Soft Boiled Eggs: A Malaysian Breakfast Staple

Walk into any kopitiam in Malaysia for breakfast, and chances are you’ll see at least one table with a plate of soft-boiled eggs, kaya and butter with toast, and a ceramic cup of teh tarik/kopi o. It’s such a ubiquitous thing for Malaysians that some might not even think of it as special (when foreigners ask what we eat for breakfast, most would probably say … Continue reading Soft Boiled Eggs: A Malaysian Breakfast Staple

Brunch and Waffles @ The Owls Cafe, One Space, One City USJ

The Owls Cafe has made a name for itself in the Klang Valley, thanks to its signature waffles and brunch offerings. From a humble little cafe in Bukit Jalil, the brand has since expanded to include The New Chapter by The Owls Cafe at the Calvary Convention Centre, Midorie x The Owls Cafe at MYTown Shopping Centre in Cheras, as well as two outlets at … Continue reading Brunch and Waffles @ The Owls Cafe, One Space, One City USJ

Breakfast @ Alcove Cafe, Port Campbell, Victoria

If you’re spending the night in Port Campbell on your Great Ocean Road journey, The Alcove Cafe is a nice place to grab a quick bite before you leave town. They open from 6AM daily, and the menu has gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan options. Like many of the buildings in this quaint seaside town, it looks and feels rustic and homely. The prices are, however, quite … Continue reading Breakfast @ Alcove Cafe, Port Campbell, Victoria

Review: Trader’s Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Whether for business or leisure, it doesn’t get any more convenient than a stay at Trader’s Hotel. The luxury five-star hotel boasts stunning views of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, and is located literally steps away from the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and KLCC Park. Checked in for a short staycation in one of the hotel’s Executive Twin Towers Rooms. The room was spacious and … Continue reading Review: Trader’s Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Breakfast @ Seven Cafe, Putra Prima

Unlike the commercial centres of Bandar Puteri or Bandar Puchong Jaya, Putra Prima isn’t exactly known for being an ‘atas’ place, being a housing area and all  – so it’s a surprise to find such an Instagrammable cafe nestled within. Enter Seven Cafe, a new spot with pretty chic decor and a decent selection of Western and local fare. This is actually my third attempt … Continue reading Breakfast @ Seven Cafe, Putra Prima

Breakfast With A View: D’Sawah Breakfast @ Kuala Pilah, Negri Sembilan

D’Sawah Breakfast in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan has something that even five-star fine-dining establishments can’t offer – a beautiful view, paired with simple, tasty food, and warm service – the genuine kind that you only find in small towns, where life is laid back and there’s no such thing as a rat race. The shop, located next to the main road, is a simple wooden … Continue reading Breakfast With A View: D’Sawah Breakfast @ Kuala Pilah, Negri Sembilan

Review: Bites Cafe, Lakefields Sg Besi

Update: Bites is now permanently closed.  Tucked into a corner of Lakefields, Sungai Besi, is a charming little cafe painted a bright, cheery yellow. Just looking at the cheerful decor makes you happy – just like the internationally-inspired breakfast meals served here all day long. Welcome to Bites Cafe.  The cafe is filled with colourful characters and tasteful decorations; like this set of nicely painted … Continue reading Review: Bites Cafe, Lakefields Sg Besi

Red Beanbag, Publika KL

Publika is probably the most hipster shopping mall I know of – revolving around the concept of an open art gallery and housing lots of vintagey shops and chic cafes. Every month they feature works from artists both local and abroad, so it’s not surprising to see art pieces, paintings or stuff decorating the mall. It’s also a great place to go hunting for one-of-a-kind pieces, … Continue reading Red Beanbag, Publika KL