24-Carat Gold Dessert, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Yesterday I shared with you The 200 Dollar Pizza. You might be wondering what could possibly follow as dessert? Well, at Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives, nothing less than a 24-carat gold ending will do! One of a kind and certainly a culinary expe… Food Blog by: THe Yum ...

The 200-Dollar Pizza, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Would you pay $200 USD for a pizza? Guests at Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives do! In fact, the triple digit Italian ultimate is one of their most talked about items. Topped with the most premium ingredients from around the world, the “Quattro… The post The 200-Dollar Pizza, Taj ...

Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur – Boutique Hotel KL

By Monica Tindall Words: Aisling Cullen Photos: Monica TIndall I’m a sucker for a well-designed boutique hotel. Independently styled, beautifully decorated… some places are meant to be discovered and appreciated. That’s how I felt when I stayed at the Hotel Strip… The post Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur – Boutique Hotel KL appeared first on The ...

Zenzero Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, Kuala Lumpur, Brunch

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall 30 July 2017 – save the date! More later; so do read on, [please]. I heard a rumour that this is the restaurant that all the Italian chefs in town come to. After experiencing brunch at Zenzero Italian Restaurant an… The post Zenzero Italian Restaurant ...

Sherena Razaly, Enak – Malay Cuisine Redefined with a Contemporary Twist

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am an architect by design, but a restauranteur by birth. I own and operate Enak in Starhill, and currently run Ketuhar, located at Zell-V Wellness Hub. I got into the industry by chance after attending a meeting al… The ...

The Poolside Restaurant, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

The Poolside Restaurant, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives
By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Maldives is one of the places in the world where the reality is actually more spectacular than the postcards. Sitting at Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives’ Poolside restaurant and bar we can’t help but feel incredibly fortunate. Poolside Vi… The post The Poolside Restaurant, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa ...

Naladhu Maldives – Sublime comfort. Luxurious shelter. Timeless moments.

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall The Yum List discovers why Naladhu Maldives, an exclusive island with only 20 homes, is a dream escape for those demanding the ultimate in luxury, absolute privacy and convenience in accessibility. Planning a Holiday to the Maldives What many peo… The post Naladhu Maldives – Sublime comfort. Luxurious shelter. Timeless ...

Origami, Teppanyaki Restaurant, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall It’s surprising the variety of cuisine that can actually be found on the tiny resort islands of the Maldives. The Anantara team, for example, ensures that guests are not wanting for variety in their offerings. Thai, Italian, contemporary, Euro… The post Origami, Teppanyaki Restaurant, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort appeared first ...

SUNDARI Ayurvedic Spa, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall It would be an understatement to say that I have a hard time unwinding. I can’t stay put long enough to make it through an entire movie without fiddling with something else at the same time: filing my nails, sewing on a button… I wake in the middle of … ...

Maldivian Cooking Class at Naladhu Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Ever wondered what cuisine possibilities lie within a nation made up of tiny islands with dry land area sometimes barely 500 metres across and much of that covered in sand? Fish, fish and more fish? Well, it turns out that the Maldives is rich in culin… The post Maldivian Cooking ...

Joanna’s Five Favourite Midweek Dinners in KLCC

By Monica Tindall We asked our team of Yum List writers to share with us their personal lists of favourite spots to eat, drink, visit or shop in the city of Kuala Lumpur. Each week we’re featuring a different writer and revealing his or her top picks. Here are Joanna McCall̵… The post Joanna’s Five ...

Executive Sous Chef, Stefan Beck, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? My role at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is the Executive Sous Chef, mainly in charge of Western cuisine and THIRTY8. My team and I are involved in designing new menus which are locally sourced and creatively made. I have … ...

French Cooking Class, Cuisine Boleh, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

By Louise Miller Louise Miller It’s not often that I get to combine my foodie passion with my day job of teaching French in an international school. However, a chance encounter with the professional chef who was running after school cooking classes there presented an opportuni… The post French Cooking Class, Cuisine Boleh, Mont Kiara, ...

Beauty Prep for Travel, Hair Treatments, Hair Removal & Nails

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall When travelling I’m all about convenience and comfort over beauty, so my “beauty” prep for long travel is all about taking care of things before I depart so that I’ll have less to do on the road. I’d much rather be climbing the sights and sni… The post Beauty Prep ...

Packing for Europe, What’s In My Luggage? The Travel Essentials

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall It’s summer and we’re heading to Europe! But, oh what to pack? Even after all of these years of travel I have to say I’m not speedy in getting my luggage together. I need a good plan to make the most of space and keep my bags light. Truth be ...

TEP Wireless, Unlimited Internet While Travelling in Europe

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall While it’s fun reminiscing about travel when I was in my 20s with no Internet, just a backpack and a plane ticket, oh boy am I glad that I’ve “been there done that” and now have a whole host of modern conveniences to assist in making the most of my ...

Hotel Jen Malé by Shangri-La, Male, Maldives – The Best Hotel for a Stopover

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall With many flights from South East Asia arriving late afternoon or evening to Malé, the best thing to do is stay close to the airport on the day of arrival. Accommodation is not cheap in the Maldives and we see no point in paying big bucks solely for a nig… ...

Monica Larrieu’s Favourite Gifts Shops in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

By Monica Tindall We asked our team of Yum List writers to share with us their personal lists of favourite spots to eat, drink, visit or shop in the city of Kuala Lumpur. Each week we’re featuring a different writer and revealing his or her top picks. Here are Monica LarrieuR… The post Monica Larrieu’s ...

Chef Michael Wong, Executive Chef of Le Mei, Le Meridien Putrajaya

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I’m the executive chef of Le Mei, Le Meridien Putrajaya’s Chinese restaurant. One of my friends suggested that I join the culinary industry. Once I got involved in this career this career I fell in lov… The post Chef Michael ...

Groom Artistry, Hair Salon, Cut, Colour and Keratin Treatments, The Intermark

By Monica Tindall My choice of hair salons has changed over the fourteen years I’ve lived in Kuala Lumpur. For one thing, proximity and convenience play a huge factor. Another key element in selecting and staying with a salon is their understanding of Caucasian hair – in partic… The post Groom Artistry, Hair Salon, Cut, ...

Five Meals For $10 At The Kitchens, Robina Town Centre

By Monica Tindall Featuring over 50 retailers, The Kitchens at Robina Town Centre is a gourmet’s delight. From street food to fine dining, markets to pop-ups, and cuisine from around the world, this collection of food outlets has stirred up quite the buzz amongst foodies on … The post Five Meals For $10 At The ...

Pocket Wi-Fi with Travel Recommends, Internet While Overseas

By Monica Tindall Summer travels are on the way again, and as a writer, but so too as a tourist and business traveller, these days having a mobile Internet connection is just about essential. The ability to search for food and travel recommendations, navigate with maps, and even com… The post Pocket Wi-Fi with Travel ...

Lou Shang Bar & Cafe, Speakeasy Cocktail Bar, Damansara Uptown

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Lou Shang Bar & Cafe, one of KL’s most friendly speakeasies, has cooked up some enticing new cocktails and The Yum List, ever so obliging, volunteered to try them out. For a far more articulate, humorous and comprehensive article on Lou Shang… The post Lou Shang Bar & Cafe, Speakeasy ...

Brasserie 25, French Restaurant, Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Aisling Cullin Photos: Monica Tindall One of the most stylish new destinations in KL arguably has to be the Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur. And their super chic restaurant, Brasserie 25, is a gem in this stunning old building. It is located on the ground f… The post Brasserie 25, French Restaurant, ...

Touan, Yakitori Robata-yaki, ISETAN – The Japan Store

By Monica Tindall Words: David Stagg Photos: Monica Tindall As I rode up the escalators, the first thing that came to my mind is “wow”! You look up and you are watched over by this enormous koi lantern. It truly is spectacular. I feel instantly transported to Japan as Touan … The post Touan, Yakitori ...

Interview with Chef Liou, Executive Chef of Le Meridien Putrajaya, Malaysia

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am the Executive Chef of Le Meridien Putrajaya. I got involved in the industry after being influenced by family who were coffee shop owners. At the age of 10, I was already was making coffee and serving customers an… ...

A Diet for Getting Older and Staying Healthy

A Diet for Getting Older and Staying Healthy
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Eat the way you should have been eating when you were younger. Ok, so that might be a bit of a pithy answer, but it’s also true. As we get older our bodies tire of the constant liquid and solid abuse and start to let us know what’s not going ...

Where To Find The Ultimate Pampering Experience in NYC

Where To Find The Ultimate Pampering Experience in NYC
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Going to a spa is a great way to start or finish off any weekend getaway, especially when your aim is to completely relax. In New York City, there are an endless amount of spas available at your fingertips, but which ones specifically stand out? You want to be pampered, ...

We’ve Moved!

We've Moved!
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Rare, Residence by Uga, Colombo, Contemporary Sri Lankan Flavours

Rare, Residence by Uga, Colombo, Contemporary Sri Lankan Flavours
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) *** We’ve moved! Please come find us in our new home at: Residence by Uga, Colombo*** We’ve moved! Please come find us in our new home at: theyumlist.net A grand old colonial bungalow in the centre of Colombo houses what must soon become one of Sri Lanka’s hippest restaurants. Rare, ...
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