Elegantly satiated at Elegant Inn

Dining at Elegant is such a fine affair. Foie gras, Matsutake Mushroom, fish roe on egg custard, served with a Crunchy Sesame Prawn roll And I always feel spoilt rotten when I am dining here as Jeanette’s guest. She really sets the bar high, when it comes to fine-dining Hong Kong Chinese style.

Dimsum @ Shang Palace KL

I am sure many will agree with me that Shang Palace, does some terrific dimsum, in the heart of KL.  Where else can you find fifty over varieties of dimsum on the menu under one roof. Freshness is of top importance and dimsum Chef Low Kien Fatt is in the kitchen making them every morning at […]

Teochew Fine Dining at Pak Loh Chiu Chow

Famous for its Teochew (Chiu Chow) cuisine, Pak Loh Chiu Chow located at Feast Village in Starhill Gallery has been around for more than a decade. The food however, is still exquisite and this latest promotion that spans only two short months (Jun-Jul), is definitely amazing value for money, because the ingredients are just so […]

The Magical Kim Ma @ Palace of the Golden Horses

From delicate dim sum to fusion Chinese cuisine, the award winning Kim Ma Restaurant, under the prowess of renowned Chef Roy Wong has certainly stood the test of time. Such acutely stylish venues rarely last, but after being around so long, Kim Ma can certainly add longevity to its enviable list of attributes. chinese fusion […]

Wang Chiew Pork Knuckle

To some of my American friends, the words ‘pork knuckle’ summon horrific images of knobby, stringy joints and inedible parts and is usually met with a shudder and upturned nose. Luckily, my Brazilian friends, are totally 100% into the Pork knuckle. Too bad for the Yanks, and more for me (and the South Americans), I […]

Babeloo BBQ Pork & the God of Prosperity

Today is the last day of Chinese New Year.. so happy Chap Goh Meh to all our Chinese readers, on the 15th Day of the Chinese New year! Choy Sun.. taking a break in the noon day heat.. being the god of prosperity ain’t easy I tell ya.. And one of the tastiest finds this […]

An Incredibly Sweet Chinese New Year at Gu Yue Tien

Chef Frankie Woo’s food is always a delight to eat. And this chef never ceases to amaze me with his knack for coming up with exciting and innovative dishes for Gu Yue Tien. Not only that, the latest trick pulled from this magician’s sleeve was a couple of red, round, magic berries. It might sounds […]

Chinese New Year with a Romantic Twist @ Makan Kitchen, DoubleTree KL

There may be only one true love, for each one of us, but there is no one true way to do dinner on Valentine’s Day. And if Valentine’s Day falls on the fifteenth Day of Chinese New Year (Chap Go Mei), well then, what we have is a double celebration. And at DoubleTree by Hilton […]

A Pot full of Prosperity … at Di Wei, Empire Subang

Apart from tossing the Yee Sang, another great dish I always look forward to during Chinese Near Year is the Poon Choy. This lovely pot of prosperity is special in that it is composed of many layers of different ingredients. It is also eaten layer by layer instead of “stirring everything up”, but if you […]

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 […]

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 […]