Thailicious – Boat Noodle & Thai Street Food @ Solaris Mont Kiara

Thailicious – Boat Noodle & Thai Street Food @ Solaris Mont Kiara
By vkeong Remember when boat noodle was the craze of the town? If you are still have the hankering for it, Thailicious cafe is worth dropping by because they serve one of the best boat noodle in town. Their branch in Solaris Mont Kiara opens until exceptionally late too, so if you are looking for ...

Eighty9 Restaurant & Bar @ SS3, Petaling Jaya

Eighty9 Restaurant & Bar @ SS3, Petaling Jaya
By vkeong Having stayed in SS3 for a good period of time, I am glad that this quiet neighborhood finally has a proper service restaurant. Eighty9 Restaurant and Bar is opened by three friends who share a common passion in food and travel. Here, you will find fusion dishes that combine varieties of ingredients from ...

Tasty Toasted Bun @ Yaowarat (Chinatown), Bangkok

Tasty Toasted Bun @ Yaowarat (Chinatown), Bangkok
By vkeong In our many trips to Thailand, we have never bothered to queue for food because there are so many selections available. Even for After You, we simply returned early the next day when the cafe was practically empty. But we made an exception for these unassuming looking toasted buns in Bangkok’s Chinatown (Yaowarat) ...

Huang Chang Chicken Rice @ Batu Berendam, Melaka – NOT GOOD

Huang Chang Chicken Rice @ Batu Berendam, Melaka – NOT GOOD
By vkeong No offense to people who love Huang Chang Chicken Rice and willing to queue for it, but personally I think it’s terrible. In fact, the worst chicken rice I have ever had in Melaka. From what I understand, many people recommend this place because it’s cheaper than the rest. But cheaper does not ...

Naughty Nuri’s @ Atria Shopping Gallery

Naughty Nuri’s @ Atria Shopping Gallery
By vkeong When Naughty Nuri’s opened their first outlet outside Bali at Desa Sri Hartamas, we were so excited that we checked it out immediately. While the food was generally delicious, we left disappointed due to the the small serving size. 2 years later, the same group of us were invited to experience the improved ...

Hainanese Coffee & Toast @ Hiap Hing Kopitiam, Batu Caves

Hainanese Coffee & Toast @ Hiap Hing Kopitiam, Batu Caves
By vkeong Hiap Hing coffee shop in Batu Caves is famous for their Hainanese drinks, ‘bao’ and toast. Last weekend, we dropped by for tea break and had a good time. Although it was way past lunch hour and most of the food stalls have closed, customers were still streaming in for a cuppa. The ...

Wantan Mee @ Tengkera Kampung Sembilan, Melaka

Wantan Mee @ Tengkera Kampung Sembilan, Melaka
By vkeong If you are serious about looking for good food in Melaka without all the touristy stuff, Jalan Tengkera is the place to be. Even after repeated visits here, I can still something new worth recommending. While waiting for our duck noodle at Soon Yen, I noticed this noodle stall next door that was ...

Penang Kuantan Road Original Curry Mee @ Restoran Mei Keng

Penang Kuantan Road Original Curry Mee @ Restoran Mei Keng
By vkeong Attention Penang curry mee lovers, you should know that the Kuantan Road Penang curry mee in OUG is now available in PJ too. The 3 weeks old stall at Mei Keng coffee shop is manned by the father while his sons continue to operate the original stall in OUG. He decided to branch ...

Lim Fried Chicken – LCF @ SS2, Petaling Jaya

Lim Fried Chicken – LCF @ SS2, Petaling Jaya
By vkeong I have always wanted to try Lim Fried Chicken (LFC) but even their nearest branch is almost an hour’s drive away for me. Now that they have set up a new branch in SS2, there’s no excuse for me not to drop by anymore. However, the experience was a disappointment. I wouldn’t say ...

Sukishi Japanese Sukiyaki & Sushi Buffet @ The Starling

Sukishi Japanese Sukiyaki & Sushi Buffet @ The Starling
By vkeong It’s not hard to find shabu shabu or steamboat restaurants that serves pork, but it’s a challenge when you are in a shopping mall. Luckily, Sukishi exists. Sukishi is a Japanese Sukiyaki & Sushi buffet restaurant that serves 4 kinds of meat: chicken, lamb, beef and more importantly pork. There are 4 types ...

No Name Siham Stall @ Taman Asean, Melaka

No Name Siham Stall @ Taman Asean, Melaka
By vkeong Visitors to Melaka may not know that ‘longkang siham’ is not the only place you can enjoy siham, lala and other shellfish. So if the idea of eating cockles next to the drain with motorcycles zooming by behind you unnerves you, then you should check out the siham stall in Taman Asean. It’s ...

BUILT Custom Burger @ Nu Sentral Mall

BUILT Custom Burger @ Nu Sentral Mall
By vkeong Like the name says, BUILT Custom Burgers lets you customize your burger just the way you want it. It’s the offshoot of The Counter which also offers a similar dining concept but in a more casual setting and more affordable price. You can think of BUILT as a Subway for burgers and you ...

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 ...
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