A Pot full of Prosperity … at Di Wei, Empire Subang

Apart from tossing the Yee Sang, another great dish I always look forward to during Chinese Near Year is the Poon Choy. This lovely pot of prosperity is special in that it is composed of many layers of different ingredients. It is also eaten layer by layer instead of “stirring everything up”, but if you […]

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Chef in the Spotlight – Chef Pearl Woo of QBa, The Westin KL

Today’s Chef in the Spotlight is none other than The Westin KL’s feisty female chef, Chef Pearl Woo of QBa. Here is our interview with the lovely lady.  1. Hi Chef Pearl… So can you tell us why you wanted to be a Chef? I was working in Sales and Marketing back in my hometown, […]

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Going Balls Deep @ Yang Kee Beef Ball Noodle

We recently went balls deep with Mr. Siew from Yang Kee Seapark’s popular beef ball noodle. The somewhat shy owner of the stall had invited us months back to watch him make beef meatballs which he does by hand. It wasn’t until he invited us to observe his artisanal skills that it occurred in our […]

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Living Food Bistro-Café

Living Food Bistro-Café in Kuala Lumpur is the sort of cafe that we should have more of in town. I mean, it’s really hard to find folks who share your enthusiasm about achieving high energy health and vitality by incorporating whole, raw and living foods into their lives. Not only that, these sort of high […]

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Happy Thaipusam !

If you’ve ever heard of the Batu Caves, then you will know that it is famous for a couple of things.. Monkeys, Limestone outcrop, 272 steps to a temple cave, a Golden statue of Lord Shiva’s son, Muruga, and finally the location where the festival of Thaipusam is celebrated. This famous Hindu festival in Malaysia […]

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Iketeru @ KL Hilton

To many connoisseurs of great Japanese food, sashimi worship has become a religion. And one of the cornerstones of this faith is the unshakable believe in the fact that the fish is extraordinarily fresh. It doesn’t matter what lengths the place goes through to get the sashimi, but diners trust that the chefs will deliver […]

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The Fiery BBQ Buffet @ Empire Subang

BBQ buffets, in case you haven’t noticed, or endured the endless lines of people, especially during the holiday season, are big and hot. It’s also apt to start a fight, especially when folks hog the stations where all the good meat resides. But then again, without such a heated atmosphere, would the out-door BBQ be […]

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King Beef and the Kingdom of Best Bean @ Pudu

Sometimes, fate brings you to a place, different from the intended. We have our regular haunts in Pudu, places where we eat pretty frequently. We were thinking of visiting our usual Chinese owned Indian food shop, but thinking it would be too heavy a meal, Cumi decided to drop-by another popular eatery hidden on the […]

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Dining with locals, with Withlocals.com

Most folks have heard of Plateculture, right, so the concept of dining like a local, when you travel is not a foreign idea. Enter Netherlands-based startup Withlocals which has pretty much the same concept – it is a peer-to-peer marketplace where local people offer home dining, tour experiences, and other local activities. There are 3 simple […]

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Starting the New Year right… at New Formosa

The first time I fell in love with the food at New Formosa, has got to be the first time I ate their Three Cup Chicken. You see, three cup chicken is a classic Taiwanese dish, one which I only learned to appreciate, when I visited New Formosa a couple of years back and tried […]

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