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Simply d: that’s for simply delightful & delicious!

A spin-off from Delicious, Simply d which opened its first outlet in NU Sentral recently runs on a refreshing concept.  CEO of the Delicious Group as well as the driving force behind this venture, Steve Allen thinks it’s a great idea to let the customers decide what and how they want their food done.   […]

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Showcase your talents at Unplugged Music Cafe, Subang Jaya

Are you an aspiring musician and/or singer and looking for a platform to showcase your talent?  I know how frustrating it is for talented musicians who are new on the scene and struggling to get an audience to experience their talents.  For “untested” musicians, the market is rather ruthless – nobody is really interested to […]

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I need a Club Med holiday!

Did you catch the Matta Fair last week?  I meant to do that – I told D that we should go check it out as we really wanted to snag some good vacation deals.  I knew it would be madness to go to the fair, knowing very well how insanely popular it is and how […]

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Ippudo @ Bangsar Shopping Centre: it’s not all about ramen

Mention the name “Ippudo” to any Japanese food lover and immediately the response is likely to be “oh, famous for ramen!”  Well, that’s true, of course, as the founder of Ippudo, the charismatic Shigemi Kawahara is known as the “Ramen King” in Japan.  When Kawahara-san started Ippudo way back in 1985, he created ramen which […]

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Have a Steak Feast at The Restaurant @ The Saujana Resort!

Hey listen up, all you steak lovers out there… if you crave nothing but the satisfaction of a prime cut of meat cooked just the right level of preferred doneness, then you just have to head over to The Restaurant at The Saujana Hotel before end of this month. Chef Alexander Waschl is all geared […]

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A LI YAA – delightful Sri Lankan cuisine

I love my spicy food, I do.  Indian, Malay, Portuguese, Nyonya cuisines – they all hold a special appeal for me.  As for Sri Lankan cuisine, well, I haven’t had much exposure on that so when I was invited to check out A Li Yaa Island Restaurant & Bar, I wasted no time in saying […]

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Four Points by Sheraton Penang

Four Points by Sheraton Penang is located at an excellent spot. It’s just 15 minutes away from Georgetown and it’s along Tanjung Bungah with the sea just a few steps away. See, that’s really getting the best of both worlds: sea views and yet close enough to the city centre. The 220-room hotel offers uncomplicated […]

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Mooncake Medley in The Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Light up your Mid-Autumn Festival with the mooncake boxes-turned-lanterns when you get your mooncakes from The Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur. When you purchase 4 mooncakes from The Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur, they will be packed in a tall rectangular lacquer box.  The hand-crafted lacquer boxes come in 5 colours and one in plain wooden colour.  […]

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Mooncakes Resonance at Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel

For the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, the chefs in Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel have come up with 18 scrumptious mooncakes.  Out of these 18, 10 of them are of the oven-baked variety.  Most of the baked mooncakes are of the good old traditional flavours like White Lotus Paste, Supreme Mixed Nuts, Red Bean Paste […]

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Uncle Lim’s 80th Birthday Special Menu in Pangkor Laut Resort

If you have read my previous posts on Pangkor Laut Resort here and here, you would know that this gorgeous resort houses several eateries.  They all have different characteristics and serve a variety of cuisines and dishes – many of them are darn good so it’s really quite hard to choose a favourite.  But if […]

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Signature Mooncakes & Contemporary Flavours for Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Hilton Kuala Lumpur

When you have some “sure winners” in your stable, it’s always wise to keep them as they are proven classics.  Executive Chef Lam Hock Hin and his team understand this concept very well and that’s why every year, during the Mid-Autumn Festival, Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s favourite mooncakes make their appearance.  Fans of their gorgeous Heavenly […]

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Special Mooncakes from the Oriental Group of Restaurants

Now tell me, do you know of any restaurant that produces only 2 types of mooncakes? Quite rare, right? Well, the Oriental Group of restaurants do that. Yes, ONLY 2 flavours and both are snowskin mooncakes. And frankly speaking, the Oriental Group’s restaurants don’t do much promotion or marketing of their mooncakes. They sell out […]

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Mooncakes from Toh Yuen @ Klang Executive Club

I have dined at Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant quite a long time ago. I remember it as a spacious restaurant located in the Klang Executive Club in Bandar Baru Klang, Bukit Rajah. They are pretty well known for their Chinese banquets as it can accommodate 500 guests at any one time. There are also 6 […]

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Ti Chen @ The Saujana Hotel unveils its Mooncakes

For the very first time, Ti Chen is offering its own-made mooncakes for the Mid Autumn Festival, which is on 8 September 2014.  From the kitchen of Chef Yaw Kim Yew comes delicately crafted mini snow skin mooncakes as well as freshly baked traditional mooncakes. Azuki Milk There are stories and legends behind the making […]

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The Oriental Splendour of Tai Thong Mooncakes

What I like about Tai Thong when it comes to mooncakes is their consistency in coming out with quality well-loved traditional ones year after year and never fails in surprising us with a few new flavours too. For this year’s Mid Autumn Festival, Tai Thong’s Mooncake Master Chef Yiu has come up with 5 new […]

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