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 […]

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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 […]

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The Straits Wine Co. @ Chambers Grill, KL Hilton

We recently had the pleasure of meeting two very accomplished Winemakers from Australia – James Kirby of Hungerford Hill & David Knight of Oddfellows Australia, at a recent Wine dinner, organized by The Straits Wine Co. Chambers Grill at KL Hilton has an innovative grill menu of prime aged meat cuts or fresh seafood served […]

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Love is in the Air… at La Scala

It’s always nice to have a reason to visit La Scala. Being a new place and all, you still get to see finishing touches added, each time you visit. Take for example, the latest addition – a lovely, breezy balcony area, complete with italian tiles, tall columns of hand-painted gold grapevines and potted grape plants […]

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A Taste of Kansai, at Kampachi, Pavilion KL

We were recently invited to Kampachi Pavilion KL, to check out the “All Kansai” festival and food promotion that will be going on from the 15th – 23rd of February 2014. And the most interesting thing I learned over this meal is that Sushi exists under many forms and guises. It is not all nigiri […]

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La Scala, Jalan Mayang KL

Named after Milan’s famed opera house, La Scala is every inch as grand and impressive as that iconic building in Italy. And the location should be no stranger to most KL-lites, as La Scala is situated where the old Il Lido used to be, right along Jalan Mayang, off Yap Kwan Seng in KL. Stepping […]

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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 […]

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Dinner with Chef Malcolm Goh @ Samplings on the 14th

It was hard to resists the invite that asked if we wanted to attend a dinner at Samplings on the 14th, hosted by Chef Malcolm Goh. Would you say no to a celebrity chef, made famous by the AFC production called, Great Dinners of the World? I think not. And not to be fooled by […]

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A lofty Valentine’s , @ Marini’s on 57

As the 14th of February approaches, you’re stuck wondering where you’re going to make some of the most remarkable memories this year. And these days, urban rooftops are seeing a heyday of sorts – from rooftop bars to trendy hotels, no amenity is as sweet as a pool, bar, or restaurant on high. So it […]

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I, Frankenstein (2014)

Stuart Beattie has been part of the equation for quite a number of Hollywood blockbusters for the past 10 years. He is one of the writers of the immensely successful, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. If you have watched and liked G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Australia (2008), 30 Days of Night (2007), Derailed […]

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