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Pantrie @ Oasis Square

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food”, so said George Bernard Shaw. And so echoed Alice Tuen, owner and chef of Pantrie.  Located in the up-and-coming busy commercial centre called Oasis Square, Pantrie is just a few months old. Alice relates how she had to constantly come up with healthy and interesting [...]

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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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Topshelf @ TTDI

Located in the quieter part of Lorong Rahim Kajai 13, Topshelf has been dishing out popular French and Italian dishes to discerning customers. Helmed by the dashing Chef Christopher Yee and partnered by the charming Hairenna Othman, this unassuming restaurant has been around for almost two years. Trained in French cooking in Europe, Chef Yee [...]

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Chef Alessandro’s 1st Anniversary Celebration Menu at Villa Danieli, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

 The romantic & cosy ambience of the trattoria-styled Villa Danieli It seems like only a couple of weeks ago that we welcomed Chef Alessandro Graziosi to Villa Danieli.  I still remember when we were invited to try Chef Alessandro’s new menu sometime in early April last year.  It is now almost a year since he [...]

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Bondi Junction @ Setia Walk, Puchong

Now that most of my Chinese New Year reviews have been tackled, it’s time to talk about some non-Chinese food.  If you are tired of gorging on braised sea cucumbers, roast pork, steamed chicken and such… well, some simple western-style dishes could be just the answer to your jaded tongue. Bondi Junction @ Setia Walk, [...]

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“Bring Me Food” @ Tosca in DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur

I like the concept of “Bring Me Food” that’s being introduced at Tosca in DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur. I mean, who wouldn’t like that, right? Bringing someone food must surely be one of the best things to do, especially to food lovers! It’s kinda like the Japanese Omakase concept. Basically that means “I’ll leave [...]

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New Menu at Mandarin Grill @ Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Since it opened in February 2010, the contemporary and chic Mandarin Grill at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur has been entrancing guests with its range of culinary delights conjured by Chef Reto Webber. Chef de Cuisine, Reto Webber recently revamped the menu, injecting new ideas and flavours, using the freshest and highest quality of ingredients imported [...]

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Cono Sur Wine Dinner @ Tosca, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur

It was a 1-night affair. For a brief night, I got to taste and experience a delightful affair – a marriage of Italian and Chilean flavours. I had the best of both worlds. I’m talking about the 1-night-only event at Tosca at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur which featured a 5-course wine dinner, partnering Italian [...]

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Neroteca – new Italian Executive Chef Massimo Zampar

Neroteca, that rustic casual Italian deli in Bukit Ceylon now has a new Executive Chef. The talented Executive Chef Massimo Zampar stired up quite a bit of excitement when he demonstrated his culinary skills with a live cooking demonstration in an exclusive preview recently. Serving up an exquisite Mushroom Risotto – Carnaroli Risotto with Taleggio Cheese, [...]

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New Menu at Villa Danieli, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Chef Alessandro Graziosi, the new chef at Villa Danieli @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur will be cooking up quite a storm in the coming days. A preview of some of his recipes set the pace for some exciting dishes to be included in Villa Danieli’s menu.  From my earlier posts here and here, Villa Danieli [...]

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Neroteca’s “Meatilicious” Specials for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is less than 3 weeks away and the feasting continues. In fact, it never stopped, since way before Christmas, I’m sure. This time round, it seems the festivities are just rolling into each other … Christmas, New Year and now we are busy preparing to usher in the Year of the Dragon. [...]

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Villa Danieli @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Villa Danieli at the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur takes on a very different mood in the daytime. Unlike the luxe romantic air that envelopes this trattoria-styled Italian restaurant at night, in the daytime it looks more casual yet retaining its old-world charm, thanks to the bright lively ceiling mural done by Mindy Lehrman Cameron. The [...]

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Nerovivo – Special Christmas Offerings

I swear, every year, preparations for the Christmas spirit and cheer start earlier and earlier.  Why – the malls here had already started playing Christmas songs and carols almost 3 weeks ago and they are all decked out with bright Yuletide decorations!  Well, I’m not complaining… this is my favourite time of the year and I’m [...]

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Ruffino Wine Dinner @ Villa Danieli, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Back by popular demand, Villa Danieli is currently offering a 5-course Italian dinner with wines from Ruffino, one of Italy’s renowned wine brands. From the beautiful countryside of Tuscany with its rolling hills, Ruffino’s 8 estates are recognized in producing 130 years of the finest wines from Italy. A perfect blend of innovation, tradition and [...]

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