Besides browsing food review websites like FoodAdvisor or Yelp, foodies usually turn to reputable food bloggers to look for food recommendations. To aid you in your journey to search for the best of the best when it comes to food, and to avoid poor restaurant choices, here are the 10 Malaysian food bloggers (in no particular order) that you should definitely check out for your next food adventure.
1. Bangsar Babe
Sue Lynn, best known as the author behind Bangsar Babe, writes about travel, fashion, and food. Sue Lynn said, during an interview with New Straits Times, “Most of my food reviews are on the affordable side as I feel people relate to that better. Once in a while, I do splurge on something fancy, but that is only when the pay cheque comes in.” Before that, she was already actively in writing about food as she started her own food column in StarMetro called Eating Spree.
The duo Wilson Ng and Rachel Ting have travelled through various places locally and internationally. As their blog’s name suggests, they enjoy travelling to new places and also eating delicious food. They have been working with many tourism Boards such as Tourism Authority of Thailand, Tourism Australia, Tourism Malaysia, to promote their destinations and also their recommended hotels and resorts.
There is no doubt that SY Cookies is a big foodie, and she also lives by the motto that food is happiness. She writes in her blog, “I radiate joy and optimism and I truly believe that food is a part it. I believe that good food can come from anywhere and everywhere and I appreciate all food as well as the effort of those preparing and making them.”
4. KY Speaks
KY runs his food and travel blog where he shares a lot of genuine food reviews. According to his Facebook description, he blogs mostly about food and travel mostly in the Klang Valley as well as other places in Malaysia. One may wonder how the heck is he not fat with all the eating, and that’s because he values variety over quantity. “I do in fact participate in sports several times per week. You can attribute it to genetics as well if that is somehow more comforting though,” KY told Nuffnang.
Lilly Kan is a foody at heart, on her blog she calls herself Auntie Lilly. She says she is always on the look out to explore best places to dine in Kuala Lumpur or Petaling Jaya. When she’s free, she often goes on a “culinary trip” out of Klang Valley with her family.
6. Pure Glutton
The author of Pure Glutton, Chris Wan started writing when she first moved to a new neighborhood. Chris wanted to explore the restaurants around and the idea of documenting those food experiences was what inspired her to start writing her blog. She has a 9 to 5 job, but Pure Glutton is something she enjoys doing on the side. She also enjoys shooting food photographs.
7. JK Drooling
Jodie described herself as a passionate writer who thinks life is about living to eat and enjoying it to the fullest, whereas Kingsley is a food connoisseur who is interested on food photography. Together two of them working together and run JK Drooling.
Malaysian Foodie is run by a husband-and-wife team. The blog was created in 2008 by Pamela, the writer and Jerry, the photographer. Besides food and restaurant reviews, their blog also consists of food promotions and recipes.
Previously known as Food Glorious Food, Motormouth was founded on 2008 and the name Motormouth actually describes the way the author consumes food ― like one heck of a bulldozer. The Ipoh-born author, who remains anonymous, is currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, but he is still actively writing about food in Ipoh. He/she also writes food reviews from Klang Valley and Penang.
Born and raised in Penang and currently based in Kuala Lumpur, VKeong is a software developer and he loves food, which explains why he started writing about food and travel in his blog. His blog is contains delicious food and delicacies in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malacca, and of course his hometown Penang.