Cape Mentelle Degustation with Cameron Murphy @ Tanzini

Cape Mentelle wines are one of our favourites from Margaret River, not just because they excite our palates, but because while they are highly drinkable, they are affordable as well. When we visited the south-west corner of Australia 3 years ago, we thoroughly enjoyed some of the best wine we’d ever taste. And it is […]

Austrian Wine & Dine, with Chef Gottfried Prantl

The amazingly versatile wines of Austria must have long been a secret that they guard jealously, or that only wine connoisseurs know about. Because up till now, I surely did not know too much myself. And I am so glad, that I finally experienced them in all their glory.  I can see now, why their […]

Frankland Estate Wine Appreciation @ Saujana

Recently, we’d been hearing more and more about the wines from Fran­k­land Estate, located just south of Perth – famed for displaying finesse and balance, all the hallmarks of cool climate wine growing. This modest vineyard was estab­lished in 1988 by Bar­rie Smith and Judi Cul­lam, and currently is managed by daughter Eliz­a­beth Smith and […]

Premium Dimsum at Chynna

14974584362_2c9347c091_z

In a city where eating steaming hot bao, siu mai or shrimp dumplings early in the day is as much of a way of life as having a hot cup of coffee in the morning, I think I’ve seen it all, where dimsum is concerned.  Gold Roll Stuffed with Lobster & Black Truffle, and Deep fried Beancurd […]

Marques de Murrieta Winery @ La Bodega

La Bodega recently hosted a wine appreciation night, with the Marqus de Murrieta Vineyard wines, one of the oldest bodegas in La Rioja Wine Region, established in 1852. So, Marqués de Murrieta concentrates on making Reserva and Gran Reserva, each spending multiple years in large oak barrels. And one of its famous wines, the Castillo de […]

Soirée @ Maison Francaise, KL

With the holiday season and year end round the corner, it is always nice to have a new bar or chill out place to hangout at with friends, and have an Apéritif or two. And now, the latest buzz word and talk around town is Soirée. Located on the lowest level of Maison Francaise on Changkat […]

Dinner with Chef Alexy Fuchs @ Mezze KL

This would probably be my induction into Alsace cuisine and wines. Prior to this dinner, I only knew that Alsace was situated in the northeast corner of France, sheltered by the Vosges mountains to the west and hard against the German border to the east. I also knew that while the wines of Alsace where relatively […]

Stimulating the 5 Senses, at Westin KL

I always love dining at 5 Senses, because I recall most brightly that this restaurant sets itself apart, by their pursuit of new varieties of deliciousness. signature prawns  Presentation wise, it definitely stimulates the sense of sight..

10 Reasons to Check out Sunday Tiffin at Colonial Cafe

One upon a time in India, a thousands ‘tiffin-wallahs’ distributed, with amazing accuracy, hundreds upon thousands of lunches to hungry workers, via tiffin carriers. A loving wife or a caring mother might even have packed her husband’s or children’s lunches in this manner. Every day, thousands of Indian folks would get their delicious lunches on […]

Single Malt Whisky Aberlour Debuts in Malaysia

Nothing goes down quite as quickly as cold whisky on a hot Friday evening. Nothing. Except perhaps for some rather tasty gourmet hors d’oeuvres, washed down as quickly with the said whisky, if you’re hungry. The Whisky in question today is Aberlour. And the venue is the rather cool, vintage home called Sekeping Sin Chew […]

Simply d

Simply delicious.. or simply d for short. And while the concept of this outlet plays out in the fast-food vein, there are no shortcuts where the quality and quantity of the food served, is concerned. If the name sounds familiar, it is because the Simply d is a chain under The Delicious Group, E & […]