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Frank's Bar, Avenue K

Frank's Bar, Avenue K

October 25, 2020

Our favourite Sinatra song is 1947's One For My Baby (and One More For The Road), a wistful piano ballad where he begs the bartender to pour him a final drink in an empty bar at closing time. But others might prefer a more upbeat tune like 1958's Come Fly With Me, where Frank tells his lover,...

Aki's Kohi, Cheras

Aki's Kohi, Cheras

October 26, 2020

Inspired by Japan’s autumnal hues, Aki’s Kohi is a cafe for all seasons, a cosy refuge run by friendly founders, husband-and-wife team Eric and Carmen.Aki’s Kohi opens relatively bright and early, so you can stroll in at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast - a simple but very satisfying sandwich, with fresh ...

Nippori Bistro, Petaling Jaya

Nippori Bistro, Petaling Jaya

October 27, 2020

Nippori first introduced itself in 2016 as a Japanese home-cooking cafe in Empire Damansara; this month, it debuts a spinoff that embraces a European viewpoint - Nippori Bistro is set in a high-ceilinged space that's meant to evoke a British colonial residence, with eclectic elements like a Frenc...

Sneaky Burgers, Damansara Jaya

Sneaky Burgers, Damansara Jaya

October 27, 2020

Love sneakin' up on you: These might be our favourite pork burgers in PJ, a pleasant surprise hidden in a new first-floor restaurant that's currently only open for takeout and deliveries on safety precautions.The star ingredient, the house-made pork patty, earns the spotlight - thick and moist, f...

Aperture, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Aperture, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

October 29, 2020

With a plant adoption corner filled with Sansevieria and Ehrenbergii succulents, Aperture should snap into focus for fans of flora. Bring home a plant with a minimum purchase of a pot of tea or donate a plant-of-the-month and receive a pot of tea. The kitchen cultivates a crowd-pleasing potpo...

Wú Cafe Gallery, Kota Damansara

Wú Cafe Gallery, Kota Damansara

October 30, 2020

Wú is an empty canvas of a cafe, crafted by the founders of Kota Damansara's Mobius Academy of arts and design. It's grey and gritty, stark and spartan, the harsh rawness of its concrete and exposed brick walls tempered by leafy plants and a welcoming crew. While Wú is meant to mainly serve Mob...

Chica Bonita, Publika

Chica Bonita, Publika

October 31, 2020

Hola, Publika: With Coco playing on the TV and sugar skulls and colourful La Catrina portraits on the wall, KL's new Mexican restaurant has launched in time for the Nov. 2 Day of the Dead holiday. Fun fact: Chica Bonita is the sister outlet of Penang's Holy Guacamole restaurant.Tacos and burritos...