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Terrazza, Yap Ah Shak House

Terrazza, Yap Ah Shak House

August 6, 2022

Fans of rooftop restaurants have a fresh destination in Chow Kit: Terrazza is now open for reservations, Thursdays through Sundays, for calm alfresco evenings with a view of the city skyline. Run by the operators of Osteria Gamberoni in the same building, Yap Ah Shak House, Terrazza is simil...

Ní.Kizoku: Elevating the elegance of contemporary Japanese cuisine in Chinatown KL

Ní.Kizoku: Elevating the elegance of contemporary Japanese cuisine in Chinatown KL

August 5, 2022

Six months after our first visit to Ní.Kizoku, we return to Chinatown's cavern of contemporary Japanese cuisine to explore its enhanced menu.Making use of unexpected preparations in beautiful fashion, from oba-marinated engawa to wagyu bone marrow, Ní.Kizoku impresses us even more this time. This...

Terumi: The Tender Bar, Taman Paramount

Terumi: The Tender Bar, Taman Paramount

August 4, 2022

Grace notes help Taman Paramount's new Terumi sing - thoughtful touches that show its founders have poured their hearts into this place, illuminating not only their professional polish but a sense of what they personally, privately cherish.Dubbed 'the tender bar,' Terumi seems as much a sanctuary...

Pan & Wine: Setia Alam's scrumptious destination for hearty pastas, pizzas & platters

Pan & Wine: Setia Alam's scrumptious destination for hearty pastas, pizzas & platters

August 4, 2022

A firm neighbourhood favourite that has endured for five years now, Pan & Wine might be Setia Alam's most scrumptious restaurant, serving up well-prepared Western fare, ranging from pastas and pizzas to pork platters, paired with pleasurable wines in a cheerful setting.This may seem like a di...

Airplane Mode, Petaling Jaya

Airplane Mode, Petaling Jaya

August 2, 2022

Showcasing local comfort fare coupled with locally roasted coffee, Airplane Mode is scheduled to land in Petaling Jaya next week, piloted by veteran Malaysian barista Sing Thong. Come for lunch, for char siu rice. It features pork that Sing Thong personally barbecues by charcoal starting at 5a...

The Rebel Penguin of Funkytown

The Rebel Penguin of Funkytown

July 30, 2022

The Rebel Penguin puts the fun in Funkytown, harking back to early-80s neon-tinted nostalgia with its whimsical take on that decade's much-maligned cocktails. A cocktail bar that balances conviviality and craftsmanship, The Rebel Penguin refashions guilty pleasures like piña coladas and lychee ...

3ffy's: Glenmarie's graceful gem for all-day brunching with style & substance

3ffy's: Glenmarie's graceful gem for all-day brunching with style & substance

July 30, 2022

With walls and chairs in shades of Tiffany-blue, teal and turquoise, 3ffy’s brings a stylish sense of soothing serenity to Glenmarie Shah Alam. This first-floor cafe - pronounced 'three-fees' - was founded in 2020 by three friends with their respective fortes - a contractor who designed and renov...

BlackBixon Cafe: Opening this week in Imbi

BlackBixon Cafe: Opening this week in Imbi

July 26, 2022

BlackBixon Cafe charges into the city centre, officially opening this Thursday, 28 July, in a Bukit Bintang bungalow transformed into a two-level cafe and a rooftop bar.  Follow the coffee-bean pathway: BlackBixon's enthusiastic team is eager to welcome everyone with fresh-baked pastries,...

Sukniyom Thai Restaurant, Kota Damansara

Sukniyom Thai Restaurant, Kota Damansara

July 22, 2022

 If you love exploring Thai cuisine, Sukniyom could be one of your favourite new destinations, launched in March 2022 by a mainly Thai team, including two Bangkok-born chefs who have honed their craft in resorts in the Maldives and Macau.Sukniyom lives up to its name, a reference to a place where...

K3 Coffee Lab: New branch in Cheras Traders Square

K3 Coffee Lab: New branch in Cheras Traders Square

July 21, 2022

Six months after launching its first cafe in Bandar Tasik Selatan, K3 Coffee Lab marks another milestone in 2022, opening its second branch in Cheras Traders Square. Select any available blend or bean to prepare your preferred beverage at K3 Coffee Lab: Harnessing its own blends by an award-winni...

Copaa, Desa Sri Hartamas

Copaa, Desa Sri Hartamas

July 17, 2022

Desa Sri Hartamas' new Copaa serves a satisfying dinner of contemporary Asian-inflected cooking.The Wild Green Salad channels a confident kerabu pakis, featuring fresh ferns tossed with coconut flakes, mandarin orange and bunga kantan vinaigrette for a lively, lovely ensemble (RM22), while the ...

Maillard Grill, Bukit Damansara

Maillard Grill, Bukit Damansara

July 16, 2022

True to its name, Maillard Grill harnesses the heat of fiery charcoal-fuelled ovens to spawn beautifully browned beef and poultry. Swathed in sleek shadows, Bukit Damansara's new modern steakhouse does a delicious job searing its steaks and caramelising its vegetables.If you're seeking sheer indu...

Mr & Mrs Cafe: A delightful duo of cafe concepts with a sleek new space in Ara Damansara

Mr & Mrs Cafe: A delightful duo of cafe concepts with a sleek new space in Ara Damansara

July 16, 2022

Mr & Mrs Cafe embarked on a new chapter of its life this year, moving in March 2022 from its eight-year-old home in Oasis Ara Damansara to a fresh-faced space in Cantara Residences.It's only a three-kilometre move, but Mr & Mrs Cafe has been totally transformed, housed in a two-level venu...

Hwaro BBQ Malaysia, Subang Jaya

Hwaro BBQ Malaysia, Subang Jaya

July 15, 2022

Fans of authentic Korean grilled fare have a fresh-faced spot to check out in Subang: Launched in April 2022, Hwaro BBQ Malaysia is spearheaded by a Korean husband-and-wife team from Seoul, serving up sizzling slices of scrumptious succulence in a space that showcases portraits of Korean food and...

Pepper Lunch: New & old signature hot-plate favourites at KL East Mall

Pepper Lunch: New & old signature hot-plate favourites at KL East Mall

July 13, 2022

From its iconic metal hot plates of rice with sizzling sliced beef to newer creations like omurice-inspired teppan with cheesy omelette, Pepper Lunch's latest outposts in KL East Mall and SkyAvenue Genting have launched an expanded menu for fans of this fun restaurant. If you haven't visited Pe...