Havana @ Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

When I heard from Sean of EatdrinkKL that they served Alligator meat at Havana, I wasted no time dragging Paranoid Android (PA) to the joint. Seeing as rich man PA lives just a stone’s throw from this upmarket part of town, I knew he would have no qualms joining me for lunch. “Say ah… !” […]

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The Chocolate Fair Midvalley, KL 2010

Step 1 – Admire the glistening egg on top your your Beef rice.. Step 2 – Gingerly break the half boiled egg and let the yoke run into every crevice of the beef.. Step 3 – sit back for a moment and admire the work of art.. Step 4- Chow down with great gusto! We […]

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Home Cooked Dinner at FBB’s

From L – R (starting top row): LL, FBB, Ciki, Min, A lil Fat Monkey, S, Bald Eagle, W.H. 1st Home-cooked meal of the year, by FBB! Also, we got to meet Min Chow of After Giovanni .. cream cheese spirals with lard, bacon and chives Lardy Spirals – pastry made from lard rather than […]

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Diced and sliced – Sentul

It is diced, sliced, sometimes minced and flavoured; everyone has a take; It is chicken, goat, mutton, wild-boar, sometimes even crocodile or snake; It is bamboo pierced, coconut mid-rib pierced, drive a slim sharpened stick through its centre; It is grilled, it is barbecued, over a wood or charcoal fire; It is Javanese, it is […]

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El Meson @ Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar

First meal of the year, I met up with A lil fat Monkey at El Meson Bangsar before heading out to the karaoke session at the Curve with Hairyberry, YKH, LL, Chuiz, CY, Cheryl and Bari. Many food bloggers have covered this place rather extensively on dinner, so let me just say that for just […]

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The Whampoa Club, Shanghai

My latest exciting gastronomic experience was in Shanghai recently, where I had the pleasure of dining at The Whampoa Club. This restaurant  is an opulent setting for Jereme Leung’s modern interpretations of traditional Shanghainese cuisine. Contemporary Chinese or Chinese Fusion are the other names that this type of cuisine, goes by. Three on the Bund […]

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Java with Cumi & Ciki

Map of Java courtesy of Lonely Planet Dear reader, Cumi and Ciki will be in Java for 9 days next month (Feb 2010). We need  your destination + food suggestions to help us come up with a roadtrip program! Our plan is to fly into Jakarta, make our way through Bandung, Cirebon, Semarang, Solo,  Yogyakarta. […]

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The Art of Bian-Lian at a Traditional Shanghainese Restaurant

In November last year , I was in Shanghai for a meeting.  A place that really stood out  for me was this reastaurant that served Traditional Shanghainese food. The first thing you will notice when you step inside the restaurant is the raised stage, that is the center attraction of the room. Apparently this is […]

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Goodbye 2009, welcome 2010!

Wishing everybody out there, a serene end to the year..  with calm waters ahead of you.. ..from this corner of paradise, cumi & ciki would like to say.. Happy 2010.. .. and now, we need to get back to the beach party!

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Shanghai Pudong International Airport & Traffic Mayhem.

Greetings! Cumi & Ciki are still on holiday.. this is sent from an internet cafe.. somewhere.. from an island, on planet earth.. This post is about my recent trip to Shanghai. Right now, Ciki is the shade of burnt sugar.. Cumi looks like gula melaka Touchdown Shanghai. It took me close to 2.5 hours to […]

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