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CO2 Coffee Bar, Pavilion Bukit Jalil

CO2 Coffee Bar, Pavilion Bukit Jalil

January 25, 2022

CO2 could be a breath of fresh air for coffee hunters, serving up surprisingly nuanced coffee mocktails in a sleek white space that's set to be IG-irresistible.These 'cofftails' playfully weave together caffeine and fruits with smoky spices and herbs - the S.P.Y. is a long black topped with torch...

Lou Lou James: The Italian Kitchen, Desa ParkCity

Lou Lou James: The Italian Kitchen, Desa ParkCity

January 24, 2022

With a menu that spans pizzas to pastas to parmigiana, Lou Lou James' Italian inspirations are as clear as the waters of Lake Garda, making this a reliable new restaurant for burrata, bruschetta and more, with a nod to the produce of Italy's neighbouring nations, including foie gras. Lemon risott...

Underwood Bakers, Bukit Bintang

Underwood Bakers, Bukit Bintang

January 23, 2022

Underwood Bakers won't stay under the radar: The city centre's friendly new bakery-cafe serves up crowd-pleasers in a bright-white, double-storey space. Brunch for two might comprise Eggs Benedict, waffles with panna cotta, pandan kaya croissants, cortados and Australian iced coffee.Underwood Bak...

Overdose Kitten, Seri Kembangan

Overdose Kitten, Seri Kembangan

January 23, 2022

For fans of off-the-beaten-track coffee bars, calm and crowd-free, Overdose Kitten could be the cat's pyjamas, open only on weekends, a friendly space with its own-roasted coffee, served in satisfying flat whites and filters (the Kenya AA Top Asali is bright, clean and rich).Overdose Kitten1502A,...

Chunky, Damansara Utama

Chunky, Damansara Utama

January 22, 2022

Craving cookies? Damansara Utama's new Chunky is all about 'em, living up to its name with thick, soft-baked treats in fresh, tempting flavours of White Chocolate Macadamia, Sea Salt Chocolate Chip, S'mores, Raspberry Ripple, Nutella, Reese's Peanut Butter, Biscoff, Double Chocolate, Hazelnut Pra...

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Malaysian Yee Sang with Salmon Salad & Itik Salai

De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan: Malaysian Yee Sang with Salmon Salad & Itik Salai

January 22, 2022

Experience a one-of-a-kind Malaysian twist on Yee Sang this Lunar New Year with De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan's Malaysian Yee Sang, filled with local vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices for a memorable prosperity toss. Add on Salmon Salai or Itik Salai to make it extra-special!The Malaysian Yee Sang i...

Food District, 1 Utama

Food District, 1 Utama

January 22, 2022

Newly launched in December 2021, the four-week-old Food District revitalises the shopping mall's food hall experience, bringing favourite flavours to a vibrant setting in 1 Utama. It's a one-stop destination for everything from crave-worthy Malaysian rice platters to comforting Asian noodle bowl...

Bukit Jalil's new Wagasa Yakiniku brings Kurobuta pork to KL's friendliest Japanese grill

Bukit Jalil's new Wagasa Yakiniku brings Kurobuta pork to KL's friendliest Japanese grill

January 21, 2022

Stepping into Wagasa Yakiniku is like being spirited away to a secret Japanese kitchen.Enter through the elegantly zen wooden facade into a narrow corridor lined with intimate rooms, flanked by a single bonsai beneath a ceiling of over 100 colourful oil-paper umbrellas, the wagasa that gives this...

JustGood: Wholesome meal deliveries with farm-to-fork ingredients, conceived by a top Malaysian chef

JustGood: Wholesome meal deliveries with farm-to-fork ingredients, conceived by a top Malaysian chef

January 20, 2022

If you care where your food comes from, in support of farms within driving distance of home, JustGood is a new Malaysian produce distributor to know. Rooted in transparency and traceability, JustGood runs a smart farm in Bestari Jaya, barely an hour's drive from the brand's warehouse in Batu Cave...

Glenmarie Hotel & Golf Resort: Private Dining for the Lunar New Year 2022!

Glenmarie Hotel & Golf Resort: Private Dining for the Lunar New Year 2022!

January 20, 2022

Glenmarie Hotel & Golf Resort is renowned for its championship golf courses, but it's not only an idyllic retreat for sporting pleasure - it's also a playground for the palate. Tee-off this Lunar New Year's festive feasting with an exclusive experience at Glenmarie, which is serving eight-c...

Hinode Bento's CNY gift set features yee sang & auspicious attractions in brilliant bento boxes

Hinode Bento's CNY gift set features yee sang & auspicious attractions in brilliant bento boxes

January 20, 2022

Yee Sang in a bento? Usher in a playful new tradition this Lunar New Year with Hinode Bento's festive special, the perfect surprise to send to your favourite people with hopes for happiness, luck and love in the Year of the Tiger.The Hinode CNY Gift Set comprises three different bento boxes, bund...

Kona Bakehouse, SS2 Petaling Jaya

Kona Bakehouse, SS2 Petaling Jaya

January 19, 2022

Walk into Kona Bakehouse’s fields of gold, gaze awhile on the wheat and barley that line its walls, then stay for a baked breakfast. SS2’s friendly new neighbourhood bakery-cafe rises this week with bright pastries and enviable bread, buoyed by generous Japanese inspirations. ...

Tekku Izakaya, Kota Damansara

Tekku Izakaya, Kota Damansara

January 18, 2022

Comfort in bowls and pots: Start with the signature Mini Roe Don at Kota Damansara's new Tekku Izakaya, topped with tobiko, ebiko, mentaiko and ikura for a memorable Japanese rice bowl, mixed with raw quail egg for extra richness (RM40), then soothe the soul with Seafood Nabe, featuring fresh tig...

Seoulite, The Hub SS2

Seoulite, The Hub SS2

January 18, 2022

Seoulite's modern Korean menu makes for a dynamite encounter with everything from chadol baegi to tteokbokki, served cafe-style in new-generation recipes.Hip Korean flavours ring true in savoury temptations like slick, succulent grilled skewers of chicken and leek, served on a hot plate of sweet-...

Hi Tea Malaysia, Sultan Road

Hi Tea Malaysia, Sultan Road

January 17, 2022

Chinatown's new hidden tea room offers an engaging escapade with Chinese tea, served not only in soothing sips but transformed into desserts and culinary delights. Make a reservation at least a few hours in advance for this experience - Hi Tea Malaysia currently serves a distinctive diversity...

Bring home Rinjin Shokudo's Reunion Nabe in furoshiki gift packaging with Japanese ceramic pot

Bring home Rinjin Shokudo's Reunion Nabe in furoshiki gift packaging with Japanese ceramic pot

January 17, 2022

Seeking a heartwarming, soul-soothing feast to share at home with your family this Lunar New Year? Rinjin Shokudo promises a classic Japanese-inspired meal that's captivating for the eyes and comforting for the taste buds.Bring home the Reunion Nabe, brimming with treasures in an exquisite cerami...

Nimbus Restaurant, Damansara Uptown

Nimbus Restaurant, Damansara Uptown

January 16, 2022

Nimbus is a lovely new restaurant with plenty of potential - chef-founder Fred Choong fills his menu with engaging creations, weaving classic elements into contemporary ensembles, putting his playful spin on everything from sang har mee to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.Our first course is ou...

Woori Kape, Taman Desa

Woori Kape, Taman Desa

January 16, 2022

Taman Desa's new Korean-inspired cafe takes a bit of extra effort to visit - Woori Kape opens only on Saturday and Sunday, hidden on the third floor of a shop-lot. But it's worth the climb, founded by friendly Malaysians who love Korean pop culture. Enjoy a calm, leisurely meal of K-drama ramyeon...

Toothless Coffee, Petaling Jaya

Toothless Coffee, Petaling Jaya

January 15, 2022

Coffee enthusiasts who've enjoyed the work of Toothless Coffee in recent years will be thrilled to learn that this respected Malaysian roaster is soon launching its own coffee bar, promising a distinctive adventure beyond the conventional cappuccino. Seating only four or five persons, hidden in P...

White & Black Lakeside Titiwangsa

White & Black Lakeside Titiwangsa

January 15, 2022

 Fans of blue and green vistas might enjoy an afternoon at White & Black, an oasis of calm that opens today with a Titiwangsa lakeside view to complement coffee and cakes.White & Black Lakeside TitiwangsaJalan Tembeling, Kuala Lumpur. Daily, 10am-10pm.

Bandit, Petaling Jaya

Bandit, Petaling Jaya

January 14, 2022

Bandit steals the spotlight in SS2 this month, serving up Asian-inflected brunches and an array of flavoured shokupan in a setting overrun by its adorable raccoon mascot. Japanese milk bread is Bandit’s preservative-free speciality, baked with Japanese flour, French butter and cream, laced with m...

Casa Of Italy, Damansara Kim

Casa Of Italy, Damansara Kim

January 13, 2022

Fans of Italian comfort fare can consider checking out Damansara Kim's Casa Of Italy - the Gnocchi alla Genovese is gorgeously green with basil, generously tossed with zucchini, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and Grana Padano with extra virgin olive oil (RM29), while the Risotto alla Pescadore is ...

iFruits Market: Gift hampers to usher in happiness, honour & health for the Lunar New Year 2022

iFruits Market: Gift hampers to usher in happiness, honour & health for the Lunar New Year 2022

January 13, 2022

Seeking a gorgeous gift hamper to express your warm wishes to loved ones, cherished collaborators and respected clients this Lunar New Year?iFruits Market will satisfy your needs with five different collections that represent everything from happiness to health to fortune, filled with fabulous fo...

Le Pin, Subang

Le Pin, Subang

January 12, 2022

Subang's new hidden bar offers a feminine, familial flourish to the craft beer experience, run by the three Wong sisters - they've put their personal touch on every corner, from the self-illustrated bar counter mural to the furnishing that evokes a comfortable living room. Le Pin is a lovely, wel...

K3 Coffee Lab, Bandar Tasik Selatan

K3 Coffee Lab, Bandar Tasik Selatan

January 12, 2022

Espresso explorers are spoiled for choice at the new K3 Coffee Lab, with two house blends and three single-origins to select for their cappuccinos and Americanos. The K3 North House Blend and K3 Lo-Fi Jazz Blend are the signatures, the former reputedly with a rich fruit sweetness of peach and pas...

Peetzaduh, Cheras

Peetzaduh, Cheras

January 11, 2022

Peetzaduh was one of our favourite pizza deliveries of 2021, so we're happy to see its founders open a full-fledged restaurant this year. If you love experimental pizzas with wacky twists, this is the pizza parlour for you.Pizza blanketed with squid roe? The Wasabi-roe is the current special that...

Minami Omakase, Bukit Jalil

Minami Omakase, Bukit Jalil

January 10, 2022

Billed as Malaysia's first Japanese omakase restaurant that consistently serves live seafood, Minami Omakase offers a tank-to-table feast to thrill fans of the freshest crustaceans, within a five-minute walk of Pavilion Bukit Jalil.Harnessing over 14 years of experience in the Japanese culinary c...

Mikaa Cafe, Taman Overseas Union

Mikaa Cafe, Taman Overseas Union

January 10, 2022

 If you live off Old Klang Road, consider Mikaa Cafe for your coffee and baked treats this weekend. Slated to launch Sunday, 16 January, Mikaa is already offering Lunar New Year butter cookies, pineapple tarts and other seasonal temptations for preorder; its friendly cafe looks set to be a relaxi...

MingMom Chinese Cuisine, TREC KL

MingMom Chinese Cuisine, TREC KL

January 9, 2022

 Stepping into TREC KL during the day is now a sobering reminder of how many restaurants have closed here since 2015. But one has its lights on to keep the faith - MingMom Chinese Cuisine, scarcely a month old, braves the silence of this enclave to serve casual Chinese comfort fare. A bowl of por...

Bricks & Bread, Chow Kit

Bricks & Bread, Chow Kit

January 8, 2022

Bricks & Bread is bound to become one of 2022's most recognisable new cafes, channelling a whitewashed charm in the city's historical heart. But its magnetism is more than skin-deep - it's a delicious destination for your next lunch, with a menu that spans Central American and Mediterranean i...

Chums Cafe & Dining, Cheras

Chums Cafe & Dining, Cheras

January 8, 2022

Cheras' latest modern cafe fires up honest fare with hearty flavours, laced with Australian-sourced flair in its coffee and more.Persuasive pasta is scarce in this neighbourhood, but Chums could change that - its white wine spaghetti with calamari and marjoram is rich and buttery, firm and fresh ...

Feeling Plus, Damansara Heights

Feeling Plus, Damansara Heights

January 7, 2022

Seven years ago, we were walking near our former workplace when we stumbled on an unexpectedly exuberant coffee kiosk outside the Ampang Park LRT Station. Long before Believe became Ted Lasso’s watchword, Optimist Coffee’s baristas had Believe emblazoned brightly behind their counter, working ent...

Her House, Sultan Road

Her House, Sultan Road

January 6, 2022

Fans of friendly bars will enjoy their visit to Her House, hidden on the higher levels of a vintage Chinatown shop-house.Call Me Your Lady and The Lady You Think might be the two cocktails to order first, featuring gin and vodka respectively, blended with the likes of cream or chrysanthemum.Pair ...

MingRenTang Chinese Cuisine, Empire City Damansara

MingRenTang Chinese Cuisine, Empire City Damansara

January 6, 2022

As the season for festive feasts begins before the Lunar New Year, customers can explore MingRenTang Chinese Cuisine for their celebrations, a fresh-faced restaurant in Petaling Jaya that serves both casual and refined cuisine.MingRenTang currently offers two different seven-course set meals that...

15 May, MyTOWN Shopping Centre

15 May, MyTOWN Shopping Centre

January 5, 2022

 Summer comes early: The new 15 May cafe beckons customers to savour a Seoul-style picnic in a mall, with meals charmingly served on wicker trays in a park-inspired setting. The perfect lunch? A spicy Korean beef sourdough sandwich, partnered with kimchi and pickles, followed by a fruit-topped yo...

Hombrucha Cafe, Bukit Jalil

Hombrucha Cafe, Bukit Jalil

January 4, 2022

Kombucha on tap is the pleasurable pour at Bukit Jalil's new kombucha cafe: Hombrucha Cafe's signature Rootbeer Float Kombucha is destined to be a social media star before the week is over, with a kombucha ice bear perched playfully on the beverage with ice cream, tasting nostalgically like an ef...

Untitled, Kepong

Untitled, Kepong

January 3, 2022

Fans of quirky cafes, check out Untitled, a shed-like shelter built over a patch of cleared weeds and bushes, turned into a hidden sanctuary for Japanese-inspired meals and more. With limited seating in this small space, reservations are required, especially since Untitled only opens on Fridays a...

Draftsroom, Imbi

Draftsroom, Imbi

January 2, 2022

Draftsroom is Imbi's new hidden cafe, discreetly tucked between two kopitiams, serving sourdough toasts, pastries, terrific coffee and kombucha. Still a work in progress, Draftsroom's name is a nod to how coffee can often be tweaked and tuned, its final form brought to fruition by the barista who...

Bee Cheng Hiang: Lunar New Year treats & fresh temptations for 2022

Bee Cheng Hiang: Lunar New Year treats & fresh temptations for 2022

January 2, 2022

With the Lunar New Year only weeks away, it's time now to stock up on festive tidbits and treats: Bee Cheng Hiang is bringing out plenty of cheerful temptations with classic and contemporary inspirations, the perfect snacks to munch on while celebrating and catching up with friends and family.Ord...

D'Culture Cafe, Ampang

D'Culture Cafe, Ampang

January 2, 2022

 This Ampang bungalow has been turned into a beautiful new cafe with tasteful rooms, comfortable spaces and charming corners to explore. Still a hidden secret in this neighbourhood, D'Culture is a friendly stop for a peaceful meal with coffee - the nasi lemak platter is a hearty lunch featuring c...

The Travelling Duck, Tropicana Gardens Mall

The Travelling Duck, Tropicana Gardens Mall

December 31, 2021

The Travelling Duck's flagship fowl flew over 10,000 kilometres to be in Malaysia: This new restaurant in Tropicana Gardens Mall specialises in Bayswater-style roasts of London Duck, the Irish-origin, fat-rich breed of duck that's coveted for its clean, fragrant taste and convincing tenderness. H...

Sugirl Desserts, Petaling Jaya

Sugirl Desserts, Petaling Jaya

December 30, 2021

Sugirl Desserts launches its new cafe space in Petaling Jaya next week in lovely lilac tones, fronted by faux lemon trees, serving Asian dessert bowls rich with fruits and wholesome ingredients like Bentong ginger. For a potent hit of Vitamin C, order the Calamansi Bowl, perky with a citrus tang,...

Dapur Kue Maneh, Petaling Jaya

Dapur Kue Maneh, Petaling Jaya

December 30, 2021

This cosy new PJ corner serves northern Malay classics, spanning Kedah’s laksa utara to Kelantan’s tepung gomak. Snack on the kuih specialities, freshly fried for lunch, with hot and heartening highlights like peneram gula kelapa.  Dapur Kue Maneh395, Jalan PJU 1/1, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Boston Ryuichi (Sushi 2219), Cheras

Boston Ryuichi (Sushi 2219), Cheras

December 30, 2021

Here's a peaceful spot for sushi and more in Cheras, made to order with fresh ingredients. Beyond unagi nigiri, it's worth checking out well-priced, well-prepared salads and sushi burritos, including a big bowl of egg with edamame, tomatoes, Japanese cucumbers and carrots on greens (RM10.50) and ...

Kitchen Wakamiya, Solaris Mont Kiara

Kitchen Wakamiya, Solaris Mont Kiara

December 29, 2021

This Japanese-run restaurant offers tasty takes on yoshoku Western-influenced meals, served hot and hearty, fun and fuss-free. Kenkori eggs make everything better in the spaghetti with hamburg and a sunny-side-up in a beefy, tomatoey sauce (RM34) and omurice, with moreish sweet-savoury rice wrapp...

Ní.Kizoku Modern Japanese Dining Bar, Sultan Road

Ní.Kizoku Modern Japanese Dining Bar, Sultan Road

December 28, 2021

Stepping into Ní.Kizoku is like being instantly transported to a distant destination. At first glimpse, this might seem like a clandestine French brasserie, cloaked in crimson curtains, a stone's throw from the Moulin Rouge, with Edith Piaf's classic Sous le ciel de Paris wafting from the speaker...

Texture by C3 Lab, Atria Shopping Gallery

Texture by C3 Lab, Atria Shopping Gallery

December 28, 2021

 Vietnamese coffee verrines, creamy and charming, and vanilla chantilly Swiss rolls, dense and decadent, are among the desirable desserts served at Texture by C3 Lab, which opens for dining in this week at Atria Shopping Gallery.Texture by C3 LabG06 & G07, Atria Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS 22/...

Anjo KL's new hidden bar brings music, wine & cocktails to Petaling Street

Anjo KL's new hidden bar brings music, wine & cocktails to Petaling Street

December 28, 2021

Fans of hidden bars, here's your next adventure: Discover Anjo KL’s intriguing lounge, where sensuous cocktails and spectacular wines await on the first floor of a venerable Petaling Street building. Enjoy your modern European fine-dining dinner at Anjo's main restaurant on the street level, then...

Thai Bro, Chow Kit

Thai Bro, Chow Kit

December 27, 2021

Thai street fare in a vintage KL setting, turned into a tempting new restaurant: Thai Bro's Thai kway chap offers warm, soothing comfort, brimming with rolled rice noodles, pork slices and balls, hard-boiled egg and radish in a clear, rich-tasting soup. Thai Bro19, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 5030...

Porte 70 Bakery & Kitchen, Taman Salak Selatan

Porte 70 Bakery & Kitchen, Taman Salak Selatan

December 27, 2021

 Hearing the siren song of baked temptations, we set sail for Porte 70, Salak South's new port of call for tarts and treats. Porte 70's photogenic setting will make it a busy harbour for social media shutterbugs, but thankfully, its desserts are worth docking for too, with fresh-tasting, full-bod...