Jun 12 2012

Seafood in Port Klang: Part 2

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Port Klang may be famous for its seafood, but it’s even more so for preparing it steamboat style. While you’ll find traditional Chinese steamboat in Kuala Lumpur’s restaurants, it takes fresh ingredients and specialty in marinating to really bring out the flavour of the meats, and Port Klang, with the Straits of Melaka at its … read the full post

Jun 11 2012

Seafood in Port Klang: Part 1

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Whether you’re seeking a quick culinary expedition or just looking for a new place to visit for a day from Kuala Lumpur, Port Klang is easily accessible and allows you to combine filling your stomach with the discovery of a new location. Relatively unknown by foreigners, Port Klang’s crab and steamboat dishes are highly sought … read the full post

Jun 05 2012

Review: Ming Tien Food Court

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Ming Tien in Taman Megah is one outdoor food court you shouldn’t miss trying out in Kuala Lumpur. Festooned with coloured lights, wooden huts and trees, Ming Tien is an affordable but popular location to taste local dishes once the sun sets. With a wide variety of local street food, seafood dishes and international cuisine … read the full post

Jun 03 2012

What if my computer or phone dies in Kuala Lumpur?

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One of the worst things that can happen on a trip is your beloved laptop hard drive crashing or iPhone stalling. So where should you head if you’re in Kuala Lumpur and looking for a quick fix? The Digital Mall in Petaling Jaya is a technology hub where retailers offer not only the best deals … read the full post

May 30 2012

Review: Unique Seafood

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Anyone up for some fresh seafood in Kuala Lumpur? If heading for the coast is too time-consuming and inconvenient, then this is the place for you in Kuala Lumpur: Unique Seafood is 15 minutes from the city centre by cab and you’ll find more than a hundred fish tanks filled with fresh seafood imported from … read the full post

May 27 2012

Century eggs

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Known as century eggs, hundred-year eggs, millennium eggs or pidan, this Chinese delicacy is not as old as its name suggests but might take that long to work up the courage to eat. If you can get over the pungent smell and its odd colour, its a popular dish in Malaysia that you might find yourself … read the full post

May 22 2012

Markets in Kuala Lumpur: Mont Kiara’s ABC market

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The Mont Kiara market is a favourite of expats and tourists who are familiar with this flash neighbourhood, a short 15 minutes by taxi from the KL city centre. Known as the Arts, Bric-a-brac and Crafts (ABC) Market, this bazaar is slightly bizarre. While in theory there’s a theme to the ABC Market, in practice … read the full post

May 19 2012

Review: NeroFico

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NeroFico is a “jazzeria” — a combined jazz and trattoria outlet — in Kuala Lumpur’s Damansara Heights that’s an affordable but stylish spot to savour classic Italian food, or to end up listening to some jazz later in the evening. A 15-minute cab ride from the city, Damansara plays host to a fresh crop of … read the full post

May 18 2012

Getting a Thai visa in Kuala Lumpur

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If you’re heading to Kuala Lumpur and then onwards to Thailand, the Royal Thai Embassy in KL is a fine place to get a visa. While not quite as painless as completing the process in Bali, we found the embassy in KL to be organised and professional. If you show up prepared, you’ll have plenty … read the full post

May 13 2012

Review: F Concept Dining by Buffalo Kitchens

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The Buffalo brand of stainless steel kitchenware and appliances have now ventured into another aspect of the food business in Kuala Lumpur with its F Concept Dining. Located smack in the middle of Bangsar, it’s right above Chawan on the corner of Jalan Telawi 3 and across Bangsar Village. Going a way toward answering the … read the full post

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