Menu Malaysia: Third Course – Penang

As anticipated, the food in Penang was uniformly delicious. Again, we ate only at hawker centres and very cheap local restaurants, where foreigners were a rarity. Doubtless, there is magical eating to be had in Penang if you pay a bit more – IF you know where to go. We didn’t, so we chased up local recommendations, with invariably excellent outcomes. Continue reading Menu Malaysia: Third Course – Penang

Menu Malaysia: Second Course – Kuala Lumpur

The food we sampled in KL was nice, very nice, but not outstanding. I have no doubt that there is stupendous fare to be had there, and lots of it – we just didn’t stumble on it. For a glimpse at the sort of treats KL can turn on, check out this blog from an initiated local, and marvel at the pics: awhiffoflemongrass.com Continue reading Menu Malaysia: Second Course – Kuala Lumpur

Menu Malaysia: First Course – Melaka

Thanks to Angie, of the wonderful Puri Hotel, for her superb restaurant recommendations, all of which are listed below.

Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Restaurant, 4,6,8 Jl Hang Jebat (Chinatown):
One of Melaka’s specialities – found nowhere else in Malaysia, or so we were told – is chicken balls, and Angie rated the Hoe Kee’s top of the wozza (I’m paraphrasing). Continue reading Menu Malaysia: First Course – Melaka

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