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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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Comforting Dishes @ Lammeeya

Lammeeya has always been known for its popular “Lam Mee”(smooth yellow noodles cooked in a starchy broth) and other types of noodles.  Lunch hour at Lammeeya s always packed with diners slurping away at their Lam Mee, Prawn Noodles, Curry Mee, Chicken Kwayteow Soup and my favourite, their Chee Cheong Fun, served Ipoh-style. Not many […]

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Kuala Lumpur Restaurant Week: Opus Bistro @ Bangkung, Bangsar

October is set to be a tremendously exciting month as far as Food is concerned.  I think gourmets, gourmands, gluttons and all who are enamoured with food will welcome October with wide open arms and stomachs.  There’s Oktoberfest, the MIGF 2013 and then there’s the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Restaurant Week! From 4-11 October 2013, more […]

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The New Delicious

These days you are likely to see Steve Allen dressed casually in checked shirt and jeans in the Delicious cafes.  Why?  The latest feather to this chef’s talented cap is that he’s now the CEO of Delicious, after having served as Group Creative Chef for the E&O Group for a year.  Of course, he still […]

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Fa Ying @ Paradigm Mall – a fresh new interpretation

Since Chef Paphatson Singhakhat joined Fa Ying several months ago, their kitchen has been bustling happily with the sounds, sights and tastes of their signature dishes being given a refreshing boost.  Yes, the sweet-smiling, soft-spoken Chef O, as she prefers to be known, has been busy reinventing Fa Ying’s current popular dishes and also coming up […]

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The Burger Factory @ Kota Kemuning

I am not really a burger fan and certainly am not inclined to go out of my way to hunt for meat patties sandwiched in buns.  I always associate burgers with fast food (and that’s not a food preference I place high up on my list) despite the recent craze on this fad where new […]

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Time to go NOSHing! Specials for July & August 2013

There’s no denying the passion that goes into the food at NOSH.  While I have not had the pleasure of meeting Judith yet, when chatting with Ann Lee, her unabashed enthusiasm and obvious love for food sparkle through in her every gesture.  When she makes a statement like “Really, what do we Malaysians love most? […]

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Tujo Bar-sserie & Grill @ Ascott Kuala Lumpur

You really can’t miss Tujo along Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur.  I mean, how can you ever miss this playground, with bright cheerful flowers planted firmly on the ground, all colourfully shouting “TUJO” from their centres?  Be warned though: you can’t pick these blooms and plonk them into a vase! The Playground The latest brainchild from […]

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