Tiki Taka, Fusion Tapas, Medan Damansara

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby . Photos: Monica Tindall Recently Lonely Planet listed Damansara Heights as one of the ten emerging neighbourhoods to visit worldwide. I can see why. With restaurants in the area like Tiki Taka shaking up the neighbourhood’s culinary s… The post Tiki Taka, Fusion Tapas, Medan Damansara appeared first ...

Chocha Foodstore, Contemporary Malaysian, Chinatown

By Monica Tindall Words: Shaun Humphries Photos: Monica Tindall Living so far from our home in Canada, we don’t get many visitors to KL. But, for the few brave souls that do make the 25-hour trip (for example, our lovely parents), it’s always great to have an exciting rest… The post Chocha Foodstore, Contemporary Malaysian, ...

Michelin-starred Chef Terado-san, Sushi Azabu

By Monica Tindall How did you get into the industry? I used to help my uncle in his restaurant during summer from the time I was in primary school until high-school. Those moments triggered me to pursue being a chef to put a smile on customers’ faces while enjoying their meals. Share … The post ...

Roti Canai Kayu Arang @ Melaka

Roti Canai Kayu Arang @ Melaka
By vkeong Although I have been a frequent visitor to Melaka, Roti Canai Kayu Arang was completely new to me. In fact, I have never heard of it until last month. Roti Canai Kayu Arang Posted by My Makan TV on Sunday, September 10, 2017 If there’s anything you need to know before coming here, ...

Common Man Coffee Roasters, TTDI, Afternoon Tea

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Common Man Coffee Roasters in TTDI is a café that I often recommend to friends wanting a “damn good cup of coffee” and a good range of delicious food to match. Really, truly, the coffee here is superb and it takes very little persuasion to get me to … The ...

Kind Kones, Vegan Ice Cream, Mont Kiara

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Nothing helps beat this hot weather like super-cold ice cream. A few of us from The Yum List recently had the chance to sample some awesome ice cream concoctions from one of Mont Kiara’s newest outlets, Kind Kones. T… The post Kind Kones, Vegan Ice ...

金色三麥 Le Blé D’or @ Q Square Mall, Taipei

金色三麥 Le Blé D’or @ Q Square Mall, Taipei
By vkeong The truth is, there is only so much street food you can eat in Taiwan before you get bored. By the fourth day we were already hankering for something different and we wanted to enjoy a proper sit down meal. For that, we headed to Le Blé D’or in Q Square shopping mall. ...

Upperhouse Kitchen & Dessert Bar, Bangsar

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Vowing to deliver “plated desserts, all things chocolate and hot food items that are reasonably priced,” it’s immediately clear that Upperhouse Kitchen & Dessert Bar in Bangsar is set to satisfy our sweet cravings and not leave too muc… The post Upperhouse Kitchen & Dessert Bar, Bangsar appeared first on ...

KY eats – Cendol Pak Akob, Shah Alam

KY eats – Cendol Pak Akob, Shah Alam
By KY In Malaysia, when the weather is hot, the answer is always Cendol or Ais Kacang, and today, we’re going to talk about one of the better Cendols here in Shah Alam – Cendol Pak Akob Cendol Pak Akob, Seksyen 16 Shah Alam Located outside the mosque at Shah Alam Seksyen 16, Cendol Pak ...

Adwa Char Kuey Teow @ Kuala Pilah

Adwa Char Kuey Teow @ Kuala Pilah
By vkeong When SL told me we were going to Kuala Pilah for Malay style char koay teow, I must admit I was a skeptic. After all, shouldn’t one be heading to Penang for that? But once I tasted Adwa‘s char kuey teow, I was not only truly impressed, I can also say with confidence ...

Barat Mediterranean, Vegetarian Restaurant, Bangsar

By Monica Tindall Words: Robin Pascucci Photos: Monica Tindall Magic happens when restaurant owners empower their chefs to take creative risks in the kitchen. And in the case of Barat, the magic that winds up on your plate also comes from a source that is healthy and socially … The post Barat Mediterranean, Vegetarian Restaurant, ...

Feng Jia Shiann Chao Seafood Restaurant @ Taichung

Feng Jia Shiann Chao Seafood Restaurant @ Taichung
By vkeong One of the things we set out to do during our trip to Taiwan was to eat at a ‘hot fry’ restaurant. ‘Hot fry’ is the literal translation of 热炒, which is similar to our ‘dai chao’ where the dishes are cooked upon order. The reason we picked to eat at Feng Jia ...

Mandarin Grill, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall The words elegance and luxury pretty much summarise my first impression of the Mandarin Grill. Muted shades of plush upholstery and fittings are offset by huge crystal chandeliers that seem to cascade like waterf… The post Mandarin Grill, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur appeared first on The ...

Mango Float Royale Melaka @ Melaka

Mango Float Royale Melaka @ Melaka
By vkeong Coconut shake has always been the drink to look for when in Melaka. Now, you have an alternative – mango float which can be found at Sungai Putat in Batu Berendam. The stall that started selling the drink a year ago is called Mango Float Royale Melaka and should be added to your ...

The Daily Grind Ampang, Brunch & Dessert

By Monica Tindall Words: Shaun Humphries Photos: Monica Tindall I’ve always felt that Sunday afternoons were made for relaxing, napping, and of course, eating – which just happen to be three things I excel at. On a recent visit to The Daily Grind in Ampang, I was happily … The post The Daily Grind Ampang, ...

The Porki Society @ Sea Park, PJ

The Porki Society @ Sea Park, PJ
By vkeong The Porki Society is a Thai restaurant in Sea Park just minutes’ drive away from SS2. They made waves with their boat noodles a couple of years ago when those were still considered the must try food in Klang Valley. Now, The Porki Society is perhaps better well known for their affordable and ...

Antoine Rodriguez, Executive Chef Le Meridien KL

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I have proudly been the Executive Chef at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur for the past 13 years. It’s been a great journey so far as we are always striving to reach new levels of culinary distinctions as one of the ...

Fu Ding Wang Braised Pork Knuckle Rice 富鼎旺 @ Taichung

Fu Ding Wang Braised Pork Knuckle Rice 富鼎旺 @ Taichung
By vkeong When it comes to pork knuckle in Taichung, Fu Ding Wang (富鼎旺) is without a doubt the restaurant to look out for. They have 2 branches currently, the first can be found next to Zhonghua Night Market, while the second one is at Dongxing Road. Besides being a local’s favorite, many people from ...

NeuVida Omega-9 Cooking Oil, a World Class Healthy Cooking Oil

NeuVida Omega-9 Cooking Oil, a World Class Healthy Cooking Oil
By vkeong Malaysians are becoming increasingly health-conscious these days. We automatically ask for ‘kurang manis’ when ordering our favorite teh tarik and restaurants that promote healthy eating are getting more popular than ever. But for those who seldom eat out and prefer to cook at home regularly, do you know that the type of cooking ...

Chiak Song 吃爽 @ Batu Berendam, Melaka

Chiak Song 吃爽 @ Batu Berendam, Melaka
By vkeong Chiak Song (吃爽) is a seafood restaurant in Batu Berendam that serves primarily shellfish dishes, kind of like what you would get at longkang siham. But they don’t just boil the seafood, they actually cook then with some of their homemade sauces. So the variety you get is better, albeit not by a ...

Nara Kitchen & Co, Cafe in Uptown Damansara

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall As we step over the threshold of Nara Kitchen & Co, we are immediately struck by a happy vibe! The place is buzzing with the throng of convivial chatter. Pretty pastel crepe fringes and circular fans adorn the … The post Nara Kitchen & Co, Cafe ...

The Entertainer App Featuring Southern Rock Seafood @ Bangsar KL

The Entertainer App Featuring Southern Rock Seafood @ Bangsar KL
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) It was an evening of seafood galore, filled with a plethora of the crustacean kind, and flooded with loads of laughter in between. Needless to say, I have not had that much seafood in awhile. Located along a slightly less commercialized stretch of shop lots in Bangsar, Southern Rock Seafood have ...

#BAE (Build and Eat) & Maerry:Me @ Bangsar

#BAE (Build and Eat) & Maerry:Me @ Bangsar
By vkeong Not sure if you noticed but there’s a new restaurant called #BAE (Build and Eat) just across Telawi Square. It’s hard to miss it because of its peculiar signboard and eye-catching colors. For a contemporary restaurant, and moreover, in Bangsar, you would expect the prices to be up there. As it turned out, ...

The Establishment @ Pavilion

The Establishment @ Pavilion
By vkeong When I look for a place to eat in shopping malls, my preference lies with smaller or independent establishments that do not have branches elsewhere. In Pavilion, The Establishment is one of the newer and more original F&B tenants that got our attention. Their simple yet eclectic menu offers both Asian and Western ...

La Mexicana and Kobe, New Location, Ampang

By Monica Tindall Words: Hannah Staley Photos: Monica Tindall Dance Moves: Caning Care for some Sake with your Tacos or Margaritas with your Sushi? If like me you answer with not only a ‘yes’ but a ‘hell yes’ then the newly revamped and rehoused partnership of … The post La Mexicana and Kobe, New Location, ...

Curry Laksa @ Restoran Asia Laksa Senawang, Seremban

Curry Laksa @ Restoran Asia Laksa Senawang, Seremban
By vkeong Seremban might not be as profic as Penang, Melaka or Ipoh when it comes to food, but the town still has plenty to offer. For the locals, only one kind of laksa exists and that term usually refers to curry laksa or curry mee depending on where you are from. There are a ...

The Rum Bar KL, Premium Rum and Beautiful Food, Bukit Bintang

By Monica Tindall Words: Shaun Humphries Photos: Monica Tindall I don’t know much about rum. I know it can be spiced and I know some of the best comes from Central and South America – but beyond that I’m pretty much a rum rookie. That all came to an abrupt end on a recent bal… ...

KY eats – Ah Sou Bak Kut Teh, Jalan Batu Tiga Lama, Klang

KY eats – Ah Sou Bak Kut Teh, Jalan Batu Tiga Lama, Klang
By KY Looking to expand my bak kut teh experience just a bit more, I took little Chaly on a bit of an excursion and came upon this familiar little corner extension by the name of Ah Soh Bak Kut Teh by Jalan Batu Tiga Lama the other day. Long Version in Chinese – 东南京瓦煲肉骨茶与芋头饭 ...

Teppan Toast @ Full Want (扶旺号), Taipei

Teppan Toast @ Full Want (扶旺号), Taipei
By vkeong Teppan Toast is new to us Malaysians and I would highly recommend that you try it when visiting Taiwan. It is one of our favorite things to eat and you can get it easily at 扶旺号 (Full Want), a Taipei-based chain restaurant which had a humble beginning as a food stall in Ningxia ...

The Ganga Café, Indian Vegetarian, Bangsar

By Monica Tindall Words: Robin Pascucci Photos: Monica Tindall I’ve found my new go-to Indian restaurant. Tucked into the row of restaurants on the cozy back street of Lorong Kurau is the delightful vegetarian gem, The Ganga Café. Though this restaurant was a new find fo… The post The Ganga Café, Indian Vegetarian, Bangsar appeared ...
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