Interview with Executive Chef Warren Lee Brown, of Hilton Kuala Lumpur

1. Hi Chef ! Tell us about your hometown in the UK and what life was like growing up. I was born in Leeds and raised in Birmingham – it was a small village where my mother would take me to her baking shop to make cakes. 2. How did you know you wanted to […]

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Cocktails at Hyde @ 53M

Cocktails at Hyde @ 53M it said. But first, I would have to find the place. Again, the GPS is always my trusty companion when in doubt, and I soon found this hidden bar, tucked away in a corner of Uptown PJ. And while cocktails might have a reputation for being less masculine than certain […]

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Ramen detour.. to Chuka Cafe

Well, that’s no disputing the ramen fever that has been spreading throughout KL for the past couple of years now. Well, then we turn our attention to a ramen tavern that has been in existence in our city, for at least a decade now, Chuka Cafe. And while the ramen fan base has been rapidly increasing, […]

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An evening of fine wines.. at La Bodega BSC

Wine tasting events at La Bodega over the weekends, is something folks should look out for, especially those who love their wines. The wines features this time round included great cuvees such as Bodega Garzon Tannat, Chateau d’Antugnac Limoux White ‘Terres Amoureuses’, Chateau Fontarèche Corbières ‘Vieilles Vignes’ White, Domaine Fontarèche Syrah, Leeuwenkuil Vineyards ‘Family Reserve’ […]

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An afternoon with Dan Buckle & Chandon

If you’ve never heard of the Eight Gourmets Gala (EGG) in Sunway, join the club. Most places in Sunway are foreign to me anyway, and this being a new place and all, doubly so. Anyway, the reason I whipped out the GPS to find this location was to attend a Chandon Lunch as well as Cocktail Masterclass […]

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Hilton KL’s Modern Ramadan Bazaar at Vasco

How time flies. And it is unbelievable that Ramadan is nearly upon us once more. For this year, instead of writing about an entire list of places to “buka puasa” at, we will just zero in on a few – mainly the ones we like, and we think are best value for money. Which brings […]

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Heavenly Hunan Cuisine @ Chynna Hilton KL with Guest Chef Wang

Ah.. the spice loving Hunan race. Wasn’t it Chairman Mao who said,  “You can’t be a revolutionary if you don’t eat chilies.” Yes, indeed, the great man, Mao Zedong himself was Hunan, which probably explained his fiery spirit. And now, Hunan’s fervid dishes, come to KL.

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Cloudy Bay Seafood and Duck Trail 2015

Cloudy Bay is celebrating 30 years of wine-making with tantalizing food pairing menus in the month of May and June 2015. Appetiser: Bay Scallop | Crudo Cloudy Calamansi Vinaigrette, Kumquat, Fine Greens paired with a glass of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014 The pairings will feature its Sauvignon Blanc 2014 with Seafood, and Pinot Noir […]

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“An Evening of Indulgence” – the Launch of Double Gold

What an unexpected surprise and honor to have been flown in specifically for the grand launch of Double Gold, in Yangon Myanmar! In less than 12 hours boarding the plane, we found ourselves at the swanky downtown bar in Yangon, called Union Bar. The entire place was gleaming in Gold.. rather apt we thought for […]

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Sunday Brunch @ Rendez-Vous

Brunch is something I look forward to on weekends, like how a devout Catholic looks forward to Sunday Mass. I mean, saying I like brunch a whole lot, would be an understatement. And did you know that in many cities around the globe, brunch is a bit of an institution? Yup. Weekends are precious and […]

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