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 [...]

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 [...]

All You Can Eat Dinner @ Tai Zi Heen , Prince Hotel

I’m very cautious of buffets when it comes to ALL YOU CAN EAT dinners. I’ve had some pretty good ones and some pretty lousy ones. And Cantonese dinner buffets of this style seem to give me the same high as someone who has just carbo, fat and protein loaded, about to bungee jump off a [...]

Dimsum Unlimited @ Celestial Court

Dainty dishes of steamed meat buns, shrimp dumplings and more dimsum than you can imagine, is what I am talking about. Imperial Sheraton’s Celestial Court is a ballroom-like restaurant, spacious yet well concealed on the third floor of Imperial Sheraton, it sits in a nook, behind an opulent entrance where an intricate Chinese lantern and [...]