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BM Yam Rice @ Bukit Mertajam, Penang

Whenver I am back to Penang, I will try to head over to BM Yam Rice 大山脚芋饭 at Bukit Mertajam, Penang as one of my favourite dining place. They have been operating this place for more than 30 years and it is a family run business. Over past 1 year, I saw this place had gaining tourist traction and might as well I start to blog about them. What to have here? They are famous for Yam Rice or we…

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Tai Buan Porridge serving Classic Teo Chew porridge @ Penang

Tai Buan Porridge 大满清香粥 at Lebuh Muntri unarguably serve one of the classic Teochew porridge in Penang. I have not been here for the longest time. Most of the time I do not get to enjoy this shop as they only operate on weekdays. Since it was Chinese New Year and I am sick, my parents brought me back here for simple classic comfort food. Operating in heritage area, do prepare to fight with other patrons during peak hours. Operate by…

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Superb beef noodle at Lee Fong Yuen @ Kepong

After saw Joshua posted this bowl of noodle in Facebook, quickly screen shot it then went to hunt over the weekend. Lee Fong Yuen 李芳园, is indeed a hidden gem tucked away in Taman Ehsan, Kepong which had been operating in this area for more than 30 years. currently is helm by 2nd generation as the uncle in the picture is the founder manning the store and daughter is manning the coffee side. Most of the diners here are in…

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Pokok @ MAHSA University, PJ

Seems like dining at Pokok cafe like the in trend. Pokok is located inside Mahsa University in PJ. The big hype on this cafe is that you are dining in a glass house. Therefore do prepare to get warm and enjoy some sun tanned while dining. It depends on which table you are being seated as it could be very warm. Ordering of food is at the counter and pay there. Menu offering is pretty direct from local to western.…

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Top 12 Steet Food in Petaling Street, Chinatown

Constantly my oversea friends ask me what to eat in a few locations, especially Jalan Alor and Petaling Street China town. I have done up what to eat list in Jalan Alor and now coming up with top 12 street food in Petaling Street in KL as a guide. I have hunt half of it and half more to go. The famous stalls are seperated into 2 timing, one in day time and some are in night time. Morning/ Afternoon…

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Famous Kim Soya Bean @ Petaling Street

In KL we do not have the famous Funny Moutain Soya Bean from Ipoh, but we have this famous Kim Soya Bean at Petaling Street. I never knew about this stall till a few months ago. Usually I visited China Town at Petaling street during night time. Rarely would come during day time. So for visitors to Petaling Street, this is one of a soya bean stall that you must stop by as usually it is flock by both locals…

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Ipoh Chicken Rice at Kar Heong Restaurant @ SS14

I was introduce to this place by a friend of mine that this is one of their favourite place for Ipoh Chicken Rice known as Kar Heong Restaurant that located in SS14, Subang. Apparently they are a well known Ipoh Chicken Rice shop in SS14 as they had gain many followers over the years. Parking is not that bad over the weekend as the shop is double frontage. You can access from the front or back. So we ordered the…

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Restaurant Zim Sum @ Macalister Road, Penang

Restaurant Zim Sum in Penang is indeed a famous place for Dim Sum. I was told by my dad that they are the old operater that used to operate the kopitiam opposite KDU, over past 2 years they have move to this new premises and they are well known for cheap dim sum in Penang. One good thing about this dim sum place is that they are pack with variety and I really mean lots of variety. I remember that…

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Sek Yuen Restaurant @ Jalan Pudu

Looking for a good classic Chinese restaurant in KL? Look no further for this legendary Sek Yuen Restaurant that had been operating in Jalan Pudu for decades. Residing in this old classic stand alone shoplot that is brightly lit with 70’s neon like as the building outline is making a huge bee line during Chinese New Year. They are also well known for their dai chow with old classic taste that is mostly run by old folks of family members.…

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Seni Sattisorru Claypot Curry Rice @ Brickfields, KL

I was introduce by my friend that the original Seni Sattisorru Claypot Curry Rice is hidden inside Brickfields. The heart of Little India in KL. He mention that, currently this is one of his favourite place for this Indian Curry Claypot rice that brings a satisfactory kick to him. A place which is rather newly operated which is about 9 months old and did ask the owner on the other outlet mention by other media platform. He mention that that…

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