Tau Fu Far @ Tai Soo No.1 Famous Dessert, Ipoh

Tau Fu Far @ Tai Soo No.1 Famous Dessert, Ipoh
By vkeong For some reason, if you mention about eating Funny Mountain’s tau fu fah in Ipoh, you will receive flak from some people. Why? Because they think it’s a tourist trap and they are overcharging for a bowl of tau fu far which you can finish in a few scoops. Just for the record, ...

Let’s Makan Lolli Stick Waffle @ Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka

Let’s Makan Lolli Stick Waffle @ Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka
By vkeong If you don’t know yet, Dataran Pahlawan has launched a Let’s Makan Campaign for the entire month of April 2017. Basically, you get to enjoy special dining offers at participating food tenants in the mall. Besides Tappers Cafe and Molten Chocolate Cafe, Lolli Stick Waffle is also one of them. By quoting “LETSMAKANLOLLISTICK” ...

Premium Course @ Yakiniku Toraji, The Table Isetan The Japan Store

Premium Course @ Yakiniku Toraji, The Table Isetan The Japan Store
By vkeong It has been 2 months since Yakiniku Toraji opened its door at The Table, Isetan The Japan Store. It’s now one of our top places to go for Japanese BBQ and we have never been let down by their quality of meat and good service. Based on our observation, other customers also share ...

Milkshake Factory @ Nu Sentral Mall, KL Sentral

Milkshake Factory @ Nu Sentral Mall, KL Sentral
By vkeong We were at Nu Sentral earlier today to watch Fast and Furious 8 and spotted Milkshake Factory just two shop lots away from the cinema. It’s kind of rare to see a milkshake bar in KL because the beverage market seems to be dominated by juice, coffee and tea. Since we had some ...

Bai Wei Cuisine 百味浓 @ Desa Sri Hartamas

Bai Wei Cuisine 百味浓 @ Desa Sri Hartamas
By vkeong Bai Wei Cuisine is the latest restaurant to open in Desa Sri Hartamas. After knowing they serve mee pok, we came here immediately the next day to try it out. Their signature mee pok is RM7.50 a bowl and can be considered reasonably priced for Desa Sri Hartamas area. The sambal is served ...

Eden Dim Sum City 伊甸点心城 @ Bandar Menjalara, Kepong

Eden Dim Sum City 伊甸点心城 @ Bandar Menjalara, Kepong
By vkeong There are not many places that serve dim sum at night in KL since it’s something people usually eat in the day. But for some reason there are a couple of restaurants in Kepong that open till late. The sad thing about this is that only one or two are actually worth your ...

Somsak Pu Ob Seafood Glass Noodle @ Khlong San, Bangkok

Somsak Pu Ob Seafood Glass Noodle @ Khlong San, Bangkok
By vkeong Our first attempt to eat at Somsak Pu Ob did not go as planned because they were not open. But in hindsight that was a blessing in disguise, or else we wouldn’t have ended up at Che Peak (Jay Piek). Since I have tried both seafood with glass noodle stalls, I can now ...

Tappers Café @ Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka

Tappers Café @ Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka
By vkeong While I was still working in Cyberjaya, Tappers Café was our regular place for lunch. Besides their signature colonial dishes such as Hainanese Chicken Chop, Tappers Café’s sensibly priced menu also features a wide range of local and Western cuisine. So they are bound to have something for my multinational department. One of ...

Egg Tarts @ Nam Heong 南香茶餐室, Ipoh

Egg Tarts @ Nam Heong 南香茶餐室, Ipoh
By vkeong Can’t believe it had been 10 years since the first time I came to Nam Heong. The coffee shop is busy as usual and customers still come for their freshly baked egg tarts, dim sum, white coffee and char koay teow. Although Nam Heong has a number of outlets in shopping malls across ...

VinegPlus Fruit Vinegar Bar @ KL Gateway, Bangsar South

VinegPlus Fruit Vinegar Bar @ KL Gateway, Bangsar South
By vkeong If you have been looking for an alternative to fruit juice and coffee – try VinegPlus‘ fruit vinegar drinks. VinegPlus is a local fruit vinegar bar that prides itself in using fruit vinegar in all their drinks. Currently, they have 7 outlets in KL and Penang and all of them are situated in ...

Molten Chocolate Cafe @ Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka

Molten Chocolate Cafe @ Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka
By vkeong Molten Chocolate Cafe must be every chocoholic’s dream come true. Whether you are looking to satisfy your sweet cravings, a nice cup of coffee or take your little ones to indulge in the chocolate that they love most, Molten Chocolate Cafe should be on your radar. There’s chocolate in almost everything and the ...

Hainanese Pork Satay @ Hai Heng Kopitiam, Melaka

Hainanese Pork Satay @ Hai Heng Kopitiam, Melaka
By vkeong Hainanese pork satay is one of the must eats in Melaka. Not because it’s exceptional or better than the normal satay, but because it’s harder to get elsewhere. As far as I know, there are only two Hainanese pork satay stalls left in Penang while there are plenty in Melaka. Some of the ...

Hwa Ga Ala Carte Korean BBQ Buffet @ Solaris Mont Kiara

Hwa Ga Ala Carte Korean BBQ Buffet @ Solaris Mont Kiara
By vkeong Hwa Ga is a Korean BBQ restaurant that seemed to just appear out of nowhere. If my gut feeling is correct, it is a rebranding or offshoot of San Nae Deul which used to (and still?) run Korean BBQ buffet promotions on group buying websites. Hwa Ga’s business model is no different either, ...

Yusman Roti Canai @ Kampung Limbongan, Melaka

Yusman Roti Canai @ Kampung Limbongan, Melaka
By vkeong When I was doing my foundation programme in MMU (Bukit Beruang), roti canai was our favorite go-to food. It’s cheap, can be ordered in various ways and more importantly, hard to go wrong especially when you’re in Melaka. I am not sure if my favorite stall is still around because it has been ...

5 Restaurants You Must Try in Bandar Bukit Puchong

5 Restaurants You Must Try in Bandar Bukit Puchong
By vkeong Bandar Bukit Puchong used to be my home for almost two years. I rented a place in Nilam Puri Condominiums when I was working in Cyberjaya. The reason I picked this area is because of the convenience it offers. Bandar Bukit Puchong has everything you need like supermarkets, sports complex, shops but what ...

Harbour Steamboat (海港火锅) @ Sri Petaling

Harbour Steamboat (海港火锅) @ Sri Petaling
By vkeong I have always known that Harbour Steamboat is one of the best steamboat restaurants in KL. But it’s only recently that we finally managed to eat here. Believe it or not, our prior two prior visits back in 2013 and 2015 resulted in us walking away because the restaurant was full house.The waiting ...

Restoran Yap Eng Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Sentosa, Klang

Restoran Yap Eng Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Sentosa, Klang
By vkeong There are more than 300 Bak Kut Teh restaurants in Klang, but for some reason we chose to eat at Yap Eng. Both soup and dry version of bak kut teh are offered here. Based on other customers’ feedback we saw online, Yap Eng received universal praise for their dry bak kut teh. ...

Chicken Up – Singapore’s #1 Korean Fried Chicken @ Subang Jaya

Chicken Up – Singapore’s #1 Korean Fried Chicken @ Subang Jaya
By vkeong Chicken Up is the latest addition to the lineup of Korean joints in KL and I am just glad that cheese is not used as a tool to attract customers. Seriously, it’s time to put a stop to this cheese madness. Not everything magically tastes better with cheese, OK? Anyway, if our chimaek ...

Delicious Prawn Mee @ No Name Noodle Shop, Taman Sri Sinar

Delicious Prawn Mee @ No Name Noodle Shop, Taman Sri Sinar
By vkeong This no name noodle shop behind Taman Sri Sinar’s KFC is one of my best kept secret places to eat in Kepong. Ever since we discovered it a year ago, we have been eating here regularly for dinner and supper. Despite being relatively unknown online, they are extremely popular with the locals. Prawn ...

Tamaruya Meat Master @ The Market, Isetan The Japan Store

Tamaruya Meat Master @ The Market, Isetan The Japan Store
By vkeong Isetan The Japan Store may appear like an expensive and posh shopping mall, but the Japanese food kiosks at the LG floor’s The Market are surprisingly affordable. If you are hankering for a juicy steak cooked Japanese way, you should definitely check out Tamaruya Meat Master. Eating here won’t cost you a bomb ...

Wellness Recipe Healthy 5 Colour Food & Beverage

Wellness Recipe Healthy 5 Colour Food & Beverage
By vkeong Personally, I don’t believe in plant based diet so becoming vegetarian is out of the question. I do however, believe in eating clean and cutting off as much processed food and sugar from my diet. So if we think alike, then you should check out Wellness Recipe. Wellness Recipe’s menu has always been ...

Mee Udang @ Restoran Terapung Pulau Aman, Penang

Mee Udang @ Restoran Terapung Pulau Aman, Penang
By vkeong Pulau Aman is a small island in Penang situated off Batu Kawan. It is also known as the Island of Peace because it is the only place with zero crime rate in Malaysia. To reach here, you need to get to Batu Musang jetty in Batu Kawan and take a 10 minutes boat ...

‘Ma Ta Liu’ Curry Mee @ Xin Quan Fang, Ipoh

‘Ma Ta Liu’ Curry Mee @ Xin Quan Fang, Ipoh
By vkeong Xin Quan Fang, fondly known as ‘ma ta liu curry mee’ to locals churns out inarguably the best Hainanese curry mee and bean sprouts in town. It is just a stone’s throw away from the famous Nasi Ganja. Funny how two of the most famous food in Ipoh are just across a street ...

Brotzeit German Bier Bar & Restaurant @ Mid Valley Megamall

Brotzeit German Bier Bar & Restaurant @ Mid Valley Megamall
By vkeong When I casually mentioned to my friends that I was going to eat at Brotzeit, here were some of the responses I got: – “That place serves great beer and food. Nice place for dating liao.” – “I went during their Groupon promotion, food also nice already. Worth going even without Groupon.” – ...

BM Duck Egg Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Song Ban Kheng

BM Duck Egg Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Song Ban Kheng
By vkeong Bukit Mertajam used to have three duck egg char koay teow stalls and it had been like that for a long time. The stall in front of the old train station used to my favorite and it was manned by Ah Heng. Ah Heng then moved to Taman Quarry and the youngest brother ...

Authentic BBQ 古早烧烤 @ Taman Bukit Maluri, Kepong

Authentic BBQ 古早烧烤 @ Taman Bukit Maluri, Kepong
By vkeong For those staying in Kepong, you don’t need to drive all the way to Taman Desa for that famous Japanese BBQ anymore. Apparently, the person who helped to set up the restaurant has opened his very own BBQ operation in Kepong. As I know there are two branches and they are simply known ...

Omaya Korean Spiced Chicken & Dak Galbi @ Solaris Mont Kiara

Omaya Korean Spiced Chicken & Dak Galbi @ Solaris Mont Kiara
By vkeong Thanks to Omaya‘s strong social media presence, this workshop themed restaurant is without a doubt one of the hottest Korean eateries in KL now. When we dropped by their branch at Solaris Mont Kiara recently, it was full house (even on a weekday) and customers were pouring in the entire time we were ...

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 ...

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 ...
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