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

Chinese New Year Promotion @ Chin Swee Vegetarian Cuisine Restaurant, Genting Highlands

Celebrations almost never stop in multicultural Malaysia, where you have some sort of festival every other month. Now that the (Western) New Year has passed, it’s time to gear up for the next – Chinese New Year, which falls on January 25. Celebrate the reunion dinner differently this year with a vegan or vegetarian meal at the Chin Swee Vegetarian Cuisine Restaurant in Genting Highlands. … Continue reading Chinese New Year Promotion @ Chin Swee Vegetarian Cuisine Restaurant, Genting Highlands

Review: Hong Kong-Style Hotpot @ Bone & Pot, Bandar Puteri Puchong

Puchong-ites seem to have a love affair with hotpots – just drop by Bandar Puteri Puchong or Bandar Puchong Jaya, and you will be spoilt for choice with the number of establishments serving the specialty. One of these places is Bone and Pot. Even among hotpots, there are a variety of different styles, from Ma La (Sichuan) to Sukiyaki (Japanese). Bone & Pot touts itself … Continue reading Review: Hong Kong-Style Hotpot @ Bone & Pot, Bandar Puteri Puchong

Review: HK Boy Cart Noodle, Bandar Puteri, Puchong

Cart noodles are an iconic part of Hong Kong culture and cuisine. First sold from makeshift carts on the street (hence the name), they were ubiquitous in the city in the 1950s. The dish, which allowed diners to mix and match noodles with a variety of ingredients, was popular among the working class for being cheap, filling and tasty. Owing to poor hygiene practices, they … Continue reading Review: HK Boy Cart Noodle, Bandar Puteri, Puchong

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