Byblos Sur Mer, Lebanese Restaurant, InterContinental Abu Dhabi

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Specialising in marina views and a complete food and beverage experience, Byblos Sur Mer is InterContinental Abu Dhabi’s Lebanese restaurant. It’s comes with high repute and we’ve been told that guests travel all the way from Dubai (a 90-m… The post Byblos Sur Mer, Lebanese Restaurant, InterContinental Abu Dhabi appeared ...

Lafite, Beats and Brunch, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Patricia Podorsek Photos: Monica Tindall Sunday brunches in KL can be a little formulaic. Most profess weekly free-flow bubbles and buffet tables laden with iced seafood, a charcuterie station, carved roast for the carnivores, and a festive desse… The post Lafite, Beats and Brunch, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur appeared first on The ...

Casa Latina and Cacao Lab, Latin American Food, Ampang

By Monica Tindall Words: Shaun Humphries Photos: Monica Tindall It’s not every day that you get to meet (and eat food created by) a celebrity Venezuelan chef in Kuala Lumpur. So, whenever the occasion arises, I always jump on it. Thanks to Chef Tamara Rodriguez’s rec… The post Casa Latina and Cacao Lab, Latin American ...

Jerry Thoong, Hair Stylist and Founder of Co-founder of Groom Artistry

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I’m one of the technician stylists and also one of three founders of Groom Artistry. I jumped into the world of hairstyling more than 10 years ago when I was encouraged by a great friend of mine to give this ...

Prego, Italian Restaurant, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Patricia Podorsek Photos: Monica Tindall Trying to keep a restaurant going for more than a decade in KL is a little like trying to weave a motorcycle through the traffic on Jalan Tun Razak: With patience and a good driver, you’ll manage to avoid cars j… The post Prego, Italian Restaurant, ...

Das Central, Luxury 5-Star Hotel in Soelden, Austria

By Monica Tindall Words: Sarah Rees Photos: Monica Tindall A hotel is so much more than the sum of its parts. Das Central, the only five-star hotel in the beautiful town of Sölden in the Ötztal Valley, has an impressive list of features and attributes to satisfy even tho… The post Das Central, Luxury 5-Star ...

Best Restaurants in Soelden, Dining at Hotel Das Central, Austria

By Monica Tindall Words: Sarah Rees Photos: Monica Tindall The surrounding area of Soelden may be packed with restaurants, but there is little reason to leave Hotel Das Central during your stay. Fine food and exceptional wines are an integral part of the fabric of this glorious … The post Best Restaurants in Soelden, Dining ...

ice Q, Lunch at the Famed James Bond Spectre Filming Location

By Monica Tindall Words: Sarah Rees Photos: Monica Tindall If you are seeking a spectacular and exclusive dining experience, it doesn’t get much better than this. Not only are you 3,048m above sea level at ice Q, hanging off the side of one of the most spectacular peaks in th… The post ice Q, Lunch ...

Gampe Thaya, Soelden, Austrian Mountain Food

By Monica Tindall Words: Sarah Rees Photos: Monica Tindall Who knew a humble mountain hut could become one of the must-go places in Sölden for traditional, local food with a view to dominate any conversation and distract you continuously from your date? It was only our seco… The post Gampe Thaya, Soelden, Austrian Mountain Food ...

2nd FLR, New European Style Restaurant in TTDI

By Monica Tindall Traditional Food Never Goes Out Of Style Words: David Stagg Photos: Monica Tindall 

Exciting things are happening in TTDI and one of them is the recent opening of a contemporary European restaurant 2ND FLR! Joining previous liquid-focused introductions … The post 2nd FLR, New European Style Restaurant in TTDI appeared first on ...

OURS Eatery, Healthy Cafe, Damansara City Mall

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall ‘I’ll meet you at Ours.’ It has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? Something you might write in a whatsapp message or say on the phone to a loved one. It’s this sense of home and familiarity that Jackie Leong was … The post OURS ...

Interview with Ashutosh Kumar, Pastry Chef at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I had a keen interest in cooking since childhood and once I completed school, I took up a degree course in hotel management and started off with the Taj Mahal group of hotel as a management trainee in the kitchen. ...

Gasthop Lipp, South Tyrolean Cuisine and St. Pauls’ Wines

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall From the sunny terrace of Gasthop Jipp the entire Adige Valley stretches below and before us. From the spectacular Dolomites ranges to the cities of Bolzano and Merano, we truly feel on top of the world. In the summer, the mountaintop offers cool res… The post Gasthop Lipp, South Tyrolean ...

The Great Australian Bite Asia, Balsamic & Nutritional Lattes

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Importer of fine foods to Malaysia, The Great Australian Bite brings a new range of healthy items to Kuala Lumpur with their recently delivered Sweet Balsamic Reductions and Nutritional Lattes from Jomeis Fine Foods. With the hashtag #spreading… The post The Great Australian Bite Asia, Balsamic & Nutritional Lattes appeared ...

St. Pauls Wines, South Tyrol, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall On the hills just 20 minutes north of Bolzano lies the town and rolling slopes of St. Pauls. It’s here where terroir, passion and technology combine to create some of the regions’ most drinkable wines. The Yum List gets an inside tour of the viney… The post St. Pauls Wines, ...

The Art of Grain[s] @ Five Sen5es, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Reviewing restaurants, bars, and bistro’s enables some rather unique experiences. I have enjoyed countless wine-paired meals, even whiskey and beer-paired meals, but nothing quite prepared me for this exper… The post The Art of Grain[s] @ Five Sen5es, The Westin Kuala Lumpur appeared first on ...

Locanda Sandi, Great Hotel in Valdobbiadene, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Situated in Italy’s prime Prosecco producing region of Valdobbiadene, Locanda Sandi is more than a beautiful small hotel, it’s a story, a way of life reminding us of simpler times of the past, and the perfect location to soak up the region’s w… The post Locanda Sandi, Great Hotel in ...

Sushi Azabu, Omakase Menu, ISETAN The Japan Store

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall Sushi Azabu’s invitation to experience their Omakase menu came only weeks after I’d returned from the sushi capital of the world. The fond memories I’d created by sampling the incredible fish at Tsukiji m… The post Sushi Azabu, Omakase Menu, ISETAN The Japan Store appeared first ...

Locanda Sandi Restaurant, Best Restaurant in Valdobbiadene

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall One of the absolute delights of travel around Italy is the celebration of local cuisine and wine. If you truly eat local, you’re guaranteed a different experience in every region. Valdobbiadene is no different and it’s here at Locanda Sandi Re… The post Locanda Sandi Restaurant, Best Restaurant in Valdobbiadene ...

Nadodi – Engaging Nomadic Cuisine and PengWine Dinner

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall Nadodi had been on my wish list of dining venues ever since I’d read The Yum List’s first review of the place a few months ago. Molecular dining and engaging nomadic cuisine are descriptions that intrigue me s… The post Nadodi – Engaging Nomadic Cuisine and ...

Aliyaa, Sri Lankan Cuisine and Chilean Wine

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall If you’ve never visited Sri Lanka, you may not know that in addition to its stunning beaches, green hilly tea plantations and wildlife reserves, it enjoys a cuisine of tantalising flavours whose specialitie… The post Aliyaa, Sri Lankan Cuisine and Chilean Wine appeared first on The ...

Nobu Kuala Lumpur: New Osusume Menu & Special August Desserts

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Dining at Nobu Kuala Lumpur is always a theatrical experience. Be it that stunning KL skyline, the meticulously-crafted presentation, professional and friendly staff (shout out to Leila, who is just fantastic as … The post Nobu Kuala Lumpur: New Osusume Menu & Special August Desserts ...

Lim Heng Kit, Chef/ Owner, Li restaurant Contemporary Malaysian Cuisine

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? My name is Lim Heng Kit and I am a chef/restauranteur of Li restaurant. It started out as a second option after dreams of playing professional football. Both cooking and football have similar philosophies whereby … The post Lim Heng ...

Villa Sandi and The Great Italian Prosecco, Valdobbiadene

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Nothing speaks Italian joy-of-life more than a chilled effervescent glass of Prosecco and it’s at Villa Sandi, in the Trevisian hills of Italy, that we discover the passion for a drop long rooted in tradition and fast growing in popularity. Vill … The post Villa Sandi and The Great Italian ...

PengWine, Premium Wines, Maipo Valley, Chile

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall Monica and I recently attended two wonderful dinners for which sommelier, Dinesh Kumar, had teamed up with Chilean wine producer, PengWine, to provide enjoyable pairings for Sri Lankan and southern Indian fl… The post PengWine, Premium Wines, Maipo Valley, Chile appeared first on The Yum List. ...

Stars Italian Gourmet Burgers, Bolzano, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Turning two years old in November, Stars Italian Gourmet Burgers is in one of the hottest locations to fill your tummy and satisfy your taste buds in Bolzano. Put together a charming city centre address, local ingredients, the friendliest team eve… The post Stars Italian Gourmet Burgers, Bolzano, Italy appeared ...

Johannesstube, Hotel Engel, Michelin-starred Restaurant, Bolzano

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall We first fell in love with the cuisine of chef Theodor Falser of Michelin-starred Johannesstube in the north of Italy when he was the star chef in the celebration of Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s tenth anniversary. Opening the hotel a decade earli… The post Johannesstube, Hotel Engel, Michelin-starred Restaurant, Bolzano ...

Sartori di Verona, Elegant Italian Wines, Valpolicella, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Four generations of the Sartori di Verona family have built a story rich in character, beautiful in setting and steeped in tradition. Great grandfather Pietro first nourished the idea of growing his own wine from the desire to serve the devoted cli… The post Sartori di Verona, Elegant Italian Wines, ...

Casa Format Hotel – Stylish & Affordable Rooms in Turin with Breakfast

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall I declare adoration for Casa Format Hotel, a stylish property on the outskirts of Orbassano (near Turin), Italy, before I even arrive. Not only is it jointly run by a highly regarded Michelin-starred chef but the welcome message on the website roug… The post Casa Format Hotel – Stylish & ...

SPASSO Restaurant & Bar, MyTOWN Shopping Mall, Cheras

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall SPASSO Restaurant & Bar in MyTOWN Shopping Mall has seen a reinvention of the original Italian concept. Chef Iker Fernandez from San Sebastian, Spain has recently joined the team, and is adding a Spanish twist to the traditional Italian offer… The post SPASSO Restaurant & Bar, MyTOWN Shopping Mall, Cheras ...
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