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IT Roo Cafe @ Johor Bahru – I will come back for their chicken chop!

Monday, 25 May 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Malaysia, Travel

Even though I am a Hainanese, my family is not a huge fan of chicken chop. We cooked many other traditional dishes, except for chicken chop. Probably because it needs a lot of time and effort to prepare really good plate of chicken chop. During my recent trip to Johor, I had one of the most delicious Hainanese chicken chop at IT Roo. Awarded the “Best Chicken Chop in Malaysia” …

EH HE Gallery | Ink Brew Cafe by JWC – Coffee with Nostalgia in Johor Bahru

Saturday, 23 May 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Cafe, Malaysia

The cafe scene in Johor Bahru is booming, with more interesting concepts coming up. One of them is Ink Brew by JWC with the adjoining Eh He The Classic Accents Art House, occupying seven units of old shops at the top of Jalan Trus that also enjoys road frontage at Jalan Ibrahim and Jalan Tan Hiok Nee. You must be wondering what’s Eh He? Well, it’s is derived from E(art)h …

Restoran Kin Hua @ Johor Bahru

Thursday, 21 May 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: * Must Try *, Malaysia

Don’t have a vehicle but wants to eat in Johor? No problem lah! Because there are a lot of good food around Johor Bahru City Square. If you want a traditional breakfast, head to Restoran Kin Wah (锦华餐室) near Jalan Tan Hiok Nee “Culture Street” (文化街). This is an simple, no-frills kopitiam selling old school breakfast. This place serves one of the best coffee and half-boiled eggs in my opinion. …

Restoran Tong @ Johor Bahru

Saturday, 11 April 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Malaysia, Travel

It wasn’t easy to find Restoran Tong. We took many turns and ultimately had to ask a local for directions before finally reaching our destination. Mr Poh Ah Tong is the owner of Restaurant Tong. He is a Hainanese and started this business in the 1970s. His 30-year-old son, Kenny, is currently helping him in the kitchen but Mr Poh still insists on doing his own marketing. You may ask …

Yuen Kee Chicken Rice @ Johor Bahru

Sunday, 5 April 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Hawker, Malaysia, Travel

Our second stop for JB Makan Trail landed at Yuen Kee Chicken Rice (源记鸡饭). Located in Kedai Kopi Yee Chia Ler, it is a humble, no-fuss chicken rice stall but it is well worth your effort to track it down to try their special fried chicken, as evident in the rows of golden roasted chickens displayed at the counter. I went to ask the stall owners about why their fried …