Sae Ma Eul Korean BBQ @ Publika

Sae Ma Eul Korean BBQ @ Publika
By vkeong Sae Ma Eul, one of the most popular charcoal Korean BBQ chains in town has recently opened at Publika. For a change, a couple of friends and I opted to have our pre-CNY dinner here instead of at a Chinese restaurant. For dinner, Sae Ma Eul runs a fine promotion which includes two ...

Cafés Richard @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting

Cafés Richard @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting
By vkeong If you are vacationing at Genting Highlands and have time to pass, it’s always a good idea to sit down and have a coffee while enjoying the chilly mountain air. And when it comes to coffee, people usually hang out at Starbucks, well because it’s Starbucks. But now that Cafés Richard is open, ...

Chitose Japanese Restaurant (Yakitori) @ Solaris Mont Kiara

Chitose Japanese Restaurant (Yakitori) @ Solaris Mont Kiara
By vkeong I don’t know if you have noticed this, but there are quite a number of Japanese restaurants that operate at the first and second floor of the shop lots in Solaris Mont Kiara.Chitose is one of them. After a quick Google search of the place, the reviews seem to be promising so we ...

Expedia’s Interactive Map of Where to Go in Malaysia

Expedia’s Interactive Map of Where to Go in Malaysia
By vkeong One of the things I enjoy the most about traveling is the planing process. Usually, I am the one who does the planning eg. hotel booking, attractions to visit and places to eat at. However, I don’t plan the trip in such a way that we list the things to do in timetable, ...

Burger & Lobster @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting

Burger & Lobster @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting
By vkeong Of all the possible places in Asia, Burger & Lobster picked the most unlikely place to open their first outlet – and that’s Genting Highlands. Can you imagine eating wild live lobsters fished from the waters of Nova Scotia, Canada then flown over 13,000 kilometers and served fresh right in front of you ...

Shanghai Chinese New Year Prosperity Menu 2017

Shanghai Chinese New Year Prosperity Menu 2017
By vkeong In ushering the Year of the Rooster, Executive Chinese Chef Wong Wing Yeuk of Shanghai at JW Marriott KL has curated three Chinese New Year menus featuring his famed classic Shanghainese cuisine. The sets start from RM238nett per person and are perfect for reunions or gatherings of more than 6 pax. Shanghai is ...

Li Yen Chinese New Year Set Menu 2017

Li Yen Chinese New Year Set Menu 2017
By vkeong Li Yen ushers the Year of the Rooster with 6 Chinese New Year set menus: 3 for lunch and 3 for dinner. Each set is specially curated to feature some of the best award-winning Cantonese cuisine skillfully prepared by Executive Chinese Chef Leung Kwai Hong. Genial and ever smiling, Chef Leung hails from ...

Soon Fatt Beijing Roast Duck @ Pudu

Soon Fatt Beijing Roast Duck @ Pudu
By vkeong Soon Fatt calls themselves the emperor of Beijing roast duck. With that in mind, lets see if their roast duck really lives to the name. They are pretty active on Facebook and have been visited by numerous overseas celebrities. This is their main branch at Pudu and there are a couple of other ...

Lan Pho Naklua Fish Market @ Pattaya

Lan Pho Naklua Fish Market @ Pattaya
By vkeong If you ask me what was the most memorable thing we did in Pattaya, that has to be our visit to Lan Pho Naklua Fish Market. It is basically a fresh market located north of central Pattaya where you can find all sorts of seafood and other fresh produce at local prices. But ...

Visit Okinawa – The Jewel of Japan

Visit Okinawa – The Jewel of Japan
By vkeong Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, is a favorite getaway destination for many Japanese, yet it falls under the radar of many foreign visitors to Japan. 恩納村の海🐚 #沖縄 #okinawa #海 #ビーチ#okinawaphoto #sea #IGersJP #icu_japan #team_jp_ #instagramjapan #japanexplorer #wu_japan #lovers_nippon #loves_nippon #ig_captures #igbest_shotz #wonderful_places #tokyocameraclub #beachesnresorts #photo_shorttrip #沖縄青色倶楽部 #カコソラ #恩納村 A photo posted by okinawa.58 (@okinawa.58) ...

The Fat Fish @ Mont Kiara Shoplex, KL

The Fat Fish @ Mont Kiara Shoplex, KL
By vkeong After hearing plenty of good things about The Fat Fish, it became one of the restaurants I wanted to eat at. But I had always deferred a visit because it’s hard to get in unless you have a reservation. Last weekend, I finally dropped by during an odd time – when it’s after ...

Pablo Freshly Baked Matcha Cheese Tart @ 1 Utama

Pablo Freshly Baked Matcha Cheese Tart @ 1 Utama
By vkeong Cheese tart lovers take note, Pablo is going to launch their Matcha Cheese Tart with Shiratama and Azuki on 11 Jan 2017. It will be priced at RM49.90 for a whole tart. The green tea flavored cheese tart is made with a liberal amount of matcha giving it a naturally gorgeous green color. ...

Coconut Ice Cream @ Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok

Coconut Ice Cream @ Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok
By vkeong Coconut ice cream is a must have in Chatuchak Weekend Market. Even if you did not plan on having it, eventually you would end up buying one because of the hot weather. Besides, they are affordably priced between 30 and 50 baht per serving so there’s really no reason not to indulge in ...

Sarawak Kolok Mee @ Kepong Food Court

Sarawak Kolok Mee @ Kepong Food Court
By vkeong Recently, I have been having my dinner at Kepong Food Court (甲洞美食中心) quite frequently. Besides Thai Taste which is now my regular Thai food haunt, I have also discovered a few other good food stalls, one of them being the Sarawak Kolok Mee. But if you are a Sarawakian, stop reading now because ...

Kaya Puff & Egg Tart @ QunKee Biscuit 权记饼家, Ipoh

Kaya Puff & Egg Tart @ QunKee Biscuit 权记饼家, Ipoh
By vkeong In Ipoh, when Kaya Kok (Kaya Puff) is mentioned, Sin Eng Heong always comes to mind first. They are without a doubt the most popular biscuit shop in town and you can’t deny their kaya puffs are legendary. But I am here to recommend you another biscuit shop that makes equally delicious kaya ...

Prik Yuak (Green Chilli) Restaurant @ Chatuchak Weekend Market

Prik Yuak (Green Chilli) Restaurant @ Chatuchak Weekend Market
By vkeong I briefly mentioned Prik Yuak (Green Chilli) when I posted about the nice lunch we had at Raan Yaam Jae-Euang. We finally got to try them (they were closed when we came the last time) during our trip to Bangkok again recently. And as expected, it was a gratifying meal that will remain ...

Oscar Coffee & Food @ Mutiara Heights, Kajang

Oscar Coffee & Food @ Mutiara Heights, Kajang
By vkeong As of now, Oscar Food & Coffee is probably the only proper restaurant you can find in Kajang‘s upcoming township of Mutiara Heights. It is also one of the rarer establishments that pairs coffee with Japanese food. Salmon Sashimi @ RM33 is a top seller here. Although pricier than those you get at ...

Things to Eat Around Chinatown (Yaowarat), Bangkok

Things to Eat Around Chinatown (Yaowarat), Bangkok
By vkeong Whether you are a first time or frequent Bangkok visitor, a trip to Yaowarat (Chinatown) should be in order. Better still, come with an empty stomach and reserve at least 3-4 hours to see and eat your way through the lively town. I also recommend that you visit Chinatown in the day and ...

KG Korean Charcoal BBQ Buffet @ Da Men Mall, USJ

KG Korean Charcoal BBQ Buffet @ Da Men Mall, USJ
By vkeong The moment we entered KG Korean Charcoal BBQ restaurant, I had a deja vu. The place felt oddly similar to Kilo Grill. Wait a minute.. KG.. Kilo Grill, are they the same? Even the staff didn’t know. After clarifying with the owner who happened to be around, then only we knew that KG ...

After You Dessert Cafe @ Siam Square One, Bangkok

After You Dessert Cafe @ Siam Square One, Bangkok
By vkeong One doesn’t need to look far to see how a successful dessert cafe operates. Just look at After You dessert cafe in Bangkok. Besides being a homegrown brand, it doesn’t rely on gimmicks to attract customers. So even after 9 years since its opening in 2007, it continues to pull in the crowds. ...

Kid Thung Noodle & Thai Street Food @ Kepong

Kid Thung Noodle & Thai Street Food @ Kepong
By vkeong There are a number of new eateries popping up along Kepong‘s ‘wai sek kai’ recently. Kid Thung is one of them and they are probably the only stall serving Thai food. Their simple two page menu features a good number of single portion rice and noodle dishes. Prices range from RM8 to RM12, ...

All Natural Sea Cucumber from Perniagaan Hong (Mersing)

All Natural Sea Cucumber from Perniagaan Hong (Mersing)
By vkeong A few days ago I received a bag of sea cucumbers from Perniagaan Hong – 宏海产贸易(海参) sent all the way from Mersing. Perniagaan Hong is a family run business and sea cucumber is their main product. Since Chinese New Year is coming soon, I thought the timing is right to introduce this supplier ...

Chir Chir Chicken Fusion Factory – Coming Soon to KL!

Chir Chir Chicken Fusion Factory – Coming Soon to KL!
By vkeong Attention Korean Fried Chicken lovers, Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory will be marking its appearance in Malaysia soon at Pavilion KL. Mark you calendar! But first things first, it’s pronounced as ‘Chi-ruh Chi-ruh‘ which is similar to the sound of chicken being deep fried in hot bubbling oil. Due to its immense popularity ...

Pupen Seafood @ Na Jomtien, Pattaya

Pupen Seafood @ Na Jomtien, Pattaya
By vkeong Public transportation in Pattaya is cheap and it doesn’t cost you more than 10 baht (~RM1.20) to get yourself from one end of the city to the other. Just hop on the many Baht Buses that ply the roads 24 hours a day. In fact, it’s one of the cheapest and most enjoyable ...

The Jungle City Kitchen & Bar @ Kepong

The Jungle City Kitchen & Bar @ Kepong
By vkeong The Jungle City Kitchen & Bar has been open for less than a month, yet it is operating at full capacity every night. If my memory serves me right, the building that they are occupying now used to be a warehouse of sorts because the area is basically a light industrial zone. Most ...

Yoogane Dak Galbi @ 1 Utama

Yoogane Dak Galbi @ 1 Utama
By vkeong Yoogane, the famous dak galbi chain from South Korea has opened its first outlet at 1 Utama last weekend. Started in Busan since 1981, Yoogane is one of the most popular chicken galbi restaruants famed for their unique blend of sauces and seasoning made from high quality ingredients. To celebrate their opening on ...

YeZi Chinese New Year 2017 Promotion Menu

YeZi Chinese New Year 2017 Promotion Menu
By vkeong YeZi has opened its second outlet at 1Mont Kiara and their Chinese New Year 2017 promotion is now available for reservation. There will be three different sets to choose from according to your budget and preferences. While most Chinese New Year sets are tailored to serve 10 pax, YeZi’s can be enjoyed by ...

FoodConnection.com.my – Malaysian Delicacies Delivery

FoodConnection.com.my – Malaysian Delicacies Delivery
By vkeong Use promo code “VKEONGPROMO” to enjoy RM5 off at FoodConnection.com.my As a Penangite, I grew up eating Tambun Biscuits a.k.a. ‘tau sar pneah’ for breakfast, snack and supper. I guess it had been something I took for granted because it’s a challenge to find great specialty products like Tambun Biscuits in KL. Most ...

Green Lane Noodles @ Cheras

Green Lane Noodles @ Cheras
By vkeong As soon as I found out that there’s a shop that sells Penang food in KL, I went and hunt it down immediately last weekend. The shop is called Green Lane Noodles and it’s nestled so deep within Cheras it’s almost Balakong. It took us almost an hour to reach from Kepong but ...

Shang Pim Bak Kut Teh @ Kepong

Shang Pim Bak Kut Teh @ Kepong
By vkeong Shang Pim is the latest bak kut teh restaurant to open in Kepong recently. I was apprehensive about it at first, but the moment I knew it is the branch of Heng Bak Kut Teh Delight’s, all my hesitation faded away. FYI, Heng Bak Kut Teh Delight’s used to operate in Taman Kepong ...