Taiwanese Fried Chicken and Street Snacks @ Monga, Damansara Uptown

Before the boba tea craze, there was the Taiwanese fried chicken craze. I remember a time when Taiwanese fried chicken shops were popping up everywhere around Malaysia – Hot Star, Shihlin, Fried Chicken Master, J & G… but like many ‘trendy’ foods, of these, only a handful remain. Among them is Monga, a late entrant into the market which seems to be holding its own. … Continue reading Taiwanese Fried Chicken and Street Snacks @ Monga, Damansara Uptown

Food Review: Ichimachi Taiwanese & Japanese Cuisine, Bandar Puteri Puchong

Hey guys! Been awhile since the last update – so I’m dropping by with a quick post to make sure this blog isn’t completely dead, lol. S and I initially wanted to grab BBQ buffet dinner at Ruk Mookata in Bandar Puteri Puchong last weekend, but after considering the price, we decided to check out a new, cheaper place just across the road that serves … Continue reading Food Review: Ichimachi Taiwanese & Japanese Cuisine, Bandar Puteri Puchong

Review: Shihlin Taiwanese Snacks, Jaya Shopping Center

I remember a time when Taiwanese street snacks were all the rage in KL, with stores like Hot Star Fried Chicken and Snowflake popping up faster than mushrooms in the rain. Most of these are long gone, but not Shihlin. Shihlin is, for some reason, still going strong, despite its relatively limited menu. And once in awhile, when the craving for oyster mee sua comes … Continue reading Review: Shihlin Taiwanese Snacks, Jaya Shopping Center

Comforting Taiwanese Fare @ Taipei Taipei, Cheras Leisure Mall

  A friend of mine went backpacking to Taiwan recently. I was piqued by all the photos he shared: beautiful parks and mountain regions,busy streets packed with delicious food, and modern architecture in a bustling metropolis. This relatively small island nation is one of the most densely populated places in the world and it’s people are mostly ethnic Chinese. You might even find some of … Continue reading Comforting Taiwanese Fare @ Taipei Taipei, Cheras Leisure Mall