Chinese New Year, Shanghai, Li Yen, J.W. Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chinese New Year, Shanghai, Li Yen, J.W. Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Li Yen – Ritz Carlton’s Chinese Restaurant Chinese New Year MenusShanghai Restaurant at the Marriot KLLi Yen Restaurant at the Ritz Carlton KL Words by Kirsten Durward Pictures by the Yum List What I thought was an invitation to discreetly taste dishes from the Chinese New Year Menus turns out ...

La Brasserie, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan

La Brasserie, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) La Brasserie La Brasserie, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan Resembling a cozy French style bistro, La Brasserie is The Landis Taipei’s all day dining outlet. Local specialties, international dishes and a hearty breakfast spread ensure there is something for every taste bud at any time of day.It’s filled with rich wooden ...

Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Chinese New Year Specials, Malaysia

Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Chinese New Year Specials, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chinese New Year at Celestial Court Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala LumpurChinese New Year Specials Words by Manveen MaanThe celebrations haven’t stopped with Chinese New Year around the corner. It’s almost time to usher in the Year of the Horse, and Celestial Court at the Sheraton Imperial is one ...

Tai Zi Heen, Chinese New Year Menu, Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tai Zi Heen, Chinese New Year Menu, Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner at Prince Hotel and Residence An Auspicious Experience at Tai Zi Heen, Prince Hotel and Residences Kuala Lumpur Words by Craig SelbyChinese New Year stands out in my mind for many reasons, but the most attractive of all is the enticing array of dishes available ...

AWAY Spa, W Taipei, Taiwan

AWAY Spa, W Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Double Delight Treatment Room – AWAY Spa, W Taipei AWAY Spa, W Taipei, Taiwan What a treat an afternoon at W Taipei’s AWAY Spa is. Far from your ordinary cookie cutter spa, W Hotel’s signature outlet is just as refreshing for the mind as it is for the body. Reception ...

Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan

Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan Traditional Hangzhou-style Cuisine Cheerful orchestra tunes compose an upbeat, almost regal atmosphere as we enter the polished Tien Hsiang Lo restaurant at The Landis Taipei. Large jade green ceramic pots hold tall plants marking the entryway. Carved ...

Bacalao, A Jewel of a Cod and Where to Find it in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Bacalao, A Jewel of a Cod and Where to Find it in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Giraldo Bacalao Bacalao, A Jewel of a Cod and Where to Find it in Kuala Lumpur Words by Caning JaramilloI always thought that bacalao just translated to “cod” in English. I recently learned however that not all cod is created equal, and when you’re looking for the best, bacalao it ...

Interview with Chef Ell, Pietro Ristorante Italiano, Damansara Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview with Chef Ell, Pietro Ristorante Italiano, Damansara Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef El – Pietro Ristorante Italiano Chef El gives The Yum List some insight into his life as a chef and what life is really like behind the scenes. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am currently the head chef at Pietro, Ristorante ...

YTL Spa Villages – Living a Life of Luxury, Malaysia

YTL Spa Villages – Living a Life of Luxury, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) YTL Spa Villages – Living a Life of Luxury Unashamedly, I have now visited all of YTL’s Spa Villages in Malaysia. It would be a tough call to pick a favourite as I’ve had incredible, but distinctive experiences in each one. Rather I recommend each for their own unique features. ...

Woo Bar, W Taipei, Taiwan

Woo Bar, W Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Woo Bar WOO Bar, W Taipei, Taiwan“the scene to be seen” Woo Bar at the W Taipei is one of the most happening bars in the city. Chic lounge during the day and hip club at night, it’s “the scene to be seen.” Funky cherry-red lounges cover the floor while ...

Hong Kong! Eat, Stay, Spa. Best Hotels, Best Restaurants, Best Spas.

Hong Kong! Eat, Stay, Spa. Best Hotels, Best Restaurants, Best Spas.
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Hong Kong is an exciting city. You’d need years to explore all it has to offer. We did our best though on a recent visit to see (or should I say eat and drink) as much as we could. The places we explored are definitely at the luxury end of ...

Paris 1930, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan

Paris 1930, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Paris 1930 Paris 1930, The Landis Taipei – Fine Dining French Restaurant A leader in fine dining in Taipei, Paris 1930 is often the host of Michelin starred chefs and cultural culinary exchanges. This authentic French restaurant at The Landis Taipei has been the pioneer in elegant western dining for ...

Chinese New Year Reunion, Lai Po Heen Restuarant, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chinese New Year Reunion, Lai Po Heen Restuarant, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (Polly) Delicious Yee Sang Chinese New Year Set Dinner at Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Words and photos by Polly SzantorAs the Year of the Horse gallops madly towards us, it’s time to start thinking about where to celebrate Chinese New Year. One of the truly classic options in Kuala Lumpur is Lai ...

Mainland Cheeses from New Zealand now in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mainland Cheeses from New Zealand now in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Mainland Cheeses from New Zealand Mainland Cheeses Words by Jennifer FallisPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Several friends gathered around a cozy room, music softly playing in the background, lights twinkling. It was the perfect setting for a cheese platter and friendly get-together.Besides wine and catching up on year-end plans, ...

Interview with Sherena Razaly, Owner of Enak KL, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview with Sherena Razaly, Owner of Enak KL, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Sherena Razaly – Enak KL The Yum List chats with Sherena Razaly about owning one of the only elegant dining Malay restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. What do you do, and how did you get into the industry?I am a restaurateur, with Enak KL, which I affectionately refer to as “KL’s ...

Spa Village, Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Spa Village, Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Spa Village’s Private Pool Spa Village Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia My breath slows and I mentally relax just thinking about the Spa Village at the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur. It literally is a paradisal oasis in the urban metropolis. Natural surrounds, comprehensive treatments and extremely professional therapists make it one of the ...

Fiercer by Fierce Curry House, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fiercer by Fierce Curry House, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Fiercer by Fierce Curry House Fiercer by Fierce Curry House, Publika Fiercer is the bigger, more sophisticated sister of Fierce Curry House. The original outlet in Bangsar is a little more casual, opening out onto the street, while big sis is chic in design and brings some new things to ...

New Year Goals 2014 for The Yum List – Where Are We Heading This Year?

By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) New year, new plans to keep getting better… Here are some things we’ll be looking for in 2014. Caning will be searching for boutique beers and whiskeys that bring a sweet smile to his face. Kirsten is ready to explore the region for original and authentic sense experiences and, to ...

Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, The Yum List Food Awards 2013, Malaysia

Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, The Yum List Food Awards 2013, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Yum List has had another very fortunate year filled with travel, spa and divine food experiences. Again we have had the chance to sample more than our tummies need and humbly bow down to our graceful hosts, passionate chefs, inventive mixologists and all of the energetic people in the ...

Harbour City, Best Restaurants and Food Outlets, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Harbour City, Best Restaurants and Food Outlets, Kowloon, Hong Kong
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Harbour City A Nibble Through the Culinary Highlights of Harbour City, a Shopping Paradise on Victoria Harbour Words by Araceli Barrera ArismendiPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)With only two days in Harbour City, Hong Kong, I was on a special mission to seize every minute of what this traveller’s ...

Favola, Signature Dish – Conchiglioni Marinara Al Cartoccio – Recipe, Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Favola, Signature Dish - Conchiglioni Marinara Al Cartoccio - Recipe, Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Conchiglioni Marinara Al Cartoccio Chefs from Favola’s Italian kitchen share with The Yum List a recipe for one of their signature dishes: Conchiglioni Marinara Al Cartoccio – Conchiglioni Pasta baked in parcel with Seafood and tangy Tomato Sauce Ingredients100gm fresh prawns100gm fresh lobster meat100gm fresh mussel100gm fresh calamari100gm fresh clams100gm ...

Caroline Broutin, Owner of La Creperie de Caroline, Bangsar, Malaysia

Caroline Broutin, Owner of La Creperie de Caroline, Bangsar, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Caroline Broutin and one of her friends and child, Thegonnec, who has a crepe named after him! Caroline Broutin, owner of La Creperie de Caroline chats with The Yum List about her new French cafe and bar. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I ...

Best Restaurants, Best Hotels, Yangon, Myanmar

Best Restaurants, Best Hotels, Yangon, Myanmar
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Shwe Dagon PagodaA weekend in Yangon, Myanmar is a great getaway. Recently The Yum List visited the capital and discovered some fine places to stay and eat. Here’s our list of: Best Restaurants and Highly Recommended Hotels in Yangon, Mynamar Stay For comfort, location and full facilities you can’t go ...

Grand Cafe, Buffet Breakfast, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Grand Cafe, Buffet Breakfast, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Grand Cafe Grand Café, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Breakfast Buffet Nestled in a bright, naturally lit corner of the hotel, Grand Café boasts towering windows and a high quality breakfast buffet. Spread between two dining areas adjoined by the smorgasbord, the space is well laid out with split level flooring, ...

Best Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2013, Staycations

Best Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2013, Staycations
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) A staycation is the perfection solution when you have limited time to get away. If you’re just needing to relax, why waste time and money on traveling when you can find some very attractive experiences right here in the city itself? The ringgit and minutes you save by staying in ...

Ril’s, New Bartender, New Cocktails, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ril's, New Bartender, New Cocktails, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Bar Tender – James Barker-Morgan Ril’s Bar Cocktails Words by Polly SzantorPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)When you approach Rils Restaurant, you can tell that it’s a classy joint. The black and white tiles are as distinctive as the handles on the glass doors, and when you climb the ...

The Yum List – Best Expat Blog 2013!

The Yum List - Best Expat Blog 2013!
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Woo hoo! Two years running The Yum List has gained the gold prize for Best Expat Blog in Malaysia. Thank you to all of our dear friends and readers who took the time to vote for us again. We are humbled and honoured by your support and vow to serve ...

Le Creperie de Caroline, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Le Creperie de Caroline, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Le Creperie de Caroline La Crêperie de Caroline Words by Polly SzantorPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)And now for something completely different – KL’s first crêperie! Owner and creator, Caroline, hails from Lille in the north of France, a hop skip and a jump away from wild and beautiful ...

Mediteca, Bubbly Brunch, Fraser’s Place, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mediteca, Bubbly Brunch, Fraser's Place, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Mediteca, Fraser’s Place MEDITECAMediterranean Wine and Tapas BarSaturday Bubbly Brunch Words by Kirsten DurwardPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)As Sunday Brunches and lunches are plentiful in Kuala Lumpur these days, a few clever restaurants are now offering a Saturday option. Mediteca, a relatively new place on Jalan Pinang has ...

Mum’s Chocolate, Rum and Raisin Pudding Recipe

Mum's Chocolate, Rum and Raisin Pudding Recipe
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chocolate, Rum and Raisin Pudding The Yum List’s Mum has been cooking up a storm for this festive season. Here’s a recipe she tried with a chocolatey twist on the traditional Chrissy pudding. Chocolate, Rum and Raisin Pudding Recipe Serves 10 – 12Ingredients2 cups raisins2 cups sultanas1/2 cup rum1 cup ...
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