Sinful Seafood & Desserts @ Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City

Sinful Seafood & Desserts @ Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City
Plaza Arkadia is the latest F&B spot in Desa Park City that has been well received by its residents and people who live nearby. Although it has plenty of drinking establishments, it’s still a family friendly place as most customers who patronize the place mainly come to hang out and mingle instead of getting drunk ...

Pros & Cons of Online Shopping

Pros & Cons of Online Shopping
Malaysians love to shop online, and when it comes to shopping online, there are various ways you can use to save you money. Every cent counts in this economy we are in currently. Also, time is money so you want to save money quickly too with the help of technology especially the Internet. But of ...

Oldies Cafe Bar @ Jalan Sultan, Petaling Street KL

Oldies Cafe Bar @ Jalan Sultan, Petaling Street KL
The restoration of pre-war colonial shops in KL’s Chinatown/Petaling Street into stylish eateries, hostels and cocktail bars have reinvigorated this part of the city. What used to be known as a place to shop for cheap knock offs is now more of a spot for youngsters and tourists alike to gather and enjoy a cuppa. ...

Pak Tam Mee Udang @ Teluk Kumbar, Penang

Pak Tam Mee Udang @ Teluk Kumbar, Penang
During my trip back to Penang for CNY celebrations last week, we went for a Mee Udang hunt. Reason being, there’s not a lot of Mee Udang in KL and even if there are, the taste is just isn’t same and not up to expectations. Among the three that we tried, Pak Tam Mee Udang ...

MQL Steamboat @ Icon City, Bukit Mertajam (With Fave)

MQL Steamboat @ Icon City, Bukit Mertajam (With Fave)
If you are not a Fave user yet, this Chinese New Year will be the perfect time to take the plunge, as they are giving first-timer Fave users 22% off on their purchase by using code “ENJOYCNY”. It’s perfect if you are looking for a place to enjoy a meal with family, or to catch ...

The Alley 鹿角巷 Brown Sugar Deerioca Milk @ Icon City

The Alley 鹿角巷 Brown Sugar Deerioca Milk @ Icon City
I finally tasted 鹿角巷 The Alley‘s famous bubble tea. Sad to say I was not impressed by the service nor the taste. Maybe I went to the wrong branch, because it’s apparent that the outlets in Penang have a lot of bad reviews compared to those in KL. How bad? The review score is 2.9 ...

Valentine’s Day Set Dinner @ THIRTY8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Valentine’s Day Set Dinner @ THIRTY8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Valentine’s Day is drawing ever closer, if you still can’t decide where to take your Valentine for dinner on Feb 14, perhaps you could take this into consideration. This year, the team at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will help you to impress your date with a classically romantic candle light dinner under the stars at ...

Nespresso Inissia – Celebrate CNY with a Cup of Nespresso

Nespresso Inissia – Celebrate CNY with a Cup of Nespresso
Chinese New Year is just around the corner, literally, at the start of next month! It’s a time to reunite with friends and family, visit or even host open houses, and just enjoy the festivities. During gatherings, the first thing offered to guests are drinks. But instead of giving or having sugary soft drinks, why ...

Cojiitii Malaysia – Chocolate & Tea Drinks @ The Starling Mall

Cojiitii Malaysia – Chocolate & Tea Drinks @ The Starling Mall
The drinks market in Klang Valley is saturated with brands that focus on milk tea and coffee. If you are looking for an alternative that stands out from the rest, check out Cojiitii at The Starling Mall. What makes Cojiitii different is that they have focused on serving chocolate and fruit based drinks since their ...

Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku @ Sri Petaling

Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku @ Sri Petaling
It’s high time Sri Petaling has a yakiniku restaurant. Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku opened about 2 months ago at the neighborhood’s hottest commercial spot where dozens of F&B outlets can also be found. While there are a couple of Japanese restaurants around, Ukiyo Osaka Yakiniku is the only one that specializes in Japanese BBQ. Their menu ...

Jade Hills Merchant Market – January 20 2019

Jade Hills Merchant Market – January 20 2019
Jade Hills Merchant Market is a new destination to shop, play and dine in Kajang. Their next event will be held on 20th January 2019 and will feature pop-up stalls for food, games, shopping, and more. There will even be a pre-CNY concert and fireworks display! Starting with the theme of Carnival in January and ...

Talaykrata Seafood BBQ Buffet @ Publika (Live Tiger Prawns)

Talaykrata Seafood BBQ Buffet @ Publika (Live Tiger Prawns)
Talaykrata Seafood BBQ is the first buffet restaurant in KL to offer catching of live tiger prawns at table side as part of the experience. Watch the video here. The owners were inspired by the idea after traveling to Bangkok’s famous Taikong Seafood, where they are known for popularizing this dining concept. For those who ...

Baan Kanom Jeen Thai Restaurant @ Empire Damansara

Baan Kanom Jeen Thai Restaurant @ Empire Damansara
By vkeong Khanom chin, or khanom jeen is a type of thin rice noodle that resembles a thicker version of rice vermicelli. The texture is somewhat different though, as it tastes smoother and bouncier, kind of similar to laksa noodle. Because of that, khanom jeen is simply referred to as Thai Laksa in some northern ...

5 Things to Do at Mamee Jonker House, Melaka

5 Things to Do at Mamee Jonker House, Melaka
By vkeong As someone who grew up in the 80s, Mamee Monster Noodle Snack is one of my favorite childhood snacks. These ready to eat crunchy instant noodle treat was affordable, convenient to eat and more importantly, tasty. And who could forget the seasoning powder that came together. It tasted so good that I would ...

5D4N Trip to Kansai Region, Japan

5D4N Trip to Kansai Region, Japan
By vkeong ** Still updating ** I just returned from a Media FAM trip to Kansai region in Japan recently. In this post I will share the itinerary planned for the trip which lasted 5 days and 4 nights. Kansai (関西) is the western region of Honshu with the three biggest cities being Osaka, Kyoto ...

Kuih Keria Abang Botek

Kuih Keria Abang Botek
By vkeong Kuih Keria is a unique Malay style donut that is more commonly found in Melaka. It is basically deep fried sweet potato dough covered in sweet Gula Melaka glaze. Depending on the recipe of choice, sometimes honey and a mix of rock sugar and caster sugar are used instead. When done right, the ...

Kuih Keria Abang Botek @ Sungai Putat, Melaka

Kuih Keria Abang Botek @ Sungai Putat, Melaka
By vkeong Kuih Keria is a unique Malay style donut that is more commonly found in Melaka. It is basically deep fried sweet potato dough covered in sweet Gula Melaka glaze. Depending on the recipe of choice, sometimes honey and a mix of rock sugar and caster sugar are used instead. When done right, the ...

Nasi Ayam Bonda @ Kampung Bachang, Melaka

Nasi Ayam Bonda @ Kampung Bachang, Melaka
By vkeong When one thinks of chicken rice in Melaka, it’s usually chicken rice balls. But chicken rice ball is mostly prepared by the Chinese and halal ones are extremely rare. Luckily, there are plenty of halal chicken rice options in Melaka and many of them are as good as the non halal versions, albeit ...

Honolulu Cafe Authentic Hong Kong Cafe Opening Soon in Sunway Pyramid

Honolulu Cafe Authentic Hong Kong Cafe Opening Soon in Sunway Pyramid
By vkeong If you love Hong Kong culture then you have a big reason to rejoice. Honolulu Cafe (檀岛香港茶餐厅), known for their delicious egg tarts and award-winning coffee and milk tea, are opening up their first outlet soon in Malaysia at Sunway Pyramid. Widely recognized as the pioneer in Hong Kong’s ‘cha chan teng’ culture, ...

Nasi Lemak Ujong Pasir @ Restoran Ming Huat, Melaka

Nasi Lemak Ujong Pasir @ Restoran Ming Huat, Melaka
By vkeong Nasi Lemak Ujong Pasir is one of the longest standing nasi lemak berlauk stalls in Melaka. Interestingly, it operates in a Chinese coffee shop which also houses a couple of other Malay food stalls. A standard plate of nasi lemak here comes with a good serving of sambal, kangkung (it’s a Melaka thing) ...

IndoBowl – Indomie Cafe @ Sungai Besi

IndoBowl – Indomie Cafe @ Sungai Besi
By vkeong IndoBowl is interesting because it claims to be the first Indomie cafe in Malaysia. Shortly after their opening, they went viral because people were intrigued by their Indomie noodle offerings. Instead of frying the instant noodles like how Maggi Goreng is prepared, the Indomie is simply tossed in packet seasonings. Then, meat toppings, ...

Mee Kari & Mee Rojak @ Mee Kari Sungai Putat, Melaka

Mee Kari & Mee Rojak @ Mee Kari Sungai Putat, Melaka
By vkeong Before Mango Float Royale Melaka started their business in Sungai Putat, the site was already known for mee kari. Mee Kari Sungai Putat has been around since 1990 and is currently managed by the 3rd generation of the same family. Now, both businesses are complementing each other, as those who come for mango ...

Melaka Halal Food Guide by MyMakanTV

Melaka Halal Food Guide by MyMakanTV
By vkeong Some of you may have noticed that I have been sharing a lot of video contents from MyMakanTV. It is in fact a new social media venture me and my wife SL have been working hard on in the last 2 months. Here’s our latest project I would like to share with you, ...

Roti Canai Kayu Arang @ Melaka

Roti Canai Kayu Arang @ Melaka
By vkeong Although I have been a frequent visitor to Melaka, Roti Canai Kayu Arang was completely new to me. In fact, I have never heard of it until last month. Roti Canai Kayu Arang Posted by My Makan TV on Sunday, September 10, 2017 If there’s anything you need to know before coming here, ...

金色三麥 Le Blé D’or @ Q Square Mall, Taipei

金色三麥 Le Blé D’or @ Q Square Mall, Taipei
By vkeong The truth is, there is only so much street food you can eat in Taiwan before you get bored. By the fourth day we were already hankering for something different and we wanted to enjoy a proper sit down meal. For that, we headed to Le Blé D’or in Q Square shopping mall. ...

Adwa Char Kuey Teow @ Kuala Pilah

Adwa Char Kuey Teow @ Kuala Pilah
By vkeong When SL told me we were going to Kuala Pilah for Malay style char koay teow, I must admit I was a skeptic. After all, shouldn’t one be heading to Penang for that? But once I tasted Adwa‘s char kuey teow, I was not only truly impressed, I can also say with confidence ...

Feng Jia Shiann Chao Seafood Restaurant @ Taichung

Feng Jia Shiann Chao Seafood Restaurant @ Taichung
By vkeong One of the things we set out to do during our trip to Taiwan was to eat at a ‘hot fry’ restaurant. ‘Hot fry’ is the literal translation of 热炒, which is similar to our ‘dai chao’ where the dishes are cooked upon order. The reason we picked to eat at Feng Jia ...

Mango Float Royale Melaka @ Melaka

Mango Float Royale Melaka @ Melaka
By vkeong Coconut shake has always been the drink to look for when in Melaka. Now, you have an alternative – mango float which can be found at Sungai Putat in Batu Berendam. The stall that started selling the drink a year ago is called Mango Float Royale Melaka and should be added to your ...

The Porki Society @ Sea Park, PJ

The Porki Society @ Sea Park, PJ
By vkeong The Porki Society is a Thai restaurant in Sea Park just minutes’ drive away from SS2. They made waves with their boat noodles a couple of years ago when those were still considered the must try food in Klang Valley. Now, The Porki Society is perhaps better well known for their affordable and ...

Fu Ding Wang Braised Pork Knuckle Rice 富鼎旺 @ Taichung

Fu Ding Wang Braised Pork Knuckle Rice 富鼎旺 @ Taichung
By vkeong When it comes to pork knuckle in Taichung, Fu Ding Wang (富鼎旺) is without a doubt the restaurant to look out for. They have 2 branches currently, the first can be found next to Zhonghua Night Market, while the second one is at Dongxing Road. Besides being a local’s favorite, many people from ...