kampungboycitygal.com is 4 years old!


4 is an inauspicious number for the Chinese but 2009 has been a good year for us. Other than the non-stop binging with close friends like Christine, Chris and Aiwei; we did travel a bit. We went to: Bangkok (company trip for kampungboy, family trip for citygal) in October 09 and December 09 Hong Kong in April 09 Kota Kinabalu in April 09 Singapore in October 09 and December … [Read more...]

Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa @ Kota Damansara


Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa, an established name in Kampung Baru since 1973. The brand name is so strong that they have ventured into franchising now, with 12 branches available in Klang Valley and Malacca. Despite having a bad prior experience that we have decided not to blog about it, we will always give a restaurant a second chance unless it's a horrible transgression. So we said yes to the … [Read more...]

Brother John Burger @ Damansara Utama


Gourmet Burger or Street Burger? Sorry, but I'd take a messy, sloppy burger with overflowing juice that leaves my shirt stained, especially on days when cash runs low. KampungBoy's friend, Sehli introduced us to Brother John's burger some time ago and there is no turning back. It has remained as one of our favourite burger stall. The secret lies in the generous squeeze of various sauces that … [Read more...]

Season Greetings from KampungboyCitygal


Dear Readers and Bloggers, Merry Christmas and may this festival bring abundant joy and happiness in your life! Love, KampungboyCitygal Orchard Road's Christmas Light-Up remains as enchanting as ever this year. Enjoy the pictures! … [Read more...]

Bangkok, The City that Never Sleeps (I)


Sorry guys, there isn't any executive summaries like this or this because everything is pre-arranged by the tour agency. Just enjoy the pictures ok? #1 Suvarnabhumi Airport. The airport express, informally known as the Pink Line has started operation on the 5th of December 2009! It connects with the BTS Sukhumvit Line (Green Line, Route 1) and MRT Blue Line at Phaya Thai and Phetchaburi … [Read more...]

A RM64 Room Make Over!


Don't feel like spending a few dollars to spruce up a boring room? A simple make over on an accent wall can help to jazz up your space which I gladly did. And in my case, I spent only RM64! Here's How Step 1 – Select the Right Colour for Your Room The first step for DIY room painting is to select the right colour. Need help from the professional? Just click on the colour scheme help in … [Read more...]

Celebrating Christine’s Birthday @ Cristang, 8 Avenue PJ


To my dearest Christine, It’s your birthday and I’m thinking how glad I am that you were born. You are a good friend who's there to provide support when times are tough, and you bring positive vibe and happiness to everyone. Happy Birthday darling! I wish you another great year from the bottom of my heart. Love, Citygal We celebrated Christine's birthday last week with lots of … [Read more...]

Fulong & Jinguashi, Taiwan Part II – Gold Ecological Park


*LATEST* Taiwan Itinerary Year 2012 – 9 Days around Taipei, Taitung, Green Island, Kaohsiung, Jiufen For our full trip itinerary, please click here. Read Part I here. For our travelogue, please click here or here. I’ve completed the itinerary from our June 2009 trip, and now I’m going to do some add ons (from our August 2009 trip) for your easy reference and the following post is part … [Read more...]

Jarrod & Rawlins @ Damansara Height


New Menu Tasting at Jarrod & Rawlins, Damansara Heights. When a glorious invitation as such came by (from our favourite restaurant some more!), we can never say NO. As the purveyors of fine food & wine, Jarrod & Rawlins has been serving only the best food and wines with warm friendly services for the past decade.  We were so excited about the new menu, knowing that it will only get … [Read more...]

About Bird’s Nest


We all knew about bird's nest and and it's nutritional values and worth as much as $2,000 a kilogram. But do you know who did bird's nest come about? No, we didn't go to limestone caves and peek behind the scenes but we went to a shop lot that has been turned into "breeding grounds" for swiftlets. KampungBoy visited one of the famous swiflet breeder in Kuala Terengganu and the business is run … [Read more...]

Char Siew Zhai @ Aman Suria Damansara


Char Siew Zai is one place that we discovered by chance and has been going back ever since. The reasons being? 1. High tossing wantan mee The noodles are boiled and go through a cold bath to ensure the 'springyness". The breath taking moment come when the cook throw it up high and catch it with a sieve. This is repeated for a few times to ensure that the excessive moisture is well drained. … [Read more...]

Betty’s Midwest Kitchen, Aman Suria Damansara


Sorry for the hiatus. I just came back from a short holiday in Bangkok & Pattaya. Should I blog about Bangkok? :) We have always been passing by Betty's Midwest Kitchen and it is alway seen with a good crowd. "Famous ar?", asked KampungBoy.  "I really have no idea." I answered with a shrug. However, reviews on Betty's Midwest Kitchen from Food4Thot and The Normad Gourmand have further … [Read more...]