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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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La Risata @ Medan Damansara: Valentine Special and others

Opened since 1999, La Risata Damansara really needs no introduction. Located in the quiet suburb of Medan Damansara, La Risata has garnered a legion of fans, judging from how busy the restaurant is, on a week day. Its red bricks and raw cement walls exude a nice warm rustic ambience – perfect for chilling out […]

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SOULed OUT Sri Harts – refreshed and rejuvenated!

I still remember the first time I stepped into SOULed OUT when they opened in Mont Kiara, way back in 1996.  I remember that little restaurant was perched on a small slope in that housing area.  I had met Michele Kwok and Fred Choo on a holiday trip earlier and when they started this cafe, […]

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The Smoking Hog @ SS2 Petaling Jaya

There are quite a few different perceptions where The Smoking Hog is concerned.  These diverse views are mainly due to the ingenuity of the people behind this relatively new hog house.  Let me tell you what my perception was. When the rickety doors of the lift opened at the 3rd floor of the building, my […]

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The Pressroom Bistro @ Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

The Pressroom Bistro got its name from a traditional wine pressing facility and not the press room for news people as most would think so. I was under the latter impression, too. Would you like sugar with your coffee? I had a very pleasant initiation of this bistro’s offerings recently. The Pressroom Bistro serves food […]

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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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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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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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