Cuisine in Melaka


In 2 weeks time, Malaysians of Hindu faith will celebrate the Deepavali festival of lights. May we take the opportunity of wishing our Hindu friends “Selamat Deepavali”.


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Cuisine in Melaka


This blogspot is being created to compliment our main Tourism Melaka website at

We hope to write our comments and views on the development of the tourism sector in Melaka so that old cultural jewels can be retained and new ones generated to attract more visitors to our Melakan shores.

For us to continue our journey, we like to invite visitors to pen their comments and views so that we can create a sustainable and vibrant tourism sector in Melaka.


TW Kang

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Restoran Yeen Lai ????????? during Kulaijaya, Johor.

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According to a local, this was where a famous Yun Lai (?????) originated and it’s a initial chronological emporium of a business…nowadays, a name of Yun Lai widespread each dilemma of Johor Bahru…

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We visited a grill around noon time, it was not crowded…the low sum business is doing by organisation of unfamiliar workers solely a cashier. We found out a prolongation of a low sum had changed to serve adult 21 miles during Kulai town, and a low sum are ecstatic each day to this ‘old’ emporium to keep a mutation of a food.

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We systematic a duck feet, Siew Mai (??) and Char Siew Bao (???). Overall good!

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The duck feet were a bit special on a stretch skin, a little skeleton were not disorderly dropping…Siew Mai was normal and a Char Siew Bao was proposal on a outdoor side, luscious and juicy inside, it was one of a good burn siew bao we had within JB and Kulai.

Price was reasonable and value a second visit.

The usually waste is a emporium too tighten to a categorical highway that creates we can't suffer a low sum peacefully, though we theory it became a ‘culture’ of this low sum grill where a business won’t worry about it anymore…

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Cuisine in Melaka


A new investment by the Hatten Group is going to be built at the end of Jalan Kee Ann. This 7 storey building with 2 basement car parks and 5 storeys of retail space will enhance the value of properties around Jalan Kee Ann.

This multi-million ringgit project is at Lot 427, Jalan Kee Ann,75100 Melaka. Completion of the project is expected to be done by 4th. Quarter of 2016.

With the over development of Bandar Hilir, finally, developers see the potential of Melaka New Chinatown especially beside the famous Melaka River.

In three years time ( by end 2016), the quiet area around the former Melaka Central Market will be transformed into a vibrant space. This area has been neglected since the Melaka Central Market was demolished in mid 1980s.

Details of this development can be viewed at :

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Another revisit to Food Republique during Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru.

This is my second revisit to Food Republique (N1.48435 E103.77502) since Jan 2011 that was some-more than dual years ago…
Everything looks a same, though we astounded by a ambience of a dishes that are most most improved than before…

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The cafeteria environment same as it…

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I like these yellow unresolved lighting arrangement unequivocally much, it combined a comfortable relax atmosphere within…

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We had 3 starters, 1 soup and 4 categorical march for a dinner…

1)  Nachos served with special sauce
2)  Italian Bruschetta
3)  Fried Polenta
4)  Chicken Clam Chowder
5)  Grilled Chicken Chop
6)  Cameralized Cheesy Cheese Bacon Burger
7)  Pan Fried Milked Fish
8)  Texas Honey Glazed Australia Beef Ribs

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These Nachos were handmade from a Chef – Ben. It was crunchy and went good with a special salsa from Food Republique.

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Cube distance of summer tomatoes, uninformed garden basil and garlic presented on tip of a crunchy biscuit. It had a small bit of sourness and ambience good for an appetizers!

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Fried Polenta is one of a friend’s Favorite, it’s an Italian corn plate boiled to perfection. It was crispy from a outdoor skin and soft, dainty inside, we tasted with and but a homemade sauce…both perfect! Don’t skip this appetizer!

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After taken a apprtizers, we had another dainty soup – Chicken Clam Chowder. Rich tawny duck and clams installed with potatoes in a clams bottom soup. Another astounded for us! The finely chopped clams churned good with a tawny duck soup…I like it!

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After a brief break, a categorical courses started to presented on a list one-by-one…

The initial was a Grilled Chicken Chop.

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The image of Grilled Chicken Chop served with a US Russet Potato Fries, Roasted vege and a homemade sharp black peppers sauce. The duck was good cooking with a special seasoning, good burn with a spices and proposal inside! And a homemade salsa played a large partial of a dish, Delicious!

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The ambience was good and formidable to described by words, with a good multiple of a burn outdoor skin and a luscious duck inside. You have to try this if we are a duck clout lover.

Followed by a Beef Bacon Burger.

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The large distance Burger served with a US Russet Potato Fries and corn. It was a sum opposite knowledge on a burger! As for me, my knowledge with burgers usually from a quick food grill and a Malay case along a street…but this was totally new knowledge for me! The patty was good prepared and churned good with a bacon, we like a impulse when nipping on a burn grilled bacon! Mr Ben told me before, they offer a varieties of good burger. And my crony also beheld me that one of a unequivocally good burger – Honey Glazed Burger that is off a menu too…

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Next, a Pan Fried Milked Fish.

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The butter fish dipped into their special seasoned and easily flour patted, vessel boiled with a ideal timing. Served with crushed potatoes and roasted churned vegetables.

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The fish was unequivocally luscious inside with a swig of butter flavor! Beside that, it went good with a spices outward and it was another tasty plate offer by Food Republique!

Texas Honey Glazed Australia Beef Ribs. This was a plate we were watchful for…

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The ribs served in about 600-700 grams, it’s good for 2-3 persons. The ribs were grilled with a Texas sauce, proposal inside and somewhat sweet. You have to try a 2 opposite approach that are…with and but a sauce. Some partial of a ribs was dry since of a figure that a feverishness frequency strech to each partial of it, but…it’s time that we can concede with a sauce…

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This was also my initial time perplexing on a beef ribs with Texas sauce, Marvelous!
It is a plate we can't skip when visiting Food Republique in Taman Pelangi.

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We will really be come behind mostly to try their new dishes from a new menu. Do dump by if we only around a corner, we competence tumble in adore with a dishes offer by Food Republique.

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