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Viola Flower Cafe, Bukit Jalil

Viola Flower Cafe, Bukit Jalil

August 16, 2019

With a floral theme inspired by similar East Asian concepts, Viola Flower Cafe blooms with beauty, a photogenic space with a ceiling carpeted by natural dried flowers, encouraging customers to live life more slowly and savour their favourite moments.True to those philosophies, Viola Flower Cafe s...

7TNine Kitchen & Bar

7TNine Kitchen & Bar

August 15, 2019

A bastion for North Indian cuisine in downtown KL, 7TNine Kitchen & Bar weaves together a rich tapestry of South Asia’s culinary heritage, capturing the heady fragrances and heartwarming flavours that have swathed this region for centuries. With a brigade commandeered by both Indian and Pakis...

Krung Thep, Republik Damansara Heights

Krung Thep, Republik Damansara Heights

August 12, 2019

With an Isan-origin chef commanding the kitchen, Krung Thep emerges as one of KL's few Thai restaurants that blast beyond culinary cliches, serving skilled interpretations of regional specialities that will make this a popular spot in Damansara Heights' new Republik F&B enclave.For the first-...

Little Pig, Petaling Jaya

Little Pig, Petaling Jaya

August 9, 2019

Little Pig brings big, buoyant ideas to the Klang Valley's Spanish food scene, with chef Yong Yu Khim returning to Malaysia after honing his craft in recent years at Singapore's Barcelona-inspired FOC Restaurant. True to FOC's inspiration, traditional tapas are reinterpreted with 21st-century fla...

Drop Exchange, Solaris Mont Kiara

Drop Exchange, Solaris Mont Kiara

August 8, 2019

Wolfing down Wall Street's bankable bites: Drop Exchange has rallied up a reputation as a blue-chip bar with a stock market theme for its beverages, but it's also worth being bullish about the food here, a portfolio of Indian and Persian fare that pays satisfying dividends. North Indian-origin ch...

Playte, Republik Damansara Heights

Playte, Republik Damansara Heights

August 4, 2019

Playte brings exciting elements to the table: The clear-eyed skills of young Malaysian chefs with something fresh to offer. The imaginative use of regional produce, from belimbing to bamboo shoots, Bario rice to Vadouvan spices, to create recipes of ambition and adventure. The conviction to showc...

Grand Imperial, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Grand Imperial, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

August 4, 2019

The Grand Imperial Group's 10th outpost scores close to a perfect ten on every level: Launched this past month in a sparkling setting on Pavilion Kuala Lumpur's sixth floor, fully refurbished with a stage backed by an LED screen, this is a banquet hall for all occasions, from birthday celebration...

Le Pont Smoke & Grill Bar, Old Klang Road

Le Pont Smoke & Grill Bar, Old Klang Road

August 3, 2019

Le Pont Smoke & Grill Bar turns the temperature up on Old Klang Road: In its open kitchen, the culinary crew brings the burn to succulent steaks and other charcoal-grilled cuts of meat and seafood while also tending to a wood-fired oven where crisp-crusted pizzas blaze bright as the shining s...

Real Penang, Solaris Dutamas

Real Penang, Solaris Dutamas

July 14, 2019

Real Penang lives up to its name in every respect: Run by Bukit Mertajam-born Steven Chong and his wife, Jocelyn, this restaurant promises recipes that generations of families know well and hold close to their hearts, particularly Penang Peranakans.Real Penang is the realisation of a dream that S...

Char Line, Bukit Damansara

Char Line, Bukit Damansara

July 12, 2019

Char Line charts a clear line to the asado barbecues of Uruguay for its inspiration, fanning the embers of its custom-built, firewood-fuelled grill to scorch beef sourced from South America and Europe, alongside other meat, seafood and vegetables from home and abroad. For sultry steaks and smould...

Pasta Bella, Bangsar

Pasta Bella, Bangsar

July 11, 2019

With a leafy, sky-lit atrium that straddles the line between rustic and refined, the Pasta Bella experience might be the closest thing in KL to a meal under the Tuscan sun - revamped and reopened this past month, the restaurant pushes pasta to even more pleasurable heights, taking inspiration fro...

Ben's Charcoal Chicken, Bangsar

Ben's Charcoal Chicken, Bangsar

July 10, 2019

Here's one reason to chicken out: The BIG Group's latest restaurant revamp is a crackin' good egg, forking out more cluck for your buck with chicken that's charcoal-cooked with fiery Australian-inspired flair. Newly launched this month, Ben's Charcoal Chicken is a cheerfully casual eatery that pr...

MARI Ristorante, Lorong Raja Chulan

MARI Ristorante, Lorong Raja Chulan

July 7, 2019

What happens when an Italian chef lives in KL for three years and falls in love with Asian flavours? Chef Cristian Grandi's menu at KL's new MARI Ristorante is the result, showcasing Italian classics imbued with ingredients that span sambal to soy, galangal to garam masala, jackfruit to yuzu, cur...

The Farm Foodcraft, Bangsar South

The Farm Foodcraft, Bangsar South

July 7, 2019

The Farm Foodcraft is as much as an Eden as an eatery, flourishing with its own fruit plants, vegetables and herbs throughout a beautifully breathtaking space, striving to take KL's farm-to-table philosophies to further heights.Visiting this restaurant promises an exuberantly immersive experience...

Rod Dee Ded, Damansara Uptown

Rod Dee Ded, Damansara Uptown

July 5, 2019

Bringing together Bangkok and beef, Rod Dee Ded rolls out a distinctive way of relishing your rib eye, showcasing premium cuts of Australian wagyu meat splashed with Thai-spiced broth in a serving style nicknamed 'shower beef.' Hoof on over here for Thai beef hotpots, beef curries and beef noodle...