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 […]

Veuve Clicquot Winemaker Lunch @ Brasserie Enfin

Champagne and food pairing. I don’t know why this idea never caught on sooner. The sting of the bubbles, and a versatile palate of vibrant fruity flavours.. one can’t really go wrong if one finds the right degustation menu to go with it, I expect. Which brings us to our lunch with visiting Winemaker from the […]

Cocktails at Hyde @ 53M

Cocktails at Hyde @ 53M it said. But first, I would have to find the place. Again, the GPS is always my trusty companion when in doubt, and I soon found this hidden bar, tucked away in a corner of Uptown PJ. And while cocktails might have a reputation for being less masculine than certain […]

Ramen detour.. to Chuka Cafe

Well, that’s no disputing the ramen fever that has been spreading throughout KL for the past couple of years now. Well, then we turn our attention to a ramen tavern that has been in existence in our city, for at least a decade now, Chuka Cafe. And while the ramen fan base has been rapidly increasing, […]

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 […]

Kogetsu @ Saujana

There’s definitely no shortage of Japanese restaurants in KL, but sometimes, the older establishments, are still the best. Well, in our books anyway. Kogetsu at Saujana Hotel in Subang, is one of those terrific places we totally adore visiting over and over again. Sashimi Moriawase – Deluxe Assorted Raw Fish

Taste Enclave Sunway Pyramid

Taste Enclave – we’ve walked past many times, and never really felt the urge to go in, since we usually prefer food on the streets. There has now been a trend in Malaysia the past few years to put famous local street food brands into comfortable air-conditioned food halls at shopping complexes. Good idea? Yes, […]

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 […]

Han Woo Ri, Korean BBQ @ PJ Uptown

The four Bs of Korean dining.. booze, bibimbap, barbecue, and banchan. Unfortunately only one of these is bottomless – ie. endlessly refillable. But it doesn’t matter, because the food here at Han Woo Ri is soooo good, you’ll have enough great dishes to keep you occupied for an entire afternoon. Tons of delectable Side dishes, […]

Burgundy Wine dinner at Rendez-Vous

It kind of surprises me, that Rendez-Vous, a traditional French restaurant located just a cross the road from Telawi Bangsar, has eluded me thus far. Owners, chef Florian Nigen and Arnaud Chappert maintain the tradition of a hearty French cuisine, often matched only by a superb wine list, affable service and a leisurely mood. And because […]

Just Pie.. Beauty that is more than Crust Deep

When it comes to pies and sinking my teeth into the perfect pastry, I don’t really care for pretty. Afterall, beauty is more than crust deep, and sinking your incisors into buttery, flaky puff pastry only to hit a lava core of oozy savory mushrooms or stringy cheese, well, that’s getting to the heart of the matter. […]

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