Nespresso
Chinese New Year is just around the corner, literally, at the start of next month! It’s a time to reunite with friends and family, visit or even host open houses, and just enjoy the festivities. During gatherings, the first thing offered to guests are drinks. But instead of giving or having sugary soft drinks, why ...

Cojiitii Malaysia – Chocolate & Tea Drinks @ The Starling Mall

Cojiitii Malaysia – Chocolate & Tea Drinks @ The Starling Mall
The drinks market in Klang Valley is saturated with brands that focus on milk tea and coffee. If you are looking for an alternative that stands out from the rest, check out Cojiitii at The Starling Mall. What makes Cojiitii different is that they have focused on serving chocolate and fruit based drinks since their ...

Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku @ Sri Petaling

Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku @ Sri Petaling
It’s high time Sri Petaling has a yakiniku restaurant. Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku opened about 2 months ago at the neighborhood’s hottest commercial spot where dozens of F&B outlets can also be found. While there are a couple of Japanese restaurants around, Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku is the only one that specializes in Japanese BBQ. Their menu ...

Jade Hills Merchant Market – January 20 2019

Jade Hills Merchant Market – January 20 2019
Jade Hills Merchant Market is a new destination to shop, play and dine in Kajang. Their next event will be held on 20th January 2019 and will feature pop-up stalls for food, games, shopping, and more. There will even be a pre-CNY concert and fireworks display! Starting with the theme of Carnival in January and ...

Talaykrata Seafood BBQ Buffet @ Publika (Live Tiger Prawns)

Talaykrata Seafood BBQ Buffet @ Publika (Live Tiger Prawns)
Talaykrata Seafood BBQ is the first buffet restaurant in KL to offer catching of live tiger prawns at table side as part of the experience. Watch the video here. The owners were inspired by the idea after traveling to Bangkok’s famous Taikong Seafood, where they are known for popularizing this dining concept. For those who ...

Soleil, DC Mall, French Sunday Brunch

By Monica Tindall Words: Patricia Podorsek Photos: Monica Tindall When I think of celebrities I tend to conjure up the likes of talented athletes like David Beckham or talented actors like Nicole Kidman, but not often talented chefs. Yet recently, FirstClass… The post Soleil, DC Mall, French Sunday Brunch appeared first on The Yum List. ...

Baan Kanom Jeen Thai Restaurant @ Empire Damansara

Baan Kanom Jeen Thai Restaurant @ Empire Damansara
By vkeong Khanom chin, or khanom jeen is a type of thin rice noodle that resembles a thicker version of rice vermicelli. The texture is somewhat different though, as it tastes smoother and bouncier, kind of similar to laksa noodle. Because of that, khanom jeen is simply referred to as Thai Laksa in some northern ...

Exploring Miami’s Key Biscayne – Top Travel Tips

By Monica Tindall Exploring Miami’s Key Biscayne The barrier island of Key Biscayne, a mere 15-minute drive from downtown Miami, is home to picturesque white sand beaches, two state parks, and a diverse array of restaurants and resorts. Formerly a coconut plantation, the tiny … The post Exploring Miami’s Key Biscayne – Top Travel Tips ...

Igor Macchia, Italian Michelin-starred Chef

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? At the moment, I’m managing three restaurants: La Credenza restaurant in San Maurizio Canavese; Casa Format restaurant in Orbassano; and L’origine by La Credenza restaurant in Taipei. I’m … The post Igor Macchia, Italian Michelin-starred Chef appeared first on The ...

5 Things to Do at Mamee Jonker House, Melaka

5 Things to Do at Mamee Jonker House, Melaka
By vkeong As someone who grew up in the 80s, Mamee Monster Noodle Snack is one of my favorite childhood snacks. These ready to eat crunchy instant noodle treat was affordable, convenient to eat and more importantly, tasty. And who could forget the seasoning powder that came together. It tasted so good that I would ...

KY eats – Penang Jawa Mee at Park Way Kopitiam, Subang Jaya

KY eats – Penang Jawa Mee at Park Way Kopitiam, Subang Jaya
By KY As a Penangite, I’m always on the lookout for a good plate of Jawa Mee, one of those Penang hawker dishes that receive little attention outside the island. For those who may not be familiar, jawa mee is basically the Chinese version interpretation of Mee Rebus. Park Way kopitiam Jawa Mee, Subang Jaya ...

Svago, Spanish Italian Restaurant, KLCC

By Monica Tindall Words: Linnea Welker Photos: Monica Tindall We arrived at Svago on a lovely sunny afternoon to be greeted by Spanish Chef Basilio and Svago’s friendly servers. Chef Basilio’s passion for his new menu was clear as he enthusiastically described the e… The post Svago, Spanish Italian Restaurant, KLCC appeared first on The ...

Cafe 5, Belgian Liege Waffles & Coffee, Pudu

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Keeping things simple, Café 5 is named after its number on the street in Pudu. Surrounded by Chinese shop houses, mechanics and bric-a-brac stores, this corner café is a fun find, and THE place to visit in KL for the most delicious waffles in the cit… The post Cafe 5, ...