High Tea @ Maison Francaise , KL

Have you been to High Tea at Maison Francaise..? Sometimes you go to a restaurant in KL and have a meal, and leave, feeling more stressed out than when you arrived. They mess up your reservations, keep you waiting for ages, then you find the items you want on the menu are not available either. [...]

Chinese New Year & Valentines Day @ Garibaldi KL

It’s no secret that Garibaldi is one of our favorite Italian Restaurants. And we were delighted when we found out that for Chinese New Year, there would be an exciting innovative menu too, for those who celebrate the auspicious year of the Snake. It’s been a long time since Italian Asian fusion cooking has promised [...]

Top 3 Places to Dine in St Andrews, Scotland

My love affair with St Andrews… and its awesome culinary scene! One of the nicest places I had the pleasure of visiting, on my recent trip to Scotland, was St Andrews. It’s a beautiful place, and famous for being a Scottish setting for Royal romance. Walking around The Scores, with the wide sweep of St [...]

Chef Sam Leong cooks up a storm at Tao, InterContinental KL

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Chef Sam Leong cooks up some wonderful contemporary chinese dishes at Tao, Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur.. We had no idea that Chef Sam Leong would be in KL, and for such a short time too. It was fortunate then, that we managed to try his wonderful contemporary chinese cuisine at Tao, Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, over the [...]

Kampachi @ The Troika KL

Those of us who grew up with Kampachi from the glory days of Equatorial Hotel Kuala Lumpur, know that it has a cult following. The long silence was almost unbearable as Japanese cuisine aficionados waited for this iconic restaurant to open its doors, and open, it did. On December the 10th, after nearly 40 years [...]

Thomas Hardy Wine Pairing Dinner @ Istana Hotel KL

Before today, Thomas Hardy was just a wine that I liked to drink from time to time. That was till I actually met Thomas K Hardy in person. Last week at the Istana Hotel KL, Thomas Hardy wine food pairing dinner, I got to meet the charming man himself. He is in fact, fifth generation [...]

Dinner with Chef Lino Sauro @ Garibaldi KL

A Unique Food Experience with Chef Lino at Garibaldi Restaurant & Bar, KL.. When we read via one FB update that Chef Lino Sauro would be making an appearance in Kuala Lumpur in September, at Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar, we really wanted to meet him. We’d heard so many good things about Gattopardo in [...]

Ten @ Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur

Arriving at Ten at around 7pm, I find that I might be the only one of 5 guests to have arrived, and I may wonder if I have made the right choice. Well, where Ten is concerned, I have. Busier later in the week and weekends, a quiet early-week evening makes the service, while not [...]

Matsuya @ Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar

I reach for the glistening morsel with my chopsticks, and place it on my tongue, I makes sure that it’s fish-side down. It feels like silk on my mouth, the fish supremely silky, the rice delicate and subtle with a suggestion of vinegar and a hint of soy. Ah yes, I have been back to [...]

Cape Mentelle Wine Lunch @ Prime, Le Meridien KL

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We were recently invited by Moët Hennessy Diageo Malaysia, to Prime, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, for a wine lunch with Cape Mentelle. There we met Robert Mann, Estate Director of Cape Mentelle along with Kate Lamont, West Australian Chef and Ambassador, who prepared a spectacular 5 course meal to compliment the Cape Mentelle wines that [...]

Dinner at La Vie en Rose with Yves Cuilleron from Rhone Valley

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You won’t believe, with whom I’ve just had dinner. Am still a bit star struck but will try to pull myself together to write this post. Cured foie gras, with poached pears and aged balsamic Last weekend, we had the pleasure of meeting Yves Cuilleron over dinner at the French restaurant La Vie en Rose, [...]