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Patricia, North Kiara

Patricia, North Kiara

September 19, 2021

Hello, Patricia: Meet North Kiara's new cafe with a secret garden, a sanctuary to soothe the soul with coffee, plant-based yogurt with purple rice, and strawberry lychee shortcake. Patricia officially opens this Tuesday, 21 September 2021.Patricia Coffee Clubhouse, Concerto North Kiara, 51200 Kua...

Fusion Man Noodle, Kuchai Lama

Fusion Man Noodle, Kuchai Lama

September 19, 2021

This could be the neighbourhood's most comforting bowl of noodles: The Fusion Man Ramen fuses Japanese and Chinese sensibilities, resulting in hearty, heartwarming harmony (RM20) - thick, flavoursome noodles, straddling the line between firm and tender, topped with chunky vinegared pork belly, cr...

Brew 9, Bukit Rimau

Brew 9, Bukit Rimau

September 19, 2021

Brew 9 began as a home-based cafe in Kota Kemuning in early 2020, serving breakfast, coffee and cakes to the neighbourhood. This year, it has moved to its own venue in nearby Bukit Rimau, a bright, leafy space with playful murals. Currently a work in progress, Brew 9 should be welcoming dine-in c...

Cardio Brew, Petaling Jaya

Cardio Brew, Petaling Jaya

September 18, 2021

Serving coffee with a heart, Cardio Brew is founded by three young Malaysian doctors who specialise in heart surgery - Alan, Ash and Wong plan to use part of the proceeds from their new PJ coffee bar to help patients who can't afford the full cost of their procedures. Encourage their cause by sip...

Pondok by OCAM Artisan, Ampang Hilir

Pondok by OCAM Artisan, Ampang Hilir

September 18, 2021

Pondok serves orange butter cakes with zesty citrus notes and coffee with lively nutty nuances - a perky pickup from the garden of an Ampang Hilir home. Pondok by OCAM Artisan16, Jalan Hillside, Taman Grandview, Kuala Lumpur. Open Friday-Tuesday, 9am-6pm. 

Superbolt, Desa Sri Hartamas

Superbolt, Desa Sri Hartamas

September 18, 2021

Set in a Sri Hartamas fitness studio, Superbolt supercharges us with nourishing treats - the sourdough bagel with mashed avocado, cherry tomatoes and feta cheese is terrifically tasty; the chrysanthemum kombucha with goji berries is flavourfully reviving; the piccolo latte with oat milk perks us ...

Cili Kampung, Hartamas

Cili Kampung, Hartamas

September 17, 2021

When a Langkawi-born restaurant beloved for Negeri Sembilan specialities launches its first KL outpost, the result is an instant hit.Spicy satisfaction: The Masak Lomak is the headliner, with sliced smoked beef sultrily swimming in a light coconut milk gravy, yellow with turmeric, fragrant with l...

Kopi Senget, Teluk Panglima Garang

Kopi Senget, Teluk Panglima Garang

September 17, 2021

If you're on a road trip to Teluk Panglima Garang, a 45-minute drive from PJ, make a pit stop for refreshingly cold coffee and cool photos at Kopi Senget, a cute little shelter with charming corners.Kopi SengetLot 239, Batu 11 1/4, Jalan Klang Banting, 42500 Telok Panglima Garang, Selangor. Open ...

Ikabake.co, Puchong

Ikabake.co, Puchong

September 17, 2021

This new Puchong bakery is a friendly stop for bringing home some classic treats, with old-fashioned butter cakes, coffee chiffon cakes and egg tarts beckoning from the shelves.Ikabake77, Jalan Puteri 5/7, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor. Daily, 730am-6pm.

Biscuits With The Boss: Limited-edition shortbread cookies inspired by Ted Lasso, now available in KL

Biscuits With The Boss: Limited-edition shortbread cookies inspired by Ted Lasso, now available in KL

September 15, 2021

If you've been watching Ted Lasso on Apple TV+, you've probably been craving the shortbread biscuits that Ted bakes and brings every morning to his boss in a pink box.For the first time in Malaysia, you now can order these Ted-inspired treats, presented perfectly in Ted's signature pink box with ...

Rémy Martin & The Botanist: A few ways to let love flow for Wife Appreciation Day

Rémy Martin & The Botanist: A few ways to let love flow for Wife Appreciation Day

September 15, 2021

Married men have significant dates to remember each year - their wife's birthday, their wedding anniversary, and every other red-letter day that's meaningful in their relationship.Add one more to that list: Wife Appreciation Day, celebrated in the U.S. and increasingly worldwide on the third Sund...

Amazonia KL, Solaris Mont Kiara

Amazonia KL, Solaris Mont Kiara

September 14, 2021

Craving cocktails? Surrender to the call of the wild with whiskey sours at Solaris Mont Kiara's new bar with beautiful rainforest-themed murals.Amazonia SohoKL, Solaris Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 018-206-6599

Juugatsu Ten: Sri Petaling's sleekest Japanese restaurant welcomes diners back for donburi & more

Juugatsu Ten: Sri Petaling's sleekest Japanese restaurant welcomes diners back for donburi & more

September 13, 2021

Juugatsu Ten opened in February this year, so many fans of Japanese fare in the Klang Valley might not have enjoyed the opportunity to visit this sleek restaurant in Sri Petaling.If you love donburi, sushi, sashimi and all the favourites of Japanese cuisine, here's your chance: Juugatsu Ten has j...

The Fisherman, Desa Sri Hartamas

The Fisherman, Desa Sri Hartamas

September 13, 2021

This new maritime-themed restaurant mussels its way into Desa Sri Hartamas with a shipload of seafood - keep it simple with mussels braised in tangy, tomatoey picante sauce (RM31) or dive deeper with the paella arroz negro, blackened with squid ink, brightened with mussels, clams, scallops, prawn...

Peetzaduhh

Peetzaduhh

September 12, 2021

Peetzaduhh does a terrific job of crafting home-baked pizza with playful, pleasurable twists.Our favourite is the Japanese-inflected Salmon Jaga-Mayo, blanketed with salmon, potatoes, onions, black sesame, kewpie mayo and aonori seaweed flakes - it all comes together beautifully, giving you all t...

Proper, Bangsar

Proper, Bangsar

September 12, 2021

Proper is a pleasure to pop by, with a warm, friendly crew and hot, fresh coffee to enjoy. Take a table at this new Bangsar cafe's leafy alfresco area and take a little time to watch Lucky Garden go by.Proper2, Persiaran Ara Kiri, Lucky Garden, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur. Daily, 7am-7pm.

Sepinggan Semangkuk, Teluk Panglima Garang

Sepinggan Semangkuk, Teluk Panglima Garang

September 12, 2021

Sepinggan Semangkuk offers an intriguing afternoon's exploration for fans of architecturally alluring restaurants, set by the tranquil, traffic-free roads of Teluk Panglima Garang.Wander through colourful hallways filled with crafts and ceramics, the latter showcasing the work of Sepinggan Semang...

Wandercakes By Kat

Wandercakes By Kat

September 11, 2021

Wandercakes By Kat promises the wonder of fluffy cinnamon rolls, handcrafted with love and heart by a home baker who's a mother of two. Made with premium Japanese flour, omega-3 eggs, organic molasses, and of course, organic cinnamon, these rolls are tastefully, modestly sweet, buoyed by just eno...

Nan’s Dee-lites

Nan’s Dee-lites

September 11, 2021

Nan’s Dee-lites’ custard butter cookies are the perfect family recipe, rooted in the brand founder's own Nan (Grandmother).  Nan first began baking these cookies for pleasure before turning them into a festive treat for loved ones. She initially gifted the cookies to family and friends for Chi...

Summer Sweet Time

Summer Sweet Time

September 11, 2021

Summer Sweet Time promises the pleasures of Persian-beloved cakes and cream puffs, channelling the charm of an Iranian bakery for all seasons.The Napoleon Cakes are irresistible - fresh, thin layers of puff pastry, beautifully flaky to the bite, soaked and smothered with whipped cream frosting fo...

Kopi Numtang, Ampang Hilir

Kopi Numtang, Ampang Hilir

September 11, 2021

Minum petang: Kopi Numtang serves moka pot-brewed coffee with Malaysian twists in a booth by a bustling car wash in Ampang Hilir - smooth, milky-soft sips of iced caffeination for just RM7 a cup, laced with bonus ingredients like butter or nisan coconut sugar syrup.Kopi NumtangKampung Perwira Jay...

Swtchbck Coffee, Sri Hartamas

Swtchbck Coffee, Sri Hartamas

September 11, 2021

By EDKL contributor Sammi Sowerby Redolent of the fairy tale Rapunzel, Swtchback Coffee’s socially distanced yet ‘grammable pick-up service in Sri Hartamas caters to café hoppers who crave a novel experience — but don’t yet dare to dine-in. Instead of a love-stricken prince peering up at a balcon...

The Madbaker: Creamier, richer burnt cheesecakes that punch above their weight

The Madbaker: Creamier, richer burnt cheesecakes that punch above their weight

September 10, 2021

If burnt cheesecakes dominate your burning desire for desserts, check out The Madbaker's unique recipe, remarkably richer than the rest.It took three Malaysian friends two years to perfect these cheesecakes, tweaking their formula bit by bit until each bite became as lusciously creamy as possible...

Sugarbrew, Sri Hartamas

Sugarbrew, Sri Hartamas

September 10, 2021

Sri Hartamas' not-so-secret sanctuary for cookies and coffee is this home where husband-and-wife team Azlan and Azza bake and brew, five days a week, for takeouts and deliveries.Sugarbrew's Double Dark Espresso is a decadent delight, as rich and fudgy as a cookie can be, not at all cloying or art...

Eat Cake Today: With every kind of cake, have a baked beauty delivered to you in 4 hours

Eat Cake Today: With every kind of cake, have a baked beauty delivered to you in 4 hours

September 9, 2021

Whether you want your cake today, tomorrow or next week, Eat Cake Today's selection of more than 1,200 cakes from over 80 Malaysian bakers promises to make the celebration extra-memorable.  Need an indulgent chocolate cake or cheesecake delivered to your doorstep in four hours for an impromp...

Ditto, Mahsa Avenue

Ditto, Mahsa Avenue

September 8, 2021

PJ's coffee enthusiasts, have a date with Ditto: This hidden caffeine bar welcomes walk-ins on Saturdays and Sundays, serving a spectacular spectrum of beans whose roasting origins span Sabah to Scandinavia.Founders Angela, Sky and Tina run a calm, cosy space that promises an 'experimental coffee...

KLIK by wanclick, Kiara East DEX Suites

KLIK by wanclick, Kiara East DEX Suites

September 7, 2021

KLIK is ready for its close-up: This charming coffee-bar-cum-camera-shop is set to become a magnet for social media shutterbugs.Check out the film cameras, with vintage Konica, Topcon and Yashica models on display.KLIK's drinks are distinctive and delicious. The Applechrome is amazingly refreshin...

Calowries Burger, Petaling Jaya

Calowries Burger, Petaling Jaya

September 6, 2021

Calowries is worth the calories: PJ's new burgers-for-delivery joint offers not only full-portioned burgers but slider-sized ones too. Customers can savour a taster box of two mini burgers for only RM18.90 - the Braised Beef Burger is bursting with beautifully succulent chunks of unprocessed meat...

Indie Pizza Guys, Damansara Perdana

Indie Pizza Guys, Damansara Perdana

September 6, 2021

Indie Pizza Guys takes a freewheeling approach to its pizzas - if you love spicy pies, the Killer Cowboy Pizza is murderously fiery, with lamb sausages sautéed with chillies and onions, made extra-meaty with pepperoni and turkey ham, rounded out with hand-crushed tomato sauce, mozzarella, cranb...

MMG Patisserie, Sri Petaling

MMG Patisserie, Sri Petaling

September 6, 2021

If the pastry cream is your favourite component of choux au craquelin, check out MMG Patisserie's plumply stuffed puffs, which come in distinctive Asian tea-flavoured varieties - Japanese hojicha, Chinese Pu'er, Thai milk tea and Malaysian teh tarik (RM8.80 each). Crackly and crunchy to the bite,...

Dehara Spices: Premium Italian & Sri Lankan spice mixes for extra zing in your cooking

Dehara Spices: Premium Italian & Sri Lankan spice mixes for extra zing in your cooking

September 5, 2021

Spices that swirl from the sultry Neapolitan inspiration of pasta puttanesca to the soothing Ceylonese charm of cinnamon: Whether you're a home cook seeking to bring new flair to your family recipes or a restaurant chef striving to offer the best to customers, KL-based online store Dehara Spices...

FLOUR: Mother Earth, a father's inspiration, a French-Indian vegetarian epic

FLOUR: Mother Earth, a father's inspiration, a French-Indian vegetarian epic

September 4, 2021

When guests return to FLOUR next week, on 8 September, many of them might not realise how perilously close the restaurant came to never reopening. Two months ago, chef-founder Yogesh 'Yogi' Upadhyay could barely stand, battling dual health crises, having contracted Covid-19 and dengue consecuti...

12% Bakery: Scallop Shell Madeleines

12% Bakery: Scallop Shell Madeleines

September 3, 2021

Beautiful and buttery enough to make Proust weep, 12% Bakery's scallop shell-shaped madeleines are 100% worth admiring - moulded sponge cakes that prove a treat for the senses, richly tasty and textured. A box of four flavours clocks in at RM35: Traditional almond deepened with dark chocolate,...

Rémy Cointreau Malaysia: Gifts of mooncakes with cognac, whisky & gin to cheer the spirits

Rémy Cointreau Malaysia: Gifts of mooncakes with cognac, whisky & gin to cheer the spirits

September 3, 2021

Unusual times call for a unique way to celebrate this year's Mid-Autumn Festival: Rémy Cointreau Malaysia promises an experience to remember with pairings of mooncakes with cognac, whisky and gin, helping us share a sweet moment while raising our glasses to brighter times ahead.For those of us fo...

Sabrozu: Pang Susi Deliveries

Sabrozu: Pang Susi Deliveries

September 2, 2021

The Malaccan Eurasian speciality of Pang Susi comes to the Klang Valley, courtesy of Sabrozu, delivering this Kristang community favourite of sweet potato buns stuffed with chicken or sardines. 'Sabrozu' is Kristang for tasty, which Pang Susi is. These beautifully golden, buttery-rich snacks s...

The Allsome Gelato

The Allsome Gelato

September 2, 2021

The Allsome Gelato specialises in botanical-inspired gelato with light, lower-calorie virtues, crafted of floral and herbal ingredients, laced with spices and nuts. Distinctive temptations include gelato sandwiches layered between cookies - Earl Grey lemongrass gelato in gluten-free green tea coo...

The Queso: Churro Cream Sandwiches

The Queso: Churro Cream Sandwiches

September 1, 2021

Spanish churros, turned into cream sandwiches: The Queso's home-baked beauties hit the cinnamon-sugar sweet spot, fresh from the oven for a delicately crisp bite that bows out to a delightfully creamy chew. Doughnut-shaped delights (box of three for RM25): The light churro contrasts beautifull...

Eat and Cook: Nasi Kandar Don

Eat and Cook: Nasi Kandar Don

September 1, 2021

Eat and Cook's new Don-for-delivery series proves there are still satisfying surprises to be scooped up in rice bowls.The Nasi Kandar Don does justice to the spirit of George Town - crisply fried spiced chicken, as lip-smacking as anything on Lebuh Campbell, with fish curry that channels the full...

BCD Bike Cafe, Kampung Bandar Dalam

BCD Bike Cafe, Kampung Bandar Dalam

August 31, 2021

A 10-minute drive from KLCC, this alfresco space feels like a world away, blessed with a village's languid pace, with residents fishing by the nearby river in the evening. Outside a container turned into a bicycle service workshop and cafe, customers munch merrily on fiery Padang-style ayam kalio...

Kopi Lapan Belas, Kelana Jaya

Kopi Lapan Belas, Kelana Jaya

August 30, 2021

When in the neighbourhood, pop by Kopi Lapan Belas for a home-brewed fix of flat whites, with home-baked bagels in the works - honest, wholesome fare for takeouts and pedal-powered deliveries nearby. If you're fortunate enough in this caffeine safari, you might also spot Kelana Jaya's whiskered w...

IJO Matcha, Setapak

IJO Matcha, Setapak

August 30, 2021

IJO Matcha's new home-based pop-up in Setapak is grounded in green tea galore, whisked to order in ice-cold beverages like the Matcha Chai Cincau, a Malaysian-influenced textural treat laced with subtly bitter, softly wobbly grass jelly that goes great with the green tea (RM14). Pair with the Sea...

Point Blank Coffee Van

Point Blank Coffee Van

August 29, 2021

Curry puffs and coffee hit the mark if you're aiming for Point Blank, a coffee van currently parked outside Bangsar's BON Estates Gallery. Home-baked, mom-made curry puffs are plumply, pleasurably potato-packed; hot coffee is served with warm smiles that shine even behind a mask, making this blue...

8055 Coffee, Wangsa Maju

8055 Coffee, Wangsa Maju

August 28, 2021

Accountant on weekdays, barista on weekends, Umar works hard on brewing lattes on lazy Saturday afternoons at 8055 Coffee, which serves the neighbourhood from the window front of Wangsa Maju's Atarek business advisory office. With a leafy view on a calm street where the sounds of nature can be so...

Baps The Name

Baps The Name

August 27, 2021

Baps the Name, Korean comfort food's the game, with a twist or two: Delivered out of a TTDI cloud kitchen, the namesake bibimbap by Baps The Name is hearty and appetising with seasonal sautéed and pickled vegetables and a fried egg over sticky Japanese Calrose rice. Add an extra Japanese flourish...

The Bold Chef

The Bold Chef

August 27, 2021

The Bold Chef, chef James, rolls out fresh, smooth pasta in fun, flavoursome recipes like the Clammed Up, a Malaysian vongole - the naturally light, clean-tasting brininess of clams is bolstered by the savoury kick of grated cured egg yolk, fired up with cili padi for a tasty, punchy treat (RM23...

Briyani Brothers & Co, Damansara Perdana

Briyani Brothers & Co, Damansara Perdana

August 26, 2021

Briyani berani: Briyani Brothers & Co isn't afraid of experimenting with something different - the Daging Dendeng Briyani brings an Indonesian touch to Indian rice, showcasing beef that's surprisingly supple for the traditional dried meat recipe. The aromatic ensemble spans respectably spiced...

Crown Colony Cuisine, Jaya Shopping Centre

Crown Colony Cuisine, Jaya Shopping Centre

August 26, 2021

Crown Colony Cuisine promises a vegan take on traditional Malaysian favourites, including Peranakan specialities like pongteh. The Malaccan Kristang classic of Debal Curry is as fiery as any version, made with mushrooms instead of meat, served bento-style with earthy peri-peri long-grain rice, ba...

Greater Action Baking: Support refugee communities by buying cookies & brownies

Greater Action Baking: Support refugee communities by buying cookies & brownies

August 25, 2021

Baked goods for a great cause: Run by the Greater Action NGO that works with refugees in Malaysia, Greater Action Baking offers cookies and brownies baked by an Afghan female refugee team, with all proceeds channelled into supporting their livelihoods, helping them pay for rent, groceries and ...

Rhythm Specialty Coffee Bar, Petaling Jaya

Rhythm Specialty Coffee Bar, Petaling Jaya

August 24, 2021

Returning to the rhythm of the ristretto, veteran Malaysian barista Cheryl Lee recently launched Petaling Jaya’s latest hidden coffee bar, tiny and cosy, bright and white, sunshine-laden and leaf-loving.Rhythm’s coffee is fragrantly satisfying, the hallmark of a polished professional. The fresh-e...

Bee Cheng Hiang: Bakkwa Mooncakes, Chess Mooncakes & more mid-autumn marvels

Bee Cheng Hiang: Bakkwa Mooncakes, Chess Mooncakes & more mid-autumn marvels

August 23, 2021

Bee Cheng Hiang's mooncakes shine brightly this year with a unique range of playful pleasures to treasure: From mooncakes laced with bakkwa and pork floss to mooncakes shaped like Chinese chess pieces, these creations bring a luminous loveliness to the Mid-Autumn Festival.Order this month on beec...