Your Guide To Different Types of Dimsum

Growing up, my favourite part about weekend mornings was when my parents brought me out for a dimsum breakfast. I loved the hustle and bustle of the dining floor, filled with the chatter of patrons and the clink of plates and chopsticks. I loved the towering baskets of bamboo steamers piled up high on carts that were wheeled to each table, where diners got to … Continue reading Your Guide To Different Types of Dimsum

Trying Out Kuala Lumpur’s OG Hokkien Mee: Kim Lian Kee @ Petaling Street / Chinatown KL

Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown has a storied history. Like many Malaysian cities with a rich tin mining heritage, it started off as a pioneer town, with a large Chinese migrant population. Although Malaya was then under British rule, the colonists often appointed overseers from within the respective communities – and in KL, a “Kapitan Cina” administered over the Chinese. One of these Kapitans, Yap Ah Loy, … Continue reading Trying Out Kuala Lumpur’s OG Hokkien Mee: Kim Lian Kee @ Petaling Street / Chinatown KL

Affordable Crabs: Restoran Hiing Fatt, Batu 14 Puchong

The last time I had crab was three years ago.  Crabs are delicious, but they’re also pricey, which is why we only have them once in a blue moon. The Moomin’s birthday warranted a special occasion, so off we went to get takeaway from Restoran Hiing Fatt in Batu 14 Puchong, which was recommended by a family friend for its affordably priced (yet tasty) crab … Continue reading Affordable Crabs: Restoran Hiing Fatt, Batu 14 Puchong

Review: Teochew-Style Cuisine @ Teow Chew Meng, SS2 Petaling Jaya

Originally from the eastern province of Chaozhou in China, the Teochew people are now spread across the world – including Malaysia where there is a significant diaspora. Its cuisine has influences from the southern Fujian province as well as Canton (Guangdong), with an emphasis on seafood and vegetables as well as a more delicate taste as compared to cuisine from other Chinese regions. Some popular Teochew … Continue reading Review: Teochew-Style Cuisine @ Teow Chew Meng, SS2 Petaling Jaya

Review: Restoran Kong Sai, Bandar Puteri Puchong – Best Poached Chicken In Town

When Restoran Kong Sai first opened in Bandar Puteri Puchong, it quickly gained a reputation for its delicious poached chicken; attracting hordes of hungry diners who would queue to get in over dinnertime. While the resto has since expanded to include the adjacent shop lot, the crowds remain – so it’s best to come early to grab a seat, especially on weekends. The air-conditioned area … Continue reading Review: Restoran Kong Sai, Bandar Puteri Puchong – Best Poached Chicken In Town

Review: Shin Kee Beef Noodles @ Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

Hey guys! It’s been nearly two weeks since my last post – I’ve been travelling, exploring and hustling a couple of side projects, so it’s been super busy! When I do get free time, I just feel like resting and doing something mindless like shoot up things in-game, lol. But gotta keep the blogging going, so here’s a quick food review!  When it comes to … Continue reading Review: Shin Kee Beef Noodles @ Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

Jade Rabbit Mooncake Series & Mid-Autumn High Tea @ Toh Yuen, Hilton Petaling Jaya

It’s that time of the year again!  I’m talking, of course, about the Mid-Autumn Festival, which sees hotels, confectionaries and even cafes pulling out all the stops with their mooncakes. Among them is Hilton Petaling Jaya’s Toh Yuen Chinese restaurant, which recently launched its Jade Rabbit series – inspired by the character from Chinese folklore who lives on the moon and prepares elixirs of life … Continue reading Jade Rabbit Mooncake Series & Mid-Autumn High Tea @ Toh Yuen, Hilton Petaling Jaya

Review: Chee Cheong Fun @ King Restaurant Batu 14 Puchong

Chee cheong fun – aka steamed rice rolls – is a Cantonese Chinese dish originating from Guangdong province. In Malaysia, it’s a pretty common sight at breakfast; either prepared in the traditional Hong Kong-style (with filling in a soy sauce), or served with various fried and boiled goodies such as fishballs, beancurd sheets, chillies stuffed with fish paste, and more. On the recommendation of a Facebook … Continue reading Review: Chee Cheong Fun @ King Restaurant Batu 14 Puchong