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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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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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Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur joins forces with Gleneagles Hospital for children in need

In partnership with Gleneagles Hospital, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur is initiating a fund raising drive for the hospital’s ‘A heart for a heart’ charity programme. Its mission is to financially support children born with congenital heart defects. Founded in 1996, ‘A heart for a heart’ charity programme was set up by Gleneagles Hospital to help [...]

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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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All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum Feast at Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Coming from Ipoh, a town famed for its delicious dim sum, it isn’t any wonder that I am a dim sum fan.  I practically grew up on yum-cha sessions in the many old-world dim sum shops that are a common sight in Ipoh.  The odd thing is that we “Ipoh Mali” folks have so much [...]

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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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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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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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Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran

Officially opened about 2 months ago, the Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran is a luxury resort located in Southern Bali very near to the renowned seafood restaurants along Muaya Beach in Jimbaran Bay. Located in a sprawling 1.5 hectare property, Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran’s water theme resonates throughout the 118 rooms but the main feature is [...]

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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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The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa – a revisit

It’s been about 8 months since we were last at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa.  When we were there in August last year, the resort was about to embark on its refurbishment program. Please read my earlier post on this beautiful resort here. Set in an idyllic natural retreat of the island, adorned with [...]

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V Botanical Spa at The Andaman, Langkawi

Abundance. Beauty. Harmony. Inner Peace. Divine. The Harmony Villa The Main Spa entrance Those are the names of the treatment villas at V Botanical Spa, an intimate and gorgeous sanctuary nestled in the serenity of a rainforest at The Andaman, Langkawi.  If that’s not splendid enough, the spa overlooks the beautiful tranquil Datai Bay.  Each [...]

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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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