Soirée @ Maison Francaise, KL

With the holiday season and year end round the corner, it is always nice to have a new bar or chill out place to hangout at with friends, and have an Apéritif or two. And now, the latest buzz word and talk around town is Soirée. Located on the lowest level of Maison Francaise on Changkat […]

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 […]

Languishing at Fischers Fritz, Berlin

Fischers Fritz is one of Berlin’s few two-Michelin star restaurants. It is located in the Regent hotel, Charlottenstrasse, and it famously serves up Christian Lohse’s French inspired, seafood specialities. Walking into the restaurant, you can’t help but feel a little overwhelmed.

Sunday Brunch at Maison Francaise

Sunday brunch at Maison Francaise, is like serving Sunday on a plate! Yes.. Sunday on a plate, plus the fact that an extended Sunday brunch is hands down, my favorite meal of the week. The most fun being either a group of famished girlfriends or a group of ravenous family members. Whatever the crowd you’re […]

High Tea @ Maison Francaise , KL

Have you been to High Tea at Maison Francaise..? Sometimes you go to a restaurant in KL and have a meal, and leave, feeling more stressed out than when you arrived. They mess up your reservations, keep you waiting for ages, then you find the items you want on the menu are not available either. […]

Thomas Hardy Wine Pairing Dinner @ Istana Hotel KL

Before today, Thomas Hardy was just a wine that I liked to drink from time to time. That was till I actually met Thomas K Hardy in person. Last week at the Istana Hotel KL, Thomas Hardy wine food pairing dinner, I got to meet the charming man himself. He is in fact, fifth generation […]

Maison Francaise @ Jalan Changkat Kia Peng

Maison Francaise, the new French restaurant, that is located in an unassuming little spot in the center of KL, cannot fool the underground gourmet. Oh yes, they are pretty astute about these things, and will always sniff a great new dining spot out, not unlike how a bloodhound sniffs out the slightest hint of a […]

Emmanuel Stroobant in the AFC Production – 36 Ways to Live

HOT OFF THE PRESS.. We will be on TV with Emmanuel Stroobant ! The very talented Chef Emmanuel Stroobant, stars in this Latest and Newest AFC Original Production, entitled 36 Ways to Live. 36 Ways to Live is set to debut, Wed, 12th of September 2012, 9:30pm and will air four times per week. In […]

Dinner at La Vie en Rose with Yves Cuilleron from Rhone Valley

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You won’t believe, with whom I’ve just had dinner. Am still a bit star struck but will try to pull myself together to write this post. Cured foie gras, with poached pears and aged balsamic Last weekend, we had the pleasure of meeting Yves Cuilleron over dinner at the French restaurant La Vie en Rose, […]

Le Cordon Bleu Certified!

“Remember, Remember the Ninth of November, the hot oven, the sweat of the onion and seared duck. I know of no reason why the hot oven, onion and duck should ever be forgot” – adapted from V for Vendetta/Guy Fawkes 9th November, I braced the infamous Sunway-Subang afternoon traffic jams to rush to Sunway Le […]

Daniel Boulud Bistro Moderne

Given what little time I had in Singapore, I had to work fast. I had been given a ‘must eat list’ by Singapore gourmands, Camemberu, Keropokman and LadyIronChef. The one synonymous name that came popping up was DB’s. Originally from Lyon, France, Chef Daniel Boulud had finally opened shop at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Why […]