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Beijing Roasted Duck in Si Chuan Dou Hua, PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

When I was in Beijing, I found out that their much-touted Beijing Duck was prepared and roasted in many different styles, and I mean really very different styles!  In fact, every restaurant has its own style and there are hundreds of such restaurants in Beijing! Back here in Kuala Lumpur, I’m sure the restaurants that [...]

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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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Restoran Lucky, Ipoh – premium food at premium prices!

As a native of Ipoh, I know very well that good food can be found all over the town.  Not only is Ipoh famous for its “nga choy kai” (blanched bean sprouts with poached chicken), hor fun (rice noodles), chee cheong fun (steamed rice noodles) and salt-baked chicken, good seafood is also widely available and [...]

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Celestial Court Sheraton Hong Kong – Cantonese cuisine at its best!

Celestial Court in Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers ranks as one of the best Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong.  Their award-winning dim sum is incredibly popular among discerning diners and if you take a look at their menu, you’ll understand why.  Deluxe ingredients such as jumbo scallops, sea urchin, lobster and Fukuoka pork are [...]

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Australian Lamb Shoulder Racks @ Las Carettas Mexican Restaurants

If you are a lamb lover, you should head over to Las Carettas Mexican Restaurants before the end of this month.  Why?  For the simple reason that for this entire month, you will get to taste some real lips-smacking lamb shoulder racks that are rarely served the way it’s done in Las Carettas. Start off [...]

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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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A Super CNY Treat at Extra Super Tanker Restaurant!

Yeah, I know there’s more than one “super” in the title of this post.  But when it comes to Extra Super Tanker Restaurant, we’ve never had a bad meal there.  And that’s really saying something.  No matter how busy the restaurant is, our dining experiences there have always been pleasant and food quality maintained stringently [...]

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Signature @ The Roof

These days, traffic along Persiaran Bandar Utama, especially on Friday and Saturday evenings, has become more congested.  If you don’t already know, Petaling Jaya’s latest entertainment hub – The Roof has been jiving up the scene.  Opened since last November, everyone has been flocking to this happening place as The Roof, with its 5 outlets, [...]

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Private Kitchen – flavoursome Chinese New Year Set Meal

The Year of the Horse will dawn in less than a month and weeks before this, restaurants have already concocted their special Chinese New Year feasts.  It’s always a busy never-ending feast during the lunar New Year celebrations. Private Kitchen in Damansara Uptown will be serving some special dishes at affordable pricing during the Chinese [...]

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Ocean Shabu Shabu @ Seri Petaling

Almost every other evening now is wet and chilly.  The rain just won’t let up and on evenings when the sky opens up and pour torrents down, that’s the perfect time to have a steamboat dinner.  I enjoy steamboat for the simple method of cooking food at the table where meats, seafood and vegetables are [...]

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The Malt & Leaf @ The Roof

Step into The Malt & Leaf and the first thing that hits you is the sense of breath-taking space and height.  Which isn’t really a surprise since this 4,000 sq ft intimate enclave is housed within the latest trendy entertainment hub that’s hit Petaling Jaya – The Roof. The glass and wood elements of this [...]

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Classic American Festive Set Menu at Chicago Rib House

For this festive season, if you don’t fancy pigging out on some lavish buffets, why not have a simple 4-course Christmas Set Menu?  You can do this in an American diner-like restaurant – Chicago Rib House. There are 3 drinks offered in the set, so take your pick from the alcoholic Peach Bellini (fresh peach [...]

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Festive Buffet Dinners at Eyuzu, Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya

It’s December and almost every hotel in town has lined up special festive feasts for Christmas and New Year.  Brain-stormed and concepts prepared months before, buffets and set meals menus are offered with special items included to bring out the festive cheer. If there’s one buffet I would go for, then it has to be [...]

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Festive Feasts in Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

The season for feasting is here.  Yes, it’s December already.  Although we Malaysians feast every day, somehow December gives us lots of reasons to feast even more!  It’s the school holidays, many are on leave, Christmas is coming soon and of course, before you know it, we’ll be counting down to a new year.  See… [...]

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All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum Feast at Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Coming from Ipoh, a town famed for its delicious dim sum, it isn’t any wonder that I am a dim sum fan.  I practically grew up on yum-cha sessions in the many old-world dim sum shops that are a common sight in Ipoh.  The odd thing is that we “Ipoh Mali” folks have so much [...]

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