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SUPE Vegan, Bukit Bintang

SUPE Vegan, Bukit Bintang

October 25, 2020

Giving sushi and ramen the herbivorous treatment, SUPE's specialities include its Strawberry Sushi (RM19; fruity with fresh sliced strawberries, well-balanced with seaweed, cucumber and carrots, rolled in Japanese short-grain rice, showered with mock chicken floss and toasted black and white sesa...

MJ Bakes Choux: Musang King Choux

MJ Bakes Choux: Musang King Choux

October 24, 2020

An October surprise for durian devotees: MJ Bakes Choux is offering Musang King Choux as its special of the month (five in a box for RM65).If you love luscious cream puffs, this gives you plenty of bang for your buck - even the smallest bite yields a richly dense custard with all the aromatic all...

Craf, klpac

Craf, klpac

October 23, 2020

Leafy inside and out, Craf is a lovely cafe that beckons with fuss-free fare like spaghetti stir-fried with duck confit and olive oil (RM23). If you're seeking a bit of space and calm in troubled times, sit by the windows and savour some coffee (RM12.30) with a soothing view of Sentul Park.Craf C...

Lao You Ji Fried Kuey Teow: Foo Kee, Desa Sri Hartamas

Lao You Ji Fried Kuey Teow: Foo Kee, Desa Sri Hartamas

October 23, 2020

The Golden Moon Kuey Teow at Hartamas' Foo Kee kopitiam is a fun cross between char kuey teow and moonlight hor fun, complete with cockles and a raw chicken egg at its centre, to be mixed up with the flat noodles for a runny-yolked slickness (RM7.50). Purists can choose the duck egg char kuey teo...

Creofe Baked Goods: Levain-style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Creofe Baked Goods: Levain-style Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 21, 2020

Inspired by the chocolate chip cookies of NYC's Levain Bakery, KL's own Creofe Baked Goods impresses us with some of the gooiest cookies around. Each melty-soft cookie makes monsters out of us all, clocking in at a chunky 100 grams, their crisp bite yielding to a indulgent chew. Get the Mixed Box...

Code:Black Espresso, Selayang

Code:Black Espresso, Selayang

October 20, 2020

Code green alert for fans of pumpkin pie, sourdough pizzas, intriguing cakes and coffee: The pumpkin pie isn't always available, so call ahead to check. It's a rare treat that few cafes serve - Code:Black's is fresh-baked with roasted pumpkin, soft and naturally sweet, nuanced with nutmeg and cin...

Li Yen, The Ritz-Carlton

Li Yen, The Ritz-Carlton

October 20, 2020

For dim sum done at the peak of the kitchen's prowess, Li Yen remains the city's most reliable destination. You'll be hard-pressed to find har gao that's so expertly executed, with fresh prawn meat and steamed bamboo shoots packed tightly in perfectly proportioned skin. Beef siew mai also boasts ...

KITA Dining, Damansara Heights

KITA Dining, Damansara Heights

October 17, 2020

KITA charms with colour and cheer. We’re instant fans of its Asian affair, the KITA Platter that brings people together with three mounds of aromatic rice - one blue with butterfly pea flower, another pale-green with pandan, the third tinged with ginger - playfully plated with super-satisfying, s...

Bistro Monologue, Puchong

Bistro Monologue, Puchong

October 16, 2020

In pursuit of pork? Bistro Monologue might want a word with you. Its hearty people-and-pocket-pleasers include nasi lemak with crispy siu yuk (RM13.90), raisin-laced pork roulade (RM22.90) and pizza heaped with ham, cheese and cherry tomatoes on a cracker-like crust (RM13.90). Wash down the porci...

Woodfire Ampang

Woodfire Ampang

October 12, 2020

Johor's famed Woodfire burgers finally have a full-fledged restaurant in KL, with this friendly franchised outpost in Ampang. These big, bulky burgers live up to the wait, stuffed thick and tall - especially enjoyable if you like sloppy, saucy burgers.Many of the main burgers start from RM17.90, ...

Merry Me Ice Cream

Merry Me Ice Cream

October 11, 2020

Salted egg Oreo ice cream might sound like an abomination, but ice cream caterer Merry Me makes this flavour work surprisingly well, blending and balancing the mellow savouriness of preserved yolk with the sweet crunch of cookies in  a truly creamy creation. We were happy to catch them at a Desa ...

Ai Jiak Penang Food, Petaling Jaya

Ai Jiak Penang Food, Petaling Jaya

October 11, 2020

We brought a Penang-born companion to Petaling Jaya's Ai Jiak to see if this George Town-loving stop would hit the spot. His verdict - folks seeking a bit of the northern state's flavours can take a bite, though Penangites are notoriously finicky about matters of authenticity and quality.The Hokk...

Spice Mantra, Sunsuria Forum

Spice Mantra, Sunsuria Forum

October 11, 2020

Spice Mantra is a banana leaf restaurant that's barely two months old, but its founders have reputedly been in the Indian catering business for decades. The result - a capable, confident BLR meal (RM7.90) with the robust, requisite flavours, complete with poriyal, papadum, chutney and soulful, so...

HoorayWu, Cheras

HoorayWu, Cheras

October 7, 2020

Hip home, HoorayWu: This weekend cafe in a terraced house is a welcoming venue for reviving kombucha (in flavours such as grape, grapefruit or passion fruit) and tempting desserts like the textured cempedak cake. Reservations are recommended.HoorayWu19, Jalan Pantas, Taman Connaught, 56000 Cheras...

BAPE Cafe Malaysia, Suria KLCC

BAPE Cafe Malaysia, Suria KLCC

October 6, 2020

The first Malaysian store of Japanese fashion brand BAPE boasts its own cafe, a stylish space with a cool KL crew and fun Tokyo-loving fare. The Unagi Toast is a should-order on the soft-launch menu - sourdough bread blanketed with soft, creamy scrambled eggs and a large slice of luscious eel in ...