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Premium Dim Sum Dinner @ Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Back when I was growing up in Ipoh, some of the best dining memories I have are those of eating dim sum at night.  Supper is a popular pastime in my hometown – back then, nobody has ever heard of “supper is bad for you” and even if any one had heard about it, nobody […]

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Mooncakes Resonance at Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel

For the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, the chefs in Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel have come up with 18 scrumptious mooncakes.  Out of these 18, 10 of them are of the oven-baked variety.  Most of the baked mooncakes are of the good old traditional flavours like White Lotus Paste, Supreme Mixed Nuts, Red Bean Paste […]

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Uncle Lim’s 80th Birthday Special Menu in Pangkor Laut Resort

If you have read my previous posts on Pangkor Laut Resort here and here, you would know that this gorgeous resort houses several eateries.  They all have different characteristics and serve a variety of cuisines and dishes – many of them are darn good so it’s really quite hard to choose a favourite.  But if […]

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Special Mooncakes from the Oriental Group of Restaurants

Now tell me, do you know of any restaurant that produces only 2 types of mooncakes? Quite rare, right? Well, the Oriental Group of restaurants do that. Yes, ONLY 2 flavours and both are snowskin mooncakes. And frankly speaking, the Oriental Group’s restaurants don’t do much promotion or marketing of their mooncakes. They sell out […]

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Mooncakes from Toh Yuen @ Klang Executive Club

I have dined at Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant quite a long time ago. I remember it as a spacious restaurant located in the Klang Executive Club in Bandar Baru Klang, Bukit Rajah. They are pretty well known for their Chinese banquets as it can accommodate 500 guests at any one time. There are also 6 […]

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Ti Chen @ The Saujana Hotel unveils its Mooncakes

For the very first time, Ti Chen is offering its own-made mooncakes for the Mid Autumn Festival, which is on 8 September 2014.  From the kitchen of Chef Yaw Kim Yew comes delicately crafted mini snow skin mooncakes as well as freshly baked traditional mooncakes. Azuki Milk There are stories and legends behind the making […]

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The Oriental Splendour of Tai Thong Mooncakes

What I like about Tai Thong when it comes to mooncakes is their consistency in coming out with quality well-loved traditional ones year after year and never fails in surprising us with a few new flavours too. For this year’s Mid Autumn Festival, Tai Thong’s Mooncake Master Chef Yiu has come up with 5 new […]

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Decadent Mooncakes from Eastin Petaling Jaya

With the Mid Autumn Festival barely a month away, hotels and restaurants are busy promoting their mooncakes. It’s a common practice among the Chinese to offer moon cakes as gifts to family and friends during this festival. Every year, we see new and innovative designs and flavours flooding the market. Eastin Petaling Jaya has been […]

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Mid-Summer Promotion at Oriental Restaurants

What are your favourite Chinese dishes? I know that’s such a difficult question to answer, right? I mean, how do you even define “Chinese dishes”?  That description is so infinite as Chinese cuisine is utterly complex. And Chinese cuisine in the Malaysian context takes on a whole different slant… I don’t even know where to […]

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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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Kim Ma Restaurant, Palace of the Golden Horses – Chef Roy Wong’s revamped menu

The last time I was in Kim Ma Restaurant, I remember vaguely a restaurant that was very traditionally Chinese in décor, with the obligatory lanterns hanging all over it. Yes, it has been that long. All that had changed now. Kim Ma has just gone through quite a massive refurbishment. I love the new look. […]

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10 Classic Porky Favourites at Xin Cuisine @ The Concorde, Kuala Lumpur

One of my favourite Chinese restaurants in the city – Xin Cuisine at The Concorde Kuala Lumpur has just launched more porky dishes in their menu.  Already a firm favourite among lovers of classic Chinese dishes, Xin Cuisine has now endeared itself deeper in their hearts with new delicious pork dishes since April. When their […]

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Auntie Chan’s Noodles House, Kota Kemuning – fab home-made fishballs & more!

Despite the name, you won’t find Auntie Chan in this restaurant. Instead, you will find Auntie Chan’s daughter, Shirley, who’s the one running the show here. An avid and passionate cook, Shirley explains that her mother used to operate a stall in Penang selling her famous duck meat koay teow th’ng. She recalls how her […]

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Charcoal Steamboat Restaurant, Setapak

Over the past year or so there had been many steamboat restaurants setting up in and around the Klang Valley.  Due to the stiff competition, many try to come up with innovative or unique styles of steamboat, offering ingredients that are different from the norm. Well, Charcoal Steamboat in Setapak has certainly sparked a lot […]

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Way Modern Chinois – unique contemporary Chinese cuisine

The dining scene in Damansara Heights received a unique boost recently with the opening of Way Modern Chinois.  A classy modern avant-garde restaurant, Way specializes in contemporary Chinese/Asian cuisine. Way means “unique” or “one and only” in Mandarin and this uniqueness starts from its entrance.  The entrance isn’t spotted easily, not unless you are looking […]

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