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Dim Sum Brunch at The Emperor, Dorsett Grand Subang

Sundays and public holidays are meant for leisurely meals when one wakes up late.  These are about the only days we get to sleep in for a bit and by the time we are up, it’s time to go look for a good meal somewhere.  We’ve heard that The Emperor in Dorsett Grand Subang serves [...]

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Ramadhan Buffet at Kelantan Delights

There’s no denying that Kelantan Delights serves some of the best Kelantanese dishes around here in the Klang Valley.  Needless to say, their Ramadhan buffet is one which I look forward to, having first tasted it in 2011.  Their Ramadhan spread showcases all their signature dishes and it’s a great opportunity to savour all the [...]

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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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Braised Abalone & Fish Maw at Di Wei, Empire Subang Hotel

When I was a kid, “Yue Chi Lou Fan” was something that I could only dream about.  It was way beyond our means.  Literally translated, that means “braised shark’s fins mixed with rice” – a term that denotes abundant and decadent dining as only the very rich can afford shark’s fins.  Of course back then, [...]

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Spanish Inspired Wine Dinner at The Restaurant @ The Club Saujana Resort

The Restaurant at The Club Saujana Resort hosted a special Spanish Inspired Wine Dinner recently to introduce some impeccable wines from some of the best wineries in Spain. Sipping some excellent cava at the lounge while waiting for dinner to start, I was once again impressed by the elegant and classy surroundings (read about my [...]

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Hairy delights at Di Wei Chinese Cuisine Restaurant, Empire Subang

Every year from September to October or early November, the Shanghainese Hairy Crabs make an appearance in many Chinese restaurants. Known also as “mitten crabs” (due to the furry growth on their legs and pincers), these hairy crustaceans are prized for their thick creamy roe and delicate flesh. The most prized catches are those that [...]

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Chef Jacky Lim’s Crab Delights at Tai Thong

If you are an avid fan of tv culinary shows, you may have caught an episode or two of the “Crazy for Crabs” series on Astro Wah Lai Toi (Channel 311) every Satuday at 9.30pm. I caught an episode of this “crabby” show recently when the Tai Thong Restaurants showcased their “Crazy for Crabs” promotion at [...]

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Mum’s Kitchen Restaurant

The lunch we had at Mum’s Kitchen Restaurant was most memorable because it was the meal with the most no. of claypot dishes we’ve ever had!  Pot after pot, they came… smouldering and bubbling, giving out the most heavenly aromas even before the pots touched our table. Recently relocated to Subang, Mum’s Kitchen Restaurant, which [...]

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