Bacchus Wine & Tapas Bar @ The Row, Jalan Doraisamy KL

KLites and foodies are always looking for the next hangout spot, and the chic, artsy The Row @ Jalan Doraisamy KL, converted from a row of old shophouses, fulfils all criteria. Located just next to Sheraton Imperial KL, visitors will find cafes, eateries, restaurants and art galleries within a short stretch of buildings. One of…

Good Food & Co Cafe @ Jaya Shopping Mall Petaling Jaya

It’s been awhile since our last MT gathering, but we finally got together for dinner last weekend as a ‘farewell’ for Y: two years after I left the newspaper, she’s the second in our group to follow suit. :P We went to this chic little cafe in Jaya Shopping Mall called Good Food and Co, located…

Shaved Ice Treats @ Mykori Dessert Cafe, Bandar Puchong Jaya

We Malaysians love our ‘food trends’. A couple of years back everyone was crazy about bubble milk tea, the likes of Chatime, Gongcha, etc. Then it was Taiwanese desserts ala Snowflake, the one with grass jelly and taro balls. Now, the in thing is Kakigori, a traditional Japanese summer treat of shaved ice, which comes with…

Book Review – Joyland by Stephen King

Stephen King may be known as the Master of the Macabre, but many people forget that he can be equally skilled when it comes to drama and crime fiction: I’m talking The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption (from his Four Seasons series). There have been a couple of hits and misses, like the lacklustre…

KP Tong Hong Restaurant, Bandar Bukit Puchong – Kuala Pilah Food

Moo was introduced to a restaurant in Bandar Bukit Puchong by her colleague. Tucked in a quiet corner is KP Tong Hong Restaurant, which apparently specialises in Kuala Pilah food from the central state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.  One of their signature dishes is the Park Far Chicken. Amusing name for an interesting dish. It’s…

Food Review: Manhattan Fish Market, Mid Valley Megamall KL

C and I were at Mid Valley Megamall over the weekend for the Pet Expo! But, as usual, first order of the day was lunch. After walking around for a bit, we decided on Manhattan Fish Market. Despite the name, it’s a local chain that serves seafood with a fusion of flavours, from Malaysian to…

Old Malaysian Indie Bands You Need to Know

Hey guys! It’s the end of the month I’m all done with deadlines.. so it’s time to blog (while I’m feeling like it. It’s hard to find time + mood these days. :P) ! N and I were talking about indie music just recently; I shared a couple of songs with him and he was…