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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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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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The Malt & Leaf @ The Roof

Step into The Malt & Leaf and the first thing that hits you is the sense of breath-taking space and height.  Which isn’t really a surprise since this 4,000 sq ft intimate enclave is housed within the latest trendy entertainment hub that’s hit Petaling Jaya – The Roof. The glass and wood elements of this [...]

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Classic American Festive Set Menu at Chicago Rib House

For this festive season, if you don’t fancy pigging out on some lavish buffets, why not have a simple 4-course Christmas Set Menu?  You can do this in an American diner-like restaurant – Chicago Rib House. There are 3 drinks offered in the set, so take your pick from the alcoholic Peach Bellini (fresh peach [...]

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Stillwater @ Crittenden, The Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne

We visited a few vineyard restaurants in The Mornington and one of the loveliest is Stillwater.  It is located in the acclaimed Crittenden Estate at the foot of Red Hill.  Since it opened in 2004, this modern vineyard restaurant is well known for its relaxed fine dining.  Developed by owners Zac and Jacqui Poulier from [...]

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Cape Schanck Lighthouse, The Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne

A visit to The Mornington Peninsula won’t be complete if you don’t visit the famous Cape Schanck Lighthouse.  Located at the tip of the peninsula fronting the Bass Strait, the lighthouse still stands tall and proud since its construction way back in 1859. The Cape Schanck Lightstation has a fully functional beacon and it offers [...]

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Frangipani @ Changkat Bukit Bintang

The name Frangipani is not unfamiliar to many diners, especially those who love frequenting restaurants in the Changkat Bukit Bintang area in Kuala Lumpur.  Frangipani has stood its ground there for more than 11 years and has always prided itself for its French-inspired offerings.  That was the direction in Frangipani’s first decade. Moving into its [...]

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Chambers Bar & Grill @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur

After months of refurbishment, the Hilton Kuala Lumpur recently unveiled its brand new Chambers Bar & Grill located on the lobby floor of the hotel. Entering the premise, we were bowled over by the sleek lines of its decor.  It seems like everything in Chambers is shiny and reflective – right from its intertwined double-C [...]

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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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MIGF 2013: Grill 582 at Best Western Premier Dua Sentral

The Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) is already well in progress, having started on 1 October 2013.  Diners have the rest of this month to enjoy the special festival menus offered by the participating restaurants. When we first dined in Grill 582 at Best Western Premier Dua Sentral a few months back, we loved the [...]

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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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Mediteca – Mediterranean Wine, Deli & Tapas Bar, Kuala Lumpur

When I heard that Mediteca has introduced a pork-friendly Mediterranean menu recently, I knew it’s time to check it out.  “Pork-friendly” certainly sounds like music to the ears of porcine lovers and it was also incentive enough for me to brave the infamous city traffic crawls for dinner there recently.  Mediteca is located right in [...]

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“Flavours of Australia” @ Grill 582, Best Western Premier Dua Sentral

The dark wood-panelled interior of Grill 582 in Best Western Premier Dua Sentral exudes an air of old-world classic luxury and also serves as a perfect setting for the bright glass-panelled kitchen in the restaurant.  As we sat at our table facing the simple uncluttered kitchen, our eyes were riveted to the goings-on inside that [...]

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Jala @ The Andaman, Langkawi

The first time I set eyes on Jala Restaurant, it took my breath away. I have never seen a restaurant like it before. Picture this: tables and chairs all laid out and set with elegant cutlery, complete with sparkling wine glasses and all around it is open… there are no walls (walls are kept to [...]

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