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Archive for May, 2013

Cendol Jam Besar Melaka

May 31, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Goodie Foodie, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

A bowl of cendol (iced dessert drink with coconut milk and Malaccan palm sugar) is most welcome after a hot day of sight-seeing in Malacca. Although there are many stalls that sell cendol, the not-to-be-missed cendol stall would be the one at the clock tower in Stadhuys, right in the heart of the city, by the ... continue reading »

ikan bakar Melaka

"Ikan bakar" (grilled fish) is a compulsory dish to try while in Malacca. And the restaurant to patronise? It's simply called "Ikan Bakar Parameswara", located at a food court in Pengkalan Pernu, Umbai, Melaka. This riverside restaurant is open for dinner daily except on Mondays. The sunset view here is to be appreciated, while one ... continue reading »

Great Miner Chinese Restaurant

June, when Father's Day is celebrated, will see Great Miner Chinese Cuisine Restaurant at Kinta Riverfront Hotel, Ipoh, running an awesome promotion on fresh prawns. At a price of RM10+ per 100g, it is not to be missed. The chef's recommendation would be the Yin Yang Fresh Water Prawns, where there is a combination of ... continue reading »

Palong Coffee House

The Peranakan (Baba Nyonya) cuisine in Malacca may differ from those in Penang or Singapore. However, at Kinta Riverfront Hotel's Palong Coffee House in Ipoh, you will be spoilt for choice with a wide Baba Nyonya buffet spread this June, prepared by Executive Chef Amran and his dedicated team in the kitchen. With eleven main courses ... continue reading »

Nasi Ayam Pacak Melaka

May 27, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Goodie Foodie, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
nasi ayam pacak

What do you call a chicken that has been cooked through a five-step process? It is called 'ayam pacak'. This is a secret family recipe of the owners, originating from Batawi, Indonesia, and it has been passed down from generations. Restoran Cahaya Utama, which is the only restaurant that serves this special chicken pacak, was opened ... continue reading »

Halia Inc Restaurant Malacca

The interestingly named Halia Inc. is a new restaurant and coffee bar right in the centre of Melaka's tourist hub, in front of the waterwheel landmark. Owned by the proprietors of Quayside Hotel, which is located just next door, it has also been renovated from the 100-year-old Customs Warehouse. The partner of the restaurant, Stuart, told ... continue reading »

Quayside Hotel Melaka

May 25, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Quayside Hotel Malacca

During my recent trip to the historical city of Melaka, I spent two nights at Quayside Hotel, a 3-star hotel which just opened its doors on 1st May, 2013. It is a small 3-star hotel, with only 39 rooms, but it is located in Quayside Heritage Centre, a most strategic area within walking distance, or just ... continue reading »

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