SEAFOOD WORLD @ Plaza 33, Petaling Jaya

Seafood lovers in Petaling Jaya – rejoice!  Seafood World, the latest restaurant from the Oriental Group is now open and holding court grandly at the Main Entrance of Plaza 33.  Its huge brightly-lit signboard beckons wickedly and once you step into its cool interior, you will be welcomed by rows of tanks housing live seafood [...]


In Malaysia, nothing defines a celebration more than sitting down to a good meal with loved ones. With the upcoming lunar new year just round the corner, the Chinese are looking forward to welcoming the Year of the Pig with even greater gusto. With this in mind, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is all set with [...]

Feast of Treasures for Chinese New Year @ NEW WORLD PETALING JAYA HOTEL

The New World Petaling Jaya Hotel may not have a Chinese restaurant but Executive Chef Joshua Er, Banquet Sous Chef Chai Chun Keong together with their culinary team are all set to serve Chinese festive dishes to usher in the Year of the Pig. For group booking, the hotel’s functions rooms will be the venue [...]

ARMADA HOTEL Petaling Jaya: OLD IS GOLD for Chinese New Year!

The Armada Hotel in Petaling Jaya is one of the oldest hotels around. Overlooking the Federal Highway, this stalwart hotel still stands valiant with its regular clientele despite being slightly overshadowed by bigger and newer competitors just an arm’s length away. I remember, many many years ago (like maybe 30?!), their Merchant Bar is the [...]

MYEONGDONG TOPOKKI – a quick fix for affordable Korean meals!

I love Korean food. And I usually satisfy the hansik cravings in restaurants where I can have everything and anything between bulgogi and bossam! That’s how most of the Korean restaurants operate here in Malaysia – they serve a whole wide range of Korean dishes under one roof. In Korea, most restaurants serve just their [...]

Fast & Easy AYAM PERCIK – cook this at home!

Those who know me well will know that I love cooking and hosting friends and family at my home. I enjoy working in my kitchen and with the new dining area recently added to our house, it’s always a pleasure to lay out a meal and seeing everyone tucking in. One of the most popularly-requested [...]


When Chef Anson Ng relocated from his birthplace Hong Kong and set up Sumi Genshi-Yaki Sakeba in Bangsar with his Malaysian wife, Karen, we all get a taste of Japanese fares fused with Chinese and local influences. Located in the ever-busy Jalan Telawi 2, Sumi Genshi offers diners a nice vantage point to have a [...]

Festive Dining & New Menu at MEATOLOGY, TTDI

There’s a lighter bounce to Chef Yenni Law’s steps these days. Yenni is one of the most hardworking chefs I know – she pushes herself relentlessly in her quest to improve Meatology’s offerings, serving up ever-delicious food to her customers and just doing something better and different every time. After months of brainstorming, creating, testing, [...]

ABANICO – a Meaty Gem in Kota Kemuning!

Finally – there’s a decent western-style grill restaurant in Kota Kemuning! Hail ABANICO! Abanico is a deli-style restaurant serving quality meats like Iberico pork, wagyu steaks, F1 Tomahawks, Miyazaki A5 as well as gourmet house-made sausages, Norwegian salmon, Japanese Ogatsu scallops, Miyagi oysters and other premium seafood. Owned and run by Chef Eric Siew (formerly [...]