Sunday, May 22, 2011

Puchong Yong Tau Hu @ Batu 14, Puchong, Selangor

This restaurant is rather popular with non-stop stream of customers going into this shop. What make them so special is the freshness of their yong tau hu preparation and they have variety of food served here other than yong tau hu. Other than that, the yong tau hu size is rather big.

For those who don't quite yong tau foo, they can also have pan mee, paper wrapped chicken and rendang chicken here. If you want something different when it comes to yong tau fu, this is a place to try.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. The yong tau hu is only cooked just before serving. This way, you will get a fresher and better yong tau hu taste. Its succulent and taste of original fish. The soup is delicious and sweet but I don't feel thirsty at all. Probably it make from real ikan bilis (anchovies) rather than MSG stock).
Price:6/10(Moderate. The food shown below priced at MYR26. Each piece of yong tau hu is rather big stuffed with maximum fish paste).


Their soup based yong tau hu is unique with green leafy vegetables. For soup based, they have chili, bitter gourd, ladies finger, dumplings & tauhu.

Looks good rite?

Fried yong tau hu version. They have fried fritter, brinjal and fu chuk for fried version.

Assorted sauce to dip your yong tau hu.

They got special barley with fu chuk (bean curd slice) drink. Thumbs up.

They enjoy good business during lunch time.

Look out for this shop. Located very near to Han Ming Chinese school and it is just opposite Batu 14 Primary school. Enjoy it!

Address:
Lot 105, Batu 14,
Jalan Besar, Kampung Baru Puchong,
Selangor.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Around Hong Kong Central

Another entry from my backlog trip. Central Hong Kong is the center of shopping, entertainment and nightlife. Packed with busy street and life, this area houses many multinational companies headquarters and it is the financial centre of Hong Kong. For tourist, this is the place where you can find many International branded items and visit to a few historical building located near the area.


Huge Coach outlet. Anyway, Coach in Hong Kong is not cheap.

Lan Kwai Fung. Night life, bars & pubs area. Famous for celebrities sightings.

This mid-level escalator is never ending. So long! No wonder this is the longest escalator in the world!

Looking for directions? Don't worry. Hong Kong are tourist friendly. They have signboard nearly everywhere.



Unique tram with varieties of advertisement.


View near IFC.

Going up to The Peak? Why not take a bus? Taking tram, you have to go thru the long queue.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Central Market @ Kuala Lumpur

Central Market located quite near to Chinatown (Petaling Street) of Kuala Lumpur. It was originally a wet market before being transform into a cultural centre. Central Market has stalls zoned based on the features of each race. The zoning is to let visitors experience the cultural difference of the various races in Malaysia. You can get many Malaysia made products such handicrafts, art, kebaya, songket, batik and the wide variety of Malaysian cuisine.

Central Market is strategically located and it is near to all the public transportation hubs such as bus station & train stations (Putra LRT & KTM Komuter).


A new attraction here. Street market.

Tourist to Kuala Lumpur can buy many handicraft here.

These handicraft is good as souvenir or decoration.

If you like Chinese style clothing.

Chinese handicraft.

Assorted masks.

Address:
Central Market (Pasar Seni)
No. 10, Jalan Hang Kasturi
50050 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Loong Foong Duck Rice @ Paramount Garden, Petaling Jaya

I know this restaurant from a friend who recommend me to try their duck rice. This restaurant has two businesses. One on seafood while another is on duck rice business. Based on their signboard, it should be their seafood as main business but their duck rice is the best selling item compared to their seafood. Their duck is properly marinated with their own special sauce. If you wish to eat or take away from here, do come early. The place tend to get crowded by 6pm and finished by 8.30pm.

Taste:8/10(Good. The skin is crispy, roasted to perfection golden brown colour & the sauce is good).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Each roasted duck is sold for MYR48.00).


Look out for this signboard. Don't mistaken this place for seafood. They have two section in the shop. One side selling duck rice which the air-condition section is sea food restaurant.

Their duck looks nice and roasted with care.

With good chili sauce.

They fan the duck to make sure its dry before they roast. So that the skin is crispy.

Address:
1 Jalan 20/13, Paramount Garden,
46300 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Fusion mamak food at SS2 Murni @ SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

I get to know this mamak restaurant from a friend of mine. First time I been to this restaurant, I immediately know that they not serving the usual normal mamak food. What they served here are fusion mamak food. Something mamak but with a twist. They serve something like Napoleon fried rice (nasi goreng Napolean), chicken chop fried rice, Northern noodles (mee utara) & bacon fried rice(nasi goreng bacon). Even their drinks & roti also having same variety.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. The food here taste very good. I like their mee utara & mee raja. The noodles taste very good. Their mee utara(not shown in photo) is even better than the Chinese loh mee. With squid and seafood, the gravy is good. Their mee raja & fried rice is also good. Make sure you able to withstand the spiciness before you order their noodles or fried rice here).
Price:6/10(Moderate. Good value meal and tasty. Mee raja: MYR8.00, Mee Utara: MYR6.00, Napoleon fried rice: MYR15.00 & medium sized juice drink: MYR4.00)


Their menu.

Look at their varieties.

Mee Raja. Noodles with seafood.

Mee Raja from near.

This is how their Napoleon fried rice look like.

Chicken, ham & sausage in Napoleon fried rice.

Medium sized water melon juice.

Waiters serving food to customer.

Simple shop with great food.

Address:
53, Jalan SS 2/75, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

La Bodega @ Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

La Bodega is one of the Kuala Lumpur's tapas institution. Their ambiance surroundings and relaxing environment makes this western food restaurant a favourite place to hang out. At that day, I can't think of where of having light lunch. But thinking about Bangsar, I think it worth trying this restaurant.

Without having what to have in mind, I think I would just try out their breakfast set. Big breakfast set which is not that big at all.

Taste:7/10(Moderate. I would give credit to their coffee & the mushroom on the breakfast set. The coffee is really good and their mushroom is above the par. Other than that, its just normal. The beef bacon is not crispy enough).
Price:5/10(Near expensive. The breakfast set with one coffee & a fruit juice cost MYR40 including taxes).


Cute match box.

Good coffee. Caffe latte.

Big breakfast set.

The breakfast set from near.

Variety of Western menu. Many ways of eggs cooking, sandwiches and western snacks.

Chefs busy preparing meals.

At night here is a bar serving all sorts of wines, beer & alcoholic drinks.

Address:
No.18, Jalan Telawi Dua
Bangsar Baru
59100, Kuala Lumpur.

Klang Food Centre

This is my favourite shop selling pao(a kind of steamed bun). Their pao taste original and its delicious. It is located at the Klang Town, finding this shop is rather easy if you are Bak Kut Teh fan. Located at Taman Intan a place which have very high density of Bak Kut Teh shop in Klang. Their pau are very unique. They not selling the normal pau flavours like char siew, vegetables pau or san yok pao. Besides that, the pao also served fresh from the steamer. Its like a mini factory where the produce pao on the spot.

Below are a list of items that they have which its hard to find nowadays:
1. Curry chicken pao (their signature pao)
2. Mui chai pau (preserved vegetables pau with pork)
3. Yam & pork pao.
4. Black pepper chicken pao.
5. Corn pao.
6. Oyster dumpling (bak chang).

Taste:9/10(Delicious. Good pau. I like their mui chai pau, oyster dumpling & curry chicken pao the most. Very tasty and hard to find such pau nowadays. The curry chicken pao good to eat with its outside bun or with bread).
Price:7/10(Reasonable. Curry chicken pau: MYR4.00 each, Mui chai pao: MYR1.60 each, oyster dumpling: MYR5.00 & yam with pork: MYR1.70).

Non-Halal.


Look out for this signboard.

Their famous curry chicken pao. The curry chicken is thick and fragrant.

Eat it with a bowl of bubur cha cha.

Address:
10, Jln Batai Laut 5, Tmn Intan, Klang, Selangor.
Coordinate/GPS: 3.056439,101.473943

i-city @ Shah Alam, Selangor

This is my fourth time being here in i-city. This time, I am bringing my vendor from Philippines to visit this unique light city. Each time I come here, there is always a latest addition. First they added a large screen when World Cup 2010 football fever at that time. Then there is some sort of festival and market selling many light toy and decoration. Finally now they have reptile exhibition and Snowalk. To enter Snowalk, visitors are required to pay RM25 per entrance. In a country which never had snow, it is a good attraction here especially for the kids. The first time I was here, there is no admission/parking fees for car but now they charged MYR10 per car.
It's more commercialized now compared to when its first started.


Colourful trees.

Relaxing.

Thousands of LED light bulbs.

Beautiful park and reason to come here at night.

The companies over here are all MSC status.

Children play ground.

Orange area.

Snowalk. Latest attraction. Its just a large freezer with a few decorated items inside.

Fairy horses at the Snowalk enterance.

Kids like it much. Wow its snow, so cold and nice.


Reptile show which have a large albino snake show.


Beautiful lights of i-city.

Many photographer like to capture the scenery here.
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