KY eats – Flavors of Hanami, Isetan the KL Store

KY eats – Flavors of Hanami, Isetan the KL Store
By KY Last weekend I had the good fortune of attending a pretty special food event, the Flavours of Hanami live presentation and tasting at Isetan the KL Store. For those who aren’t familiar with Isetan the KL Store, it is the re-branded up class retail at the exact location previously occupied by regular Isetan ...

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #6 Chao Vit (Duck Porridge)

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #6 Chao Vit (Duck Porridge)
By KY Next on Vietnamese Street food introduction is Chao Vit, or Vietnamese duck porridge. A classic dish that I had for the very first time during this trip to Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnamese Duck Porridge stall by Chu Manh Trinh road We actually stumbled upon this little road side stalls by Chu Manh ...

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #5 Goi Cuon (Spring Roll)

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #5 Goi Cuon (Spring Roll)
By KY Got bored with the Vietnamese Street Food series yet? Well, there’s more! In this installment we’re checking out Gỏi cuốn, or Vietnamese Spring Roll. Che Minh Khai, one of the many eateries near our Airbnb Contrary to popular belief, spring roll isn’t served only during spring. You can actually get them all throughout ...

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #4 Bo Kho

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #4 Bo Kho
By KY Continuing with the introduction in Vietnamese street food, today let’s talk about bo kho, or the Vietnamese beef stew. Thus far, everything dishes in this series is from the same 4-day December 2016 trip to HCMC, and they’re mostly common dishes you can find most anywhere in the city. a nice big pot ...

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 at Saigon – #3 Bot Chien and Ha Cao

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 at Saigon – #3 Bot Chien and Ha Cao
By KY You can just about find a street food vendor near every busy intersections in Ho Chi Minh City, the set up varies, but more often than not they have these tiny tables and chairs seemingly set up for kids of kindergarten age. If you’re Vietnamese size, these will fit just, and fortunately for ...

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 at Saigon – #2 Pho

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 at Saigon – #2 Pho
By KY The most famous Vietnamese dish outside Vietnam is of course, the Vietnamese beef noodle, or pho (pronounce as “fe-eh”). This is likely the first dish most people think about when it comes to Vietnamese food, and for good reasons – it is accessible, delicious, and uses ingredients familiar with most other cuisines. Pho ...

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 ...
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