8 Top Must-Visit Restaurants in South Africa

Sabi Sabi_Earth Lodge

South Africa is fast gaining a reputation of being a World Class gourmet destination. The country is huge, and covers many different climate zones, making it a producer of anything from delicate asparagus to juicy mangoes and everything in-between. The vast fields feed dairy and beef cattle, succulent lamb and free range fowl, and the […]

Dinner with Chef Alexy Fuchs @ Mezze KL

This would probably be my induction into Alsace cuisine and wines. Prior to this dinner, I only knew that Alsace was situated in the northeast corner of France, sheltered by the Vosges mountains to the west and hard against the German border to the east. I also knew that while the wines of Alsace where relatively […]

Stimulating the 5 Senses, at Westin KL

I always love dining at 5 Senses, because I recall most brightly that this restaurant sets itself apart, by their pursuit of new varieties of deliciousness. signature prawns  Presentation wise, it definitely stimulates the sense of sight..

10 Reasons to Check out Sunday Tiffin at Colonial Cafe

One upon a time in India, a thousands ‘tiffin-wallahs’ distributed, with amazing accuracy, hundreds upon thousands of lunches to hungry workers, via tiffin carriers. A loving wife or a caring mother might even have packed her husband’s or children’s lunches in this manner. Every day, thousands of Indian folks would get their delicious lunches on […]

Single Malt Whisky Aberlour Debuts in Malaysia

Nothing goes down quite as quickly as cold whisky on a hot Friday evening. Nothing. Except perhaps for some rather tasty gourmet hors d’oeuvres, washed down as quickly with the said whisky, if you’re hungry. The Whisky in question today is Aberlour. And the venue is the rather cool, vintage home called Sekeping Sin Chew […]

Simply d

Simply delicious.. or simply d for short. And while the concept of this outlet plays out in the fast-food vein, there are no shortcuts where the quality and quantity of the food served, is concerned. If the name sounds familiar, it is because the Simply d is a chain under The Delicious Group, E & […]

Marina Bay Sands’ Epicurean Market

Waku Ghin - Marinated Botan Shrimp with Sea Urchin and Caviar

Next week we will be in Singapore, for the highly-anticipated Epicurean Market by Marina Bay Sands. It returns for the second year with a fresh theme and participation by celebrity chefs as well as the country’s finest wine distributors and food suppliers. The gourmet food and wine appreciation event will be on next week, from […]

#MeetSouthAfrica 2014 – Watch the Highlights in Video

One of the highlights for ms this year, was traveling to South Africa for the #MeetSouthAfrica campaign. In this awesome campaign, South African Tourism along with fourteen local and international bloggers (including me) explored this enchanted country and all the cultural gems it had to offer. From the majestic mountaintops in Cape Town to the unrestrained streets where […]

Best of Malaysia – Nyonya Cuisine by Chef Debbie Teoh

Not many places in KL do fantastic Nyonya cuisine, and one of the persons who ranks way up there as Nyonya cooking guru, is Chef Debbie Teoh. If Debbie calls, I drop everything to dine at her table. Trust me folks, it is THAT good! Anyway, not only will she be cooking her fantastic Nyonya […]

Top 10 Hot Spots for Siew Yoke in KL

When I was little, I used to watch my dad prep his special, secret recipe, Roast Pork (Siew Yoke) in the back kitchen in Ipoh. I remember the distinct aroma wafting from the kitchen that got my salivary glands going – till today, he is still the best cook I know,  so any Siew Yoke […]

Kampachi Pavilion’s Latest Seasonal Menu

Dining at Kampachi is always an exciting affair. Especially since it is summer in Japan, and now, all the in-season dishes happen to be from the merriest season of the year. Mizunasu/Japanese water eggplant, served with soy sauce and grated ginger This Japanese water eggplant was probably one of the most simple yet delightful dishes […]