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Underground Société – ganging up for more coffee & pretty bites!

The coffee culture has really taken the Klang Valley by storm and everywhere coffee cafes are sprouting like mushrooms after rain.  Why, even in the industrial area of Bandar Sunway, there’s Garage 51 and Coffee Société holding fort and coffee lovers suddenly have a good reason to head that way. Well, now apart from coffee, […]

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The Gallery @ TTDI Kuala Lumpur

You will be forgiven if you think The Gallery houses art pieces – many people think that too. Well, you aren’t half wrong as there ARE paintings inside this premise and they are for sale. But the core business of The Gallery is actually food. It’s a family-owned and family-run restaurant in Taman Tun Dr […]

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Beat your way to BEATO now!

Dry-aging beef is very time consuming and expensive, of course. During this process, the beef is hung in special temperature-controlled cabinets for 25-30 days. During this time, the beef will slowly dry out, resulting in meats which are superior in taste and tenderness. In the dry aging process, natural enzymes breaking up connective tissues result […]

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Hawk & Fish @ TTDI Kuala Lumpur

The name “Hawk & Fish” certainly seems intriguing and when I first heard of it, images of a soaring hawk diving in to fish from a flowing river came to my mind and I thought that’s quite an odd name for a restaurant. How wrong I was as I was later told that the “hawk” […]

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Yuzen Japanese Restaurant

Taking over the spot which used to be another Japanese restaurant, Yuzen has expanded into the adjoining lot, thus space is never an issue here. In fact, there are several private rooms set up here for some cosy dining. It’s always nice to start off a Japanese meal with some salad and sashimi. Depending on […]

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Good Friends Cafe, Subang Jaya

With such a simplistic name, the vision behind this place is crystal clear. Obviously the owners want it to be a place where good friends (and family) can gather to enjoy simple honest meals that won’t bust your wallet. Food served here has a “homey” feel and the chefs are geared and passionate about cooking […]

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Epicuro – what to eat besides the famous pork chops

Epicuro remains one of the best dining treasures I discovered last year and it still remains firmly on my list of favourites. Its famed Pork Chops, created by Yugin has been raved over and over (and not only by me)… truth be told, I never fail to order that at Epicuro. However, Epicuro is not […]

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Bubblylicious Brunch @ El Cerdo

Sundays are meant for sleeping in and lazy meals. If you are one of those who live by this principle, then El Cerdo’s Sunday Bubblylicious Brunch will fit right in. And if you are a porky fan, this will even be more appealing as El Cerdo is well-known for their porcine repertoire. You can opt […]

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Boathouse @ TTDI Kuala Lumpur – food to rock your tummy & heart!

The first time I met Chef Yenni Law was at the media launch of her book “Meatology” (read my write-up here).  Of course Yenni was very busy during that event and we didn’t have much time to chat.  I sampled some of her dishes (from her cookbook) during the event and from what I tasted, […]

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IPPUDO Bar at Bangsar Shopping Centre – indulge in Japanese whiskeys, sake & beers

  Here in the Klang Valley, Ippudo has always been associated with ramen and accompanying Japanese dishes (read my earlier review here). Now there’s another experience to associate with that name, with the opening of IPPUDO Bar not too long ago at the Bangsar Shopping Centre. Located right next to Ippudo Ramen, IPPUDO Bar’s outdoor […]

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Lam’s Kitchen – a gem in Bukit Jelutong

The folks in Bukit Jelutong are a lucky lot.  With Lam’s Kitchen housed in the neighbourhood mall dishing out delectable food, they certainly have it good, as far as family and casual dining is concerned.  Located just next to Jaya Grocer’s, the simple set-up does not undermine the delicious food coming out from the kitchen. […]

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Ecole P – a stroll down nostalgia lane

Stepping into Ecole P is like taking a nostalgic journey down memory lane. Yes, specifically the lane to your childhood school.  It’s like stepping back into my primary school classroom.  After all, “ecole” is school in French, so it’s no wonder the owners drew their inspiration from there. The tables, complete with scratchings, are fashioned […]

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Maria’s Steak Cafe, Damansara Perdana

“Nothing fancy, simply good food” – that’s the promise from Maria’s and I was there recently to check this out.  The steak cafe in Metropolitan Square, Damansara Perdana is cosy and comfortable.  There’s a homely feel to the place, perhaps due to the checkered table cloths covering the dark wood tables.  Service is friendly, efficient […]

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Launch of “MEATOLOGY” by Chef Yenni Law

In the short space of time that I had interacted with Chef Yenni Law, I found that I enjoyed her company very much. Oh she was quick to tell me to quit calling her “chef” and insisted that I just call her by her name. I met Yenni for the very first time at the […]

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Surisit Thai Kopitiam, Petaling Jaya

The first Surisit Thai Kopitiam is in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), opened in 2011.  Read my review on that here. The kopitiam-style of serving simple authentic Thai food, with porky twists, is a great hit with its clientele.  In fact, it’s so well-received that owner Rivon Gill decided to open its 2nd outlet in […]

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