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, ...

KY eats – Salut Seafood Restaurant, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Salut Seafood Restaurant, Kota Kinabalu
By KY Seafood in Sabah is like char kuih teow in Penang or Tomyam in Bangkok, if you find yourself in Kota Kinabalu, it is pretty much compulsory to get yourself to one of the many seafood restaurants and have a meal. Salut Seafood, located within a prawn farm On our Mt. Kinabalu trip (more ...

KY eats – Authentic & Reasonably Priced French Cuisine at Rendez-Vous, Bangsar

KY eats – Authentic & Reasonably Priced French Cuisine at Rendez-Vous, Bangsar
By KY The weekends before heading up to Mt. Kinabalu (will post that entry soon), we had the good fortune of having a proper French dinner at Rendez-Vous. Rendez-Vous Traditional French Restaurant at Bangsar Situated at Lorong Maroof, the tagline for Rendez-Vous is “Your traditional French restaurant in Bangsar”. The restaurant does not pretend to ...

KY eats – River Patin at Garden View Restaurant, Bukit Tinggi

KY eats – River Patin at Garden View Restaurant, Bukit Tinggi
By KY Heading East from Klang Valley via the Karak Highway towards the direction of the East Coast, there exists quite a number of restaurants that offers “proper” food just a few kilometers away from the exit that brings you up to the mountain top wonderland that is Genting highland or Berjaya Bukit Tinggi (if ...

KY eats – Buffet at Spice Market Cafe, Rasa Sayang Penang

KY eats – Buffet at Spice Market Cafe, Rasa Sayang Penang
By KY The weekend prior to Hari Raya, we went up to Penang for a little staycation getaway at Rasa Syang Resort and Spa. The trip was quite a special one for me for reason that may be different from most. Close to two decades ago, I worked at the very same hotel as a ...

KY eats – Mee Goreng Tanjung Bugah, Penang

KY eats – Mee Goreng Tanjung Bugah, Penang
By KY mee goreng stall at Tanjung Bungah, Penang When it comes to mee goreng, one of my favorites is the little unassuming stall parked at the Yok Fong kopitiam in Tanjung Bungah where the old Hin Bus station used to be, or about half way from Tanjung Tokong to Batu Feringghi. While Penang is ...

KY eats – Authentic Thai Eats at Mae Porn Tom Yum Goong, near Klang Parade

KY eats – Authentic Thai Eats at Mae Porn Tom Yum Goong, near Klang Parade
By KY Last week week while driving around exploring places for dinner around Klang Parade surrounding, we chanced upon a newly opened Thai restaurant by the name of Mae Porn Tom Yum Goong located just by the road next to the mall, and since Thai cuisine has always been one of our favorites, we went ...

KY eats – BB Bak Kut Teh, Bandar Baru Klang

KY eats – BB Bak Kut Teh, Bandar Baru Klang
By KY Let’s continue with another Klang bak kut teh review since I said I was going to make it a bit of a mission to go to as many different bak kut teh in Klang as possible. So here’s BB Bak Kut Teh Garden at Bandar Baru Klang, located close to Bukit Raja Jusco ...

KY eats – Mr. Tuk Tuk, Setia City Mall

KY eats – Mr. Tuk Tuk, Setia City Mall
By KY Mr. Tuk Tuk, the place we dined most often at Setia City Mall Located at the lower ground level, Mr. Tuk Tuk is a rather small fast serving restaurant that offers Thai food. At first glance, it doesn’t look particularly “authentic” or fancy, just another one of cookie cutter mid price range sort ...

KY eats – Kuih Teow Soup at Sua Teng kopitiam, Taman Berkeley

KY eats – Kuih Teow Soup at Sua Teng kopitiam, Taman Berkeley
By KY One of my favorite hawker style comfort foods is kuih teow soup. Back in Penang, this is a rather ubiquitous dish that you can in just about any kopitiam or food court. However, in Klang Valley, pork noodle seems to take center stage to fill this niche instead. Which can be a good/bad ...

KY eats – Patin Tempoyak at Restoran Termeloh Catering, Wangsa Walk

KY eats – Patin Tempoyak at Restoran Termeloh Catering, Wangsa Walk
By KY The first time I heard about Termeloh had nothing to do with food. I remember hearing that the town in Central Pahang was badly flooded, and a few of my friends organized trips in relief efforts. Some of us helped out a little financially to the cause as well. Well, thankfully other than ...

KY eats – Awesome Tilapia & River Prawn at Restoran Yew Li, Serendah

KY eats – Awesome Tilapia & River Prawn at Restoran Yew Li, Serendah
By KY Last weekend we met up with Haze’s relative who promised to take us to this place that serves “tilapia better than Lan Jie’s” at Seredah, and truth be told, we actually got more than what we bargained for, making the long drive definitely worth while. Our destination was Restoran Yew Li, about 1 ...

KY eats – Laksa Fish at Restaurant Piao Siang, Sungai Petani

KY eats – Laksa Fish at Restaurant Piao Siang, Sungai Petani
By KY While up at Sungai Petani a couple months ago, we took the opportunity to get my brother to introduce some of the more unique dishes the biggest city in Kedah has got to offer. Since we already had those awesome curry mee at Eupe food court, it was time for laksa fish at ...

KY eats – Zuwaigani (Snow Crab) at Tsubohachi Hokkaido Izakaya, Publika

KY eats – Zuwaigani (Snow Crab) at Tsubohachi Hokkaido Izakaya, Publika
By KY I’ve always had problems with parking and navigating within Publika. The place has the most confusing lettering/numbering system for floors. There are numerous different “ground levels”, and some parking lots aren’t connected to each other the way a logically sound person may expect. That being said, the place is also packed with huge ...

KY eats – Authentic Vietnamese street food at Quan An Viet, Kawasan 17, Klang

KY eats – Authentic Vietnamese street food at Quan An Viet, Kawasan 17, Klang
By KY In my previous-previous job many years ago, I used to travel quite a bit to Ho Chi Minh City for work, and aside from the hospitality of the people there, the one thing I always looked forward to was some good old fashion Vietnamese street food. Their dishes take advantage of ingredients not ...

KY eats – Late Night BKT at Taman Eng Ann, Klang

KY eats – Late Night BKT at Taman Eng Ann, Klang
By KY Bak Kut Teh at Klang is not merely a popular dish, it is pretty much a way of life. There are hundreds of bak kut teh sellers in the municipal, each offering their unique interpretation of the Malaysian-invented dish, and best of all, with varying operating hours so you can actually have a ...

KY eats – Mee Kari Ami, Gopeng, Perak

KY eats – Mee Kari Ami, Gopeng, Perak
By KY Earlier this year I blogged about our white water rafting experience at Gopeng with Nomad Adventure, now I shall share what to eat after you’ve had a morning of fun getting wet at the river. Mi Kari Ami Gopeng To be fair, Nomad Adventure does offer food after the whole ordeal, but if ...

KY eats – Mother’s Day Menu at Hanaya Japanese Dining, Grand Millenium Hotel KL

KY eats – Mother’s Day Menu at Hanaya Japanese Dining, Grand Millenium Hotel KL
By KY Earlier this week we were invited to Hanaya Japanese Dining to sample their 2016 Mother’s Day Menu, which the restaurant is offering only from 6th to 8th May 2016 (RM 180+ per pax). My last visit to Hanaya was almost exactly a year ago, operated by Sushi Train (which also has Ten, Senya ...

KY eats – Da Tuan Yuan at Bukit Raja, Klang

KY eats – Da Tuan Yuan at Bukit Raja, Klang
By KY Da Tuan Yuan at Bukit Raja is actually one of the first restaurants we visited when collecting keys to our new home at Shah Alam, way before renovation and moving in more than half a year ago. Since then, we’ve been back again quite a number of times, and even manage to bring ...

KY eats – Modern Cuisine at Mr. Wolf, Taman SEA

KY eats – Modern Cuisine at Mr. Wolf, Taman SEA
By KY A couple weeks ago I was invited to Mr. Wolf at Taman SEA to sample what they have to offer. Now first things first, Taman SEA is not SEAPARK. The former is right between Taman Megah and Damasara Jaya, while the latter is closer to Taman Paramount in PJ. Slight difference, but getting ...

KY eats – the most famous Wantan Mee in Klang

KY eats – the most famous Wantan Mee in Klang
By KY I’m a bit of a fan of wantan mee, after all, it is one of the first “good” hawker dishes I tried when first moved to Klang Valley from Penang. Quality of wantan mee here in Central Peninsular Malaysia is like char kuih teow in Penang, you don’t often get disappointed. That being ...

KY eats – Shitamichi Tendon Akitmitsu at Evolve Concept Mall, Ara Damansara

KY eats – Shitamichi Tendon Akitmitsu at Evolve Concept Mall, Ara Damansara
By KY Ten years ago, Japanese food is synonymous with with raw fish. When someone told you they’re going to have Japanese food, it is always sushi & sashimi. Over the last few years though, the cuisine from far east has slowly mature at the local scene, there’s places that only offers ramen, there’s tonkatsu, ...

KY eats – Little Mums, Damansara Uptown

KY eats – Little Mums, Damansara Uptown
By KY Several weeks ago I was invited to a soft launch of Little Mums, the restaurant that was run by the same people that brought us Mum’s Place at Damansara Perdana, a restaurant that I’ve reviewed almost ten years ago, with shitty camera phone then. As the name suggests, this offshoot is run by ...

KY eats – Kak Jat Ikan Bakar, Jalan Bellamy, KL

KY eats – Kak Jat Ikan Bakar, Jalan Bellamy, KL
By KY Ikan Bakar is one of the type of local dish that has its name completely wrong. If you translate it to English, ikan = fish, bakar = burn (or grill if you stretch it). But instead of grilling on open fire, ikan bakar these days is more like frying on a flat pan ...

KY eats – Authentic Thai at Khunthai, Klang

KY eats – Authentic Thai at Khunthai, Klang
By KY Over the CNY break and in conjunction to having my whole family staying over, we decided to bring mom to Khunthai for dinner, since Thai food is one of mom’s favorite cuisines aside from traditional Chinese fair. It turned out to be a pretty good decision. Khunthai at Klang with my family Khunthai ...
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