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Boink Bakery, Puchong

Boink Bakery, Puchong

May 24, 2022

Boink is Puchong's new bright spot for fans of bakery-cafes. Snack here on flaky croissants and sip on fragrant lattes while scouting for the cheerful cartoon toasts that charmingly peek out of bread baskets and plant pots on multiple shelves and corners. Boink BakeryOP-1F-10, 2 Rio Office Park, ...

Gesuto, TTDI: 2022 Menu

Gesuto, TTDI: 2022 Menu

May 23, 2022

More than two years after we first visited Gesuto, we returned recently to find a completely refreshed menu, still elegantly infusing European inspirations with Japanese inflections but with more poise, precision and purpose than ever. Start with pearls of the ocean - sushi, topped with creamy ...

Why Roastery Cafe, MAHSA Avenue

Why Roastery Cafe, MAHSA Avenue

May 23, 2022

Why visit Why Roastery Cafe? A fair question to ask Anson, the roaster-barista behind the counter - not a man of many words, his reply might suffice with a satisfactory cup of coffee. Why Roastery Cafe MAHSA Avenue, Block B, 3-13, Kedai KL, Jalan Ilmu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur,

Bond Cafe, Cheras

Bond Cafe, Cheras

May 20, 2022

Founders Dylan and Suet Teng beckon customers to come together and bond over bacon sandwiches layered succulently with house-made onion jam, paired with a pleasant hojicha latte, at their homey new Cheras neighbourhood cafe. Bond Cafe 10A, Jalan Kaskas 4, Taman Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Octane, Glo Damansara

Octane, Glo Damansara

May 16, 2022

A car-themed cafe called Octane that sells miniature automobile models might sound like a high-energy hive of hustle - but thankfully for those of us seeking a calm, cosy space, Octane is mellow on Monday mornings. Octane founder David is happy to chat while serving up satisfying coffee and kombu...

Chachi Mexican Street Food, Subang Jaya

Chachi Mexican Street Food, Subang Jaya

May 15, 2022

Chachi offers a fun take on Mexican-inspired tacos, especially for those of us who prefer crispy corn tortillas instead of soft wheat flour ones. Feel the flavoursome crunch, stuffed with choices like prawns with pineapple, red cabbage and salsa verde (three for RM26) or battered cauliflower with...

AlcoHall by Wholly Spirits, Qra Arcoris Mont Kiara

AlcoHall by Wholly Spirits, Qra Arcoris Mont Kiara

May 14, 2022

Could one of KL's best new cocktail bars be tucked within a grocery store? AlcoHall by Wholly Spirits in Qra Arcoris Mont Kiara leaves us shaken and stirred with its skills and sensibilities, represented by sensuous takes on classics like the Sazerac, healthier low-alcohol temptations ...

Superbolt, Taman Mayang Jaya

Superbolt, Taman Mayang Jaya

May 9, 2022

Eight months ago, we found Superbolt running as a pop-up in a Sri Hartamas fitness studio. This week, its friendly founders launch their own PJ cafe, sharing a striking new space with a neighbourhood florist in Taman Mayang Jaya. Superbolt promises purely coffee for now, including Costa Rica...

DaYeh Food Gallery, Sri Petaling

DaYeh Food Gallery, Sri Petaling

May 8, 2022

Billed as a beef noodle cafe hidden in a Sri Petaling art studio, DaYeh Food Gallery's Taiwanese-inspired claypot of tenderly braised beef, tendon and honeycomb tripe is soulfully savoury - sumptuous rainy-day sustenance for beef buffs (RM31.90). DaYeh Food Gallery12A-1, Jln Radin Bagus 8, Band...

Barista Experience Academy, Mahsa Avenue

Barista Experience Academy, Mahsa Avenue

May 8, 2022

Barista Experience Academy, which holds latte art workshops and other coffee classes at Mahsa Avenue, runs a caffeine bar every weekend - head here for interesting experimental concoctions like the aerocano, a spin on the americano that's evokes the smoothness of nitro cold brews, prepared with e...

Onsemiro: Ganjang Gejang in KL

Onsemiro: Ganjang Gejang in KL

May 7, 2022

Harnessing roe-filled flower crabs flown in from South Korea, Onsemiro - one of KL's most respected Korean restaurants - does justice to its current seasonal special of ganjang gejang: Raw marinated crabs that wed their soothingly light, natural crustacean sweetness with the umami of soy sauce an...

OMG Crab, The LINC KL

OMG Crab, The LINC KL

May 7, 2022

If the urge for ganjang-gejang strikes, OMG Crab in The LINC KL offers a convenient fix of Jeju-inspired raw crabs marinated in a chilli-laced, soy-based brine.OMG Crab's XXL-sized crab (RM53, estimated at 200-250 grams), sourced live from the Straits of Malacca, surfaces slightly smaller than ...

Ju Ga & Cook, Sri Hartamas

Ju Ga & Cook, Sri Hartamas

May 7, 2022

Seeking soulful Seoul food? Ju Ga & Cook is just what you crave - this Korean-run restaurant does drop-dead delicious versions of sujebi, Korea's equivalent of a hand-torn pasta soup (RM20), and other brothy noodles made thick and rustic-textured with perilla seeds (RM22). Ju Ga & Cook Pl...

Yellow Brick Road, The Five

Yellow Brick Road, The Five

May 6, 2022

With three clicks of the heels, Yellow Brick Road has left Plaza Batai after seven years, travelling over the rainbow to its new home in The Five complex, a plant-powered emerald cafe that continues to serve with heart, smarts and courage. Munchkins have much to munch on here: We’re off to ...

Miyatake Sanuki Udon, Mont Kiara

Miyatake Sanuki Udon, Mont Kiara

May 4, 2022

After months of watching ramen restaurants overrun Mont Kiara, udon strikes back: Miyatake Sanuki Udon - formerly in 1 Utama - has moved to a lovely new space in this neighbourhood, serving noodles with a bounce in their bite and a spring in their chew, prepared in a myriad of soothing, satisfyi...