Jakarta in a Miffy

We were invited recently to experience a special themed KLM Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta. The flight carried a special passenger, Miffy, a cute white furry rabbit which had been traveling from Netherlands to several countries in Europe and Asia. In Malaysia, Miffy had visited several places of historical and cultural significance. This flight […]

Tasting the Hennessy H250 Collector Blend

On a hot, humid day, we were ushered into cool a little French restaurant at Oasis Ara Damansara to taste a special limited edition cognac from the global cognac leader, Hennessy. The jewel of the event was housed in a custom designed swirling metal sculpture resembling an oak cast used to age eau-de-vie. In the […]

Eden’s Ramadan Buffet @PAUM

Eden restaurants was one of most popular dining locations in Kuala Lumpur and Penang back in the 80’s. We liked it for its good mix of halal western and local cuisines, and it was the kind of place where one would go to celebrate a momentous occasion. I remember one of the popular branches being located where […]

Cloudy Bay Seafood and Duck Trail 2015

Cloudy Bay is celebrating 30 years of wine-making with tantalizing food pairing menus in the month of May and June 2015. Appetiser: Bay Scallop | Crudo Cloudy Calamansi Vinaigrette, Kumquat, Fine Greens paired with a glass of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 The pairings will feature its Sauvignon Blanc 2014 with Seafood, and Pinot Noir […]

An INCH, A PLATE, & A Groove in the Pearl of the Orient

Penang has always been a hit or miss dining and entertainment scene for us. It’s always a miss when we’re out there alone. But, if it’s with a local or someone who’s lived there for more than 6 months showing us around, it’s always a hit. On a recent trip up north to the Pearl […]

Edward Kwon @ Tatsu, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur


South Korean Celebrity Chef Edward Kwon recently returned to Kuala Lumpur for a four day Korean gastronomic promotion at the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. From the 21st to 24th April 2015, gourmet food enthusiasts had the opportunity to taste traditional Korean dishes with a twist of western cooking as well as ingredients. We were invited to experience […]

Cave dining with Dom Pérignon Second Plénitude (P2-1998)

Just a few days from our return from Japan, Moet Hennessy Diageo whisked us away to a mystery location for the revealing of Dom Pérignon Second Plénitude (P2-1998), the Second Plenitude of the premiere champagne maker. As we embarked on the highway in heavily tinted black Alphards, the guests took turns guessing the destination. None […]

Touching the Hem of the Glenlivet Garment

Whilst the five armies battle rages on at the Lonely Mountains of Erebor, the Guardians of Glenlivet descended upon the Royal Hills of Bangsar. They arrived to attend a soiree, at a custom clothier, to celebrate the grand Glenlivet lifestyle. This would be the final Glenlivet Guardians event for 2014. We shed our armors and […]

A culinary journey of 28 dishes from Europe

The European Union is a unique economic and political partnership among 28 diverse European democratic countries on the Europe continent. These countries relinquish part of the sovereignty to combine to form a single major economic and commercial power. From ancient standing stones to towering modern skyscrapers, and from the snow cap mountains of the Alps […]

Godzilla 2014


The mega-monster, Gojira, is back on the big screen for the 29th or 30th time since its premiere in 1954. The early press screenings for Godzilla 2014 have already yielded good reviews and good ratings.  Besides the invincible big boy, there are the usual scientists, the nuclear reactors, the warfare, the crumbled cities, and lots […]

Hennessy Appreciation Grows 2014 at Danga Bay, Johor Bahru

Has time really passed so quickly? Hennessy Appreciation Grows is no stranger to those in Malaysia or to those who read this blog. This year, Hennessy Appreciation Grows 2014 would take us to the south of West Malaysia. Taking place for the very first time in Johor Bahru, men in bow ties and women in evening […]

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