Nadodi – Engaging Nomadic Cuisine and PengWine Dinner

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall Nadodi had been on my wish list of dining venues ever since I’d read The Yum List’s first review of the place a few months ago. Molecular dining and engaging nomadic cuisine are descriptions that intrigue me s… The post Nadodi – Engaging Nomadic Cuisine and ...

Epicurean Market 2017 @ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Epicurean Market 2017 @ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
By vkeong Marina Bay Sands’ Epicurean Market is now into its fifth year and the 2017 edition features three days of culinary festivities to whet your appetite. Today is the last day of the event so it’s still not too late to make your way to the Sands Expo and Convention Centre now for a ...

Aliyaa, Sri Lankan Cuisine and Chilean Wine

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall If you’ve never visited Sri Lanka, you may not know that in addition to its stunning beaches, green hilly tea plantations and wildlife reserves, it enjoys a cuisine of tantalising flavours whose specialitie… The post Aliyaa, Sri Lankan Cuisine and Chilean Wine appeared first on The ...

Nobu Kuala Lumpur: New Osusume Menu & Special August Desserts

By Monica Tindall Words: Craig J Selby Photos: Monica Tindall Dining at Nobu Kuala Lumpur is always a theatrical experience. Be it that stunning KL skyline, the meticulously-crafted presentation, professional and friendly staff (shout out to Leila, who is just fantastic as … The post Nobu Kuala Lumpur: New Osusume Menu & Special August Desserts ...

The Legendary Macalister Mansion In Georgetown Penang.

The Legendary Macalister Mansion In Georgetown Penang.
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) Few weekends ago, I made a short trip to Penang and had a pleasurable stay at Macalister Mansion is located along Macalister Road, just a short stroll away from some of Penang’s most popular local eats. The place was not only charming on the outside, but also had a gorgeous interior. ...

Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Eng Ann, Klang

Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh @ Taman Eng Ann, Klang
By vkeong During our last makan trip to Klang, a Klang native recommended us to try Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh in Taman Eng Ann. This is where she would bring her KL friends to enjoy this staple, mainly because of their great consistency in maintaining the food quality. It was only 5.30pm when we ...

Lim Heng Kit, Chef/ Owner, Li restaurant Contemporary Malaysian Cuisine

By Monica Tindall What do you do and how did you get into the industry? My name is Lim Heng Kit and I am a chef/restauranteur of Li restaurant. It started out as a second option after dreams of playing professional football. Both cooking and football have similar philosophies whereby … The post Lim Heng ...

Wayback Burgers @ Melawati Mall

Wayback Burgers @ Melawati Mall
By vkeong Wayback Burgers, one of the ‘better burger’ brands from U.S., has opened up their first outlet in Malaysia in Melawati Mall. When ‘better burger’ chains are mentioned, they usually refer to the industry leaders like Five Guys and In-N-Out Burger. These chains are supposedly a class above fast food restaurants and serve fresh ...

Villa Sandi and The Great Italian Prosecco, Valdobbiadene

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Nothing speaks Italian joy-of-life more than a chilled effervescent glass of Prosecco and it’s at Villa Sandi, in the Trevisian hills of Italy, that we discover the passion for a drop long rooted in tradition and fast growing in popularity. Vill … The post Villa Sandi and The Great Italian ...

KY eats – Penang Kuantan Road Curry mee, Mei Keng kopitiam, PJ

KY eats – Penang Kuantan Road Curry mee, Mei Keng kopitiam, PJ
By KY After the recent bout of postings on Klang area foods, I think it’s time to get back to PJ for a bit, and talk about this Penang curry mee just off Jalan 222 that is fast becoming one of my regular weekday breakfast spots. Curry mee at Restaurant Mei King, PJ off 222 ...

PengWine, Premium Wines, Maipo Valley, Chile

By Monica Tindall Words: Louise Miller Photos: Monica Tindall Monica and I recently attended two wonderful dinners for which sommelier, Dinesh Kumar, had teamed up with Chilean wine producer, PengWine, to provide enjoyable pairings for Sri Lankan and southern Indian fl… The post PengWine, Premium Wines, Maipo Valley, Chile appeared first on The Yum List. ...

Stars Italian Gourmet Burgers, Bolzano, Italy

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall Turning two years old in November, Stars Italian Gourmet Burgers is in one of the hottest locations to fill your tummy and satisfy your taste buds in Bolzano. Put together a charming city centre address, local ingredients, the friendliest team eve… The post Stars Italian Gourmet Burgers, Bolzano, Italy appeared ...

A Taste Of Indo-Malay With Dancing Fish @ Bangsar Shopping Centre KL

A Taste Of Indo-Malay With Dancing Fish @ Bangsar Shopping Centre KL
By noreply@blogger.com (sharon loh) My full-tabled feast at Dancing Fish was progressively savory and a tad spicy; flavorsome, verging on addictive. I came with an empty stomach with plenty of space to chow my way through. Let’s eat!For starters, I had the Emping with Sambal Terasi (RM7.95), a popular Indonesian snack made out of melinjo ...

Nasi Lemak Berlauk Auntie Mid @ Bandar Menjalara

Nasi Lemak Berlauk Auntie Mid @ Bandar Menjalara
By vkeong When people talk about nasi lemak in Kepong, they automatically think of the famous one at ‘wai sek kai’. Personally, I am not a fan because their sambal is sweet, and I like my sambal spicy. So, I would like to share about Nasi Lemak Berlauk Auntie Mid. It is one of our ...

Johannesstube, Hotel Engel, Michelin-starred Restaurant, Bolzano

By Monica Tindall Monica Tindall We first fell in love with the cuisine of chef Theodor Falser of Michelin-starred Johannesstube in the north of Italy when he was the star chef in the celebration of Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s tenth anniversary. Opening the hotel a decade earli… The post Johannesstube, Hotel Engel, Michelin-starred Restaurant, Bolzano ...

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 ...