Seafood Tomyam Mee @ Guan Zheng Kopitiam, Raja Uda

Seafood Tomyam Mee @ Guan Zheng Kopitiam, Raja Uda
By vkeong Seafood Tomyam Mee is one of the more overlooked food in Penang by outsiders. Maybe they are too busy chomping down on char koay teow, curry mee, assam laksa etc that they do not have time for something that appears to be Thai food. Well, you might be surprised to know this but ...

Tan Ser Seng Herbs (Turtle) Restaurant @ Geylang Lor 21, Singapore

Tan Ser Seng Herbs (Turtle) Restaurant @ Geylang Lor 21, Singapore
By vkeong Back in the 50’s, soft-shell turtle soup was sold by vendors that ply the street in Singapore. It also served as a food tonic as the high gelatin content is great for hair, skin, immune system, digestion, joints and more. As time went on, business grew and many of them moved into proper ...

Summer Délice Macadamia Tarts

Summer Délice Macadamia Tarts
By vkeong Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – are you looking to get your loved ones a sweet gift? If you feel chocolates in a heart-shaped box is a tired cliché, or if you have no idea what to gift, here’s one you may consider. Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day, sweet-tart” than Summer ...

Penang Auntie (Big Prawn) Char Koay Teow @ Fresh Food Court

Penang Auntie (Big Prawn) Char Koay Teow @ Fresh Food Court
By vkeong It has been 4 years since I tried Penang Auntie (Big Prawn) Char Koay Teow, I remembered it as one of the rarer Penang island-style char koay teow available in BM. They used to be stationed at Restoran Lok Chee Keong, but now they are operating from Fresh Food Court across the road. ...

Milch Cheese Cup @ Siam Paragon, Bangkok

Milch Cheese Cup @ Siam Paragon, Bangkok
By vkeong While we were window shopping in Siam Paragon, we noticed a food kiosk with an exceptionally long queue. Apparently they were queuing for Milch‘s specialty cheese cups. The cheese cups originate from the city of Yufu in Japan and it’s an extremely popular treat for its fluffy cake-like texture with a molten cheese ...

Staycation at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel

Staycation at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel
By vkeong When I received an invitation for a staycation at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy hotel, I didn’t say yes immediately. As tempting as the offer was (hotels in Singapore are pricey) we made ourselves clear that the main reason would take up the offer was because we wanted to visit Singapore for a weekend ...

Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017 comes to Malaysia

Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017 comes to Malaysia
By vkeong 1 of 24 Presented by Resorts World Genting and organised by TVB [PRESS RELEASE] Simon Yam, Wayne Lai, Niki Chow and Eric Tsang are among the big names who will add glitter to the prestigious Miss Chinese International Pageant 2017. The pageant, set to take place outside Hong Kong for the very first ...

Motorino Pizza @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting

Motorino Pizza @ SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting
By vkeong One of the latest F&B attractions of Resorts World Genting is Motorino Pizzeria. Hailed as the best authentic Neopolitan Italian pizza restaurant in New York, you will now have the opportunity to dine in this world-famous establishment. Motorino takes on the look and feel of a refurbished old place but with very little ...

Bamboo Garden Steamboat 竹园私房火锅 @ Kepong

Bamboo Garden Steamboat 竹园私房火锅 @ Kepong
By vkeong Just when you think Kepong has enough steamboat restaurants, a couple more new ones popped up over the last year.Bamboo Garden seems to be doing the best business out of the lot, mainly because they are willing to advertise aggressively online. But of course, their food is not bad to begin with. The ...

2017 Chinese New Year Menu @ Genting Palace, Resorts World Genting

2017 Chinese New Year Menu @ Genting Palace, Resorts World Genting
By vkeong For the Chinese Lunar New Year, Resorts World Genting will be offering a spread of delectable festive food offerings this January and February. At Genting Palace, the Chinese New Year menu is available for a variety of budgets, group size and food preferences starting from RM588 nett per table of 4 pax. I ...

The Original Katong Laksa Since 1950s (Janggut Laksa)

The Original Katong Laksa Since 1950s (Janggut Laksa)
By vkeong I spent the last weekend in Singapore and as soon as we touched down, we went hunting for Katong Laksa. Katong Laksa is my favorite Singaporean food which I have blogged quite a bit when I was working in the country about 7 years go. How time flies. There’s a long history behind ...

Hennessy XO Seafood Noodles @ Kepong

Hennessy XO Seafood Noodles @ Kepong
By vkeong This is the Hennessy XO Seafood Noodle in Kepong that went viral in Facebook recently. Since the stall is only 10 minutes away from my house, there’s no reason not to try it. When we came around 12pm last month, the noodles were already sold out. This time, we dragged our butts here ...

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 ...