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I Love Croffle: Croffle Cafe, Petaling Jaya

I Love Croffle: Croffle Cafe, Petaling Jaya

July 23, 2021

With croffles becoming increasingly popular in the Klang Valley, I Love Croffle seeks to stamp its mark as a cafe that specialises in this mashup of croissants and waffles. Crafted with croissant dough crisped up in waffle makers, these croffles are firm instead of fluffy, with a relatively prono...

Loffi Sourdough Pillow Buns, Sri Petaling

Loffi Sourdough Pillow Buns, Sri Petaling

July 17, 2021

Sri Petaling's new Loffi serves up freshly baked sourdough pillow buns with savoury, sweet and spicy fillings.Warmed up to order, the buns remain reasonably tender for an hour or two after purchase (RM9.90 for a set of two buns, or RM45.90 for six sets).Our favourite is the Nasi Lemak bun, nutty ...

Mooheebaa, Plaza Arkadia: Broths, BBQ & Meats

Mooheebaa, Plaza Arkadia: Broths, BBQ & Meats

July 11, 2021

A barnstormer of broths, a maestro of meat: From beef bone broth that's been on perpetual simmer for eight months to lamb slow-cooked in a stew and duck infused in ramen, Mooheebaa harmoniously compiles a soulful, succulent feast for carnivores. If ox lips, lamb belly and duck feet are up your...

Makchick by Burnin’ Pit

Makchick by Burnin’ Pit

July 10, 2021

Desa Sri Hartamas' Burnin' Pit might be best known for barbecued beef, but it's passionate about poultry too - its new delivery-focused spin-off, Makchik, serves chicken rice with a flourish, showcasing a choice of roasted or BBQ honey-glazed chicken.Burnin' Pit takes pride in its meat, so it's n...

Kampung Contemporary Dining: Hearty Malacca-born recipes find a soulful home

Kampung Contemporary Dining: Hearty Malacca-born recipes find a soulful home

July 8, 2021

A Malaccan mother's cherished recipes, handed down to her son and daughter-in-law, form the foundation for Kampung Contemporary Dining, one of PJ's favourite places for a meal rooted in family traditions.We enjoyed our most recent meal here in March, but Kampung Contemporary Dining remains open f...

Focus Foods: Plant-based liquid meals for fast, fulfilling nourishment

Focus Foods: Plant-based liquid meals for fast, fulfilling nourishment

July 2, 2021

Superfood sustenance, ready to go: Focus Foods offers simplified solutions for healthy eating habits, whenever, wherever, as an instant snack, balanced beverage or full meal. Whether you're seeking liquid meal replacements, a daily intake of vegetables in the fastest form, or kombucha for a re...

Tetangga Kita: Sweet or savoury, stuffed Indonesian-inspired martabak

Tetangga Kita: Sweet or savoury, stuffed Indonesian-inspired martabak

June 26, 2021

Making magic out of martabak, the friendly neighbourhood Tetangga Kita infuses these Indonesian-inspired street snacks with everything from Milo to Lotus Biscoff, cheese to chicken to Korean noodles.Indonesian martabak is inventively irresistible. It comes in sweet and savoury varieties, as thick...

Cata, Bukit Damansara: Baking up beautiful bagels for deliveries

Cata, Bukit Damansara: Baking up beautiful bagels for deliveries

June 21, 2021

Bring us these bagels! Cata’s delivery-friendly bagels are lovingly handcrafted with 00 finely ground Italian flour and organic barley malt-syrup, cold-proofed overnight, punched down, risen at room temperature, boiled, brushed with egg wash, and then finally baked. This painstaking boil-then-bak...

Millilitre: Coffee beans roasted to order, reaching you within 7 days

Millilitre: Coffee beans roasted to order, reaching you within 7 days

June 16, 2021

When's the perfect time to brew your coffee after the beans have been freshly roasted? For Malaysian coffee supply specialist Millilitre, less than a week is what it takes, with the new Super 7 Fresh series of single-origin beans, currently sourced from Ethiopia and Kenya.Beans are locally roaste...

ELAIESE x Salad Atelier: Taking salads & burgers to healthy heights with red palm fruit oil

ELAIESE x Salad Atelier: Taking salads & burgers to healthy heights with red palm fruit oil

June 15, 2021

You might sometimes enjoy your salads with a shower of olive oil, a splash of sesame oil, or even a sprinkle of walnut oil for a balsamic vinaigrette.  But your next favourite healthy oil could be ELAIESE red palm fruit oil, perfectly paired with two special summery salads at Salad Atelier fro...

ELLO Pita KL

ELLO Pita KL

June 9, 2021

Have a pita party: Say hi to ELLO, delivering puffy, fluffy pocketfuls of sunshine, transforming salads, sandwiches and even burgers into wholesome pita pockets, plump and perfect.Malaysia might feel like a million miles from Marrakesh now, but The Moroccan brings a bit of the Red City to KL, loa...

Googoo Gaagaa, Pandan Indah

Googoo Gaagaa, Pandan Indah

June 8, 2021

Soule, her husband Rick and their pal Danny weren't planning to name their first cafe Googoo Gaagaa. But a twist of circumstance resulted in this memorable Queen-inspired moniker for a friendly new space with fun touches of art, including fluorescent paintings to be illuminated by black lights.Ta...

Iki Omakase, Imbi

Iki Omakase, Imbi

June 6, 2021

The city centre's latest omakase restaurant specialises in Edomae sushi, showcasing marinated aged seafood draped over rice seasoned brown with red vinegar.Iki Omakase currently offers a sushi box for takeout and delivery - at 12 pieces for RM228, it's a reasonably priced collection, considering ...

School of Animals, Bukit Bintang

School of Animals, Bukit Bintang

June 5, 2021

Study the shelves for a curriculum of craft beers from across the globe at this colourful new bar - the British-brewed Pride & Joy by Vocation is crisp and cleanly hoppy, while Life & Death is bold and malty, as bitter as life sometimes is.Upstairs, One Big Bite is set to launch its dinin...

Happy XiXi, Sri Petaling

Happy XiXi, Sri Petaling

June 3, 2021

Find a bit of bliss in creamy rice bowls, cool tong sui and charming croffles at Sri Petaling's new Happy XiXi. In the battle of the bowls, victory belongs to the one triumphantly topped with thick tamago slathered with mentaiko sauce, a complete and convincing meal with corn, cherry toma...