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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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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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Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

Whenever we go to Hong Kong, one of our favourite areas to be is Tsim Sha Tsui.  It is, after all, the “happening” place to be where dining and shopping are concerned. Besides these, it’s also a key commercial area and several museums (The HK Space Museum, the HK Museum of Art and the Science [...]

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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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Xin Cuisine – divine dimsum for private dining

We all know that for an authentic dimsum experience, it should be all about selecting your favourites from piled-high baskets on trolleys and carts pushed around in the restaurant.  At least that’s how dimsum was enjoyed back in my hometown.  One of my favourite earliest childhood memories is going for “yum cha” in the wee [...]

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Dining at The Restaurant @ The Club Saujana Resort

Tucked away in the far end of The Club Saujana Resort is The Restaurant.  There’s no fancy name attached, it’s just simply known as The Restaurant. This is the playground of Chef Alexander Waschl, who hails from Austria.  In the past 3 years that he’s been here, Chef Waschl has been delighting guests with his [...]

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Flying with the wind in Melbourne the Global Ballooning way!

How would you like to “move with the wind”?  That’s not a clichéd phrase.  That is exactly what happens when you go ballooning.  This activity may not be very common here in Malaysia but in Melbourne, Australia, it is an attraction that’s readily available.  There are quite a number of ballooning operators in Australia but [...]

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Prosperity Feasts at Xin Cuisine, Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Xin, the Chinese restaurant in Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur, is impressive looking with its majestic dragon pillars reaching up to the ceiling.  Each pillar has a glorious dragon intricately carved, entwining itself around the pillar and reaching upwards.  I’m sure there are many interpretations and stories behind these golden pillars. Amidst this grand Oriental setting, [...]

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Celebrate the Year of the Horse at The Emperor Chinese Restaurant @ Dorsett Grand Subang

To usher in the Year of the Horse, The Emperor Chinese Restaurant in Dorsett Grand Subang is offering a variety of special set menus, traditional Yee Sang, dim sum feast and special a la carte items, available until 14 February 2014.  The special Set Menus are available for lunch and dinner.  Named “Fortune”, “Happiness”, “Longevity” [...]

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Have a gourmet Chinese New Year meal at Noble Mansion

When it comes to Chinese New Year, many are willing to splurge on meals with family and friends.  Well, at least, most of my friends and family do.  After all, they reason “let’s have a great meal, at least once a year and especially since it’s the Chinese New Year!”  Eating well during the 15 [...]

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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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Afternoon Tea @ 1885, The Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

So where would you go, in Penang, if you wish to have a quiet tête à tête with your best friend over a traditional English Afternoon Tea?  Why … to 1885, of course. 1885 – named for the year that The Eastern & Oriental (The E&O) Hotel was established, is a classic colonial-style dining venue [...]

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