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SUKA @ One Residency, KL

There’s a nice quiet charm about Suka – it takes on a dual ambience of casual comfort but when the lights are dimmed, a sense of simple elegance permeates the place.  It’s a cool place to chill out during happy hours – drinks and rounds of pool are regular stuff here. Suka looks every bit a […]

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Ticklish Ribs & ‘Wiches @ Sea Park, Petaling Jaya

The Ultimate Tickle – that’s the name for Ticklish Ribs & ‘Wiches’ signature BBQ Ribs.  If you haven’t heard already, this porky joint in Sea Park Petaling Jaya has been making some waves in the neighbourhood for the past couple of months.  Amidst all the comedic and entertaining hog-related posters decorating the restaurant, the aroma […]

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Underground Société – ganging up for more coffee & pretty bites!

The coffee culture has really taken the Klang Valley by storm and everywhere coffee cafes are sprouting like mushrooms after rain.  Why, even in the industrial area of Bandar Sunway, there’s Garage 51 and Coffee Société holding fort and coffee lovers suddenly have a good reason to head that way. Well, now apart from coffee, […]

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The Gallery @ TTDI Kuala Lumpur

You will be forgiven if you think The Gallery houses art pieces – many people think that too. Well, you aren’t half wrong as there ARE paintings inside this premise and they are for sale. But the core business of The Gallery is actually food. It’s a family-owned and family-run restaurant in Taman Tun Dr […]

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Beat your way to BEATO now!

Dry-aging beef is very time consuming and expensive, of course. During this process, the beef is hung in special temperature-controlled cabinets for 25-30 days. During this time, the beef will slowly dry out, resulting in meats which are superior in taste and tenderness. In the dry aging process, natural enzymes breaking up connective tissues result […]

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TOPSHELF’s New Menu

Having just returned from Paris and having tasted her food, I realise that we do have some pretty good French cooking offered in our local restaurants too. And affordable. Yes, very affordable, if compared to what’s paid in Paris. Of course the argument goes that it’s because our ringgit has depreciated tremendously and one should […]

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Hawk & Fish @ TTDI Kuala Lumpur

The name “Hawk & Fish” certainly seems intriguing and when I first heard of it, images of a soaring hawk diving in to fish from a flowing river came to my mind and I thought that’s quite an odd name for a restaurant. How wrong I was as I was later told that the “hawk” […]

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Epicuro – what to eat besides the famous pork chops

Epicuro remains one of the best dining treasures I discovered last year and it still remains firmly on my list of favourites. Its famed Pork Chops, created by Yugin has been raved over and over (and not only by me)… truth be told, I never fail to order that at Epicuro. However, Epicuro is not […]

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Bubblylicious Brunch @ El Cerdo

Sundays are meant for sleeping in and lazy meals. If you are one of those who live by this principle, then El Cerdo’s Sunday Bubblylicious Brunch will fit right in. And if you are a porky fan, this will even be more appealing as El Cerdo is well-known for their porcine repertoire. You can opt […]

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Boathouse @ TTDI Kuala Lumpur – food to rock your tummy & heart!

The first time I met Chef Yenni Law was at the media launch of her book “Meatology” (read my write-up here).  Of course Yenni was very busy during that event and we didn’t have much time to chat.  I sampled some of her dishes (from her cookbook) during the event and from what I tasted, […]

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Business Lunch Sets at Senja @ The Saujana Hotel

If you are in the vicinity of The Saujana Hotel , Klang, Shah Alam or even Petaling Jaya, and need a nice place for a business lunch, look no further.  Go to Senja, which is nestled in lush green surroundings at The Saujana Hotel.  It’s a beautiful place, believe me. The standalone restaurant is lovely […]

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Ecole P – a stroll down nostalgia lane

Stepping into Ecole P is like taking a nostalgic journey down memory lane. Yes, specifically the lane to your childhood school.  It’s like stepping back into my primary school classroom.  After all, “ecole” is school in French, so it’s no wonder the owners drew their inspiration from there. The tables, complete with scratchings, are fashioned […]

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Maria’s Steak Cafe, Damansara Perdana

“Nothing fancy, simply good food” – that’s the promise from Maria’s and I was there recently to check this out.  The steak cafe in Metropolitan Square, Damansara Perdana is cosy and comfortable.  There’s a homely feel to the place, perhaps due to the checkered table cloths covering the dark wood tables.  Service is friendly, efficient […]

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Launch of “MEATOLOGY” by Chef Yenni Law

In the short space of time that I had interacted with Chef Yenni Law, I found that I enjoyed her company very much. Oh she was quick to tell me to quit calling her “chef” and insisted that I just call her by her name. I met Yenni for the very first time at the […]

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The Smoking Hog @ SS2 Petaling Jaya

There are quite a few different perceptions where The Smoking Hog is concerned.  These diverse views are mainly due to the ingenuity of the people behind this relatively new hog house.  Let me tell you what my perception was. When the rickety doors of the lift opened at the 3rd floor of the building, my […]

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