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, ...

KY eats – Kuih Teow Basah (halal), Subang Jaya SS15

KY eats – Kuih Teow Basah (halal), Subang Jaya SS15
Penangites always love a proper plate of char kuih teow and would usually regards CKT prepared by non Penang Hokkien as a bit of suspect. So naturally, most of us probably won’t sample char kuih teow manned by a Malay operator, since it’s .. well, usually not at all similar to the “original” version in ...

KY eats – Hailam Rice at Medan Selera 128, Klang

KY eats – Hailam Rice at Medan Selera 128, Klang
For those who stays outside of Klang and Shah Alam, Klang seems like a destination that seems to be quite.. far. However, there are two sides of Klang, before and after the Klang River, for destination before the river, it is actually just 15 minutes from Subang, so if you were to drive to places ...

KY eats – Ki Heong Bak Kut Teh, Bukit Tinggi Klang

KY eats – Ki Heong Bak Kut Teh, Bukit Tinggi Klang
Several weeks ago when my family was in town, we decided to meet up my cousin & extended family for a bit of a catch up session, and when you stay near Klang, the obvious option is bak kut teh, so that’s how we ended up at Ki Heong bak kut teh. Ki Heong Bak ...

KY eats – Steamboat at Water Cress Valley, Cameron Highland

KY eats – Steamboat at Water Cress Valley, Cameron Highland
Quite a few moons ago I went up to Cameron Highland for the second time in my life, and as with the last time, I was not entirely prepared by how long the winding road was, and how tiring a drive that can be, not to mention how frustrating it can get when you’re stuck ...

KY eats – Nam Heong Roadshow with Madam Ling (with discount!)

KY eats – Nam Heong Roadshow with Madam Ling (with discount!)
For those who’re into Ipoh food, Nam Heong is surely a name that’s familiar. Over the years, they’ve been expanding and bringing some of the most popular dishes from the city of Ipoh and spread it all around Klang Valley and more, good for us who loves a good meal of authentic dish from the ...

KY eats – Tanatip Restaurant, Hat Yai, Thailand

KY eats – Tanatip Restaurant, Hat Yai, Thailand
Earlier this year, mom, brother, and I decided to head to Thailand for Chinese New Year. Our first stop was Hat Yai, the Southern town that has been a pretty popular spot for Penangites since way back when Penang Bridge wasn’t even a thing. Tanatip Restaurant, Hat Yai, Thailand Our overall plan was to take ...

KY eats – Omakase at Sushi Ryu, Platinum Park KLCC

KY eats – Omakase at Sushi Ryu, Platinum Park KLCC
KL has seen a bit of a boom in premium Omakase style Japanese restaurants of late, I’m no historian, but it probably started out with Kame Sushi at Hartamas, then came Oribe at KL, Sou at Mid Valley, Sushi Azabu, and more. Sushi Ryu, Platinum Park KLCC With the increase in popularity of these restaurants, ...

KY eats – Wood Fire Pizza at Pizza Mansion, Seksyen 17

KY eats – Wood Fire Pizza at Pizza Mansion, Seksyen 17
Happy Mansion is perhaps the first area in PJ to be “hipsterized”, with Food Foundry, My Elephant, and other eateries having established at these three old blocks of low cost flats nested within Seksyen 17. Pizza Mansion, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya One of the latest addition is Pizza Mansion, brought to you in fact by ...

KY eats – Scrambled Egg Banh Mi, Hanoi

KY eats – Scrambled Egg Banh Mi, Hanoi
Banh mi, or bread in Vietnamese, was developed in the 1950s as Vietnam’s own interpretation of baguette. It is a classic marriage between ingredients from both East and West – baguette, pate, and mayo from their French colonial times, and local ingredients such as pork, grilled chicken, or even cilantro. If you find yourself at ...

KY eats – Fish Noodle at Little Eat Stall, Pudu

KY eats – Fish Noodle at Little Eat Stall, Pudu
Many of you may be familiar with my affinity with fish noodle. Fresh seafood in an easy to consume, single serving format that fills the stomach with healthy ingredients in a tasty way, what more can we ask for? Well, a few of you have suggested that I should check out Little Eat Stall and ...

KY eats – Foo Hing Dimsum, Puchong

KY eats – Foo Hing Dimsum, Puchong
I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of going to Puchong, and it is due to the reason perhaps most of us view Puchong as – the giant parking lot outside that old IOI shopping mall. Well, after so many moons, I ended up there again on a morning of a public ...

KY eats – Bun Oc (snail soup), Hanoi

KY eats – Bun Oc (snail soup), Hanoi
Part of the charm of visiting a new city is to try some of the local dishes, and when it comes to Hanoi, there are plenty to choose from, with one of them being Bun Oc, or snail soup. bun oc hawker by the streets of Hanoi While this dish may sound a little weird ...

KY eats – Tung Fong Seafood Restaurant, Inanam, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Tung Fong Seafood Restaurant, Inanam, Kota Kinabalu
I think I’ve just found my favorite restaurant at Kota Kinabalu for dinner, and yes, it does have seafood like any other “tai chao” places in Sabah, but no, it’s not one of your typical big seafood restaurants in North Borneo. Of course, we’re talking about Tung Fong Seafood at Inanam. steamed garupa, fish lips, ...

KY eats – Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee at Petaling Jaya

KY eats – Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee at Petaling Jaya
It was back in 2014 or 15 that I first heard about this Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee in USJ, and as a major curry mee fan (of any variety), I paid obviously paid a visit and wrote about it. Hai Keng kopitiam Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee However, USJ wasn’t known for the best ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...