Modern Thai, Jalan Ipoh, KL

Posted by vivien | Kuala Lumpur and Selangor | Wednesday 24 August 2011 9:21 pm
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Note: This restaurant already closed down!

Fried rice menu. Modern Thai is a few months old thai restaurant which i think is manned by chinese.


tom yam menu


Tom Yam Fried Rice, RM6.50

Ordinary fried rice


Tom Yam Chicken Meehoon, RM5.50

One of the worst tom yam i ever had, it is super oily and taste of chili and no aroma.

Address: Modern Thai

651-G, Batu 4, Jalan Ipoh,

51100 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: 03-6253 3332


Lim Kee Pan Mee, Taynton View, Cheras

Posted by vivien | Kuala Lumpur and Selangor | Wednesday 24 August 2011 9:15 pm
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Lim Kee Pan Mee in Cheras


Small(RM4.50) Big(RM5.30)


Just another ordinary pan mee. I prefer pan mee which is thicker and with bite, this one is just a bit too smooth.



Address: Lim Kee
Restoran Lim Kee Pan Mee
53, Jalan Dato Haji Harun
Taynton View, Cheras
56000 Kuala Lumpur

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Invited Review: Upper Deck, Tanzini @ GTower

Posted by vivien | Kuala Lumpur and Selangor | Thursday 18 August 2011 1:33 am
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Above is Tanzini’s Upper Deck located on the top floor(29th floor) of GTower, accessible only through 28th floor(Tanzini restaurant)

Thanks to Gladys of Goldis Berhad for invitation to the launch of Upper Deck, Tanzini in G Tower Hotel (near intersection of Jalan Ampang and Jalan Tun Razak). A group of us were generously treated to a 6-course fine dining.

View from bar on the 28th floor of G Tower

Another view from bar area

Food bloggers in attendance

Bread and dippings of balsamic vinegar + olive oil, chilli oil and some red pepper tapenade in the middle

Menu, 4-course dinner (RM155++); 5-course dinner(RM185++); 6-course dinner(RM215++)

Above is their menu for a 6-course meal

Yummy bite size appetizer(amuse bouche) of crab meat with potato chip on top

Equally yummy duo of hokkaido scallop (caramelized scallop with pureed edamame, carpaccio scallop with crab roe emulsion

Baby Lobster tail salad, the green ball in the middle is a molecular basil ravioli which have jelly-like texture.

small and dainty portion of Momotaro Tomato Gazpacho with tiger prawn

Smoked duck tea (ox tongue ragu ravioli, black trumpet mushroom served with a pot of smoked duck consomme)

Starter: Butternut squash ravioli with avruga caviar and creamy sea urchin.
Starter: Pacific rainbow trout based with sweet corn cooked risotto style

This is fine dining, big plates and bite size food

Palate cleanser of citrus sorbet before starting the main courses

Glass panel on the ceiling of the restaurant

Lamb Rack in sweet granola bar crust, caramelised onion on top of mashed potatoes & spiced peach chutney. The meat is very tender, but they undercooked it a wee bit that we have to send the above back to the kitchen for a little more heat.


Beef tenderloin and cheek is tender and yummy as well, same as above it was tad too rare that we have to send it back to the kitchen.


Yellowtail king fish(hamachi fish)

I am less than impressed with the profiteroles with banana ice cream dessert as the ice cream felt icy and the choux pastry taste like it has been in the fridge together with the ice cream for too long.

A little photo of klcc before the meals end at little pass 11pm

Upper Deck, Tanzini
Level 29, GTower (access to Upper Deck through Tanzini Level 28)
199, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
Website: GTower Hotel

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Invited Review: Sri Kulai Microwavable Frozen Ready-to-eat Meal

Posted by vivien | Product | Sunday 14 August 2011 9:25 pm
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Sri Kulai1
Thanks to Andora of Truth Communications Sdn Bhd, i was given a Sri Kulai goodie bag which consists of 6 items to be reviewed.

Sri Kulai2

clockwise from top left: Nasi Lemak with Rendang Chicken, Sambal Lengkuas Udang with Rice, Spaghetti Bolognese, Teochew Mai with chicken soup, dumpling with chicken soup and beancurd chicken roll

Sri Kulai3

Box removed, not yet micowaved. Need to tear a small opening in one corner of each items so that steam can escape. Although the package mentioned all the items to be microwaved for 4 minutes, i find some part of the food still icy/cold after 4 minutes, so it is better to microwave them for 5 minutes.

Sri Kulai4

Dim sum items ready to be eaten. I like the siew mai(rightmost) the best, made with minced chicken, mushroom and i think some coriander. The left most beancurd is ok, i don’t fancy the dumpling(middle in picture above) as the wrapping is too thick and the filling tasted quite bland. Above dim sum items all priced at RM7.90 each.

Sri Kulai5

Nasi lemak one of their top seller is quite nice with surprisingly fluffy rice(RM5.90. There are 2 pieces of chicken. The sambal and rendang chicken taste quite good, only lacking curry spice aroma which could have been lost after being frozen for quite some time.

Sri Kulai6

Their sambal lengkuas udang(RM5.90), recipe is from one of their winner from “Sri Kulai All-Time Favourite Recipe Search” competition. The sambal is similar to that in their nasi lemak, and the prawn although small is not floury.

Sri Kulai7

Spaghetti bolognese is one of their popular item as well, taste ok.

Among all the items above, i like Teochew Mai with chicken soup, nasi lemak and sambal lengkuas udang.

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Kedai Makanan Hai Ung(Kuala Selangor branch), Kepong

Posted by vivien | Kuala Lumpur and Selangor | Friday 12 August 2011 1:44 am
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Hai Ung restaurant in Kepong, near Carrefour Kepong


Shark soup, ~RM12, measly few pieces of fish meat and salty msg taste soup, forgettable


Marmite baby squid, ~RM15


BBQ Fish, ~RM18, terribly oily and the coating is thick, floury and pasty


soup menu


squid menu


fish menu



One would assume a Kuala Selangor establishment will serve pretty good food, but the food i tasted above is far from good.

Address: Hai Ung

No 146, Jalan Rimbunan Raya,

Taman Laman Rimbunan Kepong

52100 KL

HQ: Bangan Sungai Yu, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor

Telephone: 03-3289 6828

Business Hour: 11am – 11pm

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