Coffee Culture with Illy coffee at Latitude03

Just last week, were were at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur celebrating International Coffee Day by learning how to make the perfect cup of coffee. Not only that, by the end of the event, we would have learned coffee art as well.  Since I am a right klutz at anything to do with drawing, I was pretty [...]

Drambuie Cocktails @ HIT and Mrs , Bangsar

I remember way back when I was young, one evening after dinner, my mum was sipping on a drink and I asked her what it was. She said Drambuie. I tried just a little and thought it rather sweet. In fact, I always associated Drambuie with my mom, and being somewhat of a lady’s drink, [...]

Belvedere Vodka Takes Flight With Jimmy Choo!

Belvedere Vodka Takes Flight With Jimmy Choo! What does Belvedere Vodka and Jimmy Choo’s latest fragrance Flash, have in common? Well they both encompass all things glamorous, fashionable and all that’s en vouge at the moment. And that’s why the two were paired off in a rather fun cocktail-fragrance crawl, that would take us to [...]

Brew Culture @ Plaza Damas 3

You ain’t had good coffee, if you ain’t been to Brew Culture.. So what makes a great cup of espresso? Up till this point, I didn’t even know that there’s a big difference between ‘brewing coffee’ and ‘extracting espresso’. Then I met the good folks at Brew Culture. Brewed coffee is steeping ground beans in [...]

Cocktail Hour @ One Six Five, InterContinental KL

New bar manager and mixologist Conor Hadlington has elevated the cocktail program at One Six Five to new heights. He has included in his repertoire of cocktails, a bit from the old world as well as the new. Conor Hadlington and his team of talented bartenders can be found behind the bar at One Six [...]

The Caorunn Scotland Gin Cocktail evening at Qbar

The Caorunn Scotland Gin Cocktail evening at Qbar..   It’s pronounced “ka-roon“. And it was the first time I had ever laid eyes on its almost clinical looking glass bottle. Ah, Gin… let me see. Not my favourite spirit, but I was willing to give it a go. Caorunn Gin is uniquely served with a [...]

Prost! It’s GAB Oktoberfest Launch @The Social, Publika

It happens to be October month, and it’s obviously the time for lots of beer drinking and snacking, for those familiar with Oktoberfest (who isn’t though, right?). This beer festival of large mugged beer, food, music, toasting, singing, dancing, games and buxom barmaids which originated from Munich, Germany, has now become a staple celebration across [...]

GAB puts a Spin on Food and Beer Pairing at Oktoberfest

GAB puts a spin on food and Beer Pairing, at Oktoberfest, at Tai Zi Heen, Prince Hotel Kuala Lumpur.. Malaysians have been drinking beer with everything, since the dawn of time. But few might have drunk beer as part of Chinese fine dining, or at a deliberate beer food pairing event. The mix of food [...]

Arthur’s Day @ Bulldog, Desa Sri Hartamas

It was at the recent Arthur’s Day celebrations at Bulldog, Desa Sri Hartamas, that I first learned who Arthur really was. And so the story goes.. it is year 1759. Imagine a man sitting in church in Ireland with his family. He lives around the time of Ireland’s founding fathers and is a rising entrepreneur [...]

Wall Street Bar, Solaris Dutamas KL

Happy Hour prices All Day Long, 7 Days a Week – says THE SIGN at Wall Street Bar, Solaris Dutamas KL. We are obviously drinkers. Not just social, one glass of wine drinkers, but the beer chugging happy hour drinking sort. Wall Street Bar is a place we like as it has an all night [...]

Drinkers Trivia!

Drinkers Trivia!   What is the one alcoholic beverage, that contains a minimum of TWO person’s names in it, and can even go on to encompass FOUR names? photo credit – jan-peter   GIVE UP?       It’s called, the John Daly! (And I had this in the States, on my last work trip) [...]