Yves Cuilleron Wine Dinner at Casa del Rio, Melaka

The last time we had the pleasure of meeting Yves Cuilleron, it was roughly a year and a half ago, at another wine dinner in KL. Back then, Yves hardly spoke a word of English – he was friendly enough, but the language barrier was evident. Now, a year and a half later, we meet […]

Casa del Rio, Melaka

Casa del Rio which in Spanish means “home by the river” is one of the nicest places to stay at, if you’re spending the weekend in Malacca/Melaka. The small city-state of Melaka itself, is packed when visitors flock to its historic port city, only to find themselves immersed in a multicultural world of heritage architecture […]

Winners!

Because the submissions were so good, we have a TIE! After the judges (Kenny Mah , Cumi & Ciki) deliberated day and night for 3 days and 3 nights, they have finally reached a unanimous decision. The two winners for the Caption Writing Contest are.. 1. Breadpitt (MALAYSIA) 2. Marnie (Philippines) Congratulations – we will […]

Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Ball @ Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka

It was a really zippy day trip to go visit a friend in Melaka.. we only had time to dash into Melaka town, have lunch, and dash back to KL! Eventhough the word on the street is that the Chicken Rice has dropped in standard in Melaka, I am still a SUCKER for The Chicken […]

Nadeje Bakery, Melaka – One thousand layers of YUM

I am totally GOB-SMACKED that graffiti like THIS , exists in Malacca? Get out of here! Unreal! It’s like 3 in the afternoon, and I am standing under the blazing sun staring at this gorgeous, gorgeous piece of art for like the longest time… Takes my colleagues a good 10 minutes to yank me back […]

Poh Piah Lwee @ Jongker Street , Melaka

This is (one part of) Jongker Street… And this is where I met Madam Lwee… She proudly saunters over and tells me, “That’s ME..!” in the photo.. and that their popiah, laksa business has been going strong for the past 13 years… Their secret?? … Herein lies the brilliance of this dish… HUGE, huge chunks […]

Chicken Rice @ Jalan Bendahara, Melaka

What is the significance of this old, run-down, 9 storey flat on Jalan Bendahara Malacca, you say…? Introducing “Kau-lau”… or 9 Storey flat… more notoriously known for suicides than any other place in Malacca… so say-eth my Malaccan colleagues, on my recent visit. THE FOLLOWING NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT THE IDENTITIES OF THE […]

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