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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The Fascinating Frescobaldi Wine Dinner @ Villa Danieli

If you’re wondering why the name Frescobaldi sounds familiar it’s because it is a famous Tuscan Vineyard. With a wine history of 700 years, the Frescobaldi family lineage of thirty generations is nothing to scoff at. The start of such passion is said to have begun in the year of 1300. At Pomino in 1894, [...]

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Coffee Culture with Illy coffee at Latitude03

Just last week, were were at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur celebrating International Coffee Day by learning how to make the perfect cup of coffee. Not only that, by the end of the event, we would have learned coffee art as well.  Since I am a right klutz at anything to do with drawing, I was pretty [...]

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Moet Gourming Workshop @ Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

I don’t know about you, but I do get excited when I get an envelope or invite that states, so-and-so.. you are invited to a Moet & Chandon Gourming Workshop. Gourming is basically a French style update on late afternoon grazing – it comes from the words ‘gourmet’ and ‘tasting’. And we were invited to [...]

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Craving Cantonese @ Makan Kitchen

We recently dropped by to Makan Kitchen, located on the 11th floor of Hilton DoubleTree, to sample a special menu created by Chinese Sous Chef Cheong Boon Fei. Entitled ‘Craving Cantonese’, the culinary experience for this month of October, features an array of signature appetizers, BBQ specialities and premium a la carte dishes for a [...]

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Movie Review – Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Director James Wan and partner in crime, actor/writer , Leigh Whannell, are back with Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity franchise) as producer, to make a sequel to 2010′s hit horror flick,  Insidious. Aptly called Insidious: Chapter 2, the movie takes off the moment where the first one ended with the death of psychic, Elise Rainier. Elise, [...]

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Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner 2013 and MNBC Innovation Award

We are always glad to attend one of the most incredible gala dinners in Kuala Lumpur, hosted annually by the Norwegian Ambassador to Malaysia, Hans Ola Urstad. We are of course, referring to the Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner 2013, held at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur. The centrepiece – ice carving of a Viking ship, and [...]

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All-You-Can-Eat Sushi .. and weekends @ Enju

Of course if the sign said, all-you-can-eat Sushi, plus all-you-can-drink sake, it would be even better.. but still.. one cannot complain. Yes indeed, good sushi is delicious, as it is expensive. And an all-you-can-eat sushi signage, could be a risky prospect, but we were about to find out, if Enju could pull off this promo [...]

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