Review: Durham @ FMS Ipoh – Breathing New Life To The Oldest Bar In Malaysia

Old-timers might recall FMS, possibly the oldest bar in Malaysia, with an air of nostalgia. Short for the Federal Malay States, it was first opened at Market Street in 1906 by a Hainanese immigrant, before taking up residence in a corner unit along a row of pre-war shoplots in 1923. The bar has served patrons for over a century, and was a popular haunt for … Continue reading Review: Durham @ FMS Ipoh – Breathing New Life To The Oldest Bar In Malaysia

Food Review: Classic Hainanese Chicken Chop @ Yut Sun Restaurant, Taiping

When the Hainanese people migrated out of China in search of better opportunities during the early 19th century, they brought their cooking style with them. Hainanese cuisine quickly gained popularity throughout Southeast Asia, blending with local customs, ingredients and culture to form unique dishes that can only be found in this region. The Hainanese chicken chop, for example, traces its roots back to British Malaya, … Continue reading Food Review: Classic Hainanese Chicken Chop @ Yut Sun Restaurant, Taiping