KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 at Saigon – #1 Bun Bo Hue

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 at Saigon – #1 Bun Bo Hue
By KY Over the last year end holiday season, we spent quite a few days in Ho Chi Minh City, and I thought it’d be a good opportunity to sample the various street foods this biggest city in Vietnam has to offer and do a bit of introduction to you, so here goes. Bun Bo ...

KY eats – Shell Out Feast on the Table, Crab Factory, PJ SS2

KY eats – Shell Out Feast on the Table, Crab Factory, PJ SS2
By KY Many many years ago, before the existence of this website and when I was still a student in the States, we took a super long road trip down to New Orleans for spring break. It was a beautiful city with quite a bit of culture, and it was also the first time I ...

KY eats – Seafood Feast on the Table, Crab Factory, PJ SS2

KY eats – Seafood Feast on the Table, Crab Factory, PJ SS2
By KY Many many years ago, before the existence of this website and when I was still a student in the States, we took a super long road trip down to New Orleans for spring break. It was a beautiful city with quite a bit of culture, and it was also the first time I ...

KY eats – Authentic Nyonya Dishes at Kakatoo, IOI City Mall

KY eats – Authentic Nyonya Dishes at Kakatoo, IOI City Mall
By KY Haze always described me as someone who’s bordering insufferable when it comes to dining at shopping malls. It usually takes me quite a bit of merry-go-round trying to evaluate what is worth eating before settling into a restaurant. Luckily, at IOI City Mall, I found just what’s worth spending a meal – at ...

KY eats – Ah Tao Seafood Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Ah Tao Seafood Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY Of the 400 some bak kut teh places in Klang, one of the most unique offerings of them all has got to be Ah Tao Seafood Bak Kut Teh at Teluk Pulai, for this is the very place that the whole idea of having seafood in bak kut teh came into fruition… I ...

KY eats – Komugi Xmas Goodies

By KY The good people at Komugi got me a X’mas hamper and Haze decided that I should have a video on it. There’s the 8cm Baum, cheese & onion loaf, cranberry scone, chocolate hazelnut banana french toast, coffee raisin loaf, and of course, the all important white xmas cake! Check it out: Check them ...

KY eats – Soya Bean Drinks & Deep Fried ghost at Restoran Yuen Ting, PJ SeaPark

KY eats – Soya Bean Drinks & Deep Fried ghost at Restoran Yuen Ting, PJ SeaPark
By KY I love myself a good afternoon snack, and when it comes to that, sometimes the options can be quite limited. There’s always the rojak, hipster cafe, and mamak, but if you want good old fashion Chinese snacks, well, they aren’t just as common. So it was quite refreshing to see that a such ...

KY eats – Awesome Lala with Superior Soup at New Boston, Klang

KY eats – Awesome Lala with Superior Soup at New Boston, Klang
By KY New Boston is arguably the most popular “tai chao” restaurants in Klang, and one with a reputation to boot. It is this reputation that took me more than a year after moving to Shah Alam to finally give it a try. What’s the reputation you may ask? They are two, first – the ...

KY eats – Secret Garden Chinese Restaurant 家園私房菜 Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya

KY eats – Secret Garden Chinese Restaurant 家園私房菜 Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya
By KY Secret Garden Chinese Restaurant, PJ The restaurant is Secret Garden at Taman Megah nearby A couple weeks ago we were invited to a food review session that promises a good dosage of “Dong Po” (東坡肉) pork belly, and since that is one of my favorite dishes of all time, it was an easy ...

KY eats – Chia Yee Salted Chicken, at Bandar Baru Klang

KY eats – Chia Yee Salted Chicken, at Bandar Baru Klang
By KY The most popular Chinese dinner in Klang Valley is usually of the tai chao (大炒) variety, and while being able to order a huge variety of made-to-order dishes that comes out of a hot kitchen with plenty of fire power is neat, sometimes all you want is few comfort dishes to satisfy the ...

KY eats – Yung Kee Beef Noodle at Restoran Kwai Hup, Pudu

KY eats – Yung Kee Beef Noodle at Restoran Kwai Hup, Pudu
By KY A user commented that ever since I moved to Shah Alam, there’s been an influx of Shah Alam & Klang food entries with very few on PJ/KL, so here’s one that I thought is quite timely – the HK style Yung Kee Beef Noodle at Restoran Kwai Hup, Pudu. Yung Kee Beef Noodle ...

KY eats – Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Wine Dinner at Eight Gourmet Gala

KY eats – Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Wine Dinner at Eight Gourmet Gala
By KY Jacob’s Creek has a bit of a special place in my heart, for the fact that one of the first wine events I’ve ever attended back in 2009 was hosted by this very brand, so when I got the invitation for Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Wine Dinner last month, I immediately made plans ...

KY eats – Ana Ikan Bakar Petai, Shah Alam

KY eats – Ana Ikan Bakar Petai, Shah Alam
By KY Ever since we moved to KEN Rimba, we have had to drive out for most of our meals, until very recently – the famed Ana Ikan Bakar Petai opened a branch literally right outside at our doorstep here in Shah Alam. Ana Ikan Bakar Petai, now in Shah Alam For the uninitiated, Ana ...

KY eats – FireFly watching and Seafood at Restoran Kuang Wah, Kuala Selangor

KY eats – FireFly watching and Seafood at Restoran Kuang Wah, Kuala Selangor
By KY Quite a few moons ago we went to do one of the more touristy things you can do in Selangor – firefly watching at Kuala Selangor. To be honest, it was my first time doing that, and I had our Singaporean friends Angus & his girlfriend to thank for this experience. Funnily, the ...

KY eats – Original Telok Pulai Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Original Telok Pulai Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY I’ve read somewhere that there are over 400 bak kut teh restaurants just in Klang alone, so looks like there’re more work to be done in sampling as many of these comfort pork dishes as I can, while I can! Just a week ago, we went over to Jalan Teluk Pulai and ended ...

KY eats – D’Place Kepayan Perdana, Traditional Kadazan Cuisine at Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – D’Place Kepayan Perdana, Traditional Kadazan Cuisine at Kota Kinabalu
By KY On our Mt. Kinabalu Hiking trip, we took the opportunity to dine at perhaps the most popular Kadazan restaurant in town on the last day of our visit. The reason is simple, D’Place is located at Kepayan Perdana, which is just a few minutes away from KK International Airport, most strategic place for ...

KY eats – Little Nyonya (Halal) at Setia City Mall

KY eats – Little Nyonya (Halal) at Setia City Mall
By KY Since Setia City Mall is arguably the most happening shopping center nearest to our residence, we’ve been going there quite a bit. To be honest, shopping mall food aren’t usually in my list of preferred lunch/dinner options, but sometimes you do find a gems among the thorns. For Setia City Mall, Tuk Tuk ...

KY eats – Premium Japanese Steak at Torii, Jalan Batai

KY eats – Premium Japanese Steak at Torii, Jalan Batai
By KY In my memory, the rustic row of shops by Jalan Batai is home to a couple old school kopitiam in an otherwise pretty luxurious residential area, but my memory of the place hasn’t been updated for a while. Batai Village now houses some of the more trendy restaurants in town, and the old ...

KY eats – Yat Pan Dimsum (一品点心坊), Bandar Botanic Klang

KY eats – Yat Pan Dimsum (一品点心坊), Bandar Botanic Klang
By KY One of the things we missed quite a bit after moving to Shah Alam was a good place to have dimsum. In PJ, good dimsum place is a dime a dozen, but Shah Alam and Klang aren’t exactly populated with a lot of Cantonese, so it gets a little trickier when the lady ...

KY eats – SugarBun Borneo Asian Food, Menara Hup Seng, KL

KY eats – SugarBun Borneo Asian Food, Menara Hup Seng, KL
By KY In my previous job, I had the opportunity to travel to East Malaysia on quite a few occasions, and one thing that stuck in my memory is that there are whole different sets of restaurants and popular dining areas in Borneo than what I’m used to in Peninsular Malaysia, and one of the ...

KY eats – Char Kuih Teow (Jalan Batai) at Klang

KY eats – Char Kuih Teow (Jalan Batai) at Klang
By KY Last weekend I had a mission to go get some feeder shrimps from an aquarium shop to serve as some sort of living filter cleaner for the newly christened water planter/pond filter for our garden. After that mission was completed, it was of course, time for breakfast. I went around Klang town a ...

KY eats – Taste of Authentic Japan at Yakitori Fukuda Dining, Evolve Mall

KY eats – Taste of Authentic Japan at Yakitori Fukuda Dining, Evolve Mall
By KY A couple weeks ago we were invited to a special Japanese food event held at Yakitori Fukuda Dining at Evolve Mall, and since I had very good impression with their ten don (deep fried seafood with rice) dishes at Shitamichi Tendon Akitmitsu, it was a no brainer to participate. After all, these two ...

KY eats – Pho Vietz (non halal), Atria Shopping Gallery, PJ

KY eats – Pho Vietz (non halal), Atria Shopping Gallery, PJ
By KY Vietnam is the country I traveled to the most times thanks to my previous job, and while I don’t miss that role too much, one thing that I’ve always missed was some awesome Vietnamese cuisine, which seems to be living in Thai food’s shadow when it comes to offerings from South East Asia. ...

KY eats – Claypot Curry Mee at TSY, Klang (halal)

KY eats – Claypot Curry Mee at TSY, Klang (halal)
By KY A little while ago we decided to hunt for some different offerings within Klang for dinner, I mean, while bak kut teh is the best invention ever, you can’t have it on every single meal. A bit of a change from time to time is healthy, and furthermore, I had wanted to try ...

KY eats – 89 Station Restaurant, Kundasang, Sabah

KY eats – 89 Station Restaurant, Kundasang, Sabah
By KY After getting down from the Mt. Kinabalu climb, we decided that the best course of rehab from all that physical exertion was spending a few nights at Kundasang. The area is close to 2000 meters above sea level with temperature that’s about 10-20 celsius, and a scenery worthy of postcards, so why not? ...

KY eats – Sinalau Bakas (Smoked Wild Boar) near Kinabalu Park, Sabah

KY eats – Sinalau Bakas (Smoked Wild Boar) near Kinabalu Park, Sabah
By KY If you’re at Sabah traveling from Kota Kinabalu to the Kinabalu Park or Kundasang, the only sane ground road to get there involves driving a long stretch of winding hilly road that is a dream to any motorcyclist (especially those who’re stuck driving a beat up rental Perodua Viva). On this road you’ll ...

KY eats – Xin Lai Hing Bak Kut Teh, Near Klang Parade

KY eats – Xin Lai Hing Bak Kut Teh, Near Klang Parade
By KY Let’s get back on the project of trying as many bak kut teh as possible in the birth land of this amazing dish – Klang. Today we take a look at one of the small guys – an unassuming small corner restaurant near Klang Parade by the name of Restoran Xin Lai Hing. ...

KY eats – Robert Char Kuih Teow, Damansara Kim

KY eats – Robert Char Kuih Teow, Damansara Kim
By KY I make it a habit to try to start most working days with a good breakfast, and this is achieved by riding to work, which allows me to have quite a bit of freedom in choosing breakfast spots before heading to the office in the morning. See, when you’re stuck in the traffic, ...

KY eats – Authentic Japanese Buffet at Tatsu Japanese Cuisine, Intercontinental KL

KY eats – Authentic Japanese Buffet at Tatsu Japanese Cuisine, Intercontinental KL
By KY We Malaysians love buffets, but more often than not, most buffets around Klang Valley offers a variety of many different cuisines, much like the cultural make up of the country, which allows us to sample many varying dishes at the same time. Now that’s not a bad thing, but sometimes, you just want ...

KY eats – Fish Noodle at Jong Fa Pai kopitiam, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Fish Noodle at Jong Fa Pai kopitiam, Kota Kinabalu
By KY A dozen of so years ago when I went to KK for the first time for work, the one dish that left the biggest impression on me was fish noodle. Specifically, this one place which offers additions like fish skin, lips, and such, it was awesome. Well, I don’t remember where that was, ...
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