Glutinuous Rice Dumplings (Bak Zhang) @ Tavoy Road, Penang

One of my favourite snacks would definitely be ‘bak zhang’ or glutinuous rice dumplings stuffed with pork wrapped with lotus leaves. Traditionally eaten during the Chinese festival “Duan Wu Jie“, this delicious savoury dumpling is also being sold throughout the year. My usual haunt for this snack would be at this stall off Burmah Road, […]

Yap Hup Kee Hakka Yong Tau Foo @ Pudu, KL

When Matt asked me recently what I felt like for lunch, I immediately said “chee cheong fun! with Yong tau foo!” I haven’t had good yong tau foo in ages and I was also craving for some chee cheong fun KL style – sweet beanpaste sauce (‘tim cheong’) and all! And so Matt took over […]

Mee CRC @ Larut Cafe

At the corner of Larut Road and Bawasah Road lies a little kopitiam that normally wouldn’t catch one’s eye. But you shouldn’t dismiss this quiet old kopitiam several doors away from Dorsett Hotel (ex Sheraton Hotel), because it is where you can find the very unique Mee CRC. They serve 2 types of mee here […]

Buck Cafe @ Phileo Damansara

My recent trip to KL turned out to be a ‘visiting-friend’s-shops/restaurant/cafe’ trip. Somehow, a friend or a friend of a friend etc.. are all entrepreneurs now, which is great! One such friend of a friend had recently started a cafe business at Phileo Damansara 1 called Buck Cafe. And so we dropped by one evening […]

Chee Cheong Fun @ Macalister Lane

I must admit that I’m not a big fan of Chee Cheong Fun (rice sheet rolls) unless, the Chee Cheong Fun is from the stall at Macalister Lane. I can’t help it, I’m picky when it comes to my Chee Cheong Fun because, in my humble opinion, not everyone can make a yummy-licious plate of […]