King Beef and the Kingdom of Best Bean @ Pudu

Sometimes, fate brings you to a place, different from the intended. We have our regular haunts in Pudu, places where we eat pretty frequently. We were thinking of visiting our usual Chinese owned Indian food shop, but thinking it would be too heavy a meal, Cumi decided to drop-by another popular eatery hidden on the […]

Starting the New Year right… at New Formosa

The first time I fell in love with the food at New Formosa, has got to be the first time I ate their Three Cup Chicken. You see, three cup chicken is a classic Taiwanese dish, one which I only learned to appreciate, when I visited New Formosa a couple of years back and tried […]

Welcoming the Year of the Horse, 2014 @ Tai Zi Heen

Ah… the Year of the Horse.. apparently those who don’t act fast in this year will get left behind, so I am told. And as we gallop into the Wood Horse year, I am told that one should expect the unexpected adventure & exciting travels to distant lands.. Events move so quickly in a Horse […]

Chambers Grill @ KL Hilton

Ah.. I do love my meat. And there is nothing more sexy, than that elusive steakhouse char, or when the grill actually gets it right. Well, it’s not rocket science – steak that’s dipped in a combination of butter and oil, coated with a generous layer of himalayan salt and cracked black pepper, and seared […]

Pudu Chinese Indian Rice @ Restoran Sin Hiap Kee

One of the places we love to visit in Pudu, for some carbo loading, is this place we call, the “Pudu Chinese Indian Rice”. Run by a friendly Chinese lady, you would mistake this place for authentic indian rice, except that the cook is Chinese. Cumi, in his youth, before his intolerance to caffeine developed, […]

Dim Sum Overdrive at Tai Zi Heen, Prince Hotel KL

Once upon a time, dim sum restaurant sessions were all about tea appreciation, and the snacks were a by-the-way supplement, to complement the tea. Now a days, these tiny baskets of delicate dumplings and fluffy boas are the main reason for restaurants being packed to over-flowing and waiters scurrying around to meet the demand. And […]

Christmas Wishes .. from CCFoodTravel


Christmas spells out love, hope and joy. Pass it on to everyone in your life. Have a great Christmas ya’ll!  Oh, and don’t forget to eat TURKEY! 

Ushering in the New Year @ EE Chinese Cuisine, Eastin Hotel

The ubiquitous Chinese New Year Yee Sang is something most Chinese look forward to. This coming year though, it falls on the 31st of Jan 2014, which means restaurants are already sending out invites to try their Yee Sang, during the month of December. Which brings us to EE Chinese Cuisine at Eastin Hotel, Petaling […]

Char Siew Fix at Spring Golden Restaurant, Shah Alam

BBQ pork or Char Siew is a famous street-side, Chinese hawker dish that everyone loves. But what makes a great plate for Char Siew? Is it the perfect fat to lean ratio of meat? Is it the skewers of pork meat marinated in a secret, homemade honey hoisin sauce, then roasted till it resembles charred, […]

Tis the Season to be Feasting … Christmas 2013 @ Mezze !

The food at Mezze, in Damansara Heights, rarely disappoints. The last time we were here, we had the pleasure of the company of visiting chef, Baptiste Fournier, of the One star Michelin restaurant, La Tour, France, Revisits Mezze Bistro. He did a fine job of the degustation dinner, and it ranks way up there on […]

Sing Wah Coffee Shop @ Jalan Gasing

During the wet, wet, rainy season, nothing hits the spot like a hot pot of Bak Kut Teh. The name literally translates as “meat bone tea”, and, at its simplest, consists of fatty pork ribs simmered in a broth of herbs and spices including star anise, cinnamon, wolfberries, cloves, dong guai, fennel seeds and garlic, […]