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 ...

KY eats – Teong Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Teong Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY I’m always on the lookout for new bak kut teh places, and since we now stay a stone’s throw away from Klang, this isn’t an issue at all when there are some 400-500 BKT stalls/restaurants in the area. Teong Bak Kut Teh, Klang My latest exploit was this old bak kut teh restaurant ...

KY eats – Fatt Kee Seafood Noodle, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Fatt Kee Seafood Noodle, Kota Kinabalu
By KY On my very first trip to Kota Kinabalu more than a dozen years ago on a business trip in my previous-previous job, my friend Ben, who is from KK, brought me to this one specific seafood noodle place that left a rather deep impression, and it’s been on my mind since. Last week, ...

KY eats – Stinky Tofu (臭豆腐) at Meru Pasar Malam, Klang

KY eats – Stinky Tofu (臭豆腐) at Meru Pasar Malam, Klang
By KY Stinky tofu (臭豆腐) is one of those delicacy that probably make certain Westerners think we are savages from the 3rd world, but truth is, these stuff are just as sophisticated as blue cheese, beer, and that Scandinavian fish that’s berried in the ground before consumption (OK maybe not that one) stinky tofu stall ...

KY eats – Bentong TofuFa (tofu pudding)

KY eats – Bentong TofuFa (tofu pudding)
By KY A couple months ago we took a short driving trip to the winding roads that led us to Bentong, and while at Bentong, I thought why not check out the famous tofufa shop at “Bentong Tau Fu Sdn Bhd“? Bentong Tau Fu Sdn Bhd The shop is located within walking distance from the ...

KY eats – Cendol Pak Akob, Shah Alam

KY eats – Cendol Pak Akob, Shah Alam
By KY In Malaysia, when the weather is hot, the answer is always Cendol or Ais Kacang, and today, we’re going to talk about one of the better Cendols here in Shah Alam – Cendol Pak Akob Cendol Pak Akob, Seksyen 16 Shah Alam Located outside the mosque at Shah Alam Seksyen 16, Cendol Pak ...

KY eats – Ah Sou Bak Kut Teh, Jalan Batu Tiga Lama, Klang

KY eats – Ah Sou Bak Kut Teh, Jalan Batu Tiga Lama, Klang
By KY Looking to expand my bak kut teh experience just a bit more, I took little Chaly on a bit of an excursion and came upon this familiar little corner extension by the name of Ah Soh Bak Kut Teh by Jalan Batu Tiga Lama the other day. Long Version in Chinese – 东南京瓦煲肉骨茶与芋头饭 ...

KY eats – Punjabi Cuisine at Big Singh Chapati, SS15 Subang Jaya

KY eats – Punjabi Cuisine at Big Singh Chapati, SS15 Subang Jaya
By KY While Indian makes up for one of the big three ethnic groups in Malaysia, when it comes to Indian food, the Northern variety is definitely one of the least represented. There’s a 24/7 mamak restaurant in every commercial areas, but a true Nothern style cuisine, or in case of Big Singh Chapati, a ...

KY eats – Qiang Shi Fu Seafood Restaurant, Langkawi

By KY Qiang Shi Fu Seafood Restaurant, Langkawi Like most who’re at the area for the first time, we took the opportunity to visit the Underwater World Langkawi (will write about that), followed by looking at the variety of duty-free chocolates available at the stores. Over the weekends we found ourselves on the duty-free island ...

KY eats – Penang Kuantan Road Curry mee, Mei Keng kopitiam, PJ

KY eats – Penang Kuantan Road Curry mee, Mei Keng kopitiam, PJ
By KY After the recent bout of postings on Klang area foods, I think it’s time to get back to PJ for a bit, and talk about this Penang curry mee just off Jalan 222 that is fast becoming one of my regular weekday breakfast spots. Curry mee at Restaurant Mei King, PJ off 222 ...

KY eats – Old Style Teck Seong Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Old Style Teck Seong Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY A couple weeks ago one of my friends, Michael, a true born & bred Klang guy sent me a picture of a bowl of old school bak kut teh via WhatsApp and claimed that this place is so good they usually sell out by 8:30 in the morning. The name oft the shop ...

KY eats – Ah Chee Bak Kut Teh, Bayu Tinggi, Klang

KY eats – Ah Chee Bak Kut Teh, Bayu Tinggi, Klang
By KY A couple weekends ago while trying to play catch up in tasting as many different bak kut teh restaurants in Klang as humanely responsible, I took up the offer from Zess, our resident Klang bkt expert, and met up for a sumptuous brunch at Ah Chee clay pot bak kut teh. Ah Chee ...

KY eats – Apple Strudel at Fruity Cake & Bakery, Klang

KY eats – Apple Strudel at Fruity Cake & Bakery, Klang
By KY Ask anyone about Apple Strudel, and chances are they’re going to be talking about the famous Corica Pastries in Perth. Yeap, they do serve up an awesome apple strudel (I was fortunate to have a chance to try thanks to Val back in the years), I recently found that you can get an ...

KY eats – Robataya Izakaya (Japanese gastropub), Publika

KY eats – Robataya Izakaya (Japanese gastropub), Publika
By KY Izakaya, or Japanese gastro pub, is a relatively new type of Japanese restaurant in Malaysia. It is basically a pub with a proper bar and a full kitchen. You want to have a few beer or sake? Sure. You want a full meal? They’ve got that covered too. Robataya Izakaya at Publika Robataya ...

KY eats – Table 9 Cafe & Kitchen, Bangsar

KY eats – Table 9 Cafe & Kitchen, Bangsar
By KY I don’t often accept reviews to cafes since there are really a dime a dozen out there, and for the most part, I like my street food & higher end restaurants (especially when I get to eat for free), but when Sue msg and told me about the Korean-run Table 9 Cafe & ...

KY eats – Tiger Char Kuih Teow, Lebuh Carnavon, Penang

KY eats – Tiger Char Kuih Teow, Lebuh Carnavon, Penang
By KY On one of the earlier visits back to my beloved hometown, Penang, we chanced upon Ping Hooi kopitiam while in search for a meal between lunch and dinner, this was actually due to the fact that both the Pitt Street kuih teow soup I was trying to have and my favorite oyster omelet ...

KY eats – Awesome Pork Steak at ANTE, Publika

KY eats – Awesome Pork Steak at ANTE, Publika
By KY Ever since Haze started her gallery shop GoJyu5 at Publika (you should check it out), we’ve been sampling the restaurants there quite a bit, and since the Entertainment App has buy 1 free 1 deal for ANTE, we decided it was time to check it out a couple weeks ago. ANTE, Publika Solaris ...

KY eats – Omakase Dinner at Kame Sushi, Sri Hartamas

KY eats – Omakase Dinner at Kame Sushi, Sri Hartamas
By KY Kame Sushi is one of the first Japanese restaurants in KL to offer omakase style dining. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, omakase simply means “a meal consisting of dishes selected by the chef”, so basically you tell the chef what you don’t eat, or allergic to, and the restaurant decides ...

KY eats – Authentic Thai Fare at Jatujak Bangkok Street Food, Ara Damansara

KY eats – Authentic Thai Fare at Jatujak Bangkok Street Food, Ara Damansara
By KY The inner part of Ara Damansara away from the slightly more glamorous Oasis Square area used to be quite a bit of hidden area of PJ that’s not exactly a gem. There were a few less than interesting kopitiam, and an ill fated then-new commercial area by the name of New Ze Xui ...

KY eats – Lala Bak Kut Teh at Yun Heng kopitiam, Klang Utama

KY eats – Lala Bak Kut Teh at Yun Heng kopitiam, Klang Utama
By KY Bak Kut Teh infused with seafood is not exactly a recent invention in the land where this uniquely Chinese-Malaysian dish originated, and of the various different variants of bak kut teh, it is probably the most rare, hence it is no surprise that many bak kut teh fans does not know about the ...

KY eats – Festive Menu, Babe at Clearwater, KL

KY eats – Festive Menu, Babe at Clearwater, KL
By KY I don’t do a lot of invited reviews these days, mostly due to work commitments and staying quite a fair bit away from the city. However, every now and then there are something intriguing enough that warrant the time and effort. The invitation for Festive Menu at Babe Gastro was one of such ...

KY eats – Kimberly Street Koay Chap, Penang

KY eats – Kimberly Street Koay Chap, Penang
By KY Koay Chap is one of the lesser known Penang hakwer food, and I would guess that the reason is probably due to the amount of work needed in preparing the dish. The ingredient of koay chap includes duck meat, duck innards, duck egg, coagulated blood, some of which aren’t as easily available as ...

KY eats – No. 5 Char Kuih Teow, Penang

KY eats – No. 5 Char Kuih Teow, Penang
By KY Last weekend when we went back to Penang for a friend’s wedding & Haze‘s art exhibition finale, we took the opportunity to meet up with mom for good old fashion street hawker food. The destination of choice was mom’s new favorite char kuih teow place – No. 5 Char Koay Teow at Macalister ...

KY eats – Brunch at Podgy and the Banker, Sri Hartamas

KY eats – Brunch at Podgy and the Banker, Sri Hartamas
By KY A couple years ago when the topic of coffee came up, I believe it was probably David, an avid coffee drinker of mine who mentioned the name Podgy and the Banker as one of his favorite places for a good cuppa, and thanks to that rather unique name for a cafe, it stuck ...

KY eats – Best Murtabak at Exotic Curry House, Little India, Klang

KY eats – Best Murtabak at Exotic Curry House, Little India, Klang
By KY While we have mamak restaurants at pretty much every commercial all throughout the country, it is surprisingly rare to see “proper” Indian restaurants that aren’t the typical mamak style. The difference is subtle, especially when it is a Southern Indian cuisine, but you can always spot the tell-tale sign that beef isn’t on ...

KY eats – Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY While you can get bak kut teh all around the clock in Klang, it is still mostly a breakfast option for most natives around here. So prior to work a few weeks ago, I decided to head to one of the more popular old school bkt places to get my morning fix – ...

KY eats – Thai Style Hot Pot near Klang Parade

KY eats – Thai Style Hot Pot near Klang Parade
By KY If you’re looking for dinner at Klang, there are a few repeating themes you’ll see. First and foremost, there’s of course the various bak kut teh restaurants at every other block, followed by seafood & tai chao restaurants, and then if you look closely, there’s also quite a few steamboat/hotpot sort of places. ...

KY eats – Uncle Seng Noodle at Subang Jaya SS15

KY eats – Uncle Seng Noodle at Subang Jaya SS15
By KY A couple weeks ago while getting myself a band saw from a hardware supply shop in Subang SS15, we walked past a restaurant with no name that seems to be enjoying quite a healthy stream of customers. Upon closer inspection, the nameless restaurant is called Uncle Seng, and they just didn’t bother fixing ...

KY eats – Nasi Kerabu & more at Kesom Kafe, Aman Suria

KY eats – Nasi Kerabu & more at Kesom Kafe, Aman Suria
By KY Over the CNY period my family and I went over to Aman Suria to meet up with a couple cousins for lunch. At the time was also a period when my dear friend Suanie kept talking about Kesom Kafe and their nasi kerabu basically every few hours, so I decided it was a ...

KY eats – Tonkatsu by Ma Maison with The Entertainer

KY eats – Tonkatsu by Ma Maison with The Entertainer
By KY Japanese cuisine started in Malaysia with sushi and sashimi, and thankfully over the years, we are introduced to more and more different Japanese dishes to the country. Now we have Japanese bakery, cafe, egg tarts, teppanyaki, tendon, izakaya, ramen, pasta, pizza, and of course, one of my favorites – tonkatsu restaurants. Tonkatsu by ...