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White Christmas at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Every year, when the year-end festive season swings by, the chefs in Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur put on their most ferocious creative caps and come up with an endless list of delicious items to feed the hordes of hungry guests. Well, this year is no different. The F&B team has come up with a “White […]

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Have a Merry Christmas at Croisette Cafe

There’s no denying that Chef Pierre is a marvellous chef and his passion is clear for all to see when he dishes up the most delicious authentic French fare from his neat kitchen in Croisette Cafe. The sweets and pastries he tirelessly bakes are works of art – I always think they are too pretty […]

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Dim Sum Feast in PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

It’s quite common for people to perceive that food in hotels is usually expensive and “not that nice” as compared to independent restaurants.  I guess this notion applies more prevalently to Dim Sum because generally people think better dim sum can be had at standalone Chinese restaurants.  I used to think that, too.  Until I was […]

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Lobsters Mania in Crab Factory

“Original Louisiana Boil” – that’s how Crab Factory proudly proclaims its seafood offerings. For an introduction to this popular seafood joint, read my earlier review here. Recently shortlisted in the TimeOutKL Food Awards 2014 under the category “Best Place for Seafood”, Crab Factory is always packed. That already is a testament of its popularity as […]

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Dining night market-style in Fisherman’s Cove, Starhill Gallery

Don’t you just love Fridays?  I do. Well, here’s another reason to add on to why I love Fridays.  Fisherman’s Cove, that stylish rustic restaurant in Feast Village in Starhill Gallery has started its Night Market style of dining every Friday.  So how does that work? Basically, the concept adopts a “free and easy” style […]

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Hong Kong Sheng Kee Dessert

I’m so glad that Hong Kong Sheng Kee Dessert has opened an outlet here in 1-Utama.  Working next to this mall, any new food establishment is a fresh breath of air to the sometimes-jaded dining scene here. Hong Kong Sheng Kee Dessert originates from Singapore where it has firmly established itself with 17 branches in […]

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Fu-rin Japanese Restaurant: Boston lobsters and new menu!

Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie is a sprawling property which incorporates 2 blocks of guest rooms facing a huge expanse of rolling golf greens.  Located far away from the madding crowds of the city, this is a perfect spot for some R&R, like catching up with friends and family over a meal. Fu-rin, their Japanese […]

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SOULed OUT @ Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur

Anyone needs a hug today? “As good as a hug” – yeah, that’s the brand philosophy of SOULed OUT – a name that many of us are familiar with here in the Klang Valley.    After almost 2 decades in Sri Hartamas and Ampang, the 3rd outlet was opened in thriving Bangsar South recently. Housed prominently […]

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Bintang the Bear Charity Campaign with Starwood Kuala Lumpur Hotels

Starwood hotels in Kuala Lumpur are teaming up in a joint effort to raise much needed funds to financially support local children born with congenital heart defects. The initiative first mooted by Lé Meridien Kuala Lumpur saw great success in its first year in 2013. Since then, the hotel group decided to expand on the […]

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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Gyu-Kaku is one of Japan’s largest chain yakiniku restaurants.  Established in Japan in 1996, it has grown exponentially and by 2003, there were more than 1,000 restaurants worldwide with firm presence in the USA and Taiwan.  In 2004, it expanded to the ASEAN region, delighting yakiniku fans in Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Bangkok.  And […]

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Private Kitchen – Ding Ding Grilled Fish Steamboat

I love steamboats, of any kind – be it the Japanese-styled shabu-shabu, our local Malaysian style or the more refined Hong Kong style.  Then along came this “Ding Ding” style from Private Kitchen and I was intrigued.  I mean, it sounds so cute and catchy… ding ding?  So, off I traipsed to Private Kitchen in […]

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Swag Bar & Grill, Petaling Jaya: chilling out with a difference

If you are a PJ (Petaling Jaya) resident, you would most likely be familiar with the PJ Palms Sports Centre where the public swimming pool is located.  That’s just a stone throw away from the iconic A&W restaurant.  Set within this vicinity is one of PJ’s latest hotspots – the SWAG Bar & Grill, housed […]

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Sunday BBQ Brunch at Las Vacas

So what do you do on a lazy Sunday when you wake up late and are hankering for some good meats?  A BBQ Brunch is the answer and not just any old BBQ but head to Las Vacas for some scrumptious bites.  Unlimited servings too. Las Vacas serves only beef from Australia and lamb from […]

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Proud Janny – serving Fruit-based Cuisine with Pride

Fresh from their participation in the recent Agrobazaar Singapore in August where they helped develop a menu of fruit-based dishes served there, Chef Ryan Khang of Proud Janny is eager to share some of those dishes with folks here. Love the rustic feel of the cafe! As the Agrobazaar was focused on promoting Malaysian fruits, […]

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Time to go Hubba Hubba!

Perched on Bukit Ceylon, within the confines of Invito Hotel Suites is the city’s latest gastrolounge – Hubba Hubba! Owned by the same people behind Souled Out, WIP, Tujo, the concept here is hip and kinda quirky but generally done up tastefully. I found myself there one fine evening and as I walked through the […]

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