Kai See Hor Fun shop in Ipoh
Malaysian Culture

Food in Ipoh

Ipoh has a great food scene which unfortunately tended to get overlooked in favour of Penang, which is generally considered the culinary centre of Malaysia. [Read more…]

Outdoor seating at Plan b
Ipoh Restaurants

Plan b in Ipoh

Plan b opened in 2013 and during the first 5 years of being in business this restaurant has established itself as the ‘coolest’ venue in [Read more…]

Tandoori chicken at Kapitan Restaurant
Malaysian Culture

Kapitan Restaurant in Penang

Kapitan Restaurant is a real ‘dining institution’ in Penang. This cheap long running restaurant is a firm favourite with both the locals and tourists. Kapitan [Read more…]

Plate of Nasi Kandar
Malaysian Culture

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar is a popular dish eaten throughout the Malay peninsular which originated in Penang. The dish is heavily influenced by the traditional cuisine of [Read more…]

Nasi Lemak is the national dish of Malaysia
Malaysian Culture

Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak is a rice dish which is considered the national dish of Malaysia. The name Nasi Lemak means ‘oily rice’ and the main component [Read more…]

Curry laksa
Malaysian Culture


Laksa is a generic name for a variety of spicy noodle soup dishes commonly eaten in Malaysia, with variants on the dish, such as khanom [Read more…]