Oriental Spoon, Twinpalms, Phuket, Thailand

Oriental Spoon, Twinpalms, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Oriental Spoon, Twinpalms Oriental Spoon Grill and Bar – Dinner with Live Music, Twinpalms Phuket Words by Kirsten DurwardPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)As Oriental Spoon promotes itself as featuring a martini bar, I decide my first drink shall be a martini, but as it is still quite early ...

Esthederm Sun Spa, Twinpalms, Phuket, Thailand

Esthederm Sun Spa, Twinpalms, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Twinpalms Phuket Sun Spa Esthederm, Twinpalms Phuket Words by Kirsten DurwardPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Sun Spa Esthederm at Twinpalms, Phuket is something different in the Phuket experience; a true clinical style spa and beauty salon using advanced specialized French treatments. Amongst the unique services offered in this truly ...

Best Restaurants in Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Restaurants in Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Seems we’ve been visiting Bangsar Shopping Centre quite a bit lately. Numerous food and beverage options keep us coming back for more. Here’s what we’ve discovered so far, compiled into our personal list of: The Best Restaurants in Bangsar Shopping Centre (Click on the title link of each outlet to ...

Don Antonio Pizza Bar, Italian Restaurant, Kampong Glam, Singapore

Don Antonio Pizza Bar, Italian Restaurant, Kampong Glam, Singapore
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Don Antonio Pizza Bar, Italian Restaurant, Kampong Glam, Singapore Don Antonio Pizza Bar“simple authentic Italian flavours” A feeling of comfort and good humour encompasses us as we enter Don Antonio Pizza Bar. Faces are friendly. Smiles are wide. Service is prompt. The interior is unpretentious and the food wholesome. Although ...

CasCades, High Tea, Viceroy Bali, Ubud, Indonesia

CasCades, High Tea, Viceroy Bali, Ubud, Indonesia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) High Tea, CasCades, Viceroy Bali, Ubud Cascades High Tea, Viceroy Bali, Ubud Coconut palms arrayed the length of the valley make a postcard perfect backdrop for an afternoon of tea, cakes and savouries at CasCades, Viceroy Ubud. High Tea comes as a set including assorted sandwiches and sweets with a ...

Baba Nest, Sunset Bar, Sri panwa, Phuket, Thailand

Baba Nest, Sunset Bar, Sri panwa, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Sunset at Baba Nest – One of the best views we’ve seen from a bar in the world Baba Nest, Bar with the Best Views in Phuket Words by Kirsten DurwardPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Baba Nest is all about the location. Picture this: An exclusive hilltop platform with ...

Bimi Beach Club, Pre and Post Phuket Beach Clean Up, Twinpalms, Surin Beach, Phuket, Thailand

Bimi Beach Club, Pre and Post Phuket Beach Clean Up, Twinpalms, Surin Beach, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Following the beach clean up by the Thai military these seats in the sand are no longer there Bimi Beach Club, Twin Palms, Phuket Words by Kirsten DurwardPictures by the Yum List *** Please note: At the time of writing the Thai government were in the process of announcing that ...

Recipe for Squid Ink Risotto with Seared Scallops and Shimeji Mushrooms

Recipe for Squid Ink Risotto with Seared Scallops and Shimeji Mushrooms
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Squid Ink Risotto with Seared Scallops and Shimeji Mushrooms Squid Ink Risotto with Seared Scallops and Shimeji MushroomsShared by Laurent Lherisson, Executive Chef of Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur This is an earthy, yet, light dish, that will please the lunch crowd as much as the dinner crowd. It’s elegant but ...

Chef Jack Yeap, El Faro Tapas Bar, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Chef Jack Yeap, El Faro Tapas Bar, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef Jack Yeap The Yum List loves creative food and Chef Jack Yeap sure impressed us on our last visit to Penang. Here he shares with us a little about himself and Lighthouse Tapas Bar, Penang. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I’m a ...

Les Diables, Sunday Brunch, Boat Lagoon, Phuket

Les Diables, Sunday Brunch, Boat Lagoon, Phuket
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chocolate Pudding – Les Diables, Phuket Les Diables, Phuket, Sunday Lunch Words by Kirsten DurwardPictures by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Regular readers may recognize Chef Peter from his bimonthly column on The Yum List ‘Sundays with Chef Peter.’ Finally a chance to meet this denizen in person! Les DiablesTable with ...

The Surin Phuket, Thailand

The Surin Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Surin Phuket, Thailand The Surin, Phuket, Thailand“an exclusive beach retreat for discerning travelers” The Surin Phuket, ThailandLocation The idyllic Pansea Beach, on the west coast of Phuket, is home to a member of Design Hotels, The Surin Phuket. Coconut palms, pristine beaches, spectacular sunsets and a relaxed mood, make ...

The Spa, The Surin, Phuket, Thailand

The Spa, The Surin, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Fresh Flowers The Spa, The Surin, Phuket Words by Kirsten DurwardPictures by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Subtly integrated into the natural environment between wind sculpted boulders and verdant rain forest sits the tranquil haven of the Surin Spa. Rustic elegance seems like an oxymoron but both of these words spring ...

Whittaker’s Chocolate Launch, from New Zealand to Malaysia with passion!

Whittaker's Chocolate Launch, from New Zealand to Malaysia with passion!
By noreply@blogger.com (Polly) The Whittaker Girls Whittaker’s Chocolate launched in Malaysia Words by Polly SzantorImages by Cheryl Hoffmann“All you need is love,” said Lucy in the cartoon Peanuts, “but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” I’m with you, Lucy. The Aztecs were using chocolate to make a bitter, frothy drink as early as ...

Lomtalay Thai Restaurant, The Surin, Pansea Beach, Phuket, Thailand

Lomtalay Thai Restaurant, The Surin, Pansea Beach, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) View from Lomtalay Restaurant, The Surin, Phuket Lomtalay Thai Restaurant, Seafood Set Menu, The Surin Words by Kirsten DurwardPhotos by the Yum List (Monica Tindall)For our first evening in Phuket we delight in unobstructed panoramic views of the Andaman Sea. We take in the softly sinking sun, the fading blues ...

M.A.C. Clinic, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

M.A.C. Clinic, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) M.A.C. Clinic Bangsar Shopping Centre The M.A.C. Clinic, Kuala LumpurAn Aesthetic Clinic with the Pleasantries of a Spa Spas and doctor’s offices are approaching so close to mid ground these days that, at times, the edges blur and it’s difficult for the average Joe to see clearly through the laser ...

Best Breakfast in Phuket, The Plantation Club, The Pavilions, Phuket, Thailand

Best Breakfast in Phuket, The Plantation Club, The Pavilions, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Believe it or not we found it difficult to find a breakfast which was just as awesome as the incredible luxury places we stayed in Phuket. The Pavilions however, not only matched its classiness in accommodation with its food, but provided a gastronomic adventure at every meal time. We enjoyed ...

Top Five Restaurants in Bangkok

Top Five Restaurants in Bangkok
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Bangkok, Thailand This month The Yum List asks friends from around the world to name their five favourite restaurants in a city of their choice. Here’s our first list of personal favourites from Marcus: Marcus’ Top 5 Thong Lor, Bangkok Restaurants Mellow, Thong Lor – Great feel and good food ...

The Pavilions Phuket, In Villa BBQ, Adult’s Only Resort, Phuket, Thailand

The Pavilions Phuket, In Villa BBQ, Adult's Only Resort, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Pavilions Phuket caters for the most private gastronome dining experiences. In-villa dining is none of the usual hotel drudgery. The team at The Pavilions is truly concerned with providing a gourmet experience. We tried their in-villa barbecue which you can grill yourself butt-naked in the privacy of your own ...

Catch Beach Club, Twinpalms, Pre and Post Surin Beach Clean Up, Phuket, Thailand

Catch Beach Club, Twinpalms, Pre and Post Surin Beach Clean Up, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Sunset at Catch Beach Club *** Please note: At the time of writing the Thai government were in the process of announcing that all permanent structures located on public beaches would shortly be removed. The parts of this club on the other side of the road still remain, however the ...

Interview with Chef Supreeda (Ooy) Watcharaporn, SILK Restaurant, Andara Resort and Villas, Phuket, Thailand

Interview with Chef Supreeda (Ooy) Watcharaporn, SILK Restaurant, Andara Resort and Villas, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef Supreeda (Ooy) Watcharaporn Chef Supreeda (Ooy) Watcharaporn of SILK Restaurant, Andara Resort and Villas, shares with The Yum List some of the reasons why she got into chef-ing and some stories from behind the scenes. What do you do and how did you get into the industry?My position is ...

Best Coffee Spots in the City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Coffee Spots in the City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) There’s no hiding I’m a caffeine addict, and a snobby one at that. I enjoy a variety of flavours in beans and roasts, but beans, machines and baristas must all work together to pull an agreeable cup. Here are my personal favourite cafes for savouring a good cup of coffee ...

Where to Eat in Avenue K, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Malaysia

Where to Eat in Avenue K, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) One of my worst nightmares is wondering around a mall with endless food options and having no idea of where to start. We’ve hunted down the best places to eat and drink in Avenue K, and summarised them in a list, just for you, so you’ll know exactly where to ...

Baan Rim Pa, Royal Thai Restaurant, Patong, Phuket, Thailand

Baan Rim Pa, Royal Thai Restaurant, Patong, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Baan Rim Pa Entrance Baan Rim Pa, Royal Thai Cuisine Words by Kirsten Durward Photos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall) Even on a blustery day in low season Baan Rim Pa impresses in style and setting. Surrounded by banyan trees and other lush tropical foliage, the traditional two story ...

His Experience, Lacquer Couture, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

His Experience, Lacquer Couture, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Lacquer Couture, Bangsar Shopping Centre Lacquer Couture – It’s not just for the ladies Words by Caning JaramilloPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Nail TechnicianAfter a busy day of running around doing errands, I was delighted to receive a last minute call from my wife saying, “Darling we have a ...

Hit & Mrs., Bangsar, Set Lunch, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Hit & Mrs., Bangsar, Set Lunch, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Semi al Fresco Dining, Hit & Mrs. Bangsar Hit & Mrs., Set Lunch, Bangsar Words by Manveen MaanPhotos by The Yum ListThe name itself evokes intrigue, so it’s no surprise that Hit & Mrs has garnered somewhat of a following, eager to sample the ingenious dishes its chefs come up ...

Thai Cooking Class with Chef Ooy, SILK Restaurant, Andara Resort and Villas, Phuket, Thailand

Thai Cooking Class with Chef Ooy, SILK Restaurant, Andara Resort and Villas, Phuket, Thailand
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef Ooy Thai Cooking Class with Chef OoyAndara Resort and Villas Phuket The Andara Resort and Villas Phuket offers a wide range of activities to guests whether of a relaxing nature or more adventurous. We are persuaded to sample a cookery class with the lovely Chef Ooy. We find a ...

Interview with Chef Sazli Nazim, Gastro Sentral, Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview with Chef Sazli Nazim, Gastro Sentral, Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef Sazli Nazim Gastro Sentral recently hosted The Yum List to sample some of the latest creations from Chef Sazli Nazim. Here we find out a little about the new chef. What do you do and how did you get into the industry?My role in the property is to ensure ...

JW Marriott “Preserving Heritage” Ramadhan Buffet, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

JW Marriott
By noreply@blogger.com (CosOnTheBrink) Photo Courtesy JW Marriott JW Marriott “Preserving Heritage” Ramadhan Buffet Words and photos by Kristin CosgroveThe holy month of Ramadhan is quickly approaching, a special time for Muslims to reflect, renew and reunite. Sunrise to sunset marks a period of fasting, cleansing the mind and body, atoning for sins and bringing one ...

Best of Bali, Our Latest Picks of Best Accommodation, Restaurants, Bars and Spas in Bali

Best of Bali, Our Latest Picks of Best Accommodation, Restaurants, Bars and Spas in Bali
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Sunset Beach Bar and Grill – InterContinentalOur recent trip to Bali saw a non-stop line-up of sampling villas, resorts, spas, restaurants and bars. Here’s a summary of our favourite experiences in our list of: The Best of Bali (Click on the title link of each one to find a full ...

Jom Makan at Eccucino, Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Jom Makan at Eccucino, Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (Craig Selby) All great Malaysian food involves spices – Eccucino’s fresh array of spices are certainly enticing Who Wanna Jom Makan With Me? Celebrate with Prince Hotel’s Festive Buffet Extravaganza Text by Craig J Selby Photographs by Christina How / Eccucino Celebrating food, culture and tradition is the theme at Prince Hotel and ...
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