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Dining with locals, with Withlocals.com

Most folks have heard of Plateculture, right, so the concept of dining like a local, when you travel is not a foreign idea. Enter Netherlands-based startup Withlocals which has pretty much the same concept – it is a peer-to-peer marketplace where local people offer home dining, tour experiences, and other local activities. There are 3 simple [...]

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Starting the New Year right… at New Formosa

The first time I fell in love with the food at New Formosa, has got to be the first time I ate their Three Cup Chicken. You see, three cup chicken is a classic Taiwanese dish, one which I only learned to appreciate, when I visited New Formosa a couple of years back and tried [...]

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Welcoming the Year of the Horse, 2014 @ Tai Zi Heen

Ah… the Year of the Horse.. apparently those who don’t act fast in this year will get left behind, so I am told. And as we gallop into the Wood Horse year, I am told that one should expect the unexpected adventure & exciting travels to distant lands.. Events move so quickly in a Horse [...]

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Chambers Grill @ KL Hilton

Ah.. I do love my meat. And there is nothing more sexy, than that elusive steakhouse char, or when the grill actually gets it right. Well, it’s not rocket science – steak that’s dipped in a combination of butter and oil, coated with a generous layer of himalayan salt and cracked black pepper, and seared [...]

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Happy New Year – on the 1st Day of 2014

Wishing all our readers, a fantastic New Year.. Good Health, Good Home and Good Friendships… may God Bless you with all these and more – here’s to many good things for 2014! And also, wishing everyone, a happy-go-lucky, new year.. may you always find the humor in every circumstance, no matter what life dishes out [...]

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Pudu Chinese Indian Rice @ Restoran Sin Hiap Kee

One of the places we love to visit in Pudu, for some carbo loading, is this place we call, the “Pudu Chinese Indian Rice”. Run by a friendly Chinese lady, you would mistake this place for authentic indian rice, except that the cook is Chinese. Cumi, in his youth, before his intolerance to caffeine developed, [...]

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Dim Sum Overdrive at Tai Zi Heen, Prince Hotel KL

Once upon a time, dim sum restaurant sessions were all about tea appreciation, and the snacks were a by-the-way supplement, to complement the tea. Now a days, these tiny baskets of delicate dumplings and fluffy boas are the main reason for restaurants being packed to over-flowing and waiters scurrying around to meet the demand. And [...]

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Christmas Wishes .. from CCFoodTravel

Christmas spells out love, hope and joy. Pass it on to everyone in your life. Have a great Christmas ya’ll!  Oh, and don’t forget to eat TURKEY! 

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Wine, Dine & Party your way, into the New Year with Hilton KL

Christmas and New Year, is the best time of the year, ever. It’s when everything boring (like work) winds down, and everything exciting like the merrymaking & feasting, starts to crank up (yay!). Well folks, Hilton Kuala Lumpur is a great place to party or even have a spot of Staycation, if you find yourself [...]

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Ushering in the New Year @ EE Chinese Cuisine, Eastin Hotel

The ubiquitous Chinese New Year Yee Sang is something most Chinese look forward to. This coming year though, it falls on the 31st of Jan 2014, which means restaurants are already sending out invites to try their Yee Sang, during the month of December. Which brings us to EE Chinese Cuisine at Eastin Hotel, Petaling [...]

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