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INDULGE in TGV Cinemas, 1-Utama

Have you noticed the stylish purple and silver INDULGE in TGV Cinemas in 1-Utama?  It does look a bit “intimidating”, purely because the reception cum private ticketing counter looks so posh through the glass doors.  Step inside and you will be transported into a whole different world of cinema entertainment and impeccable dining.  There’s the […]

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The Fat Spoon Cookbook

Melissa and Michelle Pong are like two bubbly peas in a pod.  The 2 sisters are the cool owners of the Fat Spoon Cafe in Damansara Uptown, a quaint little cafe known for its quirky local favourites served with a twist.  It’s a cafe that’s only about 3 years old but the sisters’ creations, mostly inspired […]

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Marrakech Tea – it’s all about bonding Family with Food

So the long Hari Raya weekend has passed. Many are still on holiday for the whole week but for people like me, it’s back to work as usual. A good long weekend is always welcomed as it gives me a chance to do 2 very important things. One is to cook up a storm and […]

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Affordable Japanese Buffet at TAO @ Sunway Giza

Tao doesn’t really brand itself as a Japanese restaurant.  It prides itself in serving a variety of popular Asian cuisine, with Japanese influences in a major portion of its menu.  Its All-You-Can-Eat buffet is extremely popular and because it is one of the very few restaurants that offer this “all you can eat concept” for […]

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My Marrakech Tea

I love tea. All kinds of tea… Chinese, Japanese, English, bags and tins of them fill my kitchen larder. In the office, I have packets and sachets of green tea to keep the oxidants away. However, all those are going to take a back seat now because I’ve just discovered a whole new tea experience… […]

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Let’s Berbuka Puasa the “Juadah Kampung” way in Silka Cheras!

If you have been to the Cheras Sentral Mall, you would have noticed this brand new mid-size hotel adjacent to it, with a very stylish “Silka” logo heralding it. Yes, that’s the Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur, a value-led 319-guestroom hotel which is within 15 minutes’ drive from the city centre. Throughout the holy month of […]

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Authentic Ramadhan Delights at Hilton Petaling Jaya

I’ve always loved Paya Serai at Hilton Petaling Jaya for its excellent authentic Malay dishes on any day. It is one of the most established and popular hotel restaurant in Petaling Jaya. Now with Ramadhan and a new Executive Chef helming the kitchen, diners will be totally spoiled for choice by its magnificent Buka Puasa […]

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Buka Puasa “Aroma Semenanjung”-style at Cinnamon, One World Hotel

The Cinnamon Coffee House at One World Hotel is one of the busiest places ever, come Ramadhan.  I know, because I pass by the place very often and during Ramadhan, extra tables would be put out in the lower ground lobby area to accommodate the hordes of diners.  Well, you really can’t fault the enthusiasm, […]

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A Traditional Buka Puasa Feast at Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

Latest Recipe at the Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur has always been one of my top choices where buffet meals are concerned. Seriously, this place offers a huge variety of tasty food and the best thing is that there are many live cooking stations where food is prepared a la minute for you. Now the good […]

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Garrett Popcorn Shops® – Opening at Mid Valley Mall this April!

I can’t remember when exactly the Garrett Popcorn Shops made their appearances here in Kuala Lumpur but it must be about 2 years ago.  I remember my first taste of it though.  It’s not like any of the usual popcorn we get here. Garrett’s popcorn definitely is a class above, maybe several classes.  The thing […]

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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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MIGF 2013: Grill 582 at Best Western Premier Dua Sentral

The Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) is already well in progress, having started on 1 October 2013.  Diners have the rest of this month to enjoy the special festival menus offered by the participating restaurants. When we first dined in Grill 582 at Best Western Premier Dua Sentral a few months back, we loved the […]

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MIGF 2013 – Five Sen5es @ The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Continuing our tastings of the MIGF 2013 Festival Menus, we had a chance to check out what Chef Tan Tzaan Ling of Five Sen5es at The Westin Kuala Lumpur has to offer. We always enjoy the dining ambience in FiveSen5es with its classy hardwood tables, tasteful Chinese antiques blending against a backdrop of contemporary interior […]

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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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MIGF 2013: Qba Latin Bar & Grill, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

You just gotta love Chef Pearl Woo. Chef Pearl Woo in her playground Chef Pearl Woo from Qba Latin Bar & Grill in The Westin Kuala LUmpur is one of the most lovable chefs I’ve met in a long while.  The warm, bubbly, chatty and ever-smiling chef makes one feel immediately welcomed and at ease.  […]

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