KY eats – Lebuh Presgrave 888 Prawn Mee & Loh Mee, Penang

Last week I went back up to Penang for a bit and managed to meet up with Evon for a late afternoon “tea time” noms. The lady suggested prawn mee at Lebuh Presgrave, I am always happy to get some prawn mee in the system, so why not? 888 Hokkien Mee at Lebuh Presgrave (or ...

KY eats – Chai Leng Park Yam Rice, Seberang Jaya, Penang

Yam Rice is something of a specialty that’s often forgotten when it comes to Penang food, for one, it is not exactly a famous dish from the island, but rather on the mainland. Additionally, it is also a little bit difficult to call it a “hawker food” as this is more of a full blown ...

KY eats – Teow Chew Fishball Noodle at Restoran Mei Keng, Off Jalan 222

Restoran Mei Keng is one of my routine Sunday pre-futsal breakfast stops, located just off Jalan 222, the restaurant occupies the other corner lot on the same row of shop lots that also houses the more famous Ahwa Hokkien Mee (night) Mei Keng kopitiam, off Jalan 222 I’ve decided to give the Teow Chew Fishball ...

KY eats – Ngau Hor (beef noodle) at New Apollos, Subang USJ 4

Ngau Hor, or Cantonese style fried beef noodle, isn’t exactly a dish that is offered in many places. Truth be told, I can’t say that I’ve tried many ngau hor in my life, but if you ask me which one I’ll have right now, this version at New Apollos kopitiam will be my take. New ...

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 Loh Mee at Do Re Mi, Ara Damansara

Penang hokkien mee, or prawn mee as it is usually called here in Klang Valley, is one of the more iconic dishes from the island known for its good hawker food. While prawn mee is quite available this part of the country, its sister dish – loh mee, is quite a bit trickier to find. ...

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 – Top 1 Chicken Rice, Klang

Last week mom was here for a bit, so naturally it was my duty as a son to bring her form some breakfast worthy of trying. And since we’ve had bak kut teh, and red wine mee suah the day prior, I thought it was appropriate that we try one of the other less “normal” ...

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 – Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap, Kota Kinabalu
Another Kota Kinabalu’s favorite is apparently their beef noodle, and for whatever reasons, it took me quite a while before my first try, I suppose it has to do with beef noodle being quite readily accessible in Klang Valley, unlike some of the other more unique dishes (Tuaran mee, for example) Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap, ...

KY eats – Taiping Oyster Omelette, Taman Tasik Food Centre

KY eats – Taiping Oyster Omelette, Taman Tasik Food Centre
This taiping oyster omelette has a bit of a personal back story. About ten years ago, the then gf of mine and I went on a trip up north, and on the way back to KL we stopped by Taiping for a bit of touristy sightseeing, night safari at the Taiping Zoo (definitely worth it ...

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 – Kah Ping Mee Hoon Kuih (Pan Mee) at Jalan Gelugor, Klang

KY eats – Kah Ping Mee Hoon Kuih (Pan Mee) at Jalan Gelugor, Klang
When it comes to food in Klang, one would usually point to bak kut teh, but if you dig in a little bit deeper, there are other gems hidden in this older part of the valley which you may not find in other places – one of such treasure is mee hoon kuih, or Klang’s ...

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 – Bun Oc (snail soup), Hanoi

KY eats – Bun Oc (snail soup), Hanoi
Part of the charm of visiting a new city is to try some of the local dishes, and when it comes to Hanoi, there are plenty to choose from, with one of them being Bun Oc, or snail soup. bun oc hawker by the streets of Hanoi While this dish may sound a little weird ...

KY eats – Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee at Petaling Jaya

KY eats – Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee at Petaling Jaya
It was back in 2014 or 15 that I first heard about this Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee in USJ, and as a major curry mee fan (of any variety), I paid obviously paid a visit and wrote about it. Hai Keng kopitiam Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee However, USJ wasn’t known for the best ...