Food Review: Cafe Hopping Around Chinatown

Chinatown is a backpacker haven and now also a hipster haven, what with the development of various unique cafes scattered around Chinatown, which is filled with British colonial style architecture; the perfect blend of rustic and modern – no wonder these cafes in Kuala Lumpur are thriving! This review details my experience hopping from cafe…

Photo Diary: Hawker Scene, Penang

Nasi Kandar Merlin, Penang This restaurant was recommended by my relatives, whom I consider to be connoisseur’s, and although I visited with the intention to devour their infamous fish roe curry, that dish was unavailable during our visit as it isn’t prepared daily; nonetheless, what my family and I ate was scrumptious! Pictured above is hard-boiled…

Photo Diary: Chin’s Stylish Chinese Cuisine, Penang

Located atop the ocean, this restaurant is definitely stylish; the interiors are interesting, with brightly coloured everything and art scattered atop the ceiling. My family and I, invited by a friend of the family, had the pleasure of tasting their 14 meal course, which was indeed delectable; unfortunately, I didn’t manage to capture each dish…

Food Review: The Ganga Cafe

Here is a fluff free review of The Ganga Cafe, Bangsar: Notable Mentions: All-You-Can-Eat Vegetarian Buffet Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Average Pricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) Tips: –  Additional Information: The vegetarian buffet is RM16 per person, which is inconceivable considering the quality of the food, the taste of the food, and the variety of…

Food Review: Manda De Laos

Here is a fluff free review of Manda De Laos in Luang Prabang, Laos: Notable Mentions: Crunchy Rice Salad with Sour Sausage or Coconut Creme Brulee Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Excellent – constantly asking for feedback while also being attentive and chatty Ambiance: Excellent – the restaurant is based around a UNESCO classified lotus pond…

Food Review: Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodles

Here is a fluff free review of the Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodles hawker stall based in Chinatown, Singapore: Notable Mentions: H.K Soya Sauce Chicken with Rice Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Expect a typical hawker centre  Pricing: Cheap (SGD 2 onwards) Tips: Arrive before 10.30 a.m. Additional Information: This hawker stall recently…

Food Review: Bakar

Here is a fluff free review of Bakar, Bangsar: Notable Mentions: Short Ribs Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Average Ambiance: Good – the interior is sleek and minimal Pricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 20) to Expensive (RM 60 – RM 100 and above) Tips:  The establishment is small so perhaps book in advance if you’re going…

Food Review: DC Restaurant

Here is a fluff free review of DC Restaurant, T.T.D.I: Notable Mentions: The 7 course meal offers a burst of varying flavours and textures, almost like a symphony for the tongue Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Excellent Ambiance: Good – simple and intimate Pricing: Expensive (RM 120 onwards) Tips: Make a reservation! Additional Information: The menu changes monthly, depending on what…

The Trinity of Eggs-tasy

Malaysia has succumbed to yet another trend but this trend is edible and one I can most definitely live with – in case the title wasn’t obvious, that trend is food doused in salted egg yolk! Although Malaysians are familiar with eating dishes prepared with salted egg yolk, there has been an influx of innovative…

Top Three Super Smoothie Surprises

I remember the first time I tasted an acai bowl: a sweltering day in Singapore that was mainly spend in air conditioned places with my best friend, who was excited to introduce me to Project Acai, especially as she knows I love any type of berry or smoothie or even better, both combined! After my…