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STEAMBOAT AT XIN, CONCORDE HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR

There was an evening when we was caught in a massive traffic jam right in the centre of the city. It was raining and it was chilly and traffic along Jalan Ampang had hardly moved in the last 30 minutes. Stuck in the car and with tummies growling louder every minute, we were craving for [...]

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HANA DINING & SAKE BAR: NEW GEMS ON THE MENU!

When Chef Thomas Lim and his team churn up their creativity, you can be sure wondrous things are going to happen. Read about my earlier write-up on the Sake Pairing in Hana Dining & Sake Bar – something which is held quite often there. Helming the kitchen of Hana since it opened a year ago, [...]

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CAMERON HIGHLANDS RESORT: PICNIC IN THE HILLS

Cameron Highlands is never boring. Not if you let the Cameron Highlands Resort take care of you. Read my review of this gorgeous place here. Besides going on the Jim Thompson Mystery Trail and if you get a bit tired of chilling out in the lovely resort (which is really not possible), the Cameron Highlands [...]

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Lunching on Thai Favourites at the New NONG & JIMMY

Yes! They serve LUNCH now! I mean, Nong & Jimmy does. Nong & Jimmy at a new location, helmed by a new management crew too. You can’t miss the bright yellow signboard! Mention “Nong & Jimmy” and odds are that many will know of this popular eatery in Ampang that has been drawing the crowds [...]

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THE ST REGIS MACAO – DINING IN STYLE

During our stay at The St Regis Macao, we had the opportunity to check out the two prestigious F&B outlets in the hotel. Yes, two may seem rather lacking as The St Regis Macao is a 400-room property but here it’s certainly the quality and not quantity that matters. THE ST REGIS BAR An iconic [...]

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PRESS BEYOND JUICE: cold-pressed juices to your doorstep!

Raw. Natural. Pure. Fresh. These are just some the descriptions for cold-pressed juices. So what’s the difference between cold-pressed juices and the normal blended fruit juices? Well, cold press juicers use just enough pressure to extract the juice while preserving its vitamins, enzymes, trace minerals and overall nutrients. What’s important is the juice doesn’t undergo any [...]

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Reviving the Traditions at FU-RIN, Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur, Glenmarie

The Holiday Inn Glenmarie is located in a rather secluded location and getting there is almost like travelling to a secret hideaway. After passing through the main gate, Fu-Rin Restaurant on the right will be the first restaurant you see and right across it, there’s a huge carpark. Such convenience and this is one of [...]

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GATHER GATHER KITCHEN, KOTA KEMUNING

This particular shoplot facing the main street of Kota Kemuning’s commercial centre has seen several eateries occupying it for the past few years. The latest restaurant is catchily name Gather Gather Kitchen and the new owners have taken over for the past several months. It is fast gaining popularity among the residents in this neighbourhood [...]

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DINING at the SHERATON GRAND MACAO

Our stay at the Sheraton Grand Macao was not only memorable in terms of the splendid accommodation, the dining experiences are strongly etched in our minds and our palate. We dined at 3 of the grand hotel’s main eateries, so let me share with you some of the amazing food we had!   XIN Located [...]

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RAISIN THE ROOF WITH HEALTHY EATING

Raisin the Roof is a health and lifestyle cafe specialising in raw, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free food and drinks. The owners, a husband-and-wife team believe that a healthy lifestyle is all about providing your body with the best quality fuel, which is nourishing your body with good nutrients. Located in Plaza Damansara, [...]

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Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Amical Dinner, CAMERON HIGHLANDS RESORT

In our recent stay at the Cameron Highlands Resort, one of the highlights was the Amical Dinner hosted by the Bailliage de Perak (Perak chapter) of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, one of eight baillages in Malaysia. The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is an International Association of Gastronomy, now established in more than 80 countries worldwide. It [...]