Review: Ho Kee Seafood Steamboat Restaurant, Bandar Puchong Jaya

It’s been raining a lot lately – and what better way to warm up than with a nice. bubbling hotpot dinner? Braving the downpour, we drove to Ho Kee Seafood Steamboat Restaurant in Bandar Puchong Jaya, on the recommendation of a friend of Moo’s. The place is pretty popular, judging from the Saturday night crowd. The ground level is air conditioned, but we didn’t want … Continue reading Review: Ho Kee Seafood Steamboat Restaurant, Bandar Puchong Jaya

Review: Big Fish, Small Fish @ 1Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama

My current workplace is close to 1Utama Shopping Centre, so I thought of stopping by for lunch. The mall was packed even though it was a weekday, and there were long queues snaking out of several restos – so I decided to do takeaway and just enjoy my meal at the office. Came across a fish and chips place called Big Fish, Small Fish, which … Continue reading Review: Big Fish, Small Fish @ 1Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama

Affordable Crabs: Restoran Hiing Fatt, Batu 14 Puchong

The last time I had crab was three years ago.  Crabs are delicious, but they’re also pricey, which is why we only have them once in a blue moon. The Moomin’s birthday warranted a special occasion, so off we went to get takeaway from Restoran Hiing Fatt in Batu 14 Puchong, which was recommended by a family friend for its affordably priced (yet tasty) crab … Continue reading Affordable Crabs: Restoran Hiing Fatt, Batu 14 Puchong

Toyosu, Tokyo : An Inside Look Into The World’s Largest Seafood Market

When I initially received the assignment to check out what goes on behind-the-scenes at Toyosu (aka the world’s largest seafood market) – I wasn’t looking forward to it. The itinerary looked crazy (waking up at 2AM, tuna cutting at 3AM, tuna auction at 4!?) … and it wasn’t exactly the Maldives. But I also knew it wasn’t a privilege afforded to many, so what was … Continue reading Toyosu, Tokyo : An Inside Look Into The World’s Largest Seafood Market

Review: Pontoon @ St Kilda Beach, Melbourne – Best Eggplant Fries Ever!?

Melbourne is widely touted to be one of the world’s most livable cities – and for good reason. Not only does the city play home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, it also has gorgeous nature and sandy beaches just a stone’s throw away from the city centre. One of these beautiful spots – also Melbourne’s most popular beach – is St Kilda. A … Continue reading Review: Pontoon @ St Kilda Beach, Melbourne – Best Eggplant Fries Ever!?

FoTD: Nasi + Sotong Goreng Kunyit (Turmeric-Fried Squid with Rice)

Hey guys and welcome to another edition of FoTD – where I attempt to introduce dishes that are commonly found in Malaysia! Today’s dish will be Sotong Goreng Kunyit; ie turmeric-fried squid – one of my regular lunch meals. 😀 What Is Turmeric?  For those not familiar with Asian spices, turmeric is a flowering plant commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisine. It has an earthy, … Continue reading FoTD: Nasi + Sotong Goreng Kunyit (Turmeric-Fried Squid with Rice)

Giant Fried Scallops – Tonkatsu Anzu @The Table, ISETAN The Japan Store KL

Surrounded on three sides by sea, the Aomori prefecture in Japan is famed for its abundance of fresh seafood – in particular, giant scallops, some of which are as large as a human fist. Being the blessed KL-ites that we are, one will not have to fly far for a taste, as they can be found breaded and deep fried to juicy perfection at Tonkatsu … Continue reading Giant Fried Scallops – Tonkatsu Anzu @The Table, ISETAN The Japan Store KL