Nyonya cuisine comes from the Peranakans, descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Penang, Malacca, Singapore and Indonesia, inter-marrying with local Malays. In Baba Malay, a female Peranakan is known as a nonya (also spelled nyonya), and a male Peranakan is known as a baba. The cuisine combines Chinese, Malay, Javanese and other influences. (from Wikipedia)
Located in the vibrant SS2 neighborhood, The Hub has become a go-to dining destination for many of us. With its diverse selection of food offerings, we recently decided to pay a visit to Du Jour at The Hub. Known for their incredible set meals, Du Jour promises a delightful culinary experience.
Chuck Two Sons (a spin from the well known Penang Peranakan Restaurant; Sri Melaka) offers you with non-halal Penang Peranakan food. Located in the busy mall – Mid Valley, The Chuck Two Sons is the hearts of both the two son of the Mr Chuck. Operated by the two brothers ; the restaurant serves you with the non-halal version of the Penang Nyonya Cuisine which is hardly find in the malls.
By the name of KOTA- When Francis Meets Rempah; you will be expects a twist of Fusion here with the touch of Local – Nyonya flavours. Well, for those first timer,you may set your Waze to Fort Cornwallis as they are located inside the Fort itself. The interior design comes simply classy which is with the glass windows and the bright inside view. Simply elegant! And upon entering; RM 10 for MyCard holders but with every Rm 20 spent in the restaurant… you get to deduct the same amount by flashing them the receipt.
There seems to be a certain kind of magic is Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya. So many new and exciting establishments have sprouted u in the area, leaving diners spoilt for choices. Little Heritage House is among the many outlets which had opened its door in Section 17 such as The Gastro Project, Yokotaya and Decanter. Little Heritage House goes down a more unpretentious route. The architecture reminiscent of classic Melaka Nyonya shop-houses can be seen in Little Heritage House. Where in here, they have 2- floor features the owner’s impressive private collections o antiques. The homey feel of the Little Heritage House enhanced with the friendly staff and servers as well the old Malay oldies background music such as Dondang Sayang and more.
Ivy’s Nyonya Cuisine which is tucked away in a pre-war converted house located at Chow Thye Road (Off Jalan Burma). Here we are that Ivy’s Nyonya cuisine. The restaurant brings you with the simple decoration with not much tables inside. The pork free, home cooked dishes is what you you can get here.
A place to visit or a good plate of nyonya peranakan fare in KL, one must pay a visit to Baba Low’s 486 which is located in a quiet lane along Jalan Kurau is some places which is worth for a visit. Baba Low’s brings you with the lovely Peranakan dishes. Nothing fancy on its design or its interior. The space is pretty limited where kopitiam-liked place serves good nyonya-flavoured dishes at a wallet-friendly price. Vintage tiles and tables and chairs is just something I love about! Menu is written on the very old school blackboard but they do provide paper meny which is simple.
Little Nyonya cuisine is not new in Queensbay Mall. Located at the north wing of the mall itself; classic interior and it’s name comes from the popular Mediacorp Singapore’s serial drama, “The Little Nyonya”, which was credited with raising public interest in the traditional Baba-Nyonya delights. Being that, “The Little Nyonya” did not fare quite well on its Nyonya Cuisine.