Brasaria @ Jaya One PJ – The Peruvian Charcoal Chicken Heaven.

Brasaria @ Jaya One PJ - The Peruvian Charcoal Chicken Heaven.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) After months of drooling over their photographs posted online, I had leisure lunch at I sampled Brasaria’s Half Chicken Platter, Pesto Pasta, Chicken Pie and a couple of their best-selling sides. For drinks, there’s the Agua Fresca (RM4.00), made fresh daily with real fruit. Mine had a refreshing blend of watermelon ...

Touan, Yakitori Robata-yaki, ISETAN – The Japan Store

By Monica Tindall Words: David Stagg Photos: Monica Tindall As I rode up the escalators, the first thing that came to my mind is “wow”! You look up and you are watched over by this enormous koi lantern. It truly is spectacular. I feel instantly transported to Japan as Touan … The post Touan, Yakitori ...

Claypot Chicken Rice (Cooked on Charcoal) @ Jalan Ipoh, KL

Claypot Chicken Rice (Cooked on Charcoal) @ Jalan Ipoh, KL
By vkeong Doesn’t this claypot chicken rice just look gorgeous? Best of all, it was cooked on charcoal. If you are enticed to try it, you can get it at a unnamed claypot chicken rice stall at Jalan Ipoh. This little food haven is a ‘wai sek kai’ of sorts filled with various food stalls ...

Interview with Chef Liou, Executive Chef of Le Meridien Putrajaya, Malaysia

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am the Executive Chef of Le Meridien Putrajaya. I got involved in the industry after being influenced by family who were coffee shop owners. At the age of 10, I was already was making coffee and serving customers an… ...

Duck Noodle @ Soon Yen Coffee Shop, Melaka

Duck Noodle @ Soon Yen Coffee Shop, Melaka
By vkeong Despite being a local favorite, duck noodle does not enjoy the same popularity (with tourists) as the other food in Melaka eg. satay celup, cendol and chicken rice balls. As simple as it looks, it’s actually tasty and comforting to eat on a day when you just want something simple. There are plenty ...

Senya Izakaya @ Publika KL – The Best Hokkaido Pork Don In Town.

Senya Izakaya @ Publika KL - The Best Hokkaido Pork Don In Town.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) “I will make reservations. There’s always a queue,” my friend advised. And so we made our way to Senya at Publika that Sunday evening, to have the acclaimed – best Hokkaido Pork Don in town, or so they say. My friends have had it plenty of times and would undoubtedly vouched ...

Chan SinKee Pontian Wantan Mee @ Kota Damansara

Chan SinKee Pontian Wantan Mee @ Kota Damansara
By vkeong Many years ago, I would have told you to get out of here if you told me about mixing red chili sauce into wantan mee. As someone who hails from Penang, that concept was simply bizarre because we are so used to eating wantan mee with pickled chillies. But today, I would gladly ...

myBurgerLab @ Seapark, Petaling Jaya

myBurgerLab @ Seapark, Petaling Jaya
By vkeong I finally tried myBurgerLab after 5 years of telling myself “lets go there one day”. The main reason I skipped myBurgerLab when they first opened was because of the queue to get in during the peak of their popularity. But even after the opening of 3 additional branches, there is no sign of ...

Teochew Seafood Noodle House @ Damansara Jaya

Teochew Seafood Noodle House @ Damansara Jaya
By vkeong B & Best is usually the go-to-place for Teochew seafood noodle, and undeniably the most popular in PJ. But if for some reason you are looking for an alternative that’s equally good, check out Teochew Seafood Noodle House in Damansara Jaya right next to Atria Shopping Gallery. This shop has been in operation ...

Top Kitchen Penang Char Koay Teow @ Restoran 773, Kepong

Top Kitchen Penang Char Koay Teow @ Restoran 773, Kepong
By vkeong Top Kitchen, the stall that churns out great Penang Char Koay Teow in Kepong had relocated to a coffee shop just further down the road. Since there are still quite a number of people who don’t know about the relocation and thought they closed down, here’s the update post. As usual, they operate ...

[Travelogue] The Girls Trip To Bangkok.

[Travelogue] The Girls Trip To Bangkok.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) This trip of mine to Bangkok was an impromptu arrangement, brought up during a night out with few of my close girl friends. Perhaps it was an easy deal casually flowing from the influence of alcohol, or maybe it was our first time travelling together as a group. I think it ...

Momotalo Yakiniku Japanese BBQ @ Desa Sri Hartamas

Momotalo Yakiniku Japanese BBQ @ Desa Sri Hartamas
By vkeong There are two yakiniku restaurants in Desa Sri Hartamas: KNK (Kannichikan Yakiniku) and Momotalo Yakiniku. Personally, I find both of them equally good but KNK seems to attract more Japanese customers while Momotalo enjoys more patronage from the locals – mainly because it’s pork free. And since Momotalo is pork free, their menu ...

Foo Hing Dim Sum House @ Bandar Puteri Puchong

Foo Hing Dim Sum House @ Bandar Puteri Puchong
By vkeong Foo Hing Dim Sum House in Bandar Puteri Puchong is mainly known for their Macau style Portuguese egg tarts. But they are certainly more than a one-trick pony, as their dim sum are also pretty good and affordable. Like most dim sum restaurants in town, Foo Hing is also also especially packed during ...

KY eats – Tiger Char Kuih Teow, Lebuh Carnavon, Penang

KY eats – Tiger Char Kuih Teow, Lebuh Carnavon, Penang
By KY On one of the earlier visits back to my beloved hometown, Penang, we chanced upon Ping Hooi kopitiam while in search for a meal between lunch and dinner, this was actually due to the fact that both the Pitt Street kuih teow soup I was trying to have and my favorite oyster omelet ...

Johnny’s Penang Prawn Mee @ Restoran Wang Keng, Shah Alam

Johnny’s Penang Prawn Mee @ Restoran Wang Keng, Shah Alam
By vkeong If you are a prawn mee lover who don’t know about Johnny’s prawn mee in Shah Alam, then you are missing out on something truly special. His prawn mee has the richest and thickest soup you will possibly ever get, unless you cook it yourself. It’s simply a food experience that needs to ...

Shang Pim – Best Bak Kut Teh in Kepong

Shang Pim – Best Bak Kut Teh in Kepong
By vkeong Shang Pim is our favorite Bak Kut Teh restaurant in Kepong currently, and we think it’s the best in the town too. So we were shocked to see their shop with the shutters down and plastered with ‘for rent’ signs. Luckily they did not close down but merely relocated across the street to ...

Mad Hatter Desserts by MasterChef Asia Runner-Up Marcus. Like To Dislike?

Mad Hatter Desserts by MasterChef Asia Runner-Up Marcus. Like To Dislike?
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) The past couple of weeks have been a blurry faze for me, mostly perturbed by a very stubborn on-and-off flu bug, alongside a handful of celebrations and outings, which kept my weekends at it’s peak. I seriously need an immunity booster – and a time machine.Regardless, my ongoing quest for new ...

Forêt Blanc Pâtisserie – Banana Leaf Waffle in KL

Forêt Blanc Pâtisserie – Banana Leaf Waffle in KL
By vkeong Creativity is taken to a new level at Forêt Blanc Pâtisserie, where the ordinary waffle is given a twist and served on banana leaf with chutneys. The Banana Leaf Waffle V2.0 @ RM24.90 contains a vade waffle, tomato chutney, mint chutney, yogurt ta-yir sauce, mango curry chantilly with mango cubes and chopped chili ...

Richard’s Top Taste Cafe @ Seberang Perai

Richard’s Top Taste Cafe @ Seberang Perai
By vkeong Richard’s Top Taste Cafe has gone from humble beginnings to become an enduring presence in Seberang Perai. It is one of the longest standing Western food restaurants in Penang and has been my family’s favorite place to go for good yet affordable chops. Also, this place is halal-certified so everyone can enjoy a ...

Steamboat Restaurants to Eat in KL & Klang Valley

Steamboat Restaurants to Eat in KL & Klang Valley
By vkeong Safe to say steamboat, or hot pot is more popular in Klang Valley than any other places in Malaysia. There’s simply something special about this cook-it-yourself experience that keeps us coming back for more. Maybe it’s because you don’t actually need to have an expensive 8-course Chinese dinner to get together for a ...

KY eats – Awesome Pork Steak at ANTE, Publika

KY eats – Awesome Pork Steak at ANTE, Publika
By KY Ever since Haze started her gallery shop GoJyu5 at Publika (you should check it out), we’ve been sampling the restaurants there quite a bit, and since the Entertainment App has buy 1 free 1 deal for ANTE, we decided it was time to check it out a couple weeks ago. ANTE, Publika Solaris ...

The Best Theme Parks To Visit in Malaysia & How To Find Them

The Best Theme Parks To Visit in Malaysia & How To Find Them
By vkeong Theme parks are popular and fun-filled destinations where tourists, local and foreign alike flock to create and relive memories. Fortunately for us, Malaysia has many world class theme parks so we never need to travel far to enjoy an amazing day – be it with family or friends. These attractions are great sources ...

Baan Rao Home-Style Thai Recipes @ Petaling Jaya

Baan Rao Home-Style Thai Recipes @ Petaling Jaya
By vkeong Baan Rao is a simple yet classy restaurant that serves Thai food prepared by an all-Thai kitchen team to ensure the authenticity of its food. If you do not visit this neighborhood regularly, you would be surprised to know that Baan Rao actually started off as Thai food stall in the coffee shop ...

Penang Prawn Mee @ Tropikiri, Bukit Mayang Emas

Penang Prawn Mee @ Tropikiri, Bukit Mayang Emas
By vkeong Last year, we discovered this Penang Prawn Mee in Restoran Tropikiri which is in the same row as the famous Wong Poh crab restaurant. The friendly man who operates the stall used to work as a chef in New York selling the same thing. Ang Lee, the Oscar-winning film director was one of ...

TOUAN Yakitori & Robata @ The Table, Isetan The Japan Store KL

TOUAN Yakitori & Robata @ The Table, Isetan The Japan Store KL
By vkeong TOUAN is the latest addition to the already impressive line up of Japanese restaurants at The Table, Isetan The Japan Store KL. Scheduled to open two days later on the 12th June 2017, TOUAN specializes in yakitori and robatayaki but their menu also features many familiar Japanese dishes. Yesterday, we attended a dinner ...

Warung Soho Kelantanese Food @ Sri Hartamas

Warung Soho Kelantanese Food @ Sri Hartamas
By vkeong Nasi Kak Wok / Nasi Mmanggey is without a doubt one of the best things I have tried so far this year. So when a reader named Wan Rohani Wan Hussin suggested that I try something similar at Warung Soho, we went there immediately on the same day itself. Long story short: it ...

Two Pesos Mini Steamboat @ Kota Damansara

Two Pesos Mini Steamboat @ Kota Damansara
By vkeong Two Pesos is a charming steamboat restaurant that started in SS2 and has since expanded into multiple locations in Klang Valley. Despite the ongoing challenges in F&B business, they are doing extremely well and their outlets are usually full house. Sometimes, you even need to queue to get in. Taiwanese style mini steamboat ...

KY eats – Omakase Dinner at Kame Sushi, Sri Hartamas

KY eats – Omakase Dinner at Kame Sushi, Sri Hartamas
By KY Kame Sushi is one of the first Japanese restaurants in KL to offer omakase style dining. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, omakase simply means “a meal consisting of dishes selected by the chef”, so basically you tell the chef what you don’t eat, or allergic to, and the restaurant decides ...

Top 4 New Korean Restaurants To Visit In SS15 Subang Jaya.

Top 4 New Korean Restaurants To Visit In SS15 Subang Jaya.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Another weekend. Another food post. It has been quite an eventful couple of weeks for me. In the past year or so, we saw a handful of new Korean Restaurants sprouting up in town, be it at the ever-congested Subang Jaya square, or out and about the Klang Valley. Trust me ...

Taiwan Original Cake @ Sunway Pyramid

Taiwan Original Cake @ Sunway Pyramid
By vkeong For the last 6 months, Original Cake had been a phenomenon that gripped KL and people were willing to queue hours for it. Now, the fever has reached Penang after they opened their third and fourth outlet at Gurney Plaza and Queensbay Mall. Although I was curious about the cake, I never intended ...
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