It’s noodle mania that has caught on and spread throughout the earth like wild fire! What is it about a simple bowl of noodles that evokes such passion, or inspires such loyal gastronomic devotion as do the Ramen and the Udon. At a glance, it looks like such a simple, humble meal  – a bowl […]

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Movie review- Black Book

Happy Holiday Readers! Selamat Hari Raya Haji! If you are thinking of a lazy Wednesday in (like me) and wondering what DVD to watch.. here is a good one for you! Before he came to America to carve out a place for himself as a well known director of science fiction (RoboCop, Total Recall, Starship […]

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Soong Kee Beef Ball Noodles

Jalan Tun H.S. Lee is located in the center of the city and is every pedestrian’s nightmare, not to mention motorists as well. Buses are haphazardly parked and motorcyclists weave in and out of traffic like mad-men and you would do well to hang on to your bags if you are going about on foot. […]

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The Khukri meaning, the Dagger

You will recognize them distinctly in a crowd. Their favourite hang-out being the blocks around the Pudu bus station, which is one of the busiest areas in down-town KL. To many foreigners, when they think of Nepal, the image invariably is of a remote mountainous country with its snow covered Himalayan peaks, deep valleys, and […]

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I am over the moon! One of my all time favourite fine dining restaurants has been voted 8th on the list of Top 20 restaurants, according to the Miele Guide 2010! I feel that they totally deserve this privilege to be ranked way up there amongst restaurants like the famous Iggy’s from Singapore because their […]

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Movie Review: Skyline

A review by Cumi A movie by Brothers Strause. Yes another pair of brothers that’s fast gaining prominence amongst dynamic siblings such as the Wachowski Brothers, Coen Brothers, Hughes Brothers and Pang Brothers. Who are the Brothers Strause? Well, if you watched Avatar, Fast & the Furious, Fantastic Four, Alien vs Predator: Requiem and 300, […]

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Hung Kee Rice Shop Ipoh

Every time  I get to go back to Ipoh for work, I get really excited. 1. it’s my hometown 2. I get to see my grandparents (aged 94 and 89) and 3. I get to pig out on good food. Also, being from Ipoh and everything, I thought I knew most of the great places […]

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Travel to Live as Many lives as humanly possible

Today’s Guest writer and Travel Tip is from a dear, old friend.. form the KL social scene known simply as just, “The Movement days”. Those of you who are as old as us, will know what I am talking about. Say no more.. because we can’t. Not here on the blog anyway;) It is with […]

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One day, as Ciki was reading stuff on the Internet, she found.. something that described herself and the company she kept, to a Tee. THERE, in the Urban Dictionary, it was written: 1. Bacon or Pork Lovers: n. People who are infatuated with everything and anything pork related.. and think that anytime of the day, […]

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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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