Tek Sen Restaurant: Heritage Chinese Food in Penang


As soon as you arrive in Penang you’ll notice the huge Chinese influence. One of the best places to start exploring Chinese culture in Penang is by eating, and there’s no shortage of Chinese restaurants and street food stalls throughout the city. One of the more well known heritage Chinese restaurants in George Town is Tek Sen… [Read More]

Curry Noodles at Langkawi’s Laksa Carnival 2015


Malaysia is a country that loves food. And among the many incredible dishes available in the country, one of the local favorites is a dish called laksa, which loosely translates to noodles and curry. But throughout Malaysia (and even in Singapore and Thailand where laksa can be compared to khanom jeen) almost every state has their own… [Read More]

Wantan Mee in Penang at Lebuh Acheh Wantan Mee


Malaysian style kon lou wantan mee is typically a dish of egg noodles in a black sauce, topped with dumplings, slices of char siu, and boiled choi sum. When I was in Penang, I went to a food stall right in the heart of George Town called Lebuh Acheh Wantan Mee for a simple, yet pretty tasty… [Read More]

Nasi Dagang Pak Malau: Fish Curry and a Stunning View


Sometimes it’s not only about the food, but about the entire experience. At Nasi Dagang Pak Malau, a small neighborhood countryside restaurant in Langkawi, the food was spectacular. But the friendly owner, and the view overlooking the rice fields with the highest mountain on the island in the background, is what made it even better…. [Read More]

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide for Food Lovers

Kuala Lumpur travel guide for food lovers

The famous duo of Petronas Towers probably pop up in your mind when you think about Kuala Lumpur… …And while the Petronas Towers are pretty sweet to check out (I stared at them for about 30 minutes on my first visit, then got some street food and ate while looking at them), there are also… [Read More]

PHOTO: Fried Hokkien Mee


Fried Hokkien Mee Malaysian food, is as you already know, one of my favorite cuisines in the world. Fried Hokkien Mee, is a pile of noodles flash stir fried in oil (or lard), and flavored with dark soy sauce.