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Kafein Roastery, Alam Damai

Kafein Roastery, Alam Damai

September 25, 2022

Kafein Roastery is Alam Damai's new coffee concept store, a laboratory for customers to explore, experience and experiment with brewing and beans. Founders Khen Eng and Peggy roast an eclectic selection of engaging single origins and blends, such as the Shinsekai, a light-bodied blend of naturall...

Little Tee Cakes, Bangsar

Little Tee Cakes, Bangsar

September 24, 2022

After eight years of blissful bakes, Little Tee Cakes has opened its own cafe and store - walking into this cheerful space in Bangsar is like coming for a children's birthday bash, beckoning with the charm of classic cakes and fresh bakes. Every Little Tee treat is created with heart and skill, f...

Jardin Coffee & Tea: Taman Mayang's original garden-inspired cafe blooms throughout the Klang Valley

Jardin Coffee & Tea: Taman Mayang's original garden-inspired cafe blooms throughout the Klang Valley

September 23, 2022

With five branches across the Klang Valley, Jardin Coffee & Tea has become a familiar, favourite cafe for many customers. But its longest fans have a soft spot for its original outlet in Taman Mayang, where Jardin (French for 'garden') first blossomed in 2016. Newcomers can start by explorin...

Mu Cafe & Bar, Sunway Velocity

Mu Cafe & Bar, Sunway Velocity

September 22, 2022

Sunway Velocity’s new Mu Cafe & Bar is a sleek showroom of artistic and architectural ambitions, with a kitchen that takes centre stage with familiar French favourites. Moo at Mu: The Hereford beef bourguignon proves a hearty lunch, patiently marinated in red wine for 12 hours and oven-st...

Brew & Sip: Bandar Sri Damansara's wholesome new cafe with creative plant milk coffee

Brew & Sip: Bandar Sri Damansara's wholesome new cafe with creative plant milk coffee

September 21, 2022

 Brew & Sip Coffee Bar is Bandar Sri Damansara's latest cafe, with a twist to its offerings.This might be KL's only cafe without cow's milk for its creative coffee concoctions - instead, Brew & Sip relies purely on plant-based alternatives like pea milk and oat milk, resulting in relative...

Chunky Monkeys: KL's low-carb, keto-friendly cafe for caulirice, char kuey teow & more

Chunky Monkeys: KL's low-carb, keto-friendly cafe for caulirice, char kuey teow & more

September 21, 2022

Run by two Malaysian friends who lost weight on the ketogenic diet, Chunky Monkeys strives to serve fun, flavourful recipes for people who practise similar eating habits.From caulirice to char kuey teow, Chunky Monkeys' menu is built for health, taste and variety, proving that wholesome meals nee...

Ruyi One.Cafe, Ampwalk

Ruyi One.Cafe, Ampwalk

September 16, 2022

Run by a Saigon-origin team, Ruyi One.Cafe is the city centre's cheerful new Vietnamese cafe, specialising in flavourful, lively banh mi slathered with chicken liver pate and soulful pho with a naturally sweet, slurp-worthy broth - worth a stop when those cravings strike.Fun fact: Ruyi is the n...

Juliet Wine Bar, Bangsar

Juliet Wine Bar, Bangsar

September 15, 2022

But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It's Bangsar's new hidden bar, and Juliet is the one. Swept up in a romance with boundless natural wines by the bottle, parting with this cosy sanctuary would be such sweet sorrow. Wherefore art thou Riesling? Juliet Wine Bar / Drink With Juliet ...

Oni Coffee, Alam Damai

Oni Coffee, Alam Damai

September 15, 2022

With beverages served in hand-crafted ceramic cups by KL's own Prêt à Potter, Alam Damai's new Japanese-inflected Oni Coffee brings a lovely touch (literally!) to sipping on houjicha. For a hot-and-cold contrast, have your tea or coffee with homemade matcha ice cream; later this month, the cafe's...

Summation, Seri Kembangan

Summation, Seri Kembangan

September 13, 2022

The story of Summation unfolds this Saturday in Seri Kembangan, bringing together a beautiful new cafe with a personalised notebook and stationery store. If you’re nuts about nutmeg, you’ll be happy to hear that Summation’s Penang-born founders Cynn and Ying have woven their island's beloved...

Arang, Kapas Heights Condominium

Arang, Kapas Heights Condominium

September 12, 2022

Bangsar's new Arang burns with potential: Tucked in Kapas Heights Condominium, it's a lovely locale for a meal - Malaysian founder Nurliyana Rusli sums up her flair for cooking with inspirations that span Java to Japan, relying largely on local ingredients.Share a table on the communal bar counte...

WBO at Rivertree Uno, Bandar Bukit Raja

WBO at Rivertree Uno, Bandar Bukit Raja

September 11, 2022

If the magic of sourdough fascinates you, the new WBO at Rivertree Uno should be your next stop: WBO works wonders with its fermented flour mix, harnessing it not only to bake bread but make fresh pasta and fried chicken.With a modern European bistro-inspired menu, WBO is all about comfort food c...

Kha Coffee Roasters, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Kha Coffee Roasters, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

September 10, 2022

A new KL cafe with a tantalising Thai twist: Kha Coffee Roasters not only harnesses coffee cultivated in Chiang Rai but serves a Thai-inspired menu that includes Thai porridge with handmade chicken balls, prawns, calamari and cakoi - a fun change from conventional cafe fare, suitably savoured w...

Kopi dan Studio, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Kopi dan Studio, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

September 9, 2022

Kopi dan Studio was first born as a coffee van, parked outside TTDI’s At-Taqwa Mosque starting 2/2/22.  This month, its founders have launched a full-fledged cafe in the same neighbourhood, a welcoming space with plenty of personal touches, feeling like a friend’s home.  Get comfy in the morni...

Moka Italian Japanese Restaurant, Bukit Bintang

Moka Italian Japanese Restaurant, Bukit Bintang

September 5, 2022

Fans of hybrid cuisines might enjoy exploring Moka, a new restaurant that brings together Japanese and Italian ingredients, led by a Kumamoto-born chef and his Yokohama-origin wife.Dinner set menus are the way to sample the chef's specialities - starter possibilities include truffle fried gno...