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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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Sandakan Food Trail (1)

Did you know that Sandakan is a great place for foodies?  Haha, I didn’t know that until I had a chance to visit this quaint town recently.  It’s actually the 2nd biggest town in Sabah and located at the north-eastern tip of the state.  Sandakan is actually very rich historically, with many places of interest [...]

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Four Points by Sheraton, Sandakan

I have never been to Sandakan and when an opportunity was presented to me recently to visit this town at the north-eastern tip of Sabah, of course I jumped at it. What more when it’s a chance to visit some of Sandakan’s famous sites, try its popular food and culinary delights but most of all, [...]

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Seenak Sajian Tradisi Desa for Ramadhan @ Kitchen Art Brasserie, Empire Hotel Subang

The thing I enjoy most about Ramadhan buffets is that I get to enjoy authentic traditional Malay dishes.  Most establishments offering Berbuka Puasa feasts usually go out of their way to ensure that well-loved local Malay cuisine is featured. That’s exactly what Kitchen Art Brasserie at the Empire Hotel Subang is doing for this Ramadhan.  [...]

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Cuisine Explored! I cooked in the kitchen of Prime @ Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur recently announced on their Facebook Page about this initiative.  When Janice Foo encouraged me to participate in Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur’s inaugural culinary challenge for their Facebook fans, she told me that “you just need to cook ONE dish, any dish you like… your favourite dish or your grandmother’s signature dish… [...]

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Up close & personal with Gordon Ramsay at the Hawker Heroes Challenge in Singapore!

I was actually straining my ears out, hoping to catch an expletive or two from Gordon Ramsay when I attended the SingTel Hawker Heroes Challenge in Singapore last weekend.  But, heck – no such luck. Michelin-starred celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is actually pretty charming in real life, when addressing the public.  Maybe that’s what his [...]

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Melbourne Style on Show in Kuala Lumpur

Did you know that Malaysia is Victoria’s 5th largest tourism market and generated 94,000 visitors in the year ending March 2013?  Yes, and I contributed to that figure too, having just returned from Melbourne less than 2 months ago.  Melbourne is also the world’s No.1 Most Liveable City in 2013 as ranked by The Economist [...]

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Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort – Toast Around the World

Recently, I was privileged to be invited to Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort for a special event.  After a long flight whereby our plane could not land at Denpasar the first time round due to bad weather, I finally arrived at the resort at dinnertime, almost 4 hours late. Welcome to Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort! To [...]

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Songkran celebration @ Erawan, Kota Damansara

If there’s one thing that Chef KoRN loves very much, besides preparing awesome Thai food, it’s orchids.  Preferably Thai ones, of course.  The moment you step into Erawan, you will be blessed with a visual feast of glorious colourful orchids – they are everywhere… held by huge vases and placed on table tops, mantel tops, [...]

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The Westin Kuala Lumpur showcases “Hats Off Kuala Lumpur” with Michelin-star Chefs

All culinary enthusiasts are in for a rare treat as The Westin Kuala Lumpur prepares to unveil a spectacular gastronomic journey like no other the city has seen. Staged for the first time ever in Kuala Lumpur, “Hats Off”, an extraordinary culinary showcase, will bring together international and local masters of their own culinary expertise, [...]

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The Art of Tea with Dilmah @ the Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

If you haven’t been to the Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur recently, then you should.  The entire lobby has undergone a fantastic “Transformation Process” and is now branded as the HUB.  Read all about the transformation here. Everything about the HUB is about creativity – every aspect of it … it’s a gathering place for creative [...]

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