#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 ...

RM1 Nasi Lemak Ikan Masin Drive Thru @ Kepong

RM1 Nasi Lemak Ikan Masin Drive Thru @ Kepong
By vkeong Earlier this month, we dropped by Shell next to Masjid Amaniah Kepong for petrol and some refreshments. We noticed this food truck manned by a lady called Nasi Lemak Ikan Masin Drive Thru. It is parked outside the station and sells nasi lemak bungkus at RM1 each. Since it was so cheap, we ...

Duckking, Lot 10 Hutong, Roast Duck, Bukit Bintang

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall There’s nothing like a buzzing food court in Asia to get the tummy rumbling and the vibe at Lot 10 Hutong really sets the scene for a delicious food adventure to begin. Steam rises from pots, hawkers loudly declare the tastiness of their food an… The post Duckking, Lot 10 ...

Birch Cafe @ DC Mall KL – Lovely Interior. Fancy Good Food. Unfriendly Prices.

Birch Cafe @ DC Mall KL - Lovely Interior. Fancy Good Food. Unfriendly Prices.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Mind you, it’s Birch with an “r” and not a “t”. This is the much talked about cafe that has been trending on social media of late, and possibly the only restaurant that was bustling within the desserted DC Mall while I was there. It was a sunny public holiday afternoon ...

Matthew McLauchlan, Wholesale General Manager, Common Man Coffee Roasters

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I’m the Wholesale General Manager for CMCR and part of the awesome squad that runs Common Man Coffee Roaster’s wholesale business, working with a team of experts responsible for sourcing, roasting and packi… The post Matthew McLauchlan, Wholesale General Manager, ...

Romantic Dinner, Maldives’ Highest Peak, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives takes a romantic dinner for two up a notch with their Dining by Design destination dinners. Limited only by your imagination, the resort team will set up a white clothed candlelit table just abou… The post Romantic Dinner, Maldives’ Highest Peak, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort ...

Dr Ali’s, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Celebrating cuisine from the spice route, Dr. Ali’s showcases food from the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea and a significant number of Arabian recipes. Shangri La’s specialty restaurant boasts a stunning seaside location. The interior i… The post Dr Ali’s, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives appeared first on ...

ShopBack Malaysia Upsized Cashback Campaign

ShopBack Malaysia Upsized Cashback Campaign
By vkeong It’s no secret among my family and friends that I am a staunch supporter of ShopBack Malaysia. For me, it is the best online loyalty platform. So I have no problem promoting it even on my personal Facebook. Like my friend says in the screenshot above, it’s free money. After being a user ...

Astor Bar, Cocktails at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall Gold domed tiled ceilings sparkle warmly in the soft light. Gold leaf splashbacks glimmer against a smokey dark marble bar. Hints of the precious metal gleam from recessed gold leaf ceilings in between the cr… The post Astor Bar, Cocktails at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur ...

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, Luxury Spa in the Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Chi, or Qi, in Chinese philosophy, is the life force that determines well-being. To be in optimal health, Chi is supposed to flow without constraint around the body. Motion, therefore, is of upmost importance in reducing blockages and maintainin… The post CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, Luxury Spa in the ...

InterContinental Abu Dhabi, A Grand Dame on the Marina, UAE

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Long flights, the 14-hour plus kind, are not for me! I vowed a number of years back to never put myself through that torture again. So to break up my summer travel between Asia and Europe I stop in the UAE. Last year it was Dubai, this year it’s Abu ...

Lan’s Minced Pork Shop (岚肉燥专卖店) @ Taichung Second Market

Lan’s Minced Pork Shop (岚肉燥专卖店) @ Taichung Second Market
By vkeong Like most Asian major towns and cities, the market is an ideal place to start looking for good food, and Taichung is no exception either. Located 15 minutes away on foot from the Taichung Station, Taichung Second Market (第二市场) is a popular eating spot for locals and tourists alike. For a market that ...

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 ...

Elixir Health Pot 无老锅 @ Taipei (Wulao Zhongshan)

Elixir Health Pot 无老锅 @ Taipei (Wulao Zhongshan)
By vkeong Looking back, our previous vacation to Taiwan 8 years ago was a touristy one. We went to as many night markets as time allowed and and ate almost exclusively at the food stands. The only proper sit down meal we had was probably at Din Tai Fung – which we had to queue ...

A Spoonful Of Sugar.

A Spoonful Of Sugar.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) I recently read an article that was trending online on the theory behind Nice Girls Don’t Ask, and it got me thinking. It’s really an article about corporate leadership, but I’m going to talk about it in a slightly different context. For a very long time, and from the bottom of ...

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 ...

2017 Taiwan Braised Pork Rice Festival (台湾滷肉饭节)

2017 Taiwan Braised Pork Rice Festival (台湾滷肉饭节)
By vkeong When it comes to Taiwanese food, braised pork rice or minced pork rice (滷肉飯 – Lu Rou Fan) is without a doubt one of the nation’s favorites. It can be found everywhere from a street vendor, restaurant to a five-star hotel. Because of that, it is also called the “National Rice” of Taiwan. ...

KY eats – Punjabi Cuisine at Big Singh Chapati, SS15 Subang Jaya

KY eats – Punjabi Cuisine at Big Singh Chapati, SS15 Subang Jaya
By KY While Indian makes up for one of the big three ethnic groups in Malaysia, when it comes to Indian food, the Northern variety is definitely one of the least represented. There’s a 24/7 mamak restaurant in every commercial areas, but a true Nothern style cuisine, or in case of Big Singh Chapati, a ...

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 ...

Petaling Street Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee @ Medan Selera Berlian, Jinjang

Petaling Street Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee @ Medan Selera Berlian, Jinjang
By vkeong The food court in Jinjang Utara has been demolished to make way for MRT construction. Because of that, most of the hawkers have shifted their stalls to Medan Selera Berlian in Jinjang Selatan. This includes the Petaling Street Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee I blogged about almost 2 years ago. Nothing much has changed ...

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 ...

Kaya Kok (Kaya Puff) @ Sin Eng Heong, Ipoh

Kaya Kok (Kaya Puff) @ Sin Eng Heong, Ipoh
By vkeong Started in 1961, Sin Eng Heong is one of the oldest biscuit shop in Ipoh. Many would consider a visit to Ipoh incomplete without dropping by Sin Eng Heong to get a box of their legendary Kaya Puff. This staple snack is also more fondly known as Kaya Kok by the locals. A ...

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, ...
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