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Catch the COCO-CATAPLANA at NANDO’S now!

Have you tried Nando’s latest offering called Coco-Cataplana? Just introduced recently, Coco-Cataplana is curated specially for us Malaysians as it is only available here in our tanahair and nowhere else in the world! So what is this strange-sounding dish? It’s Nando’s famous flame-grilled PERi-PERi Chicken, a quarter chicken slathered in a unique Coconut & PERi-PERi [...]

GUESS WHAT – have a totally affordable authentic Vietnamese feast!

There are several reasons why I love Vietnamese food. Their flavours are clear and distinctive, mostly from fresh ingredients and cooked with very little dairy or oil. The abundant use of fresh herbs and raw vegetables is refreshing – I absolutely adore the Vietnamese mint, coriander leaves, Thai basil, lemongrass, lime and bird’s eye chillies [...]

Luxurious Oriental Feasts @ TAO Chinese Cuisine, The InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Tao Chinese Cuisine, located on Level 1 of The InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is an elegant restaurant echoing the peach blossoms theme as befitting its name, “Tao” means peach in Mandarin. Lovely pale pink peach blossoms are the signature motif and this can be seen all over the restaurant. Additionally, the hundreds of ornate Chinese teapots [...]

Chinese New Year Celebration at FIVE SEN5ES, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Five Sen5es at The Westin Kuala Lumpur is all geared up to give diners a once-a-year experience with their specially-crafted festive menus. This year, to welcome the Year of the Dog, their award-winning Chinese Chef de Cuisine, Chef Tan Tzaan Liing and his team have curated 3 exquisite menus for the celebration. The set menus [...]

SAMIRA By Asian Terrace: Tantalising Thai-Indochinese Delights

Nestled in the green haven of Sentul Park, Samira by Asian Terrace holds court grandly, with its lush landscape of graceful trees and plants bending over a calm pond where colourful kois play hide and seek endlessly. The restaurant with its warm pretty lights and cosy wooden structure blends perfectly with the peaceful surroundings. Entering [...]

PHO KING – Vietnamese Food Cooked with Love

You know you are in for a good thing when the owner of a food business happens to be someone who’s passionate about the food served. Strange as it may sound, there are people who go into the food business purely for commercial and monetary reasons. When Kenneth Teoh unravelled the story of how he [...]

Welcome a Paws-perous New Year at TAMARIND SPRINGS, AMPANG

If you are contemplating to have some alternative cuisine (besides traditional Chinese food), why not consider Indochinese delicacies? For that, Tamarind Springs is a good choice. Located in the lush tropical rainforest greens in Ampang, Tamarind Springs is a welcoming natural haven, away from noise, traffic and maddening crowd. Walking down the sloping path towards [...]

LUK YU TEA HOUSE: Traditional Festive Dining to usher in Year of the Dog!

Luk Yu Tea House in Feast Village, Starhill Gallery exudes a traditional charm just like one of those old-fashioned eateries one sees in movies. When I entered Luk Yu, I felt like I was transported back in time to the 1960’s… there’s old-world oriental charm in the carved wooden chairs, marble-topped tables and red panelled [...]

PAK LOH CHIU CHOW – CNY Festive Dining with Teochew Flair

Things are kept pretty simple at Pak Loh Chiu Chow Restaurant in Starhill Gallery. For the lunar new year celebrations, the restaurant is offering only 2 special set menus. There’s the Four Seasons Fortune Set and Golden Jade Prosperity Set. Executive Chef Alex Au and his team are focusing on serving top-notch dishes coupled with [...]

Lunar New Year Splendour at ZUAN YUAN, One World Hotel

Sitting splendidly at its brand new location, Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant is all set to welcome the Year of the Dog.  When dining here, you can expect to savour the restaurant’s modern chic decor blending in with the aromas of good food. Chinese Chef Loh Weng Lam and his team have curated 3 festive set [...]

Blossoms of Prosperity at XIN CUISINE @ Concorde Kuala Lumpur

Xin Cuisine at the Concorde Kuala Lumpur has always been a popular venue for Cantonese food.  Its rich oriental themed deco resplendent with dragon pillars never fails to lose its appeal when a traditional Chinese restaurant setting is called for.  Throughout the years, the high standard of food served here has been maintained by its [...]

RUYI & LYN: Eat, Drink & Be Merry this Chinese New Year!

Continuing the quest for more delectable Yee Sang for the coming lunar new year celebrations, the most adorable presentation must surely be the “Wong Choy” Paws-perity Yee Sang at Ruyi & Lyn. As we will be ushering in the Year of the Dog very soon, the plating of the yee sang in the form of [...]