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2016 Year of Monkey Ang Pow Packets from Supermarkets & Shopping Malls
Feb22

2016 Year of Monkey Ang Pow Packets from Supermarkets & Shopping Malls

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is the 15th day of Lunar New Year which is also known as Chap Goh Mei. After celebrating for two weeks, the Spring Festival is coming to an end. How was your Chinese New Year thus far? I had lots of fun eating and bonding with my loved ones. I had earlier written a post on Ang Pow collection featuring red packets from banks in Malaysia. For this post, I’m gonna feature some of the Ang Pow...

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Happy Birthday to “YOU”! Let’s celebrate…with ‘Lou Sang’ (撈生)
Feb14

Happy Birthday to “YOU”! Let’s celebrate…with ‘Lou Sang’ (撈生)

Today is not just the 7th day of Chinese New Year but it’s also “everybody’s birthday”. And so, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!” We usually celebrate birthday with a nice birthday cake but for this ‘special birthday’, Chinese celebrate with a colorful “Yee Sang” (鱼生) platter. A superbly colorful Yee Sang platter. If you don’t already know, Yee Sang consists of pickles, shredded...

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2016 Best Ang Pow Packets from Banks
Feb07

2016 Best Ang Pow Packets from Banks

With Chinese New Year around the corner, it’s time of the year again to gather with family & friends and eating non stop. For kids, it’s their happiest time of the year cox they get to eat, play and receive Ang Pow (Hong Bao 紅包) from the elders. For married adults (like me), it’s time of the year to allocate a portion of money to be given out as Ang Pow! Usually before Chinese New Year approaches, banks will...

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Celebrating Monkey Year @ Hui Lau Shan 許留山 with Juztin Lan 刘界辉
Jan24

Celebrating Monkey Year @ Hui Lau Shan 許留山 with Juztin Lan 刘界辉

I was recently invited by Hui Lau Shan (許留山) to their new menu launch and also to join them for an early Chinese New Year celebration at their latest outlet in Setapak Central. Upholding the principles of healthy, freshness, uniqueness and creativity, Hui Lau Shan (許留山) introduces their two new Lou Sang dishes “Prosperity Lou Sang” and “Cheerful Lou Sang”. Also present at the media launch was Juztin Lan 刘界辉, Mr...

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Astro Chinese New Year #HoYeah2016 Campaign
Jan22

Astro Chinese New Year #HoYeah2016 Campaign <<猴爷大盛年>>

Ushering in the Year of Monkey, Astro launched an exciting Chinese New Year (CNY) campaign, #HoYeah2016 . I was recently invited by Astro to attend the preview of an exciting festive line-up which will be available to all Astro customers from 7th February until 22nd February 2016. There are plenty of entertainment lined up this festive season, which includes blockbuster movies, concerts, LIVE events, local shows and CNY specials. Have...

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Chinese New Year Cookies from Yong Sheng (荣成礼坊)
Jan19

Chinese New Year Cookies from Yong Sheng (荣成礼坊)

The Year of the Monkey 猴年 is coming soon, on 8th February 2016. With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, it’s time to go for shopping. There are lots to shop for; new clothes, new shoes, new accessories – everything also new & must be in red (auspicious color) and cox it’s the ‘Ong’ color. Haha One of the must-haves on the table during CNY is definitely a variety of cookies and snacks 😀 I...

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Chinese New Year 2015 Nin Chor Yee Dinner @ Restaurant Oversea (海外天大飯店), PJ Armada
Mar02

Chinese New Year 2015 Nin Chor Yee Dinner @ Restaurant Oversea (海外天大飯店), PJ Armada

When I was a kid, I used to look forward to Chinese New Year coz it meant school holidays and I could stay up late 🙂 Besides that, I also look forward to receiving red packets from my parents and relatives, watching lion dance show, playing firecrackers and eating tidbits. Now that I’m older, Chinese New Year for me is the time to get together with friends and visiting relatives to catch up 😉 For every year on the second day of...

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Chinese New Year 2015 Chor Yat Dinner @ Restoran Min Kok (明佫鱼翅酒家), Seremban
Feb28

Chinese New Year 2015 Chor Yat Dinner @ Restoran Min Kok (明佫鱼翅酒家), Seremban

Besides non stop eating all day, Chinese New Year is the time to visit relatives and it’s probably the only time you see them during the entire year. We make it a point to travel south to Seremban every year to visit The Wifey’s uncle. The journey usually takes approximately 45mins from KL. The Wifey’s uncle always bring us out for dinner when we visit him and this year, he brought us to Restoran Min Kok (明佫鱼翅酒家) in...

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