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Do Eat With Us, Kota Damansara

Do Eat With Us, Kota Damansara

December 14, 2018

Jemput makan: Do Eat With Us' nasi lemak is santan-strong, perfectly paired with the spiced-up ayam goreng rempah (RM11), while the lontong is tantalisingly thick and rich, with the bonus of paru goreng on the side (RM14). Round out your meal with classic Malaysian snacks like the lem...

Kraft Dining, Mont Kiara

Kraft Dining, Mont Kiara

December 6, 2018

Mont Kiara's latest cafe is poised to be a crowd-puller, set beside a condominium pool with plenty of sunshine streaming in. But there's craftsmanship in Kraft Dining's food too, with house-made rye noodles and spelt pasta expected to be ready by next week for complete meals.When we visited, the ...

Playground The Cafe, Mont Kiara

Playground The Cafe, Mont Kiara

December 4, 2018

With a bustling play space for children, this venue might seem like the ultimate family-friendly cafe in Mont Kiara, but it also seeks to be a playground for the palate: Nutrition-conscious customers may target the Chocolate Goji, thickly but naturally sweet with 200 calories worth of raw cacao, ...

Hao Kee, Bandar Kinrara

Hao Kee, Bandar Kinrara

December 3, 2018

A frills-free kopitiam lunch for Kinrara residents: For folks who prefer their noodles dry, have the Kampar fish ball noodles, complete with flavoursome fish balls and fried stuffed fu chuk; for those who like 'em soupy, sample the curry mee, rounded out with tiny but fresh, tender and tasty cock...

Cafe Beside You, Petaling Jaya

Cafe Beside You, Petaling Jaya

December 2, 2018

Cafe Beside You seeks to evoke the comfort of companionship through warm, nourishing bowls of rice and noodles - the former comes crowned with possibilities including shredded chicken with mentaiko sauce (RM12 for a large serving with egg) or unagi with cucumber (RM15 with egg); the latter showca...

Daisy & Peony Florist Cafe, Bukit Jalil

Daisy & Peony Florist Cafe, Bukit Jalil

December 1, 2018

KL's lovely, latest florist-cafe is a welcoming refuge where customers can stop to smell the roses, then snack on caramel cakes and sip refreshing beverages such as melon lattes and double shots of espresso splashed with lemon soda.Daisy & Peony Florist CafeC-10-01, The Link 2, No.5 Jalan Per...

Frische Krapfen & Donuts, Shah Alam

Frische Krapfen & Donuts, Shah Alam

November 29, 2018

Inspired by the krapfen, or Berliner Pfannkuchen, Frische - German for ‘fresh’ - offers the soft, fluffy Deutschland equivalent of doughnuts, fatly stuffed with luscious fillings like lemon curd, buttercream with strawberries, and buttercream with dark or milk chocolate. Guilty indulgences, but c...

BarTailor, Damansara Kim

BarTailor, Damansara Kim

November 28, 2018

BarTailor might be the Klang Valley's most fashion-forward bar, combining cocktail mixology with bespoke clothes-making. Spread over two levels, the main drinking action happens below on most evenings, while the space above is dedicated to the tailor component (by appointment only) and a VIP sect...

Kara Conceptual French Cuisine, Kota Damansara

Kara Conceptual French Cuisine, Kota Damansara

November 27, 2018

Kara - Latin for 'beloved' - is the Klang Valley's latest French restaurant, with a reasonably extensive repertoire. Lovers of liver will likely choose the pan-fried duck liver on russet potatoes with green grapes for a warm starter (RM56) or the chicken liver pate with sliced baguettes and assor...

One3Cafe, Bukit Jalil

One3Cafe, Bukit Jalil

November 24, 2018

One3Cafe’s Miri-born chef-founder, Rose, takes pride in the culinary pleasures of Sarawak, serving up signatures like the unmistakably aromatic Sarawak laksa (RM21.90 for the special with two market-fresh tiger prawns), traditional kelupis glutinous rice rolls with chicken curry (RM10) and nasi l...

Avocatier, Desa Sri Hartamas

Avocatier, Desa Sri Hartamas

November 23, 2018

By avocado aficionados, for avocado aficionados: KL's first avocado-themed cafe is all about the glorious green fruit. The pure pleasure of avocados can be relished in the avo baked eggs, featuring fresh-from-the-oven avocado halves crammed with runny yolks, lusciously creamy and flavour-packed (...

Hydeout, Mont Kiara

Hydeout, Mont Kiara

November 22, 2018

On weekends, Hydeout serves up Sarawakian signatures like nasi aruk - fried rice that's less oily and more garlicky, rounded out with ikan terubuk masin (salted toli shad fish), sliced ambarella and sambal belacan (RM18). Sarawak laksa is probably also a should-order here on Saturdays and Sundays...

Eyvan Restaurant, Bandar Sri Damansara

Eyvan Restaurant, Bandar Sri Damansara

November 21, 2018

The culinary pleasures of Persia unfold at Eyvan, founded by a team of Iranians in Bandar Sri Damansara. Short of taking a trip to Tehran, this might be the ideal introduction to a set of traditional Arabian Gulf recipes not often seen in KL's restaurants.Start with the spinach borani (RM14), a c...

Oh! Ipoh, Bukit Jalil

Oh! Ipoh, Bukit Jalil

November 19, 2018

Ipoh's top temptations take centre stage: The chicken rice relies on kampung chicken freshly brought in from Ipoh and bean sprouts from Buntong (RM11.50 for a portion with thigh and a lovely soup), the kai see hor fun showcases a recipe that's reputedly been served since the early eighties in one...

F.R.Copper, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

F.R.Copper, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

November 18, 2018

Honest food to serve a suburban neighbourhood: TTDI's cafe community welcomes a new venue that offers comforting takes on familiar favourites - fish and chips, capably paired with mushy peas and tartar sauce (RM22), tangy Chilean-inflected pasta with plenty of prawns, clams and squid (RM29), burn...