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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...

Mrs Jones' Parlour, Petaling Jaya

Mrs Jones' Parlour, Petaling Jaya

October 30, 2018

Who is Mrs Jones? Her identity supplies the intrigue surrounding PJ's new gin bar - stepping into this space is like entering the sitting room of someone lost in the mists of history, full of timeworn furnishing that hints at a Bohemian heritage. Mrs Jones, as the legend goes, was a gypsy girl fr...

Pokok, PJ MAHSA University

Pokok, PJ MAHSA University

October 28, 2018

The Glasshouse Effect: Surrounded by trees and swathed in sunshine, Pokok is a budding contender for one of PJ's loveliest cafes, a suburban sanctuary that soothes and satiates.Pokok's crowd-pleasers come prepared fresh from the kitchen: From the East, the Nasi Lemak hits fragrant notes, with the...

Hai Qiu Bentong Rojak Mee, Gamuda Walk

Hai Qiu Bentong Rojak Mee, Gamuda Walk

October 27, 2018

Hai Qiu's gastronomic heritage spans three generations, stretching back to 1954 in Pahang's Bentong town. Spreading its wings to Kota Kemuning's Gamuda Walk mall this year, family fare forms the foundation of this brand's flagship Rojak Mee, well-balanced in its house-made sweet sauce, nicely tex...

Room 203 & Friends, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Room 203 & Friends, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

October 25, 2018

Room 203 is perhaps best known for serving some of Publika's most affordable long blacks and flat whites; its latest outpost, launching this month in TTDI, preserves the RM5 pricing per cup of coffee but brings much more to the table, with lots of help from its friends - hot food, cold beers and ...

Abanico, Kota Kemuning

Abanico, Kota Kemuning

October 24, 2018

Kota Kemuning's new neighbourhood deli-style restaurant serves up a smorgasbord of meat; check out the chiller filled with everything from Australian wagyu rump steaks to Hungarian pork sausages, then make your selection for chef Eric Siew and his team to prepare in their kitchen. Our Miyazaki Ka...

63 Roast, Sri Petaling

63 Roast, Sri Petaling

October 22, 2018

Homemade roasts, literally: Serving roast chicken, siu yok and char siu for lunch everyday in a Sri Petaling house (with roast duck on weekends), 63 Roast makes for a pleasant change from the shop-lot restaurants that dominate this neighbourhood.63 Roast's chef-founder Kenny Wong spends three hou...