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Art Core: Eat & Paint at Plaza Arkadia

Art Core: Eat & Paint at Plaza Arkadia

November 26, 2022

Food and fun with acrylics come together at Art Core's Eat & Paint weekly event: Enjoy a delicious dinner at this venue in Plaza Arkadia, then ease on over to the easels to paint your own mini-masterpiece on a blank canvas. It's a wonderful way to spend an evening, unwinding while unveiling y...

Minori Japanese Restaurant: Sashimi to sushi rolls, nabe & noodles to yakiniku

Minori Japanese Restaurant: Sashimi to sushi rolls, nabe & noodles to yakiniku

November 22, 2022

It's our third time back to Minori Japanese Restaurant this year, but we still haven't run out of dishes to explore.If you're here for the first time, here are some ideal introductions to Minori, from sashimi to sushi rolls, nabe and noodles to yakiniku. Minori's Salmon Belly (RM42) makes for a s...

Moodmood, Tun H.S. Lee Road

Moodmood, Tun H.S. Lee Road

November 20, 2022

Moodmood is a mood, a place with potential, suave and shadowy, serving up soulful pastas and hearty platters that infuse Italian inspirations with influences that span Tokyo to Tunis.Starters showcase a transformative take on fish, specifically bonito, whipped into an umami-dense cream an...

Redamancy, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Redamancy, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

November 18, 2022

With wide windows that overlook TTDI's neighbourhood homes, Redamancy is a striking, spacious new bar that does delicious cocktails - the Grand Bloom blossoms with roselle and roselle jam in genever and crème de cassis, while the Open Matcha Sesame blends Irish whiskey and Japanese green tea wit...

Victoria Harbour, KLGCC

Victoria Harbour, KLGCC

November 18, 2022

With a gorgeous view of golfing greens, KLGCC's new Victoria Harbour is a beautiful venue for Chinese fare. While its focus is seafood, its specialties also include free-range chicken, tenderly smooth, naturally full-bodied, with firm, flavourful rice and triumphantly thick, textured ginger s...

Marvel Pizza, Damansara Uptown

Marvel Pizza, Damansara Uptown

November 17, 2022

With its mural of world-famous landmarks, from the Empire State Building to the Petronas Twin Towers, Marvel Pizza strives to serve pizzas inspired by cities around the world, topped with ingredients that span New Zealand lamb and Norwegian salmon to Italian mozzarella. This casual space in ...

Taverna, The Gardens Mall

Taverna, The Gardens Mall

November 13, 2022

Taverna by The Tokyo Restaurant is The Gardens Mall's new for Italian cooking infused with Japanese ingredients and influences. Officially opening 17 November, it dishes out distinctive takes on pastas and more, served by a poised team in a polished setting.Overlaid with lots of luscious uni an...

The Grinz, Seputeh

The Grinz, Seputeh

November 8, 2022

A Seputeh bungalow residence repurposed into a striking Mediterranean restaurant: Climb the slope up to The Grinz for a surprising space that's perfect for patrons who love alfresco dining, set in a peaceful, leafy neighbourhood. Explore the interior too, comfortable for lounging, with private ...

Mauu Coffee, Kajang

Mauu Coffee, Kajang

November 7, 2022

A specialty coffee bar that opens at 6:30am? In a warung nasi lemak? Pairing lontong with a lemon Aerocano? Want!  Mauu Coffee is serious about coffee, run by a husband-and-wife team who live in this neighbourhood, relying on beans by respected local roasters, with Toothless Coffee currently...

Barbara Baking Studio brings Japanese-beloved cheesecakes & classes to Mont Kiara

Barbara Baking Studio brings Japanese-beloved cheesecakes & classes to Mont Kiara

November 2, 2022

Celebrating Japanese-inspired cheesecakes, some baked with a Japanese-built oven, Mont Kiara's Barbara Baking Studio brings a beautiful taste of desserts that have become a big hit among Japanese expatriates in Kuala Lumpur. Barbara is a Malaysian baker with passion and purpose - she runs not onl...

JUS Resto Bar, APW Bangsar

JUS Resto Bar, APW Bangsar

October 31, 2022

Lebanese-inspired chicken wings, charcoal-seared to a blistered brown, heaped on smoky muhammara; Norwegian-style lompe soft potato flatbread, layered with hamachi tartare and milk corn that exude a subtle heat; Sabah king prawns, Hokkaido scallops and French Dover sole, grilled to full-flesh...

Flipp: KL's new hotspot for colossal steaks & beefed-up thrills, fired with fun fusion twists

Flipp: KL's new hotspot for colossal steaks & beefed-up thrills, fired with fun fusion twists

October 28, 2022

Mighty, marvellously marbled wagyu tomahawks; porterhouse steaks, poured and seared with buttery brilliance; paired with playful sauces like teriyaki cili padi: Flipp flips the script for what to expect from a steak-loving restaurant, bringing fun and flair to KL's beef enthusiasts. Step in...

Nene Chicken is back in KL, hatching its new flagship store in Wangsa Walk Mall

Nene Chicken is back in KL, hatching its new flagship store in Wangsa Walk Mall

October 27, 2022

Nene Chicken is back in KL: Relaunching with its new flagship store in Wangsa Walk Mall, Nene Chicken promises some of the city's freshest Korean fried chicken, confidently crunchy and succulently saucy, plus a variety of delightful new dishes. We visited the newly hatched Nene Chicken - conven...

Heng Dee by Nhom Thai: Damansara Uptown's terrific Thai restaurant tempts with soulful specialities

Heng Dee by Nhom Thai: Damansara Uptown's terrific Thai restaurant tempts with soulful specialities

October 21, 2022

We return this month to Heng Dee by Nhom Thai for another taste of soulful sustenance at Damansara Uptown's terrific Thai restaurant. The first time we visited Heng Dee in July 2022, we dedicated our dinner to its duck delights, spanning the signature duck noodle soup to the pad kra pao pea stir-...

TBC, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

TBC, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

October 20, 2022

TBC began as The Burger Chef in 2021, crafting Angus short rib and pastrami burgers that became a lockdown delivery smash. This month, chef-founder Patrick swaps pulled brisket burgers for pastas and pan-seared foie gras, relaunching TBC as a tasteful TTDI restaurant with a passion to ple...