Tau Foo Fah & Soyamilk @ Dao, Puchong Jaya

Back when I was still working at the newspaper, I did a business story on the gentrification of street food; ie, well-loved local hawker favourites such as popiah, oh-chien and nasi lemak being repackaged and sold in a ‘nicer’ setting (comfortable, with air conditioning), to serve a younger crowd. This was back in 2014, when the trend was just starting to emerge. Fast forward seven … Continue reading Tau Foo Fah & Soyamilk @ Dao, Puchong Jaya

Champagne and Wine Flavoured Mooncakes? @ Shanghai JW Marriott KL and Li-Yen, Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur

After Chinese New Year, the Mid-Autumn Festival/Mooncake Festival is probably the next most important celebration in Chinese culture. Held on the 15th day of the 8th month in the lunar calendar, the festival has origins dating back thousands of years and is rooted in moon worship. Today,it is celebrated in many parts of the world where there are Chinese communities, including in Malaysia! Families come together … Continue reading Champagne and Wine Flavoured Mooncakes? @ Shanghai JW Marriott KL and Li-Yen, Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur