Tucking Into Chanko Nabe (Sumo Hotpot) @ Saganobori, Ginza, Tokyo

I was going through some old posts from my Japan trip last year and realised that I missed out writing on this. It was our last night in Tokyo, and as appreciation for our work filming from 3AM – 1PM lol (we were doing a story on the Toyosu Fish Market), our POC / guide Ken-san picked out a place for dinner. It turned out … Continue reading Tucking Into Chanko Nabe (Sumo Hotpot) @ Saganobori, Ginza, Tokyo

A Meaty Affair @ Butcher’s Block, Raffles Singapore

Offering some of the world’s finest cuts of meats with a wood-fire-focused dining experience. Butcher’s Block – a buzzing specialty meat restaurant – opened its doors last month to round off the stellar F&B outlets at the revamped Raffles Arcade in Singapore.   Expect a convivial evening as soon as you step into the restaurant’s stylish adorned interior, which features cobalt blue hues, complementary dark … Continue reading A Meaty Affair @ Butcher’s Block, Raffles Singapore

Review: Unlimited BBQ @ Rocku Yakiniku, 1 Utama Shopping Centre Petaling Jaya

What’s better than barbecue? UNLIMITED BARBECUE.  There’s nothing like the sizzle of fresh meat as it hits the grill, and the glisten of oil and juices over beautifully marbled slices of pork belly. You get all that, and more, at Rocku Yakiniku, a popular Japanese-style barbecue (yakiniku)joint located within 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama Petaling Jaya.  Video here. Scroll to the bottom to read … Continue reading Review: Unlimited BBQ @ Rocku Yakiniku, 1 Utama Shopping Centre Petaling Jaya

Food Review: Korean BBQ @ Apple + Samgyupsal, Bandar Puteri Puchong

*Hey guys! This blog isn’t dead – I’ve just been super busy. 😦  I’ve heard a lot of good things about Apple + Samgyupsal – they have several branches in Kuala Lumpur and around the Klang Valley – but never had the chance to try it out until recently. C and I felt like having meat, so we headed to lunch at their Bandar Puteri … Continue reading Food Review: Korean BBQ @ Apple + Samgyupsal, Bandar Puteri Puchong

Review: Taman Sari Bar & Grill, Marriott Yogyakarta

If you’re looking to indulge in some excellent grilled fare while in Yogyakarta,Indonesia, look no further than Taman Sari Bar & Grill, located within Marriott Yogyakarta Hotel. Named after a royal garden, the establishment is located just next to the pool, with an open layout that exudes chill vibes – great for intimate gatherings, small birthday parties with friends, and romantic candlelit dinners. In the day time, … Continue reading Review: Taman Sari Bar & Grill, Marriott Yogyakarta

Review: World’s Highest Grade Miyazaki Wagyu Beef @ The Olive, Resorts World Genting

A Continental fine dining restaurant seems like an unlikely place to find the world’s highest grade Miyazaki Wagyu Beef – but that’s exactly what diners will get at The Olive at Resorts World Genting. The award-winning establishment is the first in Malaysia to offer Miyazaki Wagyu – from the Miyazaki region in Japan – and only among a handful of restaurants around the world with such … Continue reading Review: World’s Highest Grade Miyazaki Wagyu Beef @ The Olive, Resorts World Genting

Review: BBQ Plaza, IOI Mall Puchong

Love barbecue and hotpot? You can have the best of both at BBQ Plaza, a popular mookata chain with various outlets across Malaysia. Originally from Thailand, mookata (or mu kratha – literally pan/skillet pork) combines a Korean-style raised barbecue plate with a Chinese-style hotpot on the edges. BBQ Plaza is one of the pioneers of this style of cooking in Malaysia, although now it’s quite easy to … Continue reading Review: BBQ Plaza, IOI Mall Puchong