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First Crack Coffee Roastery, Petaling Jaya

First Crack Coffee Roastery, Petaling Jaya

August 8, 2022

Fans of brew-bar experiences, check out Ara Damansara's new caffeine counter, run by Melvin and Mark of First Crack Coffee Roastery. Currently open only on Monday and Tuesday, 10am-5pm, First Crack tries to take patrons on a genuine coffee journey. Try a pour-over of Thai Pa Miang 'Blue Magic,' w...

Mekanisme, Damansara Damai

Mekanisme, Damansara Damai

August 7, 2022

A playful coffee pop-up inside a PJ cat food store? Mekanisme makes for a fun caffeine stop in Damansara Damai’s Catwhat Nation, serving specialities like the Very Dirty Matcha, a purr-fecfly balanced blend of espresso and matcha. Mekanisme Catwhat Nation, The Zizz, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

The Transit by JWC, STEG Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Transit by JWC, STEG Hotel Kuala Lumpur

August 3, 2022

The Transit by JWC in Raja Laut’s new STEG Hotel Kuala Lumpur is worth passing through for a pleasant cup of coffee in a photogenic space that pops in pink with railway-station-style charm. For lunch, munch on organic salads sourced from Vegetory.Transit CafeSTEG Hotel KL, Jalan Tiong Nam, Off ...

Lax Lax by Kampung, 1 Utama

Lax Lax by Kampung, 1 Utama

August 1, 2022

Lax Lax Restaurant & Bar beckons with relaxed vacay vibes in a new tropical-themed venue that serves modern local fare with flair.  This has the potential to become one of 1 Utama's most enjoyable eateries, founded by the friendly folks who pioneered PJ's Kampung Contemporary Dining. Tanta...

Flaaah The Bakery, Petaling Street

Flaaah The Bakery, Petaling Street

August 1, 2022

Flaaah The Bakery finally has its own full-fledged cafe-store - a calm, compelling space on Petaling Street for golden pastries, hot coffee and warm service.  Its distinctive creations, baked with craftsmanship, have never disappointed - but this cavernous fresh location, another Wunderwall D...

Canvass KL: New location on Bedara Road

Canvass KL: New location on Bedara Road

July 31, 2022

Twenty months ago, we visited Canvass in its original Raja Chulan location and enjoyed the evening so much, we called Canvass one of KL's best new eateries of 2020.This week, Canvass moves to a new home on Bukit Bintang's Bedara Road, in a familiar site that holds fond memories, formerly hous...

Guan's, Petaling Jaya

Guan's, Petaling Jaya

July 30, 2022

Opening Thursday, 4 August in Petaling Jaya’s Taman Rasa Sayang, Guan's is a spin-off of Kota Kinabalu eateries of the same name, blending a classic kopitiam with a contemporary cafe, bringing together the traditional and the modern. Run by a fantastically friendly team, Guan’s will serve ever...

Ikiya 2.0, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Ikiya 2.0, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

July 27, 2022

Ikiya 1.0 was a Japanese-run bar that nurtured a niche in Empire Damansara for three years. Ikiya 2.0 is poised to become even more popular, freshly reincarnated in a Japandi-style den in Taman Tun Dr Ismail. It's like coming home to a full-blown bar.The tradition of terrific Japanese-inflected...

Hinode Bento: Officially opening soon on Sin Chew Kee Road

Hinode Bento: Officially opening soon on Sin Chew Kee Road

July 26, 2022

Hinode Bento brings its beautiful bentos to the city centre, officially opening soon on Sin Chew Kee Road, promising Japanese-inspired artisanal allure on one of KL's soulful streets. While Hinode Bento's original outlet is set in a sleek, two-year-old commercial enclave in Bukit Jalil, this seco...

MÄD Coffee, Puchong

MÄD Coffee, Puchong

July 24, 2022

If coffee and tea help you maintain your sanity, Puchong’s new MÄD Coffee promises terrific caffeine therapy.  MÄD stands for Mother And Daughter - its friendly founders, Taryn (mom) and Joyce (one of Taryn’s three children), pour plenty of heart and wholesomeness into their work, which includes...

The VEE by Teochiew, Sri Petaling

The VEE by Teochiew, Sri Petaling

July 24, 2022

Talk about a transformation: After a dramatic makeover, Sri Petaling's traditional Teochiew restaurant is now The Vee, pairing Teochiew temptations with a full-fledged gin bar. Sip on a contemporary Nordés on the rocks, boasting a potent floral perfume, or pick a playful gin cocktail - the Ang ...

BuTian Desserts, Kuchai Lama

BuTian Desserts, Kuchai Lama

July 21, 2022

Ten months ago, we popped by Kuchai Lama’s BuTian to pick up a takeout of its tea-based, triple-layered treats, including cakes with a brownie-like base, cream in the centre, crowned with whipped cream. Fast forward to this week, BuTian Desserts now has its own full-fledged cafe, with a pale p...

BASK Malaysia Burnt Cheesecakes, Bangsar

BASK Malaysia Burnt Cheesecakes, Bangsar

July 20, 2022

Bask in Bangsar: Officially opening soon, Bask Malaysia is a friendly spin-off of The Tokyo Restaurant, serving the same irresistibly melty burnt cheesecakes, baked fresh to a compelling creaminess every morning, a super-sumptuous, swoon-worthy pairing with smooth coffee sourced from Curate Cof...

Paku & Pontianak, Danau Kota

Paku & Pontianak, Danau Kota

July 19, 2022

This creepy-cool cafe combines the chills and thrills of local folklore horror with a crowd-pleasing menu that spans pie tee to pisang sira, putting a spooky spin to concept cafes with menacing, macabre vibes. Venture past the crimson curtains of Paku & Pontianak if you dare.  Paku & Pont...

Scout’s, Damansara Uptown

Scout’s, Damansara Uptown

July 18, 2022

Tacos triumphant: Damansara Uptown’s new Scout's honours the delicious diversity of tacos, from breakfast tacos that channel southern Texas to Baja fish that summons the spirit of Tijuana, served in a colourful Mexican-inspired street-food cafe. These are lively and luscious - in the morni...