Penang: Every Foodie’s Heaven

When I first got to Kuala Lumpur, within a week I gained 4 kilos from eating too much. I mean, how can anyone not? Malaysian food is the bomb diggity. With all my excitement and wide-eyed moments every time I tried something amazing, my local friend told me that I’m just getting started. He said…

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6 Places to Eat You Absolutely CANNOT Miss When You Visit Kuala Lumpur

In October 5, 2018, I dove into the unknown and started a big trip around the world, at least that is the aim. I’m starting with Asia and seeing how far my money and visas can take me! My first stop is Kuala Lumpur. I never really had the urge to visit Kuala Lumpur, or…

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Claypot Chicken Rice in KL Chinatown

I knew I’d love this already. This reminds me so much of my late brother. He loved hot pots before and he’d never fail to order them from Ding How Dimsum (or any dimsum place in Cebu). Growing up, we’d eat there almost every Sunday after church. It was all routine — we knew what we wanted.…

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Feel at Home at Aunty Manju’s Home of Banana Leaf

Seems to always be a FEAST here in  Malaysia. I love the people. I love the food even more. A newfound friend took me out for some really good Indian food. He mentioned something about banana leaves so I had imagined food being cooked in them. Turns out, it’s like the boodle fight back home in…

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Win Hen Seng: Pork Noodles to Die For

Win Heng Seng’s pork noodles is a treasure of Kuala Lumpur and stumbling into this place made my day. My local friend and I were exploring town, slowly finding our way to ICC Pudu, where more local treats awaited us. The market used to be where Tun Razak Exchange is currently developing the land for…

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Chilli Pan Mee Will Be Your Next Favorite Noodle Dish

You see, I’m a HUGE fan of noodles and I will try just about any noodle dish out there so I can find more favorites to add to my list. One day, I met an expat in Kuala Lumpur who wanted to introduce me to his favorite noodle dish. Understanding that different people have different…

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Nasi Lemak: Malaysia’s Best

My first meal in Kuala Lumpur: Nasi Lemak. My host explains that this is widely eaten in Malaysia (considered the national dish) but originated from Indonesia. That, in fact, a lot of the Malaysian dishes are inspired from Indonesian cuisine. Nasi Lemak translates to Coconut Milk Rice, served with anchovies, peanuts, boiled egg, fresh cucumber…

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