My sister in law dropped me at Pavilion in Bukit Bintang to meet up with a 3 secondary school class mates.
Pavilion is a high end shopping mall and the Chinese New Year decoration is definitely one of the more extravagant one. Here are the photos I took.
The above photos were from outside the main entrance. Continue reading
I met up with my sister in law and brother in law from Ben’s side of family. We went to Brilliant Nasi Lemak House in Kepong for dinner.
My sister in law and brother in law had the Rendang Chicken Nasi Lemak.
I had the Rendang Pork Nasi Lemak as this is not so common. The nasi lemak is RM9. Continue reading
Here are my second hawker’s meal adventures.
Fried Koay Teow with soy milk.
Ciku for afternoon snack. RM2 (about CAD0.60) for the above.
My father and I went to a Mamak Restaurant for dinner as I wanted to eat Roti Pisang. Besides banana, the roti is also has “kaya” (coconut jam) in it. Sauces are not necessary for this sweet version of roti. Continue reading
My brother in law (my sister’s husband) picked us up from the Kepong station and sent me to my father’s place in Bandar Sri Damansara. My father lives with my brother and family. I have 2 younger brothers. My father lives with the older one while my youngest brother lives with my sister.
The next morning, I went out with my father to drop off my niece for tuition. We then had breakfast at a nearby hawker center. He is a regular customer here.
I had curry rice roll and a few pieces of “yeong tau foo”.
Sugar cane juice for me and warm water for my father. Here, the restaurant charges 50cents for warm water.
My father had Fish Head Vermicelli. I will try this some other time. Continue reading
On the way back to Kampar, we stopped by a temple built in a cave.
The temple name is Ling Sen Tong.
Here are some photos taken in the compound of the temple.
Although we were still very full from the dim sum and some snacks, we just have to have Ipoh Beansprouts Chicken.
We went to this Lou Wong Restaurant.
The Ipoh beansprouts are more plumb and short.
The sauce for the chicken was quite oily but its the sauce that flavours the chicken. Continue reading
Here are some snacks that we had in Ipoh.
Soy milk and soy pudding. My sister bought two of each and it came to RM10 (about CAD3).
The soy pudding is silky smooth.
The famous Ipoh white coffee. RM4.20 (about CAD1.30) for two glasses of iced Ipoh white coffee. Continue reading
After breakfast, we went to explore Concubine Lane.
Concupine Lane is a lane lined with souvenirs shops, clothing store, etc.
A traditional style store front.
A westernized store front.
Tea pots painted with rooster motive to celebrate the Rooster year. Continue reading
The next morning, my sister drove me and my second niece to Ipoh for a half day trip.
We had dim sum for breakfast.
The restaurant is decorated with lanterns and couplets for Chinese New Year celebration.
The dim sum style here is similar to the cart system but without the cart, i.e. servers bring a tray of dim sum around. Continue reading
After lunch at Sunway Pyramid, we went for my niece’s dentist appointment before continuing our journey to Kampar. My niece is starting school in UTAR (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman).
Love the scenery along the way with mountain view. We encountered a very heavy thunder storm during the journey. After dropping off our backpacks at my niece’s place, we went out for dinner.
My nieces (the older one returned 1 week earlier for extra curriculum activities) rented rooms in a nearby house. The house is built specifically for rental to students. Each room has its own bathroom. A room is charged RM300 to RM320 depending on the size. This house has 13 rooms.
We had Chinese meal. Typical condiments served in Malaysia, chopped garlic and Thai chili.
We had a few dishes to go with steam rice; the above is deep fried pork cutlet, Peking style.
Yellow Wine Free Range Chicken was very fragrant. The sauce is great with steam rice. Continue reading