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Caramel Custard in Ipoh

When in Ipoh, here were 2 places we had egg custards. One was just opposite Concubine Lane and the other in Taman Jubilee area.

Restoran Thean Chun

Address: 73, Jalan Bandar Timah, 31650 Ipoh, Perak

Operating hours:

Monday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday
Closed
Friday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Restoran Thean Chun is a coffee shop which also had stalls selling Ipoh hor fun, beef noodles, fish ball noodles, curry noodles, satay, and popiah. 

We took away the caramel custard to eat on the van to our next stop. Scroll below to see (on YouTube) where we went next.


Kacang Soya Lai Kee / Lai Kei Soya 

Address: 32-54, Jalan Theatre, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

As the name goes, this shop focuses on soya bean and tau fu fa, with the addition of caramel custard.

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During our 3D2N trip in Ipoh, Restoran Thean Chun one of the 10 places we visited in 1 day. Watch YouTube Shorts below.


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Kakigori at MyKori Dessert Cafe Kota Damansara (Dataran Sunway)

After dinner in Kota Damansara, why not some Kakigori and waffle for dessert? For us, after dinner at Soru Station, we headed over to MyKori Dessert Cafe Kota Damansara (Dataran Sunway).

According to their website and as of today’s post, there are 88 MyKori Dessert Cafes in Malaysia.

How to get there

Anyway, back to MyKori Dessert Cafe Kota Damansara, if you’re driving and looking for parking, be prepared to go round looking for it. Like any other commercial district like SS2, Damansara Uptown – Kota Damansara is also notoriously known for lack of parking space.

Alternatively, if you’re taking the MRT, stop at the Surian MRT and walk 900 meters North from the station. It is about a 12 minutes walk from the MRT station.

MyKori Kota Damansara

The Kota Damansara branch of MyKori Dessert Cafe is on the first floor of a shop lot. As it’s not on the ground floor, you might miss it if you walk or drive by. The cafe is long, spacious, and brightly lit. So, even if you’re in a group of 8 or more people, there is enough space, comfortably for everybody.

Dessert

From their Signature Kakigori selection, we had the Mango Cheesecake Kakigori, Chocolate Tiramisu Kakigori, and Cookies & Cream with OREA Kakigori. In addition to the kakigories, we also had a 3 Scoops Ice Cream Buttermilk Waffle.

MyKori’s Signature Kakigori are shaved ice desserts incorporating fresh fruits, ice cream as well as layers of flavour.

The Mango Cheesecake Kakigori (above) was made up of milk ice, cheesecake, buttercrumbs mango puree, and creme chantilly. Large was RM23, while mini was RM15.

The Chocolate Tiramisu Kakigori (above) was made up of milk ice, tiramisu cake, chocolate crispy balls cocoa powder, shredded chocolate creme chantilly, and coffee syrup. Large was RM25, while mini was RM16.

The Cookies & Cream with OREA Kakigori (above) was made up of milk ice, oreo biscuits oreo crumbs, and chocolate sauce. Large was RM21, while mini was RM13.

The 3 Scoops Ice Cream Buttermilk Waffle (above) had a base price of RM20. You can add on syrup with an additional RM2 and upgrade your gelato from RM1 to RM3 for different gelato flavours.

For the choice of syrup, there were the Honey Maple Syrup, Salted Caramel, Chocolate Sauce, and Mango Puree. We went with the Chocolate Sauce. 

Then for the gelato, with RM:

  1. you can get a Mint Chocolate, Cookies & Cream, or Choco Almond Fudge gelato
  2. you can get a Hazelnut, Summer Red, or Fruit Sorbet gelato
  3. you can get a Pistachio, Frozen Yogurt, or Mango Passion Sorbet gelato

We had the vanilla, chocolate, and pistachio gelato.

Menu

You can browse their online menu below.

MyKori Story

I thought MyKori meant Malaysian-Korean dessert of some sort. However, MyKori’s history tells a different story.

During his travels overseas, MyKori’s founder discovered a unique Japanese pastry, a fish shaped snack, made of croissant with varied sweet and savoury fillings such as red bean, chocolate banana and cheese. He then made the necessary arrangements, including learning hands on how it’s made, securing the signature molds and ingredients that give the Taiyaki its unique shape and flavour and launching with authentic Japanese ranges and then further expanding them to suit local tastes.

Not content with just pastries, he then sought to make MyKori the epitome of the 21st century Japanese dessert house, expanding to include the signature toasts and shaved ice desserts (Kakigori) that incorporate fresh fruits, ice cream as well as layers of flavour. And to not leave out those that seek healthier options, there’s also the Kenko Kakigori, a guiltless option that incorporates shaved ice, yoghurt / milk, fresh fruits as well as a variety of grains.


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Matcha Hero @ Lot 10, Kuala Lumpur

If green tea was a super hero, it’ll be called Matcha Hero. So, welcome to Matcha Hero in Lot 10, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. 

Specialty Japanese green tea shop

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How to get to Matcha Hero

Lot 10 is located at a cross junction in Bukit Bintang. It is the intersection where Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail meet. Many cars wait at the traffic lights and cross the junction.

Furthermore, the Bukit Bintang MRT and Bukit Bintang Monorial are just outside Lot 10. Parking is not really an issue as customers can also park in Lot 10 or Sungei Wang Plaza, and walk to Lot 10.

If you’re coming from Lot 10 parking lot, take the escalator or lift from the 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th floor down to LG. But if you’re coming from the Bukit Bintang MRT or monorial, take the escalator or stairs from the ground floor down to LG. Matcha Hero is not hard to miss, as it is directly in front of the Hu Tong entrance in Lot 10.

Matcha Hero

Matcha Greentea with Ice Cream

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Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul

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McDonalds have their drive thrus. Touch N Go is literally touch and go at tolls. In Penang, we’ve a eat and go cendol – Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul.

The famous Teochew chendul is easily recognisable by it’s pushcart and incredibly long queue. Being located along Lebuh Keng Kwee, a small road just off Jalan Penang, there are no tables and chairs to sit and eat. You’ve to stand by the roadside and eat, or tapau (take-away). 

Queues are super long, but because it is fast moving, it won’t take long to be your turn.

Lebuh Keng Kwee in 2018
Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul in 2018
Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul in 2014. Compare the prices then and now.

A timeless Malaysian dessert of shaved ice dessert with soft fresh pandan-flavoured palm flour noodles immersed in light coconut milk, sweetened by gula melaka and kidney beans thoroughly boiled in 4 hours.

A must try specialty for you to know why it’s become famous.

Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul

Especially during a hot day, it’s something to quench your thirst! Definitely will also cool you down in this hot, humid Malaysian weather.

From Penang to the Klang Valley

Founded in 1936 and with more than 80 years of history, Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul has come a long way. Undeniably, it is one of the popular cendol places even with franchises throughout Klang Valley. 

For the non-Penangites, you can still indulge in the famous cendol in the franchises in the Klang Valley in Selangor, Malaysia. Of course, nothing beats the original. When in Penang, why not head directly to THE Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul itself in Lebuh Keng Kwee.

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Shugatori Dessert Cafe

Damansara Uptown is no stranger as the place to hang out, eat, and have desserts. If after a plate of Damansara Uptown Hokkien Mee or a meal, and some jalan-jalan in Starling Mall; why not have dessert at Shugatori. Aptly named as SHUGATORI: THE DESSERT CAFE.

How to Get to Shugatori

Shugatori is located along Jalan SS 21/1a in Damansara Utama. It is not hard to miss as it is facing the main road – Jalan SS21/1. If you’re turning in from the SPRINT highway, it is on your right.

Parking may be a challenge during the day and night, as the parking spots tend to be filled with cars by office workers and people who frequent there.

Due to the limited street parking, you can park at Starling Mall or at Uptown 7 (elevated parking). Then walk across to Shugatori.

Shugatori Dessert Cafe

Waffles, croffles, desserts, coffee, macarons, or all? Browse their menu below.

We ate their Biscoff Waffle, Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Razuberi Yoguruto. It was an experience indulging in 3 different types of pastries and desserts together: waffle, croissant, and cake.

Biscoff Waffle (RM23)

Classic waffle with biscoff crumbs, white chocolate, topped with vanilla ice cream dizzled in biscoff sauce.

Peanut Butter & Jelly (RM18)

Buttery croissant served with mascarpone whipped cream, raspberry compote, chocolate chips and two scoops of vanilla ice cream.

Razuberi Yoguruto (RM23)

Charcoal honey castella plated with mascarpone whipped cream, mixed berries compote and a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Maxis Deal

If you’re a Maxis user, there is a “RM10 OFF total bill with minimum spend of RM38 & above.”

Open the Maxis app on your smartphone and click Deals at the bottom tab (if you’re iphone user). Type Shugatori or search under Food & Beverage for “Shugatori”. Then “Download Deal” and show it to cashier upon payment.

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Kwong Wah Ais Kacang @ Section 17 PJ

We’re back here for another round of desserts and afternoon tea. Kwong Wah Ais Kacang at Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Bringing the taste of Melaka to PJ. Authentic gula melaka Ice Kacang using our secret family recipe handed down through generations since 1939.

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Where is Kwong Wah Ais Kacang?

Address: 627, Jalan 17/8, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Business Hours:

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Kwong Wah is not hard to miss as it is just before the row of houses on Jalan 17/8 in Seksyen 17. The entrance, instead of facing houses, it faces Jalan 17/9 and SK Sri Damai field, widely. It has an open space in the front and an un-enclosed kitchen. You can actually see your asam laksa and cendol being prepared.

Parking is not hard to find. You can park along Jalan 17/9 or along any of the row of shops behind.

If you’re taking-away (tapau-ing), order inside and collect your orders outside here.

The interior is a fine blend of modernity and tradition. Even though the flooring is an antique and old pattern, yet it feels modern. The neon lights and lightings around the inside brings up the place from inside and add a touch to it.

Kwong Wah Ais Kacang

Bringing the taste of Melaka to PJ. Authentic gula melaka Ice Kacang using our secret family recipe handed down through generations since 1939.

kwong_wah_ice_kacang

Have a taste of their “must eat” and “our signature” food. Start with sour – Asam Laksa. End with sweet – Cendol. Both are filling together or on their own, separately.


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W Cafe and Dining

Introducing to you a modern Japanese cafe and dining outlet out here in Dataran Prima, Petaling Jaya! W Cafe & Dining.

A search on Google for a cafe spot to hangout led me to W Cafe & Dining.

Where is W Cafe?

W Cafe & Dining is located in the business center of Dataran Prima, Petaling Jaya.

W Cafe & Dining is not hard to miss as it is located at the T-junction of Jalan PJU 1/42 and Jalan PJU 1/39.

How to get to W Cafe & Dining?

Being in a business center (Dataran Prima), it may be challenging to get parking during weekdays as the parking bays will be occupied by the office workers. Fret not! There is ample parking in The Tube – the middle commercial building in Dataran Prima. You can park in the basement and walk over to W Cafe & Dining.

On weekends, there are plenty of parking along the road and outside the cafe. And best! Parking is free!

W Cafe & Dining

The front of the shop has a full glass entrance and window, thereby allowing natural lighting to brighten the shop further from outside. In terms of space; though small, the cafe also feels cozy at the same time. There are about 6 to 7 tables which can sit from 2 to 5 pax per table.

There is a special display cabinet for their coffees and cookies. Do explore it!

What started as an inspiration, grew and manifested into our latest outlet. A design developed and constructed from the foundation of Japanese Modernism. In here, you will find the tranquility of contemporary minimalism while enjoying a hot cup of coffee. Life.

W Cafe & Dining

“Home to the Hasselhöff Sourdough loaf🍞, Sandwich 🥪 & Pizza 🍕.” Don’t miss out on their Sourdoughs!

Turkey Ham and Cheese Sandwich (RM12.90)
Sumiso Roast Beef (RM18.90)

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Jo’s Bakery @ Tropicana Avenue

Recently, I attended a private function at Jo’s Bakery.

Park in Tropicana Avenue’s multi-storey or basement parking, and then walk over to Jo’s Bakery on the ground floor.

Jo’s Bakery is not hard to miss and easy to spot (bakery) in Tropicana Avenue. It is located just next to Village Grocer.

After your grocery shopping at Village Grocer or meals at one of the restaurants in Tropicana Avenue, you can stroll over to Jo’s Bakery.

About Jo’s Bakery

Jo’s Bakery is your local, premium home-baked cheesecake specialist. They bake premium quality products from fresh and natural ingredients with no preservatives. There are also pastries, all day meal sets, and awesome coffee.

Jo’s Bakery has a beautiful and bright loft layout. It is very inviting with it’s floor-to-ceiling glass entrance.

Sit at the high table to enjoy the view of shoppers walking out of Village Grocer and strangers passing by. Lounge on their cozy chairs, and enjoy a scone and a cup of hot tea.

For more privacy, you’re welcome to sit upstairs in their loft. Sit at the high table or comfortably lean against the wall on the bench.

Jo’s Bakery Menu

They’re all day meals run from 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM.

Indulge in their Cauliflower Rice with smoked salmon, fried egg, and salad or Mushroom Spaghetti.

For lighter meals, have bites of their bread with half-boiled egg or scrambled egg, or with cheese, egg, and salad. You’ve the choice of either a Wholemeal German or Olive bread. Also check out their Baked Eggs with Mushroom with salad, or with salad and German bread.

Craving for something local? Take bites out of their Terengganu’s Mini Paung. It comes in a set of 6 mini butter buns with butter and homemade kaya.

Their scones are also not to be missed! The scones come in Regular 2s or Mini 6s. You can even customize the flavours: original, earl grey, cheese and onion, rosemary, or a mix of any 4 flavors.

Jo’s Bakery’s premium cheesecakes are the highlights, must tries, and not to be missed.

The recommendations are Durian, Lime Avocado, Earl Grey, Pandan Coconut, Gula Melaka Cendol, and Burnt Cheesecake cheesecakes. The cakes come in slices, 7″ cake, 8″ cake, or 9″ cake.

Jo’s Bakery Online

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Fluffed Cafe and Dessert Bar

Fluff it Out at Fluffed Cafe and Dessert Bar

Looking for a hip cafe to hang out and chat over desserts? Look no further than Fluffed Cafe & Dessert Bar in Taman Paramount, Petaling Jaya.

How to Get to Fluffed

Fluffed Cafe is not hard to miss as it’s located along the row of shops directly facing the main road – Jalan 20/7.

It is situated in a strategic location. As Paramount Garden and Sea Park are mature neighbourhoods; Fluffed Cafe caters well to the elderlies who have sweet tooth and the young adults looking for their next dessert.

You can park in the inner lane, along the main road, or behind the shops around the housing area.

After lunch or dinner at Ribs King, Washoku Japanese Restaurant, or Restaurant New Seaview, you can walk over to Fluffed Cafe for dessert. Better be there early as usually later afternoons or after 8.00pm is when the crowds line up to enter the cafe.

Check out their menu below


Celebrate your birthday in Fluffed Cafe and be featured in their Have a Fluffed Birthday! album.

Fluff it out at Fluffed


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