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TIGERLILY THAI RESTAURANT @ DC Mall, Damansara Town Centre

Damansara City Mall, affectionately abbreviated to “DC Mall” is located in Damansara Town Centre. The road leading to it is a bit convoluted and you may miss the turning into the mall and its carpark but nevertheless, the mall is slowly picking up its tempo as far as tenants are concerned. Take the escalator down [...]

Sakura Spring Blossoms Food Festival at GENJI, Hilton Petaling Jaya

It’s springtime in Japan now and it’s the season of sakura and hanami in the Land of the Rising Sun. If you are in Japan during this season, you’d be blown away by the glorious sights of sakura blooms in parks and gardens. But if you can’t be there, no worries. If you can’t get [...]

The NYONYA CELEBRATION at Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Have you ever dined at Melting Pot Cafe, the coffee-house in Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur? If you have, then you would know that it’s always busy, teeming with hungry patrons enjoying the appetizing fares on the menu. Melting Pot’s buffet spreads are pretty legendary with local specialities taking the limelight. For 20 days this month, [...]

BOSS CURRY HOUSE, Bkt Rimau, Shah Alam

Right here in my neighbourhood there’s this curry house that has been serving crowds in its modest premises. Serving Chettinad-style mixed with other Southern Indian dishes, food here is displayed in vegetarian and non-vegetarian shelves. Service is brisk and friendly and together with the very decent dishes, so it’s not hard to see why this [...]

PEKING DUCK & FLAMING POT PROMOTION @ ZUAN YUAN, One World Hotel

With the Chinese New Year feasting all behind us, don’t even think, for a moment that the dining scene has tamed. To keep the momentum going, new food promotions are constantly launched. One of the latest promotions that caught my eye and appetite is the “Crispylicious Peking Duck” and Flaming Hot Pot in Zuan Yuan [...]

RETRO TAPAS BAR CAFE @ TREC Kuala Lumpur

Retro Tapas Bar Cafe is one of the latest additions to the long list of F&B outlets in TREC. Located at the Alcove section of TREC, this bar cafe occupies a quiet corner facing the main road. With its bright yellow and red furniture, you can’t miss it. I couldn’t help but be amused by [...]

LEXIS HIBISCUS, PORT DICKSON – Part 1: THE RESORT

To say that Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson is huge is an understatement. When we visited this prime vacationing paradise located at the 12th mile of Jalan Pantai, Port Dickson, it’s like entering a whole exclusive mini township on its own. The immensely spacious reception Beyond the vast reception area, once we hopped onto the buggy [...]

BRASSERIE 25 @ Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur

Have you heard? Kuala Lumpur’s latest hotel – Hotel Stripes, an Autograph Collection property has just opened its doors to guests a few days ago. There’s a distinctive vibe about this YTL Luxury Hotel – old-world charm mixed with chic contemporary touches exuding a unique character which is iconic on its own. We were privileged [...]

BIG MOUTH SEAFOOD, Bandar Botanic, Klang

I’ve often wondered what inspired the amusing name “Big Mouth” for this fairly new restaurant occupying a corner shoplot in Bandar Botanic, Klang. Does one need to have a big mouth to gobble up what they serve? It has been drawing in the crowds almost every evening since it opened a few months ago. With [...]

THE PHOENIX HOTEL YOGYAKARTA – MGallery by Sofitel, Indonesia

MGallery by Sofitel is a collection of high-end hotels all over the world and The Phoenix Hotel in Yogyakarta, Indonesia is a member of this fine collection. It’s my first time staying in an “MGallery” property and my recent visit to Yogyakarta gave me an opportunity to savour this charming boutique hotel. The Main Lobby [...]

MY 9N/11D TRIP TO HOKKAIDO – PART 1: CHITOSE/NOBORIBETSU

Our trip to Hokkaido was in end September/early October 2016 for 9 nights 11 days covering Noboribetsu, Hakodate, Lake Toya and of course, Sapporo. We decided to visit during autumn when the weather was delightfully cold and yet with the fall colours still visible. We took the Air Asia night flight directly from KLIA2 and [...]

DOLLY DIM SUM @ PAVILION ELITE, BUKIT BINTANG

Dolly Dim Sum recently opened its 3rd outlet in the spanking new Pavilion Elite. Having made its presence felt and loved for its pork-free all-day-dining dim sum in Avenue K and Nu Sentral, it’s timely that this charming dim sum eatery spreads its pretty wings to the busier part of Bukit Bintang. With a seating [...]