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 […]

Inventive Asian at Tim Raue, Berlin

“I don’t use potatoes, or serve bread, or any of that heavy stuff”, says Tim Raue, when he has had the time to stop by our table to say hello. Berlin that is well known for its risqué antics, anti-establishment views and inventive dining scene was just the place to eat well, and to eat […]

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 […]

Yves Cuilleron Wine Dinner at Casa del Rio, Melaka

The last time we had the pleasure of meeting Yves Cuilleron, it was roughly a year and a half ago, at another wine dinner in KL. Back then, Yves hardly spoke a word of English – he was friendly enough, but the language barrier was evident. Now, a year and a half later, we meet […]

AFC’s Reality Bites: Rise Above with Style @ Elegantology

 Well well.. we might actually have like 2 minutes of fame, on AFC channel come this December 2013! You see, the Asian Food Channel, Elegantology Gallery & Restaurant have embarked on their latest TV series – the reality TV show called “Reality Bites: Rise Above with Style” featuring celebrity chefs Johnny Fua and Sherson Lian. […]

guEST presents Bordeaux with Love !

With the launch of guEST by the BIG group, comes a fantastic Bordeaux Wine dinner, which we were really looking forward to.. Just last week, we were invited to be guests at guEST,  and the theme of the night was, Bordeaux With Love. A divine 5-course wine pairing menu, featuring some of the finest wines […]

Moet Gourming Workshop @ Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

I don’t know about you, but I do get excited when I get an envelope or invite that states, so-and-so.. you are invited to a Moet & Chandon Gourming Workshop. Gourming is basically a French style update on late afternoon grazing – it comes from the words ‘gourmet’ and ‘tasting’. And we were invited to […]

Elegantology and the making of Reality Bites

It was touted to be ” A match made in gastronomic heaven” and we would soon find out, just how magical dinner could be, at the skilled hands of Chef Sherson Lian and Chef Johnny Fua. Arriving at Elegantology, it was literally “lights, camera, action” from the word go. It was strange talking to Chef […]

De Martino Wine Dinner @ Favola, Le Meridien KL

Arriving at Favola one evening, we found or seat along the main table, next to Axel Vade Pruzzo, the Chilean Export Manager for De Martino wines, in charge of Asia. We starting talking and he began to tell us the story of this amazing vineyard. De Martino Winery belonged to the De Martino Family, of […]

Hats Off ! Catch 3 Michelin-star Chefs at The Westin KL

Jeremy Biasol

Hats Off to the Starwood group for bringing 3 amazing chefs to our KL shores this week… If you’ve ever wondered why, famous Chefs of Michelin restaurants from around the globe, who visit KL are few and far between, I have good news for you. For 5 days in May (from 8 to 12 May […]

Hennessy XO Appreciation Grows – The Spirit of Conquest

This next installment of the Hennessy XO Appreciation Grows, entitled The Spirit of Conquest, was held at the Chin Woo Stadium in KL. Remember all the tres chi chi and rather interestingly themed Hennessy XO Appreciation Grows dinners ? (here’s one, and here’s another).. Well, the time had arrived for the next one.. this time […]