Eat in Malaysia..
ONE of the greatest things about visiting Asia is, hands down, the food. This isn’t Wok n’ Roll slop from your local food cart or rubbery overpriced pad Thai delivery – it’s the real deal. The cuisine varies widely, and deliciously, across the region but these five cities are great jumping off points for getting…>
By Lara Dunston FOR first-time visitors to Kuala Lumpur, it’s not just the humidity and traffic that can overwhelm. The array of delicious cuisines on offer and venues for sampling local fare can often leave travellers bewildered. From fine dining in five stars to plastic chairs and tables beside street stalls, all budgets are catered…>
By Joe Worthington The art of Yum cha (drinking tea and eating Dim sum) is famous in many countries across Asia, most famous for being a Chinese pastime, but Kuala Lumpur as the capital city of Malaysia has a significant Chinese community, thus Yum cha is also very popular here, and is a definite must…>
By Mike Aquino FOR such a food-obsessed town, Penang has never been known for fine dining: Penangites have long favored simple, hearty meals over fancy expensive spreads. Increasing prosperity and shifting cultural mores have made fine dining more palatable to Penang and her visitors: the Hokkien have now warmed to more expensive eats and fine…>
By Lara Dunston You’d be forgiven for thinking from the wall-to-wall palm trees you see in Sabah, that the region’s agricultural industry is all about palm oil. Yet just outside the city of Tawau, a delicious industry is flourishing – cocoa. A 40-minute drive from the small city in the northeast of Malaysian Borneo, the…>
By Gordon Lethbridge KUALA Lumpur is a shopper’s paradise with malls, mega malls and super mega malls selling everything imaginable. However, there is another more intimate side to shopping in Kuala Lumpur away from the glitz of the many malls. Kuala Lumpur’s local markets are a great feast for the senses. One of the best…>
By Dru Tang I WAS born and raised in a Chinese family in Vancouver, Canada where Dim Sum is king. I have eaten true Dim Sum since I was a child and have had the opportunity to eat real Dim Sum both in Vancouver and also in Hong Kong. I had a great chance to…>