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Kitchen Haven 28, Taman Bukit Indah

Kitchen Haven 28, Taman Bukit Indah

November 12, 2018

This suburban neighbourhood gem is a sanctuary for soulful, protein-fuelled meals: Comfort food rarely gets more soothing than the braised pork belly, lusciously layered, rounded out with steamed rice and a soft, 63-degree egg, plus a genuinely good vegetable soup that's thick and sweet with toma...

DOU, Damansara Perdana

DOU, Damansara Perdana

November 10, 2018

Its name might sound Chinese, but DOU's horizons are decidedly more far-reaching: Italian and French aspirations are all over the gnocchi with parsnip cream (RM38), risotto with foie gras (RM60) and beef cheeks cooked with red wine, completed with horseradish cream and charred carrots (RM65). The...

Habanna Charbroil Grillhouse, Taman Paramount

Habanna Charbroil Grillhouse, Taman Paramount

November 9, 2018

Habanna makes a mountain out of meat, tempting customers with thick cuts of everything from charbroiled U.S. Berkshire pork belly with green apple sauce (RM29.90) to Australian Black Angus rib eye steaks (RM99.90 for 300 grams) - meat that meets the mark for carnivorous cravings. Lamb, chicken an...

Buranchi, Puchong

Buranchi, Puchong

November 8, 2018

Serving a Japanese-inspired brunch menu all day long, Buranchi is a calm but cheerful new cafe where customers can indulge in fluffy omuretsu-style omelettes with Japanese curry and sausages (RM15), savoury pork yakiniku bowls with an onsen egg (RM17) and Japanese sweet potatoes prepared with the...

Lapan Wellness Cafe, Petaling Jaya

Lapan Wellness Cafe, Petaling Jaya

November 7, 2018

Healthy vegan fare is Lapan's number one priority, with meticulously wholesome, minimally processed offerings inspired by both East and West. The extensive selection includes brown rice bee hoon flavoured with two-year unpasteurised barley miso (RM19), teriyaki-tinged tempeh burgers with soy mayo...

Sticks Lok Lok, SS2 Petaling Jaya

Sticks Lok Lok, SS2 Petaling Jaya

November 5, 2018

Sticks takes lok-lok out of the streets and into a modern casual restaurant: Choose from up to 100 different types of skewers, spanning broth-stuffed 'bursting' pork balls to otak-otak fish balls, century eggs to quail eggs to duck breast, bacon wraps to Taiwanese sausages.Dunk the fresh-tasting ...

Paloma Tea House, Cheras

Paloma Tea House, Cheras

November 4, 2018

This serene sanctuary specialises in single-origin Japanese and Chinese tea sourced straight from the farms: For sips that soothe, select one of Paloma Tea House's eight green tea varietals, three white teas, three black teas or seven oolongs to brew at your table - the Wong siblings who run this...

Tai Zi Hong Kong Dim Sum, Sunway Mentari

Tai Zi Hong Kong Dim Sum, Sunway Mentari

November 3, 2018

With dim sum served in colourful hues naturally dyed with butterfly pea flower and spinach, bearing cool names like the Pink Lady Dumplings and Gold Award Coriander Dumplings, it's clear that Tai Zi strives to offer an interesting take on this familiar genre. Prices are pretty reasonable, with a ...

Nuromen Cafe, Damansara Uptown

Nuromen Cafe, Damansara Uptown

November 2, 2018

The Kuching-origin Nuromen Cafe launched its first peninsular-based outpost recently in Petaling Jaya, specialising in beef noodles, both classic and contemporary: For the former, the garlicky kolo mee seeks to bring a bit of Sarawak to Damansara Uptown, served with beef soup complete with stewed...

Good Monster, Mid Valley Megamall

Good Monster, Mid Valley Megamall

October 31, 2018

Stomping into Mid Valley, Good Monster serves up modern rice bowls with Asian flavours and flair. The Nyonya Pescetarian, for example, is a hearty Malaysian mix of seafood and fibre - aromatic virgin coconut oil rice blanketed with ikan bakar, otak-otak, sambal ikan bilis, curry pineapple, four h...