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Let’s Celebrate CHRISTMAS EVER AFTER @ One World Hotel Petaling Jaya

The Cinnamon Coffee House in One World Hotel Petaling Jaya serves one of the most diversified and extensive buffets in town. I’ve always been impressed with the huge variety of dishes offered, ranging from local favourites to western specialities. For this festive period, their chefs have gone the extra mile in crafting a selection of [...]

FESTIVE INDULGENCES at FEAST VILLAGE, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

Feast Village @ Starhill Gallery is so aptly named – it really is a food lover’s paradise in the ultimate sense. It’s so difficult to decide which restaurant to dine in, amongst so many fine establishments within that labyrinth of good food. During this festive season, every one of those restaurants is offering joyous spreads [...]

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR FESTIVITIES @ INTERCONTINENTAL KUALA LUMPUR

The stunning 18-foot Christmas tree holding court in the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur leaves you no doubt that Christmas is in the air. With just barely 10 days to go,, if you are one of those who are frantically trying to plan your festive feasting, well, the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur has several mouth-watering options in their [...]

2ND FLOOR Kitchen & Bar, Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI)

The good folks of The Private Room Wine Bar and The Pawn Room Cocktail Bar have just extended the dining options in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) with the opening of 2ND FLOOR Kitchen & Bar. Located within the same shoplot but on a different floor, this new eatery serves a good variety of contemporary [...]

DIM SUM (pork-free) at Pullman Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar

If you are in the Bangsar neighbourhood and looking for a quiet spot to enjoy some pork-free dim sum, the Oriental Chinese Cuisine Restaurant is a good venue. Located on Level 1 of the Pullman Hotel Kuala Lumpur in Bangsar, this spacious restaurant spots some classic oriental furniture in the form of intricately-carved wooden chairs [...]

Fried Chicken & Champagne @ MONTE’S, Bangsar Shopping Centre

The next time you have a reason to celebrate and are not sure how to celebrate it – well, let’s keep it simple, shall we? How about just some scrumptious fried chicken and champagne? It’s really not as incongruous as you may think! Look, almost everyone loves fried chicken, right? That’s such a universal love, [...]

TUJO – refreshed & rejuvenated, come “Eat, Drink & Play!”

“Eat, Drink & Play” – that’s the tagline of Tujo, a bar-sserie and grill restaurant located on the ground floor of Ascott Residences.  And now when you step into their rejuvenated premises, you would be more than enticed to practise just exactly what their tagline preaches.  Looking very much like a tropical glasshouse with tropical foliage [...]

MR & MRS CHICKEN: Savour delightful free-range Chicken Meals

David Chen is one person who knows all about chicken and chicken rice.  After all, he and his family have been in the chicken rice business for many years and have recently opened MR & MRS CHICKEN in Pudu to extend the tradition.  The family’s passion has also resulted in having their own poultry farm [...]

ISHIN Japanese Dining – savour their signature dishes!

Ishin Japanese Dining is located in a bungalow lot along the ever-busy Old Klang Road and it’s one Japanese restaurant that has stood the test of time.  Established more than 6 years ago, Ishin remains a popular place to head to for some decent Japanese fares at mid-range prices.  Read about my first review of [...]

HAECHI BBQ Restaurant, Setia Alam

Located in one of Setia Alam’s busiest thoroughfares, right in the commercial centre, is Haechi BBQ Restaurant. Opened just months ago, it’s the second outlet for the Lees and partners. The 1st outlet, in Kota Kemuning (read my review here) is well known among the residents in the township and I’m so happy for the [...]

My 9N 11D Trip to HOKKAIDO – Part 3: LAKE TOYA

The Hokkaido trail continues. After a 3-hour drive from Hakodate, we arrived at our ryokan, Kohan Tei in Lake Toya in the late evening.  As our booking included dinner, we had a very decent buffet dinner in the hotel.  The next morning we headed out early to explore the pretty town. Our Stay: KOHAN TEI [...]