Malaysian Food Adventures #14: Pan Mee, Assam Laksa and Popiah at Restaurant New Apollos

Pan Mee is one dish which needed to get checked off my “Foods to eat in Malaysia list” before I leave back to Perth. Pan Mee also known as Ban Mian, a Hakka style noodle. The noodle dough is actually made from flour and it is traditionally hand-kneaded and torn into smaller pieces of dough, being the flat strips of noodle. Pan Mee is everywhere in KL and you can find it mostly at Hawker Centres too. Rumours has it that the Pan Mee at Restaurant New Apollos is worth trying. And so, I set out on another foodie adventure … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #14: Pan Mee, Assam Laksa and Popiah at Restaurant New Apollos

Malaysian Food Adventures #1: Hokkien Mee

In between vendors selling fake LV and Chanel bags and many any other things that you could possibly think of, lies Kim Lian Kee. Kim Lian Kee is one of the oldest restaurantsĀ situated in the heart of Petaling Street or Chinatown at Kuala Lumpur. It was believed that Fried Hokkien Mee was invented by Ong Kim Lian, the owner of Kim Lian Kee in 1927. (It has been established over 80 years ago!) For a really good and authentic Hokkien Mee, it has to be stir-fried with charcoal fire. As there are two Kim Lian Kee restaurants in Chinatown, I … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #1: Hokkien Mee