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Premium Steamboat at YeZi @ The Roof

I think steamboat is a very Chinese thing. Well, at least here in the Klang Valley, it is. Most of the flourishing steamboat restaurants are filled to capacity, with mainly Chinese diners. We Chinese seem to love cooking our food in boiling broth and then slurping up the soup later. I love steamboat for that […]

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Lam’s Kitchen – a gem in Bukit Jelutong

The folks in Bukit Jelutong are a lucky lot.  With Lam’s Kitchen housed in the neighbourhood mall dishing out delectable food, they certainly have it good, as far as family and casual dining is concerned.  Located just next to Jaya Grocer’s, the simple set-up does not undermine the delicious food coming out from the kitchen. […]

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Unique Seafood @ Kota Damansara

Live seafood swimming in tanks may seem squeamish to some but at Unique Seafood, that’s the only way to serve it.  Freshness is their top priority.  “From the tank to the table” seems to be their motto and seafood lovers can’t be happier. Unique Seafood is one of the earliest restaurants to venture into this […]

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Leng Loong Seafood Restaurant – where Lenggong favourites abound!

This no-frills restaurant serves simple home-style dishes, leaning more towards Kong Sai (or “Kong Xi”) flavours. Its location in Taman Equine may seem a bit off-the-beaten-track but it’s actually fairly easy to get there, coming from the Kesas Highway. The chef is from Lenggong, a little town in northern Perak with a major community of […]

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Blossoms of Fortune for Chinese New Year at Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel

There’s a change in command in the kitchen of Zuan Yuan these days. Chef Heng Sze Hooi, Assistant Chinese Chef together with his team have come up with some delectable dishes for the Chinese New Year, which is just days away. I must say that’s a very refreshing change and things are looking good there. […]

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Have A Teochew Feast at Pak Loh Chiu Chow Restaurant this Chinese New Year

I’ve always liked Teochew cuisine. Teochew dishes tend to be kinder on the palate and stomach due to the gentler cooking methods. Signature Teochew dishes are often prepared over a slow fire, stewed, steamed or just simply sti-fried. Oh, they also do their pickles perfectly.  Pak Loh Chiu Chow Restaurant is one of those restaurants […]

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in style at Noble Mansion, Plaza 33 Petaling Jaya

The name itself speaks volumes.  Noble Mansion – arguably one of the Oriental Group of Restaurants’ most stylish outlets.  Not only is the décor impressive, the whole ambience reminds one of a traditional mansion given an elegant modern twist.  This is also where Executive Chef Justin Hor unleashes his creative flair in the repertoire of […]

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Gourmet Indulgences for Chinese New Year at Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Every year, restaurants vie with each other to come up with innovative ideas for Yee Sang.  So far this year, I’ve tasted a gamut of ingredients in yee sang, from the common salmon to Australian lobster, soft shell crabs and even grilled lamb. In Chynna at Hilton Kuala Lumpur. Chinese Executive Chef Lam Hock Hin […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations at Ee Cuisine, Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya

Weeks before the Chinese New Year, the feasting has already begun.  Now it’s the week before the big celebration, the feasting is now in almost full gear, as can be seen by the packed restaurants around town.  Many companies are holding appreciation feasts for staff and customers… you know, the traditional “sau koong” meals.  And […]

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Lunar New Year Feast at the newly renovated Toh Yuen at Hilton Petaling Jaya

Have you stepped into Toh Yuen, the Chinese restaurant in Hilton Petaling Jaya recently? If you have, then you would appreciate how much better it looks now. It looks less cluttered, brighter and has a classier contemporary elegance about it now. Having undergone quite an extensive renovation, I love the elegant hues of celadon paired […]

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Traditional Chinese New Year in Tao Chinese Cuisine at The Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

What if you just have a small group of 3-4 persons and yet want to enjoy a good 7-course set meal during this coming Chinese New Year? Most Chinese restaurants serve set meals for 10 pax. Well, the good news is that over at Tao Chinese Cuisine at The InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, your party of […]

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Have a Super Prosperous CNY Meal at Restaurant Extra Super Tanker, Damansara Kim

I was told Restaurant Extra Super Tanker is already fully booked on Chinese New Year Eve (18 February 2015) so if you are thinking of having your Reunion Dinner there, you may have to look elsewhere. But, for other days during the Chinese New Year, tables are still available. We had a CNY dinner there […]

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A Reunion to Relish at PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur this Chinese New Year

Whether it’s the all-important reunion dinner or any other meal during the coming Chinese New Year, Si Chuan Dou Hua at the PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur is all geared up with a variety of set menus and Yee Sang specials. The new lunar year will be welcoming the Year of the Goat, according to the Chinese […]

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Savour Flavours of Prosperity at Xin, Concorde Kuala Lumpur

You know that when you step into the grand dining hall of Xin, it’s going to be a delicious trip of traditional Chinese gourmet dining. The splendid golden dragons wrapped on the pillars and the opulent oriental-themed decor have “tradition” stamped on them. And that is exactly what Xin will deliver for the coming Chinese […]

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Spring Reunion this Chinese New Year with Tai Thong Restaurants

The Tai Thong Group of Restaurants needs no introduction. As the largest chain of Chinese restaurants with 14 outlets in Malaysia, Tai Thong is popular whether for a wedding banquet, corporate event or just a dim sum meal. For the upcoming Chinese New Year, the chefs at Tai Thong have prepared several set menus with […]

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