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SSL Cafe, Taman Taynton View

SSL Cafe, Taman Taynton View

May 21, 2024

If everything goes smoothly, Taman Taynton View will welcome a new cafe next week, tackling rice platters and coffee with contemporary East Asian twists. Customise your meal, combining rice with a choice of Japanese curry, white tomyam, dried shrimp chilli sambal or bolognese sauce, rounded o...

Modern Italian fine dining in KL: Zenzero marks 10 years with refreshed menu & new private lounge

Modern Italian fine dining in KL: Zenzero marks 10 years with refreshed menu & new private lounge

May 20, 2024

Celebrating 10 years as one of KL’s leading Italian restaurants, Zenzero tempts us back with its freshly expanded space and an elegant selection of modern Italian cuisine. We’ve enjoyed Zenzero ever since its birth in St Mary Place in 2014. Today, it thrives in Amplewest @ Menara 6, remaining o...

Wonderfu Restaurant, Damansara Kim: A video feature

Wonderfu Restaurant, Damansara Kim: A video feature

May 19, 2024

Steaming-hot claypots, slurp-worthy noodles with creative twists: Wonderfu is wonderful for Asian fusion comfort food!25, Jalan SS 20/11, Damansara Kim, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Leaf's Mark, The Intermark

Leaf's Mark, The Intermark

May 18, 2024

Making a fresh mark at The Intermark, Leaf’s Mark is a sustainability-minded cafe and store that thrives on natural produce.  Shop for nuts, then snack and sip on smoothie bowls of banana and mango with coconut milk and pistachio butter, plus wholesome coolers like the Saffron Bliss (crafted wi...

Kongsi Cafe, Off Old Klang Road

Kongsi Cafe, Off Old Klang Road

May 17, 2024

Soft-launching off Old Klang Road, Kongsi Cafe offers an off-the-beaten-track brunch adventure, exclusively on Saturdays, 11am to 3pm. Justin and J bring their experience in baking and hospitality to Kongsi Cafe, a part of the Kongsi Co-op consumer community cooperative, housed in a kampung h...

Roberto's opens third outpost in NU Sentral, bringing authentic Italian cuisine to Brickfields

Roberto's opens third outpost in NU Sentral, bringing authentic Italian cuisine to Brickfields

May 16, 2024

Bringing a bit of Bologna to Brickfields, Roberto's has launched its third and latest restaurant, promising authentic Italian attractions in NU Sentral.This is one of the most charming eateries surrounding KL Sentral - a casual, comfortable space with warm wood tones, an open kitchen and both air...

Kissa Cafe & Diner, The Exchange TRX

Kissa Cafe & Diner, The Exchange TRX

May 15, 2024

Inspired by traditional Japanese kissatens and classic American diners, Kissa Cafe & Diner offers a range of delectable comfort food dishes! Watch our video here.

Floccus Floccus, Sultan Road

Floccus Floccus, Sultan Road

May 14, 2024

Soft-launching on Sultan Road, the new cafe of Floccus Floccus brings a taste of classic kuih tradition merged with modern stylings in the Chinatown neighbourhood. Floccus Floccus’ charming craftsmanship comes in steamed surprises - fish-shaped Kingu Chai Kuih, mung bean and coconut Sushi A...

Black Salt, Bukit Damansara

Black Salt, Bukit Damansara

May 13, 2024

Semantan Suites’ new Black Salt boasts an eclectic menu, spanning house-cured Chinese char siew to French pate, cognac-fried congee to crab gnocchi. Black Salt’s signature Char Siew is a succulent cross between BBQ pork and thick-cut bacon, with sliced mango to balance out the meat’s indulgen...

Wah Chai Village Chicken, SunwayMas Commercial Centre

Wah Chai Village Chicken, SunwayMas Commercial Centre

May 13, 2024

Sunway Mas’ new Wah Chai Village Chicken features a family legacy of making chicken rice that stretches back to 1988, evolving this year into a father-and-son collaborative kopitiam stall. Dad - returning recently out of retirement - mans a friendly, fuss-free stop for fleshy-smooth kampung chi...

Adipati Bertiga Clubhouse, Bukit Gasing

Adipati Bertiga Clubhouse, Bukit Gasing

May 12, 2024

Bukit Gasing’s new clubhouse-cafe for fans of mochas and motorcycles, Adipati Bertiga Clubhouse tempts us in with its transformation from a dilapidated home into a distinctive hideout. Everyone’s welcome here to check out head-to-toe merch, from helmets to jackets and shoes, or chill out in the...

Sokaya by SHK, Ara Damansara

Sokaya by SHK, Ara Damansara

May 12, 2024

Serene, spacious and soothing, Ara Damansara's new Sokaya by SHK serves distinctive cafe delights infused with Middle Eastern and Indian inspirations. For a saffron-steeped escapade, the saffron chicken curry with Persian rice pilaf is perfectly paired with a complimentary starter of comforti...

The Hub Coffee Roaster, Setapak

The Hub Coffee Roaster, Setapak

May 11, 2024

Hit the road to the new drive-through-inspired cafe of The Hub Coffee Roaster - the brand’s fifth outpost sets a course for filter and espresso-based beverages in a sunny Setapak space with welcoming warmth.

Babi Kuah Hitam, Bangsar

Babi Kuah Hitam, Bangsar

May 11, 2024

Babi Kuah Hitam is billed as ‘an Indian boy from Klang cooking bak kut teh in Bangsar’ - founder Logan grew up living near Klang's Teluk Pulai Bak Kut Teh, so he’s no stranger to the soulfulness of BKT.  At this new stall in Lucky Garden’s Chun Heong Kopitiam, Logan ladles out his own thoughtf...

EL&N London fuses food & fun with fashionable flair in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

EL&N London fuses food & fun with fashionable flair in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

May 10, 2024

From Mayfair and Milan to Malaysia: EL&N London is Pavilion Kuala Lumpur's pretty-in-pink paradise, painted in pastels, promising a perpetual summer of sakura blossoms.Fast approaching its first anniversary in KL, EL&N London pampers the palate with picture-perfect pleasures - from onl...

Duppy Share spreads the spirit of the Caribbean to Malaysia's premium rum enthusiasts

Duppy Share spreads the spirit of the Caribbean to Malaysia's premium rum enthusiasts

May 10, 2024

Rum enthusiasts, rejoice: Malaysia welcomes a new experience that embodies the essence of the Caribbean - Duppy Share blends the funky joyfulness of Jamaica with the elegant beauty of Barbados for a very special series of rum with its own unique character and charm.  One of the UK's best-sel...

Tian Xing by AZR, Cheras

Tian Xing by AZR, Cheras

May 9, 2024

Taman Len Seng’s new Tian Xing by AZR crafts up cakes and coolers to cheer up Cheras. This is the first cafe spin-off of Aozora Cake Workshop, serving specialities such as fluffy-fresh pink guava cakes, matched with matcha coconut quenchers.

Betawi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Betawi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

May 8, 2024

TTDI’s new Betawi boasts an Indonesian-inspired selection that spans bebek Betawi to Maranggi beef sate, Lombok-style ayam Taliwang to ikan bobor bayam and pepes jamur panggang bambu. Bebek Betawi is for duck devotees, braised in Sumatran spices, cooked with coconut milk for a lip-smacking lus...

Simply Sandwiches, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Simply Sandwiches, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

May 8, 2024

Moving from Kota Damansara to Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Simply Sandwiches' latest location is a pleasant place for grilled cheese in various varieties, on its own or layered with protein possibilities like fried eggs. This calm hideout is perfect for work-from-cafe mornings. Simply Sandwiches 41a,...

African Kitchen, Ampang

African Kitchen, Ampang

May 7, 2024

Bringing a bit of Abuja to Ampang, the new African Kitchen is founded by a friendly Nigerian-Malaysian family, offering everything from efo riro to catfish pepper soup, asun spicy roast to agege soft bread. Of course, West Africa’s quintessential jollof rice is a must here - one of KL’s most sou...

Paperplane, Sogo KL

Paperplane, Sogo KL

May 7, 2024

Paperplane takes flight in one of downtown KL’s most enduring malls, with cool caffeination to keep the city buzzing. The Blueberry Matcha brings together tangy-sweet fruitiness with bitter earthiness in a perky, potent quencher.PaperplaneLG-K17, SOGO, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100 Kuala Lum...

Okazu One Bite, Petaling Jaya

Okazu One Bite, Petaling Jaya

May 7, 2024

Okazu One Bite is Taman Universiti's hideout for homely Japanese comfort fare - highlights include the impressively priced beef hambagu with egg yolk over rice with pickles, impeccably prepared with a fresh-and-hot, tasty-and-textured patty for RM14.90. Dig in with a serene second-floor view of t...

Coffee Space, USJ Subang Jaya

Coffee Space, USJ Subang Jaya

May 6, 2024

Anthuriums and aloes welcome us to USJ Subang Jaya's new Coffee Space, where light, leaves and lattes come together, It's a calm corner for contemporary coffee concoctions laced with elements of flowers, fruits and herbs.Coffee Space had a brief test run early this morning and will reopen later t...

People's Park Cafe, Damansara Jaya

People's Park Cafe, Damansara Jaya

May 5, 2024

True to its name, Damansara Jaya’s new People's Park Cafe promises a pleasant escape with a sunny, leafy view for strawberry shortcakes paired with pineapple coffee - a friendly cafe to serve the neighbourhood community.

Jing Cheng, Petaling Jaya

Jing Cheng, Petaling Jaya

May 4, 2024

With a kitchen that reputedly comprises some Beijing-origin chefs, PJ's new Jing Cheng tempts us in for Peking Duck, pleasurably prepared for a lovely lunch. The menu is peppered with intriguing offerings, from mustard-glazed duck webs to crispy mushrooms coated in crab roe to spicy Lao Gan M...

M5 Coffee Malaysia, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

M5 Coffee Malaysia, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

May 4, 2024

From Taipei to TTDI, this marks the first Malaysian outpost of a Taiwan-born cafe brand in Taman Tun Dr Ismail. Inspired by Taiwan’s main mountain ranges, M5 Coffee serves speciality drinks named after the Coastal Range, Alishan Range and other Taiwanese summits. For Malaysia, M5 has created...

ANTE launches new Prime Pork Shoulder Steak in 1 Utama

ANTE launches new Prime Pork Shoulder Steak in 1 Utama

May 3, 2024

Meet the new Prime Shoulder Pork Steak by ANTE, specially flown in from the U.S. for a limited time only!

Chon Dak Malaysia: A video feature

Chon Dak Malaysia: A video feature

May 2, 2024

Chon Dak is a family of authentic Korean restaurants, started by Jinju-born brothers, sharing traditional household recipes at affordable prices - watch our video about Chon Dak here!

The Lazy Man, Petaling Jaya

The Lazy Man, Petaling Jaya

May 1, 2024

The Lazy Man is working hard this Labour Day, launching a new PJ home-based mini cafe. It’s a cosy corner in SS4 to sip on The Lazy Man’s Cincai blend of Papua New Guinean, Ethiopian and Brazilian beans, a nutty medium roast with a fruity finish, easy to enjoy for an espresso-based beverage. ...

Aegean Blue, Petaling Jaya

Aegean Blue, Petaling Jaya

April 30, 2024

With a partly Greek-inspired selection and setting, PJ’s new Aegean Blue serves specialities such as satisfying moussaka, steaming-hot with comfortingly tender layers of potatoes, eggplant, minced beef and kefalotyri melted cheese.  The service is warm and welcoming, while the kitchen is capab...

Barra, Petaling Street

Barra, Petaling Street

April 29, 2024

Petaling Street's new Barra brings Barcelona-born chef Ignasi Prat's interpretation of a contemporary tapas bar crawl to Chinatown: The menu explores 21st-century globalised Spanish cuisine - creamy rice in lobster broth with Carabinero scarlet prawn and saffron aioli; Jerusalem artichokes with a...

Hora Feliz, Empire Damansara

Hora Feliz, Empire Damansara

April 28, 2024

Fusing Latin American flair with Asian flavours, Damansara Perdana’s new Hora Feliz cooks up fun creations. Start with Shoyu Beef Tacos, tender and tasty with Thai mango slaw and chipotle mayo in corn tortillas, and Duck Croquettes, crispy to the bite, creamy to the chew, coupled with spicy l...

Wheat & Co: KL home bakers with a unique Pandan Layer Cake & Mother's Day special dessert set

Wheat & Co: KL home bakers with a unique Pandan Layer Cake & Mother's Day special dessert set

April 28, 2024

Innovative bakers, chasing consistency in quality: Wheat & Co equals wheat plus different companions - the most basic theory for baking.Wheat & Co sources all-natural ingredients for all its bakes to provide the most authentic flavours and forms. In the past four years, Wheat & Co has...

Nareo Donut, Taman Paramount

Nareo Donut, Taman Paramount

April 27, 2024

The friendly founders of Taman Paramount’s new Nareo Donut include a Malaysian who spent seven years working at Melbourne’s well-known Shortstop Coffee & Donuts. He brings the spirit of Sutherland Street to PJ, pairing fresh-every-morning donuts with fresh-brewed coffee. Nareo has its own ...

The Charcoal Grill, Damansara Uptown

The Charcoal Grill, Damansara Uptown

April 26, 2024

Launching this week in Damansara Uptown, The Charcoal Grill cooks up a carnivorous storm with signature chops of chicken, pork and lamb. This new PJ location is the second outpost of The Charcoal Grill, which was first born as a stall-based grill in Subang and Shah Alam before becoming a full-f...

Look For Us, Taman Melewar

Look For Us, Taman Melewar

April 25, 2024

A house abandoned for a decade, revived as a homely bakery-cafe: Look for Look For Us, a welcoming space for cinnamon rolls gorgeously glazed with cinnamon cream, pistachio cakes, and lovingly brewed coffee.

Mossarium Cafe, Sungai Buloh

Mossarium Cafe, Sungai Buloh

April 24, 2024

Soft-launching this Friday, Mossarium Cafe is a delightful destination for fans of philodendrons and platyceriums - lovingly crafted by welcoming founders, this is a lush retreat to soothe the soul. Sip matcha lattes amid monsteras and moss walls - Mossarium seeks to be a community...

Luce Osteria Contemporanea: 8 years, dozens of different pizzas, countless contented customers

Luce Osteria Contemporanea: 8 years, dozens of different pizzas, countless contented customers

April 24, 2024

Eight years old and still going strong, Luce Osteria Contemporanea is a lovely choice for pizzas, pastas and other Italian pleasures, from a unique volcanic pizza inspired by Mount Vesuvius to a porcine rendition of Roman saltimbocca.Explore Luce's evocative setting in Raja Chulan's Old Malaya,...

The Eighth Cafe, Old Klang Road

The Eighth Cafe, Old Klang Road

April 23, 2024

Basking in the sunshine of a beautiful skylight, Old Klang Road's new The Eighth Cafe serves up a soothing cafe experience, brewing up smooth tiramisu lattes and coffee matcha lattes for a morning escapade.

Luce Osteria Contemporanea KL: A video sneak peek

Luce Osteria Contemporanea KL: A video sneak peek

April 22, 2024

Luce Osteria Contemporanea: 8 years, dozens of different pizzas, countless contented customersWatch our video here about Luce - full feature to follow this week!

Kooky Bowl, Bandar Sunway

Kooky Bowl, Bandar Sunway

April 21, 2024

Set to soft-launch later this week, Bandar Sunway's Kooky Bowl keeps the Kooky empire rolling to a new neighbourhood, following in the footsteps of Kooky Cream and Kooky Plate. Here, the Sunway University campus crowd can savour a mix-and-match medley of East-and-West fare by day, with a diversit...

Fiftig Seofon, Rumah Tangsi

Fiftig Seofon, Rumah Tangsi

April 21, 2024

KL's new cafe with old-world charm, a five-minute walk from Merdeka Square: Fiftig Seofon (translated to 57, a tribute to 1957) is a lovely fresh space in a heritage townhouse. In this sanctuary of serenity in the city centre,. the welcoming team serves specialities from East to West, from Na...

NICE Bistronome, Petaling Jaya

NICE Bistronome, Petaling Jaya

April 21, 2024

With inspirations that stretch from Nice to Naples, Section 17’s new NICE Bistronome brings together the repertoires of a brasserie and ristorante, with French escargots and Italian arancini sharing a single menu. Chef Andy Choy’s command of the captivating open kitchen marks NICE Bistronome ...

Neighbour Club, Sultan Road

Neighbour Club, Sultan Road

April 20, 2024

Chinatown’s cafe boom continues with the soft-launch of Neighbour Club, the latest spin-off of the JWC Coffee Roastery group.  Sip on JWC's signature blends and single-origins, plus coffee coolers like the Kaya Butter Coffee and Guava Fizz, while shopping for snacks like Choc Oh Sourdough Cracke...

Bibimer, Damansara Perdana

Bibimer, Damansara Perdana

April 19, 2024

Spearheaded by South Korean founders, Damansara Perdana's new Bibimer is a hole-in-the-wall kitchen that specialises in customisable bibimbap and kimbap. For the egg-cloaked bibimbap, choose a base of white or multigrain rice; protein such as tuna, soy or spicy dakgalbi, and soy or spicy bulgogi;...

Luna Kitchen, Tun HS Lee Road

Luna Kitchen, Tun HS Lee Road

April 19, 2024

Luna Kitchen beams into Tun H.S. Lee Road this week, serving house-baked banana loaves coated in creamy chocolate chips, complemented by some of this street's most satisfying coffee. Sandwiches should be available later this month, followed by a hot kitchen of Russian and Eastern European special...

5 Coffee (OFFFFive Coffee), Bukit Jalil

5 Coffee (OFFFFive Coffee), Bukit Jalil

April 18, 2024

Soft-launching this Friday is KL’s first outpost of the OFFFFive (5 Coffee) series of cafes that have spread across Penang, Malacca and Johor in recent months. Specialities comprise coffee with floral and fruity flourishes - sunflower-topped coconut lattes, camellia flower-infused lattes, ora...

Traffic Bean, Bandar Sunway

Traffic Bean, Bandar Sunway

April 18, 2024

Soft-launching in Bandar Sunway, Traffic Bean is the first Klang Valley offshoot of a Penang-born cafe. Traffic Bean’s coffee is fun, fruity and flamboyant - stop for the calamansi americano, go for the peach blossom, a cold brew of jasmine tea with elderflower and osmanthus.

Union Bistrot, The Exchange TRX

Union Bistrot, The Exchange TRX

April 17, 2024

The Exchange TRX’s latest restaurant-cafe, Union Bistrot dishes out a distinctive range of recipes and caffeinated concoctions in a sleek space. Start with the coffee - the Coffee Flight is an engaging way to explore three different experiences from the same Liberica coffee.  Head barista Jun...

Da Fu Di honours the heritage of classic Chinese cuisine in Pavilion Damansara Heights

Da Fu Di honours the heritage of classic Chinese cuisine in Pavilion Damansara Heights

April 16, 2024

Our favourite new Chinese restaurant of 2024, Da Fu Di embraces an elegant, exhilarating exploration of China's culinary heritage, marshalling Hong Kong and Malaysian collaborators with a mastery of timeless traditions.From Pickled Midsummer Ginger Root with Century Eggs to the Signature Herbal B...