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Sunday Curry Tiffin Lunch @ The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Tiffin carriers go back a long way with me.  I have the fondest memories of those round enamel carriers all stacked up and secured with a metal handle.  In those round containers were dishes cooked by my mom.  Back then we could only afford the most basic of the carriers, those pale yellow plain ones.  […]

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A flaming feast at CHARCOAL @ The Saujana

I just can’t help but be charmed by the lovely open grill restaurant aptly named Charcoal at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur.  Set amidst lush grounds, Charcoal spots a warm cosy ambience and I’m struck by its simple contemporary elegance.  The beautifully-appointed open kitchen in the centre is where all the flaming and grilling actions […]

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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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A steaming affair at Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Fans of steamboat, or “hot pot” would be delighted to know that they can now indulge in this steaming affair at Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur until 30 December 2014. The “All Steamed Up – Oriental Steamboat” promotion offers 5 unique broths and I really have a hard time deciding which one is the […]

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I need a Club Med holiday!

Did you catch the Matta Fair last week?  I meant to do that – I told D that we should go check it out as we really wanted to snag some good vacation deals.  I knew it would be madness to go to the fair, knowing very well how insanely popular it is and how […]

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Have a Steak Feast at The Restaurant @ The Saujana Resort!

Hey listen up, all you steak lovers out there… if you crave nothing but the satisfaction of a prime cut of meat cooked just the right level of preferred doneness, then you just have to head over to The Restaurant at The Saujana Hotel before end of this month. Chef Alexander Waschl is all geared […]

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Four Points by Sheraton Penang

Four Points by Sheraton Penang is located at an excellent spot. It’s just 15 minutes away from Georgetown and it’s along Tanjung Bungah with the sea just a few steps away. See, that’s really getting the best of both worlds: sea views and yet close enough to the city centre. The 220-room hotel offers uncomplicated […]

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Mooncake Medley in The Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Light up your Mid-Autumn Festival with the mooncake boxes-turned-lanterns when you get your mooncakes from The Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur. When you purchase 4 mooncakes from The Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur, they will be packed in a tall rectangular lacquer box.  The hand-crafted lacquer boxes come in 5 colours and one in plain wooden colour.  […]

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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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Signature Mooncakes & Contemporary Flavours for Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Hilton Kuala Lumpur

When you have some “sure winners” in your stable, it’s always wise to keep them as they are proven classics.  Executive Chef Lam Hock Hin and his team understand this concept very well and that’s why every year, during the Mid-Autumn Festival, Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s favourite mooncakes make their appearance.  Fans of their gorgeous Heavenly […]

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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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Pangkor Laut Resort – Chapman’s Bar and Fisherman’s Cove

Guests staying in Pangkor Laut Resort have several good choices of food outlets to dine in.  Besides Feast Village and the Royal Bay Beach Club mentioned in my earlier post, we’d like to share with you our dining experiences in Chapman’s Bar and Fisherman’s Cove. Chapman’s Bar This bar is located at Emerald Bay and […]

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Pangkor Laut Resort

We haven’t visited Pangkor for many years now – I can’t remember when the last visit was, actually.  It must have been more than 5 years ago.  Anyway, recently when there was a chance to take a short break, we were so happy to head north and this time, not to just any resort, but […]

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Mandara Spa at Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort

To me, no holiday is complete without some body pampering. A spa session, a body massage or even just some basic foot reflexology makes a whole lot of difference and these are things I try to include in my travel itinerary. When we were at the Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort recently, I managed to catch […]

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