S.Wine Café, Publika Solaris Dutamas: Pork-Lover’s Heaven

S.Wine Café, Publika Solaris Dutamas: Pork-Lover’s Heaven
By A Lil’ Fat Monkey So, the reigning king of KL’s restaurant scene has finally opened up his first non-halal venture. And we say it’s about damn time, cos’ frankly there is only so much duck we can chew on at his other establishments before we move on to the next BIG thing. They were ...

The case of the disappearing giant macaron

The case of the disappearing giant macaron
By Lyrical Lemongrass I was already in bed when Bald Eagle came home from work. As he reached over to kiss me, I could detect a faint smell of coffee on his breath. To be specific, it smelled like caramel latte. To be even more precise, it smelled like the caramel latte macaron I had ...

Vietnamese Food @ Restaurant Kah Hing, Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut

Vietnamese Food @ Restaurant Kah Hing, Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut
By noreply@blogger.com (boo_licious) It sounded a little too good to be true. A place that served cheap and cheerful Vietnamese food in Kuala Lumpur? My friend S had searched online and discovered this place tucked within the confines of Segambut. I’m always game for any food brought in by the immigrants that have landed on ...

Putien @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya

Putien @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya
By noreply@blogger.com (boo_licious) Getting back into the groove of work means sacrificing the blog, just a little bit…sorry! Must admit I’ve fallen into a food rut. You know the kind where you prefer to eat the old and familiar versus the new and happening? It’s not as though I’ve not tried to hit those happening ...

The Fat Duck Builds Anticipation with Like A Kid In A Sweet Shop Video

By A Lil’ Fat Monkey Foodies worldwide and haute cuisine-stalkers would have read this piece of news earlier this week. But just in case you haven’t, let me bring you up to speed. Top British chef Heston Blumenthal has recently added another layer to the dining experience at his Michelin-starred restaurant by creating a virtual ...

Last Chance to eat at Kampachi’s Buffet @ Equatorial Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Last Chance to eat at Kampachi's Buffet @ Equatorial Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
By noreply@blogger.com (boo_licious) I’m sure you have heard already that Equatorial Kuala Lumpur will be soon closing their doors. The target date is 31 March, when they start tearing the old hotel to make way for the new. While rumours are adrift on whether the hotel returns or not, one thing is sure we will ...

Penang One @ Bandar Puteri Puchong, Puchong

Penang One @ Bandar Puteri Puchong, Puchong
By noreply@blogger.com (boo_licious) Call me a food stalker.. That is how I felt with numerous visits I did to this place, where I sneakily took pictures of all their great food. There is always a lot of excitement when I discover something new. With this place, I was thrilled to discover it served a rare ...

Menya Musashi: Famous Tokyo Ramen Chain in KL for Limited Time…Go Grab A Bowl Now!

Menya Musashi: Famous Tokyo Ramen Chain in KL for Limited Time…Go Grab A Bowl Now!
By A Lil’ Fat Monkey If you ask any locals in Tokyo to name the place they head to for their favourite bowl of ramen in the bustling metropolis, chances are the name Menya Musashi would crop up as one of the top suggestions. And that would definitely explain the famous long queues in front ...

Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day treats by A Slice of Heaven

Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day treats by A Slice of Heaven
By Lyrical Lemongrass Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. It’s been a mixed end-2011/beginning-2012 for me. Memorable events include a car accident that happened in December which tarnished my no-accident-in-25-years-of-driving record. The accident made me realise that shit happens no matter how well you think you’ve orchestrated your life. I rarely nag my husband ...

Batu 8 Kapar Sea-foods (yes, with an “s”), Kapar

By Lyrical Lemongrass Six of us squeezed into Bald Eagle’s Audi last weekend and headed off towards Kapar, armed with just a GPS and a lot of faith, on a quest for some “pretty awesome seafood”. Only Jun had been there before in his much younger days while riding in the backseat of his mummy’s ...

Raya cakes by Just Heavenly and A Slice of Heaven

Raya cakes by Just Heavenly and A Slice of Heaven
By Lyrical Lemongrass The Fabulous Bakers have done it again. Time to sample their wonderful and gorgeous creations this Raya. Who can say no to cakes by JUST HEAVENLY! Angels in heaven shiver in delight at the very thought of that divine cake sliding through the palate as they play their harps. Malaysians are a ...

Oh My Goodness! Giant burger at The Daily Grind, Bangsar

Oh My Goodness!  Giant burger at The Daily Grind, Bangsar
By Lyrical Lemongrass “I’m not telling you, ‘Never eat a hamburger.’ Just eat the good ones with real beef, you know, like the ones from that mom-and-pop diner down the street, … And it’s so good that when you take a bite out of that burger, you just know somewhere in the world a vegan ...

La Bodega, Bangsar

La Bodega, Bangsar
By Lyrical Lemongrass I’ve always believed that my work life should be kept separate from my personal life, and because of that I’ve rarely spoken about my work on the blog. My friends lead glamorous lives, but mine is office-bound, approximately 12 to 14 hours a day, including some weekends. As a result of more ...

Casbah, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

Casbah, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
By Lyrical Lemongrass Yoghurt sorbet and stewed apricots I love storytelling. I remember being 7 years old, standing up in front of a fidgety audience of 7 to 9 year olds in school and giving them my best reading of Red Riding Hood. I was clueless as to why I was doing it; all that ...

Fatboybakes’ Salty Caramel Chocolate Cake

Fatboybakes’ Salty Caramel Chocolate Cake
By Lyrical Lemongrass How sweet it is to be loved by you How sweet it is to be loved by you I needed to be pampered with chocolate cake and there you were I needed you to understand my butt and pounds and there you were A big cake, bold and bitter Sweet and salty, ...

CHINA TREASURES Sime Darby Convention Centre

CHINA TREASURES Sime Darby Convention Centre
By bigboysoven The newly reopening with great style recently was the China Treasures, the well-loved Halal fine dining Chinese restaurant in Sime Darby Convention Centre at Bukit Kiara. The restaurant was refurbished tastefully with subtle, contemporary decor influenced by oriental elegance and can now accommodate up to 150 persons. I felt so at home having ...

PIZZA HUT Crunchy Cheesy Bites

PIZZA HUT Crunchy Cheesy Bites
By bigboysoven Last week I was invited for a food indulge at Pizza Hut to try out thier newly launch Crunchy Cheesy Bites Pizza. Unlike normal pizzas that have a smooth round crust, the new Crunchy Cheesy Bites pizza is cut around the edges, creating bite-size pieces all around its crust that gives pizza lovers ...

GRAND IMPERIAL RESTAURANT Subang Jaya

GRAND IMPERIAL RESTAURANT Subang Jaya
By bigboysoven Recently I was invited to tag along with a group of media for a food tasting and this time we were at the newly opened Grand Imperial Restaurant located at USJ, Subang Jaya. This restaurant looked spacious and very impressive to me, just made me wanting to dine immediately. While wondering around the ...

SKYY INFUSIONS Not An Illusion, Real Infusion

SKYY INFUSIONS Not An Illusion, Real Infusion
By bigboysoven At a recent SKYY VODKA event, the opening act of transforming the actual fruits of citrus, raspberry and passion fruit into their respective tranquil and distinctive cobalt blue bottles only served as the curtain raiser for the real magic encounter with the newly introduced SKYY InfusionsTM. During the gathering, the invited guests like ...

A HONG KONG ENCOUNTER at TAI ZI HEEN with CARVEN ONG & Prince Hotel and Residence Kuala Lumpur

A HONG KONG ENCOUNTER at TAI ZI HEEN with CARVEN ONG & Prince Hotel and Residence Kuala Lumpur
By bigboysoven Putting FASHION & FOOD together is an awesome thing to do and Prince Hotel & Residence and Carven Ong just had it done purely that way, just full of play and pleasure. I just love the concept and I was speechless, so adoreable and yet a glamour experience. Before being pampered with dinner, ...

THE UMA Strand Kota Damansara

THE UMA Strand Kota Damansara
By bigboysoven THE UMA is definitely the place to be if you are seeking for a truly Balinese food experience, “Authentic Balinese Cuisine, Relaxing Hideout”. The food served here is simple yet special and so easy to associate with, simplicity is the best word to describe the whole experience I had during my visit at ...

XENRI D’GARDEN TERRACE MIGF

XENRI D’GARDEN TERRACE MIGF
By bigboysoven Xenri D’Garden Terrace located at the podium block of Menara Hap Seng along P. Ramlee Road, Kuala Lumpur played as our host for the day. This time a few of us got to taste with pure pleasure on their MIGF Festival Signature Menu. This time Xenri D’Garden Terrace offered us a truly memorable ...

SAGANO Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel MIGF

SAGANO Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel MIGF
By bigboysoven SAGANO was my first Japanese restaurant to visit on my MIGF list, a very simple elegant with a home feel flush decorated restaurant, very comfortable indeed. This restaurant is located at the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel and with Chef Yastoshi Ito’s Japanese authentic, innovative and meticulously prepared culinary creations to indulge the diners. ...

AL-AMAR Pavilion Kuala Lumpur MIGF

AL-AMAR Pavilion Kuala Lumpur MIGF
By bigboysoven Al-Amar in Arabic means “the moon” is one of the restaurant listed on the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival that I had managed to fork my tastebud into their finest Lebanese cuisine, located at the Pavilion, Level 6, right exactly in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The lovely ruby red deco caught my attention ...

DYNASTY Renaissance Kuala Lumpur MIGF

DYNASTY Renaissance Kuala Lumpur MIGF
By bigboysoven I had been waiting for this festival and it had just arrived on my doorstep this month, October 2009. Only just less than a week I had belted myself with such incredible knowledge on fine dining which is currently being offered in the heart of my cosmopolitan city of Kuala Lumpur. In this ...

Teas and Your Health

There are many teas that have been drunk throughout the ages. They are basically infusions of plants, usually the leaves and sometimes the flowers, by boiling them with water. Teas can be drunk hot or cold and are used for a variety of ailments. Teas of different sorts are drunk worldwide. The official tea that ...

Wine And Its Effects To Your Health

Drinking wine or alcohol has been known to be the causes of cancer of the liver and negative social aspects but studies have indicated that it has beneficial effects to one’s health as well. Research indicates that drinking a moderate amount of wine helps reduce your bad cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, increases good cholesterol, lowers ...

The Best Way To Cook Chicken

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are probably the most popular cut of meat sold in America today. They are quick, easy, low fat, and universally popular. But when not cooked properly, they can be dry, tough, and stringy. What are the best ways of cooking them so you end up with moist, tender, flavorful meat? Two ...

Wine Tasting Just Like A Pro

There has been a growing interest nowadays with wine tasting and as what you may fail to realize there is more to wine tasting than just actually sipping it. If stored appropriately and aged accordingly, wine can be a very invigorating drink full of flavor. As you may observe from professional wine tasters, wine tasting ...

How To Choose Fresh Fruits And Vegetables For Your Cooking

There is nothing tastier than fresh produce. Learning to cook with fresh ingredients will help ensure that you will enjoy healthy and tasty meals. Whether you are buying produce from a grocery store or from a local farmers market, here are some tips on what to look for when buying fresh fruits and vegetables. Purchase ...
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