Nero Teca’s Intoxicating Sunday Brunch!

Serious question. Do Italians even eat breakfast? The ones I know, grab a cereal, the obligatory espresso and that’s it. Nope, none I’ve ever met ate a hearty breakfast. Or even brunch for that matter. Let alone a bubbly brunch. Ahh… but one can always pretend, no?

10 Affordable Restaurants to Visit in Bologna

Bologna! One of the great culinary capitals of the world, where it’s hard to rival the land’s amazing produce.. from cheese to balsamic vinegar, sparkling wines and pasta, makes sure you pack some stretchy pants..  as you will be doing a lot of eating. This is the place that I enrolled in not just one, […]

The latest in Haute Cuisine at Marini’s on 57

I’ve always been a huge fan of the food at Marini’s and now, with the latest menu, there are more rousing new dishes to get excited about. Their newest will showcase the Tradition menu, and soon to come, the Spring menu – in honor of the season, all dishes are prepared with seasonal ingredients sourced from […]

Barone Ricasoli Wine Dinner @ Senja

We recently had the pleasure of meeting Baron Francesco Ricasoli, who was hosting a Brolio wine dinner at Senja, Italian restaurant at Saujana Hotel here in KL. Francesco (top left) a lovely man, with a keen eye for photography.. he has the most amazing instagram account! The Barone Ricasoli Wine Estate is the oldest winery in […]

Bubbalicious is Back @ Prego

OK, so this has got to be the THIRD Bubbalicious I have attended at Prego, The Westin KL. But this one might possibly be, the bubbliest yet. That’s right folks, its famed Sunday bubbly brunch starting on 30 November 2014, between 11.30am to 2.30pm, is back with a vengeance.. and we went to check it […]

Back to Le Midi @ BSC

Le Midi might not be the newest restaurant in Bangsar Shopping Center (and I remember back in the day, when we used to visit this place in 2010) but it certainly still has an exciting and surprisingly accomplished menu. unusual deco – the Nautilus greets patrons to Le Midi The establishment’s best dish, to my […]

Love is in the Air… at La Scala

It’s always nice to have a reason to visit La Scala. Being a new place and all, you still get to see finishing touches added, each time you visit. Take for example, the latest addition – a lovely, breezy balcony area, complete with italian tiles, tall columns of hand-painted gold grapevines and potted grape plants […]

La Scala, Jalan Mayang KL

Named after Milan’s famed opera house, La Scala is every inch as grand and impressive as that iconic building in Italy. And the location should be no stranger to most KL-lites, as La Scala is situated where the old Il Lido used to be, right along Jalan Mayang, off Yap Kwan Seng in KL. Stepping […]

A lofty Valentine’s , @ Marini’s on 57

As the 14th of February approaches, you’re stuck wondering where you’re going to make some of the most remarkable memories this year. And these days, urban rooftops are seeing a heyday of sorts – from rooftop bars to trendy hotels, no amenity is as sweet as a pool, bar, or restaurant on high. So it […]

Branzo Sunday Brunch @ Prego , The Westin KL

What do you want in a brunch? Strong coffee, some bubbly, no line or queue for your food, and enough choices to satisfy your Angus-lovin’ brother and your Vegan aunt? And it’s no wonder that some folks don’t like brunch. First there’s the two-hour wait. Then you get seated, but since the place is so […]

The Fascinating Frescobaldi Wine Dinner @ Villa Danieli

If you’re wondering why the name Frescobaldi sounds familiar it’s because it is a famous Tuscan Vineyard. With a wine history of 700 years, the Frescobaldi family lineage of thirty generations is nothing to scoff at. The start of such passion is said to have begun in the year of 1300. At Pomino in 1894, […]

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