Reach for the Skies By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Climb the last of the 65 steps and an astounding view takes your breath away. A panorama of limestone hills, geothermal hot s...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen What sad news to hear from both Kimran Goo and Dato’ Dr Wenddi Anne Chong, co-owners of Marianis@7, that they plan to close the restaurant and...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen How would you like to get steamed up with your own hot pot instead of having to share with your gr...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Regarded as two of the most decadent delicacies in the western culinary world, Caviar and Champagn...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen There are a few Asian dishes that I am always on the lookout for. One is a Laksa be it Siamese, Sarawakian, Singapore or from any state in Malaysia ...read more
Given that organ meat is touted to be healthier than regular meat, Michelle’s is the stall I go to when I have the urge for some innards.
Firstly that Tamara’s has discontinued serving breakfasts. I noted this with a sigh as I was looking forward to bringing my son to sample their choice of Apom, both sweet and savoury.
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen It has been open for nearly three years and in a very popular location too: just past the highway ...read more
Dome Restaurant at Meru Valley Resort has announced a fresh new menu influenced by a fusion of Western delights and Asian flavours. Showcasing ten new additions to the men...read more
Tower Regency is bringing back one of their best-selling dishes last year, Shell Out, alongside with their famous South Indian fare, Bamboo Biryani. The Quick Lunc...read more
As the holiday seasons approach, a refreshing new set lunch menu has been launched at Meru Valley Resort Dome Restaurant.
The latest “hot” item to hit the Foodie market which you will find in many of the top Chinese restaurants in Ipoh is the Common Ice Plant or Mesembryanthemum crystallinum.
Ever encountered a white laksa before? Well I just had my first encounter and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Proprietors/chefs Gillian Chin and Anna Lee, both work in the kitchen...read more
New in Town Unveiled in July, The Porch is the latest addition in town for your next tipple and bistro dining to toast the setting sun. The urban hideaway features a LED-...read more
A big welcome to the “pork-free” Dim Sum family, hitherto monopolised by Greentown Dim Sum and Yuk Sou Hin @ WEIL. This is Canning Dim Sum situated in a prime spot righ...read more
New brooms sweep clean they say but that does not necessarily augur well for precious antiques. The same applies to food. New dishes are wonderful and bring new taste treats to jad...read more
I love Sri Lankan food and I love Indian food. Putting the two together means I get to eat coconut sambol with my favourite curries and also some unusual salads which I don’t...read more
Nosh News with SeeFoon I have always believed that eye-appeal is as important as taste and if looking at pictures of food makes t...read more
It is very heartening for me see young Ipohites coming home to roost and for a Foodie like me, right down my alley – opening restaurants – bringing with them thei...read more
By Ili Aqilah With more than ten years of experience in the F&B industry, duo Safwan Hussin and Nashril Khalid decided to open a restaurant together in 2015. Three years lat...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen When my driver dropped me off at Satasivam, he remarked, “Oh this one is very old”, meaning that it has been around for a long time. And yet, de...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen A new menu is wowing diners at the Dome in Meru Valley Resort. Executive Chef Desmond and his team have been burning the midnight oil in not only producing ...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Your daily dose of happiness is now at WEIL Hotel. Whether it’s for that small bite of sweetness, Macarons have always satisfied the most discerning...read more
Meru Valley Resort Ipoh Perak ushers in auspicious fasting month by announcing its special Lambaian Desa Festival buffet promotion...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Finally we can now eat Lok Lok in Ipoh without standing out on the street. Essentially a hawker specialty, Lok Lok, where all the food is on skewers...read more
By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen This tucked away café in Ipoh Garden East occupies what used to be Tammy’s Kitchen. Since LVI Choong took over the restaurant and brou...read more
The month of Ramadan is always associated with delicious spreads, not only for Muslims but for other foodies as well. There is no ...read more
Nosh News By Ili Aqilah What is the best way to fight the scorching hot weather we are having these days? A scoop (or two!) of Ice Cream of course. But where to get the good ones...read more
Cosy, comfortable and right in the heart of the tourist belt of Old Town.
Such a simple no fuss meal…. And it is all written out in the menu. First order your spicy claypot.
By Tan Mei Kuan Established in March last year, So-mn (pronounced ‘soh muhn’) is a teahouse cum antique store which doubles as an arts and culture hub. Its name is der...read more
Leonardo da Vinci would cringe – if they had pizzas in his day that is.
February 2018 ushers two significant events – Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year. To celebrate the occasions, Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites will host the &lsquo...read more
To usher in the Year of the Dog in 2018, Yuk Sou Hin at WEIL Hotel has prepared a sumptuous line-up of Cantonese delicacies. The 8-9 course meal takes off with an authentic favour...read more
In celebration of the coming Chinese New Year, Syeun Hotel has a line-up of special promotions and entertainments. To begin with, the auspicious reunion dinner feast on February 1...read more
If you’re looking for home-made quality Nyonya kuih and delights, head to O’Days for traditional kuih satisfaction.
Cousins Paul and Fong started a home-based baking company 18 years ago when home baking was not the norm. In fact, they stumbled o...read more
I have always loved Laksa, in all its various manifestations be it Asam (tamarind), Lemak (coconut) or even Fried, as offered in the newly-opened Laksa Leaf Cafe in Jalan Canning E...read more
Located at Taman Canning, Ipoh, Purple Moon Lover offers a combination of Japanese meals, bakery and good desserts.
La Tentation, French for temptation, is a cosy fusion-style cafe cum bakery tucked away in Bandar Ipoh Raya. Established early last year, it has a mostly white interior dotted with...read more
Fancy a no-brainer make-your-own-dinner but without the hassle of shopping, cleaning, chopping and preparation that cooking at hom...read more
Fancy an old fashioned Irish breakfast? At any time of the day? Then head to Healy Mac’s the genuine Irish pub in Greentown, where the beer flows and the food is robust.
I usually avoid vegetarian restaurants like the plague, not because I’m an avid carnivore but because of the tendency especially in Chinese ones to use an excessive amount of MSG.
Located at Sunway City, Foods Project has been operating since 2012 where they serve a mixed of both Western and Asian cuisines.
What sets one Biryani apart from another? For someone like me who lives to eat, it’s all governed by my taste buds, having been honed from young to detect nuances in food, of...read more
Halloween is an annual event popular among Western youths who would dress in ghoulish costumes and engage in “trick-...read more
Nosh News with SeeFoon By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Pics by Vivien Lian Good news for fans of Wonton Noodles and all the wonderful ...read more
While Ipoh Old Town is now overflowing with fusion and western eating establishments, one cafe has set itself apart from the flock, selling local dishes and drinks instead.
Located at Meru Raya, Goreng Goreng that started as a food truck back in 2016, has now bloomed into a rustic-themed restaurant where guests can not only dine on scrumptious Malay a...read more
“This has to be one of the best Otak Otak I’ve ever tasted,” slurped SeeFoon our inimitable food critic, as she tucked into one of these delectable banana leaf pa...read more
Beginning July, Maharaj Restaurant is now offering original Indian chaats hailing from different regions of India for high tea from 3pm to 6pm. The items, mostly vegetarian, are pr...read more
If yummilicious baked items are your thing, then head over to Indulgence on weekends for brunch, lunch or afternoon tea. A new Bakery Table has been launched at Indulgence Restaura...read more
Residing at one of the oldest buildings (1949), in Ipoh, lies a cafe with a unique name and a lengthy menu that will cater to the needs of any foodie.
Ipoh has been known to many for its great coffee, but how many cafes are actually embracing the culture of drinking, learning and appreciating coffee? Ninety One cafe, which starte...read more
Why Black District? Simply because the cafe is a hidden place where guests can dine on scrumptious food, while listening to local bands or playing foosball or darts. Located in fro...read more
Running on the theme “Dine with Nature”, Kafe Jun Chillax at Bandar Baru Medan offers affordably-priced home-cooked food. It is just the place for those who have no tim...read more
Have you tasted roasted meat done in a ceramic oven using traditional grilling methods of North-East Kazakhstan? This is the unique selling point of BBQ Lamb Ipoh – Roasted ...read more
A new cafe wittily named The Morning After (wonder how many hangovers get cured here?) recently opened at the M-Roof Hotel which is also in the the throes of a soft opening. The Mo...read more
A young man, in his 40s, neatly dressed in a stream-lined suit, with crumpled rolled-up sleeves, gave a welcoming yet earnest smile, and it’s easy to identify him as one of t...read more
Pundi Kacang might sound like an odd name to some but wait till you step into the studio and rekindle childhood memories.
Known to many for their signature Nasi Lemak, Nelli’s Deli recently moved to a new location right in the heart of the tourist spot in Ipoh, Kong Heng Square, to cater to the needs of foodies.
At only RM15 a meal, customers of Eyan’s Boutique Cafe can get a taste of not one but four different dishes served on a tray.
It is hard not to recognise the rainbow-coloured shop lots at Jalan Sultan Iskandar or Hugh Low Street. Aside from Hello Elvis (featured in issue 229) there is another cafe known f...read more
You may see a line up every time this humble little cafe opens. Located right in the heart of the tourist spot, Patisserie Boutique doesn’t need a long explanation to introdu...read more
With the love she had for food, Khaleeda Khadri and her family decided to run their first cafe, Bonda’s Baker, located at Brewster Road. The cafe serves both Asian and Wester...read more
The world’s largest festival, Oktoberfest also known as Beer Festival, makes its way again to WEIL from September 16 till October 2. Oktoberfest is a German annual festival h...read more
Some of us may have heard of the traditional Chinese dish called “Buddha Jumps Over the Wall” which is also known as &...read more
I am not going to win any popularity awards with my foodie buddies this issue as I write about one of my/their favourite breakfast...read more
Opened recently on July 25, Koppe Me was created by Lieza Zakaria and her husband who are not strangers in the field of F&B. The cozy cafe offers more than 20 food items on the...read more
Lucky Restaurant on Pasir Puteh main road has always been one of my places to go to whenever I am looking for a ‘Tsing’ meal. ‘Tsing’ is the Cantonese descr...read more
Malaysia’s number one favourite all time meal, Nasi Lemak is sold almost everywhere in the country. While some stick with the classic white-coconut-milk-infused-rice, two boy...read more
For this issue we are bringing yet another two new food trucks, and one previously featured, to cater to the taste buds of foodies in Ipoh. While one serves one of Ipoh’s ico...read more
That tedious long wait for your car to be washed and cleaned has now been given a food relief at Tina Cafe & X-press Car Wash, located at Jalan Kompleks Sukan. With over thirte...read more
Calling coffee lovers! Coming all the way from Northern Thailand, the fresh coffee beans of Doi Chaang village will guarantee to f...read more
Food trucks in Ipoh are making a mark not only among youths but also for foodies who appreciate good street food. The latest member to join nine other food trucks in Ipoh is Ali Ye...read more
With new cafes popping up like mushrooms after rain in Ipoh, it is still hard to find any that cater to the needs of dessert-lovers.
Chicken wing lovers! Get ready to experience award-winning flavours brought to you by Wing Zone, now open at Greentown, Ipoh.
Located at Taman Cempaka, Food Station is slowly gaining the attention from the crowds especially from youth with their unique and...read more
Ipohites were in for a treat when Gee Wong, 29, a raw food chef from Peace of Green Rawsome Kitchen, Hong Kong, gave an exclusive demonstration and sampling of raw vegan food on Su...read more
Looking for a new tempat to whet your appetite? Eurasia Café in Bandar Baru Medan Ipoh just opened its doors about three months ago to the public. Ipoh born, New Zealand/Aus...read more
One can’t simply deny the fact that Ipoh is heaven for food lovers. Especially for this year end issue, we bring you three upcoming eateries that will guarantee to satisfy your hunger.
Laksa has been one of the iconic foods in Malaysia that is enjoyed by everyone regardless of their age and who can blame them?
I always make it a habit to update myself on the latest foodie trends or new dishes being offered by my favourite restaurants. One such restaurant is the Yuk Sou Hin Chinese restau...read more
Nosh News By Ili Aqilah With so many hipster cafes popping up like mushrooms after a rainy day, how do they distinguish themselves from the others and cater to hungry foodies? We...read more
There is new way of serving drinks and Coffee King, is the proud pioneer. For only RM5, customers of Coffee King will get to enjoy...read more
Craving for Mexican food? Head to Konda Kondi, a halal cafe that serves not only Mexican food, but also some local delicacies. Located in the heart of Ipoh city, Konda Kondi offer...read more
MyELEPHANT Thai Restaurant opened its doors in Ipoh recently. Being the sixth and only one outside the Klang Valley, it is a well recognised name amongst foodies. Although being a...read more
Another new dessert place has opened despite all the cafes flooding Old Town. This place is a healthy option for those with a sweet tooth.
Nasi lemak has been one of Malaysia’s signature food equally loved by locals and tourists. Fans of Nasi Lemak in Ipoh now ha...read more
Coffee enthusiasts in Ipoh can now indulge in a wide selection of coffee for breakfast at Suhami Cafe, located at Taman Kledang.
Nosh News By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Hankering for a bowl of fresh cooked noodles or congee? Then look no further than Michelle&rs...read more
The next time you crave for good and tender satay, try and visit the nearest Sate Legend in your area. The franchise owner, Zuri Azma B Zulkifli or Kak Azma to her customer, used h...read more
Fans of halal fusion and western food in Ipoh have a new place to discover. 7Sky Cafe at Mydin Meru Ipoh is serving homemade meals made by the chef himself.
Tucked away amidst the many boutiques in Ipoh Garden South is a cafe that specialises in pasta, tea and desserts called Pt Grande. ‘Pt’ stands for ‘Pasta & Ta...read more
A review of molecular food at Citrus Wine and Dine, and Indian banana-leaf lunch at Bar.Racuda Restaurant.
A new cafe has hit the town. This particular cafe is not like other cafes in town. It does not have the typical modern look but it gives much sweet memories to those who were born in the 1980s.
Syeun Hotel Continuing their success for four consecutive years, Syeun Hotel is having their fifth ‘100 Families Re...read more
Ipoh Foodies will be delighted to learn that a new eatery, A Li Yaa Island Restaurant & Bar, has just opened its doors to test your taste buds.
You know that the quality of food in an establishment has to be good when there are well seasoned professionals at the helm, professionals who have moved up the ranks in leading in...read more
A new concept in dining has been introduced in Ipoh by Bar.Racuda Restaurant & Bar. The do-It-yourself BBQ dinner will see diners enjoying their barbeque amidst a light...read more
Ipohites had an unusual treat at the Lost World of Tambun when more than 30 of them were given a bath in the Kepura Cave. Not your ordinary bath with soap and water but a sound bat...read more
Nosh News Citrus Wine and Dine held a Wine Pairing Dinner recently for the International Wine and Food Society of Ipoh (IWFS) with guest chef Horst Futterer which had guests still...read more
Nosh News By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Always ever ready for new taste experiences, sampling the Iced Manual Drip Coffee at the Happ...read more
Nosh News By Susan Ho In our current 21st century ‘disposable’ culture, one would not expect to see things from the past, let alone being displayed for sale in a shop...read more
Coffee, tea, pastries, snacks and light meals. This sounds like items you can find in a typical cafe. However, there is a different cafe in town. It doesn’t only serve the us...read more
Nosh News Deen Burger Bakar Pictures of burgers from a particular stall have been circulating on Facebook recently. Deen Burger ...read more
Nosh News By SFCK What’s new in Food and Beverage in Ipoh Fancy a drink and a light snack before heading home? Then Marianis Italian Restaurant has just the right thing fo...read more