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Taka by Saito KL

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by Bu Pun Su 1 month ago

I have not been to KL for perhaps 20+ years and when they happened (early) this year, I liked my meal here Sushi Saito Tokyo is one of the most famous sushi-ya in Japan. Reservation has been no...

Kuala Lumpur - Simply Penang at the Sunway Pyramid

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by klyeoh 7 years ago

I normally only write about good restaurants, but I made an exception this time as Simply Penang, at the Egyptian-themed Sunway Pyramid mall, was absolutely horrendous, and I thought any prospectiv...

Kuala Lumpur - Burmese Mohinga Noodles at Little Myanmar

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by klyeoh 7 years ago

Lebuh Pudu in KL's old downtown (between Jalan Tun Tan Siew Sin & Jalan Tun H S Lee is the city's Little Myanmar district. There are officially about 270,000 Burmese migrant-workers in Malaysia, ma...

[Seremban, Malaysia] Hawker Eats at the Seremban Main Market

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by klyeoh 4 years ago

Seremban is the often overlooked city which lies mid-way between Kuala Lumpur and historic Malacca. It's a mere 1 hour's drive from KL, and has its own Chinese cuisine, Hakka-influenced, in contras...

[Kuala Lumpur] Chow Hunt in Chow Kit

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by klyeoh 3 years ago

Chow Kit is KL's roughest & grimiest neighbourhood, populated by some of KL's most violent characters. The place is full of drug pushers and drug addicts, street hookers (including transsexuals/tra...

Best Malaysian food places

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by bloodboy 3 years ago

I'm in Chow Kit at the moment but will head somewhere else tonight maybe. I would like to find the best restaurants or street places or wherever I can the best Malaysian food only. I travel a bi...

[Malaysia] Itinerary help needed by NYC Chowhound

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by Peter Cuce 4 years ago

Hi folks I'm coming to Malaysia for 2 weeks in early March - it's coming up fast. I'm meeting a friend there who recognizes good food but doesn't center her life around it the way I do. My main ...

[Penang] Ayer Itam Asam Laksa

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by klyeoh 3 years ago

68 years old and counting - this Air Itam dining icon still pulls in the crowd every day. Currently run by Ang Kar Seong, 67, who's almost as old as the stall started by his late mother. The elder ...

[Penang] "Ban Chang Kueh" or Chinese Peanut Pancake

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by klyeoh 3 years ago

"Ban Chien Kueh"/慢煎粿 (known as "Meen Chien Kueh"/面煎粿 in Singapore and "Dai Gao Meen"/大块面 in Ipoh & Kuala Lumpur) is a thick, traditional Hokkien/Fujianese pancake, filled with crushed peanuts, suga...

[Penang] Best Nasi Padang at Nasi Padang Minang, Transfer Road

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by klyeoh 3 years ago

This amazing Nasi Padang spot was started by the late Padang-born Madam Ardaini Sabar in 1987. Indonesia's loss was Penang's gain - Ardaini moved to Penang in 1971 after marrying Mr Alias Abdul Rah...

Kuala Lumpur - Fabulous Nepali Cuisine at Khukri Restaurant

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by klyeoh 7 years ago

Named after the lethal curved blade used by Nepali Gurkhas both as a tool & a weapon, Khukri Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur's "Little Nepal" area (behind Kotaraya) serves up a fabulous selection of 100...

Penang - "2 Sisters" Char Koay Teow, MacAlister Road

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by klyeoh 7 years ago

The 2 Sisters Char Koay Teow in Lam Heng Cafe, 183 MacAlister Road, had been known as one of the best purveyors of Penang-style fried koay teow for over 50 years, before one of the sisters passed a...

[Malacca, Malaysia] Aunty Lee's - the best Nyonya restaurant in town?

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by klyeoh 4 years ago

It's been 6 years since Singapore's top food-blogger, Chubby Hubby, wrote about Aunty Lee's, a little eatery on the edge of Malacca town, which purportedly serves the "best" Nyonya cuisine in town....

Penang, Malaysia Report from SF Chowhounder

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by goldangl95 4 years ago

We spent a few days around Georgetown, some notes: If you want to eat at Kabaya book ahead of time, they were a bit standoffish (we walked in to make a reservation and asked us to call instead) ...

Kuala Lumpur - restaurant and wine. Help!

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by Asomaniac 4 years ago

I have been in KL for a few days with work and tomorrow night can finally explore the food scene a bit (leaving on Saturday morning). I would be very interesting in a restaurant where I can try exc...

Kuala Lumpur - A Taste of Malaysian Chilli Crabs!

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by klyeoh 7 years ago

Aaah, Chilli Crabs - the quintessential must-order dish for many a foreign gourmet/gourmand/glutton visiting Singapore for the first time. Chilli crab to me is comfort food, a taste of childhood, s...

[Malacca, Malaysia] Best "Cendol" at Aunty Koh's, Bukit Rambai

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by klyeoh 4 years ago

For a taste of the milkiest, richest "cendol" in Malacca, make a beeline for Aunty Koh's, a small zinc-roofed, ramshackle dessert spot along Jalan Batang Tiga, off Jalan Klebang, roughly 15 minutes...

Malaccan-Portuguese cuisine at Simply Mel's, Kuala Lumpur

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by klyeoh 5 years ago

Simply Mel's is one of the rare few Malaccan-Portuguese eateries in Kuala Lumpur, and perhaps the best one in town. What we tried: - Papa Vincent's "Pikadel Pesce": Fish croquettes. - "I...

[Ipoh, Malaysia] Traditional home-cooked Cantonese flavours at Wong Koh Kee

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by klyeoh 4 years ago

Wong Koh Kee on Yee Lai Hong (Concubine Lane) has been operating for over 70 years. It's currently run by the 4th-generation of the Wong family who started it during the Japanese Occupation years i...

Malacca, Malaysia - Teochew dinner at the 80-year-old Teo Soon Loong Chan

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by klyeoh 5 years ago

For over 80 years, Teochew food connoisseurs (including Singapore's ex-President Ong Teng Cheong and ex-Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong) have made a beeline to the dinghy, nondescript-looking little e...