Happy Cones Ipoh

Another one of my ex-colleagues has started up his own business in Ipoh. I am so proud of him! It’s called Happy Cones and they are in the business of making ice-creams and yogurt fixes for everybody! OK, maybe not everybody but mainly Tesco shoppers and visitors from KL or outside Ipoh, like moi. Presenting […]

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A ‘G’ Spot in the City

Just a couple of weekends ago, Cumi & Ciki were invited by the lovely Melissa Hon, the Marketing & Communications Manager of GTower Hotel to come over and check out their spanking new hotel. As you probably know, Kuala Lumpur is a thriving multi-racial metropolis that fuses spectacular architecture, colourful street markets, lush greenery and […]

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Eat, Pray Love – guest review by @TLWH

Hmmm, let me see.. what can I say about the book Eat, Pray, Love. 1. I probably read it way before the book even took on its undeserved cult status , back when the title was just a blip in the magazines.. back before Oprah Winfrey endorsed it with an interview of the author… oh […]

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Bakuteh Klang Yip Yong, comes to Kota Damansara

Bak Kut Teh is one of the MUST-EATS in Kuala Lumpur and even better if you have the time to venture down to Klang. 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, cloves, dong […]

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Sunset at Laban Rata 1

Where is your Passport, Sir.

This week’s Blogger in the Spotlight (BITS) is a fun-loving foodie who loves to kick my a** at combat class. He writes sometimes quirky, sometimes deep and almost always rather brilliant stuff on his blog.. I often tell him, he is a rare gem of a blogger, just waiting to be discovered and he totally […]

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Launch of “Sandokan: Lanun Malaysia” & the Italian Film Festival KL 2010

Sandokan “The Pirates of Malaysia” is Emilio Salgari’s most enduring creation. Orphaned when the British murdered his family and stole his throne, Sandokan gathered a legion of Pirates and took to the sea, to seek revenge. Under to command of Sandokan and his loyal friend Yanez de Gomera, the Tigers of Mompracem defend the native […]

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Seng Kong .. Sentul

Why do C&C love street-food even if it means walking down dirty alleyways and the possibility of encounters with the unsavory, unshaven, uncouth sort  .. well it’s because we love the vibe, and occasionally, we stumble upon some really great food. Oh, and the people. They totally crack us up too. They make us keep […]

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Sassy salmon!

The Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner

When I spoke to my friends who make up the  Norwegian Flying Culinary Circus Troupe particularly Chef Hans-Kristian Larsen via email and found out that they were not coming for the Annual Norwegian Gala Dinner, due to the fact that their schedule was tighter than Ebenezer Scrooge’s purse and also the fact that they were […]

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Movie Review – Let the Right One In

We are really excited about this movie we watched over the weekend! Let the Right One In (Låt den rätte komma in – in swedish) is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. Based on the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist (who also wrote the screenplay), the film […]

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Ipoh Ipoh

They say.. all the pretty girls in town, .. come from Ipoh. Yes, yes, that’s true all pretty girls do come from Ipoh. The old myth says that the limestone water from the Ipoh hills are the contributors. Lovely Ipoh girls bath in icy, cold limestone water early every morning and that’s what makes them […]

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