Unagi Treats at Iketeru, KL Hilton

Here’s one for the foodies. A dinner promotion of unagi – tender, unctuous grilled freshwater eel. For the month of July (till the 31st) let this genteel eel specialist, Executive Chef Ricky Kamiishi, decide what’s best to serve up specially for the unagi promotion at Iketeru – be it Unaijyu-style, grilled and basted with a sweet sauce or Nagoya-style […]

Glenlivet 50 Years Old @ Five Sen5es, The Westin KL

There we were, nicely seated for dinner in Five Sen5es, The Westin KL,  when the Glenlivet 50 years went to the highest bidder, for RM96K! Yes you heard right. And yes, this was the highest price ever paid for a single bottle of single malt whisky in Malaysia. At 8pm sharp on 12 June 2015, a […]

Eden’s Ramadan Buffet @PAUM

Eden restaurants was one of most popular dining locations in Kuala Lumpur and Penang back in the 80’s. We liked it for its good mix of halal western and local cuisines, and it was the kind of place where one would go to celebrate a momentous occasion. I remember one of the popular branches being located where […]

Diageo Reserve WorldClass – Nation’s Best Bartenders

Four of Malaysia’s best bartenders are now one step closer to representing Malaysia at the 2015 WORLD CLASS Global Finals in South Africa! These four finalists will represent Malaysia in Bangkok at the Southeast Asia Finals in August 2015. We were invited to The Bee at Publika, to witness the grand finals..

De Hunan Hotpot @ Fahrenheit 88

Hunan cuisine is one of our favorites, when we are looking for a good chili fix. Noted for pungency, thanks to its generous yet judicious use of spices, we love its employment of fermented chilies that while tasty, does not leave you numb like, the malat. Hunan Hot Spicy Song Yee Tow/ Steamed Fish head […]

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 […]

An evening of fine wines.. at La Bodega BSC

Wine tasting events at La Bodega over the weekends, is something folks should look out for, especially those who love their wines. The wines features this time round included great cuvees such as Bodega Garzon Tannat, Chateau d’Antugnac Limoux White ‘Terres Amoureuses’, Chateau Fontarèche Corbières ‘Vieilles Vignes’ White, Domaine Fontarèche Syrah, Leeuwenkuil Vineyards ‘Family Reserve’ […]

Hilton KL’s Modern Ramadan Bazaar at Vasco

How time flies. And it is unbelievable that Ramadan is nearly upon us once more. For this year, instead of writing about an entire list of places to “buka puasa” at, we will just zero in on a few – mainly the ones we like, and we think are best value for money. Which brings […]

Heavenly Hunan Cuisine @ Chynna Hilton KL with Guest Chef Wang

Ah.. the spice loving Hunan race. Wasn’t it Chairman Mao who said,  “You can’t be a revolutionary if you don’t eat chilies.” Yes, indeed, the great man, Mao Zedong himself was Hunan, which probably explained his fiery spirit. And now, Hunan’s fervid dishes, come to KL.

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 […]

Sunday Brunch @ Rendez-Vous

Brunch is something I look forward to on weekends, like how a devout Catholic looks forward to Sunday Mass. I mean, saying I like brunch a whole lot, would be an understatement. And did you know that in many cities around the globe, brunch is a bit of an institution? Yup. Weekends are precious and […]

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