Stoke your fires, at Stoked.

After that incredibly fun and memorable Cape Mentelle event at Stoked, we vowed to return to eat our way through its menu. Anyway, several months later, here we are again. Baby Octopus, Chilled tomato puree, Avocado and smoked caviar And these days, very little surprises us. Some weekends, we can’t even think of a place […]

Dinner in the Sky comes to KL!

Dinner in the Sky… Something folks have been talking about for weeks.

An afternoon with Cape Mentelle @ Stoked Restaurant

There are few things I like better than good wine, and good food. And usually when it all comes together, along with some fine company, on a sunny Friday afternoon.. well it all, pretty much sets a fine tone for the weekend. Nope, not much to complain about here.

Cedar on 15

Can’t imagine that I’ve been driving past Impiana Hotel all these years, and never stepping foot inside. I mean, I’m pretty familiar with the surrounding area but just never saw a need to visit the place. Luckily enough, a call from Carol, changed all this, and I found myself at Cedar on 15 one balmy […]

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 […]

An afternoon with Dan Buckle & Chandon

If you’ve never heard of the Eight Gourmets Gala (EGG) in Sunway, join the club. Most places in Sunway are foreign to me anyway, and this being a new place and all, doubly so. Anyway, the reason I whipped out the GPS to find this location was to attend a Chandon Lunch as well as Cocktail Masterclass […]

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 Evening of Indulgence” – the Launch of Double Gold

What an unexpected surprise and honor to have been flown in specifically for the grand launch of Double Gold, in Yangon Myanmar! In less than 12 hours boarding the plane, we found ourselves at the swanky downtown bar in Yangon, called Union Bar. The entire place was gleaming in Gold.. rather apt we thought for […]

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 […]

A Gonzalez Byass Wine Dinner @ Grand Hyatt KL

Up till this point, I had never heard this word spoken as often as I did this past week, Bodegas. And when you talk about Bodegas, you talk about Sherry. Bodegas are actually storage houses where sherry is aged and matured. And up till today, I only knew of one sort of Sherry. The sweet […]

Glenlivet.. the Riches of Salmon and Single Malt

Ah, so.. the Glenlivet Guardians meet again. This time to savour its Single Malt Whisky, paired with some supremely sultry Salmon. Chef Wai of Starhill’s Culinary Studio, presenting his prize possession!  And as its name alludes, The Glenlivet Guardians’ Chapter is a tribute to The Guardians who have played a pivotal role in this chapter of one […]

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