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Kudo Kudo Malaysia, Yap Kwan Seng Road

Kudo Kudo Malaysia, Yap Kwan Seng Road

June 9, 2024

Turkish-born fried chicken franchise Kudo Kudo has opened in KL’s city centre. The meat meets the mark, tasting fresh and clean, with a light, crisp bite and smoothly tender, well-marinated chew.  The menu also includes specialities like lamb liver sandwiches.

Silverfox Cafe, Chow Kit

Silverfox Cafe, Chow Kit

June 7, 2024

KL’s foxiest new cafe is determined to debut this month: Silverfox Cafe is a sun-streaked vision in white, a two-storey sanctum that fuses a futuristic sheen with artistic and architectural flair. Now a work in progress, Silverfox Cafe is warmed by a welcoming team, sharing a street with The ...

Dimpled, Petaling Jaya

Dimpled, Petaling Jaya

June 5, 2024

PJ’s friendly new gelateria, Dimpled brings smiles to SS2’s ice cream enthusiasts, serving sumptuously smooth, densely delicious delights - the execution is excellent, from classic flavours like pistachio to honey milk (gently nectarous, enhancing the dairy richness), sea salt sakura (a punchy ...

Fishing Day Cafe, OUG

Fishing Day Cafe, OUG

June 2, 2024

Fans of cafes with character and charm, cast your net out to OUG's new Fishing Day Cafe, single-handedly run by friendly founder-barista Fish.Fish's caffeine corner is lovingly lined with film scenes, including tributes to Wong Kar-wai, and illustrated keepsakes from Fish's travels to the Amalf...

Ruma Fusion & Co, Subang Jaya

Ruma Fusion & Co, Subang Jaya

June 2, 2024

Subang’s new Ruma Fusion strives to satisfy cravings for carbs and caffeine, pairing rosti, rice, sandwiches and pasta with copious coffee. The signature rosti comprises classic shredded potatoes, pan-fried to order with caramelised butter, topped with sour cream and add-ons such as smoked sa...

Ordinery, Melawati

Ordinery, Melawati

June 1, 2024

With a window-side view of forested ridges, Melawati’s new Ordinary offers more than modest pleasures in the morning, serving sunny breakfasts of house-cured corned beef Reuben sandwiches with sauerkraut in sourdough toast, hot and hearty, full of flavour, coupled with chai lattes that chan...

Kaya Kappo & Kissaten, SS15 Subang Jaya

Kaya Kappo & Kissaten, SS15 Subang Jaya

May 29, 2024

Subang’s new Kaya Kappo & Kissaten woos us with wood tones to warm up its Japanese inspirations, combining a kissaten-inspired coffee shop with kappo-style restaurant.Matcha and coffee (including Kaya's own chocolaty-creamy Ethiopian-Brazilian blend), plus cakes and sandos, are served start...

Achi Ayahdorai, Sea Park

Achi Ayahdorai, Sea Park

May 23, 2024

Sea Park’s cheerful new spot for banana leaf rice and more, Achi Ayahdorai is a family-run Malaysian Indian restaurant that heartily honours a grandmother’s recipes. The lunchtime BLR (RM11.90) is a lip-smacking spread of steaming-hot rice splashed with six soulful curries and dal, partnered ...

SSL Cafe, Taman Taynton View

SSL Cafe, Taman Taynton View

May 21, 2024

If everything goes smoothly, Taman Taynton View will welcome a new cafe next week, tackling rice platters and coffee with contemporary East Asian twists. Customise your meal, combining rice with a choice of Japanese curry, white tomyam, dried shrimp chilli sambal or bolognese sauce, rounded o...

Leaf's Mark, The Intermark

Leaf's Mark, The Intermark

May 18, 2024

Making a fresh mark at The Intermark, Leaf’s Mark is a sustainability-minded cafe and store that thrives on natural produce.  Shop for nuts, then snack and sip on smoothie bowls of banana and mango with coconut milk and pistachio butter, plus wholesome coolers like the Saffron Bliss (crafted wi...

Adipati Bertiga Clubhouse, Bukit Gasing

Adipati Bertiga Clubhouse, Bukit Gasing

May 12, 2024

Bukit Gasing’s new clubhouse-cafe for fans of mochas and motorcycles, Adipati Bertiga Clubhouse tempts us in with its transformation from a dilapidated home into a distinctive hideout. Everyone’s welcome here to check out head-to-toe merch, from helmets to jackets and shoes, or chill out in the...

Sokaya by SHK, Ara Damansara

Sokaya by SHK, Ara Damansara

May 12, 2024

Serene, spacious and soothing, Ara Damansara's new Sokaya by SHK serves distinctive cafe delights infused with Middle Eastern and Indian inspirations. For a saffron-steeped escapade, the saffron chicken curry with Persian rice pilaf is perfectly paired with a complimentary starter of comforti...

Tian Xing by AZR, Cheras

Tian Xing by AZR, Cheras

May 9, 2024

Taman Len Seng’s new Tian Xing by AZR crafts up cakes and coolers to cheer up Cheras. This is the first cafe spin-off of Aozora Cake Workshop, serving specialities such as fluffy-fresh pink guava cakes, matched with matcha coconut quenchers.

Betawi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Betawi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

May 8, 2024

TTDI’s new Betawi boasts an Indonesian-inspired selection that spans bebek Betawi to Maranggi beef sate, Lombok-style ayam Taliwang to ikan bobor bayam and pepes jamur panggang bambu. Bebek Betawi is for duck devotees, braised in Sumatran spices, cooked with coconut milk for a lip-smacking lus...

African Kitchen, Ampang

African Kitchen, Ampang

May 7, 2024

Bringing a bit of Abuja to Ampang, the new African Kitchen is founded by a friendly Nigerian-Malaysian family, offering everything from efo riro to catfish pepper soup, asun spicy roast to agege soft bread. Of course, West Africa’s quintessential jollof rice is a must here - one of KL’s most sou...