KY eats – Kuih Teow Soup at Chulia Street, Penang

KY eats – Kuih Teow Soup at Chulia Street, Penang
By KY Kuih Teow Soup is one of my favorite hawker dishes whenever I’m in Penang. That clear soup with home-made fish ball and duck meat is something that you can hardly find in Klang Valley (outside of Penang One), a land where pork noodle rules instead of kuih teow soup, or kuih teow th’ng ...

KY eats – Kim Ma Chinese Restaurant at Palace of Golden Horses

KY eats – Kim Ma Chinese Restaurant at Palace of Golden Horses
By KY A few weekends ago a few of us were invited to the recently refurbished Kim Ma Chinese Restaurant at Palace of Golden Horses for a food review session. The restaurant seats 120 pax with 5 private rooms. Decoration oozes the concept of elegance and strength, with poise and beauty that is fitting of ...

KY eats – Wantan Mee at Ayer Panas Morning Market

KY eats – Wantan Mee at Ayer Panas Morning Market
By KY A few weeks ago my breakfast adventure brought me back to the little hidden enclave by DUKE highway that is Kampung Ayer Panas’s wet market. Ever since I discovered the pork noodle place at Wenl Senh kopitiam, I’ve been wanting to check out the wet market, so I did. the wantan mee stall ...

KY eats – Ayam Goreng Kampung at Restoran A Hassan, Shah Alam Highway

KY eats – Ayam Goreng Kampung at Restoran A Hassan, Shah Alam Highway
By KY While most people have a set group of lunch buddies at workplace, I tend to join different groups of colleagues and friends for lunch escapades, maximising the opportunity to try something different. Today’s adventure brought us to the R&R Bukit Awan, somewhere near OUG & Bukit Jalil on the Shah Alam Highway. Our ...

KY eats – Nasi Briyani Lembaga Tabung Haji, KL

KY eats – Nasi Briyani Lembaga Tabung Haji, KL
By KY On normal days, the walkway in front of Lembaga Tabung Haji building on Jalan Tun Razak might see a few office workers walking about, but on every Friday afternoon, the place transforms into a unique food bazaar thanks to the crowd drawn by the Friday prayers conducted within the mosque of Tabung Haji ...

KY eats – Nasi Kerabu at Medan Selera Semarak

KY eats – Nasi Kerabu at Medan Selera Semarak
By KY After passing Jalan Semarak en route to work for the past 6 months or so, I finally decided to check out the wet market/medan selera look alike building at the intersection of Jalan Semarak and Jalan Padang Tembak in the morning. It turned out to be another good food find. Nasi Kerabu at ...

KY eats – Takumi Japanese Fine Dining at Grand Millennium Hotel

KY eats – Takumi Japanese Fine Dining at Grand Millennium Hotel
By KY Japanese restaurants are a dime a dozen in KL. Arguably one of the most mature foreign cuisine of all, you can find them in all price range and specializing in every sub-category. Today we’re going to look into Takumi Japanese fine dining, a pretty high end Japanese restaurant that emphasizes shabu-shabu and sukiyaki, ...

KY eats – Chicken Rice at Hong Seng Kopitiam, PJ Seksyen 17

KY eats – Chicken Rice at Hong Seng Kopitiam, PJ Seksyen 17
By KY Last weekend Kerol decided that chicken and pork should be on the menu for brunch, and hence the lady took us to Hong Seng kopitiam at Seksyen 17 to visit the chicken rice stall with the longest queue. In Penang, you have nasi kandar beratur, in PJ, we have nasi ayam beratur. The ...

KY eats – French Italian cuisine at Le Midi, BSC

KY eats – French Italian cuisine at Le Midi, BSC
By KY Le Midi is a name that I’ve came across for quite sometime, and it was a privilege to finally be invited for a food tasting session in conjunction with the arrival of Chef Andrea Alimenti, who has some 30 years of culinary experience since graduating from Aurelio Saffi Florence Hotel School in 1983. ...

KY eats – Authentic Non Halal Thai at Thai Camp at Taman Paramount, PJ

KY eats – Authentic Non Halal Thai at Thai Camp at Taman Paramount, PJ
By KY Several weeks ago I was invited to sample one of the latest non-halal authentic food joints in PJ at Thai Camp. I, for one, am happy to see this emerging trend of Thai restaurants that offers pork dishes. Currently, within 15 minutes drive in PJ, we have My Elephant at Seksyen 17, Surisit ...

KY eats – Kuala Selangor Cendol Bakar

KY eats – Kuala Selangor Cendol Bakar
By KY Last weekends we took an impromptu trip to Sitiawan to check out something a guy was advertising online, and since it’s on a Saturday and we did not have anything planned, I decided that we should take the scenic route via Kuala Selangor to our destination. And boy did it turn out to ...

KY eats – Mat Teh Ikan Bakar at Dato’ Keramat

KY eats – Mat Teh Ikan Bakar at Dato’ Keramat
By KY I first learned about the Dato’ Keramat ikan bakar from my Malay colleagues when they tapao some all the way to KLCC for lunch. Fast forward a couple years later, I finally managed to convinced one of my colleagues to follow me there for a quick meal. Mat Teh ikan bakar at Dato’ ...

KY eats – Kansai Festival at Kampachi Pavilion KL

KY eats – Kansai Festival at Kampachi Pavilion KL
By KY A week or so ago, I was lucky enough to get invited to one of the more exclusive dinner previews in town – to sample the All Kansai Festival dinner at Kampachi Pavilion KL. The festival runs from 15th – 23rd of February 2014, including traditional street performances, takoyaki workshop, stage performances, and ...

HGW KY eats – Burger Bobby Simpang 3

By KY Before the gourmet burger craze that seems to be sweeping through Klang Valley, there was Ramly burger. While many Ramly burger stalls offer the same set of menu with standard beef and chicken patties pairing egg, cheese, and the usual lettuce/cabbage, onion, chili sauce, and mayonnaise, there are some that steps up the ...

KY eats – Lunch at Hanare Authentic Japanese Cuisine, The Intermark

KY eats – Lunch at Hanare Authentic Japanese Cuisine, The Intermark
By KY While Japanese affair at higher end restaurants can be pretty damaging to the pocket, many of those places also offer a lunch menu with much better deals. One of the places we visited a couple times for lunch over the past few months was Hanare Authentic Japanese Cuisine at The Intermark. Hanare at ...

KY eats – Roadside Bak Kut Teh at Seapark

KY eats – Roadside Bak Kut Teh at Seapark
By KY I love a good bowl of bak kut teh, and while it is generally true that you often get the best bak kut teh at Klang, going all the way to the “ah beng country” isn’t always practical. For those who aren’t familiar with bak kut teh, there are actually two versions. There’s ...

KY eats – Ho Kee Seafood Restaurant, Jinjang

KY eats – Ho Kee Seafood Restaurant, Jinjang
By KY I don’t often venture out to Jinjang, in fact, Jinjang is sort of a place we always joked about as a “kampung” within KL. Whenever we see a particularly badly dressed young female, we’d say that she must be from Jinjang. But like many older part of the Klang Valley settlements, Jinjang, and ...

KY eats – Samplings on the Fourteenth with Chef Malcolm Goh

KY eats – Samplings on the Fourteenth with Chef Malcolm Goh
By KY While still in the year of Snake, I got an invite to sample Chef Malcolm Goh’s dishes at Samplings on the Fourteenth at Berjaya Times Square. For those who aren’t familiar with Chef Malcolm Goh, he is one of the chefs on AFC’s Great Dinners of the World (together with Johnny Fua and ...

HGW KY eats – Tous les Jours bakery at Bukit Bintang

HGW KY eats – Tous les Jours bakery at Bukit Bintang
By KY Located at Wolo Hotel in Bukit Bintang (just right across from Lot 10), Tous les Jours is the new kid in town with fancy dress and high society aura. The location is great, and facade of this born in Korea French-Asian bakery rejuvenates this side of Bukit Bintang, upgrading it to be of ...

KY eats – Loong Sing at Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, Pahang

KY eats – Loong Sing at Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, Pahang
By KY If you find yourself near Bukit Tinggi, perhaps for a little vacation up at the hill admiring those faux French architectures, or like us, after a pretty awesome trip the the Perting Fall waterfall excursion, one of the places you should stop by for a well deserved stomach refuel session would be Restoran ...

KY eats – Beef Noodle at Tong Fong kopitiam, Taman Paramount

KY eats – Beef Noodle at Tong Fong kopitiam, Taman Paramount
By KY Whenever I think of beef noodle, like most people, I usually think of Ngau Kei at Tengkat Tong Shin, and to a lesser extend, Soong Kee at Lot 10. Little did I realise that one of the better beef noodle stalls is located just a couple kilometers away from home, at Seapark’s Restaurant ...

KY eats – Hainan Lor Mee at Hai Beng kopitiam, Penang Burma Road

KY eats – Hainan Lor Mee at Hai Beng kopitiam, Penang Burma Road
By KY On my last trip back to Penang, I caught up with my sister for late lunch, and since she is a lot more well versed with Penang food than me (not having stayed on the island the past 20 years), I naturally asked her to suggest a place. We ended up at Hai ...

KY eats – Poon Choi at Paradise Dynasty, Bangsar Village II

KY eats – Poon Choi at Paradise Dynasty, Bangsar Village II
By KY Paradise Group, originally started in Singapore, has been making inroads to the local Chinese restaurant scene as a worthy competitor to the likes of Dragon-i and Din Tai Fung. Definitely a good thing if you ask me. Last week, I had the chance to sample their Hakka Poon Choi (盆菜), a limited-time CNY ...

KY eats – Pork Skin Curry Nasi Lemak, Imbi Market

KY eats – Pork Skin Curry Nasi Lemak, Imbi Market
By KY Inflation is as unavoidable as death and taxes, and as most things, there are always silver linings to be found. For example, while at Imbi Market this morning weighing my breakfast options, I found a fresh new sign on the nasi lemak stall that I never noticed – a new price list for ...

KY eats – Hasan’s Rojak at Seapark

KY eats – Hasan’s Rojak at Seapark
By KY One of my favorite things to have for late afternoon “tea time” snack is a good plate of mamak rojak. (also known as passembur in the North, such as Penang) The typical set up is a truck that offers rojak and cendol, and they are usually parked at a predetermined area, sometimes with ...

KY eats – Ali, Muthu, and Ah Hock (AMAH), and Colin Soh in Malaysia’s Resume

KY eats – Ali, Muthu, and Ah Hock (AMAH), and Colin Soh in Malaysia’s Resume
By KY One of the quintessential Malaysian breakfast is of course, nasi lemak, and sometimes nothing beats a good plate of nasi lemak with goreng ayam on a lazy weekend morning. I recently went to Ali, Muthu, and Ah Hock (AMAH) at Ara Damansara Oasis Square to try their version while having a chat with ...

KY eats – Hainanese Delights at 1926 Heritage Hotel, Penang

KY eats – Hainanese Delights at 1926 Heritage Hotel, Penang
By KY A couple weeks ago I went back to Penang for a short stay, while I usually take every chance possible to catch up with Penang street foods, this time I decided to try something slightly different by going to the Hainanese Delights restaurant within 1926 Heritage Hotel on Burma Road (where I also ...

KY eats – Garage 51 by Coffee Societe, Sunway

KY eats – Garage 51 by Coffee Societe, Sunway
By KY Good news for those who studies at Sunway University, stay at around the area, or generally likes hanging about at this car tuners’ paradise – there’s yet another new coffee place! I really like how new coffee places are now mushrooming all over the city, with many of them offering really quality coffee ...

KY eats – Sun Ming Roast Duck, Yong Tau Foo and more, Cheras

KY eats – Sun Ming Roast Duck, Yong Tau Foo and more, Cheras
By KY Every once in a while, I get carried away ends up somewhere just a little bit too for lunch during work week. This was one such occasion that happened several weeks ago when my badminton buddies called up for a quick lunch. Our first option was closed, and so somehow we ended up ...

KY eats – Elegantology at Publika, & AFC’s Reality Bites

KY eats – Elegantology at Publika, & AFC’s Reality Bites
By KY AFC’s latest foray in their long line of food & restaurant themed series comes in the form of “Reality Bites: Rise Above with Style”, featuring two celebrity chefs – Johnny Fua & Sherson Lian of Elegantology. I was invited to the premier of the show followed by a dinner at Elegantology, and since ...