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

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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

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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 […]

A trip to Kampung Nibang, Sabah

Since February, Selangor, Malaysia’s most populous state and its economic and industrial hub, has been in a water rationing programme. Severe drought in months prior to the rationing had reduced water levels at key catchment areas to almost rock bottom. Even with rain showers returning recently, it had not hit the right water catchment areas […]

The Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc & Seafood Tasting Trail

While most people were behind desks on a sunny Thursday noon, we were treated to an exclusive preliminary food and wine pairing trail across several restaurants in the city. The wine in focus was the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013 and the central theme of the food prepared was seafood. The reason behind this special […]

One Malay Kampung House, one KL Tower, a pair of Twin Towers and a Dtourist

A day after our return from Queensland, we become a tourist again in our own home turf. We met up with MJ Tam, a popular person of sorts in her hometown of Chicago, the windy city of North America, and one of the 6 winners of the DTour of a Lifetime competition. As a Dtourist, MJ had embarked […]

Need for Speed (2014)

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Whether you play video games or not, you would have heard of Need for Speed. Since its release in 1994, Need for Speed (NFS) has become one of the most successful racing video game series in the world and quite possibly one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. Electronic Arts, the video games developer giant […]

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