KY eats – Yi Pin Seafood Bak Kut Teh, Klang

I’m always in the look out for new bak kut teh places to try out, so when I saw this new stall opening up near Peng Heong Paikut at Klang, I thought I should check it out, hence, Yi Pin Seafood Bak Kut Teh. Yi Pin Seafood Bak Kut Teh, Klang Yi Pin took over ...

KY eats – The Muhibbah Chong Kok Kopitiam, Klang

Can’t believe I didn’t know about this Chong Kok Kopitiam after having stayed closed to Klang for some four years, more spectacularly, it’s located just a stone’s throw away from Seraph Awaken, one of my favorite hand crafted coffee places in all of KL. Chong Kok Kopitiam, Klang For those who were like me, Chong ...

KY eats – Khao Jao Thai Restaurant at Thong Lo, Bangkok

I need to do a better job at posting on this blog, as this was from a trip to Bangkok last year…. Anyway, if you find yourself at Thong Lo, an upscale area in Bangkok with quirky cafes and plenty of Japanese restaurants, this Khao Jao Thai Restaurant is one modern eatery serving pretty traditional ...

KY eats – Notung Kusan Fish Noodle, Kota Kinabalu

Fish noodle is one of my favorite noodle dishes ever, and being situated by the coast with access to great ocean haul and a knack for making the best out of these sea bounty, it’s not secret that Kota Kinabalu offers some of the best seafood noodle restaurants. jewel garupa soup, with kanlau mian on ...

KY eats – Ming Kee Wan Tan Mee, Taman Bukit Maluri

Several weeks ago I found myself at Desa Park City at Yee Hou’s place, with the boy promising that he’d bring me to one of the better wantan mee stalls around the area – Ming Kee Wan Tan Mee at Taman Bukit Maluri. Ming Kee Wan Tan Mee, Taman Bukit Maluri The restaurant is located ...

KY eats – Wan Wan Fish Noodle, Kota Kinabalu

Most everyone knows that Kota Kinabalu, being located by the crystal clear and beautiful South China Sea, is famous for  seafood when it comes to .. well, food. One of the ways to enjoy this sea bounty without having to bring a crowd to a seafood restaurant is by heading to one the few fish ...

KY eats – Penang style Chee Cheong Fun, O&S kopitiam, PJ

Chee Cheong Fun is a dish that’s found in many places in Klang Valley. However, most versions here are of central region, where the sweet sauce is watery, or that they are served with curry, and most of the time, together with yong tau foo, which admittedly I’m also a fan of. chee cheong fun ...

KY eats – Penang Style Kuih Teow Soup, Hock Seng kopitiam, Ara Damansara

Kuih Teow Soup is one of my favorite Penang style hawker dishes, and unfortunately also something that is a bit tougher to find in Klang Valley due to the overlap that pork noodle & classic Teow Chew fishball noodle provides. So whenever I find a good one, I want to document them. Hock Seng Kopitiam, ...

KY eats – Awesome Tomyam Maggi @ Little Rara, Kia Peng, KL

We’re definitely blessed with a great selection of street food in Malaysia, from your typical char kuih teow stalls to burger tepi jalan, to nasi lemak shacks.. but if you look harder, you can also find authentic street food originated from neighboring countries, case in point – Little Rara with its authentic Thai fare. Little ...

KY eats – Liniey Nasi Kerabu Tumis, Kota Bahru

A couple weeks ago I managed to check off the list of states to travel in Malaysia, finally stepped foot in Kelantan after all these years thanks to a colleague’s wedding invitation. ayam bakar, solok ladi, daging bakar While it was only for a short day-trip and the wedding reception involved food, I can’t help ...

KY eats – Apong Guan, Penang

While char kuih teow, laksa, and cendol gets all the attention in Penang, one of the must-eats for me is actually the humble old apong. Specifically, the stalls offering these tiny apong that have been operating at Jalan Burma right outside Union Primary School for decades. Apong Guan, Penang There are only two of such ...

KY eats – Fried Pan Mee, Rasa, Hulu Selangor

A couple weeks ago, Suan made me wake up at 6 in the morning on weekends, just because she needed a trail walking buddy to go to Chilling Falls (we went many years ago). She’s a friend for over two decades, I had no choice but to comply. fried pan mee in all its glory ...

KY eats – Sumptuous Pork Noodle at Ten Noodle, Kota Damansara

KY eats – Sumptuous Pork Noodle at Ten Noodle, Kota Damansara
Pork noodle must be one of the most popular non-halal soup based hawker dish in Klang Valley. It’s in almost every single multi-hawker kopitiam. After all, what’s not to like about a bowl of flavorful soup with all the porky goodness and your favorite choice of noodle? Ten Noodle, Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara, PJ When ...

KY eats – Kagura Japanese Chicken Ramen, Lot 10 KL (Pork Free)

KY eats – Kagura Japanese Chicken Ramen, Lot 10 KL (Pork Free)
While the breath of Japanese cuisine kept advancing in Malaysia, there’s a segment of this food that alienate majority of the population here in Malaysia. See, you can find sushi, sashimi, and yakotiri that are suitable for most everyone to consume for the most part, but when it comes to proper Japanese ramen, the pork ...

KY eats – Tambayan At Kainang Filipino, Authentic Pinoy Food at Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Tambayan At Kainang Filipino, Authentic Pinoy Food at Kota Kinabalu
Before we start, I have a confession. I must admit that of the various ASEAN countries I’ve visited (all except Laos & Cambodia), Filipino food is ranked pretty low on the index of cuisine that gets me excited. Tambayan At Kainang Filipino, Api Api Center, KK I’ve been to the country three times – to ...

KY eats – Simple Old School Breakfasts at Thye Huat Kopitiam, Taman Berkeley

KY eats – Simple Old School Breakfasts at Thye Huat Kopitiam, Taman Berkeley
While many restaurants boosts a certain unique selling point that draws customers with fancy dishes, deco, or exciting new tastes, there also exists those that are none of those – a place that is seemingly running in exactly the same way the day it was established, and through various decades, staying on as a sort ...

KY eats – Awesome Selections at Satey Sri Melaka, Lembah Keramat, KL

KY eats – Awesome Selections at Satey Sri Melaka, Lembah Keramat, KL
When it comes to food that represent Malaysia around different embassies all over the world, satay is probably right on top of the list. Not only it is delicious, these meat on stick is also portable, easy to store, simple to cook, and super convenient to eat. Satay Sri Melaka, Lembah Keramat For most of ...

KY eats – Pork Offal Noodle at Kedai Kopi Wah Juan, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Pork Offal Noodle at Kedai Kopi Wah Juan, Kota Kinabalu
My day job brings me to Kota Kinabalu quite often these days, which is a bit of a blessing when it comes to work travel as this North Borneo city does offer a full package of beautiful ocean & beaches, the magnificent mount KK, and a host of rather unique hawker dishes not easily found ...

KY eats – Ivy Sekinchan fish noodle, Cheras

KY eats – Ivy Sekinchan fish noodle, Cheras
One of the cool things about being slightly known for food is that I get a lot of recommendations to check out food outlets others find delicious, Ivy Sekinchan is one such places introduced by one of my futsal friends who are well aware of my love for fish noodle (particularly how often I ended ...

KY eats – Kuih Teow Basah (halal), Subang Jaya SS15

KY eats – Kuih Teow Basah (halal), Subang Jaya SS15
Penangites always love a proper plate of char kuih teow and would usually regards CKT prepared by non Penang Hokkien as a bit of suspect. So naturally, most of us probably won’t sample char kuih teow manned by a Malay operator, since it’s .. well, usually not at all similar to the “original” version in ...

KY eats – Hailam Rice at Medan Selera 128, Klang

KY eats – Hailam Rice at Medan Selera 128, Klang
For those who stays outside of Klang and Shah Alam, Klang seems like a destination that seems to be quite.. far. However, there are two sides of Klang, before and after the Klang River, for destination before the river, it is actually just 15 minutes from Subang, so if you were to drive to places ...

KY eats – Steamboat at Water Cress Valley, Cameron Highland

KY eats – Steamboat at Water Cress Valley, Cameron Highland
Quite a few moons ago I went up to Cameron Highland for the second time in my life, and as with the last time, I was not entirely prepared by how long the winding road was, and how tiring a drive that can be, not to mention how frustrating it can get when you’re stuck ...

KY eats – Omakase at Sushi Ryu, Platinum Park KLCC

KY eats – Omakase at Sushi Ryu, Platinum Park KLCC
KL has seen a bit of a boom in premium Omakase style Japanese restaurants of late, I’m no historian, but it probably started out with Kame Sushi at Hartamas, then came Oribe at KL, Sou at Mid Valley, Sushi Azabu, and more. Sushi Ryu, Platinum Park KLCC With the increase in popularity of these restaurants, ...

KY eats – Fish Noodle at Little Eat Stall, Pudu

KY eats – Fish Noodle at Little Eat Stall, Pudu
Many of you may be familiar with my affinity with fish noodle. Fresh seafood in an easy to consume, single serving format that fills the stomach with healthy ingredients in a tasty way, what more can we ask for? Well, a few of you have suggested that I should check out Little Eat Stall and ...

KY eats – Foo Hing Dimsum, Puchong

KY eats – Foo Hing Dimsum, Puchong
I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of going to Puchong, and it is due to the reason perhaps most of us view Puchong as – the giant parking lot outside that old IOI shopping mall. Well, after so many moons, I ended up there again on a morning of a public ...

KY eats – Awesome Crabs at Kali Little Restaurant, Klang

KY eats – Awesome Crabs at Kali Little Restaurant, Klang
A couple weeks ago my friend Carol texted a question that I could say no to – it was something to the tune of “Wanna go have some crabs in Klang?” And so, that’s how we ended up at Kali Little in Pandamaran. Kali Little Restaurant, Pandamaran, Klang Kali Little is located at the pretty ...

KY eats – Eel Porridge at Mien Luon Dong Thinh, Hanoi

KY eats – Eel Porridge at Mien Luon Dong Thinh, Hanoi
My style of travel usually involves minimal planning with a few points of interests we’d visit, and pretty much winging it rest of the way. After all, it’s always more exciting to have a bit of surprises and a sense of adventure while at a foreign land, isn’t it? Mien Luon Dong Thinh, fancy some ...

KY eats – Chi Kei Ngao Chap, Macao

KY eats – Chi Kei Ngao Chap, Macao
Good old fashion beef noodle is one of the must-try dishes in Macao or Hong Kong, and if you’re at Taipa area in Macao (where all the fancy big new casinos are), Chi Kei Ngao Chap is perhaps one of those places to check out. Chi Kei Ngao Chap, Broadway Macao Chi Kei is located ...

KY eats – Bamboo Briyani Taste & See, Klang

KY eats – Bamboo Briyani Taste & See, Klang
What’s the similarities between currency exchange and nasi briyani? Well, for one, visiting one of these outlets is always a good idea before heading overseas for any amount of time, and of course, they’re also associated with the Indian Muslim communities in the country. Nasi Briyani Taste & See, Klang Briyani rice is often cooked ...

KY eats – Tuaran Mee Restoran with Lehing, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Tuaran Mee Restoran with Lehing, Kota Kinabalu
In North Borneo, the most often talked about hawker dish by visitors is undoubtedly fish noodle, and justifiably so due to the abundance of great seafood here. However, for the locals, often times a good plate of Tuaran Mee is where it’s at. Tuaran Mee Restoran, Inanam, Kota Kinabalu For those who’re not familiar, Tuaran ...