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

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

Food Review: Dimsum @ Sun Kim Aik, Falim, Ipoh

Whenever someone asks for suggestions on places to eat dimsum in Ipoh, chances are that people would tell you to go to the ever popular Foh San and Ming Court. While both are undeniably popular, there are many other options both in and around town. One of these under-the-radar dim sum joints, at least up until recently (coz they opened up a new hypermarket around the … Continue reading Food Review: Dimsum @ Sun Kim Aik, Falim, Ipoh

Cheap Dimsum! @ Seng Dimsum, Betong, Thailand

Google ‘breakfast in Betong‘, and chances are you’ll be directed to Seng Dimsum, a Chinese establishment in the centre of town (near the clocktower) that serves cheap dimsum. Back in the days it used to be RM1 per plate (!! ) but with inflation and increasing costs, they now cost 20baht (RM2.55)… which is still cheap, considering most places in Kuala Lumpur serve upwards of … Continue reading Cheap Dimsum! @ Seng Dimsum, Betong, Thailand

Food Review: Yuan Le Dimsum (Formerly Taiji Eatery), Bandar Putri Puchong

It’s always nice to have dimsum on the weekend, and there is certainly no shortage of dimsum joints in Puchong! My favourite is Taiji Eatery in Bandar Putri Puchong, one of the ‘pioneers’ in the area. So when Moo said she saw that they were closed when she passed by recently, I screamed internally. Fortunately, it was a false alarm – they’ve merely renovated the … Continue reading Food Review: Yuan Le Dimsum (Formerly Taiji Eatery), Bandar Putri Puchong

Yumcha: Dimsum Brunch Buffet @ Tai Zi Heen, Pullman KLCC

Malaysia has a huge Cantonese population, so it’s only normal that some Canto culture has trickled into our daily lives. One is ‘yumcha’, which literally translates to ‘drink tea’, referring to the act of going out with friends/family to enjoy dimsum and, well, drink tea. Usually this is done in the early morning, but with people being late risers these days, Tai Zi Heen@ Pullman KLCC … Continue reading Yumcha: Dimsum Brunch Buffet @ Tai Zi Heen, Pullman KLCC

Lunch@ Foh San Dimsum, Ipoh

Undoubtedly one of the best known dimsum joints in Ipoh, Foh San was once a humble shop frequented by locals – but has since expanded to include a couple of shoplots, complete with air conditioning, self-service counters and a more extensive menu. Fam and I came here for lunch one afternoon. While the food quality was decent, the service and hygiene definitely needed a major improvement… … Continue reading Lunch@ Foh San Dimsum, Ipoh

After Workout Dimsum – Zok Noodle House, Bandar Puteri Puchong

After jogging all the calories off at Bukit Jalil Recreation Park, C and I blew it all on a dimsum breakfast. A hefty dimsum breakfast at Zok Noodle House in Bandar Puteri, Puchong. Yes, I know I’ve blogged about them countless times – but this time, since I was here with C, we tried something out of the ordinary stuff I’d order if I was … Continue reading After Workout Dimsum – Zok Noodle House, Bandar Puteri Puchong