Whenever I travel to any city, I make it a point to visit at least one local market there.  I love markets – this is where one gets to feel and absorb the local vibes and there’s always an invigorating energy wherever locals (and visitors) interact.  Want to see how the locals live and behave [...]

PEKING DUCK Promotion @ ZUAN YUAN, One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya

Ducks are in. Ducks are the trend nowadays. Heck, there’s even one restaurant which has recently revamped its menu to focus just on ducks.  Yes, isn’t that good news for ducky fans! In particular, ducks of the Peking kind. For this whole month of October, many a glistening golden duck will be making its appearance [...]

CELESTIAL DYNASTY – Weekend Dim Sum Promotion @ RM5 Per Plate!

Dim Sum lovers now have a new restaurant to haunt in Petaling Jaya.  Celestial Dynasty opened its doors recently and as an opening promotion, is offering some 25 selected dim sum items at only RM5 per plate until end September.  The special promotional dim sum menu offers steamed, baked and fried items besides rice noodle [...]

US Smokehouse BBQ at VASCO’s, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

In our hot and humid weather, having a BBQ is always a sweaty affair – at least that rings true for me. Unless of course if the grilling is done for you and you get to enjoy the barbequed food in the cool comfort of air-conditioning. Well, for this whole month of September, you can [...]

RUYI & LYN’s New Dim Sum

Not many people are aware that Ruyi & Lyn serves some of the best and visually appealing pork-free dim sum in town. Cocooned within the elegant stylish dining space of Ruyi & Lyn, the dim sum area is located in a quieter corner. The dim sum menu may not be the most extensive in town [...]

New Menu at GOA By Hubba curated by Celebrity Chef SAPNA ANAND

Author of 2 successful cookbooks so far (with 2 more in the pipeline), star of her own cooking show on AFC, celebrity chef Sapna Anand sure is one superwoman. Balancing family and work commitments, Sapna made time recently at Goa by Hubba for an evening with friends and fans of Goan cuisine. Presenting some new [...]

EXQUISITE MOONCAKES from TAO Chinese Cuisine @ InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Time is really hurtling through and it’s just a matter of weeks before the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated – on 24 September 2018 actually. Synonymous with this festival is of course, the mooncakes and these are all already on sale in bakeries, restaurants, supermarkets and hotels – consumers here are really spoiled for choice. Standing [...]

PASSIONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO – going Italian in Sri Petaling!

The last time I met Chef Stefano was at Enoteca Restaurant earlier this year. He has since moved on to spearheading and helming a new restaurant – Passione Ristorante Italiano, located in Sri Petaling. As we all know, Sri Petaling is full of eateries, predominantly Chinese and local ones, so an Italian restaurant here stands [...]

OVER THE MOON this Mid-Autumn at Dorsett Grand Subang

Have you seen Dorsett Grand’s mooncakes for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival? For the baked mooncakes, the selection is based pretty much on the traditional flavours and fillings. Featuring various types of lotus paste, like pandan, white lotus and even one mixed with durian, you can opt for the regular or the low-sugar version. Besides lotus [...]

COLOURS OF MID AUTUMN at Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur

For the past few years, I have always been on the lookout for Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s mooncake promotion. Their packaging has always been impressive and demand for their mooncake boxes have been tremendous. Long after the Mid Autumn Festival is over, the lovely boxes are kept and treasured as decorative items. This year, Concorde [...]

DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka

The next time you visit our historic city of Melaka, check out the DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka. Opened in December last year, this hotel is located in the heart of Hatten City, just about a 10-minute drive from the Unesco World Heritage Site of downtown old Melaka. DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka houses 273 stylish and [...]

My lazy 4D3N in HOI AN, VIETNAM

Located in Vietnam’s central coast, Hoi An is a former port city in Quang Nam Province. With a rich heritage dating back many centuries ago, it was a booming trading post during the 18th-19th century. Hoi An was a powerful trade conduit between Europe, China, India and Japan. Remnants of these cultures can be seen [...]