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Haechi Korean Restaurant, Kota Kemuning – BBQ and More!

There are several Korean restaurants in Kota Kemuning but so far, our favourite is Haechi. As the name suggests, this Korean restaurant serves BBQ and we have been going there many times for our favourite BBQs. Haechi may not be very visible from the road as it is tucked away on the 1st floor of [...]

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Beijing Roasted Duck in Si Chuan Dou Hua, PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

When I was in Beijing, I found out that their much-touted Beijing Duck was prepared and roasted in many different styles, and I mean really very different styles!  In fact, every restaurant has its own style and there are hundreds of such restaurants in Beijing! Back here in Kuala Lumpur, I’m sure the restaurants that [...]

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Muugu Garden Bistro, Bar & Grill – such affordable steaks!

In the middle of Bukit Bintang, amidst road diggings, construction, messy roads and haphazard road signages, there’s this green plot with manicured lawns and pretty shrubs surrounding a grey glass-fronted bungalow with a bright yellow “M” logo etched on the front wall.  The “M” is for Muugu, a recently-opened bistro, bar and grill with a [...]

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Restoran Lucky, Ipoh – premium food at premium prices!

As a native of Ipoh, I know very well that good food can be found all over the town.  Not only is Ipoh famous for its “nga choy kai” (blanched bean sprouts with poached chicken), hor fun (rice noodles), chee cheong fun (steamed rice noodles) and salt-baked chicken, good seafood is also widely available and [...]

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Celestial Court Sheraton Hong Kong – Cantonese cuisine at its best!

Celestial Court in Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers ranks as one of the best Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong.  Their award-winning dim sum is incredibly popular among discerning diners and if you take a look at their menu, you’ll understand why.  Deluxe ingredients such as jumbo scallops, sea urchin, lobster and Fukuoka pork are [...]

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Garrett Popcorn Shops® – Opening at Mid Valley Mall this April!

I can’t remember when exactly the Garrett Popcorn Shops made their appearances here in Kuala Lumpur but it must be about 2 years ago.  I remember my first taste of it though.  It’s not like any of the usual popcorn we get here. Garrett’s popcorn definitely is a class above, maybe several classes.  The thing [...]

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Australian Lamb Shoulder Racks @ Las Carettas Mexican Restaurants

If you are a lamb lover, you should head over to Las Carettas Mexican Restaurants before the end of this month.  Why?  For the simple reason that for this entire month, you will get to taste some real lips-smacking lamb shoulder racks that are rarely served the way it’s done in Las Carettas. Start off [...]

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Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

Whenever we go to Hong Kong, one of our favourite areas to be is Tsim Sha Tsui.  It is, after all, the “happening” place to be where dining and shopping are concerned. Besides these, it’s also a key commercial area and several museums (The HK Space Museum, the HK Museum of Art and the Science [...]

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Sunway Pyramid’s “World of Cravings” featuring Brussels Beer Cafe

With 8 outlets in the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor, Brussels Beer Cafe is familiar to many.  This is where many beer lovers head to for chilling out with their beer fix, particularly Belgian beers. Don’t be surprised if Hoegaarden beer is offered enthusiastically to you as Brussels Beer Café is the first outlet to [...]

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Xin Cuisine – divine dimsum for private dining

We all know that for an authentic dimsum experience, it should be all about selecting your favourites from piled-high baskets on trolleys and carts pushed around in the restaurant.  At least that’s how dimsum was enjoyed back in my hometown.  One of my favourite earliest childhood memories is going for “yum cha” in the wee [...]

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Ah Boy Kwayteow T’ng, Penang

Have you heard about this stall?  Apparently most of the locals in Penang want to keep this secret. In a recent trip up north to Penang, we were told to search for this place along Argyll Road.  So the Sunday before we left the island, we dutifully drove along Argyll Road looking out for a [...]

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Hilton On The Park, Melbourne

The Hilton On The Park Melbourne is located in the heart of East Melbourne, the city’s main sports and entertainment district. It is easily accessible by tram (the tram stop is right across the hotel) and just about 8 minutes’ walk from the city’s CBD (Central Business District). Our ballooning experience with Global Balloons started [...]

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Osteoarthritis – how best to manage this condition?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects our joints. It’s a chronic condition due to the breakdown of our joint cartilage. Cartilage is the substance surrounding the joints which cushions the ends of the bones and allows easy flexible movements of our joints. This degeneration is commonly associated with aging but other factors contributing [...]

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Do you have a Passion for the Travel and Hospitality industry?

Have you always wanted to be in the travel and hospitality industry?  Well, if you have, do mark 21 March 2014 in your calendar now as Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Malaysia recently announced that it will be holding Starwood Careers Day across the country on that day! Starwood Careers Day 2014 encapsulates Starwood’s talent [...]

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Craving for Balitong? Check out Tian Lee @ Port Klang

Are you a fan of balitong? Balitong – or “siput sedut” in Malay is an edible sea snail usually cooked in a spicy sauce or with coconut milk in “masak lemak” style. You either love it or hate it.  Those who love it know the “art” of sucking out the chewy snail from the right end [...]

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