KL 2017 Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

On my second layover in Seattle, my flight to YVR was cancelled due to snow in Vancouver. My flight was rebooked on a flight 3 hours later.

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Since I had plenty of time to kill, I took Ben’s advice to have lunch at Beecher’s Handmade Cheese.

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I had their “World’s Best” Mac & Cheese. It was very rich.

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I also had their flagship, basil & tomato grilled cheese sandwich. Continue reading

KL 2017 Mr. Dak-galbi

On my last dinner in Kuala Lumpur, my sister and family and my youngest brother went to Setia Walk for a Korean dinner.

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We went to Mr. Dak-galbi. I had tried this type of of Korean dish when I visited Seoul last spring.

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We started off with some complementary soup.

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Some banchan appetizers.

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The raw food arrived on the table in a large pan with a ring to prevent splatter. We had the stir fried chicken marinated in their secret traditional Korean chili sauce. It comes with rice cake, cabbage, potato slices, sliced onion and leek. Continue reading

KL 2017 Restoran Jin Xuan Hong Kong

It was a special day for my niece. I am glad that I can attend this special day of hers and may the Lord blesses her with a lifetime of love.

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After the ceremony, we went to Puchong Jaya for dim sum.

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We went to this Hong Kong dim sum restaurant called Jin Xuan.

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This restaurant offers two styles of serving dim sum. The deep fried and baked items will be brought out in a large tray to your table for you to select.  Continue reading

KL 2017 Heong Kee Seafood Restaurant

On the last Sunday of the weekend on my stay in Kuala Lumpur, my sister, youngest brother, my niece came from Puchong to my father’s place to bring us out for dinner. My sister in law and her twin sons also joined us.

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We went to Heong Kee Seafood Restaurant in Selayang which is one of the family favourite.

We had “Yin Choy Seong Tong” which is a vegetable dish served in soup. This dish kills two birds with one stone, i.e. we can have vegetables and soup in one dish.

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One of the signature item in this restaurant is “la la”, a kind of clams Apparently, they did not have the thin shell clam which is more flavourful  when we were there. Nevertheless, we just had whatever they had on that day. We opted the “kum heong” style cooking which is cooked with dried shrimp and some spices. It was a little spicy.

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Another signature dish of this restaurant is the curry fish head. We had a mixture of fish head and meat. My twin nephews love this dish. Continue reading

KL 2017 Naughty Nuri’s

I met up with another 3 of my ex-colleagues over the last weekend of my visit to Kuala Lumpur.

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The organizer suggested the above Indonesian restaurant.

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I was surprised at the exhibits at the entrance of the restaurant. Apparently, the restaurant specializes in pork dishes.

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I had an Indonesia special drink; Kedondong Asam Boi which turned out to be very fibrous. It is RM11 (about CAD3.35).

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The four of us shared three dishes. The portion is big and it’s more than enough for us to share. Continue reading

KL 2017 Ipoh Road Yong Tau Foo

My brother brought me, my father and my niece out for dinner. Due to some traffic caused by an accident, he changed his plan.

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We went for Ipoh Road Yong Tau Foo instead. This is a franchise yong tau foo restaurant which used to be in Ipoh Road since 1979.

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We ordered a few white tofu, eggplants, bitter gourds and chilis.

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And some deep fried dumpling (“sui gao”) and “fu jook”. Continue reading