The latest outlet in the Delicious stable – Delicious @ St Mary Place may not be easy to locate, for some, as it’s inside a block of residential condominium. However, once you drive into Jalan Tengah (which is off the busy Jalan Sultan Ismail, the road where The Lodge is) and you spot the conglomerate of high-rise residences, the unmistakable turquoise signage beckons. The cluster of buildings there comprises the St Mary Residences, the E&O Residences and St Mary Place with a collection of … [Read more...]
Archives for 2012
[email protected] Kuala Lumpur is HAPA-GAB’s “Outlet of The Year 2012”!
[email protected] Kuala Lumpur was recently crowned “Outlet of The Year” at the inaugural HAPA-GAB Excellence Awards 2012. A bit of background information on the HAPA-GAB Excellence Awards: it’s a collaboration between Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) and Guinness Anchor Berhad (GAB) to seek the best outlets in the Food & Beverage industry. There were 5 categories of awards, namely: • Service Excellence – won by SOULed OUT Sri Hartamas • Best Entertainment – won by The Beer Factory … [Read more...]
“The Art of Connection” at the Le Méridien HUB, Kuala Lumpur
After months of transformation process (since August 2012), the brand new Le Méridien HUB was unveiled last evening at the Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur. The Le Méridien HUB is a unique lobby concept inspired by Le Méridien’s Global Cultural Curator, Jérôme Sans. The "Pomacanthus Imperator One" design of the entryway The moment you step through the hotel entryway, you will be captivated by the burst of colours on the sliding door – the beautiful colours of “Pomacanthus Imperator One” by … [Read more...]
Get your iPhone 5 from Celcom!
Are you an Apple fan? Specifically, are you anticipating the arrival of the latest Apple baby – the iPhone 5, to Malaysia? If you are among the millions of Apple fans (like me) who can’t wait to grab and hold the iPhone 5 in your hands, well, here’s some good news for you. Finally, the long-awaited iPhone 5 is coming your way on the best telco network – Celcom. Yes, Celcom is going to launch the iPhone 5 in Malaysia real soon! You can be among the firsts the get your hands on the … [Read more...]
Oriental Cravings 1-Utama, Bandar Utama
Whenever I get cravings for some good home-style Chinese food, cooked with some unique twists, I head to Oriental Cravings located in the New Wing of 1-Utama. I have dined here countless times (it's close to my workplace) and among my favourites are their Fish Head Noodles, Chee Cheong Fun with Pork Curry, Claypot Loe Shue Fun, Braised Yee Mee – yes, these are quick one-dish meals that totally satisfy my hungry stomach at lunch time. Oriental Cravings is always busy – the front … [Read more...]
Sector 7 @ SetiaWalk, Puchong
Now if that name – Sector 7 – brings up visions of some super burning monster in an oil rig 8,000 feet under the sea, as depicted in that 2011 Korean horror flick, I can’t blame you. In fact, there is a statue, or should I call it a “structure” of this alien monster right in front of this gastropub, located in SetiaWalk, Puchong. Unfortunately, my photographer for the night forgot to snap a picture of this awesome creature. Apart from this “out of this world” alien structure, the other stuff … [Read more...]
Just Heavenly Cafe @ Bangsar Shopping Centre… from cakes to cafe!
It came as no surprise to me when I heard that Nigel and Allan have decided to take their business one notch higher by opening their very own Just Heavenly Cafe. Those two are the creative and entrepreneurial forces behind the highly-successful “Just Heavenly” cakes. Who doesn’t know the pleasures of tasting “A Slice of Heaven” from their cakes? They are after all, in the business of “Designing Dreams, Serving Pleasures”! Their flagship Just Heavenly Café is located in Bangsar Shopping Center … [Read more...]
The Kouign Amann has hit our shores at The Bread Shop!
What is made up of numerous layers of paper-thin flaky super-buttery dough, yet is not a croissant or a puff pastry? Why, it’s the Kouign Amann, of course! The…what? - you may ask. I can’t blame you if you are a bit puzzled about this unpronounceable name. Pronounced as “ku-ween a-mon”, its roots date back to the 1860’s where it originated in Brittany, France. The traditional kouign amann is known as a “butter cake” in Bretagne, which again, is quite confusing to me, because it really … [Read more...]
Bulgogi Brothers, [email protected], Mutiara Damansara
Do you know where the first Bulgogi Brothers restaurant is located in Korea? Why, where else but in Gangnam! Yes, everyone knows where Gangnam is now, thanks to Psy. The 1st Bulgogi Brothers restaurant was opened in 2006 in Gangnam, south of Seoul. From there, it mushroomed to 46 outlets all over South Korea including 1 in Canada and 4 in the Philippines. It’s no wonder then that this quintessential Korean restaurant has gained an almost cult-like status in Korea. So, what is Bulgogi? It … [Read more...]
New Menu at Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Even though I have been to Lai Po Heen at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur several times, each time I step in, I’m always riveted by the sight of the chefs bustling around in the see-through kitchen right next to the restaurant entrance. I really can’t help it… the sight of those white-clad busy illustrious chefs deep-frying, deftly cutting, slicing and preparing all those delicious-looking stuff… those scenes really build up the anticipation for the coming meal at this gorgeous … [Read more...]