Botanica Deli, The Vertical Bangsar South

Taking up a corner space on the ground floor of The Vertical in Bangsar South, Botanica Deli is as chic as cafes come. Spacious, bright and cheerful, tall glass windows allow plenty of natural sunlight to filter in, while the earth hues and wood interiors are accentuated by touches of green, to fit the deli’s greenhouse theme. Part of the Botanica + Co brand (you … Continue reading Botanica Deli, The Vertical Bangsar South

Hilton Malaysia Offers Tantalising Dishes For Dine-In and Takeaway

As we welcome the month of March, Hilton Malaysia presents an array of scrumptious dishes for everyone across its properties: from bento sets to high tea for two, and vacuum-packed meals to bring out the inner chef in you at home. The Food Store, DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka – Bento Express If you’re always on the go, fret not – your lunch and dinner meals … Continue reading Hilton Malaysia Offers Tantalising Dishes For Dine-In and Takeaway

How To Gain Weight: CNY Edition

Happy Chinese New Year! This year’s festivities are much more subdued due to the pandemic, but I still had an enjoyable time bonding (and eating!) with the family over the weekend. To save on the hassle of preparing an elaborate meal for our reunion dinner night, we decided to have hotpot/barbecue out on the porch. We bought most of the ingredients in advance so we … Continue reading How To Gain Weight: CNY Edition

KFC Malaysia Released A “Zero Chicken Burger” – But It’s Not Vegan / Vegetarian-Friendly

You know what KFC is without the chicken? Just KF. …. Okay lame. In all seriousness, woke up today and KFC’s icon on Facebook had turned green. Malaysians being Malaysians, there were many ‘mak kau hijau’ and ‘bila masa KFC dah join PAS ni?’ jokes. But it’s actually in conjunction with the launch of KFC’s new Zero Chicken Burger, a ‘chicken’ burger that – you … Continue reading KFC Malaysia Released A “Zero Chicken Burger” – But It’s Not Vegan / Vegetarian-Friendly

Review: I Tried McDonald’s New Spicy Chicken With Apple Slices Burger

Apples belong in pies. They certainly don’t sound like something you’d put in a burger – but that’s exactly what McDonalds did with their new Spicy Chicken with Apple Slices Burger. Available for a limited time only, it’s described as a sweet and spicy blend with ‘real apple slices paired with crunchy spicy chicken patty, topped with black pepper mayo sauce, all tucked between a … Continue reading Review: I Tried McDonald’s New Spicy Chicken With Apple Slices Burger

Make Your Own Restaurant-Level Reunion Dishes At Home This CNY with Recipes by Professional Chefs

Reunion dinner is a long standing Chinese New Year tradition, and while some among us might not be able to dine out this year due to movement restrictions, we can still keep the spirit of the celebration alive in our homes. MAGGI® Professional, in collaboration with Malaysia Selangor And Federal Territory Ku Su Shin Chong Hung Restaurant Association, has released a mini recipe book – … Continue reading Make Your Own Restaurant-Level Reunion Dishes At Home This CNY with Recipes by Professional Chefs

This “App” Calls Out Auspicious Sayings For Chinese New Year – So You Don’t Have To

Chinese New Year is just around the corner (the first day falls on 12 February), but with the pandemic still raging in many parts of Southeast Asia, celebrations will definitely be more subdued. In Singapore, for example, gatherings will be limited to eight people, no CNY company dinners are allowed, and shouting during lo hei (the act of tossing yusheng, a ‘fish salad’ often served … Continue reading This “App” Calls Out Auspicious Sayings For Chinese New Year – So You Don’t Have To

Your Guide To Different Types of Dimsum

Growing up, my favourite part about weekend mornings was when my parents brought me out for a dimsum breakfast. I loved the hustle and bustle of the dining floor, filled with the chatter of patrons and the clink of plates and chopsticks. I loved the towering baskets of bamboo steamers piled up high on carts that were wheeled to each table, where diners got to … Continue reading Your Guide To Different Types of Dimsum