Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Naughty Nuri's

Bored of Chinese food? Haven't had your Yee Sang fix? Need more? Last minute reservations?

At Nuri's, for just RM69 (portion is good for 3-4 pax), you get a whole plate of freshly prepared Yee Sang. The ingredients are made from scratch with an exception of the crackers; it is by far the most traditional one I've had - and not in a Chinese restaurant!

I'm quite fussy when it comes to Yee Sang - if it's not freshly made, chances are one bite and that is it.

For those who got bored of traditional style Yee Sang, try their Iberico flavour. Nuri's are very good with their pork so it is definitely a safe choice.

And still can't get enough of pork yet?

Signature pork salad will save the day. Have some of those crispy siew yuk and please don't forget your fruits and vegetables!

This is possibly the only place in Klang Valley to get authentic Satay Lilit Balinese style - made with pork!! Most places in Klang Valley are either Halal or they don't serve this at all. It was my first time having it and I found it to be one of the closest to the ones I have had in Bali, now I know where to get my Balinese fix...

One cannot leave Nuri's without having their signature pork ribs.
Do you want some of those ribs for FREE? Yes, you're reading it correctly - FREE!!!!

Naughty Nuri’s SS15 Subang Courtyard is hosting the biggest ribs eating event this February 28....

Quickly book your slot before it runs out - for reservation.

Hurry up as LIMITED seats are available and don’t forget to bring your own plate !

Naughty Nuri's Life Centre  
Lot G-05,
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours 
Daily 11am - 12am
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Friday, February 9, 2018

Daorae Plus

One of our favourite places for Korean food. Their beef are always on point - with the exception that they always run out of it!

They also have plenty of side dishes - up to 10 different kinds which of course includes the basics like kimchi.

For such premium items, expect to pay more than the places you normally would go to. On good days, they'll even bring out some specials for you... If you're a regular or you order premium items that is. They once served us the melting cheese pancake to go with our sojus, so good!

Likes: Premium Korean food with quality. Definitely one of the best in Solaris! A little pricey but it's totally worth it!
Dislikes: Nothing

Daorae Plus Solaris
7-1, Jalan Solaris, 
Solaris Mont Kiara
50480 Kuala Lumpur,
Opening Hours
Daily 11.30am - 3pm; 5.30pm - 11pm

Daorae Plus Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Thursday, February 8, 2018


The new Vietnamese pho shop along Pudu Ulu. Actually not that new anymore, in fact this is a little dated post where I've left it behind for some time now. As for the pho, I found the broth to be too sweet, sugar sweet broth.

Deep fried spring rolls, these are not exactly Vietnamese spring rolls, just regular fried popiah where you can get in pasar malam... Those actual fluffy Viet spring rolls are not very common in Klang Valley.

Some of their rice dishes, probably whipped them up like Chinese tai chow. Nothing special...

The only thing I remember about this banhmi was the crusty bread and that was it. The meat patty, I barely remember anything about it.

Some very reasonable prices I thought, with the exception that parking is extremely difficult in this area.

Likes: Simple food, reasonable prices
Dislikes: Won't be back anytime soon because the pho wasn't up to my expectations...

Restoran Pholicious
15a, Jalan Pudu Hulu,
Taman Pertama
56100 Kuala Lumpur
03.9202 .7979
Opening Hours
Daily 11am - 10pm
Closed on Mondays

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

La Risata

Safe Italian food - what made it even better, it's on The Entertainer. Limited choices but good enough if you're looking for a decent plate of pasta.

Click here for the post at La Risata Ampang.

Likes: Decent Italian food, not too expensive
Dislikes: Just forget about the meat....

La Risata Damansara
128, Jalan Kasah,
Medan Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours
Daily 12pm - 2.30pm; 6pm - 11pm
La Risata Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Tuesday, February 6, 2018


Tender Addict (HKD140)

One of the two cocktails I remember for the night. Coffee based Tender Addict.

Big Dick (HKD130)

....And the most interesting name for a cocktail that night.

My trip to Stockton was not memorable, perhaps it was because we went in a group. The cocktail experience is somewhat different if you're not at the bar... I was sober but, just did not make the extra effort to remember the rest of the drinks.

We visited only because it's in Asia's 50 Best. I only had one and did not order a second due to a few reasons. Firstly, the drink was not great and it was impossible to convey this to the bartender as it was just too busy. They have too many tables and clearly could not handle the crowd. One drink took 45 minutes, inclusive of ordering time which took almost 15 minutes for someone to come to us. With that kind of speed, I wouldn't order a second glass.

However, the concept is very interesting. The entrance is through a dark alley like somebody's house. Then you'll be presented with a rather interesting storybook which is the menu.

Likes: Interesting concept, the menu is fun
Dislikes: More like a club than a speakeasy bar. It's not a classy bar but a rather noisy one, and they cannot cater to the number of tables that they have inside this little space. Perhaps I would visit early evening when the crowd hasn't pour in yet. Also, it's rather impossible to get a table on a Saturday unless you've reserved a table.

32 Wyndham St,
Hong Kong
Opening Hours
Daily 6pm - 4am
Closed on Sundays

Monday, February 5, 2018

Cai Mam Restaurant

I found this place online with all the most positive reviews everywhere but my visit was absolutely disappointing. Perhaps we were dining really late, somewhat close to their closing time? Most of the food we have ordered were out of stock so this is basically what they could do from their kitchen. It's all really basic dishes which is somewhat Chinese food more than Vietnamese. That omelette was a failure, the vegetables with garlic can't go wrong, the beef was extremely chewy, and the pork was just very average. Everything arrived lukewarm like it has been left unattended for 15 minutes before serving.

With the exception that only this dish was more Vietnamese, it tastes good and we were happy with it. The rest of the items are just a waste of time... I just want to make it a point that we cannot fully trust online reviews?

Likes: Beef in betel leaf. Food are very reasonably priced.
Dislikes: Rest of the food are waste of time, food is not served immediately, kitchen runs out of everything more sophisticated by 8.30pm.

Cai Mam Restaurant
07 Lương Văn Can,
Hàng Gai
Hoàn Kiếm
Opening Hours
Daily 10.30am - 10pm
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Sunday, February 4, 2018

As You Like HK Chicken Pot 香港隨變燒烤麻辣雞煲

Century Egg (RM18)

Two things they serve that I love - hotpot and yakitori. Can't deny that century egg either! The century egg is somewhat different - it's very typical Chinese style, mixed with garlic and China malat chilli oil. Not bad but first time having some combi.

Grilled Beef Tongue (RM22)

There is only one thing I could say about their skewers - it's a rip off. RM22 for one skewer is extremely expensive! On top of that it's super chewy and just tough like eating some rock. Yakitori Fukuda's beef tongue is not even that expensive. Shin Nihon's tongue? RM35 for a whole block. This RM22 stick is not only bad in quality, it's just overpriced.

Chicken Soup Pot (RM58)

The price comes with half chicken, lots of parsley and the broth is rather thick. It's not like the usual hotpot, so ordering extras at the sides should be controlled as this chicken itself is already very filling. We made a mistake by over order, as usual. 

The chicken comes in different levels of spiciness and by spicy I meant the Chinese malat style. You'll find lots of peppercorn and it numbs your tongue! We have already ordered the mildest and yet we find it very difficult to handle. Bring your own personal milk if you need help with chilling - their drinks are quite pricey. RM16 for a jug of herbal tea, I'm not sure.

Some of the items for hotpot. I suggest to reduce a few hotpot items as the chicken pot doesn't seem to be too suitable to add too many things in it.

Likes: Different style hotpot, nice Sichuan flavours
Dislikes: Some hits and misses, rather pricey, could revisit some of their prices as it's ridiculously priced

As You Like HK Chicken Pot 香港隨變燒烤麻辣雞煲
13, Jalan Solaris 2,
Mont Kiara
50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours
Daily 6pm - 4am