The Malaysia Wine Fiesta 2013 @ The Curve

This year, we joined the company of a dynamic lineup of top winemakers and a plethora of new wines and spirits, from around the world for an unparalleled wine festival, held at The Curve. Sipping the afternoon away and enjoying a delectable array of specially selected wines, the venue was crowded with folks enjoying full-bodied [...]

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Petronas Deepavali Webisodes – Behind The Scene Filming

Some of you might have noticed via our Facebook and Instagram feeds that we were up in Penang, for the behind the scenes filming on the Petronas Deepavali Webisodes. That’s right, Petronas has created a series of 4 webisodes which will go on air on their official YouTube channel from 12th of November onwards. Hosted [...]

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The Launch of Four Points by Sheraton Penang

Another great reason for us to visit Penang! Well, the news about Starwood Resorts & Resorts Worldwide along with Plenitude Berhad, opening Four Points by Sheraton Penang on the tropical paradise of Penang, was indeed welcoming news. Now, we would have yet another cool place to stay, on the edge of Ferringhi Beach, and with [...]

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Nuts over Australia !

One of the great continents to visit, you have to agree with me, is Australia. For us Malaysians it is so close that some even consider it their second home. We have travelled to South West Australia, Queensland and New South Wales, and every time the adventure is different. It takes only a week or [...]

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Food Crawl with the Fabulous Baker Brothers

I finally met them! The Fabulous Baker Brothers.. and fabulous they were. The most fun part was that we got to take them on a food crawl, across Changkat Bukit Bintang as well as Jalan Alor, KL. Since the sky was just chucking it down with rain, around the time we were supposed to meet, [...]

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Gastro Sentral @ Le Meridien KL

There are, unfortunately, a few meals I wish I could have skipped, this year, i.e. the joyless plates slapped together by cynical or lackadaisical kitchens. But such unhappy memories have a way of vanishing (kind of like how one puts lacquer over a scratched parquet tile to make it looks spanking new) when one recalls [...]

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5 Great reasons to Stay @ Traders Hotel KL

Traders KL is one of those hotels that I have no qualms recommending to my friends who are transiting KL and looking for a strategic location to put up for a couple of days or the weekend. It is also a hotel I have no qualms recommending to my friends who live abroad, visiting on [...]

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Branzo Sunday Brunch @ Prego , The Westin KL

What do you want in a brunch? Strong coffee, some bubbly, no line or queue for your food, and enough choices to satisfy your Angus-lovin’ brother and your Vegan aunt? And it’s no wonder that some folks don’t like brunch. First there’s the two-hour wait. Then you get seated, but since the place is so [...]

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Greywacke Wine Dinner @ Zipangu Shangri-la KL

So, with a head full of knowledge about the Greywacke wines that we partook of midweek in Casa del Rio Melaka, we found ourselves as guest of Zipangu, Shangri-la Hotel KL, for the next round of Greywacke wine-food pairing excursions, but this time with Japanese cuisine taking center-stage. We were looking forward to Chef Ishii Takayuki’s dinner [...]

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Greywacke Wine dinner with Kevin Judd @ Casa del Rio Melaka

Before I met the man, I didn’t know what to expect. All I knew was that Kevin Judd, was a famous winemaker at Cloudy Bay for over two decades, and then left to launched his own label, Greywacke to huge critical acclaim in 2010. When we did get to finally meet him and have a [...]

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