Category Archives: I Love KL

Ril’s Steakhouse & Remembering Old KL

Bagai Kacang Lupakan Kulit. — old Malay proverb. If history is like our parents as TimeOut KL’s editor, Lim Chee Wah, suggested in the February’12 issue, then we are guilty of irreverence and negligence. Lim writes in his editorial note, “the past is a very powerful thing and it’s not just about nostalgia or having…

Restaurant Sek Yuen, Jalan Pudu KL: Forever Young

My gong-gong (maternal grandfather), left his home in Southern China and arrived in Malaysia at the beginning of World War II because of poverty and a lack of job opportunities. He believed that life in another country would be much better than staying put in China. His hope to provide his large family with a…

Hawker Jalan Seladang, Pudu: The Mystery of KL

There’s a certain mysterious quality that I like about KL. The city can be so familiar, yet be mysterious in many other ways. It’s baffling how I’ve lived here all my life and still find “new” things and places that are still unknown to me. Such is the case of this”new” place I’ve discovered. “New”…

Vishal Food and Catering, Brickfields: Lessons From My Dad

This post is part of the I LOVE KL series which I’ve recently started and aims to showcase a tapestry of personal stories weaved in together with the love for our home city. I am also looking at collaborating with guest writers who loves their food as much as their city in the future. Email…

Restaurant Hong Ngek, Jalan Tun HS Lee: How Could We Have Not Met?

I may never be a soul singer nor a rapper. I’d imagine that Jay-Z and Alicia Keys will be doing a haunting and inspiring rendition of these words about our capitol city if this was their home. But then agian, perhaps lyrics writing isn’t exactly my forte either. Forgive me for butchering their #1 hit…

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