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B.A.T.S, Bangsar

B.A.T.S, Bangsar

February 9, 2019

Pizza maniacs who like their toppings as thick as possible can splurge on The Bat Works, the ultimate pizza at Bangsar's new bistro, piled with a medley of meat, a smorgasbord of seafood and a variety of vegetables. The crisp crust is richly blanketed with (deep breath!) shredded beef, lamb, chic...

The Lolla Co., The AmpWalk

The Lolla Co., The AmpWalk

February 6, 2019

A little cafe that could, The Lolla Co. makes lovely use of its modest space to carve out its own special sanctuary in the city, offering a soul-reviving escape from the office cubicles.The menu might not be a far-reaching lollapalooza of temptations, but it's a succinct selection that seems to r...

Viscuso Artisan Bakery, Bangsar

Viscuso Artisan Bakery, Bangsar

February 5, 2019

With Sicilian-born chef Sergio E. Viscuso at the helm, it makes sense to sample the Italian specialities at Viscuso Artisan Bakery, Bangsar's latest destination for doughy delights.The Macalle is the Sicilian-specific version of Italy's cartocci, a fluffy-soft, spiral-shaped, sugar-showered pastr...

The Ding's, The Hub SS2

The Ding's, The Hub SS2

February 1, 2019

For a soulful lunch, The Ding's calrose rice comes mixed with minced pork belly that's been slow-braised for 24 hours, the epitome of a warm embrace in a bowl, perfectly proportioned by every measure, from the firm, smooth grains to the savoury meat and sumptuous gravy, rounded out with greens an...

Urban Daybreak, Bangsar

Urban Daybreak, Bangsar

January 31, 2019

From Beach Street to Bangsar: A new dawn has come for Penang’s Urban Daybreak, rising for the first time on KL’s horizon with its latest outpost in Telawi. The selection here follows the fundamentals of the George Town original, with a focus on all-day brunches - pair your pork with poached eggs ...

Headspace, SS15 Subang Jaya

Headspace, SS15 Subang Jaya

January 28, 2019

Headspace has its heart in the right place, offering a comfortable space where customers can work more effortlessly with their minds at ease. Its founders have gone to great lengths to craft this thoughtful sanctuary in Subang, even travelling more than 2,500 kilometres to source for their ideal ...

Bo All Day Dining, The LINC KL

Bo All Day Dining, The LINC KL

January 27, 2019

Set beside The LINC mall's centrepiece of decades-old, slender-branched trees, Bo All Day Dining is a restaurant that feels like the closest thing to a rainforest retreat in the city. But there's no monkeying around with the menu, populated with well-prepared creations.Specialities include the ro...

Zoe, Bangsar

Zoe, Bangsar

January 17, 2019

Asian by day, European by night; northern Thai curried noodles for lunch, Italian lamb ragu pappardelle when the sun sets: Zoe zigzags across continents for comfort cooking that crackles with zeal and zest.Chef-founder Zoe Rai’s new venue currently serves one savoury temptation in the afternoon, ...

Griffin, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Griffin, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

January 16, 2019

Ten points to Griffin for serving Bunny Chow, the South African street-food staple. Credited to ethnic Indian migrants who created the recipe in the 1940s, there's no rabbit in this meal - instead, it's a thick loaf of bread, hollowed out and stuffed with meaty curry (RM32.90 for a choice of mutt...

El Toro Loco, Fraser Place

El Toro Loco, Fraser Place

January 13, 2019

Charging into the city centre, KL's latest Spanish restaurant is crazy about pinchos, tapas and paella. When we visited early this month, the menu had not been finalised, but the kitchen served us a small, complimentary sampling of what to expect - our favourite was the quintessential potato-pack...

Avobar, Shah Alam

Avobar, Shah Alam

January 12, 2019

Millennial and minimalist: This spartan space specialises purely in avocado beverages, marketed under the homegrown Avacadavra brand. Grab-and-go bottles of avocado juice, milky in texture, sweetened with honey, are offered at RM10 per 400ml serving, each textured authentically with avocado in al...

Pebble, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Pebble, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

January 9, 2019

Rocking up with playful pizzazz, KL's latest burger parlour showcases lively highlights like spiced-up fried chicken burgers (RM14.90; with jalapenos and sriracha aioli) and luxed-up wagyu beef burgers (RM48; with foie gras and truffle aioli). The chicken is thick and tender, while the wagyu beef...

Tail & Fin, MyTOWN Shopping Centre

Tail & Fin, MyTOWN Shopping Centre

January 7, 2019

Tail & Fin heads into KL this month with its poke bowls, sushi burritos and sushi tacos, curated by one of Nobu's former executive chefs, Karu Wedhas. The brand first launched in Las Vegas in 2016, specialising in social media smashes like poke bowls presented in pineapple shells - our Pineap...

Modern Madness Beers, Ales & Lagers

Modern Madness Beers, Ales & Lagers

January 6, 2019

Malaysian-brewed beers that cost as low as RM10 per glass, in mind-bending, mould-breaking varieties like Bak Kut Teh, Lemongrass Sour, Chrysanthemum or Chocolate Coffee: Have the lovable lunatics at Ales & Lagers and The Great Beer Bar finally gone stark-raving insane?There's a method to thi...

Azzurri Italia, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Azzurri Italia, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

January 3, 2019

Fresh-faced yet familiar: Bearing the colours of the Italian flag at its entrance and the nickname of the Italian national football team in its brand, TTDI's new casual Italian restaurant promises all the typical fan favourites, from pasta al pesto to pizza margherita.The Oxtail Spaghetti might b...