Month: March 2015

blind dining KL

Dining in the Dark KL, Kuala Lumpur

Dining in the Dark KL Patricia Podorsek and Monica Tindall “Eating in the dark? No thanks.” “Oh, no. I like to see what I’m eating.” “Not interested.” Along with a polite smile and a nod, these are the typical reactions I’ve received from people when I tell them about …

Fahrenheit 600’s Signature Avocado Paste

Ingredients: 4 avocados 1 lemon 1 jalapeno Pinch of kosher salt Pinch freshly ground black pepper 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons chopped dill 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley   Method:   Put all the ingredients in a blender. Begin blending on a low …

Malaysia's Own Whisky

FiftySix Degrees Whisky, Kuala Lumpur

Caning Jaramillo & Monica Tindall Having myself a real passion for trying new spirits, I’m always enthused when we receive an invitation for a new tasting. This round we were able to sample FiftySix Degrees Whisky, and what’s even more compel…

Italian restaurants in KL

La Scala, Italian Restaurant, Kuala Lumpur

Kristin Cosgrove and Monica Tindall The best keeps getting better as La Scala, a regular on The Yum List “best of” lists, welcomes new chef Emil Sassolini, straight from Italy. Chef Emil has a passion for fresh and wholesome ingredients, sourcing local veggies a…