Fresh Water Prawns @ Han Thoy Restaurant, Panchor (Johor)

Panchor is a small town within Muar district in Johor situated approximately 30km north east of Muar’s town center. Back in the older days when road networks were not as developed as they are today, Panchor was a busy river port used to transport inner agricultural and plantation crops on the Muar River. Fresh river prawns are aplenty too, which …

Fried Prawn Noodle @ Jalan Hashim, Muar

Fried Prawn Noodle (more commonly known as Hokkien Mee by the Singaporeans) is one of the foods in Singapore I miss consistently. Actually it’s not that you cannot find Fried Prawn Noodle in KL, just head to the food courts in larger malls like Pavilion and there will be probably a stall selling it. But those are only good as …

OId Cathay Cinema Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Ali, Muar

Coming from Penang myself I have ridiculously high standards when it comes to Char Koay Teow. But it also means I might be biased when judging Char Koay Teow from other states. In the Southern parts of Malaysia like Melaka, Johor and Singapore, Char Koay Teow is fried to appear dark but the overall concept remains the same since both …

Traditional Tong Sui Stall @ Glutton Street, Muar

If you are visiting Muar I am pretty sure you would visit their famous Glutton Street. Although there are quite a number of stalls along the street, most of the food is repetitive since there are multiple stalls selling the same thing. But among all, there is one dessert stall which I find quite unique and their traditional ‘tong sui‘ …