P&C Cocktail Bar, Hidden Bar, Sri Hartamas

By Monica Tindall Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall The Ultimate Bespoke Cocktails from P&C Cocktail Bar The problem with going to great restaurants and cocktail bars is being faced with too many choices. I like to think of myself as a naturally adventurous pe… The post P&C Cocktail Bar, Hidden Bar, Sri Hartamas appeared ...

Nero Nero, California Italian, DC Mall

By Monica Tindall Words: R. Koret Photos: Monica Tindall The arrival of a new international chef is always intriguing. How will he make his mark? What changes will he introduce to the menu? How quickly will his impact be felt? So it was with considerable excitement that Monica an… The post Nero Nero, California Italian, ...

Kurin, Poké Bowls & Healthy Food in Nu Sentral, KL

By Monica Tindall Words: R. Koret . Photos: Monica Tindall Kurin: Clean Fresh Protein in a Pokéritto, Good to Go! Kurin means “clean“ in Japanese, and this spanking new grab-and-go resto just opened next to the cinema on the 5th level of NU Sentral, lives up to its name. The p… The post Kurin, Poké ...

Nasi Lemak Ujong Pasir @ Restoran Ming Huat, Melaka

Nasi Lemak Ujong Pasir @ Restoran Ming Huat, Melaka
By vkeong Nasi Lemak Ujong Pasir is one of the longest standing nasi lemak berlauk stalls in Melaka. Interestingly, it operates in a Chinese coffee shop which also houses a couple of other Malay food stalls. A standard plate of nasi lemak here comes with a good serving of sambal, kangkung (it’s a Melaka thing) ...

The Prep Room, Art Cafe, Sri Hartamas

By Monica Tindall Words: Patricia Podorsek Photos: Monica Tindall Artistry is the first word that comes to mind when I think about our recent visit to The Prep Room. In this small cafe tucked into a quiet strip of Sri Hartamas, charcoal drawings line the ceiling, origami cra… The post The Prep Room, Art Cafe, ...

KY eats – Fatt Kee Seafood Noodle, Kota Kinabalu

KY eats – Fatt Kee Seafood Noodle, Kota Kinabalu
By KY On my very first trip to Kota Kinabalu more than a dozen years ago on a business trip in my previous-previous job, my friend Ben, who is from KK, brought me to this one specific seafood noodle place that left a rather deep impression, and it’s been on my mind since. Last week, ...

Nobu Kuala Lumpur’s High Tea & Happy Hour

By Monica Tindall Words: Robin Pascucci Photos: Monica Tindall It’s more than just the view. Anyone who has tried Nobu, the famous upscale Japanese chain with its up-close-and-personal view of the Petronas Towers can tell you that yes, the view alone is worth the trip. … The post Nobu Kuala Lumpur’s High Tea & Happy ...

Grub by Ahong & Friends @ Section 17 PJ – Comfort Food For My Soul.

Grub by Ahong & Friends @ Section 17 PJ - Comfort Food For My Soul.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) It has been awhile since I’ve written about food and gosh – I really miss doing so.First up, I ordered a serving of Steak Cut Chips (RM4) to share, and I couldn’t stop munching on these! The New York Strip (RM39) had spectacular flavors and textures. The glistening 300gm striploin was ...

Joe’s Bar, Art of Aperitivo Menu, East Hotel, Canberra

Joe’s Bar, Art of Aperitivo Menu, East Hotel, Canberra
By Jane Words: Jane Speechley Images: Jane Speechley and supplied. Joe’s Bar in the lobby of East Hotel in Kingston has been a popular installation on the Canberra dining scene since it opened its doors in August 2016. The entrance to Joe’s Bar, … The post Joe’s Bar, Art of Aperitivo Menu, East Hotel, Canberra ...

The Whisky Academy – Apprentice Level Certification, KL

By Roov Words: Richard Koret Images: The Whisky Academy The Whisky Academy held its Malaysian debut in late April in the Kuala Lumpur suburb of Petaling Jaya (*they have since shifted office and are now based in Plaza Damas, Sri Hartamas). The event was an all-day t… The post The Whisky Academy – Apprentice Level ...

Must-Visit Places for Street Food in Morocco

By Monica Tindall Words: Dan Greene Photo: Ronald Woan Morocco is up-and-coming as a popular tourist destination, rich in culture, steeped in history, and offering some of the best food in the entire world. From tagines to roasted meat, and sweet treats to some stran… The post Must-Visit Places for Street Food in Morocco appeared ...

Interview: Johannes Kohler, Youngest Sommelier in Italy

By Monica Tindall The Yum List chats with Johannes Kohler, a partner in Johannesstube, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Hotel Engel, and also Italy’s youngest sommelier! What do you do and how did you get into the industry? Since I am part of the owner-family, I have a wide ra… The post Interview: Johannes Kohler, Youngest ...

IndoBowl – Indomie Cafe @ Sungai Besi

IndoBowl – Indomie Cafe @ Sungai Besi
By vkeong IndoBowl is interesting because it claims to be the first Indomie cafe in Malaysia. Shortly after their opening, they went viral because people were intrigued by their Indomie noodle offerings. Instead of frying the instant noodles like how Maggi Goreng is prepared, the Indomie is simply tossed in packet seasonings. Then, meat toppings, ...

Cocott’, Casual French Restaurant, TTDI

By Monica Tindall Words: Margaret Elizabeth Photos: Monica Tindall Stepping into Cocott’ my first words to Monica and Caning were, “Wow!” The restaurant glows with natural light from two glass walls, one of which leads to a covered terrace. As late afternoon turned … The post Cocott’, Casual French Restaurant, TTDI appeared first on The ...

The Majestic Spa by Spa Village, Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall There’s nothing that takes us back more to halycon days of a carefree past than beginning a decadent pampering session with a cocktail. And, that is exactly the way our afternoon begins at The Majestic Spa by Spa Village, Kuala Lumpur. Pimm’s co… The post The Majestic Spa by Spa ...

Botak Liquor Bar, Petaling Street, Chinatown

By Monica Tindall Words: Shaun Humphries Photos: Monica Tindall Living inside the mall obsessed KL bubble can sometimes feel constricting and systematic. The same stores, the same crowds and the same fluorescent lighting quickly takes away my creative buzz. Thankfully, th… The post Botak Liquor Bar, Petaling Street, Chinatown appeared first on The Yum List. ...

Tao Chinese Cuisine, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Traditional Chinese feasts are a pleasure I have enjoyed since my late teens, living in mainland China. There is always something special about relaxing with friends in a private dining room, enjoying a subtle C… The post Tao Chinese Cuisine, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur appeared first ...

KY eats – Stinky Tofu (臭豆腐) at Meru Pasar Malam, Klang

KY eats – Stinky Tofu (臭豆腐) at Meru Pasar Malam, Klang
By KY Stinky tofu (臭豆腐) is one of those delicacy that probably make certain Westerners think we are savages from the 3rd world, but truth is, these stuff are just as sophisticated as blue cheese, beer, and that Scandinavian fish that’s berried in the ground before consumption (OK maybe not that one) stinky tofu stall ...

Way Modern Chinois, Dim Sum & Mooncakes

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Way Yummy Yum Char at Way Modern Chinois I have found bliss. In the form of a little, light blue mound. A mooncake to be exact. Lavender-infused mooncake. Possibly the most delightful morsel that has passed my tast… The post Way Modern Chinois, Dim Sum ...

Magnificent Mooncakes in Kuala Lumpur, Mid Autumn Festival, KL

By Monica Tindall Mooncake season has descended upon Kuala Lumpur in full colour, flavour and design. Hotels and restaurants around the city are selling some of their best creations to date. Here The Yum List checks out some of the most creative and delicious mooncakes in Kuala Lum… The post Magnificent Mooncakes in Kuala Lumpur, ...

Daniel Boller, Executive Sous Chef, Shangri-La Maldives

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am Daniel Boller, the Executive Sous Chef of Shangri-La Maldives, recently promoted. This industry is a real passion for me and it was injected in me at a young age from my mother. She was my first mentor. Being ...

Pahit, Gin Bar, Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall Of All the Gin Joints in All the World: Pahit Gin Bar’s Education in Gin I have a confession to make. I’ve never really understood the fascination with gin. There, I said it. I realise it’s social suicide t… The post Pahit, Gin Bar, Kuala Lumpur ...

Mee Kari & Mee Rojak @ Mee Kari Sungai Putat, Melaka

Mee Kari & Mee Rojak @ Mee Kari Sungai Putat, Melaka
By vkeong Before Mango Float Royale Melaka started their business in Sungai Putat, the site was already known for mee kari. Mee Kari Sungai Putat has been around since 1990 and is currently managed by the 3rd generation of the same family. Now, both businesses are complementing each other, as those who come for mango ...

Energy Spa & Wellness, Great Eastern Mall

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall “Where do you go for…?” is something I often get asked by new expats to Malaysia. A common request is a recommendation for a great massage and spa. Here I share my three favourite treatments at one of our most-loved spas in Kuala Lumpur, Energy S… The post Energy Spa ...

Afterthoughts… Solo Traveling And Making New Friends.

Afterthoughts... Solo Traveling And Making New Friends.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Even while I’m penning this down, just a day after returning from my first rendezvous as a solo traveler, I’m still very much stuck in a daze. It felt as though time flew pass way too quickly. This was easily one of the most memorable trip I’ve taken, simply because there ...

Super Saigon Pho Cafe, Vietnamese Restaurant, TTDI

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall Given the vast range and great quality of food available in Kuala Lumpur, it has often surprised me that Vietnamese restaurants are so few and far between here. I am a huge fan of our neighbours’ clean aromatic reci… The post Super Saigon Pho Cafe, Vietnamese ...

Blaq Coffee Store, Cafe and Coffee Retailer

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Moving from virtual to reality, the team behind the online coffee and brew equipment retailer, Bean Shipper, now has a physical space, Blaq Coffee Store. Encompassing both a retail section and a café this is great news for coffee lovers who want to … The post Blaq Coffee Store, Cafe ...

Melaka Halal Food Guide by MyMakanTV

Melaka Halal Food Guide by MyMakanTV
By vkeong Some of you may have noticed that I have been sharing a lot of video contents from MyMakanTV. It is in fact a new social media venture me and my wife SL have been working hard on in the last 2 months. Here’s our latest project I would like to share with you, ...

KY eats – Bentong TofuFa (tofu pudding)

KY eats – Bentong TofuFa (tofu pudding)
By KY A couple months ago we took a short driving trip to the winding roads that led us to Bentong, and while at Bentong, I thought why not check out the famous tofufa shop at “Bentong Tau Fu Sdn Bhd“? Bentong Tau Fu Sdn Bhd The shop is located within walking distance from the ...

Tiki Taka, Fusion Tapas, Medan Damansara

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby . Photos: Monica Tindall Recently Lonely Planet listed Damansara Heights as one of the ten emerging neighbourhoods to visit worldwide. I can see why. With restaurants in the area like Tiki Taka shaking up the neighbourhood’s culinary s… The post Tiki Taka, Fusion Tapas, Medan Damansara appeared first ...