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MEATOLOGY unveils New Menu!

A recent disappointing experience at a restaurant had me come to the conclusion that a restaurant where the chefs are not the owners or share-holders quite often does not perform as well as one which is helmed by a chef-owner.  It’s even worse when the employed chef is not competent, dedicated or passionate.  Yes, passion.  [...]

MID AUTUMN TREATS at HILTON PETALING JAYA

This year the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 4 October and weeks before now, restaurants and hotels have displayed their mooncakes for the coming celebration. I know how the current economic situation is affecting most people – our ringgit has weakened so much and things have become so much more expensive these days. So, do people [...]

ROAST DUCKKING @ Lot 10 Hutong

What caught my attention at Duckking was the glistening red skin of the roast ducks hanging in the glass case. Jimmy Liew, the owner was quick to point out that the bright scarlet hues on his ducks were actually from marinating them with a mixture of red vinegar and rose wine (“mui gwai lo”). “Oh [...]

SATURDAY NIGHT VIBES @ SHOOK! in Feast Village, Starhill, Kuala Lumpur

Where in Kuala Lumpur can you find a nice place which serves good food with vibrant entertainment in a cosily posh environment? And pay an affordable value-for-money charge per head of RM168 nett, for a Saturday evening of good food and good fun? Sounds almost too good to be true, right? It’s true. It’s all [...]

The ORIENTAL GROUP’S 2017 CHEF EVENT: CLASSIC NANYANG CANTONESE FLAVOURS

Since 2008, the Oriental Group of Restaurants started to hold their annual Grand Dinners. As the Group’s Executive Chef, Justin Hor explained – these dinners showcase the rich and vibrant culinary heritage of the Chinese and it’s something the Oriental Group is very proud to fête their loyal fans and gourmands alike. This year, 2017 [...]

PUDU CHAN FATT WANTON MEE @ Damansara Utama

When Megan Wong left her job as a Financial Controller and said goodbye to the corporate world, she decided to revive her family’s heritage wanton noodles business. If you are older than me and has been a true-blue KLite, you’d probably know about Chan Fatt Wanton Mee in the Pudu wet market. Megan’s parents – [...]

HER WORLD COOKBOOK 2017 – THE RICE POT by Chef Yenni Law

The first time I met Chef Yenni Law was at the launch of her first cookbook “Meatology” back in March 2015. I can’t believe that more than 2 years had passed since I got to know this warm and vivacious chef. And of course, I have dined many times at her restaurant Meatology in TTDI [...]