Kaya Kok (Kaya Puff) @ Sin Eng Heong, Ipoh

Kaya Kok (Kaya Puff) @ Sin Eng Heong, Ipoh
By vkeong Started in 1961, Sin Eng Heong is one of the oldest biscuit shop in Ipoh. Many would consider a visit to Ipoh incomplete without dropping by Sin Eng Heong to get a box of their legendary Kaya Puff. This staple snack is also more fondly known as Kaya Kok by the locals. A ...

Osteria Mozza by Mario Batali @ Marina Bay Sands

Osteria Mozza by Mario Batali @ Marina Bay Sands
By vkeong Osteria Mozza by Mario Batali is widely hailed as the best Italian restaurant in Singapore. Just look at the lineup of co-owners and partners of the restaurant and you will understand why. Even if you haven’t heard of Mozza you probably should know Nancy Silverton, who appeared in an episode of Chef’s Table ...

Pandan Apam Balik @ Taman Bukit Maluri Pasar Malam

By vkeong Taman Bukit Maluri‘s pasar malam convenes every Sunday evening on the street next to Kuan Yin Ting temple. It is small but functioning with sufficient number of food, fresh produce, seafood, clothes and accessories stalls. You can easily buy a simple meal or stock up your weekly groceries here. Among the dozens of ...

Yakiniku Toraji’s Improved Premium Course @ Isetan The Japan Store

Yakiniku Toraji’s Improved Premium Course @ Isetan The Japan Store
By vkeong Due to changes in the currency exchange rate between the ringgit and the yen, Yakiniku Toraji has improved their signature premium course menu (while retaining the original price) to correctly reflect its true value. Not only the course will include more meat, some of the existing items have been upgraded as well. For ...

CUT by Wolfgang Puck Steakhouse @ Marina Bay Sands

CUT by Wolfgang Puck Steakhouse @ Marina Bay Sands
By vkeong After Tim Ho Wan, CUT by Wolfgang Puck was my second proper Michelin starred experience. The entire time I was there, I dissected everything from the food quality to the service. Then, I compared CUT to the many steakhouses I have been to in KL to see what sets a Michelin starred restaurant ...

Mammam Deliveries – Pioneer App Based Food Delivery in Klang Valley

Mammam Deliveries – Pioneer App Based Food Delivery in Klang Valley
By vkeong The next time you feel like ordering fast food delivery due to traffic, weather or busy schedule, hold off that thought first and check out Mammam Deliveries. They are probably the only fully local food delivery company that specializes in Malaysian and Asian dishes. Currently, they cover the majority of townships in Klang ...

Kaniappan Cendol @ Bukit Tinggi Cendol Street, Klang

Kaniappan Cendol @ Bukit Tinggi Cendol Street, Klang
By vkeong The last time we went to Bukit Tinggi for tong yuen, we arrived too early so the stall was not open yet. Not wanting to leave empty handed, we opened up Foursquare and searched for alternatives in the area. A lot of cendol recommendations appeared and peculiarly, all of them seemed to be ...

The Bird Southern Table & Bar @ Marina Bay Sands

The Bird Southern Table & Bar @ Marina Bay Sands
By vkeong Last weekend, I had the opportunity to dine at some of the best mid-range restaurants in Marina Bay Sands. Among all, I enjoyed The Bird the most for its classic Southern cooking and casual yet modern atmosphere. Originally known as Yardbird Southern Table & Bar in The States, the restaurant changed its name ...

TGV Indulge – Gourmet Cinema Experience @ 1 Utama

TGV Indulge – Gourmet Cinema Experience @ 1 Utama
By vkeong Going to the movies is what a lot of people do for a date – especially if it’s in the early stages of dating. Usually, you stop for a meal beforehand or afterwards because that will allow you to have time to talk and get to know each other better. At TGV Indulge, ...

Epicurean Market 2017 @ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Epicurean Market 2017 @ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
By vkeong Marina Bay Sands’ Epicurean Market is now into its fifth year and the 2017 edition features three days of culinary festivities to whet your appetite. Today is the last day of the event so it’s still not too late to make your way to the Sands Expo and Convention Centre now for a ...

Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Eng Ann, Klang

Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Eng Ann, Klang
By vkeong During our last makan trip to Klang, a Klang native recommended us to try Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh in Taman Eng Ann. This is where she would bring her KL friends to enjoy this staple, mainly because of their great consistency in maintaining the food quality. It was only 5.30pm when we ...

Wayback Burgers @ Melawati Mall

Wayback Burgers @ Melawati Mall
By vkeong Wayback Burgers, one of the ‘better burger’ brands from U.S., has opened up their first outlet in Malaysia in Melawati Mall. When ‘better burger’ chains are mentioned, they usually refer to the industry leaders like Five Guys and In-N-Out Burger. These chains are supposedly a class above fast food restaurants and serve fresh ...

Nasi Lemak Berlauk Auntie Mid @ Bandar Menjalara

Nasi Lemak Berlauk Auntie Mid @ Bandar Menjalara
By vkeong When people talk about nasi lemak in Kepong, they automatically think of the famous one at ‘wai sek kai’. Personally, I am not a fan because their sambal is sweet, and I like my sambal spicy. So, I would like to share about Nasi Lemak Berlauk Auntie Mid. It is one of our ...

Penang Prawn Mee @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju

Penang Prawn Mee @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju
By vkeong After our recent post about Sarawak Noodles, a reader by the name Desmond suggested that we try the prawn mee there too. I simply couldn’t pass up a recommendation especially when it relates to prawn mee, so here we were again last weekend. A brief chat with the friendly aunty revealed that she ...

Blue Ribbon Restaurant @ Danau Kota, Setapak

Blue Ribbon Restaurant @ Danau Kota, Setapak
By vkeong As a major residential area for students, Setapak is never short on affordable places to eat. Dozens of them can be found in the Danau Kota area you can enjoy your meal in an air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled environment. When it comes to food variety, Blue Ribbon is ahead of the rest. The ...

Durian Cendol @ Mel’s Corner, Batu Caves

Durian Cendol @ Mel’s Corner, Batu Caves
By vkeong We are approaching the bumper period (when the supply is high) for the current durian season, so you will see a gradual decline in the prices. Although Musang King’s price has dropped from RM120/kg to RM/75 from the week before, it’s still expensive. Now if you want to enjoy durian without having to ...

Pisco Bar @ Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang

Pisco Bar @ Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang
By vkeong Bukit Bintang is not short of bars and all of them are doing fairly well. Based on our observation, Pisco Bar seems to the busiest and packed with a good mix of expats, travelers and locals who work in the vicinity. The reviews of their food we read online are extremely positive too, ...

Ah Yee Curry Mee @ Kepong Baru

Ah Yee Curry Mee @ Kepong Baru
By vkeong If you know someone who grew up in Kepong in the 80s, ask them if they know about Ah Yee Curry Mee. Chances are they have been eating her food since young. From what I was told, Ah Yee Curry Mee had a humble beginning as an economy noodle and chee cheong fun ...

Kagoshima A5 Wagyu @ Yakiniku Toraji, KL

Kagoshima A5 Wagyu @ Yakiniku Toraji, KL
By vkeong At Yakiniku Toraji, you can expect to savor some of the most revered beef in the world. The highly prized A5 Wagyu from Kagoshima is the hallmark of the restaurant at a respectable price of RM500 per 200g strip loin. According to the Japanese beef grading system, A5 is the highest possible grade ...

Delicious Tong Yuen (Glutinous Rice Balls) @ Pin Chou, Klang

Delicious Tong Yuen (Glutinous Rice Balls) @ Pin Chou, Klang
By vkeong Approximately one year ago, we went to Klang to have dinner at the famous Boston Baru seafood restaurant. After the impressive meal we made a detour to a coffee shop to have ‘tong yuen‘ for dessert before going home. As it turned out, the unassuming tong yuen was even more memorable than all ...

La Belle Saison ft Hexa Spice Shop @ Kota Kemuning

La Belle Saison ft Hexa Spice Shop @ Kota Kemuning
By vkeong Kota Kemuning was never exactly known for fine food, but that changed when La Belle Saison opened one year ago. The head chef was trained in a three Michelin star restaurant in Paris before returning to open his own establishment. Here, he applies various cooking techniques he learned during his culinary stint in ...

Jalan Batai Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Gelugor, Klang

Jalan Batai Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Gelugor, Klang
By vkeong Before coming here, I have heard plenty of good things about Jalan Batai’s Char Koay Teow in Klang. Despite my initial skepticism and high expectations for, it still managed to blow me away. So you can imagine how delicious this char koay teow is. It was definitely worth the hour drive we made ...

Sarawak Noodles @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju

Sarawak Noodles @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju
By vkeong Thanks to a reader’s comment, I found out that the Sarawak Kolo Mee at Jalan Ipoh which I used to rave about has relocated to Wangsa Maju. It is now operating at Restoran RDS and the owner still retains most of his original offerings, but tomyam noodle seems to have been removed. While ...

Kanul Cendol @ Taman Danau Niaga, Setapak

Kanul Cendol @ Taman Danau Niaga, Setapak
By vkeong We were in Setapak yesterday and saw a cendol stall that had people queuing for it. Curiosity got the best of us so we put aside what we were supposed to do and joined the queue to check it out. We also noticed that the majority of the customers are students who are ...

Restoran Yuan Kee (源记) @ Kepong Baru

Restoran Yuan Kee (源记) @ Kepong Baru
By vkeong We decided to check out Yuan Kee (源记) after driven by it countless of times. This place serves classic Chinese food and it is probably also the busiest restaurant in the vicinity. It is located at the end of Kepong‘s ‘wai sek kai’ just before you make the turn towards Residence condominium. Stir ...

Expedia’s Interactive Food Guide to Asia

Expedia’s Interactive Food Guide to Asia
By vkeong As the world’s largest and most populous continent, Asia offers something for everyone – especially if you are a foodie. The first thing we usually do when we arrive at a new destination is to look for a place to eat. It’s an excellent all in one activity where you get to see ...

Dian Huo Xin Wo Steamboat Restaurant @ Kelana Jaya

Dian Huo Xin Wo Steamboat Restaurant @ Kelana Jaya
By vkeong The first time we came to Dian Huo Xin Wo, it was still operating at their old location in SS4. I remember I was hooked on their crustacean roe soup which led me to rank them as one of my favorite steamboat restaurants in PJ. A few months later, they shifted to SS6. ...

Best Yakiniku Restaurants to Eat in KL & Klang Valley

Best Yakiniku Restaurants to Eat in KL & Klang Valley
By vkeong When it comes to Japanese food in KL, I strongly believe that Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) is the safest choice because you will rarely go home disappointed. Sure, it’s not always cheap but the chances of you having a bad meal is extremely low. Many times I have spent hundreds on a super-average Japanese ...

Shogun2U – Reliable and Affordable Food Delivery in KL

Shogun2U – Reliable and Affordable Food Delivery in KL
By vkeong If you have been sitting on the fence about whether to try Shogun2U‘s online meal delivery service, there’s no better time to try it than now.8excite is offering Shogun2U’s RM50 cash voucher at a 50% discount for RM25 and you should grab the offer while it’s still available. So far I have been ...

Ăn Viet Vietnamese Restaurant @ Sunway Pyramid

Ăn Viet Vietnamese Restaurant @ Sunway Pyramid
By vkeong Based on our observation, Ăn Viet is one of the busiest restaurants in Sunway Pyramid. Besides the standard pho, Vietnamese spring rolls and banh mi, their menu also offer some of the more unique dishes like bun cha and cha ca. For me, that’s the defining factor that sets them apart from the ...
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