I Spent RM250 On Dessert & Drinks @ Mr Chew’s Chino Latino Bar, WOLO Kuala Lumpur

Yes. RM250. There are plenty of things that RM250 could get me. Two weeks of food. A month’s fuel expenses. Two months worth of phone / internet bills. A fancy All-You-Can-Eat buffet for two at a five-star hotel.  To be fair, it was a special occasion, so I’m not complaining. It’s just that I was rather taken aback by the bill when it came, lol. Tucked … Continue reading I Spent RM250 On Dessert & Drinks @ Mr Chew’s Chino Latino Bar, WOLO Kuala Lumpur

Food Review: SPG by Bijan

Discerning KL-ites will have dined at (or at least, heard of) Bijan, the grand dame of refined Malay cuisine in Kuala Lumpur. Tucked in the quiet, affluent neighbourhood of Bukit Ceylon, the cosy establishment is surrounded by lush greenery, with lots of wood and traditional elements like batik in a contemporary setting. Now, the team has come up with an original venture: SPG by Bijan. … Continue reading Food Review: SPG by Bijan

Review: Durham @ FMS Ipoh – Breathing New Life To The Oldest Bar In Malaysia

Old-timers might recall FMS, possibly the oldest bar in Malaysia, with an air of nostalgia. Short for the Federal Malay States, it was first opened at Market Street in 1906 by a Hainanese immigrant, before taking up residence in a corner unit along a row of pre-war shoplots in 1923. The bar has served patrons for over a century, and was a popular haunt for … Continue reading Review: Durham @ FMS Ipoh – Breathing New Life To The Oldest Bar In Malaysia

The Merchant Bar @ Hotel Armada Celebrates Its 22nd Anniversary

Turning 22 is always a big thing: and The Merchant Bar marked this milestone by inviting friends and media to celebrate at its premises within Hotel Armada PJ. Despite my office being so close to the hotel, I’ve never actually been here. The interiors are a bit dated, but it is still popular with business travellers and the older crowd. Located on the first floor, … Continue reading The Merchant Bar @ Hotel Armada Celebrates Its 22nd Anniversary

Woo Bar @ W Hotel Kuala Lumpur

One of the latest 5-star hotels to grace the Kuala Lumpur skyline, W Hotel  is a cool and edgy establishment, designed for those with a rebellious streak and creative individuals who thrive on non-conformity. Don’t expect to find chandeliers or dated-looking leather couches here! I was visiting for a food review at their Cantonese restaurant, Yen, recently – and couldn’t resist going on a tour of … Continue reading Woo Bar @ W Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Penang: From Sandy Beaches to Skyscraper Rooftops

We continue our gastronomic adventures in Penang – this time at the Hao You (Good Friend) Seafood restaurant at the coastal area of Teluk Kumbar.Located in a somewhat rickety wooden shack just at the edge of the beach, the place serves fresh catch straight from the sea and has gained popularity among locals and tourists alike after a famous food show host featured the stall. … Continue reading Penang: From Sandy Beaches to Skyscraper Rooftops