[Travelogue] Remembering Seremban.

[Travelogue] Remembering Seremban.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Remembering Seremban. I recently visited Seremban, after a prolongued hiatus of not doing so. Being just an hours’ drive away, Seremban is not exactly in foreign land, though somehow or rather to be honest, there was just nothing in particular that tempted me to revisit after all these years. Until just ...

Sunday Italian Brunch Buffet @ Villa Danieli

Sunday Italian Brunch Buffet @ Villa Danieli
By vkeong Among all the restaurant deals that are happening in Fave (previously Groupon) currently, Villa Danieli‘s Sunday Italian Brunch Buffet is one that deserves more attention. Priced originally at RM148 nett/pax, it is now being offered at RM190 for 2 so that’s a savings of 36%. And since the purchase exceeds RM150, there’s a ...

KY eats – No. 5 Char Kuih Teow, Penang

KY eats – No. 5 Char Kuih Teow, Penang
By KY Last weekend when we went back to Penang for a friend’s wedding & Haze‘s art exhibition finale, we took the opportunity to meet up with mom for good old fashion street hawker food. The destination of choice was mom’s new favorite char kuih teow place – No. 5 Char Koay Teow at Macalister ...

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 ...

Chicken Up @ Subang Jaya KL – Up Or Down?

Chicken Up @ Subang Jaya KL - Up Or Down?
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Last weekend, I took my friends out for lunch. We visited the newly opened and much talked about, Chicken Up, located within the bustling Subang Jaya square. Meant to be shared, this Snow Squid Topokki (RM68) was one of the apparent best sellers here. I wasn’t a huge fan of this ...

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) ...

A Diet for Getting Older and Staying Healthy

A Diet for Getting Older and Staying Healthy
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Eat the way you should have been eating when you were younger. Ok, so that might be a bit of a pithy answer, but it’s also true. As we get older our bodies tire of the constant liquid and solid abuse and start to let us know what’s not going ...

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 ...

KY eats – Brunch at Podgy and the Banker, Sri Hartamas

KY eats – Brunch at Podgy and the Banker, Sri Hartamas
By KY A couple years ago when the topic of coffee came up, I believe it was probably David, an avid coffee drinker of mine who mentioned the name Podgy and the Banker as one of his favorite places for a good cuppa, and thanks to that rather unique name for a cafe, it stuck ...

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 ...

Hong Kong Travelogue Part 2: Unification Of The New And The Old.

Hong Kong Travelogue Part 2: Unification Of The New And The Old.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) During my adolescent years, I had my fair share of Hong Kong drama addiction. One good thing that came out of that was I eventually picked up Cantonese along the way (yes, mainstream media was powerful like that). Hong Kong Space Museum.Garden Of Stars.The view from Tsim Sha Tsui Pier.The Peninsula, ...

KY eats – Best Murtabak at Exotic Curry House, Little India, Klang

KY eats – Best Murtabak at Exotic Curry House, Little India, Klang
By KY While we have mamak restaurants at pretty much every commercial all throughout the country, it is surprisingly rare to see “proper” Indian restaurants that aren’t the typical mamak style. The difference is subtle, especially when it is a Southern Indian cuisine, but you can always spot the tell-tale sign that beef isn’t on ...

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 ...

Bonfire Restaurant & Bar @ The Starling Mall PJ – One Or Two?

Bonfire Restaurant & Bar @ The Starling Mall PJ - One Or Two?
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) In my To-Eat-List, there are typically two key categories of restaurants. One – A restaurant which serves conventional dishes, executed really well, at an affordable price. It’s also categorized as the default restaurant list, consisting of places which I’d typically revisit only when I’m uninspired to try new things. Two – ...

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, ...

Where To Find The Ultimate Pampering Experience in NYC

Where To Find The Ultimate Pampering Experience in NYC
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Going to a spa is a great way to start or finish off any weekend getaway, especially when your aim is to completely relax. In New York City, there are an endless amount of spas available at your fingertips, but which ones specifically stand out? You want to be pampered, ...

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 ...

KY eats – Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Seng Huat Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY While you can get bak kut teh all around the clock in Klang, it is still mostly a breakfast option for most natives around here. So prior to work a few weeks ago, I decided to head to one of the more popular old school bkt places to get my morning fix – ...

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 ...