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Starwheels Cafe & Bistro, Emporis Kota Damansara

Starwheels Cafe & Bistro, Emporis Kota Damansara

June 14, 2021

Hot meals and wheels: This concept cafe offers not only Japanese-inspired cooking but electric scooters, which customers can test before deciding whether to purchase. Roll with ramen - prices prove surprisingly wallet-friendly; the spicy ramen with scallops and corn costs RM12.90, tasty enough to...

Florescence by World of Phalaenopsis, Ulu Yam

Florescence by World of Phalaenopsis, Ulu Yam

June 13, 2021

If you love verdant cafes where plants vastly outnumber people, Florescence by World of Phalaenopsis is worth the 45-minute drive from KL's city centre to Ulu Yam. Waddling ducks welcome you to this pondside paradise, nestled in an orchid farm where summer seems abloom all year round.Florescence'...

Eggin, Bukit Damansara

Eggin, Bukit Damansara

June 12, 2021

Veteran barista Alang makes a mean magic and a fab flat white for pick-ups on the porch of this Bukit Damansara home. Alang's new effort, Eggin, is meant to eventually open as a cafe in Plaza Damansara nearby, but for now, it's nice to watch Alang at work outdoors in this pleasant leafy space, a ...

Connie Bao, Sri Petaling

Connie Bao, Sri Petaling

June 12, 2021

Homemade baos, sold steaming-hot on the porch of a Sri Petaling house: If you love fresh, tender baos, loaded with comfortingly familiar fillings, check in at Connie Bao.The biggest baos (RM4) are massive, too large to fit into the palm of a hand, packed with pork, hard-boiled egg and mushrooms i...

Cik Sabi: Chicken Biryani & other soulful meals for delivery

Cik Sabi: Chicken Biryani & other soulful meals for delivery

June 11, 2021

Serving everything from Nasi Uduk with Opor Ayam to Mutton Meat Loaf with eight local spices in an all-butter crust, Cik Sabi promises soulful meals by Malaysian theatre veteran Sabera Shaik, who spins skilfully from choreography to cooking with her latest effort. We recently received a meal bo...

ELLO Pita KL

ELLO Pita KL

June 9, 2021

Have a pita party: Say hi to ELLO, delivering puffy, fluffy pocketfuls of sunshine, transforming salads, sandwiches and even burgers into wholesome pita pockets, plump and perfect.Malaysia might feel like a million miles from Marrakesh now, but The Moroccan brings a bit of the Red City to KL, loa...

BeanGood, Alam Damai Cheras

BeanGood, Alam Damai Cheras

May 28, 2021

Fresh-baked fruit tarts for tempting teatime takeouts at this friendly new Cheras cafe: BeanGood's treats come blanketed with toppings like orange curd (with a fragrant citrus zip) and Korean strawberries with yogurt cream (with a full-bodied berry zing), layered over a crunchy, gently nutty almo...

Three Plates Full: Pork Pie Deliveries

Three Plates Full: Pork Pie Deliveries

May 23, 2021

Fresh-from-the-oven pies, packed with succulent, saucy meat and vegetables: Three Plates Full nails its pork pies, baked fresh entirely in its Subang Jaya kitchen.Bite into these chunky treats, with their flaky, buttery puff pastry top and crusty pie base, for full-bodied mouthfuls of pork collar...

Bene Pasta

Bene Pasta

May 22, 2021

With about eight recipes available for delivery, Bene Pasta strives to satisfy spaghetti cravings.  We tried two Asian-influenced styles (RM16). The Mala Pasta might be too hot for some of us to handle - the Szechuan spiciness blazes a scorching, stinging path on the palate, burning over the mush...

BBQ Bros, Sri Petaling

BBQ Bros, Sri Petaling

May 21, 2021

Sri Petaling's new stall for barbecued pork ribs and belly promises the succulence of 24-hour sous-vide slow-cooking and the sultriness of charcoal grilling.The meat comes with Asian flavour twists, courtesy of a chef whose resume spans top KL hotels, from Shangri-La to Sheraton Imperial, but is ...

Charcox Charcoal Grill, Salak South Garden

Charcox Charcoal Grill, Salak South Garden

May 20, 2021

Charcox is becoming a neighbourhood favourite in Salak South for well-priced Western fare that's a cut above what's expected. At RM59 for 200 grams of grass-fed Aussie rib eye, customers can't be blamed for lowering their hopes, but this charcoal-grilled steak more than merits the price, a slab t...

Zikgu, Sri Petaling

Zikgu, Sri Petaling

May 19, 2021

Who needs French fries when you can have fried chicken skin to pair with your burger?Sri Petaling's new chicken sandwich truck is a diabolical diet-destroyer, cramming in all the crunch you could crave from fried chicken.The chicken burger is a behemoth, with chunky thigh meat in flavourfully s...

Bukit Jalil Foodie Paradise

Bukit Jalil Foodie Paradise

May 11, 2021

If char koay teow with add-ons of freshly shucked siham and fried duck egg is your one true love, Bukit Jalil Foodie Paradise's CKT might be the next thing to fall in lust with. The signature platter starts at RM16, with RM10 of extra kerang in our serving, succulent and saturated in every spoonf...

TC Chantel Cafe, Bukit Jalil

TC Chantel Cafe, Bukit Jalil

May 11, 2021

Rice bowls topped with char siu, tamago and Japanese curry (RM18.90) bring together Chinese and Japanese favourites in one warm, soulful serving at this brightly welcoming new cafe.TC Chantel Cafe1-39, Residensi Park, Persiaran Jalil Utama, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 013-392-3915

Big Leaf BLR, Petaling Jaya

Big Leaf BLR, Petaling Jaya

May 10, 2021

Banana leaf rice meals in a pleasantly leafy space, for an enjoyable lunch at Section 17's friendly new neighbourhood place.Big Leaf's BLR clocks in at RM8.50, featuring three vegetables and four curries, comprising crab, salted fish, chicken and dal, soothingly and soulfully spiced, evoking home...