Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 5 (Yong’s Steam Bot Garden 泳池海鲜生锅園)

Steamboat meal was excellent. Ricky’s friend said there are a few steamboat restaurants in Batu Pahat but Yong’s is well known among the locals for their fresh tasty food and reasonable prices. Indeed, we saw a good turnover of diners during our dinner. Benny said he liked the fact that the broth was not overly … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 4 (Da Bei Shui 大杯水)

While we were at Kedai Makanan Swee Kee, Benny noticed a banner across the street (in front of a food centre) informing their regulars that Mee Jian Kueh had moved to Da Bei Shui Kopitiam. These were the two places we wanted to go and now that they are housed under one roof, our route … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 3 (Kedai Makanan Minuman Ah Soon 阿顺猪杂汤)

Our next destination was supposedly a heavenly tasting snack but our roving eyes caught a crowded kopitiam selling fish head beehoon shop, Kedai Makanan Minuman Ah Soon 阿顺猪杂汤. Needless to say, the gluttony part of us detoured from the original route and we dashed swiftly to it. All of us agreed that this unexpected discovery … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 2 (Kedai Makan Swee Kee 水记炖品)

Tony mentioned a no signboard fish ball noodles stall which comes highly recommended by Johor Kaki readers from Batu Pahat. He’d missed this stall during all his previous visits to Batu Pahat and was hoping that it would be opened today. As luck was on our side, the stall was opened for business that morning. … Continue reading

Hip Hip Hooray!

Thank you everyone for the kind concern expressed. Mom is recuperating well after her operation and is back to her jovial self. She saw the platforms (3 inches high) that Valerie was wearing and she squirmed. “Put on sensible shoes!” My mom fractured her hips. She was wearing, according to her, cheap sandals. The straps … Continue reading

Romancing The Dish @ Ivy’s Haninanese Mutton Soup 海南药材羊肉汤

So all the lovers were celebrating yesterday and I’m sure they are still high from the adoration for each other. Speaking of love, here’s a hawker’s love story… Some background: In Singapore, Hainanese (a minority Chinese dialect group) are known to be good cooks. In fact, Hainanese men rather than women are known to be … Continue reading

Da Jie Famous Wanton Mee 大姐云吞面 @ 209 Jalan Besar

This trip to the Da Jie Famous Wanton Mee was after my visit to Restoran Chin Chin 晶晶面家茶室 in Johor where everything from the noodles to chilli sauce were homemade. With that fresh encounter in mind, I was afraid my latitude was given to the latter. The unfounded fear was confirmed after my first bite … Continue reading