Interview with Chef Michael Elfwing

This week’s Chef in the Spotlight is a talented Chef as well as dear friend , Michael Elfwing -Chef de Cuisine of Senses, KL Hilton. If you see the previous post on Dimsum at Elegant Inn, we actually had lunch together and I managed to see the fun and laid-back side to Michael .. when […]

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Return to Elegant Inn

When Cumi and Ciki recently got an invite via Marian Eu, to dine with the lovely Jeanette of Elegant Inn, we were well chuffed. Dimsum was on the agenda.. plus a sneak preview on the Hairy crab promotion. Wow.. lucky us. To me, Dim Sum is essentially a buffet in reverse. Instead of you going […]

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Unmasking Mexico Flavours!

Happy #followfriday readers! This week’s Blogger in the Spotlight (BITS) is none other than Mark who lives in San Francisco. Mark is a “Mexico enthusiast” with a passion for its history, food, geography and most importantly, its diversity of culture and great people. His first time stepping across the border was during his youth while […]

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My Nourishment Fete @ Royale Chulan

Just the other weekend, both me and my adventure, thrill seeking husband, Cumi were invited to this spectacular event, known as the My Nourishment Fete, downtown at the Royale Chulan. If you are wondering what the My Nourishment Fete was all about, it was actually a snazzy launch for the Merdeka issue of the magazine […]

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Movie Review – Machete!

It’s a toss up between, the taciturn star of Machete vs. the motley crew of The Expendables. Even with the odds against him, I’d put my money on the dude who hardly speaks, possesses only one deadpan expression and carries a big slice-and-dice blade! Perhaps the first feature film ever based on a two-minute fake […]

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10 all-American Star Dishes!

America is the home of hearty portions. Vast tracts of fertile farming land and staying on the leading edge of agricultural technologies have kept food prices low in the USA for most of its history. This has worked its way into the American cuisine ethos of generous helpings and strong flavours. flickr photo by scion02b […]

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The Haute Food Co.

There is an element of mystery about chance meetings Nothing is by coincidence in this world What we see is not all that is happening Unseen forces are at work everywhere Sewing the threads of preordained design Hidden from view from before time Reach out and touch what is meant to be Before its too […]

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Movie Review – Alpha and Omega

THE PLOT: Humphrey (voice of Justin Long), an Omega wolf, has fallen in love with Kate (voice of Hayden Panettiere), an Alpha wolf who’s the daughter of the pack’s leader, Winston (voice of Danny Glover). The Omega wolf pack’s leader, Tony (voice of Dennis Hopper) persuades Winston to unite the two packs during a foot […]

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Seared Scallops with Mushroom Melange and Truffle Jus

Interview with Chef Max Chin

Today’s Chef in the Spotlight is none other than Max Chin, better known as just Max.. a super-talented chef who owned and ran Max! Kitchen and Wines Restaurant before moving his restaurant to a more spacious location that was known as Max @iHaus Western Dining, Wines & Events. He is on the precipice of change, […]

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iL Primo

If you want to put on a stone or two in weight, this is the restaurant for you. One stone is 6.3kg by the way and when you are as skinny as me, this sort of weight gain is more like a boulder than a stone;) iL Primo is a fairly new restaurant featuring a […]

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