Penang Prawn Mee @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju

Penang Prawn Mee @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju
By vkeong After our recent post about Sarawak Noodles, a reader by the name Desmond suggested that we try the prawn mee there too. I simply couldn’t pass up a recommendation especially when it relates to prawn mee, so here we were again last weekend. A brief chat with the friendly aunty revealed that she ...

Sartori di Verona, Elegant Italian Wines, Valpolicella, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Four generations of the Sartori di Verona family have built a story rich in character, beautiful in setting and steeped in tradition. Great grandfather Pietro first nourished the idea of growing his own wine from the desire to serve the devoted cli… The post Sartori di Verona, Elegant Italian Wines, ...

Blue Ribbon Restaurant @ Danau Kota, Setapak

Blue Ribbon Restaurant @ Danau Kota, Setapak
By vkeong As a major residential area for students, Setapak is never short on affordable places to eat. Dozens of them can be found in the Danau Kota area you can enjoy your meal in an air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled environment. When it comes to food variety, Blue Ribbon is ahead of the rest. The ...

Casa Format Hotel – Stylish & Affordable Rooms in Turin with Breakfast

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall I declare adoration for Casa Format Hotel, a stylish property on the outskirts of Orbassano (near Turin), Italy, before I even arrive. Not only is it jointly run by a highly regarded Michelin-starred chef but the welcome message on the website roug… The post Casa Format Hotel – Stylish & ...

Durian Cendol @ Mel’s Corner, Batu Caves

Durian Cendol @ Mel’s Corner, Batu Caves
By vkeong We are approaching the bumper period (when the supply is high) for the current durian season, so you will see a gradual decline in the prices. Although Musang King’s price has dropped from RM120/kg to RM/75 from the week before, it’s still expensive. Now if you want to enjoy durian without having to ...

SPASSO Restaurant & Bar, MyTOWN Shopping Mall, Cheras

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall SPASSO Restaurant & Bar in MyTOWN Shopping Mall has seen a reinvention of the original Italian concept. Chef Iker Fernandez from San Sebastian, Spain has recently joined the team, and is adding a Spanish twist to the traditional Italian offer… The post SPASSO Restaurant & Bar, MyTOWN Shopping Mall, Cheras ...

KY eats – Old Style Teck Seong Bak Kut Teh, Klang

KY eats – Old Style Teck Seong Bak Kut Teh, Klang
By KY A couple weeks ago one of my friends, Michael, a true born & bred Klang guy sent me a picture of a bowl of old school bak kut teh via WhatsApp and claimed that this place is so good they usually sell out by 8:30 in the morning. The name oft the shop ...

Pisco Bar @ Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang

Pisco Bar @ Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang
By vkeong Bukit Bintang is not short of bars and all of them are doing fairly well. Based on our observation, Pisco Bar seems to the busiest and packed with a good mix of expats, travelers and locals who work in the vicinity. The reviews of their food we read online are extremely positive too, ...

Scrumptea-Delicious, Chocolate Afternoon Tea, Grand Millennium KL

By Monica Tindall Words: Sandrina Duniau Photos: Monica Tindall For my idea of a perfectly sweet afternoon… follow me! Our journey begins at the Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur in Bistro 16. Choose a table (check the insider tip further down for the best table) and order the … The post Scrumptea-Delicious, Chocolate Afternoon Tea, Grand ...

Interview with Olivier Pistre, Executive Chef, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I started my culinary journey 25 years ago in my hometown in France. My parents were butchers and I developed a passion for food from my childhood. As Executive Chef of Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, I am in charge o… ...

Ah Yee Curry Mee @ Kepong Baru

Ah Yee Curry Mee @ Kepong Baru
By vkeong If you know someone who grew up in Kepong in the 80s, ask them if they know about Ah Yee Curry Mee. Chances are they have been eating her food since young. From what I was told, Ah Yee Curry Mee had a humble beginning as an economy noodle and chee cheong fun ...

Ristorante “La Credenza”, A Michelin-Starred Gem Off The Beaten Path, Turin, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Good food is worth traveling for and we’ve come half way around the globe to dine at Ristorante “La Credenza,” about a 30-minute drive out of Turin’s city centre. Chef Giovanni Grasso opened the restaurant in 1991 and says it’s been an evo… The post Ristorante “La Credenza”, A Michelin-Starred ...

Kagoshima A5 Wagyu @ Yakiniku Toraji, KL

Kagoshima A5 Wagyu @ Yakiniku Toraji, KL
By vkeong At Yakiniku Toraji, you can expect to savor some of the most revered beef in the world. The highly prized A5 Wagyu from Kagoshima is the hallmark of the restaurant at a respectable price of RM500 per 200g strip loin. According to the Japanese beef grading system, A5 is the highest possible grade ...

Casa Format Restaurant, Orbassano, Turin, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall At Casa Format Restaurant, Chef Igor Macchia, of the Michelin-starred Ristorante “La Credenza,” and his partner in culinary aspirations, Giovanni Grasso, honour all that I admire about Italian cuisine. Local ingredients, simple hon… The post Casa Format Restaurant, Orbassano, Turin, Italy appeared first on The Yum List. Food Blog by: ...

Shook! Saturday Night Vibes, Starhill Gallery, KL

By Monica Tindall Louise Miller Who doesn’t love a great free flow Sunday brunch? There are few things more decadent and pleasurable than whiling away hours pondering over which food option to go for next whilst sipping on something delicious and bubbly. I’ve often wondered t… The post Shook! Saturday Night Vibes, Starhill Gallery, KL ...

Delicious Tong Yuen (Glutinous Rice Balls) @ Pin Chou, Klang

Delicious Tong Yuen (Glutinous Rice Balls) @ Pin Chou, Klang
By vkeong Approximately one year ago, we went to Klang to have dinner at the famous Boston Baru seafood restaurant. After the impressive meal we made a detour to a coffee shop to have ‘tong yuen‘ for dessert before going home. As it turned out, the unassuming tong yuen was even more memorable than all ...

VUN Andrea Aprea, Michelin-starred Restaurant, Park Hyatt Milan

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall “My contemporary cuisine looks to the future, but never forgets its origins” – VUN Andrea Aprea, Park Hyatt Milan VUN, meaning ‘one’ in Milanese, signifies the relationship between setting, city, cuisine and guests, bringing th… The post VUN Andrea Aprea, Michelin-starred Restaurant, Park Hyatt Milan appeared first on The Yum ...

La Belle Saison ft Hexa Spice Shop @ Kota Kemuning

La Belle Saison ft Hexa Spice Shop @ Kota Kemuning
By vkeong Kota Kemuning was never exactly known for fine food, but that changed when La Belle Saison opened one year ago. The head chef was trained in a three Michelin star restaurant in Paris before returning to open his own establishment. Here, he applies various cooking techniques he learned during his culinary stint in ...

Eka Roots, Chemical-free Organic Hair Salon, Bangsar

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall After a number of weeks on the road over summer and neglect of daily beauty routines, my hair is in less-than-optimal condition. Sun, sea and hotel shampoos have not been particularly kind to my locks. My feet and skin are also worse for wear so I book a… The post ...

Arena Di Verona – 95th Opera Festival and the Story of Rigoletto

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall If you’re in northern Italy in the summer, tickets to the Verona Opera Festival at the Arena di Verona are a must! The setting, the Verona Arena built in the first century, is said to be one of the best-preserved structures of ancient times. Backdro… The post Arena Di Verona ...

Jalan Batai Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Gelugor, Klang

Jalan Batai Char Koay Teow @ Jalan Gelugor, Klang
By vkeong Before coming here, I have heard plenty of good things about Jalan Batai’s Char Koay Teow in Klang. Despite my initial skepticism and high expectations for, it still managed to blow me away. So you can imagine how delicious this char koay teow is. It was definitely worth the hour drive we made ...

Sarawak Noodles @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju

Sarawak Noodles @ Restoran RDS, Wangsa Maju
By vkeong Thanks to a reader’s comment, I found out that the Sarawak Kolo Mee at Jalan Ipoh which I used to rave about has relocated to Wangsa Maju. It is now operating at Restoran RDS and the owner still retains most of his original offerings, but tomyam noodle seems to have been removed. While ...

Maldivian High Tea, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall I have to admit; Maldives wasn’t the first place I thought of when considering high tea. It probably wasn’t even the 20th spot that came to mind. But, the team at Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives has promised to change my preconceptions. Offer… The post Maldivian High Tea, Taj ...

Kanul Cendol @ Taman Danau Niaga, Setapak

Kanul Cendol @ Taman Danau Niaga, Setapak
By vkeong We were in Setapak yesterday and saw a cendol stall that had people queuing for it. Curiosity got the best of us so we put aside what we were supposed to do and joined the queue to check it out. We also noticed that the majority of the customers are students who are ...

Restoran Yuan Kee (源记) @ Kepong Baru

Restoran Yuan Kee (源记) @ Kepong Baru
By vkeong We decided to check out Yuan Kee (源记) after driven by it countless of times. This place serves classic Chinese food and it is probably also the busiest restaurant in the vicinity. It is located at the end of Kepong‘s ‘wai sek kai’ just before you make the turn towards Residence condominium. Stir ...

One Doc Medical, 4-Step Signature Medical Facial – Best Facial In KL

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Returning from extended summer travel, my skin is in need of a little care. Despite (or in spite) of using sunscreen daily, my pores seem to have grown in size, are a bit clogged and my complexion is looking a little rugged. I find, however, the perfect … The post ...

Interview with Chef David Caral, Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar, Bangsar

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? Two and a half years ago I opened my own restaurant here in KL, Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar. In Spain, gastronomy is a common daily topic of conversation, it is everywhere. From when I was a kid in the kitchen with ...

Expedia’s Interactive Food Guide to Asia

Expedia’s Interactive Food Guide to Asia
By vkeong As the world’s largest and most populous continent, Asia offers something for everyone – especially if you are a foodie. The first thing we usually do when we arrive at a new destination is to look for a place to eat. It’s an excellent all in one activity where you get to see ...

Dian Huo Xin Wo Steamboat Restaurant @ Kelana Jaya

Dian Huo Xin Wo Steamboat Restaurant @ Kelana Jaya
By vkeong The first time we came to Dian Huo Xin Wo, it was still operating at their old location in SS4. I remember I was hooked on their crustacean roe soup which led me to rank them as one of my favorite steamboat restaurants in PJ. A few months later, they shifted to SS6. ...

24 Degrees Restaurant, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall 24 Degrees is Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives’ all-day dining outlet. Unlike many resort restaurants, however, there are zero buffets. Everything (same goes for the other food and beverage services on the island) is ordered a la ca… The post 24 Degrees Restaurant, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives ...
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