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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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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 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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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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Mooncake Delights – Ee Chinese Cuisine @ Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya

It’s really not too early to talk about and eat mooncakes. The Mid-Autumn Festival aka Mooncake Festival here (the latter sounds more appropriate since we don’t have autumn in Malaysia!) is still more than a month away. Although the actual festival date is on 19 September this year, mooncakes have already made their appearance weeks [...]

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The “All Stars Steamboat Affair“ for Ramadhan at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

This year, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur has come up with a special steamboat for “Buka Puasa” and I think that’s such an excellent idea.  After a day of fasting, it’s just so good to line the stomach with some hot nutritious soup and freshly boiled ingredients. The “All Stars Steamboat Affair” in Essence restaurant features [...]

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Ramadhan Specials at Dorsett Grand Subang

In less than a month, our Muslim friends will be observing fasting in the holy month of Ramadhan.  Many hotels and restaurants are already gearing up to come up with delectable “Berbuka Puasa” offerings in celebration of the holy Muslim month. Dates are a must for Berbuka Puasa This year, Dorsett Grand Subang will be [...]

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Celebrate Rice Dumplings Festival at Zuan Yuan, One World Hotel

Time flies – I didn’t realise the Rice Dumpling Festival is actually on the 12th of June this year, and that’s just next week!  Known popularly also as the Duanwu Festival and Dragon Boat Festival, it falls on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month in the Chinese calendar.  Like any good Chinese festival, [...]

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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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New Formosa Restaurant – Festive Taiwanese Delights for Chinese New Year!

Last week when I stepped into New Formosa Restaurant, I realised that it had been exactly a year since I last visited this Taiwanese restaurant.  That realisation hit me straight in the guts and never had I felt the swiftness of time so intensively than at that moment.  As I glanced around this muchly-missed restaurant, [...]

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Prosperity Feasting in Xin Cuisine, Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

You really can’t help holding your breath in awe the moment you step into Xin. I mean, just look at this gorgeous Grand Old Dame of Chinese Dining … Xin – the Chinese restaurant in Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur preserves its old-world charm of oriental grandeur in the form of its two centre-stage majestic dragon [...]

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Festive dining at Di Wei @ Empire Hotel Subang for Chinese New Year

As early as 1 January 2013, Di Wei Chinese Cuisine Restaurant in the Empire Hotel has already started serving Yee Sang (a must-have for Chinese New Year) as well as “Treasure Pot” aka “Poon Choy”. Poon Choy originated from Hong Kong and it’s a traditional Hakka dish, composed of several layers of different ingredients cooked [...]

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Chinese New Year Festive Buffet in Latest Recipe @ Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

The Lunar New Year has always been a time of feasting and more feasting.  The usual meals will be mainly Chinese-style, served course by course and if you have read the past several reviews here, you would know that we’ve been eating a lot of such meals.  Chinese restaurants are promoting their special prosperity menus [...]

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Chinese New Year Festive Dining at Ti Chen @ The Saujana Hotel

Ti Chen, which means “Palace of Emperor” is the iconic Chinese restaurant of The Saujana Hotel.  Tucked away on the 1st floor of the Golf Club building in a quiet enclave shaded by age-old trees, Ti Chen may be a bit elusive to one who has never been there.  But once you climb up the [...]

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Chinese New Year Feasting at Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Lai Po Heen, the elegant Chinese restaurant in Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is one of the few restaurants in town that leads the pack in offering Chinese New Year promotional menus.  Their auspicious scrumptious menus to celebrate the slithering-in of the Water Snake have been available as early as 3 January 2013 and will continue [...]

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