Category Archives: JOHOR BAHRU

[JB EATS] AYAM GORENG DAPUR KAYU | JOHOR BAHRU

I spent few days in JB on the last week of December 2015 and my dad recommended me to Ayam Goreng Dapur Kayu which is a short drive from our home. “Ayam Goreng” is referring to fried chicken in Malay language. What triggers me to post about this place is that the fried chicken here are prepared traditionally with firewood. “Kayu” means wood in Malay language. The stall has been in business for 40 years and currently is taken over by the second generation. Even my parents visited this stall for their fried chicken during the earlier days. Continue reading [JB EATS] AYAM GORENG DAPUR KAYU | JOHOR BAHRU

[JB] SALTED EGG LAVA CROISSANTS (流沙牛角面包) IN JOHOR BAHRU! BY SEVEN OAKS BAKERY CAFE

[Updated on 18 January 2016] The Salted Egg Lava Croissants has been receiving good response and currently each customer is only allow to buy 3pieces.

Following the overnight hype for salted egg croissants (流沙牛角面包) in SS2, Petaling Jaya, KL, Johor Bahru has finally got their own version of it!
Seven Oaks Bakery Café expanded their new branch at Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru (JB) about a week ago. The newly open bakery café has a grand ‘palace’ exterior and interior design that attracts the attention in social media, Facebook. It is located just opposite Coffee Signature and easily noticeable with its outstanding look. Continue reading [JB] SALTED EGG LAVA CROISSANTS (流沙牛角面包) IN JOHOR BAHRU! BY SEVEN OAKS BAKERY CAFE

[JB TRAVEL]HOW TO GET TO KSL CITY MALL FROM JB CUSTOM CHECK POINT?

Ever since the currency rate is 1: 3 , there is a drastic increase of human traffic daily from Singapore checkpoint to Malaysia checkpoint. Many took the option via public transport CW1, SBS 170 / 160 , 950 etc to cross the causeway. So, other than cafehopping by foot and shopping malls next to JB checkpoint, KSL shopping mall is another option. There is KSL Hotel & Resorts for a weekend staycation. Continue reading [JB TRAVEL]HOW TO GET TO KSL CITY MALL FROM JB CUSTOM CHECK POINT?

HOW MANY JUST WANT COFFEE (JWC) CAFES IN JOHOR BAHRU (JB)?

*UPDATED ON 14 MAY 2018*
Just Want Coffee which is commonly naming JWC is well-known in café scenes in Johor Bahru (JB). Perhaps 8 out of 10 people have been to at least one of their concept cafes. You wouldn’t be surprised as their name is well-established in Singapore and Johor Bahru. If you ask hipsters cafes in JB, JWC café will definitely be in the list. But how many JWC cafes are there in JB? Make a guess! Continue reading HOW MANY JUST WANT COFFEE (JWC) CAFES IN JOHOR BAHRU (JB)?

[JB EATS] RAINBOW CURRY HOUSE | 彩虹咖哩坊 |SKUDAI

I was in Johor Bahru (JB) over the weekend and decided to go for food hunt. As I chanced upon this Rainbow rice in Facebook (I know Facebook again!), I decided to give it a try. It is located at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah which is at Skudai area. The shop just located in between a long stretch of shophouses and opened for business on August this year 2015. Continue reading [JB EATS] RAINBOW CURRY HOUSE | 彩虹咖哩坊 |SKUDAI

[SG EATS] INSTAGRAM-WORTHY DESSERTS | CARBORN CAFE

Café hopping JB over the weekend and this time I visited Carborn Café located at the new area called Pusat Pendangan Danga Utama. It is actually located at the left side on the new shop houses once you turned in seeing Taman Sutera Signage along the highway. Carborn Café has recently caught my attention in Facebook because of its eye-catching cotton candy instagram-worthy dessert. Continue reading [SG EATS] INSTAGRAM-WORTHY DESSERTS | CARBORN CAFE

[JB EATS 2018] 27 CAFE HOPPING IN MOUNT AUSTIN | JOHOR BAHRU





*Updated on 18 July 2018*
The Johor Bahru (JB) customs traffic are getting worst nowadays with people flocking in to eat and shop. If you are not driving and goes JB by foot, you can read my JB Food Guide By Foot.  This time round, I ventured into Mount Austin as there are few new cafes opening since October last month. Here are my compilation cafes and fastfoods that you guess can try when you are driving to that area:-
Continue reading [JB EATS 2018] 27 CAFE HOPPING IN MOUNT AUSTIN | JOHOR BAHRU

[JB EATS] Bangkok-style Coconut Ice-Cream | Sangkaya Mount Austin,JB

[Updated on 11 January 2016]
Sangkaya 2nd Outlet in Johor Bahru is NOW opened at Jalan Dhoby. Those who are coming from Singapore are able to have a taste of this brand by FOOT.

Visited on 10 Jan 2016
Visited on 10 Jan 2016

In Singapore, we have quite a number of Bangkok-style coconut ice-cream opening this year. But if you are residing in Malaysia, Sangkaya is the one that the locals are raving about recently. The brand itself started off at Kuala Lumpur (KL) selling coconut ice-cream based desserts is founded by Malaysian. It started with a small stall selling coconut ice-cream at Jalan Alor Bukit Bintang and expand with 31 and counting physical stores across Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya. Continue reading [JB EATS] Bangkok-style Coconut Ice-Cream | Sangkaya Mount Austin,JB

[JB EATS] 22 Korea Fried Chicken Factory 韩国炸鸡工厂 | Mount Austin, JB

Korea Fried Chicken craze is spreading fast and Johor Bahru (JB) is picking up too. 22 Dul Dul Korea Fried Chicken is the first Korean style fried chicken that opened in Mount Austin, Johor Bahru recently. It is barely a month old and many has flooded the place to try. We were there on last Sunday (8/11/2015) and queued for 45 minutes just to place our order. Continue reading [JB EATS] 22 Korea Fried Chicken Factory 韩国炸鸡工厂 | Mount Austin, JB

[JB EATS- CAFE ] Coffee Signature | Container Cafe Johor Bahru

Coffee Signature is a 2 weeks old (soft opening on 27 Oct 2015) container concept café located at Jalan Serampang, Johor Bahru. If you been to this area, the whole stretch of double-storey individual houses are bridal shops. Some of the bridal shops has converted their second storey of the building to restaurants and cafes recently. Continue reading [JB EATS- CAFE ] Coffee Signature | Container Cafe Johor Bahru