We went to IKEA Damansara last month to buy a new desk— and hopefully have The Hubs try their famous meatballs — but the food court was so packed we just got the furniture and had lunch somewhere else. Which was a shame, as I was looking forward to enjoying the food again (the last… Read More Food at IKEA Malaysia – What Do You Usually Get?
You’ve probably heard of pan mee (or ban mian, literally ‘board noodles’), the popular Chinese noodle dish served in soup, with various condiments such as minced pork and anchovies. But did you know that chilli pan mee is a wholly Malaysian invention? Chilli pan mee traces its roots to Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur in 1985—the… Read More Super Kitchen Chilli Pan Mee, Damen Mall USJ
The Hubs and I were looking for things to do over the weekend that didn’t involve a mall (but would still have air conditioning, lol) so like the true nerds we are, we ended up at the National Planetarium (Planetarium Negara) in Kuala Lumpur. My last visit here was solo, and it was almost seven… Read More Revisiting The National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur in 2022
Uncle Don’s is a popular resto-bar chain with close to 30 outlets in Peninsula Malaysia. The brand is known for its relatively affordable Western and Asian fusion cuisine, served alongside draught beers and other alcoholic beverages. It also has a catchy tagline, ie “Dine like a Don Everyday!” There aren’t too many affordable bistro-style eateries… Read More Uncle Don’s @ IOI Boulevard, Puchong Jaya
Founded in 1987, Nando’s is a South African restaurant chain specializing in peri-peri style chicken, which has a distinctively tangy taste, thanks to its blend of lemon, pepper, and vinegar used in its marinade. In Malaysia, Nando’s has numerous outlets – including one at D’Pulze Mall in Cyberjaya, where N and I dropped by for… Read More Peri-Peri Chicken @ Nando’s, D’Pulze Cyberjaya
*Cover photo for illustration purposes only — not the actual robot at the outlet. If you told me 20+ years ago that we’d be living the sci-fi dream today, I would probably have laughed in your face. After all, I grew up in the 1990s—the days of Web 1.0, when mobile phones were clunky behemoths… Read More Robo Servers @ BarBQ Plaza, IOI Mall
The term ‘brain fog’ has been—pardon the pun—on everyone’s mind lately, no thanks to COVID. Although not an official medical condition, enough patients have reported similar symptoms to warrant research, like this one by Chinese researchers which seems to show persistent impairment in sustained attention in patients that have otherwise recovered from COVID. So what… Read More 28.3.22 – Thoughts
Tiffin made its debut back in 2016 as a culinary pop-up called Tiffin Food Court, which ran for a month or two each time at various spots around town. It quickly made a name for itself as ‘the’ hottest makan spot – thanks to its unique “Malaysian food court with a twist” concept, featuring fusion… Read More KL’s Hottest Culinary Playground: Tiffin At The Yard @ Sentul Depot, Kuala Lumpur