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Dim Dou Duck, Desa ParkCity

Dim Dou Duck, Desa ParkCity

May 26, 2020

Duck devotees, waddle or wing your way to Dim Dou Duck, where Cantonese roast duck emerges with extra smokiness from a British-built Bertha charcoal oven, blending Eastern traditions with European technology for duck done distinctively. Dim Dou Duck's founders include the folks who carve steaks ...

Illiterati Books & Coffee, Dharamshala

Illiterati Books & Coffee, Dharamshala

May 24, 2020

A cosy cafe filled with books, serving wholesome fare such as soy-sauteed local tofu with mixed vegetables and cashews, burgers with paprika-tinged red bean patties, and saffron-infused coffee-almond ice cream, Illiterati is one of the most popular haunts for visitors to India's Dharamshala, with...

The Other Space, Dharamshala

The Other Space, Dharamshala

May 23, 2020

Searching for inner peace? India's mountain city of Dharamshala can take its toll on the nerves after awhile, bustling with visitors eager to see the permanent residence of the Dalai Lama. Seek sanctuary in the serenity of The Other Space over some paratha with lassi; muesli made with popped amar...

Playground Coffeery: Caffeine bars see changes brewing for espresso enthusiasts

Playground Coffeery: Caffeine bars see changes brewing for espresso enthusiasts

May 22, 2020

Five years after founding Playground Coffeery in Taman Melawati, Rick Tan had settled into a comfortable rhythm of running a caffeine-loving cafe, serving up at least 40 cups of coffee everyday and savouring conversations about beans and blends with his customers.But venues that thrive on special...

The Back Ground, REXKL

The Back Ground, REXKL

May 21, 2020

Fried fare with fiery flair fills the foreground at REXKL's latest main dining-and-drinking hall, distinct with wafts of wok hei and the sound of sambal being blended in this former cinema car park space.Customise your own pan-fried pleasure, with a base of hawker-style noodles or rice. We chose ...

Shop at the new Eat Drink KL Store

Shop at the new Eat Drink KL Store

May 21, 2020

Check out our new online store dedicated to F&B at eatdrinkkl.com/store - purchase dining vouchers and subscriptions, with more services to launch soon! The EDKL Store covers nearly 250 restaurants, retailers, cafes and bars, mainly in KL and Selangor but also in other states including Penang...

A.Zeta Kitchen, Bangsar

A.Zeta Kitchen, Bangsar

May 19, 2020

A.Zeta Kitchen offers cause for culinary celebration, marking the comeback of Andrea Zanella, one of our favourite Italian chefs to have ever cooked in KL. If you've passionately pursued pastas and pizza in the past 15 years, you've probably encountered chef Andrea's fare, spanning the start of S...

Akar Dining, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Akar Dining, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

May 17, 2020

Rooted in French philosophies, branching out with an Asian perspective, Akar Dining offers an enjoyable experience for customers who feel comfortable returning to restaurants. An evening here promises recipes that can't be replicated at home or by meal deliveries, fortified by frills that have lo...

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Defusing health concerns, devising survival strategies

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Defusing health concerns, devising survival strategies

May 15, 2020

When De.Wan 1958 reopened its doors for dine-in this month, the familiar flourishes welcomed patrons back: A cavernous, chandelier-lit space that exudes colour and charm, cheered with beautiful tiffin carriers, handsomely carved mahogany ceilings, and wallpaper embellished with 10-foot-tall peaco...

Glaze Eatery, Cyberjaya

Glaze Eatery, Cyberjaya

May 14, 2020

If your appetite is like a heat-seeking missile, feel the burn with Glaze Eatery's masak lemak cili api pasta, setting off punishing sparks and sweat, tossed with squid and prawns (RM16). Douse the flames - or try to - with a milky-sweet salted caramel latte (RM12).Note: This visit was before Mar...

NetVerk, Oval Damansara

NetVerk, Oval Damansara

May 13, 2020

NetVerk fires up our meal with Mala Century Eggs, feeling the burn with a spicy duet of Sichuan peppercorns and cili padi, soothed by soy sauce and Chinese vintage vinegar (RM15). Other hot temptations listed on the menu include bruschetta with green and red sambal terasi, as well as unagi with s...

Burnin' Pit: Delivering BBQ meat means working in a vacuum

Burnin' Pit: Delivering BBQ meat means working in a vacuum

May 11, 2020

The magnetism of barbecued meat is primal, the thrill of tearing through thick, tender cuts, then sinking your teeth into warm, freshly smoky succulence. For Burnin' Pit, that was an easy experience to offer when patrons visited the restaurant, with a custom-built smoker that spawned Sri Hartamas...

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral: Rewarding Mum with a week of feasting

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral: Rewarding Mum with a week of feasting

May 10, 2020

The amazing and inspiring women who raised us deserve not just one day in celebration of them - which is why Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is dedicating a whole week to all the wonderful mothers out there!From 10th May to 17th May, treat the special lady in your life to Aloft's scrumptious Mother’s ...

Safety without numbers: Solo dining shouldn't be isolated cases in restaurants

Safety without numbers: Solo dining shouldn't be isolated cases in restaurants

May 9, 2020

The popularity of sharing plates has spiked in recent years, making group meals increasingly fashionable, while banishing solo diners to the fringes of restaurants. Cliques of customers have merrily mingled and matched starters of bread paired with beef stew, followed by six-piece plates of buck...

Harley's last stand? Health havoc sours prospects for Malaysian burger brand

Harley's last stand? Health havoc sours prospects for Malaysian burger brand

May 8, 2020

Six years ago, Gan Kok Beng launched Harley's in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, bringing burgers inspired by U.S. chain In-N-Out to KL. The brand beefed up slowly, branching out to DC Mall in 2016 and Cyberjaya in June 2019, with a bonus focus on coffee.Harley's was already cutting back before recent weeks...

The Honest Butcher by Chef Nickt

The Honest Butcher by Chef Nickt

May 6, 2020

If meat is your mania, The Honest Butcher is your man: Award-winning Japanese Omi rib eye, Australian Darling Downs Wagyu picanha, American Black Angus Platinum Prime porterhouse and much more, wet-aged by a chef who'll share his top beef-cooking tips with you, delivered to your home for a steak ...

For Goodness Cakes, Bangsar: Health, hygiene and helping others

For Goodness Cakes, Bangsar: Health, hygiene and helping others

May 4, 2020

In March, Sheila Philip was at her Bangsar cafe, For Goodness Cakes, when a staff member sneezed after catching a strong citrus whiff while peeling oranges. An alarmed customer rose, rushed to the counter, threw out cash to pay and scrambled out.As some eateries start to reopen for dine-in this w...

Zoe Bangsar: Eating or Dining? Independent restaurants walk lethal tightrope

Zoe Bangsar: Eating or Dining? Independent restaurants walk lethal tightrope

May 2, 2020

A kitchen that puts Chiang Mai mutton curry on equal footing with Sicilian sardine pasta, where Peranakan-loved keluak nuts and local baby figs share the shelves with house-baked bread and hand-kneaded gnocchi.A low-key location that might play Puccini for patrons by day, then Celia Cruz and Dori...

EDKL Faith For The Future: Cash Vouchers at 120 Restaurants & Retailers

EDKL Faith For The Future: Cash Vouchers at 120 Restaurants & Retailers

May 1, 2020

You'll now find 120 restaurants and retailers offering cash vouchers in Eat Drink KL's Faith For The Future effort. Purchase a voucher that you can redeem at these venues within four months and earn a 10 percent discount off your bill.Get your voucher in support of these restaurants at eatdrinkkl...

Tossed Cafe: Restaurants turn into a quiet place in Ramadan 2020

Tossed Cafe: Restaurants turn into a quiet place in Ramadan 2020

April 30, 2020

'Meriah' is how Haerris Riani describes Ramadan 2019 at his cafe, Tossed in Jaya Shopping Centre, with at least half-a-dozen tables of customers breaking fast every sunset, tucking into lamb biryani with complimentary drinks and desserts.This Ramadan is the reverse - empty seats and hushed evenin...

Krung Thep At Home: Classic Curry Pastes, Seductive Thai Sauces

Krung Thep At Home: Classic Curry Pastes, Seductive Thai Sauces

April 29, 2020

Curry pastes crafted from recipes that reach back a century, sauces that tingle with the taste of Thai traditions: Damansara Heights' Krung Thep can help you recreate Bangkok's sultry soulfulness in your own kitchen, with a new range of bring-home ingredients for your personal pantry.Chef Piyanat...

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral: Makan Yuk with Nook's takeaway sets of Indonesian delights

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral: Makan Yuk with Nook's takeaway sets of Indonesian delights

April 29, 2020

Take a culinary journey through Jakarta and Jambi, Medan and Makassar, enjoying Indonesian cuisine in the comfort of your own home this Ramadan, with Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral's Makan Yuk takeaway sets.The food-savvy culinary cadre from Aloft's all-day dining restaurant Nook has ensured that the...

PS150 Group: KL cocktail bars raise a bottle to halting shutdown hangover

PS150 Group: KL cocktail bars raise a bottle to halting shutdown hangover

April 27, 2020

A bustling bar on a weekend, with scores of customers sitting shoulder-to-shoulder for hours, sipping and sharing cocktails in intimate quarters: With this scene unthinkable now, how will KL's popular Friday night destinations keep the drinks flowing?Peter Lamb, general manager of PS150 in Chinat...

NAK MAKAN To Sponsor 10,000 Free Meals For Ramadan

NAK MAKAN To Sponsor 10,000 Free Meals For Ramadan

April 26, 2020

NAK MAKAN, a new food service platform under Nak Beli, an e-commerce marketplace powered by MYE.G. Services Berhad (MYEG), is sponsoring 10,000 meals for Ramadan in the NAK MAKAN #KitaShare corporate social responsibility programme. Members of the public can help by nominating a deserving individ...

Gooddam: When restaurant customers vanish, a subdued silence sets in

Gooddam: When restaurant customers vanish, a subdued silence sets in

April 25, 2020

The customers who ordered nearly everything. The couples who always enjoyed having wine with their pasta. The regulars who appreciated a quiet corner for dinner.For Miki Lie, these are the people she misses. After 16 months of leading the front of house at Petaling Jaya’s Italian restaurant Goodd...

Sapna's Spicy Sessions: Indian Cooking At Home

Sapna's Spicy Sessions: Indian Cooking At Home

April 24, 2020

If you're looking to fire up your family's appetite with a homemade meal full of flavour and fragrance, Sapna Anand is the chef to seek advice from. Now, you can watch her cook and chat up a storm at 4pm, every Tuesday and Friday, on Instagram Live at instagram.com/goabysapna as she shares recipe...

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Ramadan Family Set & Feast In A Box

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Ramadan Family Set & Feast In A Box

April 24, 2020

Savour the taste of Chef Wan's Ramadan specialities with your loved ones at home this year, with pick-ups and deliveries for De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan's Ramadan Family Set or Ramadan Feast In A Box.Place your order at www.dewan.space - the Ramadan menu is offered till 23 May 2020; order before 12pm...

Nine-day-old BBQ venue Atelier Binchotan faces shutdown trial-by-fire

Nine-day-old BBQ venue Atelier Binchotan faces shutdown trial-by-fire

April 22, 2020

Ten years of experience, three months of planning, one week of operations: For chef Lau Ka Hong and his wife Celine Chee, opening their first restaurant on March 9 was a milestone to celebrate. But after merely nine days, Atelier Binchotan - which showcases communal seating - was forced to close ...

Chiu's: A Restaurant Founder's Pandemic Work Diary

Chiu's: A Restaurant Founder's Pandemic Work Diary

April 20, 2020

Restaurants might look vacant, but they're not running on empty: Behind half-open doors, cafe crews have their plates full, working to keep the faith and continue feeding customers. Sabah-born Eugene Chiu, founder of Chiu's: The Modern Local in Kota Kinabalu, walks us through a typical day that w...

Barista blues: A Malaysian cafe's precarious future weighs on its workers

Barista blues: A Malaysian cafe's precarious future weighs on its workers

April 17, 2020

When barista Leon Tan saw his cafe's sales collapse from 50 lunch orders each afternoon to a mere three for the entire day, he realised the road ahead would be rockier than expected. Now, he and his colleagues are on a second week of unpaid leave, unsure whether their workplace will shutter forev...

EDKL Faith For The Future: Cash Vouchers at 100 Restaurants & Retailers

EDKL Faith For The Future: Cash Vouchers at 100 Restaurants & Retailers

April 17, 2020

You'll now find 100 restaurants and retailers offering cash vouchers in Eat Drink KL's Faith For The Future effort. Purchase a voucher that you can redeem at these F&B venues and earn a 10 percent discount off your bill.Get your voucher in support of these restaurants at eatdrinkkl.com/faith ...

Stay-Home Cooking #14: Sang Har Mee by Cooking Ah Pa

Stay-Home Cooking #14: Sang Har Mee by Cooking Ah Pa

April 16, 2020

If you're planning a home dinner for an im-prawn-tant occasion, like a birthday or an anniversary, Cooking Ah Pa shows us to prepare Sang Har Mee - noodles with freshwater prawns - taking us through his process patiently and clearly, perfect for crustacean cravings.To make Sang Har Mee, Ah Pa-sty...

Stay-Home Cooking #13: Roast Pumpkin Bruschetta by Emily, Creofe Baked Goods

Stay-Home Cooking #13: Roast Pumpkin Bruschetta by Emily, Creofe Baked Goods

April 16, 2020

Here's a hearty cafe-style recipe by Emily of Creofe Baked Goods that relies on a mix of both fresh and non-perishable ingredients, the staples of a typical grocery haul. Produce like pumpkin and chickpeas can be kept for quite awhile and shouldn't take up too much space in your fridge!250g of pu...

Ordering Out in Cyberjaya: Saba Restaurant

Ordering Out in Cyberjaya: Saba Restaurant

April 15, 2020

No need to sabar for Saba: This Middle Eastern restaurant continues to run deliveries in Cyberjaya this month, with a limited menu that nonetheless supplies our fix of rice and barbecue dishes.Portions prove princely - even a single serving could satisfy two light eaters. The Yemen-style lamb man...

Ordering Out in Putrajaya: Homst

Ordering Out in Putrajaya: Homst

April 15, 2020

Homst Sweet Homst: Chinese Muslim restaurant Homst continues to serve Putrajaya and Cyberjaya with meal deliveries, including numerous noodle and rice sets.Nyonya fried mee hoon is soy-sweet and spicy, packed with plenty of prawns and crackers (RM16.96), while the fried rice variations come with ...

Stay-Home Cooking #12: Lemon Coconut Loaf by Sassy Chef LS

Stay-Home Cooking #12: Lemon Coconut Loaf by Sassy Chef LS

April 14, 2020

When life gives you lemons, make a lemon loaf! Sassy Chef LS, our contributor for this recipe, says that if you've never baked anything in your life, this is a good recipe to start with.Sassy Chef LS:This lemon coconut loaf is an easy breezy recipe! It's buttery, tangy and moist.I've never owned ...

Stay-Home Cooking #11: Potato Hash with Mushroom Duxelles by Emily, Creofe Baked Goods

Stay-Home Cooking #11: Potato Hash with Mushroom Duxelles by Emily, Creofe Baked Goods

April 13, 2020

If you have eggs, potatoes and mushrooms in your home pantry, you're well on your way to preparing this potato hash with mushroom duxelles, another recipe courtesy of Emily of Creofe Baked Goods.Emily:I was first introduced to this dish at a café back in Melbourne. With everyday ingredients that ...

Jungle House: Healthy Honey Heads Home To You

Jungle House: Healthy Honey Heads Home To You

April 12, 2020

Honey, we're home: Jungle House harnesses the raw, reviving power of pure nectar, straight from wild bee combs in Southeast Asia's tropical forests, delivered to your doorstep for nature's ultimate nutrition boost. It's the bee's knees, indeed!At a time when health concerns have skyrocketed, Jung...

Stay-Home Cooking #10: Chick Kut Teh by Project Sazu

Stay-Home Cooking #10: Chick Kut Teh by Project Sazu

April 11, 2020

Soulful and soothing: Shah Alam-based home cook Project Sazu is back with another fun recipe - Chick Kut Teh. If you have time on your hands and chicken on your mind, try this out!For ingredients, you'll need:Chicken drumsticksBlack garlic bulbsEnoki mushroomsCorianderSoy sauceChinese lettuceBak ...

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Deliveries & Takeaways Now At 20% Off

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Deliveries & Takeaways Now At 20% Off

April 11, 2020

Chef Wan’s classic and contemporary creations can now be enjoyed at home, with delivery and takeaway services throughout the MCO period. Enjoy a 20 percent discount off the delights from De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan; order between 11:30am-6:30pm through the website, dewan.spaceCheck out the menu below...

Stay-Home Cooking #9: Turkish Eggs & Espresso Tonic by Emily, Creofe Baked Goods

Stay-Home Cooking #9: Turkish Eggs & Espresso Tonic by Emily, Creofe Baked Goods

April 10, 2020

We won't be out hunting Easter eggs this weekend, but we still can enjoy a satisfying egg snack that can be ready in less than 15 minutes! Emily of Creofe Baked Goods shares this recipe for Turkish eggs, perfectly paired with a homemade espresso tonic for a Sunday brunch-style meal at home.Emily:...

Swich Cafe: Swichpot Single-Serve Cakes for Deliveries

Swich Cafe: Swichpot Single-Serve Cakes for Deliveries

April 9, 2020

Moistly fluffy, fresh and flavour-packed cakes, layered with smooth, creamy-rich toppings: Swich Cafe is now serving up single-serve temptations, nicknamed Swichpots, perfect for cake devotees seeking sweet comfort at home.Available for delivery within 10 kilometres of the Swich store in Damansar...

Stay-Home Cooking #8: Vegan Mayo by Dr. Shaun Kuan, Savor Of Life

Stay-Home Cooking #8: Vegan Mayo by Dr. Shaun Kuan, Savor Of Life

April 8, 2020

What does a physician who launched a health and wellness service make to eat at home? Shaun Kuan, co-founder of Savor of Life, shares this fuss-free recipe for vegan mayonnaise that would be a wholesome companion for bread, salads, chips and even other spreads. Ingredients: 1 cup soy milk 1 piece...

Vogue Lounge KL: 20% Off Food Deliveries Throughout MCO

Vogue Lounge KL: 20% Off Food Deliveries Throughout MCO

April 8, 2020

Japanese-French restaurant Vogue Lounge KL promises delectable fare prepared with wholesome ingredients, delivered to your doorstep, throughout the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.Delivery is available for Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Bangsar, TTDI and Mont Kiara. Durin...

EDKL Faith For The Future: Win 10 x RM50 Dining Vouchers

EDKL Faith For The Future: Win 10 x RM50 Dining Vouchers

April 7, 2020

Win a RM50 dining voucher at any of more than 80 restaurants participating in Eat Drink KL's Faith For The Future project! Tell us which restaurant you hope to visit once it's safe and what you look forward to enjoying there - post your answers on Facebook or Instagram, tag us (Eat Drink KL on FB...

Stay-Home Cooking #7: Hodgepodge Oyako-Don by Chef Suren Krishnan

Stay-Home Cooking #7: Hodgepodge Oyako-Don by Chef Suren Krishnan

April 6, 2020

What happens if you start craving Japanese comfort food after sunset? Tipsy Boar's chef-founder Suren Krishnan shows us how you can hatch an improvised recipe for oyakodon - a chicken-and-egg bowl - within the cosy comfort of your own kitchen.Chef Suren:I found myself wanting to make Oyakodon for...

Stay-Home Cooking #6: Steamboat Soup Base by Cooking Ah Pa

Stay-Home Cooking #6: Steamboat Soup Base by Cooking Ah Pa

April 5, 2020

All in the same Boat: With everyone staying in, Cooking Ah Pa's fuss-free, homemade steamboat soup base floats to the top of our comfort-fare wishlist for a household feast, especially for rainy evenings.Click HERE to view Cooking Ah Pa's original video on this recipe, prepared with batches of fr...

Stay-Home Cooking #5: Durian Spaghetti by Project Sazu

Stay-Home Cooking #5: Durian Spaghetti by Project Sazu

April 4, 2020

The Portrait of Durian Great: Today's unmistakably aromatic stay-home recipe comes to us courtesy of Project Sazu, a Shah Alam-based experimental home cook whose youthful cheer and easy laughter make for light-hearted viewing.If you still have some durian in the freezer, try this fuss-free Durian...

Yi Xin Ge Bak Kut Teh: Hakka-Style Herbal Soup for Home

Yi Xin Ge Bak Kut Teh: Hakka-Style Herbal Soup for Home

April 3, 2020

Clear eyes, full hearts: This bak kut teh can't lose when it comes to a soul-warming home meal. Yi Xin Ge promises packets of beautifully fragrant broth base, rich with herbs and spices, to make marvellous bowls of meat bone tea.True to its name, Yi Xin Ge's philosophy is "do everything with your...

Nak Beli Mart: Macam-Macam Ada

Nak Beli Mart: Macam-Macam Ada

April 2, 2020

Whether you're running low on noodles and coffee in the kitchen, or hoping to replenish your toothpaste, tissues and even three-ply masks, Nak Beli Mart's next-day delivery offers a new one-stop solution to your home shopping needs.The service is currently available in many parts of the Klang Val...