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Ante – upping the porky stakes with their all-new Brunch!

I’ve heard much about Ante Kitchen & Bar – how they’ve been creating waves in the dining scene in Solaris with signature dishes such as the Char Grilled Pork Steak and Sweet Belly (both of which I have yet to taste).  The good news is that Ante has once again raised the stakes with their […]

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Taiko Japanese Cuisine, Mont Kiara Shoplex

It used to be Ramen Taiko Japanese Cuisine and they were mainly specializing in ramen only.  A new management took over the restaurant in April this year and expanded the food repertoire to include other Japanese dishes.  A new chef, Chef Steven Khoo took over and has since revamped the menu.  The cosy restaurant has […]

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Opium @ Changkat Bukit Bintang

Opium is incredibly photogenic. From its colourful exterior to its opulent interior right down to the food and drinks, everything dances in glee for my camera. I’m talking about Opium, the latest dining and fun place in Changkat Bukit Bintang opened by Werner Kuhn and his team. Yeah, the same Werner Kuhn who set up […]

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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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Symphony of flavors in T.G.I. Friday’s New Menu

T.G.I Friday’s has been around for a long time and needs no introduction. It’s one of the most recognisable restaurants here in the Klang Valley, especially in the malls. It’s also a popular venue for birthday celebrations as I have witnessed many boisterous birthday parties being held in the premises. Of course, the restaurant staff’s […]

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Fiercer at Publika

It’s fun talking to Herukh Jethwani, the jovial guy behind Fierce Curry House in Bangsar Utama and its sister outlet, Fiercer in Publika. We were at Fiercer checking out their famed Hyderabadi dhum biryani rice not too long ago. As we took in the casual modernity of Fiercer and remarked on the clever use of […]

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Chill out at IL FARO @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

When Chef Willy Chan buzzed me to tell me that he’s now at this place called Il Faro in Pavilion, I didn’t need much persuasion to pop over. I’m not a frequent visitor to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur but when he told me Il Faro is next to the overhead pedestrian link bridge crossing to KLCC, […]

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Taste Enclave @ Avenue K – feasting at the mini restaurants!

The first time we were at Taste Enclave, we already loved the charming modern food atrium in Avenue K.  We sampled food from various outlets as well as their mini restaurants.  Food from the 3 mini restaurants was pretty good.  In fact, they were enticing enough for us to return there a second time for […]

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Epicuro @ Damansara Uptown – delectable porky bites!

“Where would you recommend for a good meal?”  I often get asked this perennial question.  I usually drill further to find out what particular cuisine the person has in mind before giving any recommendation. These days, if someone asks me where to go for some casual dining, western-style, I find myself saying unreservedly “Epicuro”!  Ever […]

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Mediteca – new a la carte menu!

It has been almost a year since Mediteca launched its porky items in their menu. A year of testing the market and their customers’ preference… it’s time to revamp the menu. And revamp they did… throwing out less popular dishes and adding on new exciting ones. After lots of brainstorming (and kitchen storming too), Chef […]

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Croisette Cafe – classic French delights in a cosy casual setting

So I heard that recently Croisette Café has gone rogue… err… I mean they have gone oink oink!  That’s the best news I’ve heard in that week. In case you haven’t heard, Croisette Café, tucked away by the poolside of the Cascadium Condominium in Bangsar is owned by husband and wife team – Chef Pierre-Marie […]

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The Gastro Project celebrates Mother’s Day

The Gastro Project is the kind of restaurant that you’d be very comfortable to bring your family for a lazy weekend lunch; it’s also the kind of restaurant you’d love to bring your sweetheart for a cosy dinner.  The restaurant oozes charming style and warm cosiness at the same time.  Black and white checquered floor, […]

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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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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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