Ramadan Spread at Contango, Majestic Hotel KL

The time has come again and Muslims worldwide observe Ramadan, a period of fasting and other rituals designed to bring self-purification through self-restraint and other good deeds. I always marvel at the will power and discipline of my Muslim friends.. where the fasting begins at dawn and lasts until sunset, and then they break their […]

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Intoxicating Cava Bubbles, at La Bodega Bangsar

In an atmosphere that hints at the sumptuous, I remember back in the day, when La Bodega Lounge first opened, and we were ourselves a fixture on their plush sofas, playing scrabble and jenga at all odd hours of the weekend and stuffing our faces on tapas. Ah, yes those were the good old days. […]

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Top Cocktail Bars to unwind at on Humid Weekends!

When the weather gets too hot, it’s always nice to unwind after work, with a nice cool cocktail or mocktail. Here are our favourite bars in KL for swanky cocktails. 1. Signature @ The Roof , Bandar Utama Located on the 30th floor of Bandar Utama’s First Avenue, The Roof houses five outlets in one […]

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Filipino Tasting Menu @ Nook, Aloft KL Sentral

One of the significant dates in the Philippine’s history is their Independence Day because it marks the nation’s independence from the Spanish rule on June 12, 1898. And in KL, they recently flew in an amazing Filipino Guest Chef, to celebrate it with the embassy diplomates this year. His name is Chef Jose Marco Antonio […]

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Nasi Beriani Gam Putrajaya

Someone asked me, what on earth is Beriani Gam? How is it different from the regular Beriani (Briyani) rice? Is it really gum that they use, or what? Which got me pondering, and I had to do a little sniffing around to find out. And one thing is for sure, you will definitely need your […]

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The Garden Route, and the Origin of Modern Mankind

So having seen a bit of Port Elizabeth, it was time to take the Garden route and see about a place that Scientists and Anthropologists had discovered to be the point of Origin of Modern Mankind. The Garden Route is a stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa that extends from Mossel Bay in […]

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Asian Inspired Cuisine @ Midi 57

After that fantastic dinner at Le Midi Bangsar, it was time to pay Midi 57 a visit, on Jalan Bangkung. This being the sister restaurant and all that, and us being huge fans of the ever so accomplished Chef Andrea Alimenti, we were rather looking forward to sampling their latest Asian inspired menu. Midi 57 is […]

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Teochew Fine Dining at Pak Loh Chiu Chow

Famous for its Teochew (Chiu Chow) cuisine, Pak Loh Chiu Chow located at Feast Village in Starhill Gallery has been around for more than a decade. The food however, is still exquisite and this latest promotion that spans only two short months (Jun-Jul), is definitely amazing value for money, because the ingredients are just so […]

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Exploring Port Elizabeth, with #MeetSouthAfrica

Situated in the south-eastern section of the country, the Eastern Cape is stunning – it is the stuff that postcards are made of – rugged, rocky cliffs and dense green trees, on the stretch that’s known as the Wild Coast. This is also where you will find breathtaking sights of the Indian Ocean. To the […]

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BBQ Pork Addictions at Hoong Kee

It seems like every week, we find a great new place for BBQ Pork (Charsiew) Noodles. It doesn’t take much to make us happy, but the pork has to be spot on in terms of flavour, and have a nice charred BBQ outer layer too. And now, we have yet another Charsiew place to add to our […]

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