Meal for Two: S’mores, Bangsar South

The Moomin’s eye doctor is located at Nexus Bangsar South, so I’ve been hanging around the neighbourhood a lot lately (her eye is much better now, but we’ve been doing follow-ups regularly because it wasn’t healing as quickly as it should due to age). On one of these follow-ups, we checked into S’mores for lunch. The place has been around since Nexus opened and touts … Continue reading Meal for Two: S’mores, Bangsar South

Thong Kee Kopitiam, Puchong – One of Puchong’s Best Breakfast Spots

A classic Malaysian breakfast typically consists of toast with kaya and butter plus half boiled eggs, washed down with a nice cup of coffee or tea. You will find this and more at Thong Kee Kopitiam in Puchong. The shop also ups the ante with something you’d normally see in bakeries rather than kopitiams: croissants. Video: Originally from Pahang, Thong Kee started off as a … Continue reading Thong Kee Kopitiam, Puchong – One of Puchong’s Best Breakfast Spots

Spices – Indian Claypot Rice (Sattisoru) @ Restoran Try To Eat, Rawang

Claypots have been used in traditional cooking for centuries and across many different cultures. It is said that the porous quality of clay helps to retain the food’s nutritional value, whilst also giving the dish an earthy aroma and deeper flavours. Here in Malaysia, claypot chicken rice is very popular among the Chinese diaspora. It usually contains chopped pieces of chicken, salted fish, chives and … Continue reading Spices – Indian Claypot Rice (Sattisoru) @ Restoran Try To Eat, Rawang

Quarantine Meals ! – Of Dimsum, Nasi Lemak and Char Kuey Teow

Hey guys! It’s technically Day 51 of the Movement Control Order here in Malaysia. I will be resuming work at the office tomorrow. After nearly 2 months, it’s time to say hello again to traffic jams. Originally, the MCO was supposed to be lifted on May 12 – but the government has already allowed businesses to reopen from May 4. It’s all very confusing: on … Continue reading Quarantine Meals ! – Of Dimsum, Nasi Lemak and Char Kuey Teow

The Best Fried Chicken From Fast Food Chains in Malaysia: Ranked

After over a month in isolation… I FINALLY. got. to. eat. Fried chicken.  Ever since the start of the movement control order here in Malaysia due to the COVID pandemic, my diet has been nothing but healthy, homecooked meals that are either a) steamed, b) boiled or c) stir-fried. And bland, because less salt, less sugar, less oil, less everything. Of course, I’m not complaining – … Continue reading The Best Fried Chicken From Fast Food Chains in Malaysia: Ranked

Support Local Businesses ! Mee Jawa @ Restoran Wai Wai, Meranti Jaya Puchong

Hey guys! I hope everyone is keeping safe and healthy. A little update here on the quarantine life in Malaysia: it’s day 27 of the Movement Control Order, which means that it has almost been a month since all but essential businesses were told to close, and everyone instructed to stay in their own homes. Enforcement has gotten tighter because there are still people going … Continue reading Support Local Businesses ! Mee Jawa @ Restoran Wai Wai, Meranti Jaya Puchong

6 Affordable Malaysian F&B Outlets You Can Order From During The MCO

Food delivery services have seen a huge surge in demand since the movement control order came into place in Malaysia on March 18. While fast food is always an option for its relatively affordable price and convenience, we must not forget to support our local restaurants and F&B outlets, as these are the businesses suffering the most at this critical time. Let’s support them where … Continue reading 6 Affordable Malaysian F&B Outlets You Can Order From During The MCO

Nasi Campur Murah @ D Hamodal Cafe, Petaling Jaya

My colleague V has been raving about this place in Petaling Jaya that sells affordable and tasty Malay dishes – so we went to try it out recently! Dubbed D Hamodal Cafe, the cafeteria-style establishment serves nasi campur (mixed rice – ie a variety of different dishes that you can pick and mix to pair with rice). It is popular among the factory and office … Continue reading Nasi Campur Murah @ D Hamodal Cafe, Petaling Jaya