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!
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) theyumlist.net Food Blog by: THe Yum List Share this:FacebookGoogleTwitterPinterestStumbleUponTumblrRedditDiggLinkedInPocketEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related posts: The Yum List – Best Expat Blog 2013! Bali is My Life La Mexicana, New Antojitos, Terrace at Hock Choon, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Need Your Help! FINished with FINS Recipe for Chicken Szechuan Style Courtesy of ...

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, ...

Malkey Car Rental, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Malkey Car Rental, Colombo, Sri Lanka
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Jaguar XF *** Hi! We’re moving. Come find us on our new platform at theyumlist.net instead. Setting foot in a new country for the first time mostly fills me with excitement. A mild apprehension of the unknown however can sometimes hinder my full enjoyment. A sure way to allow the ...

Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili, Raa Atoll

Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili, Raa Atoll
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Loama Resort Maldives at MaamigiliCulture, heritage, the arts and a true taste of and respect for local Maldivian tradition is what we find at Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili. With a profusion of luxurious accommodations in the region, all offering stunning locations, superb service and top-notch facilities, it’s difficult to ...

British Super Brunch at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur

British Super Brunch at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) British Super Brunch at the Hilton Kuala LumpurWords by Louise Miller, Photos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Monica’s invitation to join her at the Hilton’s British themed Super Brunch was shortly followed with her enquiring, with what I interpreted as more than a soupcon of skepticism, as to whether we ...

Meyzu, Japanese Restaurant, Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili

Meyzu, Japanese Restaurant, Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Meyzu, Japanese Restaurant, Loama Resort Maldives at MaamigiliHubby talked about the appetiser of our first dining experience at Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili for the entirety of our stay. If there weren’t numerous other restaurants we wanted to try at the resort, he could have put a strong case forward ...

Domaine Laurent Merlot – Malaysia’s Most Expensive Wine

Domaine Laurent Merlot – Malaysia’s Most Expensive Wine
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Domaine Laurent Merlot – Malaysia’s Most Expensive Wine – Tongkat Ali Infused WineWords by Kirsten Durward, Photos by Monica Tindall (The Yum ListTonight I am having my initiation into the wonderful and mysterious world of Asian aphrodisiacs. Jia De Bao Group Malaysia has decided to venture forth with something a ...

Interview with Chef Domenico Piras, Favola Italian Restaurant

Interview with Chef Domenico Piras, Favola Italian Restaurant
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am an Italian Chef renowned for authentic Italian cuisine, and my risottos especially. My career started out of necessity, actually – my dear mother was not the greatest cook (I love you dearly, mama!), and I was ...

Wine Dating at Villa Danieli, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Wine Dating at Villa Danieli, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Wine Dating at Villa Danieli, Sheraton Imperial Kuala LumpurWords by Kirsten Durward, Photos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)We’re always on the look out for fun events offering mingling opportunities alongside great food and beverage pairings. And the monthly ‘Wine Dating’ at Villa Danieli certainly ticks all the boxes. Each ...

Old Town Johor Bahru, Top Five Things to Do, Malaysia

Old Town Johor Bahru, Top Five Things to Do, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Coconut Buns – One of the “Must Eats” when in JB. In a recent trip to Johor Bahru a local foodie friend took us on a gourmet tour of his favourite spots in the old town. Here’s a run down of his most loved places to find the best local ...

Maldivian Lunch, Iru Cafe, Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili

Maldivian Lunch, Iru Cafe, Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Iru Cafe, Loama Resort Maldives at MaamigiliFour days and three nights at Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili involved many meals, but the highlight of them all was a taste of local cuisine at Iru Café. The usually attentive wait staff too seemed to relish this meal as the crowning glory ...

A Journey Through Time, Shook!, Starhill Gallery

A Journey Through Time, Shook!, Starhill Gallery
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Shook!, Starhill GalleryWords by Kirsten Durward, Photos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)An evening at Feast Village is always a pleasure, no matter which outlet you are enjoying. Gliding down the escalator in the grand atrium of Starhill Gallery towards what must surely be one of the most elegant combination ...

Thundi Thai Fusion, Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili

Thundi Thai Fusion, Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Thundi Thai Fusion, Loama Resort Maldives at MaamigiliThe triangle roofed pavilion by the sea of Thundi Thai Fusion, on Loama Resort Maldives at Maamigili is an adept location for a romantic evening as a couple or tasteful night with family or friends. Open-walled with the sea breeze providing natural cooling, ...

Seaplane Transfer, Trans Maldivian Airways, Malé, Maldives

Seaplane Transfer, Trans Maldivian Airways, Malé, Maldives
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Some of the Seaplanes from the Trans Maldivian FleetOur flight from Singapore to Malé is pretty much uneventful: good weather, smooth ride, calm passengers. As we approach Maldivian waters however, the mood picks up a definite buzz. A chatter of excitement elevates the energy as heads are pushed in windows ...

Portofino – Ristorante Italiano, Bangsar, Lucky Garden

Portofino – Ristorante Italiano, Bangsar, Lucky Garden
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Portofino – Ristorante Italiano, Bangsar, Lucky GardenWords by Shaun HumphriesPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)With so many delicious Italian food options in Kuala Lumpur, it can be tough to stand out. However, it’s a challenge that motivates and excites Portofino’s owners Keli and Luca everyday. “Our goal is to ...

Interview with Michel Eschmann, Executive Sous Chef, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Interview with Michel Eschmann, Executive Sous Chef, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Michel Eschmann, Executive Sous Chef, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Interview with Michel Eschmann, Executive Sous Chef, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur What do you do and how did you get into the industry?I was in my mid-teens, growing up in Switzerland and as is the custom there at that age, I ...

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia SingaporeSay the name Ritz-Carlton and immediately I think of glitz and glam. Overlooking Marina Bay and its associated iconic landmarks, the location certainly promises to fall in line with the luxurious reputation of this brand. Recent renovations, flawless service and a rather fabulous ...

Park Hotel Alexandra, Singapore

Park Hotel Alexandra, Singapore
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Park Hotel Alexandra, SingaporeWhen I think of Singapore I often think of shopping, and our latest hotel stay on the island of purchasing paradise proved a central hub from which to engage in some serious retail therapy. Park Hotel Alexandra, houses a three-storey shopping mall in the very same building. ...

The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra, Singapore

The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra, Singapore
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra, SingaporeOverlooking the rooftop swimming pool and sunset bar of the Park Hotel Alexandra, the all-day-dining restaurant, The Carvery is a pleasant location for a meal in the Alexandra area. High ceilings, full length window-walls and tables that spill from air-conditioned spaces indoors to an al ...
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