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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Pressroom Bistro, Pavilion, Josper Grill Menu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Pressroom Bistro, Pavilion, Josper Grill Menu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Pressroom Bistro, PavilionNew Josper CreationsPressroom Bistro Words by Kirsten DurwardPictures by the Yum List There are few more fun ways to while away the minutes waiting for your dinner company than watching your fellow homo sapiens go about their day. Scurrying shoppers and dawdling diners weaving through Pavilion’s busy walkthrough ...

Fisherman’s Cove, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fisherman's Cove, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Fisherman’s Cove, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery Fisherman’s Cove, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery While real estate agents scream location, location, location, food writers often shout ambience, ambience, ambience. Fisherman’s Cove at Starhill Gallery, deserves an enormous holler for its outstanding performance in this arena. Feast Village (Starhill Gallery’s luxury dining precinct) ...

MO Grill, Valentine’s Menu, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MO Grill, Valentine's Menu, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) MO Grill – A stylish setting for Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Set Menu, MO Grill, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur Words by Kristin CosgrovePhotos by The Yum ListAmour is in the air at the MO Grill! Chef Reto Weber of the Mandarin Oriental Grill has created a five-course candlelight set menu sure ...

Cocktail Recipe – Altopiani Arrosto, James Barker-Morgan, Ril’s Bar, Bangsar, Malaysia

Cocktail Recipe - Altopiani Arrosto, James Barker-Morgan, Ril's Bar, Bangsar, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Altopiani Arrosto James Barker-Morgan of Ril’s Bar Bangsar shares with us one of his favourite cocktail recipes. Altopiani Arrosto It doesn’t happen very often, but when a spontaneous and creative collaboration between the bar staff and a guest happens, amazing things can happen. In this instance, a table of customers ...

Prosperity Buffet Diner, Tonka Bean Café, Impiana KLCC Hotel, 13 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Prosperity Buffet Diner, Tonka Bean Café, Impiana KLCC Hotel, 13 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (Polly) Chocolate FountainProsperity Buffet Dinner, Impiana KLCC Hotel, Jalan Pinang_______________________________________________________________________________Word by Polly SzantorImages by Dianne Brydon The culinary team at the Impiana KLCC Hotel, led by Executive Chef Helmut Lamberger, has created an array of festive flavours to welcome the Year of the Horse. The Prosperity Buffet Dinner is all set to tempt ...

James Barker-Morgan, Head Bartender of Ril’s, Bangsar, Malaysia

James Barker-Morgan, Head Bartender of Ril's, Bangsar, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) James Barker-Morgan The Yum List shares a few cocktails with bartender James Barker-Morgan and learns a few insider secrets from behind the bar. What do you do and how did you get into the industry?I first started bartending when studying in London. After working in a couple of standard pubs, ...

EcoGreen Organic, Taman Tun, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

EcoGreen Organic, Taman Tun, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Carrot Cake and Organic Coffee EcoGreen Organic, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail Words by Polly SzantorPhotos by Monica Tindall (The Yum List)Now and again, we come across a hidden gem, an unexpected delight amongst the urban sprawl of this vibrant city. During our visit to EcoGreen Organic, tucked away in TTDI, ...

Coolest Cafes, Local Produce and a Very Hip Vibe in Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia

Coolest Cafes, Local Produce and a Very Hip Vibe in Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Coffs Harbour Jetty, NSW, AustraliaCoffs Harbour, once a tranquil beach holiday destination for families and popular settlement for retirees, is picking up the pace with an influx of hip cafes and markets making a welcome hubbub on the food and beverage scene. The town is now gaining a reputation for ...

Marini’s on 57, Valentine’s Day Menu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Marini's on 57, Valentine's Day Menu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) View from Marini’s on 57 Marini’s on 57, Valentine’s Menu Imagine the most stunning location for a romantic date as you can… My mind conjures white linen clothed tables dressed with tall wine glasses reflecting the soft glow of warm lighting. I see a window seat far above the city ...

Colonial Cafe, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Colonial Cafe, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Colonial Cafe, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur A Nostalgic DinnerColonial CaféThe Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur Words by Kirsten Durward Photos by the Yum List Our white-jacketed host leads us with aplomb to our crisp yet comfortable table in the atrium of the Colonial Café. Ambient lighting warms grandiose pillars, enhancing ...

Yen, Modern Cantonese Restaurant, W Taipei, Taiwan

Yen, Modern Cantonese Restaurant, W Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Yen, Modern Cantonese Restaurant, W Taipei Yen, W Taipei, Taiwan Modern Cantonese Cuisine Usually the top floors of hotels are occupied by presidential suites and executive lounges. Not at the W Taipei. Valuing the country’s culinary traditions, importance is given to the culture’s greatest obsession, food! As such, the hotel’s ...

Zipangu, Weekend Japanese Brunch, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Zipangu, Weekend Japanese Brunch, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Zipangu, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur Zipangu, Weekend Japanse BrunchShangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur Cool, clean and contemporary Shangri-La Hotel’s Japanese restaurant, Zipangu, is a gentle tranquilizer for the mind and quality nourishment for the body. It’s one of he city’s most popular locations for weekend brunch and, ambience, just as much ...

Jurlique DAY SPA, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan

Jurlique DAY SPA, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Jurlique DAY SPA Lounge Area Jurlique DAY SPA, The Landis Taipei, TaiwanNature+science = beauty Founded in 1985 by husband and wife team, Dr. Jurgen and Ulrike – scientists in chemistry, herbology, homeopathy and alchemy – the Jurlique skin care range has long held international acclaim for first-rate products. Farming their ...

Sundays with Chef Peter… Eccles Cakes

Sundays with Chef Peter… Eccles Cakes
By noreply@blogger.com (Peter James Webber) Daahlings,It’s been far too long. I have missed you! Happy New Year and I hope 2014 has gotten off to a fantastic start for you! As with most chefs in the world, especially pastry chefs sweeties, the festive time is our busiest and most profitable time of the year. More ...

Interview with Joshua Ivanovic, Cocktail Solutions, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview with Joshua Ivanovic, Cocktail Solutions, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Joshua Ivanovic Joshua Ivanovic chats with The Yum List about Cocktail Solutions and life as a mixologist. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? We have three main services that we provide with Cocktail Solutions. The first is our bottled, ready to drink cocktails. They’re ...

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 ...