KY eats – Cheap Eats at Sitiawan Wet Market

KY eats – Cheap Eats at Sitiawan Wet Market
By KY Having spent most of my time in KL and Penang, it is easy to have a false sense of perception on how much street food costs. A “standard” plate of hawker dish is supposed to be around RM 4.50 or RM 5.00, no? Then we went to Sitiawan. hawker center at Sitiawan wet ...

KY eats – Hong Kee Tongsui at Seksyen 17 Wai Sek Kai

KY eats – Hong Kee Tongsui at Seksyen 17 Wai Sek Kai
By KY What’s better in a cold breezy night than a bowl of piping hot Chinese tongsui (soupy dessert)? Well, steamboat perhaps, but I suppose it’s not a great idea to sabotage my own introduction to today’s topic – the tongsui stall at Hong Kee, located at Seksyen 17′s wai sek kai. Hong Kee tongsui ...

KY eats – The Roof and Stratosphere, One Avenue

KY eats – The Roof and Stratosphere, One Avenue
By KY A few weeks ago we were invited to sample some drinks and food at The Roof & Stratosphere in One Avenue. I must say that I’m perhaps one of the very few people who didn’t realise that there’s such a happening place at around One Utama area. My memory of “happening” and “One ...

KY eats – Siam Road Char Kuih Teow, Penang

KY eats – Siam Road Char Kuih Teow, Penang
By KY Whenever everyone mentioned Penang, char kuih teow is surely one of the topics of conversation, and inevitably the issue of where about to have the best char kuih teow will come up. The answer varies depending on who you asks. Many will mention the two Lorong Selamat hawkers, some will mention Ah Leng ...

KY eats – Soya Sauce Chicken at Jalan Ipoh

KY eats – Soya Sauce Chicken at Jalan Ipoh
By KY As previously mentioned, for my invisalign treatment at MyDentist, I find myself at Jalan Ipoh around twice a month. Naturally, I take the opportunity to explore eateries around the area. Today’s soya sauce chicken rice is one of those places that was suggested by the friendly staff at the dental clinic, thank you ...

KY eats – Chyuan’s Tiffin Underground Supper Club at Seri Petaling

KY eats – Chyuan’s Tiffin Underground Supper Club at Seri Petaling
By KY Several weeks ago I was invited to one of the most unique dining experiences at Chyuan’s Tiffin Underground Supper Club. While popular in some parts of the world, the idea of supper club is relatively new in Malaysia. It is basically a private dining affair at someone’s residence with with a menu of ...

KY eats – Cheap Korean Lunches at Onsemiro, Intermark

KY eats – Cheap Korean Lunches at Onsemiro, Intermark
By KY Korean food is usually associated with retractable chimneys on every table with meat grilling on the stove and a plethora of small dishes everywhere. Well, that sort of formula is glorious for weekend dinners, but not exactly practical or economical for lunch. Then we have the lunch sets at Onsemiro Korean restaurant at ...

KY eats – Claypot Chicken Rice at Kim Poh, Segambut

KY eats – Claypot Chicken Rice at Kim Poh, Segambut
By KY I visit MyDentist for my invisalign treatment almost every two weeks at Jalan Ipoh, and since they’re pretty flexible on scheduling, I always try to set it up on Fridays at around lunch time to allow me a chance to explore the surrounding eateries. Not long ago, thanks to my friend Winnie, who ...

KY eats – Anson Road Kuih Teow Th’ng, Penang

KY eats – Anson Road Kuih Teow Th’ng, Penang
By KY One of my favorite Penang hawker foods is Kuih Teow Soup, or commonly spelled as Kuih Teow Th’ng in Hokkien. It is one of the few comfort foods you can have at any time of the day, any stomach “health” level since it’s soupy and isn’t spicy. Anson Road market kuih teow th’ng ...

KY eats – Smelly Tofu at Taman Connaught Pasar Malam

KY eats – Smelly Tofu at Taman Connaught Pasar Malam
By KY A couple weeks ago I was invited to participate in a little promotional shooting for Oriental Daily with Ernest Chong (张顺源) on NTV7 Foodie Blogger (愛食客) TV program. The TV show was actually shot earlier and yours truly was featured in the Klang Valley segment which will be aired in a few weeks ...

KY eats – Goreng Pisang at Tanjung Bungah, Penang

KY eats – Goreng Pisang at Tanjung Bungah, Penang
By KY Last weekend when we went to Penang for a bit of a gluttony affair, our first stop was at Tanjung Bungah for a plate of mee goreng. That stall did not open for business, so we turned our heads to the Goreng Pisang stall opposite. Goreng Pisang stall at Tanjung Bungah, Penang The ...

KY eats – Restaurant Double Joy, PJ SS3

KY eats – Restaurant Double Joy, PJ SS3
By KY Despite staying at SS3, I seldom venture into the commercial area arguably nearest to where I stay for dinner. Restaurant Double Joy was actually introduced by Shiang, one of my futsal buddies, who was in turn introduced to this “tai chao” place by one of his friends, a regular customer. Restaurant Double Joy, ...

KY eats – Breakfast Menu at Las Vacas, Mont Kiara

KY eats – Breakfast Menu at Las Vacas, Mont Kiara
By KY I’ve always been a fan of beef and a fan of Las Vacas (we went to their Kelana Jaya branch quite a few times), but when I got the invitation to sample their new breakfast menu, I must say I was just a little bit skeptical about what a primarily meat serving place ...

KY eats – Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House, Taman Berkeley, Klang

KY eats – Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House, Taman Berkeley, Klang
By KY While not being a huge fan, I do occasionally enjoy a good bowl of pan mee every now and then. So when Haze’s friend Angel told us that she was going to bring us to the famous Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House at Taman Berkeley, I jumped on the opportunity. Fatty Mee Hoon ...

KY eats – Midi 57, Bangsar

KY eats – Midi 57, Bangsar
By KY Midi 57 at Jalan Bangkung is the little sister of Le Midi at Bangsar Shopping Centre, one with a more casual setting and features a little more fun going menu with entrees such as suckling pig, oven baked pizza, pot plates, a varieties of tapas, and a good selection of cocktails and wine ...

KY eats – Ah Her bak kut teh, Pandamaran, Klang

KY eats – Ah Her bak kut teh, Pandamaran, Klang
By KY The golden standard of bak kut teh is the soup, that strong herbal taste with a thick porky flavour that we all love, and almost without fail, we would ask for refill… or so I thought. A couple weekends ago we were introduced to Ah Her bak kut teh by a local Klang ...

KY eats – St. Hugo Wines at Las Carretas, USJ

KY eats – St. Hugo Wines at Las Carretas, USJ
By KY Previously under the Jacob’s Creek portfolio, St. Hugo Wine now stepped out from the shadow and stake its claim as a stand-alone brand, we were invited to the coming-out party held at Las Carretas, USJ. During the event, we got to sample wines from St. Hugo as well as Jocob’s Creek and Wyndham ...

KY eats – Three Breakfast Choices at Ayer Panas Wet Market

KY eats – Three Breakfast Choices at Ayer Panas Wet Market
By KY Just less than 5 kilometres away from KLCC is a time capsule that is Ayer Panas, a suburb that seems to be trapped in time, oblivious to the rapid development of Kuala Lumpur. It is also a place where I stop by in the morning to enjoy traditional hawker fair from time to ...

KY eats – Classic Hokkien dishes at Hua Xing Restaurant, Sungei Way

KY eats – Classic Hokkien dishes at Hua Xing Restaurant, Sungei Way
By KY For those who loves classic Hokkien dishes, Hua Xing would be a place you shouldn’t miss. For reasons unknown, I didn’t know the existence of this place until very recently, despite staying rather close to the area and actually visited the police station just across this restaurant for “official business“, furthermore, Sing Kee ...

KY eats – Mini Food Trail at Bentong

KY eats – Mini Food Trail at Bentong
By KY Every once in a while, it is good to take a little half day road trip to get away from the city and explore what some of the smaller towns has to offer. A few weekends ago, when the city is again covered with haze and heat, we decided to head to Bentong ...

KY eats – Genji Japanese Restaurant, PJ Hilton

KY eats – Genji Japanese Restaurant, PJ Hilton
By KY A couple weeks ago I was invited to PJ Hilton’s Genji Japanese restaurant for a session of food tasting. Genji is in fact one of the older Japanese restaurants in PJ dining scene, having been in operation for some 30 years now. Genji Japanese Restaurant at PJ Hilton Thankfully, the interior and furnishing ...

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. ...
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