• Where To EatMalay

    Fiescanto Cafe

    by Honey on Tue, February 17, 2009

    Well it goes to show that you learn a new thing everyday. I was looking down on a small brown cake-like object, drizzled in ghee with fried onions scattered on top. It reminded me of one of those thick old coins back during the Chinese…  More »

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    Wakchai Kafe Restoran

    by Honey on Fri, January 16, 2009

    A cute Johorean I know often sighs and muses about her hometown food. Oooh... nasi ayam goreng, oooh ais kacang with coklat. Mmm... soto, oooh mee rebus... so hungry... Sometimes I fear she might have a Harry met Sally moment, (for…  More »

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    Mak Jah Corner

    by The Foodster on Sun, November 09, 2008

    The breakfast of champions for us Malaysians would be...Hold on a minute, there's nasi lemak or roti canai, or toasted bread, or meehoon goreng. There is so much to choose from that it's a wonder that anyone can get to work on…  More »

  • Where To EatMalay

    Gerai Kak Mek Afidah

    by The Foodster on Sun, November 02, 2008

    Is it any wonder that the best seafood gulais (a watery gravy infused with spices and pungent ingredients sans coconut milk) are located down by the riverside. Afterall if you wanted to find fresh river fish, wouldn’t riverside restaurants…  More »

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    Restoran Hatinie

    by The Foodster on Thu, October 09, 2008

    Restoran Hatinie is always worth a visit even after Ramadhan is over. During that time it’s got a sinful range of dishes to choose from, including kawah dishes as well as the different perciks. But let’s start with the basics for…  More »

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    Ikan Bakar behind Estana

    by Alexa P. on Sun, September 07, 2008

    “It’s located where?!?” I exclaimed. “In the car park…and make sure you go during lunchtime and not a minute later because the food disappears fast…oh that sambal…I could just drink it on it’s own, ” my colleague…  More »

  • Where To EatMalay

    Pak Nor Satar & Otak Otak

    by The Foodster on Tue, July 15, 2008

    I was biting into a pyramid of fishy goodness. It was sweet, slighty sticky with strings of coconut in it and the taste of newly caught fish glistening in silver nets. Somehow the blend of coconut and fresh fish makes one think of…  More »

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    Restaurant Tasik Raban

    by The Foodster on Sat, May 03, 2008

    As a Perak-born girl, the predilection for tempoyak seems to be ingrained. I never really touched it as a child but somehow one day finding myself on a mat in a friend’s house in Sitiawan I was honing in to the sourish edgy gravy…  More »

  • Where To EatMalay

    Kak Laily Nasi Ayam Original

    by The Foodster on Fri, January 19, 2007

    It's hard to find halal nasi ayam hawkers that has been serving 'kai fan' for a long time, and it is even harder to find one that is Halal. This one is. Laily's customers are old timers and even kids whom has grown up eating her chicken…  More »

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    Ikan Termenung Yan

    by The Foodster on Thu, August 24, 2006

    We are going for some curry ikan termenung. A makan kaki friend of us asked what was so great about this curry ikan termenung. Well we said that with one taste of the curry, you will also 'termenung' (staring into space like an idiot).…  More »

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    Laksa Teluk Kechai

    by The Foodster on Sun, February 13, 2005

    You've not tasted laksa until you have tried Laksa Teluk Kechai in Kedah. This is one of the best Malay dishes I have ever tasted and if you are from KL, it is worth the four hundred fifty kilometer drive to Zakaria Laksa for several…  More »

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    Lontong Mak Yah

    by The Foodster on Fri, July 27, 2001

    What's a Lontong you ask? Nope it’s not a simian-like animal but rather a Malay delicacy from the South of the border. It’s a combination of nasi impit, sotong, telur, kuah kacang, kuah lontong, cabbage and sambal. I don't usually…  More »