zChocolate, Luxury Chocolates from France in Malaysia

zChocolate, Luxury Chocolates from France in Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Inside the Amore – zChocolat zChocolat, Luxury Chocolates Direct from France The doorbell rings unexpectedly and I curiously scamper over to answer it. It’s a guy from DHL with a package for me to sign for. He looks at me whimsically as I quiz him over its contents and sender, ...

New tries during CNY@Home

New tries during CNY@Home
By foodventura I just learnt a little bit more about my cousin today. I never knew that he was a big time coffee drinker until he offered to bring over his Nespresso machine when I grumbled having caffeine withdrawals. The pellets were flown in specially from Singapore, with the cost of about RM2 plus per ...

KY eats – Roadside Bak Kut Teh at Seapark

KY eats – Roadside Bak Kut Teh at Seapark
By KY I love a good bowl of bak kut teh, and while it is generally true that you often get the best bak kut teh at Klang, going all the way to the “ah beng country” isn’t always practical. For those who aren’t familiar with bak kut teh, there are actually two versions. There’s ...

Chef Ken Yu, Chinese Executive Chef of YEN Chinese Restaurant, W Taipei, Taiwan

Chef Ken Yu, Chinese Executive Chef of YEN Chinese Restaurant, W Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef Ken Yu, Chinese Executive Chef of YEN Chinese Restaurant, W Taipei, Taiwan Chef Ken Yu, Chinese Executive Chef of YEN Chinese Restaurant at W Taipei chats with The Yum List about his time in Taipei and some of his favourite dishes. What do you do and how did you ...

Tamarind Springs Restaurant, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tamarind Springs Restaurant, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Entrance to Tamarind Springs Restaurant Tamarind Springs, Jungle-Luxe Dining We descend the candlelit pathway into a jungle paradise. Lush tropical verdure borders the trail and Chinese lanterns gently rock to and fro in the soft breeze. As we continue, our eyes are drawn by flickering flames and, our ears caressed ...

Revisit: The Good Batch, Damansara Utama PJ

Revisit: The Good Batch, Damansara Utama PJ
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) It was meant to be a cosy session of rekindling with a good friend, whom recently returned to homeland to celebrate CNY. An annual affair which we adhere to without fail since I got back from Straya. But this time round, we thought – in view of the festive spirit, the ...

Happy birthday everyone! In conjunction with 7th day CNY@office

Happy birthday everyone! In conjunction with 7th day CNY@office
By foodventura I am definitely not deeply rooted in my origins culturally. I need to buck up! Unaware of this belief that it is everyone’s birthday on the 7th day of CNY…until I got to work this morning and found a brightly coloured reddish egg on my table! Thanks YC! Our colleague, YC was like ...

Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Date Night, Colonial Cafe, Smokehouse, Black and White Movies, Malaysia

Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Date Night, Colonial Cafe, Smokehouse, Black and White Movies, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur – A Romantic Location for an Elegant DateMiss manners once said, “There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of ...

KY eats – Ho Kee Seafood Restaurant, Jinjang

KY eats – Ho Kee Seafood Restaurant, Jinjang
By KY I don’t often venture out to Jinjang, in fact, Jinjang is sort of a place we always joked about as a “kampung” within KL. Whenever we see a particularly badly dressed young female, we’d say that she must be from Jinjang. But like many older part of the Klang Valley settlements, Jinjang, and ...

Cha Ca Thang Long (Vietnamese Grilled Fish) @ Old Quarter, Hanoi

By vkeong Cha Ca (Vietnamese Grilled Fish) is a rare yet iconic dish in Hanoi that has been listed as one of the 1,001 dishes to eat before you die. One of the unique thing about Cha Ca is that it is usually the only food on the menu of the restaurants that serve it. ...

Mandarin Oriental, Date Night, Indoor Golf, MO Grill and Bar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mandarin Oriental, Date Night, Indoor Golf, MO Grill and Bar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) MO Grill – A Stylish Location for a Date NightMiss manners once said, “There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of entertainment, a moderate ...

Char Siew lunch to get the go-kart gear going@Meng Kee Char Siew, Hicom Glenmarie Industrial Park

Char Siew lunch to get the go-kart gear going@Meng Kee Char Siew, Hicom Glenmarie Industrial Park
By foodventura Go karting was our company’s first big scale team building activity carried out to improve employees’ engagement. The circuit was near Shah Alam’s stadium. It had been years since I last came here (previously was for the friendly tennis match between Federer and Sampras). Finally, a reason to drive all the way to ...

Third lunch re-visit@Ping Wah Restaurant, Taman Paramount PJ

Third lunch re-visit@Ping Wah Restaurant, Taman Paramount PJ
By foodventura One of my girlfriends had been craving for PW’s stuffed pork yaocharkuey and we decided to fulfill her cravings today. PW is run by Mr Joe Hoo (his photo is in this picture) and he was always there when we came. What a passionate owner! He even personally came to take our orders. ...

Toh Yuen Restaurant, Hilton Petaling Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Toh Yuen Restaurant, Hilton Petaling Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (Polly) Welcome to the Year of the HorseChinese Pear with Jellyfish Yee Sang Toh Yuen Restaurant, Hilton Petaling Jaya Words by Polly SzantorImages by Dianne BrydonToh Yuen Restaurant, serving delicious, pork-free Cantonese fare, is the perfect place to welcome in the Year of the Horse. Head Chef Tham Pui Keat has created delectable ...

Shook! Bar, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shook! Bar, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Shook! Bar Shook! Bar, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery Feast Village is a banquet for the eyes as well as the stomach. We’ve just had our fill of both at the extraordinary Fisherman’s Cove (seafood fine dining) in this architectural fantasia of restaurants and, now we’re looking for liquid refreshment. The ...

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant, Publika Solaris Dutamas

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant, Publika Solaris Dutamas
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) When it comes to a BBQ feast, the first place that’d probably come to mind are Korean restaurants. Fine – perhaps it’s my affection towards Korean cuisine. Nevertheless, it’s not easy to find a Japanese BBQ restaurant, or yakiniku in Japanese; let alone a pork-free establishment. I was glad I stumbled ...

The Restaurant, The Club, Valentine’s Menu, Saujana Resort, Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Restaurant, The Club, Valentine's Menu, Saujana Resort, Shah Alam, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Al Fresco Dining Views, The Restaurant, The Club Valentine’s Menu at The Restaurant, The Club Words by Kirsten DurwardPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall) Is it worth driving to Putra Jaya for this meal? Well that would depend how much you wish to impress your date. If you value ...

KY eats – Samplings on the Fourteenth with Chef Malcolm Goh

KY eats – Samplings on the Fourteenth with Chef Malcolm Goh
By KY While still in the year of Snake, I got an invite to sample Chef Malcolm Goh’s dishes at Samplings on the Fourteenth at Berjaya Times Square. For those who aren’t familiar with Chef Malcolm Goh, he is one of the chefs on AFC’s Great Dinners of the World (together with Johnny Fua and ...

Hugel and Fils Wine Dinner, Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Hugel and Fils Wine Dinner, Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Hugel and Fils Wines Hugel and Fils Wines at Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur It’s always a delight to dine at Mandarin Oriental’s Chinese restaurant, Lai Po Heen, but pair it with some fine French wine and the experience is elevated to scrumptiously pleasing levels. Twelfth generation owner ...

Sundays with Chef Peter… The Pullman Bangkok

Sundays with Chef Peter… The Pullman Bangkok
By noreply@blogger.com (Peter James Webber) Daahlings, Happy Chinese New Year to you and I hope you are having a great weekend celebrating with your family and loved ones. If not celebrating I trust you are resting well and just enjoying your Sunday!Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of ...

French Flavours with guest Chef Gunther Hubrechsen at Berjaya University College of Hospitality

French Flavours with guest Chef Gunther Hubrechsen at Berjaya University College of Hospitality
By noreply@blogger.com (Polly) Words and images by Polly Szantor I recently had the opportunity to watch a rising star in action at Berajaya University College of Hospitality. Belgian Chef Gunther was in town for “French Flavours with Gunther Hubrechsen”, a collaboration between the college and the Asian Food Channel incorporating cookery demonstrations and special dinners ...

Penang Jawa Mee @ Kedai Kopi Five Five Five, Bandar Menjalara Kepong

By vkeong Due to my new business venture, I have been eating around Kepong a lot more recently. I thought I had discovered all the great food nearby but boy, how wrong was I. In the recent weeks alone I have found new spots for delicious yet affordable hawker food such as fish head noodle, ...

Sainy Chun, Owner Maison Francaise, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sainy Chun, Owner Maison Francaise, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Sainy Chun, Owner Maison Francaise The Yum List chats with Sainy Chun, owner of Maison Francaise, and finds some interesting stories from behind the scenes. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? While living in Europe for many years, I got very interested in food ...

Charlie Chaplin, One City Mall Skypark USJ

Charlie Chaplin, One City Mall Skypark USJ
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) Another one of those lazy weekends which required an impromptu food escapade to fill in the gaps. This time round, we decided to explore some place new rather than being confined to the sometimes-boring corners of PJ. Charlie Chaplin Not long ago, a couple of friends prompted me to visit One ...

Happy Chinese New Year 2014! To all foodieventurers!

By foodventura The routine we all must have to usher in a brand new lunar new year! Wishing all foodieventurers a prosperous and blessed Chinese New Year and much wealth and happiness flow in this Horsey year! Cheers to another prosperous year ahead! foodventurasFiled under: chinese, Home cooked, malaysia, taiping Food Blog by: Food Venturas ...

HGW KY eats – Tous les Jours bakery at Bukit Bintang

HGW KY eats – Tous les Jours bakery at Bukit Bintang
By KY Located at Wolo Hotel in Bukit Bintang (just right across from Lot 10), Tous les Jours is the new kid in town with fancy dress and high society aura. The location is great, and facade of this born in Korea French-Asian bakery rejuvenates this side of Bukit Bintang, upgrading it to be of ...

Pierre Ledent Pralines, Luxury Chocolates, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Pierre Ledent Pralines, Luxury Chocolates, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Piedmont – Pierre Ledent Praline Chocolate Pralines by Pierre Ledent Words by Lisa MangelsdorfPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you will get…” (Forest Gump, 1994) IsaOh so true of a box of artfully fashioned pralines by Chocolatier Pierre Ledent. ...

Morning breakkie at the historical Maxwell Hill, Taiping

Morning breakkie at the historical Maxwell Hill, Taiping
By foodventura It has been nearly 20 years since I last made my trip up to the near top of Maxwell Hill, or more widely known now as Bukit Larut. I was glad I made the effort to come up to be reminded on how beautiful, serene and tranquil it was up here. (Despite having ...

Lafite, Valentine’s Day Set Menu, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Lafite, Valentine's Day Set Menu, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Lafite, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur LafiteValentine’s Day Set Dinner Menu Ask a Malaysian or an expat who has lived in Kuala Lumpur for any lengthy period of time for an elegant dining recommendation and Lafite is sure to roll off tongues early in the conversation. One of the original fine dining ...

Pompret and fishmaw noodle@home

Pompret and fishmaw noodle@home
By foodventura Mom always make the best stock. The latest soup stock is braised with ham, clams, fish and a whole old mother hen. For dinner tonight, a full pomfret was steamed together with huge pieces of fish maw. You could see how huge and gelatinous those fish maw are. Solid dinner!Filed under: KL Food ...
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