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Positano Risto, Publika

Positano Risto, Publika

September 20, 2019

How does a restaurant soar atop TripAdvisor’s rankings in two separate cities, first trumping every other Italian eatery in Singapore, then similarly skyrocketing in KL within less than a year? Entrenched near the summit of customer ratings, with some 800 TripAdvisor reviews in Singapore and near...

Wildflowers, Petaling Street

Wildflowers, Petaling Street

September 16, 2019

Wild horses shouldn't keep fans of modern Asian fare away from this lovely, leafy eatery; across the street from Merchant's Lane, the team behind one of Chinatown's top cafes has crafted another alluringly atmospheric venue, heralding the evolution of their ambitions with a full-fledged restauran...

Table9, Bangsar

Table9, Bangsar

September 13, 2019

Table9 has thrived on Telawi for more than two years now, but it remains one of Bangsar's best-kept secrets, a Korean-helmed restaurant with inspirations that leap from Italian pizzas and pastas to Scandinavian open sandwiches. Step into the venue and it's a beautiful retreat from the streets out...

If Only, Taman U-Thant

If Only, Taman U-Thant

September 9, 2019

If only there were a sanctuary in KL’s city centre that feeds the spirit while soothing our stresses away: The Malaysian trio of Keith, Jean and Jonathan – who collectively have over three decades of experience in helming eateries, locally and abroad - have brought that vision to vibrant life, bi...

Cloud 9, Pavilion Elite

Cloud 9, Pavilion Elite

September 5, 2019

Perched on the ninth floor of Pavilion Elite, with a bird's-eye view of Bukit Bintang's streets, Cloud 9 floats to fine heights, exuding a sense of stylish elegance seldom seen in malls. With a veteran Italian chef currently commanding the kitchen, the European-accented menu also shoots for the s...

Summer Hot Pot, Bandar Sunway

Summer Hot Pot, Bandar Sunway

August 30, 2019

Hankering for hotpot? Summer Hot Pot could be your destination for all seasons, bringing this traditional favourite of Chinese emperors to Bandar Sunway for fans of hearty communal fare. The founders of this fuss-free but colourful space have years of experience in preparing hotpots, so brace you...

Lick A Spoon, Subang Jaya

Lick A Spoon, Subang Jaya

August 29, 2019

The Klang Valley's first dessert parlour that specialises purely in edible cookie dough, Lick A Spoon strives to live up to its name with cookie dough in fun flavours like chocolate chip, peanut butter and fudgy brownie, baked with the brand's own blend of heat-treated flour and pasteurised eggs....

Flying Monkeys at Tribeca, Imbi

Flying Monkeys at Tribeca, Imbi

August 26, 2019

Defying gravity and dancing through life over the streets of Bukit Bintang, Flying Monkeys promises everything we'd want from a cocktail parlour - the courage to come up with cheekily unconventional concoctions, the brains to brilliantly weave culinary magic into both food and beverages, and the ...

Anagram, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Anagram, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

August 22, 2019

Whether you prefer your coffee serious or playful, Anagram might be worth rearranging your schedule for, if you're seeking an afternoon of serene sipping in one of Taman Tun Dr Ismail's friendliest caffeine hideouts.This new coffee bar is stocked with a variety of beans roasted both in Malaysia a...

The Social, 163 Mont Kiara

The Social, 163 Mont Kiara

August 21, 2019

The Social Group's sixth and latest outpost might be our favourite so far from this family of restaurants, launching with a leafy rainforest tropical theme and introducing Japanese-inspired, Josper-grilled skewers to Mont Kiara's new 163 Retail Park mall. It's been 18 years since The Social fi...

The Sticky Wicket, Damansara Heights

The Sticky Wicket, Damansara Heights

August 19, 2019

A true all-rounder: The Sticky Wicket might share the contours of a sports pub, with a perpetual play of cricket and rugby on its screens, but it scores a century by serving up food and beverages of match-winning skill and imagination. Running full throttle for three years now, this remains one o...

Therefore, Petaling Jaya

Therefore, Petaling Jaya

August 18, 2019

Therefore marks the third chapter in a trilogy (so far) of PJ-based cafes by the Forefront creative agency; after launching with Foremula in 2017, followed by Forebidden last year, the team takes flight from Ara Damansara to Section 13's Symphony Square, orchestrating another beautiful space (the...

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-...