Tag: Malaysian

  • Vikings SM Marikina | Southeast Asian Street Food Fare in August 2014

    Vikings SM Marikina | Southeast Asian Street Food Fare in August 2014

    It’s another exciting month in Vikings: A Feast from the Sea luxury buffet. As if their 200 plus food selection isn’t enough, this August adds a weekend full of Southeast Asian street food fares in all the Viking branches (except Davao). Each Viking branch allowed their team of chefs to whip out their own twist of Singaporean and Malaysian favorites grilled satay goodness, Hainanese delights and spice-rich noodles to name a few. Here is Vikings SM Marikina‘s offerings for this month’s street food menu.

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  • Penang Favorites in Genting and Kuala Lumpur

    Penang Food Village Kuay Teow Soup Penang has always been synonymous with “Food Paradise” when you’re in Malaysia. But my recent visit in the country didn’t include the region in the itinerary. Good thing popular and established restaurants have chained branches in Malaysia. While in Genting Highlands we had lunch at Penang Food Village and when we went back to the city, we had dinner at Nasi Kandar Pelita. Check out my favorites among the Penang food specialties we had.

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  • A Taste of Nyonya Heritage at Seroni

    Seroni Nyonya Cuisine Malaysian food is as rich as its history. In between our exploration of the heritage sites in Malacca, we got a chance to experience Peranakan Cuisine where it originated — Malacca. Recipes dating as far back as the 15th century still exist, evolving to what is now known as Nyonya Cuisine. In a restaurant tucked beside the hidden side street of Taman Melaka Raya, we found Seroni Nyonya Cuisine Restaurant. The establishment is owned by one of the last descendants of the Baba-Nyonya family, so we’re expecting to taste authentic Nyonya Cuisine.

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  • Nam Heong’s Age-Old Hainanese Chicken Rice

    Nam Heong Hailam Chicken When in Malaysia, mention Chicken Rice and locals would definitely say Nam Heong as it’s equivalent. It’s an institution known for cooking Chicken rice using age-ol recipe spanning more than 70 years since the establishment started. Now there are a number of franchises in Kuala Lumpur but have they consistently serve the same quality? We trooped to one of their branches in Sungai Wang Mall to try out their famous Chicken Rice as well as some of their other offerings.

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  • Sun Fong’s Bowl of Bak Kut Teh Goodness

    Sun Fong Bak Kut Teh The constant rain and the cool weather these days made me yearn for a hot broth of soup to warm my taste buds. And fresh from my recent trip to Malaysia, one dish whose taste still lingers is the Bak Kut Teh (Pork Bone Tea Soup). Originally used as a therapeutic soup introduced by the Chinese, it has become a popular Malaysian dish. I first tasted the Bak Kuh Teh in Kota Kinabalu Malaysia, and here our guide Marie whose also a self confessed foodie led us to Sun Fong Restaurant, one of the famous Bak Kut Teh restauarant in Kuala Lumpur bringing in the Klang goodness in the city.

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