KTM ETS (Electric Train Service) from KL Sentral to Butterworth

KTM ETS (Electric Train Service) from KL Sentral to Butterworth
By vkeong Taking the train is my favorite (and safest) form of transportation when traveling between KL and Penang. Of course flying is faster but if you take into the account the total amount of time spent going to the airport, waiting to check in and etc, the difference is not much. Plus, it’s not ...

KY eats – Ah Lye Curry Fish Head, Subang Jaya

KY eats – Ah Lye Curry Fish Head, Subang Jaya
By KY While curry may be originated from Indian cuisine, here in Malaysia, the local Chinese has since adopted many of the same spices and cooking methods and embraced the dish as their own. Of many curry dishes out there, one of my favorites has got to be fish head curry, one of those dishes ...

Maria’s Steakcafe @ Bangsar KL – Secretly Hoping For More.

Maria's Steakcafe @ Bangsar KL - Secretly Hoping For More.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) My cravings for all-things-meat brought me to Maria’s Steakcafe that evening. The casual steakhouse is situated along the same bustling stretch as McDonalds in Telawi, Bangsar. Nothing fancy, simply good food. That’s, Maria’s Steakcafe’s food motto. On hindsight, I’d have to agree with the nothing fancy part. The casual ambiance was ...

Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice @ United Square, Singapore

Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice @ United Square, Singapore
By vkeong A trip to Singapore is never complete without indulging in a meal of chicken rice – it is their national dish after all. I did my homework prior to coming and Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice was one of the places we ended up eating at. Wee Nam Kee is also probably the ...

Long Kee (龙记) Penang Curry Mee @ Fresh Food Court

Long Kee (龙记) Penang Curry Mee @ Fresh Food Court
By vkeong ** All photos taken with Huawei P9 ** I am back to Bukit Mertajam again and I just had my dinner at Fresh Food Court. It is also the place where you can get some fine Char Koay Teow with big prawns. Since it’s almost the end of Chinese New Year, things are ...

The Pink Kerastase Vanity Box.

The Pink Kerastase Vanity Box.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) I’m a huge on taking care of my hair, and using products that actually work, especially since I go for chemical treatments ever so frequently. Hence, I always need all the additional care that I can get. Kerastase, a premium and professional hair care brand, recently send me a stash of ...

Things to Eat in Hua Hin Night Market

Things to Eat in Hua Hin Night Market
By vkeong As a seaside town, Hua Hin offers lots of sunshine, seafood, clean beach and relaxation. The local residents live a less hectic lifestyle and you can’t help but feel laid back. Since Hua Hin’s nightlife is not as colorful and exciting as the other Thai cities like Pattaya and Phuket, having a stroll ...

KY eats – Thai Syok Seafood Restaurant, Setia Alam

KY eats – Thai Syok Seafood Restaurant, Setia Alam
By KY Thai food is probably the most matured international cuisine in Malaysia, we now get most everything Thailand has to offer, thanks to our proximity to the nation of origin, as well as our generally rather similar taste buds. If you’re not far from Setia Alam area and love a good meal of non-halal ...

Lian Bee Hokkien Mee 联美福建面 @ Petaling Street

Lian Bee Hokkien Mee 联美福建面 @ Petaling Street
By vkeong Lian Bee Hokkien Mee is a real hole in the wall. Located in one of the sketchiest part of KL, this is not the place you want to bring your date. Think roaches and rats. But if you take interest in traditional food, Lian Bee warrants a try because of the history behind ...

Blue Inn Seafood 海洋客栈 (手抓海鲜) @ Taman Usahawan Kepong

Blue Inn Seafood 海洋客栈 (手抓海鲜) @ Taman Usahawan Kepong
By vkeong Looks like seafood boil is more than a fad, it’s here to stay. And now the fever has reached Kepong in the name of Blue Inn Seafood, where you can relish the same “seafood on table”, but prepared in Chinese style. Affordability has to be the biggest pull factor of Blue Inn. For ...

Agak Agak @ APW Bangsar KL – Exceeding Expectations.

Agak Agak @ APW Bangsar KL - Exceeding Expectations.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) I didn’t quite know what to expect when I stepped into Agak Agak that scorching afternoon, only to be surprised at how much I enjoyed my meal here. I ordered 2 dishes – Chili Pate Mee and Duck Hoisin Sandwich. I enjoyed the former more however my friend preferred the latter. ...

Gyutaro Japanese BBQ Restaurant @ 3rd Mile Square, Old Klang Road

Gyutaro Japanese BBQ Restaurant @ 3rd Mile Square, Old Klang Road
By vkeong When it comes to Japanese food, you are less likely to go wrong with Yakiniku. So far, I have never had a bad meal Japanese BBQ meal in KL yet and touch wood, I hope I will never have one. Usually, price is the only consideration when it comes to picking a yakiniku ...

Resorts World Genting’s Fashion Forest by TREKS

Resorts World Genting’s Fashion Forest by TREKS
By vkeong The best of nature is at our doorstep—we just need a bit of expert guidance to discover the treasure trove of unique flora and fauna found in the pristine forests of Genting Highlands. Straggling oak trees, exotic hornbills and rehabilitated pitcher plants are among the wondrous sights that await discovery, and at Resorts ...

Noi Seafood @ Huai Khwang, Bangkok

Noi Seafood @ Huai Khwang, Bangkok
By vkeong After our satisfying pork leg rice dinner at Sirichai, we told ourselves that we would be back to try Noi Seafood next door. Barely 2 months later, here we were again. Noi Seafood was buzzing with mix of tourists and locals alike. Looking for a table that fits your party perfectly is a ...

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #7 Keo Fish, Grilled & Steamboat

KY eats – Vietnamese Street Food 101 – #7 Keo Fish, Grilled & Steamboat
By KY One of the reasons I’ve been to Vietnam 9 times prior to this trip was due to work. Back then, we were developing a pretty complicated web based program with a team of programmers based in Ho Chi Minh City, and the team lead for that project was none of ther than Trinh, ...

Seafood Tomyam Mee @ Guan Zheng Kopitiam, Raja Uda

Seafood Tomyam Mee @ Guan Zheng Kopitiam, Raja Uda
By vkeong Seafood Tomyam Mee is one of the more overlooked food in Penang by outsiders. Maybe they are too busy chomping down on char koay teow, curry mee, assam laksa etc that they do not have time for something that appears to be Thai food. Well, you might be surprised to know this but ...

Tan Ser Seng Herbs (Turtle) Restaurant @ Geylang Lor 21, Singapore

Tan Ser Seng Herbs (Turtle) Restaurant @ Geylang Lor 21, Singapore
By vkeong Back in the 50′s, soft-shell turtle soup was sold by vendors that ply the street in Singapore. It also served as a food tonic as the high gelatin content is great for hair, skin, immune system, digestion, joints and more. As time went on, business grew and many of them moved into proper ...

Buncit Bao Bar @ Random Food Store, Damansara Uptown PJ

Buncit Bao Bar @ Random Food Store, Damansara Uptown PJ
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Red neon lights. Hipster tunes. Minimalist interior. Abstract art. Bao and coffee? So random. Taking over the space previously occupied by Now, I’m going to be real frank here… I didn’t quite like the clashing concept. Here’s why.The red neon litted entrance gave off bar vibes (instead of welcoming food vibes). ...

Summer Délice Macadamia Tarts

Summer Délice Macadamia Tarts
By vkeong Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – are you looking to get your loved ones a sweet gift? If you feel chocolates in a heart-shaped box is a tired cliché, or if you have no idea what to gift, here’s one you may consider. Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day, sweet-tart” than Summer ...

KY eats – Thai Cuisine at Tiger Lily, DC Mall

KY eats – Thai Cuisine at Tiger Lily, DC Mall
By KY When it comes to foriegn cuisine, it is safe to say that the most popular of all out of South East Asia is that of our Northern neighbor – Thai. You can find a good bowl of tomyam most anywhere in the world. For us in Malaysia, we had the good fortune of ...

Penang Auntie (Big Prawn) Char Koay Teow @ Fresh Food Court

Penang Auntie (Big Prawn) Char Koay Teow @ Fresh Food Court
By vkeong It has been 4 years since I tried Penang Auntie (Big Prawn) Char Koay Teow, I remembered it as one of the rarer Penang island-style char koay teow available in BM. They used to be stationed at Restoran Lok Chee Keong, but now they are operating from Fresh Food Court across the road. ...

Coffeesmith Malaysia @ Damansara Uptown PJ – Just About Average.

Coffeesmith Malaysia @ Damansara Uptown PJ - Just About Average.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) It was the second day of Chinese New Year when I ventured out for brunch. Yes, it’s time to take a short break from the neverending flow of Chinese delicacies. Being a public holiday and all, there were really not many places to pick from, most were still on festive break. ...

Nippori @ Empire Damansara PJ – Homecooked Japanese Food.

Nippori @ Empire Damansara PJ - Homecooked Japanese Food.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) After blogging a whole lot about my travelling rendezvous, I figured it’s time I got my food-writing groove back. About a fortnight back, I dropped by Empire Damansara for a casual hair photoshoot, followed by quick lunch at Nippori, a tiny home-cooked Japanese restaurant tucked at one quiet corner of Heritage ...

Milch Cheese Cup @ Siam Paragon, Bangkok

Milch Cheese Cup @ Siam Paragon, Bangkok
By vkeong While we were window shopping in Siam Paragon, we noticed a food kiosk with an exceptionally long queue. Apparently they were queuing for Milch‘s specialty cheese cups. The cheese cups originate from the city of Yufu in Japan and it’s an extremely popular treat for its fluffy cake-like texture with a molten cheese ...

Staycation at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel

Staycation at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel
By vkeong When I received an invitation for a staycation at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy hotel, I didn’t say yes immediately. As tempting as the offer was (hotels in Singapore are pricey) we made ourselves clear that the main reason would take up the offer was because we wanted to visit Singapore for a weekend ...

Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017 comes to Malaysia

Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017 comes to Malaysia
By vkeong 1 of 24 Presented by Resorts World Genting and organised by TVB [PRESS RELEASE] Simon Yam, Wayne Lai, Niki Chow and Eric Tsang are among the big names who will add glitter to the prestigious Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017. The pageant, set to take place outside Hong Kong for the very first ...

Glen Grant Whisky Pairing Night And Canapes @ The Social, TREC KL

Glen Grant Whisky Pairing Night And Canapes @ The Social, TREC KL
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) It was a night filled with grins and giggles, specially curated canapes, and my first taste of Glen Grant – the main reason of my attendance that evening. First up, I had the Glen Grant 10 Years served with Crab Spring Rolls, Sesame Prawn Toast and Smoked Salmon Blinis – also ...

Motorino Pizza @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting

Motorino Pizza @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting
By vkeong One of the latest F&B attractions of Resorts World Genting is Motorino Pizzeria. Hailed as the best authentic Neopolitan Italian pizza restaurant in New York, you will now have the opportunity to dine in this world-famous establishment. Motorino takes on the look and feel of a refurbished old place but with very little ...

Bamboo Garden Steamboat 竹园私房火锅 @ Kepong

Bamboo Garden Steamboat 竹园私房火锅 @ Kepong
By vkeong Just when you think Kepong has enough steamboat restaurants, a couple more new ones popped up over the last year.Bamboo Garden seems to be doing the best business out of the lot, mainly because they are willing to advertise aggressively online. But of course, their food is not bad to begin with. The ...

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 ...
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