Awesome chappati fix@Sentul Chappati House

By foodventura Who would have known this tiny little shop serves awesome northern indian food, especially chappati! Don’t be fooled by its overly normal looking decor…. The chappati’s freshly made, grilled on a flat hot pan with butter and ghee. The outcome…crunchy, crispy yet fluffy on the inside chappati. Unexplainably yums!!! Some side dishes to ...

Chinese New Year Menu 2014, Chicago Rib House, 1 Utama

Chinese New Year Menu 2014, Chicago Rib House, 1 Utama
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) A surprise move from an authentic American Rib House. I was invited to sample their Porkalicious-Joy-Luck set, in conjunction with the upcoming Lunar New Year. I hungrily sneaked-peeked at the menu prior and drooled with excitement when I saw that pork ribs (obviously) and salmon yee sang is part of the ...

Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan

Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei Tien Hsiang Lo, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan Traditional Hangzhou-style Cuisine Cheerful orchestra tunes compose an upbeat, almost regal atmosphere as we enter the polished Tien Hsiang Lo restaurant at The Landis Taipei. Large jade green ceramic pots hold tall plants marking the entryway. Carved ...

Bacalao, A Jewel of a Cod and Where to Find it in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Bacalao, A Jewel of a Cod and Where to Find it in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Giraldo Bacalao Bacalao, A Jewel of a Cod and Where to Find it in Kuala Lumpur Words by Caning JaramilloI always thought that bacalao just translated to “cod” in English. I recently learned however that not all cod is created equal, and when you’re looking for the best, bacalao it ...

Interview with Chef Ell, Pietro Ristorante Italiano, Damansara Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview with Chef Ell, Pietro Ristorante Italiano, Damansara Endah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Chef El – Pietro Ristorante Italiano Chef El gives The Yum List some insight into his life as a chef and what life is really like behind the scenes. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I am currently the head chef at Pietro, Ristorante ...

Epiphany Coffee and Tobacco, Oasis Ara Damansara PJ

Epiphany Coffee and Tobacco, Oasis Ara Damansara PJ
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) Feeling stuffed after our brunch at Mr & Ms Café, but not entirely satisfied just yet, we drove around the Oasis, in search of a coffee place. It was nice, zig-zagging in an air-conditioned car, while keeping note of the restaurants that interest me along the way. Somehow or rather, the ...

YTL Spa Villages – Living a Life of Luxury, Malaysia

YTL Spa Villages – Living a Life of Luxury, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) YTL Spa Villages – Living a Life of Luxury Unashamedly, I have now visited all of YTL’s Spa Villages in Malaysia. It would be a tough call to pick a favourite as I’ve had incredible, but distinctive experiences in each one. Rather I recommend each for their own unique features. ...

Woo Bar, W Taipei, Taiwan

Woo Bar, W Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Woo Bar WOO Bar, W Taipei, Taiwan“the scene to be seen” Woo Bar at the W Taipei is one of the most happening bars in the city. Chic lounge during the day and hip club at night, it’s “the scene to be seen.” Funky cherry-red lounges cover the floor while ...

KY eats – Pork Skin Curry Nasi Lemak, Imbi Market

KY eats – Pork Skin Curry Nasi Lemak, Imbi Market
By KY Inflation is as unavoidable as death and taxes, and as most things, there are always silver linings to be found. For example, while at Imbi Market this morning weighing my breakfast options, I found a fresh new sign on the nasi lemak stall that I never noticed – a new price list for ...

Pisang bakar@jakarta

Pisang bakar@jakarta
By foodventura This is one dish I kinda digg a lot whenever I visit jakarta. Grilled banana drizzled with sweet honey. Chargrilled to perfection and its a great accompaniment with thick java coffee. One of the better joints are from remboelan at pondok indah mall or senayan plazaFiled under: KL Food Blog by: Food Venturas ...

Mr & Ms Cafe, Oasis Ara Damansara PJ

Mr & Ms Cafe, Oasis Ara Damansara PJ
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) Before I start this review, let me just share with you – my eventful NYE celebration. We breezed through KL traffic and got to Pavilion on record breaking time. Had dinner in a VIP room at Carlos Mexican Canteena, amidst the camaraderie of bustling party-goers, though dinner wasn’t exactly gratifying. Hopped ...

Hong Kong! Eat, Stay, Spa. Best Hotels, Best Restaurants, Best Spas.

Hong Kong! Eat, Stay, Spa. Best Hotels, Best Restaurants, Best Spas.
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Hong Kong is an exciting city. You’d need years to explore all it has to offer. We did our best though on a recent visit to see (or should I say eat and drink) as much as we could. The places we explored are definitely at the luxury end of ...

Quick biz lunch@Genji Restaurant, PJ Hilton

Quick biz lunch@Genji Restaurant, PJ Hilton
By foodventura As the new year begins, the company gathers everyone to deliver 2014 key messages and strategies. After an intensive half day meeting, we had our lunch at Genji, the Japanese restaurant in the hotel. Genji only serves ala carte and bento sets on weekdays. Buffet is available only on weekends. The place was ...

Paris 1930, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan

Paris 1930, The Landis Taipei, Taiwan
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Paris 1930 Paris 1930, The Landis Taipei – Fine Dining French Restaurant A leader in fine dining in Taipei, Paris 1930 is often the host of Michelin starred chefs and cultural culinary exchanges. This authentic French restaurant at The Landis Taipei has been the pioneer in elegant western dining for ...

Tai Lei Loi Kei @ Taman Segar, Cheras

Tai Lei Loi Kei @ Taman Segar, Cheras
By admin My first post for 2014, and I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! It’s been a super busy December, but I’m glad I got some time off last week to bring Kayden to school. Yup, he’s started Montessori last week and it was a bit drama sending him there. Anyways, ...

Chinese New Year Reunion, Lai Po Heen Restuarant, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chinese New Year Reunion, Lai Po Heen Restuarant, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (Polly) Delicious Yee Sang Chinese New Year Set Dinner at Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Words and photos by Polly SzantorAs the Year of the Horse gallops madly towards us, it’s time to start thinking about where to celebrate Chinese New Year. One of the truly classic options in Kuala Lumpur is Lai ...

Tummy calming before the storm@SS2 mamak square

Tummy calming before the storm@SS2 mamak square
By foodventura With the new ritual of Sunday evening badminton sessions, foodieventure around the badminton court areas becomes a ritual too after the game. Feeling a little ‘nasi lemak’ deprived, we headed to the nearby hotspot…SS2′s mamak square to have a dose of the famous nasi lemak ayam goreng. Quite a hearty meal but my ...

Taang Shifu, Paradigm Mall

Taang Shifu, Paradigm Mall
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) My reservation towards typical Chinese restaurants like these are – I have to come in a large group because most dishes come in huge portions, prices would probably be exorbitant knowing that exquisite ingredients like abalone and scallops are served, and from the looks of it’s interior-decor, I would most likely ...

Mainland Cheeses from New Zealand now in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mainland Cheeses from New Zealand now in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Mainland Cheeses from New Zealand Mainland Cheeses Words by Jennifer FallisPhotos by The Yum List (Monica Tindall)Several friends gathered around a cozy room, music softly playing in the background, lights twinkling. It was the perfect setting for a cheese platter and friendly get-together.Besides wine and catching up on year-end plans, ...

Interview with Sherena Razaly, Owner of Enak KL, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Interview with Sherena Razaly, Owner of Enak KL, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Sherena Razaly – Enak KL The Yum List chats with Sherena Razaly about owning one of the only elegant dining Malay restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. What do you do, and how did you get into the industry?I am a restaurateur, with Enak KL, which I affectionately refer to as “KL’s ...

New Year pyjamas party@Princess G’s home

New Year pyjamas party@Princess G’s home
By foodventura It all started from Princess G’s hubby who bought a bottle of tequila for us so we could have a second crazy session. Those ‘memorable’ images of what happened during our recent tequila session at Vin’s were still clear in my mind and i warned them beforehand i do not want history to ...

Ipoh famous kaya kok@Sin Eng Heong, Ipoh

Ipoh famous kaya kok@Sin Eng Heong, Ipoh
By foodventura Douf was in Ipoh for her bestie’s wedding and it was really kind and thoughtful of her to bring back some of Ipoh’s awesomeness…its famous mini kaya koks! Monday mornings in office are always great especially if Douf was out of town the weekend before. There will always be some yummy free breakfast ...

Spa Village, Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Spa Village, Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Spa Village’s Private Pool Spa Village Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia My breath slows and I mentally relax just thinking about the Spa Village at the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur. It literally is a paradisal oasis in the urban metropolis. Natural surrounds, comprehensive treatments and extremely professional therapists make it one of the ...

Spa like lunch@Kinaree Thai, Jaya One PJ

By foodventura This was my first time having a meal at Kinaree after hearing several compliments from friends regarding this restaurant. I had a lovely catching-up-with-each-other lunch with some old friends before 2013 closes.The decor of this place makes you feel like you are entering a spa rather than a restaurant. Maybe a little too ...

KY eats – Hasan’s Rojak at Seapark

KY eats – Hasan’s Rojak at Seapark
By KY One of my favorite things to have for late afternoon “tea time” snack is a good plate of mamak rojak. (also known as passembur in the North, such as Penang) The typical set up is a truck that offers rojak and cendol, and they are usually parked at a predetermined area, sometimes with ...

Fiercer by Fierce Curry House, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fiercer by Fierce Curry House, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) Fiercer by Fierce Curry House Fiercer by Fierce Curry House, Publika Fiercer is the bigger, more sophisticated sister of Fierce Curry House. The original outlet in Bangsar is a little more casual, opening out onto the street, while big sis is chic in design and brings some new things to ...

Happy New Year everyone! @Foodventuras

Happy New Year everyone! @Foodventuras
By foodventura By grace of Father..i am led to Pyung Kang Cheil through Singapore..and He never once let me go..until The Lord’s Covenant Church is established and I am guided here. 17th December, marks a great and victorious day for The Word of God, Sr Pastor Rev. Abraham Park, PKC and its branch churches all ...

New Year Goals 2014 for The Yum List – Where Are We Heading This Year?

By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) New year, new plans to keep getting better… Here are some things we’ll be looking for in 2014. Caning will be searching for boutique beers and whiskeys that bring a sweet smile to his face. Kirsten is ready to explore the region for original and authentic sense experiences and, to ...

Acme Bar and Coffee (ABC), Jalan Binjai Trioka KL

Acme Bar and Coffee (ABC), Jalan Binjai Trioka KL
By noreply@blogger.com (Spicy Sharon) I’ve been suffering from one of the longest diarrhoea streak – Ever. Literally causing me to lose my appetite, forego my taste buds, suffer from acute bloating, dehydration, and not to mention, frequent visits to the loo. Merely thinking about it gives me the shivers and makes me feel awfully dreadful. ...

Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, The Yum List Food Awards 2013, Malaysia

Best Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, The Yum List Food Awards 2013, Malaysia
By noreply@blogger.com (The Yum List) The Yum List has had another very fortunate year filled with travel, spa and divine food experiences. Again we have had the chance to sample more than our tummies need and humbly bow down to our graceful hosts, passionate chefs, inventive mixologists and all of the energetic people in the ...