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Eating in Malaysia: Old-Style Coffee House and Durian

First time in Malaysia and it was quite exciting!

Town was busy with hustle and bustle.

Lucky to have my old friend and local guide to bring me to eat (thanks EW)!

We started with trying out the local sweet coffee and tea, with milk at Hwa Mei in Johor Bahru.

It was a historical Chinese establishment since 1946.

The coffee or “kopi”, was roasty, strong and sweet; and the tea “teh”, was smooth and delicious.

In general, the drinks were a lot sweeter than the ones in Hong Kong.

However, the “yuen yang” or “cham” in Malay (mix of coffee and tea), were better than the ones in Hong Kong since the coffee was much tastier.


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