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Decadent By Four Seasons

Decadent By Four Seasons

May 22, 2018

Four Seasons Hotel's dessert bar defines decadence as ice cream in playful Malaysian flavours like pulut hitam or teh tarik with golden raisins (RM15 per scoop), pineapple tarts and white chocolate coconut truffles (RM15 for six pieces). Grab some cookies and macarons to take home, or have them i...

Drome Cafe, Shah Alam

Drome Cafe, Shah Alam

May 19, 2018

For fans of flavour-packed buns-with-meat combos, Drome's chicken burger, soaked in peri-peri sauce (RM13.90), and Coney hot dog, smothered in beefy gravy (RM14.90), might seal the deal for what to savour for dinner. Drome Cafe1-G-04, D,VIDA, Jalan Bazar U8/101, Bukit Jelutong, 40150 Shah Alam,...

Phil's Bistro, SS2 Petaling Jaya

Phil's Bistro, SS2 Petaling Jaya

May 18, 2018

Bistro fare with a couple of twists: Pork ribs are blanketed in a sweet-spicy sauce that's meant to evoke peri-peri dynamics (RM32.80; the meat is tender, fresh and well-prepared), while pasta carbonara comes with quail eggs and tobiko (RM15.80; essentially the creamy rendition that's most popula...

42 Street Bakery, Mont Kiara

42 Street Bakery, Mont Kiara

May 16, 2018

Every Thursday, a Korean chef and a Malaysian baker set up shop at Plaza Mont Kiara's flea market, selling a smorgasbord of meticulously conceived bread and cakes. For a teatime treat, we purchased 42 Street Bakery's sourdough of substance (laced with dried apricots and a hint of Earl Grey), pu...

Moutou, Lorong Panggung

Moutou, Lorong Panggung

May 14, 2018

Billed as an artists-run community space, this rooftop venue is a distinctive destination for cracking open a beer - or sipping on tea and coffee - while enjoying the evening in an urban herb-farm setting. Barbecue nights and live musical performances are among the events often staged here.Moutou...

Sebok Cafe, Shah Alam

Sebok Cafe, Shah Alam

May 12, 2018

Sebok gets busy with fun fare that spans East and West, from Nasi Ayam Penyet (RM16; complete with tempeh and tasty sambal) to a twist on Eggs Benedict that's sandwiched in the cafe's own-baked bagel (RM16). Sebok also makes its own salted caramel for its milkshakes and lattes, which also come in...

Duck Ye Ye, Taman Desa

Duck Ye Ye, Taman Desa

May 11, 2018

Friendly Ipoh-born stall-keeper Mun Yew offers roast duck prepared to a family recipe; the result is satisfyingly meaty and sufficiently tender, with a light, clean flavour. Half a duck costs RM29, while a full fowl is RM55; tables are available for customers to eat beside the Duck Ye Ye truck in...

Diem Cafe, Puchong

Diem Cafe, Puchong

May 11, 2018

Culinary cultures collide: Diem Cafe couples the Malaysian must-have of nasi lemak with a crispy Taiwanese fried chicken cutlet - it's a pairing that works, predictably (RM14.90). And what better beverage to complement santan-saturated nasi lemak than a cold, frosty coconut shake (RM12.90)? The r...

Satoyama Chicken, Puchong

Satoyama Chicken, Puchong

May 10, 2018

Relying on free-range fowl raised in Sarawak for two months and fed with naturally farmed produce, Satoyama Chicken aims to bring a nutritiously wholesome bent to crowd-pleasers like chicken rice (RM11.90, with tenderly poached meat) and chicken tonic soups (RM15.90, for a serving that's rich wit...

Da Niu Sarawak Kuching Kolo Mee, Petaling Jaya

Da Niu Sarawak Kuching Kolo Mee, Petaling Jaya

May 8, 2018

Kuching kopitiam classics, available for folks in PJ seeking a fuss-free lunch that costs under RM10: Da Niu's speciality is kolo mee, which can be ordered in either the original or red variant (RM7; for the latter, the firm and springy thin noodles come in a pleasantly light sweet char siew sauc...