CHI Good Questions: Color to "Whiten" These Cabinets?

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Chris is looking for some color advice: "Please help! My apartment comes with these lacquered kitchen cabinets. They look somewhat white at night, but very yellow during the day. I'm thinking of painting the walls to help offset this, but what color?..."

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... I would love to have pale grey walls, but don't know if that'll make it worse. Maybe a beige with subtle yellow undertones? (I'd rather not go too dark since the apartment is tiny, but if that's what it'll take...)

Color gurus, please share your knowledge with Chris in the comments below...